EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France, June 10: Nothing less than winning will do. Germany's quest for a record fourth European title, only two years after winning a fourth World Cup, begins Saturday against Ukraine in Lille.

Euro Cup 2016 kicks off today!

Published On: June 10, 2016 04:34 PM NPT By: Agencies

PARIS, June 10: The second big continental soccer championship of the summer has certainly heated up the world. Hosts France are set to face Group A opponents Romania at the Stade de France amid an unprecedented security operation, weather and strike fears. France remains as the state of emergency due to last November's attacks on Paris, when 130 people were killed

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 10: Muhammad Ali will return to his old Kentucky neighborhood one last time. Ali's body will ride in a miles-long procession spanning his life — from his boyhood home where he shadowboxed and dreamed of greatness to the boulevard that bears his name and the museum that stands as a lasting tribute to his boxing triumphs and his humanitarian causes outside the ring.

Mexico might have its best team ever to compete in the Copa America, and its opening game will be against a Uruguay team without its best player.

IPL: KKR clinch thriller, hand Pune fourth straight defeat

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

PUNE, April 25: In a game of fluctuating fortunes, Supergiants posted a decent looking 160 for five

Leicester winger Mahrez voted England's player of the year

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, APril 25: Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez became the first African to be named English football's player of the year on Sunday, straight after the Algerian helped his team close in on the Premier League title.

Leicester's Vardy backed by Hodgson as he faces extended ban

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, APril 21:England coach Roy Hodgson backed Jamie Vardy on Wednesday, saying the Leicester striker did not dive in the incident that led to him being sent off last weekend and sympathizing with his angry response to the referee.

West Ham eases to victory over 2nd-string Watford

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LONDON, April 21: Mark Noble scored two penalties to help West Ham beat a second-string Watford side 3-1 on Wednesday and maintain its bid for European football when the club moves to the Olympic Stadium next season.

Liverpool routs Everton 4-0 but striker Origi is carried off

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LIVERPOOL, England, April 21: Liverpool striker Divock Origi scored before being carried off on a stretcher as Everton was overwhelmed 4-0 in Wednesday's Merseyside derby.

Hard-fought win (photo feature)

Published On: April 25, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, April 18: Skipper Paras Khadka completed century as Nepal defeated Namibia by three wickets in the ICC World Cricket League Championship held at the TU Cricket ground in Kirtipur in a nail-biting thriller on Monday.