Sports

Lionel Messi led Barcelona to a decisive 5-2 away victory over Athletic Bilbao Sunday, bringing his team to within just a point of Real Madrid, which is at the top of the La Liga standings....

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has revealed that not only has he remodelled his action to legally bowl again in international cricket, he has added two new deliveries to his armoury and hinted he could return to Australia for the Big Bash League next summer....

Smit Singh bagged a golden double in men’s skeet on the concluding day of shooting competitions in the 35th National Games to help Punjab edge out Maharashtra and finish second in the shooting medals tally at the Kerala Police Academy Range here Sunday. Services finished on top. ...

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday approved left-handed opening batsman Nasir Jamshed as a replacement for Mohammad Hafeez in Pakistan's World Cup squad....

National champion Pankaj Advani continued his imperious run as he won all his three matches here Sunday to maintain his unbeaten record after five matches in the selection trials for the Asian Snooker Championship to be held in Malaysia later this year....