Marin Cilic ended a three-match losing streak against David Goffin and earned a spot at the ATP finals.
With 100 days to go for the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017, Colombo was on Sunday unveiled as the host of the 10-team event, which will be staged from February 7 to 21 next year.
Favourites India prevailed 3-2 over arch-rivals Pakistan to reclaim the Asian Champions Trophy hockey, presenting a perfect Diwali gift to the nation here on Sunday.
Lewis Hamilton continued his fighting late-season defence of his world title by grabbing pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Saturday’s tense qualifying session for Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix.
Major champions Juan Martin del Potro, Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza are among the tennis players taking part in exhibition matches at Madison Square Garden on March 6.
Juan Mata scored the winner as Manchester United bounced back from its humiliating defeat at Chelsea with a 1-0 derby victory over Manchester City in the EFL Cup fourth round, extending its local rival’s winless run to six matches.
Simona Halep got her WTA Finals campaign off to a perfect start on Sunday when the Romanian world number four dominated an erratic Madison Keys to race to a 6-2 6-4 victory in the opening match of the tournament.