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Sports biopics can help in eliminating drug problem in India: Sandeep Singh

"If there is a sports culture, then future generations will stay away from drugs, and sports biopics can play a role in this,” said former hockey captain Sandeep Singh.

Chennaiyin FC appoint Englishman Paul Groves as assistant coach

The 52-year-old Groves, who was last working as first-team coach at Birmingham City last season, replaces compatriot Mark Lillis.

Women motor racers aim to end male domination as Coimbatore Nationals get underway

The Ahura Racing team -- an all-girl team of six participants -- scripted history when they drove the Formula LGB cars at the Kari Motor Speedway over the weekend.

World Cup: France ease past Uruguay 2-0 to book semis berth

The South American team was dealt a blow before the match when striker Edinson Cavani was left out, having failed to recover from a calf injury.

‘Luck not on our side, it’s hard to accept’: Brazil coach Tite rues loss to Belgium

Tite expressed pride in his players and staff and said that any mistakes Brazil might have made could not be attributed to a lack of commitment.

Preview: Belgium's 'golden generation' have task cut out against Brazil

The best result that Belgium have achieved in their World Cup history is reaching the semi-finals in 1986, when they eventually finished fourth.

Uruguay's defence to test France's attacking prowess in World Cup quarters

"If you let France have space it will be very difficult," Uruguay's coach Oscar Tabarez was quoted as saying by media outlets.

Joachim Loew working on rescue plan for German football

"Joachim Loew and I feel a lot of energy to set sail and shape a new era for German football," the German team's general manager Oliver Bierhoff said.

Chennai gears up for 2nd round of racing nationals

The most significant development is that for the first time ever in the National championship, slick tyres will be used in races.

‘We have created our own history’: England coach Southgate lauds players after win

Southgate also hopes the result will give belief to "generations of (English) players that will follow".