SYDNEY, August 20: Rafael Nadal, who will return to the top of the world rankings for the first time in three years on Monday, announced on Sunday that he would be opening his 18th season as a professional at the Brisbane International in January.
KATHMANDU, August 19: New Diamond Academy has signed one year sponsorship deal with Shivam Cement Limited on Saturday. New Diamond’s coach Kumar Rai and Shivam’s vice-president Sajan Devkota signed on the agreement paper amidst a signing ceremony in the capital on Saturday.
CINCINNATI, August 19: Top-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal defeated fellow countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in straight sets on Friday to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Australian Nick Kyrgios.
MADRID, August 17: Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain's dominant force.