Neymar makes impression as PSG crush Galatasaray

Neymar marked his first start in a Champions League game in a year by scoring one goal and setting up two more as Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 5-0 win over Galatasaray on Wednesday. Mauro Icardi and Pablo Sarabia netted in the first half at the Parc des Princes, with the world’s most expensive player getting his team’s third within two minutes of the restart.

India vs West Indies:?A perfect storm at Wankhede

If setting a target is work in progress for India, they progressed some distance on Wednesday. Virat Kohli’s side displayed a ruthless approach, piling up 240 for three batting first and then disrupting West Indies’ chase with early wickets to seal a 67-run victory in the final T20 tie and take the three-match series 2-1. In a one-sided affair at the Wankhede Stadium, India recorded their third highest T20 total, and three of their batsmen together clobbered 16 sixes and 19 fours. Rohit Sharma entered the record books by going past 400 sixes across formats in international cricket, while also bringing up the highest stand for any wicket in India-West Indies contests, with KL Rahul.

Mohun Bagan beat I-League debutants TRAU 4-0

It took three rounds for Mohun Bagan to notch up their first win of the 2019-20 I-League and the ease with which it came on Wednesday also showed how much work Manipur’s TRAU (Tiddim Road Athletic Union) need to do in their first season. Francisco Gonzalez’s brace on either side of half-time and a goal each from VP Suhair and Subha Ghosh helped Mohun Bagan win 4-0 and paper over deficiencies that looked glaring against Churchill Brothers on Sunday.

Defending champion PV Sindhu loses campaign opener to Akane Yamaguchi in World Tour Finals

P V Sindhu’s poor run of form continued as the defending champion lost to Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in her campaign opener at the year-ending BWF World Tour Final on Wednesday. Sindhu squandered an 11-6 lead in the second game to go down 18-21 21-18 21-8 in 68 minutes to former world number one Akane Yamaguchi, who scripted a sensational comeback after losing the first game to claim her third successive win over the Indian.

NHAI resolves drain issue, work to resume

Gurugram The stormwater drain falling in the alignment of the proposed underpass at Ambience Mall will be shifted by next month, said officials of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), adding it would pave the way for work on the project to resume. The contractor hired by the NHAI will shift the drain under the supervision of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA).

Would love to play against East Bengal, Mohun Bagan, says Sunil Chhetri

They have upheld the flag of club football in India high over the years, but the recent performances of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan haven’t been anything to write home about in recent times. Spells of trophy-less years, unhappy fans and sponsor problems have put the legacy clubs in a spot of bother. Even as critics have questioned if it is time to look at the new clubs coming in, India skipper Sunil Chhetri believes that their contribution to the game cannot be forgotten overnight.