Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in fourth ODI
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday, taking a 4-0...
G7, tech giants agree on plan to block extremist content online
G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the...
Journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after two years in captivity
Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi, who was abducted two years ago recovered from Pak-Afghan border home on Wednesday night. The...
First Test: Pakistan lose three wickets on 4th day against Sri Lanka
Pakistan on the fourth day of the first Test match against Sri Lanka lost three weeks at Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Pakistan resumed today with Azhar Ali (74) and Haris Sohail after Sri Lanka dismissed Babar Azam in the final over of the third day. Azhar, on Saturday,... Read more
29 hurt as French stadium barrier collapses
Twenty-nine fans were hurt, five of them seriously, when a barrier collapsed Saturday at a stadium in the northern French city of Amiens as away supporters celebrated their opening goal. A fence separating Lille fans from the pitch gave way as they surged forward to celebrate the goal against... Read more
Australian Rules: Tigers maul Crows to end long AFL title drought
The Richmond Tigers shrugged off decades of frustration to win their 11th Australian Football League championship and first in 37 years with a 48-point trouncing of the Adelaide Crows in the Grand Final in Melbourne on Saturday. Trailing by 10 points after the opening quarter, the Tigers piled on... Read more
Sri Lanka fight back after Pakistan’s solid start
Openers Shan Masood and Sami Aslam scored half centuries before Sri Lanka’s spinners hit back to put Pakistan under pressure on the third day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Pakistan were 121-2 at lunch after both openers were removed, with Azhar Ali unbeaten on five... Read more
Chandimal stars as Sri Lanka put pressure on Pakistan
Captain Dinesh Chandimal made an unbeaten 155 as Sri Lanka put the pressure on Pakistan on the second day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Openers Sami Aslam (31 not out) and Shan Masood (30 not out) negotiated 23 overs to take Pakistan to 64-0, still... Read more
Rampant PSG rout sorry Bayern 3-0
Paris St Germain tore apart Bayern Munich to win 3-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday as the French club’s expensively-assembled attack made another devastating statement of their potency. Dani Alves, Edinson Cavani and Neymar found the net, with Kylian Mbappe also making his mark with two assists, to... Read more
Neymar fit to face Bayern, penalty row resurfaces
Neymar has been included in Paris St Germain’s squad for Wednesday’s Champions League game against Bayern Munich after recovering from a foot injury, coach Unai Emery said on Tuesday. The Brazilian’s return fuelled speculation over whether the Brazilian forward or Edinson Cavani would take a penalty if the French... Read more
Pakistan should play ‘aggressive’ cricket against Sri Lanka: Ramiz Raja
The ex-captain of Pakistani cricket team Ramiz Raja believes the upcoming series with Sri Lanka offers a decent opportunity to test possible replacements for retired legends Younis Khan and Misbah ul Haq. Talking to a private news channel, he said that Sri Lanka has a comparatively weaker side, which,... Read more
Arsenal will not sacrifice any competition this season: Wenge
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said the club cannot afford to ignore any competition unlike rival managers who have questioned the value of the League Cup. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggested scrapping of the League Cup could help avoid fixture congestion and would help English clubs become more... Read more
Federer leads Team Europe to victory in first Laver Cup
Roger Federer won the inaugural Laver Cup for Team Europe on Sunday, beating back a fierce challenge from players from the rest of the world to claim the trophy in a dramatic final match of the weekend. Despite cruising through the first two days, the Europeans needed the last... Read more
Nadal and Federer team up to widen Europe’s lead in Laver Cup
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal took care of business in their singles matches before teaming up in an eagerly anticipated doubles pairing to extend Europe’s lead over players from the rest of the world in the inaugural Laver Cup on Saturday. The new team tennis event, kicking off in... Read more
ICC confirms corruption unit probe into Sri Lanka
The International Cricket Council announced Saturday it had initiated investigations in Sri Lanka and that officers from its anti-corruption unit (ACU) had recently visited the country. The ICC’s general manager, ACU, Alex Marshall, confirmed the probe in a statement issued from the global governing body’s Dubai headquarters, saying: “The... Read more
Federer thanks lucky stars for Nadal fightback
Roger Federer has admitted his year would have been “very different” had he not battled back from a 1-3 fifth-set deficit in his Australian Open triumph against Rafael Nadal. Without a Grand Slam title since 2012, Federer fought back to beat Nadal in January´s decider in Melbourne, setting himself... Read more
Chelsea agree to sell Costa back to Atletico Madrid
Diego Costa’s messy split from Chelsea appeared to reach its conclusion on Thursday with the Premier League club saying they had agreed to sell the Spain striker back to Atletico Madrid. Costa, a key figure in Chelsea’s two titles in the last three seasons, has not featured for the... Read more