Osaka aims to inspire new generation

MELBOURNE: Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said she felt comfortable being a role model for the next generation after her fourth Grand Slam victory...

Mendis, Mathews defy NZ with epic stand to give S Lanka hope

Sri Lanka still need a further 37 to avoid an innings defeat WELLINGTON: New Zealand's Tim Southee falls...

Flamboyant Kuwaiti fencer knocked out in early loss

RIO DE JANEIRO: Kuwait's Abdulaziz Alshatti, the lone independent fencer in the Rio Olympics, was knocked out yesterday after an early loss. Kuwait's Olympic Committee...

Lanka spinners put India on backfoot after Dhawan ton

PALLEKELE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a scintillating century for India, but Sri Lanka's spinners struck five times to leave the tourists on edge after the...

Celtic clinch championship with win over Aberdeen

GLASGOW: Celtic clinched the Scottish Premiership championship for the fifth time in a row as they survived a nervy finish to seal a 3-2...

Krejcikova ousts Gauff to reach first Grand Slam semi-final at French Open

PARIS: Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic reached her first Grand Slam semi-final at the French Open yesterday as she beat 17-year-old Coco...

Konta reaches third round at Wimbledon

Gritty Nishikori down Stakhovsky LONDON: Britain’s biggest hope for a women’s champion at Wimbledon worked her way into the third round yesterday. Johanna Konta trailed...

Denmark’s Axelsen beats reigning champ for badminton gold

TOKYO: Denmark's Viktor Axelsen won Olympic badminton gold yesterday in Tokyo, becoming the first non-Asian man to win the singles title since 1996. World...

Belgium snatch 3-2 win over Japan to set up Brazil clash

ROSTOV-ON-DON: Belgium threw caution to the wind to reach the World Cup quarter-finals as substitute Nacer Chadli scored in the dying seconds against Japan...

Iran close in on W Cup, Australia beat UAE

SYDNEY:  Iran took a significant step towards qualifying for next year's World Cup finals with a 1-0 win over China yesterday that pushed Marcello...

Puig hopes for golden form in Melbourne

MELBOURNE: Monica Puig would never trade her surprise singles gold at the Rio Games for any grand slam success but Puerto Rico's first Olympic...

Classy Pogba steers Man Utd to 3-0 victory at Young Boys

Mourinho unhappy with Young Boys' artificial pitch BERN: Captain Paul Pogba produced an outstanding performance garnished by two goals to help Manchester United to a...

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