Sunday, February 17, 2019

Schippers wins 200 metres gold

BEIJING: Dutch sprinter Dafne Schippers smashed a European record which has stood since the 1970s as she won world 200m gold with an electrifying...

Bolt crushes Gatlin to claim Beijing double

BEIJING: Turns out, only a man on wheels can take down Usain Bolt. Shortly after the Jamaican great won a fourth 200-meter title and...

New-look pitch leaves India, S Lanka guessing

COLOMBO: India and Sri Lanka were left to ponder the behaviour of an unusually greenish wicket as they delayed naming their lineups for the...

Platini wants football at forefront of presidency

ZURICH: FIFA presidential candidate Michael Platini will publish his manifesto in the next six to eight weeks and wants to bring football back into...

Federer and Nadal at US Open crossroads

NEW YORK: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with 31 major titles between them, head for the US Open with their Grand Slam careers at...

PCB halts early return for Butt and Asif

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket authorities yesterday set out a path for spot-fixing convicts Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif to return to the international game, but...

India, Sri Lanka set for thrilling finale

COLOMBO: Virat Kohli’s buoyant India will chase their first series win in Sri Lanka in 22 years when the third and decisive final Test...

Milan confirm return of Reds misfit Balotelli

MILAN: Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli said he is ready to resurrect his career as he re-joined AC Milan on a season-long loan deal that...

Ashes to dashes as England and Australia fail Test exam

LONDON: One of the charms of Test cricket is that a match scheduled to last five days allows for the possibility of a fightback,...

IndyCar driver dies after wreck

PENNSYLVANIA: British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of a...

Federer captures Cincinnati crown

CINCINNATI:  Roger Federer moved into pole position for a US Open title run on Sunday, capturing his seventh Cincinnati Masters with a dominant 7-6...

Ashwin helps India level Sri Lanka series

COLOMBO: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin caused a dramatic Sri Lanka collapse as India completed a crushing 278-run victory in the second Test in Colombo yesterday...

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