Bolt retains 100m world title

BEIJING: Usain Bolt once again produced his best when it mattered most to retain his 100 metres world title and reassert his status as...

Barca gain revenge on Bilbao

MADRID: Barcelona exacted revenge for their Spanish Super Cup defeat to Athletic Bilbao to get off to a winning start in La Liga thanks...

India eye victory after Sangakkara falls for 18

COLOMBO: Kumar Sangakkara, the fifth-highest run-scorer in Test history, was dismissed for 18 in his last international innings yesterday to leave Sri Lanka in...

Aussies win final Ashes Test

LONDON: Australia sent captain Michael Clarke into international retirement with an innings and 46-run victory in the fifth and final Ashes Test at The...

Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position yesterday to stretch his lead over Mercedes team mate...

Qatar agrees to host joint Asian, World Cup qualifiers

KUWAIT: Kuwait Football Association said yesterday that Qatar Football Association agreed to have Kuwait national team hold its joint Asian Cup and World Cup...

Serena survives Ivanovic scare

CINCINNATI: Defending champion Serena Williams reached the semi-finals of the Western & Southern tournament in Cincinnati but not before having her mettle tested in...

India take charge after Mathews’s century

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews hit a century before India fought back to assume control of the second Test at the P. Sara...

Hamilton takes pole trophy

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Double world champion Lewis Hamilton clinched the Formula One pole trophy at the Belgian Grand Prix yesterday with a flawless lap to take...

Farah makes history in Beijing

BEIJING: Mo Farah etched his name in the pantheon of middle distance running greats and put a tough season opening behind him yesterday when...

Rooney misfires as Newcastle hold Utd

MANCHESTER: Manchester United’s early-season goal-scoring problems resurfaced in a 0-0 draw with Newcastle United yesterday that left them with just two goals from their...

Djokovic routs Wawrinka for semi spot

CINCINNATI: World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to advance to the semi-finals of the ATP and WTA...

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