Federer out of Cincinnati with bad back, Nadal # 1

MASON: Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew Monday from the Western & Southern Open because of a back injury. He has won the Masters series...

‘Champagne on ice’ for Wimbledon, says Murray

LONDON: Andy Murray warned Novak Djokovic he has the champagne on ice as the Queen’s Club history-maker plots to end the world number one’s...

Sunderland get rare win as Defoe stun Palace

LONDON: Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe cashed in on a horrendous defensive mix-up to give his struggling side a much-needed 1- 0 win at Crystal...

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

MADRID: In a recurring theme of Real Madrid's stuttering season, Zinedine Zidane protested all his side lacked was a goal as they fell 10...

Higuain becomes Europe’s top scorer as Inter stumble

MILAN: Gonzalo Higuain struck his 21st goal in as many games to help Napoli tighten their grip on Serie A with a 4-2 win...

Ooredoo concludes RoadRush sponsorship

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait concluded the sponsorship of the ninth edition of the RoadRush Racing Competition for Women which took place at Kuwait...

McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

LAS VEGAS: Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor will meet Russian lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas in October on his return to...

Spain, Italy cruise as Wales held again

PARIS: Wales conceded an agonising late equaliser as Serbia battled to a 1-1 draw in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday as former champions...

Serena Williams named Sportsperson of 2015

NEW YORK: Serena Williams, who owned the tennis world this year even as she battled illness and injury, was named sportsperson of 2015 yesterday...

Suso sizzler salvages Milan draw at Lazio

MILAN: A late equaliser from Suso secured a share of the points as AC Milan relaunched their Europa League bid with a precious 1-1...

From dream to nightmare: Afghan ‘Little Messi’ Murtaza forced to flee

Intense fighting as Taleban launches offensive KABUL: Murtaza Ahmadi moved the world with his love for footballer Lionel Messi in 2016. His dream of meeting...

Portugal substitute Quaresma snatches extra-time winner

LENS: A close-range header from Portugal substitute Ricardo Quaresma secured a 1-0 win over Croatia after the game burst into life late in extra...

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