Morgan leads England to T20 win against Australia

CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan marked his return to cricket by top-scoring in a five-run win over Australia in the lone Twenty20 international in...

Nishikori, Ivanovic crash at US Open

NEW YORK: Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori, last year’s runner-up, crashed out in the opening round of the US Open yesterday while Serena Williams...

Tempers flare as India eye series win

COLOMBO: Fired-up India eyed their first series win in Sri Lanka for 22 years when the home team’s top order collapsed during the decisive...

Kiprop puts Kenya on top in Beijing

BEIJING: Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya topped the medals table at...

Bowlers’ day out opens up India-Sri Lanka Test

COLOMBO: The decisive third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka was on a knife edge after 15 wickets fell during a dramatic...

Swansea cut United down to size

SWANSEA: Second-half goals from Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis earned Swansea City a stirring 2-1 victory over Manchester United yesterday as Garry Monk’s side...

James and Bale lift Real as Vermaelen rescues Barca

MADRID: Real Madrid got their season up and running when Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez struck twice in a 5-0 drubbing of Real Betis...

Ward stars as Palace shock Chelsea

LONDON: Joel Ward proved the unlikely match-winner as Crystal Palace produced one of the shocks of the season to win 2-1 away to Premier...

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...

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6th August