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...

Bilbao end 31-year trophy wait

MADRID: Athletic Bilbao claimed their first trophy in 31 years as they drew 1-1 with 10-man Barcelona to win the Spanish Super Cup 5-1...

Benteke secures Liverpool victory

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers backed new signing Christian Benteke to transform his side's play after the former Aston Villa striker's goal secured a...

City sharpen Chelsea’s pain

MANCHESTER: Manchester City deepened the gloom at Chelsea with a rousing 3-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium yesterday that took them five points clear...

Djokovic advances, Kyrgios exits to boos

MONTREAL: World number one Novak Djokovic, second seed Andy Murray and three-time champion Rafa Nadal were all cheered into the quarter-finals of the Rogers...

Phelps sizzles in 200m medley

SAN ANTONIO: Michael Phelps made it three national titles in three world leading times in three days on Sunday with a sizzling 200m individual...

Coutinho beauty gives Liverpool Stoke revenge

STOKE-ON-TRENT: Philippe Coutinho scored a stunning late goal as Liverpool avenged their humiliating defeat on last season's final day against Stoke City with a...

Walker gifts United opening win

MANCHESTER: Manchester United secured an unconvincing 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in their opening Premier League game of the season yesterday thanks to an...

Campbell sisters keep it in the family

KAZAN: The sisters of speed are keeping the 100-meter freestyle title all in the family. Bronte Campbell led all the way against a strong...

Messi at the centre of a headbutt controversy – Tempers flare in Barcelona win

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi was at the centre of a headbutting controversy on Wednesday as Barcelona cruised to a 3-0 victory over Serie A side...

MPs regret Gulf Cup’s suspension

KUWAIT: MP Askar Al-Enezi expressed regret at the decision to postpone the 23rd Gulf Cup soccer tournament set to be held in Kuwait for...

Ledecky on verge of history

KAZAN: Katie Ledecky claimed her third world championships gold yesterday to leave her poised to make history while Adam Peaty's breaststroke double capped an...

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