Benitez’s Madrid stumbles in 2-2 draw at Valencia

BARCELONA: Real Madrid squandered a great opening goal and a chance to catch Barcelona in the Spanish league standings when it slipped to a...

Amla stands firm against England

CAPE TOWN: South African captain Hashim Amla defied England's bowlers and batted throughout the third day of the second Test at Newlands yesterday. Amla made...

Murray off to flying start with easy win at Hopman Cup

PERTH: World number two Andy Murray blew away his training court cobwebs with a season-opening demolition of Frenchman Kenny de Schepper at the mixed...

Sub’s Partey piece sends Atletico top

BARCELONA: Substitute Thomas Partey scored his first La Liga goal as Atletico Madrid beat bottom club Levante 1-0 to go top of the table...

Djokovic admits concerns after friend becomes Federer coach

DOHA: World number one Novak Djokovic admitted yesterday it will be bizarre to see his friend Ivan Ljubicic helping coach one of his greatest...

Lennon on mark as improved Everton hold Spurs

LIVERPOOL: Aaron Lennon scored against his former club as Everton displayed rediscovered resolve in a 1-1 draw at home to Champions League-chasing Tottenham Hotspur...

Stokes batters S Africa in blistering double ton

CAPE TOWN: Ben Stokes bludgeoned a career-best 204 not out, the second fastest double century ever, in a devastating display of attacking batting to...

Rooney’s gem gives Van Gaal new year cheer

MANCHESTER: Wayne Rooney eased the pressure on Louis van Gaal as the Manchester United captain's superb backheeled strike secured a hard-fought 2-1 win over...

Messi hits 500 in style, Barca keep La Liga lead

BARCELONA: Luis Suarez struck twice and Lionel Messi scored on his 500th appearance for Barcelona who set a new Spanish record of goals in...

Fiery net spell sees S Lanka turn tables on New Zealand

NELSON: A cracking 91 by Tillakaratne Dilshan after a fiery net session set Sri Lanka up for an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand in...

Uchiyama fends off challenge to WBA title

TOKYO: Undefeated champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan on Thursday successfully defended his World Boxing Association super featherweight title for the 11th time, beating Nicaraguan...

Ronaldo double as Real sink Sociedad

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and missed a penalty as Real Madrid eased the pressure on under fire coach Rafael Benitez by moving to...

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