Sunday, May 26, 2019

“Retiring too early would haunt me forever”; says Amir Khan

LONDON: After beaten by Terence Crawford in a WBO welterweight title bout on Saturday after succumbing to a low blow in the sixth round in New York, Amir Khan feels he has plenty still to...

Tiger Woods back in top ten rankings

AUGUSTA: Tiger Woods continued his stunning rise up the world rankings on Monday by officially returning to the top 10 for the first time since 2014 after his dramatic fifth Masters win.

Paul Scholes charged with betting offences

LONDON: Former Manchester United great Paul Scholes has been charged by the Football Association (FA) for allegedly breaking their betting rules, English football's governing body announced on Tuesday. The charge levelled at...

Virat Kohli named among Wisden’s Cricketers of the Year for third time

LONDON: Virat Kohli was Wednesday named as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year and also became the first player to win the award for leading cricketer in the world in three successive...

Pakistan ‘second or third favourites’ for WC: Morgan

DUBAI: England captain Eoin Morgan elucidated that Pakistan is one of the strongest contenders for the upcoming International Cricket Council Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 that is set to commence on May 30.

No threat to Pakistan-India match on Sunday, June 16

LONDON: Pakistan's World Cup 2019 clash with India is not under threat and is expected to go ahead as planned, according to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) General Manager Strategic Communications, Claire Furlong.

After S. Pole, now North Pole is target of Aparna

DEHRADUN (Uttarakhand):  Aparna Kumar, who became the first woman Indian Police Service (IPS) DIG and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officer to successfully conquer the South Pole, has set her eyes on another summit.

Gayle achieves another swashbuckling feat in IPL

MOHALI (Punjab): Chris Gayle, the West Indies left-handed batsman on Saturday became the first player in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to smash over 300 sixes in the tournament as he scored a quickfire knock...

India retain top-spot in ICC Test rankings

DUBAI: India have retained the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Championship Mace as they secured the number one spot on the ICC Test Team Rankings while New Zealand have ensured second place.

Aaron Finch terms his performance against Pakistan

DUBAI: Australia whitewashed Pakistan in a five-match ODI series in the UAE with the help of their limited-overs captain Aaron Finch's scintillating form, who called his performance in the series 'most consistent with the bat.'