Category: Sports

Joe Root could be world’s best if freed from captaincy, says Warne

London: Shane Warne believes England should seriously consider replacing Joe Root with Jos Buttler as Test captain to allow Root…

Khawaja knock ‘one of the great Test innings’, says Paine

Dubai: Australia captain Tim Paine hailed Usman Khawaja's painstaking rearguard effort as "one of the great Test innings" after his…

Real Madrid says it will sue over Ronaldo ‘rape’ saga report

Madrid: Real Madrid said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit against a Portuguese newspaper that wrote the Spanish giants pushed…

No Messi, no problem as Argentina beat Iraq 4-0

Riyadh: Argentina shrugged off the absence of Lionel Messi as a second-string team eased past Iraq 4-0 in an international…

Shami returns to India’s ODI squad for two W. Indies games

Hyderabad: India has recalled fast bowler Mohammed Shami to the one-day international squad for the first two matches against West…

Gautam Gambhir, Gauri Sawant inspired by specially abled girl’s story

Mumbai: Cricketer Gautam Gambhir and transgender activist Gauri Sawant say the story of Nisha Lobo, who was abandoned by her…

Shouldn’t compare Prithvi to anyone yet: Kohli

Hyderabad: Teenage batting sensation Prithvi Shaw's performance in the opening Test against the West Indies has not only earned him…

Tour de France trophy stolen from Birmingham

London: The Tour de France trophy, which was won by professional British cyclist Geraint Thomas this year, has been stolen…

Coming soon: A show on Messi’s life

Madrid: A Canada-based entertainment company will soon be making a show on the life of star Argentinean striker Lionel Messi.…

Ahmed Shehzad added to PSL pool of players

Islamabad: Opener Ahmed Shehzad, who is currently serving a four-month ban for failing a dope test, has been added to…

Abdur Rehman bids adieu to international cricket

Karachi: Pakistan spinner Abdur Rehman has announced his retirement from international cricket. Declaring the same, the 38-year-old said that it…

Nadal welcomes Majorca flood victims to his tennis academy

Madrid: World number one Rafael Nadal is helping the flood victims of his native place Majorca by opening the gates…

ICC World T20 Qualifiers: Malaysia chased the target in 10 balls to beat Myanmar

In one of the most astonishing matches in cricket history, Malaysia chased down a target of 10 runs in just…

Virat Kohli to equal Inzamam-ul-Haq’s tough record

The India skipper, Virat Kohli is scoring centuries for fun at the moment. He led the way again with his…

FIFA wants to double number of women footballers

Paris: FIFA, the governing body of world football, wants to double the number of women players, saying on Wednesday that…

Cricket: ICC to tighten sanctions on leagues

Dubai: World cricket's governing body will discuss ways to tighten up how various Twenty20 and T10 leagues are sanctioned in…

Need to avoid complacency in hockey Asian Champions Trophy: Manpreet

Muscat: Even as the disappointment of losing to Malaysia in the semi-final of the 18th Asian Games still lingers on…

Shuttler Sindhu welcomes MeToo movement

New Delhi: Rio silver medallist P.V.Sindhu on Wednesday encouraged people from various walks of life to step out and speak…

‘Messi can lead Argentina to World Cup glory in 2022’

Madrid: Former Argentina coach Jorge Luis Sampaoli believes that star striker Lionel Messi could lead the team to a World…

Djokovic powers into third round in Shanghai Masters

Shanghai: World number 3 Novak Djokovic breezed into the third round of ATP Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Jeremy Chardy…