Lithuanian pentathlete pips strong field to take gold, Italy’s Sotero wins silver; bronze for France’s Clouvel Vinay Nayudu Doha Lina Batuleviciute of Lithuania carried on with her recent super form to emerge on top in the UIPM ..
afp Phillip Island, Australia World championship leader Marc Marquez snatched pole position and left title rival Andrea Dovizioso in his wake in the final seconds of qualifying Saturday for the Australian MotoGP. Triple world ..
afp London Manchester United fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday as Pep Guardiola's free-scoring Manchester City moved five points clear at the Premier League summit. Aaron Mooy and Laurent ..
AFP Mumbai New Zealand captain Kane Williamson urged his teammates on Saturday to avenge last year's narrow ODI series defeat to India by putting in the performance of their lives this time around. The Kiwis and their hosts were ..
reuters AUSTIN, Texas Formula One title favourite Lewis Hamilton shattered the Circuit of the Americas track record on Friday as he dominated practice for a U.S. Grand Prix that could bring him a fourth world championship. The ..
Visitors shot out for 219; Hope left stranded on 90 AFP Bulawayo Zimbabwe spinners Graeme Cremer and Sean Williams shared seven wickets as the West Indies were bowled out for 219 on the opening day of the first Test at Queens Sports Club ..
Sharjah: All-rounder Thisara Perera will lead a 16-man Sri Lankan squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan it was announced on Saturday. The Squad: Thisara Perera (captain), Dilshan Munaweera, Danushka ..
afp Stockholm Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov beat Italy's Fabio Fognini 6-3, 7-6 (7/2) to make the Stockholm ATP final on Saturday to consolidate his bid to play in a first end-of-season Masters. Top-seeded Dimitrov climbed ..
afp Ascot, United Kingdom Frankie Dettori stole the show with a British Champions Day double at Ascot on Saturday as master Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien celebrated a record-equalling 25th top tier winner of the season. Dettori ..
afp Berlin Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund threw away a two-goal lead in their 2-2 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday as the pressure remains on goalkeeper Roman Burki. Dortmund are winless in their last three games after ..
afp Paris Keita Balde netted his first goal since his big-money summer move to Monaco as the reigning French champions eased to a welcome 2-0 victory at home to Caen in Ligue 1 on Saturday. Balde got the opener midway through the first ..
reuters LONDON Though he says he feels no pressure from above, Antonio Conte looked a relieved man and said he was lucky after his Chelsea side came from behind to beat Watford 4-2 on Saturday, halting October's winless run. But he ..
AFP Barcelona Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted on Saturday the Catalan giants cannot be used by either side of a political battle over Catalonia's drive to gain independence from Spain. A powerful symbol of ..
AFP Manchester Jose Mourinho says he is judged by a different set of standards from his rival managers in the Premier League because of his previous successes but insists that criticism does not upset him. The Manchester United ..
AFP Saint-Germain-en-Laye Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar will be crucial to the development of fellow new recruit Kylian Mbappe, the club's vice-captain Marquinhos has told AFP. Marquinhos also said he believes ..
AFP London Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed suggestions from Watford striker Troy Deeney that his players can be bullied and show little stomach for a physical battle. Deeney made the remarks after Arsenal's 2-1 ..
Moscow: The renovated Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, venue for the 2018 World Cup final, is to reopen with glamour friendly between Russia and Argentina next month. Argentine association AFA~confirmed late Friday that their team ..
Montevideo: Luis Suarez will play no part in Uruguay's two friendlies in Europe in November, at the request of his club Barcelona, to allow the striker to rest a nagging knee injury. Uruguay play Poland on November 10 in Warsaw ..
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil football coach Tite has recalled forward Diego Souza and midfielder Diego for international friendlies against Japan and England next month. As expected, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, Manchester ..
AFP Barcelona Barcelona's Argentine legend Lionel Messi entered the highly-charged drive by Catalonia for independence on Friday when he posted a video on social media of his child singing in Catalan The clip on Instagram ..
AFP Rome Serie A's top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday. Italian international Immobile has scored 11 ..
afp Jeju, South Korea Justin Thomas battled to a two-under par 70 in brutal winds at the CJ Cup on Saturday and thought he played better than when shooting 63 two days earlier. It took Thomas into a share of the lead with fellow American ..
The Houston Astros kept their hopes of a World Series berth alive Friday, beating the New York Yankees 7-1 to level the American League Championship Series at three games apiece. Houston ace Justin Verlander pitched another ..
afp Los Angeles LeBron James has picked up right where he left off last season, scoring 24 points and dishing out eight assists on Friday as the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97. The four-time NBA most ..
afp Brisbane, Australia Australia withstood a furious late charge to upset New Zealand 23-18 in a pulsating Bledisloe Cup match on Saturday, piercing a fresh hole in the world champions' aura of invincibility. Reece ..