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Serena survives scare to advance in Miami

afp Miami Serena Williams survived an “irresponsible” second set lapse on Friday to see off Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson 6-3, 1-6, 6-1 in her second-round opener of the WTA and ATP Miami Open. “I wasn’t really happy with my ..

Alaphilippe claims first ‘Monument’ victory in Milan-San Remo

afp San Remo, Italy France’s Julian Alaphilippe won a sprint finish to the Milan-San Remo on Saturday, claiming his first victory in one of cycling’s ‘Monument’ classic races. The Deceuninck Quick-Step rider finished ahead of a ..

Germany under pressure ahead of Dutch derby

afp Berlin Marco Reus has called on Germany to win back the trust of their fans when they launch their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against old rivals the Netherlands on Sunday. Germany were booed by fans in Wolfsburg during their 1-1 ..

afp Basel, Switzerland Jose Mourinho is gunning for a return to top level management and a third Champions League title, the former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager revealed on Friday in an interview with AFP. Mourinho has ..

IKOLI VICTOR DOHA Qatar coach Albert Fernandez has urged his players to be calm and play without pressure ahead of their second group match against Nepal in their AFC U23 Qualifier at the Aspire Pitch 5 on Sunday. Qatar had defeated ..

afp Los Angeles Legendary superstar LeBron James will miss the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2005 as the Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated with a 111-106 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. The four-time league MVP also had ..

afp Manila Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao took to social media to poll millions of fans on who they think should be his next opponent, having brushed off calls to hang up his gloves after turning 40. “Who should I fight next?” ..

afp Kuala Lumpur Nacho Elvira edged closer to a maiden European Tour trophy after he posted a six-under-par 66 to gain a two-shot advantage over David Lipsky at the Maybank Championship penultimate round on Saturday. The title, ..

KhartoumcTypeface:> Qatar’s boxing team won a silver medal and a bronze medal in the second Arab boxing championship, which took place in Khartoum, Sudan. Coach of the national team Juan Carlos praised the achievement, and said it ..

afp Madrid Lionel Messi will miss Argentina’s friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup. ..

Tribune News Network DOHA Hamad dished out a stellar all-round showing and steered Shah Eleven into the Division B final of the Qatar Airways Cricket Tournament with a dominant nine-wicket triumph against Hadico. Qatar Airways is ..

AFP Centurion (South Africa) Sri Lankan limited overs captain Lasith Malinga will retire from international cricket after next year’s Twenty20 World Cup, he revealed on Friday. Malinga said that he would quit one-day ..

Kolkata: Eyeing a third elusive title, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have their task cut out when they take on formidable Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. ..

Mumbai: Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians will play their first match of the 12th season of the Indian Premier League against the Delhi Capitals at the iconic Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai are known to be slow-starters as they fare much ..

AFP Chennai (India) India’s Harbhajan Singh led an inspired spin attack to help Chennai Super Kings open the 2019 Indian Premier League season with a comprehensive seven-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Saturday. ..