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Maradona ‘fine’ following World Cup health scare

Maradona ‘fine’ following World Cup health scare

MOSCOW: Diego Maradona says he is fine after sparking a health scare following Argentina’s dramatic late win against Nigeria that saw them progress to the last 16 of the World Cup. Maradona had been visibly emotional during the match in Saint Petersburg, which Argentina had to win to stay in the …

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Sri Lanka claim historic triumph over West Indies

Sri Lanka claim historic triumph over West Indies

BRIDGETOWN: Kusal Perera battled through the considerable discomfort of a painful chest injury in partnership with namesake Dilruwan Perera to guide Sri Lanka to an historic series-levelling four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third and final Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday. Set a target of 144 …

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Pakistan’s female boxers to make debut at Asian Games

Pakistan’s female boxers to make debut at Asian Games

KARACHI: Pakistan will be fielding two female boxers for the first time at the Asian Games in August as the country debuts in female boxing at the continental level. According to the Pakistan Boxing federation (PBF) secretary Nasir Ijaz Tung, the national camp has started in Islamabad and the preparations for …

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Questions hang over Brazil’s emotional nature

Questions hang over Brazil’s emotional nature

SOCHI: Brazil’s inability to keep their emotions in check contributed to their spectacular implosion at the 2014 World Cup, so the worry is that once again the pressure might prove too much for the ‘Selecao’ in Russia. The enduring image of the 2-0 win over Costa Rica that kick-started their campaign …

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Skipper Paine hopeful of Australia’s chances at World Cup

Skipper Paine hopeful of Australia’s chances at World Cup

MANCHESTER: Australia captain Tim Paine insisted the reigning champions would be “right in the thick of” next year’s World Cup despite a 5-0 ODI series loss to 2019 hosts England. Paine’s men were on course for a morale-boosting win when they reduced England to 114 for eight in the fifth ODI …

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Djokovic rules himself out of Wimbledon running

Djokovic rules himself out of Wimbledon running

LONDON: Novak Djokovic has come a long way since he reached a career low-point in Miami this year, but he still does not think he is a contender for a fourth Wimbledon title. The 31-year-old Serb appeared a tormented soul back in March when he lost to Frenchman Benoit Paire in …

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Sarfraz warns charges against complacency on Zimbabwe tour

Sarfraz warns charges against complacency on Zimbabwe tour

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has sent a clear warning to his side about the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. The Men in Green will start their tour of Zimbabwe from July 1, which will consist of a T20I tri-series with hosts and Australia and later five-match ODI series against the hosts. And …

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Lukaku, Hazard braces help Belgium tank Tunisia

Lukaku, Hazard braces help Belgium tank Tunisia

MOSCOW: Romelu Lukaku drew level with Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the World Cup goalscoring charts on Saturday, scoring twice as Belgium moved to the brink of the last 16 after a 5-2 romp against Tunisia. The victory leaves the Red Devils top of Group G with two wins ahead …

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Sarfraz warns charges against complacency on Zimbabwe tour

Sarfraz warns charges against complacency on Zimbabwe tour

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has sent a clear warning to his side about the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. The Men in Green will start their tour of Zimbabwe from July 1, which will consist of a T20I tri-series with hosts and Australia and later five-match ODI series against the hosts. And Sarfraz, …

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Pakistan announce squads for T20 tri-series, ODIs in Zimbabwe

Pakistan announce squads for T20 tri-series, ODIs in Zimbabwe

KARACHI: Pakistan on Friday named separate squads for the Twenty20 tri-series and a five-match one-day international series to be played in Zimbabwe next month. Australia will be the third team in the Twenty20 tri-series starting July 1. Squad (Twenty20): Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Hussain Talat, …

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