Australia gay footballer Cavallo ‘overwhelmed’ by support

CANBERRA: Australian midfielder Josh Cavallo said he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of global support after coming out as the only known...

England thrash Bangladesh in T20 World Cup

ABU DHABI: England raced to a second successive victory at the Twenty20 World Cup with an eight-wicket drubbing of Bangladesh on Wednesday...

Waqar apologises for remarks on Rizwan’s prayer during Pak-India match

Former Pakistan bowling coach Waqar Younis apologized on Wednesday after his comment over Mohammad Rizwan praying in the field Pak-India T20 World...

De Kock skips World Cup match after defying South Africa knee order

DUBAI: Quinton de Kock on Tuesday opted out of South Africa's T20 World Cup match against the West Indies "for personal reasons"...

State holding Australian Open says no to unvaccinated players

CANBERRA: Unvaccinated players will not get special dispensation for the Australian Open, the top official in the state holding the Grand Slam...

Shoaib Akhtar walks out of television show after stoush with host

ISLAMABAD: Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar ignited a controversy after he walked out of a television show Tuesday night following disagreements with the...

Pakistan were ‘clinical’, says New Zealand captain Williamson

DUBAI: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said Pakistan were clinical and classic in inflicting a five-wicket defeat on his team in the...

T20 World Cup: Pakistan defeat New Zealand by 5 wickets

This is the second time that Pakistan have won back-to-back T20 World Cup matches. With the stadium in Sharjah erupting into celebration...

T20 World Cup: South Africa thrash West Indies by 8 wickets

DUBAI: South Africa hammered holders West Indies by eight wickets in a game overshadowed by Proteas star Quinton de Kock’s refusal to...

Williamson expects ‘right spirit’ in Pakistan T20 despite pullout saga

SHARJAH: New Zealand's shock abandonment of their Pakistan tour last month created bad blood between the sides but captain Kane Williamson expects...

Pakistan-India ‘sporting brotherhood’ impresses coach Hayden

ISLAMABAD: Matthew Hayden has been impressed by the “sporting brotherhood” on display after Pakistan beat India to break its run of 12...

Legendary former Rangers manager Walter Smith dies

LONDON: Former Scotland and Rangers manager Walter Smith has died at the age of 73, the Glasgow giants confirmed on Tuesday. "It is...

Patience required as Raducanu looks to build on US Open win

LONDON: Emma Raducanu said people will have to be patient as the 18-year-old looks to establish herself on the WTA Tour after...

Four biggest wins at the T20 World Cup

DUBAI: AFP Sport takes a look at the four biggest wins -- by runs -- in the tournament since the first edition...

Mediocrity setting in at Barca as Clasico leaves them adrift in La Liga

MADRID: This was a victory that sent Madrid five points clear of their opponents, a healthy gap even at this early stage...