NZ prevail in gripping final against India to claim WTC title

SOUTHAMPTON: New Zealand won the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) title, beating India by eight wickets in a tense final at the...

Bowlers leave WTC final on knife edge

LONDON: New Zealand claimed a handy first-innings lead of 32 and restricted India to 64-2 on an absorbing fifth day's play in the...

Younis Khan quits as batting coach days before tour

ISLAMABAD: Former captain Younis Khan has quit as the national team’s batting coach. The Pakistan Cricket Board declined to comment on the reasons...

Parched Tokyo residents criticise reported alcohol sales plan

TOKYO: Olympic organisers will allow the sale of alcohol to Tokyo 2020 spectators, Kyodo News reported on Tuesday, drawing criticism as residents...

HBL PSL 2021: Multan Sultans down Islamabad United to reach final

ABU DHABI: Multan Sultans defeated Islamabad United by 31 runs and reached to the HBL Pakistan Super League 2021 final, scheduled to...

Organisers set to decide on domestic spectators for Tokyo 2020

TOKYO: Olympic organisers are expected to decide later on Monday (today) whether and to what extent domestic spectators will be allowed into...

Marquez takes German MotoGP for first win since 2019

SACHSENRING: Marc Marquez banished 18 months of struggles on Sunday as he dominated in the rain at the Sachsenring to win the...

Halep withdraws from Bad Homburg, raising doubts over Wimbledon

PARIS: Simona Halep said she was pulling out of next week's Bad Homburg tournament due to a persistent calf problem, putting her...

DeChambeau ignores boo boys, bludgeons way into US Open contention

SAN DIEGO: There is no subtlety to Bryson DeChambeau's game plan as he seeks to defend his US Open crown. With rare exceptions,...

Alex Harvill, daredevil motorbike rider, dies during practice for world-record jump

Alex Harvill an experienced motorcycle stunt rider was killed in Washington state as he practiced for an attempt at a world record jump. The 28-year-old...

Westwood says steady Bland has ideal game for US Open

SAN DIEGO: Surprise second round leader Richard Bland has an ideal game to thrive at the US Open, Lee Westwood said after...

English-born striker Brereton new hero for Chile in Copa America

SANTIAGO: Stoke-born striker Ben Brereton was Chile’s new hero after scoring the winning goal against Bolivia in his first international start in...

India mourns as ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh dies at 91

NEW DELHI: Milkha Singh, one of India's most successful track athletes who overcame childhood tragedy to seek Olympic glory, died aged 91...

Pakistan javelin-thrower sharpens hopes of rare Olympic medal

LAHORE: Arshad Nadeem once dreamed of becoming a star cricketer, but after switching to athletics he has the opportunity to grab Pakistan's...

HBL PSL 2021: Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi by 15 runs

ABU DHABI: There are run fests, there are entertaining T20 games, and then there is what happened on Thursday evening in Abu Dhabi. The...