SHANGHAI: Roger Federer was uncharacteristically sloppy as he fended off dogged Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to labour into the third round of the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday. Federer next faces another potential banana skin in Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov on Thursday. There were 24 places in the rankings between the...
DUBAI: Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field in the ODI series opener against Pakistan on Friday. Pakistan are counting on a change in format and players to overcome a resurgent Sri Lanka in the five-match one-day series, after facing a 2-0 upset in the preceding Test series. But...
The 30th World Solar Challenge has commenced in Darwin, Australia where cars will be running from the country’s North to South. 42 solar cars are participating in the challenge and will take a week to reach the southern city, Adelaide with an average speed of 55-62 mph. Race Director, Chris Selwood...
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team has left for Dhaka on Saturday night to participate in the Asia Cup hockey tournament. Talking with media outside the hostel of the Pakistan Hockey Federation , head coach Farhat Khan said that the national team consists of 18 players and he hopes the team would...
DUBAI: After a tremendous fight back by middle-order batsman Asad Shafiq and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, Pakistan gave up the chase to lose the two-Test series as Sri Lanka made a clean sweep against Pakistan, winning the Test series 2-0. Earlier, they were beaten by 21 runs in the first Test,...
Barcelona superstar Messi single-handedly rescued Argentina´s World Cup hopes as the South American giants came from behind to win in Quito. Romario Ibarra had given Ecuador a shock lead after only 38 seconds but Messi struck twice inside the opening 20 minutes to give Argentina the lead before adding a...
GUWAHATI, India: Rapid bowler Jason Behrendorff led an impressed bowling exertion to help Australia down India by eight wickets within the next Twenty20 intercontinental and level the series in Guwahati on Tuesday. Behrendorff, taking part in his next match soon after generating his debut in Ranchi past week, claimed 4...
Hyderabad: Top Indian men's shuttlers raked in huge profits with HS Prannoy and Kidambi Srikanth developing as the most costly purchases at the Premier Badminton League players' bartering on Monday. While Prannoy was gotten by Ahmedabad Smash Masters for Rs 62 lakh, Awadhe Warriors needed to spend Rs 56.1 lakh...
Jaipur: Gujarat Fortunegiants on Sunday delivered a dynamite protective execution as they beat Patna Pirates 33-29 in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). Iranian pair of Fazel Atrachali and Abozar Mighani joined to score nine focuses as they kept Pardeep Narwal calm for long extends of the match.It was an uncommon...
Shanghai: Juan Martin del Potro required each of the three sets to achieve the second round at the Shanghai Masters, beating Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 on Monday. Del Potro, a Shanghai semifinalist in 2013, battled with his second serve. In spite of the fact that he won...
Navi Mumbai: African champions Mali ricocheted back after their opening match crush by whipping Turkey 3-0 of every a Group B session of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the DY Patil Stadium on Monday. Having lost their lung opener 2-3 to Paraguay on 6 October, last version's losing finalists...
Dubai: Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed hit battling half-hundreds of years on Monday to foil Sri Lanka and set up an exciting completion to the second and last day-night Test in Dubai. Shafiq scored an unbeaten 86 while captain Ahmed was 57 not out as they lifted Pakistan from a...
Lewis Hamilton cavorted to triumph at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to surround a fourth world title after Sebastian Vettel resigned with motor disappointment on lap four. The Briton commanded from shaft, controlling his Mercedes to a devastating eighth win of the year, extending his Formula One title lead...
Indeed, even the rain divine beings appear to have no leniency on Australia. Why else would the substantial deluge in Ranchi amid the principal T20I stop only a couple of minutes before the match was going to be canceled? The guests had only 118 on the board and woefully...