Cueto wins ML-best 17th as Reds top D'backs

PHOENIX: Johnny Cueto scattered four hits over seven innings for his major league-leading 17th win and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Tuesday night.

BTA Open Tennis Tournament set to roll

ALKHOBAR: The Bankers Tennis Association (BTA), one of the most prestigious tennis organizations in the Eastern Province, has organized a high-profile open tennis tournament starting on Sept.

Australia beats Pakistan by 4 wickets in 1st ODI

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates: Captain Michael Clarke and George Bailey hit aggressive half centuries after fast bowler Mitchell Starc took five wickets to lead Australia to a four-wicket win over Pak

Degenkolb makes it perfect four in Vuelta bunch sprints

SANXENXO, Spain: Germany’s John Degenkolb claimed his fourth victory out of four bunch sprints in the Tour of Spain on yesterday’s rolling stage through the remote north-west province of Galicia.

Federer rolls on, Murray struggles at US Open

NEW YORK: World No. 1 Roger Federer launched his quest for an 18th career Grand Slam title on Monday by defeating American Donald Young 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the second round of the US Open.

Real Madrid seeks first win of season

MADRID: Luka Modric has little time to adapt to his new surroundings as Real Madrid chases its first victory of the season against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup today.

Rockies spoil Dodgers debut of Beckett

DENVER: Jeff Francis and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 10-0 Monday night to spoil the Dodgers debut of Josh Beckett.

Rangers stay top in AL West

ARLINGTON, Texas: The Texas Rangers maintained their healthy lead in the American League West while putting a dent in Tampa Bay’s playoff ambitions by beating the Rays 6-5 on Monday, thanks mainly to

League hots up

THIS PAST WEEK, the Saudi Premier League witnessed two hot rounds. Shabab and Ahli, which finished first and second last year, had their match against each other on Friday.

Asian ‘major’ within five years, says new tour CEO

SINGAPORE: The Asian Tour is in talks to set up an “iconic” golf event to rival the majors as early as 2015, its new chief executive has revealed.

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