DHAKA: Taijul Islam shone with bat and ball as Bangladesh scored a tense three-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the first Test on Monday to grab the lead in the three-match series.
HAMILTON, New Zealand: Rain washed out the third limited-overs cricket international between New Zealand and South Africa on Monday, leaving the Proteas with a 2-0 series win.
LONDON: Robin van Persie’s goal deep into stoppage-time snatched a 1-1 draw for Manchester United against Premier League leaders Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday.
MANILA: San Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria likes what he sees in his Beermen thus far and knows that, from now on, they will be playing with the proverbial bullseye on their backs.
SAN FRANCISCO: The San Francisco Giants piled up runs relentlessly in an 11-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday to level the 110th World Series at two games apiece.
SOELDEN, Austria: Marcel Hirscher crushed the opposition in the opening Alpine skiing World Cup giant slalom on Sunday, firing a warning to the pretenders for his overall crown.
HONG KONG: India’s Anirban Lahiri secured a one-stroke victory at the $900,000 Macau Open after frontrunner Scott Hend of Australia bogeyed the last hole on Sunday.
BEIJING: The final round of the LPGA Blue Bay Championship in China was suspended Sunday due to darkness, with South African Lee-Anne Pace atop the leaderboard after rain delayed play.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana: Bo Wallace was on the cusp of prolonging No. 3 Mississippi’s bid for an unbeaten season until LSU safety Ronald Martin got in the way.
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