LONDON: Marouane Chamakh’s goal took Crystal Palace off the bottom of the Premier League table as they beat West Ham 1-0 in Tony Pulis’s first home game in charge at Selhurst Park on Tuesday.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil: Three more venues for next year’s World Cup will be delivered past FIFA’s now redundant Dec. 31 deadline, Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo said Wednesday.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand: A maiden double century to put New Zealand in firm command of the first Test against the West Indies on Wednesday proved the sweetest way Ross Taylor could find to “fight off t
LAHORE: Pakistan paceman Wahab Riaz has been booked by police for breaching local laws against excessive wedding celebrations.
MADRID: UEFA chief Michel Platini denied Wednesday that he had made a deal over dinner with then French president Nicolas Sarkozy to support Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup.
RIO DE JANEIRO: The new ball for next year’s World Cup — called the “Brazuca,” in honor of Brazil, of course — was unveiled at a ceremony Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro.
SAN ANTONIO: Tim Duncan made a jumper with 0.4 seconds left to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 102-100 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil: The Sao Paulo stadium damaged when a crane collapsed on its roof last week killing two construction workers will be ready to stage the opening match of next year’s Wo
PARIS: Zahir Belounis plans to sue his two former Qatari clubs for fraud, extortion of money and inhuman working conditions.
Organizers of the Jeddah Rally have announced an exciting incentives package for competitors keen to take part in the new-look event Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 next year.
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