WUHAN, China: Fourth seed Maria Sharapova crashed out of the $2.4 million WTA Wuhan Open in two sets Wednesday, while Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and world No.7 Caroline Wozniacki made the quarte
GLENEAGLES, United Kingdom: Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson and two US soldiers who lost limbs fighting in Iraq delivered motivational messages to golfers ahead of Friday’s start of the
COLOMBO: Former captain Marvan Atapattu became Sri Lanka’s first full-time local coach in 15 years after he was put in charge of the national cricket team on Wednesday.
LONDON: England captain Alastair Cook will lead the side at next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after being named Wednesday as skipper for an upcoming one-day international series in Sr
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cannot find a replacement for suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal and has instead recalled left-arm spinner Raza Hasan for the limited-overs series against Australia in the United Ar
LONDON: Liverpool reached the English League Cup last 16 after an extraordinary third round tie saw them beat second-tier Middlesbrough 14-13 in a penalty shoot-out on Tuesday, while Southampton knock
LOS ANGELES: The wife and sons of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver are taking legal action against the NFL for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide la
BERLIN: Bayern Munich restored some normality to the Bundesliga table on Tuesday as the reigning champions eased past surprise early leaders SC Paderborn 4-0 to take over first place.
BARCELONA: Cristiano Ronaldo made amends for conceding a penalty by scoring four times as he led Real Madrid to a 5-1 rout of Elche in the Spanish league on Tuesday.
ATLANTA: Pittsburgh clinched a spot in Major League Baseball’s playoffs by winning 3-2 at Atlanta on Tuesday, with Gerrit Cole steering the Pirates to victory by retiring the final 17 hitters he faced
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