LONG JUMPER: LaMarcus Aldridge of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots against the Utah Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena on Monday in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Getty Images)
DAMMAM: Matski Maritime will sponsor the 2013-2014 edition of the Eastern Province Cricket Association (EPCA) league, which took off recently.
LONDON: A goal early in each half from Nicklas Bendtner and Mesut Ozil allowed Arsenal to maintain their four-point advantage at the top of the Premier League table by beating Hull City 2-0 at the Emi
ADELAIDE: Michael Clarke wanted to forget the last Ashes Test played in Adelaide. England captain Alastair Cook would prefer to forget the last Ashes Test played in Australia.
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.
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