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Hamilton's Italian GP win confirmed after inquiry

MONZA: Lewis Hamilton's 40th career victory in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix and, with it, a 53-points advantage in the drivers' world championship was confirmed late Sunday after a two-hour stewards' inquiry.The defending two-time world champion had faced possible disqualification following a technical report that claimed his Mercedes team had raced on tyres that were set at a pressure that was ... Read More »

Salman Butt Wants To Prove Himself Again

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has expressed that he wants to prove himself again. The tainted player is expecting to return in T20 World Cup.According to local media reports Butt said, “My heart tells me I should wake up early in the morning and go to a ground and bat”. He added, “It's the cricket field where I want to ... Read More »

Loew backs Schweinsteiger after shaky United start

BERLIN: Germany coach Joachim Loew is backing Bastian Schweinsteiger to brush off his shaky start at Manchester United when he captains his country in Friday's key Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.The world champions host Poland in Frankfurt with Adam Nawalka's visitors top of Group D by a point from Loew's Germany, who then face third-placed Scotland in Glasgow on Monday, ... Read More »

India clinch series despite Mathews heroics

COLOMBO: Angelo Mathews' batting heroics went in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 on Tuesday. After setting Sri Lanka a 386-run victory target in the bowler-dominated weather-hit contest, India needed seven wickets on the final day to gift Virat Kohli his first series victory since becoming the ... Read More »

De Gea in limbo after surreal transfer deadlock

MADRID: Manchester United's Spain goalkeeper David De Gea was facing an uncertain future on Tuesday after his expected move to Real Madrid was apparently scuppered when the paperwork did not arrive at the Spanish league on time. As the clock ticked towards the midnight deadline on Monday, media reports said Real and United had reached a deal for De Gea ... Read More »

Former Pakistani Player Arshad Khan Drives Taxi in Australia

On Monday, social media user posted shocking news on regarding former Pakistani Test cricketer Arshad Khan spotted driving taxi in Australia.A Facebook user, Ganesh Birle, shared the information on Facebook that the former Pakistan cricketer was seen driving Uber Taxi in Sydney. In a sad story shared on Facebook by Birle. He said that Arshad Khan first try to avoid ... Read More »

Sri Lanka 249-6 in India Test

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka, set a victory target of 386, were 249-6 in their second innings at tea on the fifth day of the decisive final Test against India in Colombo on Tuesday.Skipper Angelo Mathews was unbeaten on 110 and Kusal Perera was dismissed just before tea for 70 after they had added 135 for the sixth wicket at the Sinhalese ... Read More »

Four charged for misconduct in Sri Lanka Test

COLOMBO: Three Sri Lankan players and one Indian have been charged for misconduct during the ongoing third Test, with details to be revealed after the match, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday.India's fast bowler Ishant Sharma and the Sri Lankan trio of Dhammika Prasad, Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne were involved in a heated flare-up during the fourth day's ... Read More »

Serena, Djokovic roll but Nishikori out at US Open

NEW YORK: Three-time defending champion Serena Williams launched her quest for a historic title Monday by overwhelming 86th-ranked Russian Vitalia Diatchenko and advancing to the second round of the US Open.The world number one was a 6-0, 2-0 winner after only 30 minutes at Arthur Ashe Stadium when Diatchenko retired with a left foot injury, advancing Williams into a second-round ... Read More »

Federer, Murray…and Kyrgios take centre-stage

NEW YORK: Five-time champion Roger Federer gets his bid to become the oldest US Open winner in 45 years underway Tuesday but will be overshadowed by Andy Murray's clash with enfant terrible Nick Kyrgios.Federer, the second seed who won five years in succession at Flushing Meadows from 2004-2008, starts against Leonardo Mayer, the 34th-ranked Argentine.The 34-year-old Federer won the pair's ... Read More »