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Proteas 'saved by rain' as downpour seals series

Williamson's knock and Raval's patient 88 have put New Zealand in a strong position heading into the back end of the Test, with all the pressure on South Africa...


Cricket pushing for place at the Olympics

Chief Executive Officer Dave Richardson on Thursday confirmed that he and the majority of ICC members want the sport to be included in the 2024 Olympic Gam...


Brit Johanna Konta beats Wozniacki in Miami Open final

It has been barely eight months since she clinched her first career title by beating Venus Williams in the Stanford, California final, before adding in the city...


India vs Pakistan match not possible in current circumstances, says MHA

Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior player Shahid Afridi on Thursday contradicted limited-overs skipper Sarfaraz Ahmad's claims that the Indian team was sca...


French national in Shanghai attacked in knife assault: Consulate

The attack comes days after a Chinese man was shot dead by police in Paris, sparking riots among France's Chinese community. The attacker fled after a Chi...


Dempsey strike not enough against Panama

United States manager Bruce Arena credited his side with earning "a good point on the road" in a 1-1 draw with Panama on Tuesday night. As such, this fixtu...


Virat Kohli: 'Friendship Comments' Blown Out of Proportion

Meanwhile, former Australian global Brad Hodge yesterday apologised over suggestions firebrand Indian captain Kohli pulled out of a Test match to save himself f...


Westbrook, Thunder top Mavs 92-91 with 14-0 finishing run

Westbrook now has 38 triple-doubles, meaning he needs three in the Thunder's final eight games to tie Oscar Robertson's 1961-62 record of 41 triple-doubles in...


Final Four teams begin preparations for semis in Arizona

Gonzaga , often cast as the gutty underdog, finally finished the climb to its first Final Four , doing so as a No. 1 seed. OR returns to the Final Four for t...


Conor McGregor Pays Nevada Fine; Floyd Mayweather Bout One Step Closer

The potential for crossover fights is exciting, mind you, and none more so than a potential McGregor v Mayweather boxing fight. His long time coach Freddie Ro...


Hamilton fastest in practice sessions for Australian GP

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was fourth, with Nico Hulkenberg fifth in his Renault. "The target with these new regulations was to make this generation of F1 cars ...


Golden Knights Owner Blasts Raiders Move to Vegas

Dec 17, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; A general view of Sam Boyd Stadium during the 25th Las Vegas Bowl between the San Diego State Aztecs and the Houston Cougars. ...


Arsene Wenger held talks with Man City chairman

Alexis Sanchez is not the only Arsenal star rumoured to be considering leaving the Emirates Stadium in the summer. Whe pressed for comment about the possibil...


Kei Nishikori, Jack Sock reach Miami Open quarterfinals

I completely went down physically and mentally, and also my tennis was completely out". "Honestly, I think it's nice that in tennis we have it super loud, sup...


USA Legend Clint Dempsey Sings Praises of Borussia Dortmund Youngster Christian Pulisic

Sidelined for six months with an irregular heartbeat , Dempsey's stellar career hung in the balance through the Seattle Sounders' MLS championship run and a ...


#Throwback to Lukas Podolski's stunning goals

The 31-year-old received a standing ovation as he was replaced late on, as Germany saw out a useful win ahead of Sunday's World Cup qualifier with Azerbaijan....


Roger Federer continues fairytale year with age-defying win at Indian Wells

March 20 (ANI): Elated with his empathic win over Stan Wawrinka to lift his fifth Indian Wells Masters title, Swiss maestro Roger Federer has insisted that ...


Fowler sets pace at Houston Open

Fowler overcame damp conditions and a chilly, breezy morning to jump to a hot start. "Couple spike marks right on my line as I tried to hit a straight putt an...


Jon Rahm, 22, takes one more big step with Match Play performance

But he was also made to work hard to secure the first prize of £1.3million in the final as Rahm, who was trying to become the youngest victor of a WGC event, fo...


Rafael Nadal reaches Key Biscayne final for fifth time

Nadal, who is still searching for a breakthrough Miami trophy, will be competing in his fifth final at the event. Rafael Nadal advanced to the fifth Miami Ope...


Wozniacki Fights Back To Reach Miami Final

First up on the schedule is a resurgent Caroline Wozniacki perhaps hoping that if she reaches the final it will be third time lucky this year, as she searches...


Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City

Liverpool's struggles this season have come against teams they would expect to beat and Stoke are one of those opponents who can prove to be genuine obstacles. ...


Man United's Smalling and Jones to miss West Brom game

Matt Phillips continues to struggle with a hamstring injury and he is likely to remain out. Since Sir Alex Ferguson's departure in 2013, Manchester United h...


Gerard Deulofeu and video technology help Spain tame France

The on-loan AC Milan winger then converted a Silva cross nine minutes later, but was flagged offside. The game really came to life in the second half and will...


Manchester United confirm Juan Mata surgery, reports suggest season over

Manchester United's injury crisis looks set to deepen amid reports that Juan Mata will miss the rest of the season. Mata emerged as one of United's top perf...


David Haye's comeback fight could be against a UFC fighter

When asked about a potential fight against UFC fighter and fellow Londoner Jimi Manuwa, Haye's response was very encouraging. When Manuwa first mentioned a po...


Roger Goodell to attend Patriots' season-opener at Gillette Stadium

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that he will be in attendance for the Patriots' Week 1 opener, a Thursday night game to kickoff the NFL season. Go...


I Don't Want to Be Compared to Messi and Ronaldo: Neymar

Hours after scoring in the 3-0 victory over Paraguay which, with the help of Uruguay's defeat by Peru , helped the Selecao book their place at next summer'...


Ronda Rousey Hires New Coach; UFC or WWE on the Horizon?

However, all seems to have broken down following the arm-bar expert's two devastating losses in the UFC in two years - against Holly Holm and against Amanda Nun...


Rubio's late free throws help Minnesota end skid at Indiana

Paul George gave it his all Wednesday (AEDT) against the Timberwolves, scoring 37 points, rebounding seven balls and coming away with four steals. Minnesota ...


Steve Bruce: Still time for Aston Villa to scrape into play-offs

Despite the player having agreed a new deal with The Red Devils, Aston Villa boss Bruce has admitted that he will be contacting United manager Jose Mourinho ...


Provocative Pique will sell newspapers but won´t change Real Madrid - Ramos

After the worldwide friendly, Pique took aim at Real Madrid and Ramos responded to the media waiting outside the Stade de France. According to AS Wednesday,...


Tar Heels' Maye headlines list of Final Four X-factors

If Oregon can force North Carolina into playing smaller lineups, this will likely lead to more outside shooting from the Tar Heels, which could play into the ...


Amir Khan Says He'd Beat Conor McGregor 'Quite Easily' in Boxing Fight

McGregor certainly loves making money and he seemingly enjoys spending it just as much, but that's not the only thing that motivates him to stick around the spo...


USA Hockey and US Women's National Team Moving Forward Together

The U.S. women's national hockey team and USA Hockey have finally agreed to a new contract on Tuesday to end the players' boycott of the IIHF World Champio...