South Korea win badminton women’s doubles bronze

RIO DE JANEIRO: South Korean shuttlers Jung Kyung-Eun and Shin Seung-Chan defeated China’s Tang Yuanting and Yu Yang to claim bronze in the women’s badminton doubles at the Rio Olympics on Thursday. The South Korean pair breezed through the first game, taking it 21-8 before clinching victory and third place with a more hard fought 21-17 More...

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Sri Lanka complete Test series whitewash over Australia

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka clinched their first series whitewash over a major cricketing nation Wednesday as they won the third and final Test against Australia by 163 runs, with spinner Rangana Herath taking 7-64. Set More...

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Serbians stun Aussies to reach women’s hoops semis

RIO DE JANEIRO: Australia will not take home an Olympic women’s basketball medal for the first time since 1992 after Serbia shocked the Opals 73-71 in Tuesday’s Rio Games quarterfinals. Ana Dabovic scored 24 More...

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Pakistan moves up to No.2 in ICC Test team rankings

DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team moved up to number two in the ICC Test team rankings after Australia lost to Sri Lanka in the third and final Test series. As Sri Lanka thumped Australia to a historic series whitewash More...

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13 die from suspected toxic liquor in India

NEW DELHI: At least 13 people died Wednesday, a local official said, after they apparently drank toxic homemade liquor in India´s eastern Bihar — despite a state-wide ban on alcohol. At least 18 people were More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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Pakistan fined for slow over-rate, Misbah to face suspension next time

LONDON: Pakistan have been fined for a slow over-rate in the fourth Test against England at The Oval, the International Cricket Council announced Monday. Match referee Richie Richardson, the former West Indies captain, More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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New Zealand Cricket doubles pay for leading women

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will double the pay of its top female players, though the best-paid woman will still earn less than half as much as her lowest-paid male counterpart. An agreement between NZC More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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Bolt gets closer to dreaded Olympic farewell

RIO: The Olympics is going to miss the Lightning Bolt pose that has lit up the last three Games at a time when athletics desperately needs a hero. When Usain Bolt crosses the finish line and starts pounding his More...

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Luxury car gifts get Leicester in gear

 LONDON—Leicester City’s players have been given brand new luxury sports cars by the club in recognition of their extraordinary Premier League title triumph last season. Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and their More...

By admin On Saturday, August 6th, 2016
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Kabul seeks to free hostages in Pakistan chopper crash

KABUL: Afghanistan scrambled Friday to free six crew members of a Pakistani helicopter taken hostage by the Taliban after it crash-landed in the country´s volatile east. Militants set the Mi-17 transport helicopter More...