Wednesday, November 14, 2018
www.alrasub.com-Pakistan Pakistan is planning a major new football competition modelled on cricket’s hugely successful Indian Premier League in a bid to revitalise a sport which has long stagnated. The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) is in talks with potential sponsors for the proposed league, which would feature six city-based teams playing each...
AFP - The success of the "Red Devils" national team is a rare rallying point for football-mad Belgium, otherwise deeply divided between its Flemish-speaking north and a Francophone south ahead of general elections next year. Starved of success since reaching the World Cup semi-finals in 1986, a golden generation of...
Japan's women set off in search of Olympic soccer gold with a spring in their step after beating Australia 3-0 on Wednesday, but their male counterparts were left frustrated after conceding an injury-time equalizer to draw 1-1 with New Zealand in their final home warmup games.Women's world player of...
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are taking different routes toward attaining optimum fighting form for their gigantic showdown on May 2 in Las Vegas. Mayweather swims laps in the pool, Pacquiao does laps at the track oval. Pacquiao jogs in the early morning, Mayweather runs late at night. Pacquiao hammers medicine...
A fair play award is to be established using the cash penalty imposed on table tennis champion Zhang Jike after he celebrated his World Cup final win by kicking down advertising hoardings, Lausanne-based governing authorities for the sport said on Wednesday. The annual prize funded from the Chinese star's $45,000...
Maria Sharapova has been banned from professional tennis for two years after she admitted to breaking anti-doping rules. The 29-year-old's suspension has been backdated to 26 January of this year, which was when she provided a urine sample containing meldonium shortly after a quarter-final match at the Australian Open. In a...
Sydney: Explosive Australian opener David Warner on Monday defended a heated on-field exchange with Indian batsman Rohit Sharma in which he demanded the Indian cricketer “speak English”. Warner said the verbal fireworks at a One Day International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday earned him a fine of...
Palestine has dropped its motion to suspend Israel from FIFA, Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub said. A committee was proposed to monitor the situation between the Palestine and Israeli associations, which FIFA approved. Speaking at the FIFA congress, Rajoub said he was dropping the motion to have Israel suspended...
Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara stole the show with a hat-trick of International Cricket Council (ICC) awards in Colombo on Saturday. The 34-year-old batsman-wicketkeeper bagged the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy after being named Cricketer of the Year. He also won the Test Cricketer of the Year and People’s Choice awards. Performances...
Luis Suarez's Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday. Playing for the first time in a competitive game since being handed a fourth month ban...