Tuesday, March 19, 2019
LONDON: Seven-time winner Roger Federer and 2004 champion Maria Sharapova suffered humiliating Wimbledon defeats on an injury-cursed black Wednesday which turned the All England Club upside down. Defending champion Federer, the third seed, lost to Ukraine’s world number 116, Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/5), 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) in...
At least 1,000 protesters have taken to the streets of Sao Paulo in violent protests against the World Cup. Activists attacked a police patrol vehicle and tried to turn it over while others smashed the windows of shops and banks. A number of members of the public were caught up in...
AFP - World number three Serena Willams on Saturday vowed to top the WTA rankings again, after finishing a year that saw her make a remarkable comeback from a potentially life-threatening condition. "I've been number one and believe me I'll be number one again," Williams told a news conference in Johannesburg...
Basketball great Dennis Rodman has met the North Korean leader and told him: "You have a friend for life". Delegation spokesman Alex Detrick told The Associated Press that Kim Jong Un joined the ex-NBA star to watch an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang. Rodman, along with three Harlem Globetrotters and a...
Fans in the UAE will get a chance to watch the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Fernando Torres as European giants Real Madrid and AC Milan will play a friendly match in Dubai this winter. The “Dubai Football Challenge” will take place at The Sevens on December 30,...
CHENNAI: Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen claimed the world chess title on Friday in emphatic style, dethroning India’s Viswanathan Anand after a one-sided series and becoming the first Western champion since 1975. The 22-year-old, the current world number one, won three games and forced a seventh draw on Friday to achieve...
Amateur footballers in France believe they have broken the world record for the longest match after playing 73 hours non-stop from Thursday to Sunday to raise awareness about the rare medical disorder Crigler-Najjar. Despite the game's marathon length, it was still a nail-biter, with the final score ending up at...
DUBAI: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore Monday said that losing the toss was key to his team's defeat to Sri Lanka in the second Test in Dubai as a low first innings score proved to be decisive. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bowl first, getting...
MANILA, Philippines—A documentary solely dedicated to, arguably, one of the greatest fighters of all time, Manny Pacquiao, would have its official world premiere at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival. The official YouTube account of the movie, “Manny” released the full trailer of the documentary with a few jabs from key...
German striker Miroslav Klose, the all-time World Cup top scorer, announced his retirement from international football on Monday. The 36-year-old leaves the German national team as a World Cup winner after last month helping Joachim Löw's side to their first global crown since 1990 when they defeated Argentina 1-0 in...
Porto Alegre (Brazil) (AFP) - Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Sunday turned on reporters repeatedly asking whether his players are observing Ramadan on the eve of their World Cup clash with Germany. Germany take on the Algerians in Porto Alegre on Monday in their last 16 clash, but repeated questions...
DUBAI: South Africa will hope ace paceman Dale Steyn will recover in time for the second Test against Pakistan starting on Wednesday to help them level the series. Steyn, 30, had to cut short his training session on Sunday and did not train on Monday as he was seen working...
Is the Super Bowl divinely rigged? One in four Americans say yes, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and Religion News Service. Twenty-six percent of Americans and 27 percent of self-described sports fans believe God plays a role in determining which team will win a...
Manchester United will have to pay at least £140m to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford with Real Madrid reportedly ready to cash in on a move that will also alert Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, and other European heavyweights. It is understood that around 18 months ago Ronaldo...
As we all know Pakistan do not has international cricket since 2009 and Pakistan is playing all the home series in UAE. Pakistani cricketers really want to play in Pakistan because when you play in front of your own crowd then you confidence level will be boost up. Well,...
Media reports are focusing attention on a statement credited to Texas Attorney General Greg Abbot in 2011 about the Super Bowl. As his state prepared to host the event, he said the Super Bowl is "the single largest human trafficking incident in the US." The Huffington Post recalls that Attorney...
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — The Dufour-Lapointe family of Canada will have a few things to share and compare when they get home from Russia. Try Olympic gold and silver medals. Youngest sister Justine took the gold in women's moguls Saturday night and middle sister Chloe got the second-place prize. Oldest sister...
Sami Khedira has reportedly accepted a move to Arsenal in the January transfer window – with the Gunners just now needing to agree a fee with Real Madrid for his services. Khedira came close to moving to the Emirates Stadium in the summer but could not agree personal terms to...
The controversial split decision vic­tory for Timothy Bradley over Manny Pacquiao will be reviewed by one of boxing’s major sanctioning bodies - the World Boxing Organization.The move is to be the first step toward what promoter Bob Arum hopes will be “clarity” in the judging of the fight. WBO...
Australia completed a clean sweep of victories over England in all formats when it won the second Twenty20 international by 8 wickets on Friday to clinch the three-match series 2-0. After winning the Ashes Test series 5-0 and the five-match ODI series 4-1, Australia added to England’s summer of misery...
www.alrasub.com - Pakistan Pakistan’s women cricketers in India for the World Cup are staying in the stadium premises instead of a hotel for security reasons, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday. The entire squad is living in the club house of the Barabati stadium in the eastern city of Cuttack...
LOS ANGELES—Call it the fallout of the century. Others describe it as the “Dud of the Century.” At least five class-action suits have been filed across the United States, seeking millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of those who bought tickets for the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather...
Nearly four decades after his bouts with Pakistani hulks, renowned Japanese wrestler Antonio Inoki is set to return to the country. Preparations are underway for the arrival of the wrestler as part of goodwill celebrations of 60 years of Pak-Japanese diplomatic relations and he also met with Pakistan’s ambassador to...
An Israeli football club notorious for the anti-Arab chants of its fans plans to recruit two Muslim players, fuelling protests in the stands that a senior cabinet minister condemned as shocking and racist. At a Premier League game on Saturday, Beitar Jerusalem supporters held a banner reading "Beitar will always...
MACAU—Boxing great Manny Pacquiao is harboring thoughts of running for president in his beloved Philippines when he finally hangs up his gloves. In an exclusive interview with Agence France-Presse Saturday, the most successful Filipino boxer ever, who is also a congressman of Sarangani, admitted he had considered seeking the presidency...
Nasser Al Attiyah won the Qatar International Rally yesterday after a fascinating battle with the UAE’s Sheikh Khalid Al-Qassimi who sounded a clear message that Abu Dhabi Racing has arrived as a major force in the FIA Middle East Rally Championship. While defending Middle East champion Al-Attiyah secured victory on...
Opener Sami Aslam continued his prolific form as Pakistan Under-19 beat India Under-19 by one run in a thrlling last-ball finish in the Under-19 Asia Cup on Sunday. In a pulsating finish to the second Group A match being played at Kuala Lumpur’s Kinrara Oval ground, Mohammad Nawaz bowled a...
AFP - China's Guan Tianlang astonished the world when he made the Masters cut at the age of 14, but his record as the European Tour's youngest ever player is set to be ripped up by a boy aged only 12. In two weeks' time Ye Wocheng, a precocious pre-teen from...
The J-League has imposed its harshest penalty on any team in its entire 21-year history on the Urawa Reds, requiring them to play their next home game to an empty Saitama Stadium. This is the team’s punishment for allowing aracist banner to be displayed at the entrance are for home fans...
Dubai: UAE fight promoter Prince Amir Shafipour has revealed he is "dead serious" about bringing the much-hyped mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to Dubai next year. A day after he had stunned more than 5,000 fans at the inaugural Global Fighting Championship (GFC) event at Dubai World...
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