Thursday, March 21, 2019
  AUSTRALIAN athlete Daniel Batman has been killed in a car crash southeast of Darwin. Northern Territory police said his car rolled near the Adelaide River bridge on Arnhem Highway. The crash was noticed by a passing motorist about 7am today. Police said excessive speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors to...
Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday will be finding himself in the unenviable position of having to confront both his closest rivals and some of his best friends. In the Donetsk semifinal against Spain, Ronaldo is to face his Real Madrid friends Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Arbeloa and Xabi...
Dubai: Just about a month before the Olympic Games kick off in London, Saudi Arabia has taken the historic step to allow women to participate for the first time as part of the official team. The decision was announced in a three-paragraph statement issued by the Saudi Embassy in London...
French Open champion Maria Sharapova picked up right where she left off at Roland Garros, cruising into the second round at Wimbledon on Monday by beating Anastasia Rodionova of Australia 6-2, 6-3. The top-ranked Sharapova completed a career Grand Slam by winning her first French Open title last month. She's...
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...
FORMER Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett hopes he can salvage his reputation after a destructive night last year following a boozy Derby Day celebration. Hackett was kicked out of his marital home by his wife Candice Alley after his now infamous rampage and an attempt at reconciliation ended in May...
When young Zainab Imran puts on her running shoes on June 28, she will be doing it for her country and her people. The 16-year-old Karachi girl, a student of Nasra Trust School, Malir, will be carrying the Olympic torch as it makes its way to London. Zainab, who has...
A horror of an umpiring decision, and an avoidable mix up that led to a run out, pushed Pakistan into a hole on Day 3 of the first test against Sri Lanka here. At lunch, Pakistan was all out for 100, in its first innings, in reply to Sri...
Cristiano Ronaldo's hunger is as great as his talent. His persistence inPortugal's cause was inexhaustible until he scored the only goal of thisEuro 2012 quarter-final when there were only 11 minutes remaining.Czech Republic are not without skill but they were eventually pinned down by opponents who now face France or Spain...
Somewhere near the city of Aqaba in the Jordanian desert, UAE resident Nicholas Rego, 28, is on his hands and knees, scrabbling around in a patch of sand as he searches for buried gold coins. A couple of local bedu in traditional dress look on with bemusement as he...
Dubai: After drawing a blank for two days at Royal Ascot, Godolphin bounced back in typical style to clinch a sensational one-two finish in the Gold Cup (Group 1), Britain’s most prestigious event for stayers. Colour Vision, third in this 4,000 metre contest 12 months ago, held off stable-companion Opinion...
Just over four years ago Kathryn Fudge, a towering 22-year-old from Bury, had never heard of handball. A few weeks from now she will be an integral member of a British Olympic team which, while remaining a distant medal prospect, has the capacity to trouble the best in the...
MANILA, Philippines — World boxing icon Manny Pacquiao won over Timothy Bradley in their fight for the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown, said a five-man panel of the WBO. Upon its review, the WBO panel re-scored the controversial Timothy Bradley split-decision win over Pacquiao and had it 118-110, 117-111, 117-111,...
Eleven crimes related to the Euro 2012 European Football Championship have been registered in Lviv during Euro 2012, the head of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's main office in Lviv region, Oleksandr Rudiak, has said. "From June 8 to June 19, we recorded 11 crimes related to Euro 2012, and ten...
Czech Republic coach Michael Bilek believes his side have learned their lesson ahead of Thursday's quarter-final showdown with Portugal.   After being thrashed 4-1 by Russia in their opening game at Euro 2012, the Czechs made an unlikely recovery to top Group A and set up a last-eight date with Paulo...
UEFA has ignored calls to strip Israel of hosting rights for the 2013 European Under-21 Championship to punish the Israeli authorities' decision to hold three Palestinian footballers without trial. UEFA President Michel Platini wrote to Israel Football Association President Avi Luzon on Monday to confirm the country will stage the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A shallow avalanche on Alaska's Mount McKinley may not have killed four Japanese climbers, but the slide pushed them into a crevasse more than 30 meters deep, the National Park Service said Sunday. Spokeswoman Kris Fister said Sunday from Talkeetna that the search for the climbers was...
  Sri Lanka : Premadasa Stadium, ColomboIn , Sri Lanka cricket team win  fifth and final by beating Pakistan by two wickets.  Sri Lanka also won the series. Today in Premadasa Stadium Pakistan set the target of 248 runs  in fifty overs in return Sri lankan team reach the target  in...
Surrey county cricketer Tom Maynard has died after he was hit by a train in the early hours of this morning. He was 23. Maynard, who had been widely tipped as a future England star, died after falling under a London Underground District Line train at Wimbledon Park station, in...
The statistics do not make pleasant reading for the Netherlands, who must beat Portugal by two goals on Sunday and hope Germany overcome Denmark if they are to reach the Euro 2012 quarter-finals. No team has ever reached the knockout phase at a Euro after losing their first two matches,...
Uefa has acted to stamp out racism at the European Championship for the first time after opening disciplinary proceedings against Croatia over the alleged monkey-chanting directed at the Italian striker Mario Balotelli. European football's governing body announced that it was taking action against the Croatian Football Federation over the alleged...
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Aerialist Nik Wallenda battled brisk winds and thick mist Friday to make history, becoming the first person to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. "The mist was so thick, so challenging, those winds hit me from every which direction, was definitely more than I...
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...
COLOMBO: The third One-day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was abandoned due to rain here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Wednesday. The umpires made this decision after consulting with the captains and coaches of both teams. Pakistan were 12-2 off 6.2 overs after electing to bat when play was...

Euro Cup and Violence

Russian and Polish football fans were involved in violent street fights ahead of last night's Euro 2012 meeting between the two national sides in Warsaw. Police fired rubber bullets and used water cannon on the hooligans who fought running battles in the streets of the Polish capital. The trouble flared during...
  The Official Slogan of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Japan 2012, “HOPE LEADS”, was presented today at the Official Draw in Tokyo. The Official Slogan was jointly developed by FIFA and the Local Organising Committee to help deliver a message of hope through football and the youth of Japan,...
British Government chosen G4S the official provider of security and cash services for the Olympics 2012 in London. This firm is involved in human rights abuses in Palestine territories and it operates in Jewish settlements in the West bank and east Jerusalem. The settlements are seen by the UK...
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