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Morgan hails ‘superhuman’ World Cup hero Stokes

Eoin Morgan paid tribute to the “almost superhuman” Ben Stokes after the all-rounder played a pivotal role in England’s stunning Super Over win against New Zealand in a thrilling final at Lord’s on Sunday. Morga...

Bahrain to host international horserace

Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s Executive Director, Shaikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa, announced that Bahrain will be officially organising its first-ever international horserace. This high-profile event is scheduled t...

London embraces Brave 24

In an implementation of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee BRAVE 24 will be held on July 25, 2019, in Copper Box Arena, L...

England win maiden title

England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a dramatic Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord’s yesterday. After Eoin Morgan’s side finished on 241 all out in pursuit of...

Neymar says he’s fit, posts mischievous Barcelona video

Neymar says he has recovered “almost 100 percent” from the ankle injury that ruled him out of Brazil’s victorious Copa America campaign. The world’s most expensive player was speaking Saturday in Sao Paulo ahead...

Daryl Impey sprints to Bastille Day victory

A South African, Daryl Impey, won stage nine of the Tour de France leaving local fans to settle for Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe keeping hold of the yellow jersey on Bastille Day. Mitchelton-Scott rider Impey was part of a mass breakaw...

Hamilton wins record sixth British GP

Lewis Hamilton made the most of a favourable safety car intervention on Sunday to claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory at a packed Silverstone. The defending five-time world champion clocking fastest lap on his final lap to ...

Halep clinches maiden Wimbledon crown

Simona Halep torpedoed Serena Williams’ latest bid to capture a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam yesterday when she stormed to a sensational victory in a 56-minute Wimbledon final. The 27-year-old Romanian captured her second career major with a 6-2, 6-2 victory adding a maiden Wimb...

Bottas takes British GP pole

Valtteri Bottas upstaged his team-mate, Lewis Hamilton, yesterday when he secured pole position as Mercedes locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday’s British Grand Prix. The Finn, who is 31 points adrift of defending world champion Hamilton in this year’s title race, c...

Morgan wants England to relish World Cup final pressure

Eoin Morgan urged England “not to shy away” from the pressure of the World Cup final after they stormed into the showpiece with an eight-wicket thrashing of champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday. Morgan’s side ...

Roy free to play in World Cup final despite umpire outburst

England star Jason Roy has been cleared to play in Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand despite showing dissent at an umpire’s decision while helping the hosts book their place in the showpiece match. The Surrey ope...

Federer set up Djokovic duel for Wimbledon title

Roger Federer reached his 12th Wimbledon final yesterday, defeating old rival Rafael Nadal, 11 years after the Spaniard triumphed in their epic 2008 title showdown at the All England Club, a match widely regarded as the greatest ever p...

Madagascar fairytale ends as Tunisia sweep into semi-finals

Tunisia ended Madagascar’s fairytale Africa Cup of Nations run in the quarter-finals on Thursday with a 3-0 win over the tournament debutants in Cairo. Ferjani Sassi’s heavily deflected strike gave Tunisia the lead early in...

Finch rues ‘one of the worst’ performances by Australia

Australia have made significant progress in the last one year but ended up producing one of their worst performances of the World Cup in Thursday’s semi-final against England, captain Aaron Finch said on Thursday. Australia stumb...

Groenewegen edges stage seven

Dutch speed king Dylan Groenewegen edged an ultra-tight bunch sprint on stage seven of the Tour de France on Friday as Italy’s Giulio Ciccone retained the overall race lead. Groenewegen beat Australia’s Caleb Ewan in a phot...

Barcelona bag Griezmann after stumping up 120 million euros

Barcelona announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann on Friday after the Spanish champions paid La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid the 120 million euro ($135 million) release clause required to sign the World Cup winner. “The player ...

Group defeats no bother to Williamson ahead of final

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson insisted the fact his side lost to potential World Cup final opponents Australia and England earlier in the tournament would have no bearing on Sunday’s showpiece match at Lord’s. The Bla...

Kohli says fans should be ‘measured’ after World Cup woe

India captain Virat Kohli has urged frustrated fans in his cricket-crazy nation not to get emotional after their shock World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand on Wednesday. Kohli’s side went down to by 18 runs at Old Trafford ...