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Haas confirm Grosjean in unchanged 2020 F1 lineup

French driver Romain Grosjean will stay at Haas next season with Dane Kevin Magnussen in an unchanged lineup for a fourth straight year, the Formula One team announced on Thursday. ...

Bianca Andreescu feted in hometown

Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday. “I am truly blessed,” the beaming 19-year-old ...

Root plots Ashes success Down Under after series draw

Captain Joe Root put the focus firmly on winning the Ashes in Australia after England levelled their home series on Sunday, saying he was “desperate” to take the team forward. England won at The Oval by 135 runs in the fift...

Marseille stun struggling Monaco

Marseille came back from two goals down to beat winless Monaco 4-3 in a Ligue 1 thriller in the principality on Sunday as close-season signing Dario Benedetto scored twice. Andre Villas-Boas’ side climbed to fourth in the early t...

Smith out as England close to win

Steve Smith was dismissed for just 23 as England closed in on a series-levelling victory against Australia in the fifth Test at the Oval yesterday. While the former captain was at the crease, Australia retained a faint hope of chasing ...

Marquez wins San Marino MotoGP to close in on sixth world title

Spaniard Marc Marquez snatched victory on the final lap at the San Marino Grand Prix yesterday to close in on a sixth world title. The Honda rider, starting on the second row, took a third MotoGP win in Misano ahead of France’s F...

BOC signs sports protocol agreement with Spain

Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) signed a sports protocol agreement with the Spanish Olympic Committee (Spanish: Comité Olímpico Español, COE) that included strengthening the mutual collaboration among both parties,...

Bahraini achieves fifth place in Jordan hurdles championship

Bahraini chevalier Ahmed Mayouf Al-Romaihi has won the fifth place in the International Al Sa’ad Hurdles Championship in the Jordanian capital Amman. Al Romaihi competed with more than 22 contestants from nine countries including...

Australia’s hopes fade as England dominate fifth Test

Ben Stokes and Joe Denly batted England into a potentially match-winning position in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval yesterday as Australia’s hopes of a series win faded. At tea the home side -- desperate to finish their World Cup-winning season on a high by leveling the series a...

Liverpool extend perfect start

Liverpool recovered from a shock Newcastle opener to open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Anfield, as Tottenham and Chelsea bounced back to form with big wins yesterday. Tammy Abraham’s sensational form continued as the English forward scored a hat-tr...

Benzema leads Real past Levante

Karim Benzema scored twice yesterday in an outstanding performance for Real Madrid against Levante, although his side were left hanging on for a 3-2 win on the day Eden Hazard made his La Liga debut. The French striker’s goals came just six minutes apart in the first half on a wet afternoon...

Osaka changes coach for second time this year

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka announced yesterday she was splitting with her coach, her second break-up this year as she battles for form and slips down the world rankings. On the eve of the Pan Pacific Open tournament in Osaka...

Van der Poel reclaims Tour of Britain lead

Dutchman Mathieu van der Poel reclaimed the lead at the Tour of Britain during Thursday’s sixth stage in Worcestershire after finishing sixth in the individual time trial. Van der Poel, who lost the lead on Wednesday, is now six ...

Smith unbeaten on 59 as Aussies reply to England’s 294

Steve Smith scored an unbeaten 59 as Australia built up a score of 147 for four by tea in reply to England’s first innings 294 on the second day of the final Ashes test yesterday. Smith built his innings steadily before lofting a...

Froome happy to be alive as he targets fifth Tour title

Chris Froome admits he is “grateful to be alive” after a horrific high speed crash into a wall in June that left the four-time Tour de France winner with multiple fractures. However, despite still needing crutches to walk, ...

Belgium outclass Scotland

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez believes a fresh Kevin De Bruyne will be even better for club and country this season after the Manchester City midfielder tore Scotland apart in a 4-0 win for Martinez’s men on Monday. De Bruyne set up Romelu Lukaku, Thomas Vermaelen and Toby Alderweireld t...

Germany edge closer to Euros with crucial win

Germany beat hosts Northern Ireland 2-0 on Monday with two goals in the second half to get their Euro 2020 qualification on track as they bounced back from last week’s loss to the Netherlands to take over top spot in Group C. Defender Marcel Halstenberg drilled the ball in three minutes aft...

Property lifts Dubai market

Saudi Arabian stocks dropped sharply yesterday as banking and petrochemical shares weakened, while builder Arabtec Holding posted its sharpest single-day rise in two and half years after announcing a potential merger, helping to lift the Dubai index. Saudi’s index was down 1.1 percent. ...

Kane nets hat-trick as England romp past

England’s serene progress towards Euro 2020 continued as skipper Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick in a 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria in Group A at Wembley on Saturday. Kane opened the scoring after 24 minutes and struck home two penal...

Coman brace helps France ease past Albania

Kingsley Coman scored twice as world champions France cruised past Albania 4-1 on Saturday to move back to the top of their group in qualifying for Euro 2020. “It went well for me,” Coman told French television after being ...

Andreescu stuns Serena to win title

Teenager Bianca Andreescu became Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion Saturday with a rollercoaster 6-3, 7-5 win over 23-time major champion Serena Williams in the US Open final. The 19-year-old Andreescu became the younges...