The Under-17 World Cup will kick off in New Delhi, marking India's first-ever FIFA tournament, world football's governing body said Monday despite initial concern over air quality in the world's most polluted capital. After a week-long inspection, authorities selected six citiesRead more »
Shadab Khan produced an outstanding debut performance as Pakistan completed a comfortable six-wicket victory over the West Indies in the first fixture of a four-match Twenty20 international series at Kensington Oval on Sunday. Shoaib Malik’s unbeaten 38 and a 46-run fourth-wicket partnership with Babar
Gregory Gaultier became the oldest winner of the British Open since Hashim Khan in the late 1950s when he beat Nick Matthew, the oldest finalist since that era, in a four-game final on Sunday. The 34-year-old Frenchman’s 8-11, 11-7, 11-3, 11-3 win over the 36-year-old Englishman earned him his third
Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet completed a 48-hour cobbled classic double by winning Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday. It was Van Avermaet's third win on the cobbles in the last month having also won February's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. It sets up the BMC rider as clear favourite for next weekend'
England's football team paid tribute to the victims of Wednesday's London terror attack ahead of their World Cup qualifier at home to Lithuania on Sunday. England's players, led by captain Joe Hart, wore black armbands at Wembley and the game was preceded by the laying of wreaths in the
Kenya dominated the World Cross-Country Championships on Sunday, Geoffrey Kamworor defending his men's title, Irene Cheptai leading a historic cleansweep in the women's race and Asbel Kiprop helping to secure a third gold in the mixed relay. Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei had led for most of
Quinton de Kock batted through the pain of a damaged finger to bolster South Africa with a defiant 90 as the deciding Test against New Zealand was evenly poised at the end of day three in Hamilton on Sunday. In the rain disrupted Test, New Zealand were 67 without loss at stumps, with a rejuvenated Tom
Daniel Ricciardo's trademark smile vanished as he endured a hellish Australian Grand Prix with a weekend-long spell of wretched luck that left his hopes in tatters in Melbourne on Sunday. It just went from bad to worse for the amiable Red Bull driver who crashed in qualifying, copped a grid penalty