Monday, 24 September 2018

Sports

James Anderson fined for dissent

LONDON:  England fast bowler James Anderson has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire in Saturday’s play in the fifth Test against India at the Oval. Anderson is just two shy of Australia great Glenn McGrath’s record of 563 Test wickets. Chasing that ...

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Dovizioso beats Marquez for third win of season at San Marino MotoGP

MILAN: Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso won the San Marino MotoGP on Sunday for the Ducati rider’s third success of the season, holding off world championship leader Marc Marquez of Honda. The 32-year-old Dovizioso finished 2.822sec ahead of the Spaniard on the Misano track on Italy’s Adriatic coast with Britain’s Cal Crutchlow ...

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Amir Khan defeat Samuel Vargas

LONDON: Amir Khan was given the fight – and the fright – he needed as he continued his climb back towards the big time. He won the second fight of his comeback by a mile, as he should, but this was not the easy walk in the park he had ...

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Birthday boy Buttler puts England in command of India finale

LONDON: Jos Buttler celebrated his 28th birthday with an innings of 89 that left England on top in the fifth Test against India at the Oval on Saturday. England, who had already won this five-match series at 3-1 up, started the second day in danger of being dismissed for under ...

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Naomi Osaka wins US Open after Serena ‘umpire thief’ meltdown

  Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final “a thief”. Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in the match marred by Williams’s second set outburst, the American enraged by ...

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Strauss lauds Cook as England’s ‘greatest player’

LONDON: Alastair Cook was lauded as England’s “greatest ever player” by former opening partner Andrew Strauss during his final Test before international retirement. Cook was thrust straight into the action in his farewell Test after England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India at the ...

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Shoaib Malik: My child won’t have Pakistani or Indian nationality

KARACHI: Pakistan’s star all-rounder Shoaib Malik said that his child won’t have Pakistan or Indian nationality but of some other country. “I have taken permission from the team management to remain with my wife at the time of birth,” Malik said. Malik and his wife Sania Mirza, the Indian Tennis ...

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Amir Khan-Vargas face-off in ‘unmissable fight’

BIRMINGHAM: British boxing star Amir Khan returns to the Arena Birmingham for the first time since 2008 where he takes on Colombian sensation Samuel Vargas in crucial welterweight title unification fight on Saturday. Khan believes that a decisive victory over Vargas, who has been on a five-fight unbeaten run since ...

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Bairstow to keep wicket in finale

  LONDON: Jonny Bairstow will keep wicket for England in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced. Bairstow broke a finger keeping during India’s 203-run win in the third Test at Trent Bridge, with England limited-overs gloveman Jos Buttler taking ...

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Hasan Ali vows to deliver against India in Asia Cup

LAHORE: Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali has said that he is eager to give out his best against India, ahead of the opening match of Asia Cup 2018 in the United Arab Emirates. Talking to the reporters here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday after a training session of the team ...

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