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May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Sharapova backs special seeding for Serena

ROME: Maria Sharapova says she supports a Grand Slam seeding for longtime rival Serena Williams as the American tries to rebuild her career after giving birth nine months ago. The Russian, who reached the semi-finals of the Italian Open on Friday with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 7-5 defeat of reigning Roland Garros winner Jelena Ostapenko, showed a noticeably

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career

TURIN, Italy: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not as expected declare the end of his playing career. Buffon, 40, captained Juventus to a seventh straight Serie A title and fourth consecutive Italian Cup triumph this season.“To end this adventure with two new victories 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Shanghai exit Champions League despite Hulk’s double

SHANGHAI: Brazilian striker Hulk returned from injury to score twice for Shanghai SIPG but the Chinese side were dumped out of the Asian Champions League 4-3 on aggregate by Kashima Antlers on Wednesday. The Japanese became the last side to seal a spot in the quarter-finals, but they did it the hard way, losing 2-1 on a sweltering and nervy night in Shanghai 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police enter home of ousted Malaysian PM

KUALA LUMPUR: At least a dozen police officers entered the family home of ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak late on Wednesday, after he had returned home from prayers at a mosque, a Reuters witness said. State news agency Bernama said that dozens of police officers were also seen at a luxury condominium in another district of the Malaysian 2

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Police enter home of Najib Razak

KUALA LUMPUR: At least a dozen police officers entered the family home of ousted Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak late on Wednesday, after he had returned home from prayers at a mosque, a Reuters witness said. State news agency Bernama said that dozens of police officers were also seen at a luxury condominium in another district of the Malaysian

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Koscielny out of World Cup with Achilles injury

PARIS: France defender Laurent Koscielny will miss the World Cup and faces six months on the sidelines after injuring his Achilles tendon in Arsenal’s Europa League defeat at Atletico Madrid last week, manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday. The centre back was withdrawn in the 12th minute of the semi-final second leg on Thursday after losing his footing 5

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Man City resume record assault after goalless blip

LONDON: Manchester City’s ground-breaking season encountered a minor road block before their Premier League coronation on Sunday but their eyes are now firmly back on completing a record-shredding finale to the campaign. Following a surprise 0-0 draw with Huddersfield Town on Sunday, maximum points from their final two games, at home to Brighton & Hove Albion 5

May 8, 2018 12:00 AM Home favourite Sousa lands Estoril crown

ESTORIL, Portugal: Portugal’s Joao Sousa had to battle at the end before becoming the first home player to win the Estoril Open with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of American Frances Tiafoe on Sunday. The 29-year-old Sousa, ranked 68th in the world, needed to call upon his reserves to claim the opening set by saving three break points in the final game.Serving for victory 3

May 7, 2018 12:00 AM Atletico suffer shock defeat to Espanyol

MADRID: Atletico Madrid suffered a hangover from reaching the Europa League final in midweek as they slumped to a surprise 2-0 defeat at home to Espanyol on Sunday, losing for the first time in La Liga at their Wanda Metropolitano stadium. Midfielder Oscar Melendo put Espanyol ahead after 53 minutes with the help of a huge deflection off Atletico defender 4

May 6, 2018 3:04 PM Imran, Zardari to suffer defeat in elections: Nawaz

MANSEHRA: PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif is confident that PTI chairman Imran Khan and PPP president Asif Ali Zardari will suffer defeat in the upcoming parliamentary elections. Addressing a mammoth gathering of supporters at Mansehra on Sunday, Nawaz Sharif said that PML-N would register a bigger victory than 2013 elections. “Giving respect to sanctity of vote means 3