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July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Anderson makes wicket-taking return

LONDON: England great James Anderson took two wickets on his return with Lancashire’s 2nd XI on Sunday after more than a month out of action with a shoulder injury. The 35-year-old paceman, England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker, took two for 32 in 14 overs as Nottinghamshire were dismissed for 126 on the first day of a three-day friendly at Old Trafford

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Kohli defends Dhoni’s Lord’s grind

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli said it was wrong for pundits to “pounce” on MS Dhoni and “jump to conclusions” following the former skipper’s bizarre innings in the second One-day International against England at Lord’s on Saturday. The tourists were 140 for four, needing a further 183 runs in 23 overs to reach their target of 323, when Dhoni walked

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM FIFA asks TV producers to cut down on fan close-ups

MOSCOW: FIFA said Friday it had asked TV producers to reduce the number of close-up shots of spectators at the World Cup final to avoid any “suggestions of sexual connotations”. The feed supplied by FIFA and used by TV stations around the world shows spectators in the stands to complement the coverage of the matches in Russia. The cameras sometimes zoom in on female 2

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM Hatton sets pace in Scottish Open

LONDON: England’s Tyrrell Hatton was out in front as players from ‘south of the border’ took up leading positions on the second day of the Scottish Open at Gullane near Edinburgh on Friday. Hatton added a second-round score of 64 to his opening 65 to put himself on 11-under par — a total that gave him a one-shot clubhouse lead over compatriot Eddie Pepperell 2

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Ill-planned’ Haj flight operation PIA feared to suffer huge loss

PESHAWAR: The crisis-hit Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) may suffer a huge loss due to 'ill-planning' of the management for the forthcoming Haj flight operation, sources said. The PIA did not acquire planes on lease for the Haj flight operation to be started shortly. "And now the national flag carrier is going to cancel/reschedule flights for Europe

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM England, Uruguay fined for breaching marketing rules

MOSCOW: England were fined 70,000 Swiss Francs ($70,585.9) and Uruguay were given a 50,000 Swiss Francs sanction for breaking media and marketing rules during the World Cup, FIFA said on Wednesday. “Several members of the English national team continued to display unauthorised commercial branding on playing equipment items before and during the World 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Southgate’s WC waistcoats fit for London museum

LONDON: England manager Gareth Southgate’s waistcoats have become such a hit at the World Cup that the Museum of London has announced plans to acquire one for its fashion collection. Marks and Spencer, official tailors to the England team, declared last Saturday #NationalWaistcoatDay in honour of Southgate and his team.The Sun newspaper has urged fans to wear one on “Waistcoat

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Torres joins Japan relegation battlers Sagan Tosu

TOKYO: Former Spain World Cup winner Fernando Torres has signed for Japan’s Sagan Tosu, the J-League club said on Tuesday. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Spain striker left Atletico Madrid this summer after returning to his boyhood club in 2015.Details of the move were not disclosed but the 34-year-old Torres has reportedly joined the relegation-threatened

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Vettel wrecks Hamilton’s home party

LONDON: Sebastian Vettel opened a clear lead in the drivers’ world championship on Sunday when he wrecked Lewis Hamilton’s home-race party and claimed an impressive victory in a thrilling British Grand Prix. The four-time champion seized the lead at the start and fought back after losing the initiative during two safety car periods to register his second

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM Hamilton back on top in final practice

SILVERSTONE, Britain: Lewis Hamilton hit back to go top again when he clocked the fastest lap for Mercedes in Saturday’s crash-hit third and final practice session for the British Grand Prix. The defending champion, who is one point behind fellow four-time champion Sebastian Vettel in the scrap for this year’s drivers’ title, recorded a best lap in one minute