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September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Kane admits he has been below par for Tottenham

LONDON: Harry Kane admits he has fallen below his own high standards this season but said he welcomes the intense public scrutiny of his game. The Tottenham striker ended a five-game goalless run for club and country when he put his side ahead from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win at Brighton — a result that also ended a three-game losing streak for Spurs

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Woods seals first win in five years with Tour Championship

ATLANTA, Georgia: Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years on Sunday, completing a two-shot win at the Tour Championship to crown a fairy tale comeback after a near two-year absence. The 42-year-old, 14-time major winner carded a one-over-par 71 at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Course to claim the 80th PGA Tour title of his glittering

September 25, 2018 12:00 AM Chandimal to lead all SL sides after Asia Cup flop

COLOMBO: Batsman Dinesh Chandimal has been installed as Sri Lanka captain across all three formats after Angelo Mathews lost his role as skipper of the country’s limited-overs teams following their exit from the Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates. The 31-year-old Mathews was renamed as Sri Lanka’s limited-overs skipper in January, six months after

September 24, 2018 12:00 AM Ravanelli quits after three months as Arsenal Kiev manager

KIEV, Ukraine: Former Juventus and Italy international striker Fabrizio Ravanelli stepped down as Arsenal Kiev manager just three months after his appointment, the Ukrainian top-flight club announced Sunday. The 49-year-old spent nine games at the helm of the club, which won promotion to the Ukrainian Premier League last season, winning only one of them with one draw and seven 1

September 20, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes, Hales picked for England ODI series against SL

LONDON: Ben Stokes and Alex Hales were named in England’s one-day squad to tour Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite being charged with bringing cricket into disrepute. The pair face a disciplinary panel hearing in London in December following a brawl outside a nightclub in the southwestern city of Bristol in September 2017.Stokes, 27, was last month cleared 7

September 19, 2018 7:38 AM Asia Cup 2018: Pakistan favourite to win against India, says Sunil Gavaskar

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket great Sunil Gavaskar picked Pakistan as favourites in Virat Kohli’s absence on Wednesday ahead of their Asia Cup group stage clash in Dubai. The last time the two arch-rivals played what is always an emotionally charged fixture -- the final of the Champions Trophy last year -- Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs. On Tuesday 3

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Tayyab moves into HKFC International’s second round

KARACHI: Pakistan’s top squash player Tayyab Aslam moved into the second round of the $28,000 HKFC International at Hong Kong Football Club, Happy Valley, Hong Kong. Tayyab defeated Robert Downer of England 11-8, 11-8, 7-11, 8-11, 11-6 in 62 minutes in the first round on Tuesday. He will face seventh seed George Parker of England in the second round 3

September 19, 2018 12:00 AM Ashwin eyes India white-ball return

MUMBAI: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is plotting a return to white-ball cricket in a bid to play at the ICC World Cup in England and Wales next year. He has been out of India’s limited-overs outfits for over a year, with his last ODI and T20I coming in July and June 2017 respectively.Ashwin has not given up on a recall in time to represent India 2

September 18, 2018 12:00 AM Former Ipswich and England defender Kevin Beattie dies at 64

LONDON: Former Ipswich Town and England central defender Kevin Beattie has died aged 64, the player’s family announced Sunday. Beattie, born in Carlisle, northern England, became a key member of the successful Ipswich side under future England manager Bobby Robson that won the FA Cup in 1978.Beattie also won nine caps for England, scoring one goal, in a career 2

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Adil is England’s best spin option’

LONDON: Australian spin legend Shane Warne has asked England to stick with Adil Rashid as their main spinner when they tour Sri Lanka in October. Warne feels Root needs to show confidence in Adil.“It’s very important that the captain backs you,” he told ESPNcricinfo at an event at The Oval.“Moeen is a batsman who plays as a second spinner, so you’ve 2