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September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Embarrassment for May’s party in security conference

BIRMINGHAM: British Prime Minister Theresa May´s Conservatives suffered an embarrassing security glitch on Saturday, exposing the personal contact details of senior government ministers and other leading figures on the app for their annual party conference. Dawn Foster, a columnist with the Guardian newspaper, discovered that a flaw in the Conservative 10

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Europe surge into 4-point lead over US at Ryder Cup

PARIS: Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia withstood a late fightback in a 2 and 1 win over Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to trigger a sustained European charge in Saturday’s morning fourballs at the Ryder Cup as the hosts stretched their lead over the United States to 8-4. Four-time major champion McIlroy looked a shadow of himself in Friday’s opening fourballs 2

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Europe surges into four-point lead over US at Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France: Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia withstood a late fightback in a 2 and 1 win over Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau to trigger a sustained European charge in Saturday’s morning fourballs at the Ryder Cup as the hosts stretched their lead over the United States to 8-4. Four-time major champion McIlroy looked a shadow of himself 2

September 10, 2018 12:00 AM Olympic great Johnson recovering from ‘mini stroke’

NEW YORK: Michael Johnson is recovering from a ‘mini stroke’, the Olympic champion and former world record-holder said on Twitter on Saturday but expects to make a full recovery. “Last week I rather surprisingly suffered what’s known as a Transient Ischemic Attack or mini stroke,” the 50-year-old American tweeted. “The good news is I’m back at home with my family

September 10, 2018 12:00 AM Rose grabs BMW Championship lead, eyes world number one

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania: Britain’s Justin Rose could claim the world number one ranking after firing a six-under par 64 Saturday to seize a one-stroke lead entering the final round of the PGA BMW Championship. The 38-year-old Englishman nabbed six birdies over the opening nine holes and parred through the inward nine to stand on 17-under par 193 after 4

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Minister defends UK’s Brexit plan amid party, business concern

LONDON: A senior British minister on Sunday defended the government’s plan to adopt EU rules on goods after Brexit, amid anger from MPs who want a cleaner break and concerns it will still harm business. Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a leading Brexit supporter, admitted the proposal thrashed out by cabinet ministers during a day-long meeting on Friday 6

July 7, 2018 12:00 AM Lyles lights up Lausanne, mayhem in 5000m

LAUSANNE: American sprinter Noah Lyles matched a season’s best time of 19.69sec in the men’s 200m as Birhanu Balew won a 5000m marred by final bend mayhem at the Lausanne Diamond League on Thursday. Fresh from setting a best time of the year to capture the US 100m title last month the 20-year-old Lyles had enough up his sleeve to deny his compatriot 11

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM ‘10-second’ rule denies Johnson share of lead with Harman

NEW YORK: Two-times major champion Zach Johnson fell foul of the “10-second rule” on Friday but managed to stay close to the lead as the American ended the second round one stroke behind pacesetter Brian Harman at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. Johnson’s attempted birdie putt at the par-four third hole stopped right on the edge of the cup, but frustratingly 5

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM Spieth, Johnson share Travelers lead with McIlroy one back

NEW YORK: Multiple major winners Jordan Spieth and Zach Johnson each fired a seven-under par 63 Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the US PGA Travelers Championship. Johnson ran off six birdies in a row from the 11th through 16th holes before his lone bogey of the day at 17 snapped the American’s dream streak. Defending champion Spieth 23

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Johnson takes share of lead into final round in Memphis

LOS ANGELES, California: Dustin Johnson, seeking a win that would put him back atop the world rankings going into next week’s US Open, fired a five-under par 65 on Saturday to share the FedEx St. Jude Classic lead with Andrew Putnam. Johnson, who took a one-shot lead into Saturday’s third round at TPC Southwind in Memphis, had six birdies and one bogey 12