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April 28, 2018 12:00 AM Nato puts on united front against Russia despite funding rows

BRUSSELS: Nato put on a united front on the need to counter Russian "aggression" on Friday, despite differences on defence spending, as new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pressed allies to shoulder a bigger military burden. There was agreement among foreign ministers meeting in Brussels on the need to find ways to counter Russia’s adoption of "hybrid 8

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Semenya completes Commonwealth double

GOLD COAST, Australia: South Africa’s Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double with victory in the women’s 800 metres on Friday. The 27-year-old, who identifies as a woman but has elevated testosterone levels, dedicated her gold medal to the late Winnie Mandela after her crushing win. Elsewhere 2

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Semenya defiant after sweeping to CW Games double

GOLD COAST, Australia: South Africa’s Caster Semenya shrugged off controversy over her right to compete after completing a Commonwealth Games double with victory in the women’s 800 metres on Friday. The 27-year-old, who identifies as a woman but has elevated testosterone levels, dedicated her gold medal to the late Winnie Mandela after her crushing win.Elsewhere 4

March 23, 2018 12:00 AM Johnson, McIlroy upset in WGC Match Play openers

AUSTIN, Texas: World number one Dustin Johnson and in-form Rory McIlroy suffered shock losses as the World Golf Championship Dell Technologies Match Play opened with a string of uspets on Wednesday. Defending champion Johnson was spent spinning to a 3 & 1 defeat in his opening group game against Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger, the world number 56 who is seeded 7

March 4, 2018 12:00 AM Sharma upstages big names to take lead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY: India´s Shubhankar Sharma surprised a few people, but not himself, as he upstaged the biggest names in golf for a two-shot halfway lead at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Friday. In his first appearance in a World Golf Championships event, Sharma added a five-under-par 66 to his opening round 65 to set the pace at 11-under 131 at Club de Golf Chapultepec 13

February 26, 2018 12:00 AM Tiafoe beats Chung to reach Delray Beach semis

MIAMI: US wildcard Frances Tiafoe finished off eighth-seeded Chung Hyeon on Saturday in a match halted by rain the night before to reach the semi-finals of the Delray Beach ATP tournament. Tiafoe, who ousted second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro in the second round, converted his eighth match point to complete a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over eighth-seeded 6

February 20, 2018 12:00 AM Watson’s wait ends with third Riviera triumph

LOS ANGELES, California: Bubba Watson fired a two-under-par 69 on Sunday to win an emotional third Genesis Open title, ending a drought that stretched back to his 2016 triumph here at Riviera Country Club. One-over for the day after three bogeys and two birdies on the front nine, Watson produced three birdies without a bogey coming home for a 12-under-par 12

February 17, 2018 12:00 AM Woods six behind first-round leaders at Riviera

NEW YORK: Tiger Woods “fought hard” in an inconsistent performance to trail first round leaders Tony Finau and Patrick Cantlay by six strokes at the Genesis Open on Thursday. Woods, in his second start of the PGA Tour season after a year-long absence during which he had a spinal fusion, shot a one-over-par 72 in a roller-coaster round at Riviera in the affluent 12

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM Potter holds off big guns to win Pebble Beach title

PEBBLE BEACH, California: Ted Potter got off to a hot start for the second straight day en route to a closing round of 69 to capture the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament by three strokes on Sunday. Potter found his groove this week in the California sunshine as he has bounced back from a broken ankle in 2014 to record just his second win on the USPGA 8

February 10, 2018 12:00 AM Streelman, Hossler share early lead

SAN FRANCISCO, California: World number one Dustin Johnson got off to a hot start, but it was Kevin Streelman and Beau Hossler who shared the first-round lead on seven-under par Thursday at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Streelman had seven birdies without a bogey in his 65 at par-72 Spyglass Hill, one of three courses in use for the tournament. Hossler 3