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January 12, 2018 12:00 AM British bobsledder Tasker to miss Games after suffering stroke

LONDON: British bobsledder Bruce Tasker will miss next month’s Pyeongchang Olympics after suffering a minor stroke last week, Team GB said on Thursday. The 30-year-old Welshman, who is being treated for groin and hip injuries at home, was taken to Wexham Park Hospital on January 4 after experiencing dizziness and nausea.Tasker was subsequently transferred 3

November 27, 2017 12:00 AM Davis annexes Australian Open Golf title

SYDNEY: -Australia’s Cameron Davis shot a brilliant final round of seven-under-par 64 to win the 102nd Australian Open after a wild finish to the tournament Sunday.Regarded as one of Australia’s most promising young players, the 22-year-old charged home to beat his more experienced rivals and capture his first professional title. With the blustery conditions 14

November 24, 2017 12:00 AM Fitzpatrick thrives, Garcia falters at HK Open

HONG KONG: England’s rising star Matthew Fitzpatrick enjoyed a fine start to the new European Tour on Thursday, firing a four-under par round as Sergio Garcia struggled in testing conditions at the Hong Kong Open. Playing in a group with compatriot Tommy Fleetwood and defending champion Sam Brazel, Fitzpatrick hit six birdies to finish with a 66 on the par-70 course 6

November 21, 2017 12:00 AM PGA Tour title goes to Cook

MIAMI: American Austin Cook captured his first US PGA Tour title Sunday in only his 14th career start, making birdies on three of the last four holes to win the RSM Classic. Cook fired a three-under par 67 at the Seaside course on Sea Island, Georgia, to finish four shots clear of compatriot J.J. Spaun on 21-under par overall.“It just means so much, just walking 3

November 21, 2017 12:00 AM Ariya annexes Tour Championship title

MIAMI: Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn closed with back-to-back birdies to win the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship on Sunday, while American Lexi Thompson took the $1 million season bonus prize despite a last-hole heartbreak. Ariya birdied four of the last six holes, sinking a 20-foot birdie putt on the 17th and a 23-footer at 18, to shoot a final-round 4

November 13, 2017 12:00 AM Fowler shares lead at rain-delayed Mayakoba

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico: Rickie Fowler finally completed the last three holes of his rain-delayed second round on Saturday, saving par on the 18th to secure a share of the lead heading into the third round of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. The world number 10 sits alongside fellow Americans Patton Kizzire and Patrick Rodgers on 10-under par here at the El Camaleon 10

October 22, 2017 5:43 PM India beat Malaysia to win Hockey Asia Cup

DHAKA: The Indian men’s hockey team were crowned Hero Asia Cup 2017 Champions after they beat Malaysia 2-1 in the final of the tournament on Sunday at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium. Goals from Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th) secured the title for India as Malaysia failed to make an impact on the game in the early 11

October 11, 2017 7:08 PM Pakistan beat Bangladesh by seven goals in Hero Asia Cup match

DHAKA: It was a match between Pakistan versus hosts Bangladesh which enthralled the local audience on the opening day of the Hero Asia Cup here at the Maulana Bhashani National Stadium on Wednesday. Abu Mahmood was the hero of the match with three scintillating goals in the 18th, 41st and 50th minute which helped Pakistan seal their opening match of the tournament 10

October 1, 2017 2:01 PM Pakistan spinners take four to set up exciting final day

For eleven sessions this Test went nowhere, the teams only three runs apart at the end of the first innings, but towards the end of day four, Pakistan's spinners claimed four wickets, and shocked it into life. Having been made to labour in the field for 162.3 overs, Sri Lanka's now face a stern battle on Monday. They are 66 runs ahead, but have lost four of their 8

September 28, 2017 12:23 AM Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live, 1st Test, Day 1: Chandimal Departs After Scoring fifty

PREVIEW: Pakistan will step into a new Test era without retired batting greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq when they take on Sri Lanka in the first Test in Abu Dhabi from Thursday. Playing without Younis and Misbah is unaccustomed territory for Pakistan, who haven't had a Test featuring neither of the talismanic, prolific pair in seven years. It comes 9