Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «title»

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Buffon calls time on 17-year Juventus career

TURIN, Italy: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon announced on Thursday that he will leave the Turin giants after 17 years but did not as expected declare the end of his playing career. Buffon, 40, captained Juventus to a seventh straight Serie A title and fourth consecutive Italian Cup triumph this season.“To end this adventure with two new victories 1

May 14, 2018 12:00 AM Kvitova prevails to claim record third Madrid title

MADRID: Petra Kvitova outlasted the unseeded Kiki Bertens to win a thrilling Madrid Open final on Saturday 7-6(8-6) 4-6 6-3 and become the first player to lift the trophy for a third time. Czech Kvitova, ranked 10th in the world, struck the first blow in a tense match which lasted two hours 52 minutes by edging the tie-break at the end of a gruelling

May 14, 2018 12:00 AM After 1,235 games, Wenger bids emotional farewell to Arsenal

HUDDERSFIELD, United Kingdom: Arsene Wenger admitted it was hard to keep his emotions in check as the Arsenal manager brought the curtain down on his 22-year reign with a 1-0 win at Huddersfield on Sunday. After 7,895 days and 1,235 games, it was ‘au revoir’ to Wenger as the Frenchman took charge of Arsenal for the last time.Wenger has been on a nostalgia-tinged

May 12, 2018 12:00 AM Preparing for IBF world title bout Waseem to leave for Birmingham soon

KARACHI: Pakistan’s professional boxer Mohammad Waseem will leave for Birmingham in the next few days to train for his International Boxing Federation (IBF) world title bout against Moruti Mthalane of South Africa later this summer. “Yes, all training arrangements have been made. I will apply for England visa on Monday and it will take a week. I am very much confident

May 12, 2018 12:00 AM Nain Abidi returns to national team for Asia Cup

KARACHI: Nain Abidi has been named in Pakistan’s 15-member squad for the Women’s T20 Asia Cup, which will be played from June 3 to 10 in Malaysia. Apart from Pakistan, women teams from India, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Thailand will compete for the title.Abidi, a top-order batter, took a break from sport after the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017. She was married

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM Serena pulls out of Italian Open

ROME: Former world number one Serena Williams has pulled out of next week’s Italian Open in Rome, organisers confirmed on Wednesday. Last week the 23-time Grand Slam winner pulled out of the Madrid WTA event due to a fever.The American tennis star made her comeback in February, six months after giving birth to baby Olympia, when she competed at Indian

May 9, 2018 12:00 AM Williams rolls back years to claim third world snooker title

LONDON: Mark Williams fought off a stunning comeback from John Higgins to claim his third world snooker crown on Monday and become at 43 the oldest champion since Ray Reardon 40 years ago. The Welshman won a gripping final 18-16 to add to his titles in 2000 and 2003.Higgins, 42 and seeking a fifth title, fought back from a seven-frame deficit to draw level 5

May 8, 2018 12:00 AM WAPDA win netball championship

KARACHI: WAPDA won men’s title of the 17th National Netball Championship which concluded at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad on Monday. Sindh were crowned champions in women’s competitions. In women’s final, Sindh overwhelmed WAPDA 24-22 after a hotly-contested battle. Qurat-ul-Ain, Nayab Razia, Humaira Huma, Sakina Modi, Sumbal, Kashia and Hina Rafiq 5

May 8, 2018 12:00 AM Home favourite Sousa lands Estoril crown

ESTORIL, Portugal: Portugal’s Joao Sousa had to battle at the end before becoming the first home player to win the Estoril Open with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat of American Frances Tiafoe on Sunday. The 29-year-old Sousa, ranked 68th in the world, needed to call upon his reserves to claim the opening set by saving three break points in the final game.Serving for victory 3

May 8, 2018 12:00 AM Late charge lifts Day to Wells Fargo victory

MIAMI, Florida: Australia’s Jason Day birdied two of the last three holes on Sunday to capture the Wells Fargo Championship, collecting his 12th career US PGA title and second of the year. Day, the 2015 PGA Championship winner, held off Americans Aaron Wise and Nick Watney with a final-round two-under par 69 to finish 72 holes on 12-under 272 for a two-stroke 3