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  • Moriya, Ko share LA Open lead

    April 23, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LOS ANGELES, California: Thailand’s Moriya Jutanugarn birdied the 18th hole Saturday to match South Korea’s Ko Jin Young for a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA’s LA Open. Moriya fired a one-under par 70 while Ko shot 66 at Wilshire Country Club to finish level on nine-under 204 after 54 holes.Seven-time major champion Park In-bee was third

  • Squad for South Asian Junior Athletics announced

    April 23, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: The Athletics Federation of Pakistan (AFP) on Sunday announced the squad for the South Asian Junior Athletics Championship which would be held in Colombo on May 5. As many as eight male and four female athletes will represent the country. They will be accompanied by coaches Qadir Tanvir and Seemi Rizvi. Chaudhry Iqbal Akhtar will be the head delegate

  • Zeeshan’s century gives Ghani Glass comeback hopes

    April 23, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    KARACHI: Zeeshan Ashraf’s fighting unbeaten 105 gave hopes of a comeback to Ghani Glass on the second day of their four-day final of the Patron’s Trophy Grade-II against Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) at Pindi Stadium, Rawalpindi, on Sunday. After being forced to follow-on, Ghani Glass had reached 182-1 in their second innings by the close of the play with Zeeshan

  • Frampton outpoints Donaire in battle of former champions

    April 23, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: Carl Frampton delighted his Belfast home crowd with a unanimous points win over fellow former multiple world champion Nonito Donaire. All that was at stake was the World Boxing Organisation’s interim featherweight belt, not a fully-fledged title.But by coming out on top by a margin of 117-111 on all three judges’ scorecards, the 31-year-old Frampton

  • Europa League trophy stolen, recovered

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    MEXICO CITY: The Europa League trophy was stolen after being displayed at a publicity event in Mexico, only to be recovered a few hours later, authorities in the state of Guanajuato said on Saturday. The trophy had been on display at the football stadium in the city of Leon on Friday night, only to be taken from a car after the event. “We recovered the Cup after

  • Renshaw makes hundred on Championship debut

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: Australia batsman Matt Renshaw marked his debut in English first-class cricket’s County Championship with a remarkable hundred for Somerset against Worcestershire at Taunton on Friday. Renshaw is only playing for Somerset as a replacement for Cameron Bancroft after his Australia team-mate was banned for nine months by Cricket Australia for ball tampering

  • Haris, Zaman shine for Pak U16s

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    ISLAMABAD: Left-arm spinner Haris Khan (5-17) and pace bowler Zaman Khan (3-33) ran through the Australian Under-16s line-up to earn a seven-wicket win for Pakistan Under-16s in the third one-dayer at the Junction Oval in Melbourne on Saturday. Asked to bat first, Australia were bowled out for 121 in 40 overs. Then Rizwan Syed (46 not out) and Mubashir

  • Sanchez Flores sacked by struggling Espanyol

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    MADRID: La Liga strugglers Espanyol have sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores and their sporting director Jordi Lardin following a miserable run of form, the club announced on Friday. “The club have taken this decision because of the performances of the first team and with the clear desire to go into the remaining games of this season and the preparation

  • ‘It will be tough’, Moyes warns Wenger’s successor

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    LONDON: David Moyes knows better than most the perils of succeeding a long-serving and successful manager so when the West Ham boss is well aware of the pitfalls that could await whoever succeeds Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. Moyes was the man chosen to take over from Alex Ferguson at Manchester United following his fellow Scottish manager’s 26 trophy-laden

  • Thailand’s Moriya leads at halfway stage of LA Open

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    LOS ANGELES, California: Thailand’s Moriya Jutanugarn, who is seeking her first win on the USLPGA Tour, fired a bogey-free five-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LA Open. Moriya started quickly on the back nine on Friday with two birdies in her first four holes of the round at the Wilshire Country Club course to reach a total