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  • Sri Lanka hammer England to level series

    May 25, 2014 4:31 PM 7

    (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's bowlers ripped through a fragile England batting line-up to win the second one-day international in Durham by 157 runs to level the five-match series 1-1. Tillakaratne Dilshan top-scored with 88 as Sri Lanka made a respectable total of 256 for eight from their 50 overs. The total looked achievable for an England side who easily

  • Saeed Ajmal hits back at Stuart Broad over chucking comment

    May 25, 2014 4:25 PM 9

    Saeed Ajmal hit back at England star Stuart Broad on Sunday in a furious war of words over the Pakistan off-spinner’s bowling action. Ajmal was angered by a Twitter exchange between England pace bowler Broad and former England captain Michael Vaughan which contained barbs after the Pakistani’s style of delivery. Broad was responding to Vaughan’s tweet

  • England v Sri Lanka: Tourists win big to level ODI series at Durham

    May 25, 2014 4:15 PM 7

    England were skittled out for 99 as Sri Lanka levelled the five-match one-day international series at 1-1 with a 157-run win at Chester-le-Street. England were reduced to 29-4 as seamer Nuwan Kulasekara (3-15) wreaked havoc while Sachithra Senanayake took 3-13. Eoin Morgan top scored with 40 as England were all in the 27th over, their heaviest ever home ODI defeat

  • Rafael Nadal still the man to beat at the French Open

    May 25, 2014 4:03 PM 8

    If this season's records are supposed to provide an indication to the man who will be crowned 'king of Roland Garros', Rafa Nadal's hopes of winning a record-extending ninth French Open title could be in jeopardy. For the first time in a decade, the world number one lost three matches on red dirt in the build-up to the claycourt major and the Spaniard

  • French Open: Serena Williams Cruises Into Second Round With Comfortable Win Over France's Alize Lim

    May 25, 2014 3:35 PM 24

    Serena Williams is a 17-time major champion who was facing a woman making her Grand Slam debut. She cruised past French wild card Alize Lim 6-2, 6-1 to enter the second round. Paris: Serena Williams began the defense of her French Open title with a 6-2, 6-1 victory Sunday over 138th-ranked Alize Lim, a wild-card entry from France. Paris: Serena Williams

  • Williams sisters skip into second round

    May 25, 2014 3:33 PM 4

    Defending champion and top seed Serena Williams reached the French Open second round on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-1 win over French wildcard Alize Lim. Williams will face either compatriot Grace Min or Spain's Gabrine Muguruza for a place in the third round where she could play big sister Venus. Venus Williams began her campaign with a 6-4, 6-1 win against

  • Real Madrid gets 'La Decima' with thrilling Champions League final win

    May 25, 2014 3:19 PM 13

    Right at the end of one of the greatest seasons in European soccer history there was still time for one more dramatic twist, one that handed Real Madrid the 10th European title it so desperately craved. Real has spent fortunes on cementing itself as a heavyweight of world soccer and eventually, on an extraordinary night in Lisbon, money spoke – loudly

  • French Open: Serena Williams looks to defend title on clay court

    May 25, 2014 3:03 PM 7

    Top seed could meet her sister Venus in third round of tournament that starts Sunday. PARIS—Serena Williams was wrapping up her pre-French Open news conference when someone seated in the front row wanted to know whether she would take one question in the local language. The tournament’s defending champion gave the OK. The reporter proceeded to put forth

  • Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

    May 25, 2014 2:46 PM 6

    Real Madrid's record 10th European title will be written down as a seemingly convincing 4-1 victory over Atletico Madrid. Atletico was minutes away from its first Champions League title Saturday when Sergio Ramos began Real's comeback by heading in the equalizer in injury time. Real then broke down Atletico's resistance with three goals in the last period

  • PCB unhappy with Broad's comment

    May 25, 2014 2:39 PM 4

    Pakistan Cricket Board wants England T20 captain Stuart Broad disciplined following his tweets on Saeed Ajmal's action. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) want their English counterparts to take disciplinary action Stuart Broad after the Twenty20 skipper's remarks about the bowling action of Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal. "We have sent a letter to the England