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  • Park storms to five-shot win in Founders Cup

    March 20, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LOS ANGELES, California: South Korea’s Park In-bee stormed to victory in the LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday, firing a bogey-free five-under par 67 for a five-stroke triumph. Park, a seven-time major champion, birdied four straight holes on the back nine and finished with a 19-under par total of 269.England’s Laura Davies, 54, headed a group sharing second

  • Aggression’s fine, we don’t want robots: Lee

    March 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    COLOMBO: Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee says emotion and aggression are part of the game and doesn’t want to see robots on the field, but he warned against behaviour “crossing the line”. The ongoing Australia tour of South Africa has been marred by on-field altercations with South African speedster Kagiso Rabada appealing against a two-Test ban for a shoulder

  • Blake sees CW Games as step to build on Bolt’s legacy

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    MELBOURNE: Next month’s Commonwealth Games will be Yohan Blake’s chance to build on Usain Bolt’s “legacy” and step out of the track great’s shadow, the former 100 metres world champion said on Sunday. Bolt retired last year with eight Olympic and 11 world championship gold medals to his name, leaving his former training partner Blake to carry the flame

  • Stenson leads but McIlroy, Tiger, Rose surge at Bay Hill

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    MIAMI, Florida: Henrik Stenson clung to a one-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the PGA Arnold Palmer Invitational while Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose surged into the title hunt. Sweden’s Stenson, the 2016 British Open champion, fired a one-under par 71 to stand on 12-under 204 after 54 holes at Bay Hill as American Bryson DeChambeau

  • F1 champ Hamilton not close to ‘final chapter’

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    LONDON: Lewis Hamilton has vowed to reign supreme in Formula One for years to come as the world champion prepares for the start of the new season next weekend. British star Hamilton is reportedly ready to sign a new contract with Mercedes, which could earn him up to £40 million ($55 million) per year and solidify his position as British sport’s highest

  • United suffer Misbah blow

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 5

    DUBAI: Misbah-ul-Haq was one of the biggest reasons why Islamabad United managed to overcome early hiccups to win the inaugural edition of HBL Pakistan Super League back in 2016. The former Pakistan captain was once again expected to play a major role for Islamabad as they enter the business end of PSL but hehas suffered a major setback in the shape

  • Players not willing to come to Pakistan shouldn’t be considered: Nadeem Omar

    March 19, 2018 12:00 AM 14

    KARACHI: Quetta Gladiators owner Nadeem Omar has requested Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to not put players in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) draft next time who would not want to come to Pakistan to play in PSL matches. Quetta Gladiators is one of the most successful franchises in the tournament. It’s a common wisdom that last year in PSL summit clash

  • Monaco fight back to beat Lille

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    PARIS: The in-form Stevan Jovetic came off the bench to give Monaco a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over struggling Lille on Friday, strengthening his side’s position in the Ligue 1 top three. The reigning champions are 14 points adrift of leaders Paris Saint-Germain, but more importantly, 12 points clear of fourth-placed Lyon, who meet third-placed Marseille

  • India wary of BD power in sub-continent: Karthik

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    COLOMBO: India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik Saturday said Bangladesh are always a tricky opposition and that his team would bring high intensity to the Twenty20 tri-series final between the two sides on Sunday. Skipper Rohit Sharma’s team was the first to book its place in the final after winning three of its four games at Colombo’s R. Premadasa

  • Six Madhu Bala Plate races at LRC today

    March 18, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    LAHORE: Six Madhu Bala Plate races in various Class and Division have been scheduled at Lahore Race Club (LRC) for Sunday. In all the races the field is full of fillies, ponies, equines and horses which had made their names known quite well. The fourth Class-VII and Division-II and III race have nine ponies having Aie Sawair, New Prince, Baa Adab, Piyra