The Worlds Favourite Playground
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger continues to believe his Gunners can still mount a title challenge, this despite the poor start to the season Arsenal have endured.
Arsenal currently sit in 5th place in the Premier League standings and are miles off the pace set by title challengers and London rivals, Chelsea. However, Wenger remains upbeat about the quality his squad possesses, and refused to accept that Arsenal are not capable of mounting a serious title challenge.
Pakistan are in a strong position on Day two of the second Test in Abu Dhabi with Australia 1-22 at stumps, trailing Pakistan’s first innings total of 570 by 548 runs.
A double century to Younis Khan (213) and a ton to Captain Misbah ul-Haq (101) were the highlights of the Pakistani batting order on day two and together they piled on 181 runs for the fourth wicket.
So, they face off. Again. On one side we have the hero of the Billions, the King of 64 squares, the five time world champion, the man who has seen it all. The man who riled up the great Garry Kasparov himself. The Madras Tiger, Viswanathan Anand.
Smriti Mehra fired 5 under 67 on the last day at Jaypee Greens to win her fourth title this season. Such was her dominance that she started four strokes behind overnight leader Vaishavi Sinha and by the time she finished, she was 4 strokes clear of the second placed Sharmila Nicollet. In the process she also carded the lowest round in leg 13 of the Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour.
Smriti got off to a great start, carding a birdie on the first hole. She carded two more...
The bizhub Highveld Lions are optimistic that West Indian superstar Chris Gayle can make up for one of their greatest shortcomings last season when they get their RAM SLAM T20 campaign underway against the Sunfoil Dolphins at Bidvest Wanderers on Sunday evening.
The Lions won just one game in the tournament last season, when they often struggled to make the sort of starts to their innings that could yield results.
In 10 games they only registered five partnerships for the ...
Pune FC began their Durand Cup campaign in style with a comfortable 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers SC in the quarterfinal stage Group-IV encounter at the Raia Sports Complex in Raia, Goa on Friday.
India’s Anirban Lahiri will be hoping for a memorable debut when he takes his place among the game’s elite at next week’s US$8.5 million WGC-HSBC Champions.
The final World Golf Championships event of the year will be held at the Sheshan International Golf Club from November 6-9 and will feature some of the world’s best players including Australia’s Adam Scott, Germany’s Martin Kaymer and Bubba Watson of the United States.
The 27-year-old Indian earned his place among the ...
The Proteas T20 squad began their preparations on Friday for the upcoming three-match T20 International (T20I) series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Captain, JP Duminy, highlighted the importance and relevance of the series, ahead of a busy limited-overs season.
“I think every game is important,” Duminy said prior to the squad’s lively training session on Friday. “These T20 games are important, especially in our squad where there are quite a few new...
FIA World Endurance Championship leader TOYOTA Racing began its Six Hours of Shanghai preparations by setting the fastest lap in practice on a rain-affected first day at the Shanghai International Circuit.
The #8 TS040 HYBRID of Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi, who lead the drivers’ World Championship by 26 points, set the fastest lap of the day in second practice, which finished early due to heavy rain.
The sister car, the #7 of Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Kazuk...
From protecting oil platforms as a US navy officer on board a destroyer, American Billy Hurley III will now need to defend a two-shot halfway lead after a second straight five-under-par 67 put him in pole position for a maiden PGA TOUR victory.
The 32-year-old Hurley fired six birdies for an outward 30 at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club before a double bogey on two and another birdie on seven saw him take his place atop the leaderboard on 10-under-par 134 in the US...
India’s Abhishek Jha stood on the verge of his maiden breakthrough on the Asian Development Tour (ADT) when he extended his overnight lead to six shots with a third round seven-under-par 65 at the inaugural TAKE Solutions India Masters on Friday.
Jha, who has never held the lead heading into the final two rounds prior to this week’s US$70,000 ADT event, was in confident mood after he returned with a three-day total of 19-under-par 197.
Compatriot R. Murthy and first round ...