• Hope leads West Indies to stunning win over England
Hope leads West Indies to stunning win over England

The series is now level at 1-all heading to the final Test. But Jason Holder's unpredictable bunch of no-hopers pulled off a victory of stunning proportions at Headingley in Leeds on Tuesday to tie the series at 1-1. "I can go back as far as 1984 when [England] declared and gave us 300-odd to win and we got it with two wickets down so don't...

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  • Sindhu happy with upgrading World badminton championship medal from bronze to silver
Sindhu happy with upgrading World badminton championship medal from bronze to silver

Okuhara also played well. After 20-all it was anybody's game. It wasn't her day, she concluded. "It was good that we got enough time to practice", she said. "She has already won so many medals at such a young age". Sindhu is a shining star on Indian horizon and she deserves all the praise. She gave an incredible effort though.

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  • Coyotes' Shane Doan announces retirement after 21 years in Arizona
Coyotes' Shane Doan announces retirement after 21 years in Arizona

The 40-year-old Doan is the franchise's all-time leader in almost every category, finishing his career with 402 goals and 570 assists in 1,540 games. He expressed his gratitude to the fans for their "unwavering support". Doan, 40, has been a member of the Coyotes organization since before they moved to Arizona. "Thank you for fighting to keep t...

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  • Unfinished business: Ibrahimovic signs 1-year deal at United
Unfinished business: Ibrahimovic signs 1-year deal at United

Ibrahimovic is still recovering from a knee ligament injury sustained in the Europa League quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht in April and has published videos on social media highlighting his impressive progress. "It would be very easy for him to say goodbye, to say it is enough". "So nobody should be anxious with Zlatan, and I thi...

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  • Cruz, Cornyn Show Texas-sized Hypocrisy on Disaster Funding
Cruz, Cornyn Show Texas-sized Hypocrisy on Disaster Funding

Ted Cruz , go", Morning Joe host Scarborough said as he welcomed Christie to the program Wednesday morning. "I mean, we're sitting here seven months in and we haven't put touchdowns in the end zone", Christie said. That's what he did with people's lives in 2012 and 2013. Speaking to reporters after a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a new charter sch...

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  • Hurricane Harvey Unlikely to Damage Insurers' Balance Sheets
Hurricane Harvey Unlikely to Damage Insurers' Balance Sheets

A national poll by the Insurance Information Institute in 2016 showed only 12 percent of people in flood-prone coastal areas had flood insurance, down from 14 percent in 2015. But the costs kept mounting, partly because the program still offers subsidized rates to many of its 5 million policyholders. Ideally, it becomes a financially viable ins...

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  • Man United defender set for shock move to Premier League rivals
Man United defender set for shock move to Premier League rivals

United were unable to make a first-half breakthrough despite being on top, Juan Mata having a goal disallowed for offside shortly before drawing a stunning save from Schmeichel. "The players are good and motivated". "It doesn't matter if they play from the beginning, if they come from the bench", Mourinho said. "If they are not playing on the p...

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  • Arsenal reject Man City bid for Sanchez
Arsenal reject Man City bid for Sanchez

It is also understood that it is Arsenal who broached the idea of including Raheem Sterling in the deal, though City have no desire to sell the England worldwide and are determined to complete a cash-only transfer. The Chilean global made his season debut for Arsenal on Sunday, and he was hardly a factor in the 4-0 demolition the team suffe...

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  • Roger Federer survives first round scare against 70th-ranked Frances Tiafoe
Roger Federer survives first round scare against 70th-ranked Frances Tiafoe

Open. The result means that Federer , who was due to play Frances Tiafoe in the last match of the day, would have to reach next week's semi-finals at least if he is to replace Nadal at the top of the world rankings at the end of the tournament.

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  • Mourinho salutes Manchester United's staying power
Mourinho salutes Manchester United's staying power

The Foxes have visited the Emirates Stadium and Old Trafford so far this term and host champions Chelsea in their first game back after the global break. Guardiola's side fell behind in the 13th minute at the Vitality Stadium courtesy of a sensational strike from wide on the left by Bournemouth left-back Charlie Daniels that crashed in off the c...

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  • Ex-Malmo coach Andersson: Zlatan will be spectacular for Man Utd
Ex-Malmo coach Andersson: Zlatan will be spectacular for Man Utd

The return meeting is set for March at Old Trafford . The Sweden worldwide arrived with plenty of promise this summer after a £31million transfer from Benfica, where he shone as one of the most promising young defenders in Europe. In the end, it was 2-0, not 4-0, and for three quarters of the game, United did anything but stroll. Shakespeare'...

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  • Liverpool reportedly beat Chelsea to sign €44m midfielder
Liverpool reportedly beat Chelsea to sign €44m midfielder

Liverpool have made signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain their primary objective during the remaining days of the summer transfer window after pulling out of a move for Monaco winger Thomas Lemar . With just a single season left on his deal, Oxlade-Chamberlain holds all of the leverage against his club. ARSENAL Football Club has not exactly ...

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  • UAE stuns Saudi Arabia, hands Australia huge World Cup boost
UAE stuns Saudi Arabia, hands Australia huge World Cup boost

UAE star Omar Abdulrahman pulled out through injury and, with everything that was on the line for the Saudis, the visitors were widely tipped to get the job done. All the games between Japan and Australia are even. Lippi leads China into the must-win game in Wuhan lamenting his dwindling striking stocks after a period that has seen Chinese Supe...

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  • Trump 'speaks for himself' on his values: Tillerson
Trump 'speaks for himself' on his values: Tillerson

Asked about the United Nations panel's statement , Tillerson said he did not believe "anyone doubts the American people's values" with respect to combating racism. Host Brian Becker noted that over the last six months there has been a litany of people who either resigned or were fired by the administration, including former US National Security ...

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  • Rafael Nadal: Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand'
Rafael Nadal: Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand'

I was maybe a bit anxious about my back issue but was eventually able to let go. It was the five-time champion's first match in NY since 2015 after he missed the tournament a year ago with knee problems. On the third - with Federer's wife, Mirka, covering her eyes in the stands - Tiafoe hit a stumbling forehand into the net. One set all, OK, it...

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  • US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats teenager in five sets
US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats teenager in five sets

Having skipped the U.S. Open previous year during a six-month layoff to heal a knee injury, Federer has never played in the revamped arena. Tiafoe pushed Federer to a first-set tiebreaker when they faced each other in March at the Miami Masters before losing in two sets.

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  • US Open: Maria Sharapova's redemption tour moves into round 3
US Open: Maria Sharapova's redemption tour moves into round 3

She will now face either Sofia Kenin or Sachia Vickery, both of the United States, for a place in the last 16. If Maria Sharapova continues to play like she has in her first two matches at the US Open then there are not many players in the field capable of stopping her.

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  • Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar
Liverpool consider £56m move for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar

The Reds have been strongly linked with a move for the Monaco winger in recent days with L'Equipe reporting yesterday that Liverpool have tabled a fresh offer worth £74m in cash plus the option to take Divock Origi on loan. In the wake of Liverpool's stunning 4-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday, Jurgen Klopp says he is confident his team are ...

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  • Aussie Nick Kyrgios says he's not dedicated enough
Aussie Nick Kyrgios says he's not dedicated enough

Wishing Millman good luck in an encouraging post-match handshake, Kyrgios cleaned up the clutter littered around his seat-empty Evian bottles and banana peels-and tossed them in the trash retrieving his mangled stick from the trash. Australian bad-boy Nick Kyrgios hurt his serving shoulder shoulder in his first-round match, but afterward the so...

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  • US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe
US Open first round: Roger Federer v Frances Tiafoe

Federer was forced to dig deep in his bid to avoid a first-ever opening round defeat at Flushing Meadows, and he finally broke Tiafoe in the fourth game of the second set. Roger Federer survived a huge scare to battle past Frances Tiafoe in five sets in the US Open first round on Tuesday. He broke Federer's serve late in the fifth set to ...

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