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Fit-again Clucas ready for West Brom clash

Fit-again Clucas ready for West Brom clash

Swansea: Swansea City midfielder Sam Clucas has shaken off a knee injury and is fit to face West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday, manager Carlos Carvalhal said. Clucas picked up the injury in last weekend’s 2-0 defeat by Manchester United and Carvalhal said that Swansea’s medical team […]

Juventus bid to keep home fires burning

Juventus bid to keep home fires burning

Milan: After a spectacular loss to Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid, Juventus travel Saturday to meet Benevento, a side from outside Naples propping up the bottom of the Serie A table. Ronaldo’s two goals — including a stunning overhead bicycle kick — condemned Juventus to a 3-0 defeat in the […]

South African paceman Steyn joins Hampshire

South African paceman Steyn joins Hampshire

London: South African pace bowler Dale Steyn has signed for Hampshire as he bids to return to fitness following a heel injury that forced him to miss the recent Test series against Australia. The 34-year-old will join the county in June and train ahead of South Africa’s tour of Sri […]

Five factors that will make IPL 2018 special

Five factors that will make IPL 2018 special

Dubai: The Indian Premier League is the most sought-after tournament in world cricket today. Its popularity increases by leaps and bounds with every edition. The crowds that turn up to watch the league at different venues as well as the television viewership have shot up every year. The result has […]

Huddersfield’s Kachunga set for ankle surgery

Huddersfield’s Kachunga set for ankle surgery

Huddersfield: Huddersfield Town striker Elias Kachunga is set to have ankle surgery next week and will miss the remainder of the Premier League season, manager David Wagner said on Friday. Kachunga was injured following a challenge from Newcastle United midfielder Kenedy in last weekend’s 1-0 defeat in the league and […]

Klopp and Liverpool are a perfect fit

Klopp and Liverpool are a perfect fit

Liverpool: It was an evening confirming why Liverpool chose so well with Jurgen Klopp. It was also an evening confirming why Jurgen Klopp chose so well with Liverpool. A blending of emotional volatility and immense talent, harnessed to such potency even the most luminous opponent is dimmed. The manner of […]

Highs and lows for Le Clos in the pool

Highs and lows for Le Clos in the pool

Gold Coast: Chad Le Clos won the 50-metre butterfly for South Africa, did a victory lap on the pool deck and was back in the water within minutes leading halfway through the 200m freestyle final. It was pretty much Australia’s night after that Friday in the Commonwealth Games pool. Lactic […]

India’s quest for men’s hockey gold begins

India’s quest for men’s hockey gold begins

Gold Coast: India’s men’s hockey team will begin their campaign at the Commonwealth Games with a pulsating Pool B clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on Saturday. For the Manpreet Singh-led Indian team, 2018 is an important year, filled with multiple high-profile tournaments, with the CWG being the first target of the […]

Mandhana guides India to one-wicket win over England

Mandhana guides India to one-wicket win over England

Nagpur: Opener Smriti Mandhana conjured up a crucial 86-run knock as Indian women pulled off a thrilling one-wicket win over England women in the opening One Day International of the three-match series on Friday. Mandhana cracked five fours and four sixes in her strokeful inning to anchor India’s run chase […]

Mauritius delegate charged with sexual assault

Mauritius delegate charged with sexual assault

Gold Coast: Queensland state police have charged a Mauritius team official for sexually assaulting one of the delegation’s athletes at the Commonwealth Games. Chef de mission Kaysee Teeroovengadum stepped down from his role at the Gold Coast Games after police received a complaint that he had assaulted javelin thrower Jessika […]