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Jara, Jawo champions in Amir Cup Beach Volleyball Championship

Al Sadd Club’s Nbibi Jara and Sainey Jawo won the Amir Cup beach volleyball crown with a come-from-behind victory. At the Al Gharafa courts, Jara and Jawo lost the opening set in a tight finish but bounced back to beat experienced Tamer ..

Afghanistan celebrates warm-up win with pride and gunfire

Reuters KABUL Afghanistan’s victory over Pakistan in a warm-up match for the Cricket World Cup on Friday was greeted with prolonged volleys of celebratory gunfire and prompted a rare show of unity in a country split by increasingly ..

Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena

AFP Paris With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. The American star won her most recent major at the Australian ..

Paris: Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his deal with the French Ligue 1 champions through to June 2021, the club announced on Saturday. The 45-year-old German took over in June 2018 and despite winning Ligue 1 ..

afp Glasgow Celtic claimed an unprecedented third consecutive domestic treble after coming from behind to win the Scottish Cup by beating Hearts 2-1 thanks to Odsonne Edouard’s double at Hampden on Saturday. The Hoops were on ..

afp Shanghai Marcello Lippi was back as coach of China on Friday, four months after the World Cup winner quit and following a failed stint by fellow Italian Fabio Cannavaro. The 71-year-old Lippi’s return to the top job in Chinese ..

AFP Southampton (United Kingdom) Steve Smith ignored the jeers of the crowd to mark his first match against England since a ball-tampering ban with a century that set up Australia’s 12-run win in a World Cup warm-up clash at ..

Reuters PARIS A combination of injuries, a lack of confidence and poor results mean there is a little chance of a French player shining at Roland Garros this year let alone claiming a title that has eluded the country’s men since 1983 ..

DPA Paris King of clay Rafael Nadal took a brief break after his Rome title on Sunday and is now ready to seek a record-extending 12th French Open title. “Well, I have been at home, one day of golf, one day of family,” he told reporters on ..

afp Courmayeur, Italy Richard Carapaz vowed to fight all the way to win the Giro d’Italia on Saturday after shooting to the top of overall standings with an impressive solo summit finish victory to take stage 14 and the pink jersey. ..

Reuters London Saracens reached their fifth Premiership final in six years with a convincing 44-19 win over Gloucester at Allianz Park in London with centre Nick Tompkins grabbing a second-half hat-trick of tries. The European ..

Reuters BARCELONA Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe’s Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe failed to score the four goals he needed in Paris St Germain’s final ..

Tribune News Network DOHA M Pallonji capped their calculated chase with a fine eight-wicket victory over CCRC and won the Gulf Incon- Metabo Ramadan Cricket Tournament at the packed Old Ideal Indian School floodlit ground. Sajeev ..

Reuters London New Zealand comfortably beat India by six wickets in a World Cup warm-up match at The Oval in London on Saturday after restricting the Virat Kohli-led side to 179. Skipper Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor made a 114-run ..

AFP London Former England spinner Monty Panesar says he wants to return to cricket having been cured of the “paranoia/schizophrenia” which bedevilled him over the past few years. The 37-year-old – who became a bit of a cult hero at his ..

CARDIFFcTypeface:> South Africa speedster Kagiso Rabada conceded feeling rusty in their warm-up match against Sri Lanka but was relieved that he did not feel any pain on his return to action from a back injury. A key cog in South ..