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India thrash top-ranked New Zealand to clinch Test series

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India hammered New Zealand by 372 runs to win the second Test on Monday, after the Black Caps' Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz …

Canucks set to hire Boudreau as new coach after Green axing, reports

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The Vancouver Canucks have fired head coach Travis Green after a disappointing start to the season which sees them in …

Atletico troubles bring fresh scrutiny on Simeone ahead of Porto decider

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"There are two responses," Diego Simeone said after Atletico Madrid lost to Mallorca on Saturday in La Liga, four days …

Root welcomes Gough reports, eager to help troubled Yorkshire

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England captain Joe Root welcomed reports Monday that Darren Gough is set to become director of cricket at Yorkshire and …

Barca, Atletico in danger of Champions League exit

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Xavi Hernandez faces his first critical test as Barcelona coach with the club at risk of failing to make the Champions …

Messias at home in AC Milan shirt after fairytale rise

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Junior Messias' composure in his first season at AC Milan should come as no surprise despite the former delivery man's …

Brady's Bucs down Falcons, Lions get first NFL season win

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The Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers shrugged off a week of controversy to thump Atlanta 30-17 on Sunday, while …

Three key match-ups that could decide the Ashes

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The first Test between old rivals Australia and England starts at Brisbane's Gabba on Wednesday.

Jazz survive late rally to beat Cavaliers, Hornets outgun Hawks

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Donovan Mitchell scored a team high 35 points, and Rudy Gobert had six points and 20 rebounds as the Utah Jazz held on …

Arch-rivals poised for Ashes battle after troubled build-up

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After a build-up overshadowed by controversies and Covid, Australia and England's hotly anticipated five-Test Ashes …

Hamilton wins Saudi thriller, goes level with Verstappen for title decider

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Lewis Hamilton kept his hopes of an eighth world championship title alive with a thrilling victory in a dramatic and at …

ITF chief doesn't want 'to punish billion Chinese people' over Peng

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International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty said Sunday that his organisation will not boycott China over …

Jazz survive late rally to beat Cavaliers

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Donovan Mitchell scored a team high 35 points and Rudy Gobert had six points and 20 rebounds as the Utah Jazz held on to …

Perth makes bid to switch Ashes Test with Adelaide

Dec 05 2021

Perth launched an audacious last-minute bid to swap its Ashes cricket Test with Adelaide Monday to avoid Covid …

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: Who said what

Dec 05 2021

Who said what at a controversial and chaotic Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday which Lewis Hamilton won to go level on …

New York City beats Covid-hit Union to reach MLS Cup final

Dec 05 2021

Brazilian teen striker Talles Magno scored in the 88th minute Sunday to give New York City FC a 2-1 victory over …

Norway's Hovland wins World Challenge on eagles' wings

Dec 05 2021

Norway's Viktor Hovland made back-to-back eagles down the stretch on Sunday to hold off American Scottie Scheffler and …

Three talking points from the Premier League weekend

Dec 05 2021

Ralf Rangnick won his first match as Manchester United interim manager this weekend after the top three in the Premier …

Russia beat Croatia to win third Davis Cup

Dec 05 2021

Russia claimed a third Davis Cup title on Sunday after Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev both won their singles matches …

Goggia wins super-G for Lake Louise World Cup sweep

Dec 05 2021

Italy's Sofia Goggia snatched a World Cup super-G victory from Lara Gut-Behrami on Sunday to become the first skier to …

Beaver Creek World Cup downhill cancelled amid high winds

Dec 05 2021

Sunday's men's alpine World Cup downhill at Beaver Creek was cancelled because of high winds whipping the Birds of Prey …

Hamilton edges Verstappen in chaotic Saudi GP to send title race to wire

Dec 05 2021

Lewis Hamilton edged out Max Verstappen to win a chaotic and controversial Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday to send …

Rangnick starts Man Utd reign with win as Spurs cruise

Dec 05 2021

Ralf Rangnick praised Manchester United's "exceptional" play after starting his reign with a 1-0 win against Crystal …

Saint-Etienne sack Puel after Rennes thrashing

Dec 05 2021

Claude Puel became the first Ligue 1 coach to be dismissed this season after bottom side Saint-Etienne suffered a 5-0 …

Freiburg pile pressure on Huetter with 'surreal' win in Moenchengladbach

Dec 05 2021

Borussia Moenchengladbach coach Adi Huetter was under mounting pressure Sunday after his side slumped to a historic 6-0 …

Chaotic Saudi Arabian GP suspended a second time

Dec 05 2021

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was suspended for a second time on Sunday following a chaotic restart which saw Max …

Rangnick makes winning start at Man Utd as Spurs cruise

Dec 05 2021

New Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick praised his side's "exceptional" play after a hard-fought 1-0 win against …

Freiburg pile pressure on Huetter with historic win in Moenchengladbach

Dec 05 2021

Borussia Moenchengladbach coach Adi Huetter was under mounting pressure Sunday after his side slumped to a historic 6-0 …

Rangnick starts Man Utd reign with win as Spurs stroll

Dec 05 2021

New Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick praised his side's "exceptional" play after a hard-fought 1-0 win against …

Verstappen gearbox 'passed all tests': Red Bull boss Horner

Dec 05 2021

World championship leader Max Verstappen will begin Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix from third place on the grid after …

Fittipaldi grandson in serious crash at Formula 2 race in Jeddah

Dec 05 2021

Enzo Fittipaldi, grandson of former Formula One world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, was airlifted to hospital after a …

Rangnick pleasantly surprised by winning start at Man Utd

Dec 05 2021

Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned …

Rublev puts Russia on verge of Davis Cup triumph

Dec 05 2021

Russia edged closer to winning a third Davis Cup on Sunday after Andrey Rublev beat Croatia's Borna Gojo 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) …

Chelsea women lift FA Cup to complete treble

Dec 05 2021

Chelsea's women completed a treble of domestic trophies from the 2020/21 season as Sam Kerr scored twice to beat Arsenal …

Football: English Championship result

Dec 05 2021

English Championship result on Sunday:

Fred gives Rangnick reign at Man Utd lift off

Dec 05 2021

Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned …

Football: English Premier League results

Dec 05 2021

English Premier League results on Sunday:

West Indies captain Pollard out of Pakistan tour

Dec 05 2021

West Indies white ball captain Kieron Pollard was left out of the squad to tour Pakistan on Sunday after failing to …

Football: French Ligue 1 table

Dec 05 2021

French Ligue 1 table after Sunday's early match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):

Pressure piles on Puel after Rennes thrash St Etienne

Dec 05 2021

Rennes heaped more misery on floundering St Etienne on Sunday whipping the Ligue 1 tailenders 5-0 and adding to the …

N. Zealand convinced Ajaz would take all 20 v India: Ravindra

Dec 05 2021

New Zealand's Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel added two more wickets to his record 10 Sunday morning, raising teammates' hopes of …

Kiwi spinner Ajaz gets 14-for but India on brink of victory

Dec 05 2021

India need another five wickets to win the second Test as New Zealand chase an improbable 540 despite the Kiwis' …

Thailand's Phachara Kongwatmai secures first Asian Tour win

Dec 05 2021

Thailand's Phachara Kongwatmai took home his first Asian Tour victory on Sunday, claiming the $1 million Laguna Phuket …

Bellingham suggests referee's past history played role in Bayern defeat

Dec 05 2021

Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham risks being punished by the German Football Federation after claiming costly …

Leipzig bring down the curtain on Marsch's unhappy tenure

Dec 05 2021

RB Leipzig said Sunday that coach Jesse Marsch is leaving his job with immediate effect, amid a disappointing season for …

Head gets the nod as Australia confirm XI for first Ashes Test

Dec 05 2021

Australia confirmed their line-up for the first Ashes Test three days early on Sunday, recalling Travis Head for the …

England must defy Ashes history to survive Australia's 'Gabbatoir'

Dec 05 2021

England haven't won a Test at Brisbane's 'Gabbatoir' since 1986 and will need to conquer those psychological demons to …

Benitez the fall guy for Everton's long malaise

Dec 05 2021

If any Everton manager could ill afford the club's worst home defeat to Liverpool for 39 years, it was Rafael Benitez.

MVP Jokic leads Nuggets in rout of Knicks, Spurs hold off Warriors

Dec 05 2021

Nikola Jokic scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets schooled the New York Knicks in a 113-99 …

Russia's Ovechkin reaches 750-goal milestone

Dec 05 2021

Alex Ovechkin is showing no signs of slowing down well into his 30s as the Russian all-star notched his 750th National …

Portland beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 to reach MLS Cup final

Dec 05 2021

Felipe Mora scored in the first half and Santiago Moreno in the second Saturday as the Portland Timbers beat Real Salt …

Haney outboxes Diaz to defend WBC lightweight title

Dec 05 2021

Devin Haney easily retained his WBC lightweight title on Saturday, winning by a unanimous decision over challenger …

MVP Jokic leads Nuggets in rout of Knicks, Bulls hold on to beat Nets

Dec 05 2021

Nikola Jokic scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets schooled the New York Knicks in a 113-99 …

Goggia wins another World Cup downhill at Lake Louise

Dec 04 2021

Italy's Sofia Goggia continued her downhill dominance in Lake Louise on Saturday, grabbing her second victory in as many …

NBA MVP Jokic leads Nuggets in 113-99 rout of Knicks

Dec 04 2021

Nikola Jokic scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets schooled the New York Knicks in a 113-99 …

Real Madrid ease past Real Sociedad after Barca and Atletico beaten

Dec 04 2021

Real Madrid stretched their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points on Saturday with a slick 2-0 win over Real …

Morikawa eyes No.1 after grabbing World Challenge lead

Dec 04 2021

Collin Morikawa, seeking a victory to become world number one, fired an eight-under par 64 to seize a five-stroke lead …

Wijnaldum rescues PSG after Lens leave Messi in a daze

Dec 04 2021

Georginio Wijnaldum's injury-time equaliser allowed Paris Saint-Germain to snatch a 1-1 draw away to Lens in Ligue 1 on …

Italy's Garbisi reaches 100-point mark, Bordeaux-Begles go top

Dec 04 2021

Italy fly-half Paolo Garbisi reached 100 points for the season as Montpellier beat Perpignan 30-6 in the French Top 14 …

Morikawa shoots 64 to grab lead at World Challenge

Dec 04 2021

Collin Morikawa, seeking a victory to become world number one, fired an eight-under par 64 to seize a five-stroke lead …

AC Milan move top of Serie A, Inter see off Roma

Dec 04 2021

A much-changed AC Milan saw off bottom side Salernitana 2-0 on Saturday to take top spot in Serie A as previous leaders …

Healing Tiger says competitive return 'long way away'

Dec 04 2021

Tiger Woods said Saturday a return to competition is "a long way away" and will not come any time soon as he continues …

Betis inflict Barca's first defeat under Xavi, Atletico stunned by Mallorca

Dec 04 2021

Barcelona suffered their first defeat under Xavi Hernandez on Saturday as they were beaten by Real Betis before Atletico …

Kilde wins World Cup downhill at Beaver Creek

Dec 04 2021

Aleksander Aamodt Kilde notched his second World Cup win in two days on Saturday, sweeping to a downhill victory at …

Marseille stunned by in-form Brest

Dec 04 2021

Marseille missed the chance to cement their grip on second place in the Ligue 1 table on Saturday as Jorge Sampaoli's …

Lewandowski nets double as Bayern down Dortmund to go four points clear

Dec 04 2021

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich opened up a four-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-2 win …

Silva shines as Man City stroll to top spot in Premier League

Dec 04 2021

Bernardo Silva backed up Pep Guardiola's claim he is the best player in the Premier League right now by scoring twice as …

Man City, Liverpool leapfrog Chelsea at top of Premier League

Dec 04 2021

Manchester City and Liverpool took advantage of Chelsea's 3-2 defeat at West Ham on Saturday to climb above Thomas …

Football: German Bundesliga results - collated

Dec 04 2021

Collated German Bundesliga results on Saturday:

Union lose 11 players due to Covid-19 on eve of MLS semi

Dec 04 2021

The Philadelphia Union will field a depleted lineup for this weekend's Major League Soccer semi-finals after 11 players …

Hamilton on Saudi pole as Verstappen hits wall in 'terrible' crash

Dec 04 2021

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Saturday as championship leader Max Verstappen …

Hamilton on Saudi Arabian pole as Verstappen hits wall

Dec 04 2021

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Saturday, boosting his hopes of staying on …

Italy's Garbisi reaches 100-point mark as Montpellier beat Perpignan

Dec 04 2021

Italy fly-half Paolo Garbisi reached 100 points for the season as Montpellier beat Perpignan 30-6 in the French Top 14 …

Rangers maintain perfect record under Van Bronckhorst

Dec 04 2021

Giovanni van Bronckhorst enjoyed a comfortable home league debut as Rangers manager with a routine 3-0 win over Dundee …

Barca suffer first defeat under Xavi as Betis snatch victory

Dec 04 2021

Barcelona suffered their first defeat under Xavi Hernandez on Saturday as a 1-0 loss at home to Real Betis inflicted …

Ball among four Hornets entering NBA Covid protocols

Dec 04 2021

Charlotte Hornets scoring leader LaMelo Ball was among four players from the NBA club who have been placed into the …

Schick grabs four goals as Leverkusen put seven past Fuerth

Dec 04 2021

Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick scored four second-half goals as third-placed Bayer Leverkusen thrashed bottom club …

Klopp hails 'legend' Origi after taming Wolves to take Liverpool top

Dec 04 2021

Jurgen Klopp said Divock Origi deserves a manager who plays him more after scoring deep into stoppage time to take …

Bizarre West Ham goal sinks Chelsea as Liverpool top Premier League

Dec 04 2021

West Ham beat Chelsea 3-2 courtesy of Arthur Masuaku's bizarre late goal on Saturday as Liverpool climbed to the top of …

Origi tames Wolves to take Liverpool top of Premier League

Dec 04 2021

Divock Origi struck deep into stoppage time to take Liverpool top of the Premier League with a last gasp 1-0 win at …

Tennis: Russia v Germany Davis Cup semi-final results -- collated

Dec 04 2021

Russia v Germany Davis Cup semi-final results on Saturday:

Medvedev wins to set up Russia v Croatia Davis Cup final

Dec 04 2021

Daniil Medvedev sealed Russia's place in the Davis Cup final with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Jan-Lennard Struff giving his …

Football: Scottish Premiership results

Dec 04 2021

Scottish Premiership results on Saturday:

AC Milan beat Salernitana to move top of Serie A

Dec 04 2021

A much-changed AC Milan saw off bottom side Salernitana 2-0 on Saturday to take top spot in Serie A ahead of previous …

Football: German Bundesliga results

Dec 04 2021

German Bundesliga results after Saturday's 1440GMT matches:

Football: Spanish La Liga table

Dec 04 2021

Spanish La Liga table after Saturday's first match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points):

Sevilla move into second after edging past Villarreal

Dec 04 2021

Sevilla reduced the gap to Real Madrid to five points on Saturday by beating Villarreal 1-0 in La Liga, with Lucas …

World no. 1 Axelsen powers into final in Indonesia

Dec 04 2021

Badminton world number one Viktor Axelsen inched closer to a second title at the three back-to-back events in Indonesia …

Chelsea stunned as Masuaku's stroke of luck lifts West Ham

Dec 04 2021

Thomas Tuchel admitted Chelsea paid the price for too many "individual mistakes" as Arthur Masuaku's fortuitous late …

Tennis: Russia v Germany Davis Cup semi-final results -- 1st update

Dec 04 2021

Russia v Germany Davis Cup semi-final results on Saturday:

The three bowlers in Test cricket's 'Perfect 10' club

Dec 04 2021

New Zealand's Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel on Saturday claimed all 10 wickets in the second Test against India, …

Rublev sets up Medvedev to seal Russia's place in Davis Cup final

Dec 04 2021

Daniil Medvedev can send Russia into the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2007 if he wins his singles rubber …

New Zealand's Ajaz claims record 10-for but India on top in second Test

Dec 04 2021

New Zealand's Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel took a record 10 wickets in an innings but their batsmen collapsed to leave …

India tour to go ahead under "strictest Covid-19 guidelines": CSA

Dec 04 2021

Cricket South Africa confirmed on Saturday India will play three Test matches on their tour which starts later this …

Ajaz claims record 10 wickets in an innings in India Test

Dec 04 2021

New Zealand's Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel claimed all 10 Indian wickets in the second Test, becoming only the third …

New Zealand skittled for 62 after Ajaz's record 10-for

Dec 04 2021

New Zealand's batsmen collapsed to 62 all out in the second Test on Saturday after their Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel …

New Zealand collapse after Ajaz's record 10-for

Dec 04 2021

New Zealand's batsmen collapsed to 38 for six at tea in the second Test on Saturday after their Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz …

In Iraq, little people football team dreams big

Dec 04 2021

Twice a week, a small football pitch in Iraq offers the 25-member national squad of little people a chance to fulfil …

Agarwal steers India to 285-6 after Ajaz's twin strikes

Dec 04 2021

Mayank Agarwal stood unbeaten on 146 to pull India through another scare after New Zealand's Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz …

Pok ta Pok: Mayan ball game is serious business

Dec 04 2021

With little regard for joints or bones, bare-chested men hurl their bodies at a hard floor and contort their limbs to …

Paine could make cricketing return: Langer

Dec 04 2021

Tim Paine could return to cricket despite being "shattered" by a sexting scandal that saw him quit as Test skipper and …

Bodyline to Invincibles and Botham - five great Ashes series

Dec 04 2021

England and Australia begin the latest edition of the Ashes at Brisbane on Wednesday with the visitors looking to …