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AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from international cricket. The 34-year-old released a public video, saying “I have had my turn, and to be honest, I am tired.” It comes four days after he completed another Indian Premier League (IPL) season with Royal Challengers Bangalore. De Villiers played 114 Test matches, […]     Read More

Dominic Thiem eases into Lyon Open quarterfinals

Top-seed Dominic Thiem has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Lyon Open with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Roberto Carballes Baena. The Austrian is a serious contender at the French Open which starts on Sunday. He will next face Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, who beat Calvin Hemery 7-6, 6-3. Elsewhere, seventh-seed Joao Sousa crashed out following a […]     Read More

Chennai advance to IPL final

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) booked their spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final with a two-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first qualifier on Tuesday. Faf du Plessis struck an unbeaten 67 (42 balls) as Chennai survived a batting collapse to reach a modest victory target of 140 with five balls to spare […]     Read More

Serena Williams denied French Open seeding

Serena Williams’ return to Grand Slam tennis from maternity leave just got even tougher after French Open organisers announced they will not give her a seeding. The 23-time major singles winner now faces the risk of playing highly-ranked players in the early rounds. Serena returned to playing duties in March, and is currently ranked No. […]     Read More

Mauro Icardi left out of Argentina World Cup squad

Argentina have finalised their 23-man World Cup squad, with Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi being a notable omission. The 25-year-old was the joint-leading scorer in Italy this season with 29 goals, but that was not enough for him to land a place in the team. Icardi is one of 12 players cut from a provisional […]     Read More

Team Abu Dhabi rule at Grand Prix of Portugal

It was a one-two finish for Team Abu Dhabi at the Formula One powerboat racing’s Grand Prix of Portugal. The placings give defending UIM Teams’ Championship winners American Shaun Torrente and Emirati Thani Al-Qemzi a brilliant start to the season. Frenchman Philippe Chiappe, who is also a three-time world champion finished in third place, just 1.45 seconds […]     Read More

Warriors rout Rockets to take 2-1 series lead

The Golden State Warriors routed the Houston Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals to take a 2-1 lead in the series. Steph Curry delivered his most impressive performance since returning from injury in the previous round of the play-offs, scoring 35 points, including five three-pointers. Kevin Durant once again also impressed […]     Read More

Nadal survives Zverev fightback to win Italian Open

Rafael Nadal beat Alexander Zverev in an enthralling Italian Open final to claim his eighth title in Rome, sealing a return to the top of the world rankings in the process. After taking the first set 6-1, the 16-time Grand Slam winner had to survive a stunning fightback from his 21-year-old opponent, who took the […]     Read More

Rajasthan in IPL play-offs after Mumbai and Punjab lose

Rajasthan Royals have qualified for the Indian Premier League play-offs after Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab both lost on the final day of the regular season. Mumbai, the defending champions, fell 11 runs short in their chase of 175 against Delhi Daredevils to finish the season in fifth. Meanwhile, Punjab failed to defend their […]     Read More
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