NEW DELHI: A young footballer lost his life in India's north-east over the weekend after injuring his spinal cord while celebrating a goal he had scored, newspapers reported on Monday.
SYDNEY: Cricket Australia on Monday announced an amnesty for anyone coming forward with information relating to match-fixing or doping as it steps up its fight against corruption ahead of the World Cup.
SYDNEY: Ben Dunk was named Monday as wicketkeeper for Australia in their Twenty20 series against South Africa, while veteran Shane Watson returns from injury.
DUBAI: Pakistan hope to end a 20-year drought against Australia when they meet in the first of two Tests in Dubai from Wednesday but they are hobbled by the absence of spin king Saeed Ajmal.
DUBAI: “Pakistan A's victory against Australia has boosted the confidence of players”, said Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, ARY News reported.
DUBAI: Former Pakistan allrounder Azhar Mahmood on Sunday said that national cricket team's performance has been affected in all three formats of the game, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: Pakistan included three uncapped players on Saturday in their squad for the two-test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates.
SINGAPORE: World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".