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Erdogan leads partial count in pivotal Turkey poll

3 months, 25 days ago
ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Sunday leading a tightly-contested presidential election in a partial count as he seeks a new mandate in the face of a revitalised opposition and weakening economy. Turkish voters…

Century-maker Asad Shafiq leads Pakistan run-spree

5 months, 13 days ago
LONDON: Asad Shafiq made a hundred as several Pakistan batsmen spent valuable time in the middle on Saturday ahead of Test matches against Ireland and England. At stumps on the second day of four, Pakistan were 357 for seven in reply to…

Mushfiqur leads Bangladesh to record chase in T20 tri-series

7 months, 9 days ago
COLOMBO: Mushfiqur Rahim hit a blazing half-century to help Bangladesh chase down a record 215 and beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in a thrilling Twenty20 international of the tri-series in Colombo on Saturday. Rahim smashed an unbeaten…

Rap mogul Jay-Z leads Grammys race with eight nods

10 months, 21 days ago
NEW YORK: Jay-Z led Grammy nominations Tuesday with eight nods, followed closely by fellow rapper Kendrick Lamar with seven, in a striking embrace of hip-hop for the music industry's top prizes. Jay-Z, who had never before been nominated…

‘Dark Tower’ leads at box office but casts a short shadow

1 year, 2 months ago
LOS ANGELES: Sony's sci-fi production "The Dark Tower" led ticket sales in North American theaters this weekend, but its estimated three-day take of a modest $19.5 million fell on a notably sluggish August weekend. "Tower," co-produced…

Philander leads South Africa rout of England

1 year, 3 months ago
NOTTINGHAM: Vernon Philander led a fine all-round bowling effort as South Africa thrashed England by 340 runs in the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday. Victory saw the Proteas level the four-match series at 1-1 after they themselves…

Fatah leads local polls in West Bank cities

1 year, 5 months ago
RAMALLAH: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party was ahead in most of the West Bank's main cities after municipal elections that highlighted persistent divisions with its rival Hamas, results showed Sunday. Voting took place on…

Kulasekara leads Sri Lanka to series draw

1 year, 6 months ago
COLOMBO: Nuwan Kulasekara claimed four wickets as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 71 runs in the third one-day international, securing a 1-1 draw in the three-match series in Colombo on Saturday. Suranga Lakmal, Dilruwan Perera, Seekkuge…