Injured Halep pulls out of WTA Finals

By Matthew Treadwell Last Updated: 18/10/18 9:07am Injury forced Simona Halep to retire at the Chinese Open and she will now miss the WTA Finals Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury. Kiki Bertens – the next highest-ranked player – will now take her place in Singapore for […]

Live Cricket Score – Pakistan vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 3

Australia lose their second and only remaining review. Well, well, things seem to be going from bad to worse here for the visitors. Nathan Lyon hoped that the turn was small enough to overturn an LBW appeal that wasn’t given in his favour in the first place against Babar Azam. Alas, there’s nothing like small […]

Nathan Hughes: Wasps and England flanker is handed six-week ban

England number eight Nathan Hughes will miss the first three autumn internationals after being banned for six weeks for punching. The Wasps forward was initially banned for four weeks, reduced from six because of mitigating factors such as good conduct and a guilty plea. But Hughes tweeted “what a joke” upon leaving the hearing last […]

12-Time Olympic Medalist Natalie Coughlin Gives Birth to First Child

12-time Olympic medalist Natalie Coughlin has given birth to her first child. Announced by her husband Ethan Hall, head coach of the Crow Canyon Sharks Swim Team, on Facebook on Wednesday, the couple welcomed Zennie Mae Hall. Zennie is Coughlin’s mother’s name. The 36-year old Coughlin was a pioneer in 21st-century swimming. She became the first […]

Goal is to be as fit as Kallis – Hardik Pandya

After enjoying resounding success in the early part of his career, the past year has been a reality check for Hardik Pandya. Touted as India’s next big all-round hope in Test cricket, he struggled to live up to the hype. However, two ordinary Test tours of South Africa and England, followed by a back injury […]

Tannehill remains out for Week 7

By Reuters Last Updated: 17/10/18 11:54pm Ryan Tannehill is battling a shoulder injury Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill will miss the Week 7 game against the Detroit Lions as he continues to battle a right (throwing) shoulder injury, head coach Adam Gase announced Wednesday. Tannehill did not throw during the open portion of Wednesday’s practice, […]

Joginder Singh Rao: The Forgotten Double Hat-trick Hero

Gulu Ezekiel | 11:27pm BST 17 October 2018 Few if any of the huge number of articles/reports (24 scrapbooks full!) I have written over the past 38 years in my career have given me as much personal and professional satisfaction as the exclusive feature on the late hat-trick hero and war veteran Maj. Gen. Joginder […]

Scotland: Blade Thomson, Sam Skinner and Sam Johnson in Autumn Tests squad

Uncapped Blade Thomson, Sam Skinner and Sam Johnson have been named in Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend’s 40-man squad for the 2018 autumn Tests. Scotland face Wales in Cardiff on 3 November then host Tests against Fiji, South Africa and Argentina. Exeter Chiefs lock Skinner represented England at Under-20 level but qualifies through his father. […]

Bulls F Jabari Parker will not start in season opener against 76ers

Jabari Parker won’t be in the Bulls’ starting lineup to open the season. Chicago inked the 23-year-old forward to a two-year, $40 million contract in the offseason. But, Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg told the Chicago Tribune that Parker will come off the bench Thursday when his team faces the 76ers. Fred Hoiberg confirms that Jabari […]