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Female adulation floors Kyrgyz heartthrob Lux

Kyrgyzstan ace Vitalij Lux claims he would rather sit in his hotel room alone than be a sex symbol after his Asian Cup hat-trick sent female fans into a spin. The 29-year-old hunk with the James Dean film-star looks and a name that sounds ..

Halep sets up Serena showdown, Djokovic relentlessly marches on

AFP Melbourne World No. 1 Simona Halep set up a headline last 16 showdown with Serena Williams by beating her sister Venus on Saturday as Novak Djokovic’s relentless drive towards more Australian Open glory cranked up another gear. ..

‘Agitated’ Novak regrets meltdown in floodlight fury

AFP Melbourne Top seed Novak Djokovic admitted he should have “known better” than to let a floodlight row get to him after copping a code violation during a mini-meltdown in the Australian Open on Saturday. The Serb angrily blamed ..

AFP New Delhi India’s cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a “perfect finish” to their historic Australia tour with a maiden One-Day International bilateral series victory. ..

afp London Liverpool moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah’s double inspired a dramatic 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace, while Manchester United stretched their winning streak to seven games as ..

AFP Al Ain China coach Marcello Lippi revealed a relaxed approach to penalty shoot-outs on Saturday but declared key man Wu Lei fit to face Thailand in their Asian Cup knockout tie. Although Sunday’s last-16 game could go to ..

He may own 20 Grand Slam titles, six of them earned at the Australian Open, but that doesn’t mean Roger Federer can walk about without his accreditation pass. A video posted by the tournament on Saturday and doing the rounds on social ..

Alexander Zverev, known for being tall and slender, complained Saturday that despite working with fitness coach Jez Green for five years and putting on 15 kilos he still gets called “asparagus.” The 21-year-old German, who at 1.98 ..

afp Madrid Casemiro’s stunning long-range strike and a late goal from Luka Modric earned Real Madrid a 2-0 win over Sevilla on Saturday and a much-needed boost to their flailing title challenge in La Liga. Madrid began the day 10 ..

afp Paris Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani both scored hat-tricks as Paris Saint-Germain romped to their biggest-ever home win with a 9-0 Ligue 1 thrashing of Guingamp on Saturday. The runaway league leaders gained sweet revenge on ..

Tribune News Network Doha Qatar SC and Al Duhail completed the QSL Cup semi-final line-up after comfortable victories over Al Sadd and Al Khor respectively in the second set of quarter-finals at the Al Sadd Stadium on Saturday. Al ..

Anima Rock upset defending champion Izzthatright by half a length to win the Muaither Cup, one of the feature events in the 23rd Race Meeting at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Racecourse on Saturday. The meeting, scheduled for ..

Tribune News Network DOHA Former Asia champion and double Olympian Rashid Saleh Hamad overcame a host of Kuwaiti shooters to win the Men’s Skeet crown at the Sheikh Ali Bin Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah Shooting Cup on Saturday. The Qatari ..

AFP Port Elizabeth Imam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez set up a five-wicket win for Pakistan in the first one-day international against South Africa at St George’s Park on Saturday. The left-handed Imam made a cultured 86 off 101 balls ..

Tribune News Network DOHA His Excellency Salah bin Ghanem al Ali, the Minister of Culture and Sports, termed the Dakar Rally win by Nasser bin Saleh al Attiyah a proud moment for Qatar and he expressed hopes for more sporting victories ..