• Misbah backs Amir to come good

    Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

  • Fans mock as Eng dumped out of Europe twice in a week

    England score an ignominious double on Monday, becoming the first country to be dumped out of Europe twice in a week and in the process losing both its prime minister and national soccer team manager.

  • Iceland fairytale continues

    Iceland pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history when they stunned England 2-1 in their last-16 clash on Monday leading losing manager Roy Hodgson to resign.

  • Hodgson dismisses report of Rooney-Vardy rift

    England manager Roy Hodgson dismisses "salacious" suggestions of a possible rift between forwards Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy and says the team are fully focussed on the Euro 2016 round of 16 match against Iceland later on Monday.

  • Eng to tour in September?

    England are set to tour Bangladesh for the first time since 2010 in September and will play two Tests and three one-day-internationals according to a tentative itinerary published on CricInfo.

  • 'I can't score without chances'

    England striker Harry Kane laid bare his team's attacking problems on Friday when he said that he has not had one clear scoring opportunity at Euro 2016.

  • Superstars, super coaches and selfie sticks

    One hundred and forty thousand punnets of strawberries ripened to perfection, 256 players dreaming of singles glory, 19 courts trimmed with precision - all for two weeks and one tournament. Wimbledon is here.

  • The Hales-Roy show sinks SL

    A record, unbeaten 256-run opening stand between Alex Hales and Jason Roy makes a mockery of what looked like a competent total as England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets.

  • Wales v NI in last 16, England face Iceland

    Wales will play Northern Ireland in the last 16 of Euro 2016, while England take on Iceland and the Republic of Ireland face France.

  • Vardy stays at Leicester

    England striker and Arsenal target Jamie Vardy has agreed a new deal with Premier League champions Leicester.

  • Federer reaches crossroads at Wimbledon

    Fifteen years after famously stunning Pete Sampras at Wimbledon, seven-time champion Roger Federer returns to the All England Club with his career at a crossroads and his confidence at crisis point.

  • England 'out of a hole'

    England captain Eoin Morgan praises Chris Woakes, Jos Buttler and Liam Plunkett for getting his side "out of a hole" as the first one-day international against Sri Lanka ends in a thrilling tie.

  • Morgan not a fan of ODI league

    England one-day international captain Eoin Morgan has played down the need for a new world league in the shorter format of the game.

  • SL 286 for 9

    Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews top-scores with 73 as his side are held to 286 for nine by England in the first one-day international in Nottingham on Tuesday.

  • England go through despite goalless draw

    England secure their place in the last 16 of Euro 2016 but lose their status as Group B winners after being held to a goalless draw by Slovakia

  • England, Wales set sights on last 16

    England and Wales will aim to cement their places in the knockout phase of Euro 2016 on Monday as all four Group B sides remain in with a realistic chance of reaching the last 16.

  • 'Sports terrorists' bring new chaos

    Croatian fans who hurled flares on the pitch to halt their country's Euro 2016 match against Czech Republic are branded "sports terrorists" as the showcase tournament suffers new troubles.

  • Misbah ul Haq

    Misbah hopes for cricket's return

    Pakistan cricket captain Misbahul Haq hopes the upcoming Test series in England will help spur the return of international cricket to the South Asian nation after a seven-year absence due to security fears.

  • Younis unfazed by familiar foes

    Pakistan's top Test batsman Younis Khan has brushed aside the threat posed by England's in-form pace attack as his team prepares to return to the scene of an infamous spot-fixing scandal in 2010.

  • Ipilimumab, nivolumab, skin cancer, melanoma, England

    Pioneering cancer drug combination approved

    A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.

  • Battle of Britain: Bandits at 7pm

    Local pride is at stake on Thursday as an all-British clash between England and Wales and old rivals Germany and Poland dominate a Euro 2016 day of high tension.

  • Elimination could cost England £6b

    Move over Brexit. If England drop out of the Euro 2016 it could wipe £6 billion (7.6 billion euros, $8.5 billion) from the value of the London stock market, a finance expert warned Wednesday.

  • Russians arrested, alcohol banned

    Police on Tuesday detain 43 Russia fans suspected of taking part in clashes with England supporters in Marseille at the start of the Euro 2016 football tournament, and two cities in northern France impose alcohol bans in a bid to avert more hooliganism.

  • 'England ready for Pakistan'

    England Test skipper Alastair Cook believes his batsmen are well-prepared to deal with Pakistan's fiery attack next month after getting plenty of practice in the middle against a weakened Sri Lanka side.

  • 'English fans aren't angels'

    Russia striker Artem Dzyuba on Tuesday hit out at English fans, saying that they were being depicted as "angels".

  • Russia fined €150,000; risk suspension too

    Russia on Tuesday accept a UEFA ruling that it will be kicked out of Euro 2016 if there is new stadium unrest after the European governing body slapped the country with a fine and suspended disqualification.

  • SLC to appeal Hales reprieve

    Sri Lanka Cricket will lodge a complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) against an "unacceptable" reprieve for England batsman Alex Hales.

  • Rain forces draw at Lord's

    Rain ensure England and Sri Lanka draw the third Test at Lord's on Monday, a result that saw England win the three-match series 2-0.

  • Hodgson & Rooney urge fans to avoid trouble

    England manager Roy Hodgson and captain Wayne Rooney appeal directly to fans to "stay out of trouble" after repeated violence mar the start of Euro 2016.

  • 150 Russians 'behind' Euro 2016 violence

    Some 150 Russians were behind much of the violence in Marseille ahead of the Euro 2016 match between England and Russia, French prosecutors say.

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