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Morgan century leads England to 45-run win

Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day international century provided the batting foundation while seamers Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took four wickets each as England defeated the West Indies by 45 runs...

June 17, 2019
June 17, 2019

Man's first steps on the Moon, reported live by AFP

It was 10:56 pm at mission control in Houston on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong became the first person to step onto the Moon.

March 4, 2017
March 4, 2017

Morgan century leads England to 45-run win

Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day international century provided the batting foundation while seamers Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took four wickets each as England defeated the West Indies by 45 runs...

February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017

BD rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates

If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide vied for the championship in Bangladesh over the past week.

February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017

NBA legend Yao Ming named Chinese basketball chief

NBA Hall of Famer Yao Ming called for "urgent" reform and said he was facing a multitude of problems as he was elected president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.

February 15, 2017
February 15, 2017

Guptill out for three South Africa matches

New Zealand's in-form opening batsman Martin Guptill will miss the first three matches of South Africa's tour after suffering a hamstring injury, officials said Wednesday.

February 6, 2017
February 6, 2017

Refreshed Barca seek to continue Cup dominance

Holders Barcelona have a fourth consecutive Copa del Rey final in sight when Atletico Madrid visit the Camp Nou on Tuesday with the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 semi-final, first leg deficit.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Second NZ-Aus ODI washed out

Rain and a damp outfield forced the abandonment of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia without a ball being bowled in Napier on Thursday.

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

Sharapova boxes clever as return nears

Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.

February 1, 2017
February 1, 2017

Liverpool deny Chelsea, Watford stun Gunners

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet went from zero to hero as Premier League leaders Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw at Anfield, while Arsenal's title challenge was torpedoed by Watford's...

January 31, 2017
January 31, 2017

Wood gets England Lions call for Sri Lanka

England fast bowler Mark Wood was a late addition Monday to the second-string Lions squad for their one-day series against Sri Lanka 'A' in the sub-continent in March.