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US drone kills militant blamed for attack on SRL team in Pak

A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Sports world pays tribute to Nice attack victims

France Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah, riders at the Tour de France and golfers at the British Open lead tributes from the world of sport to the victims of the Nice terror attack.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

‘Deplorable when sportsmen, artistes become victims of hate’

Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar, popularly known as 'Rawalpindi Express', says it is "unfortunate and deplorable" when they become victims of hate or crime.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

Mumbai cops begin probe against Zakir Naik

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directs the Mumbai Police officials to open an inquiry against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according to Zee News.

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Eng reconsider Bangladesh tour

England cricket chiefs indicated Saturday they were prepared to cancel a tour of Bangladesh after an attack saw 20 foreigners killed in the country.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Keshi dies

Former Nigeria defender Stephen Keshi, who won the African Nations Cup as both a player and a coach, dies of a suspected heart attack on Wednesday, the country's football association has confirmed.

June 1, 2016
June 1, 2016

‘Euro 2016 in France could be terror target’

The US has warned that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Driver beat up, truck hijacked in Dhaka

Miscreants hijack a sugar-laden truck after injuring its driver in Shyamoli area of Dhaka.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

France extends state of emergency to cover Euros

France's parliament confirms a two-month extension of the state of emergency that has been in place since November's jihadist attacks to cover the Euro 2016 football tournament and Tour de France.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Are martial arts clubs adding punch to the jihadist cause?

Combat sports are booming around the world but in France increasingly draw the attention of intelligence services hunting potential jihadists.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

LVG puts on brave face

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal put on a brave face and refused to blame an attack on his team's bus for the serious setback to his side's Champions League hopes at West Ham United.