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Mickelson among leaders

Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

Glue-sniffing: childhood lost on the streets

Children huddled in a corner huffing plastic bags is a common sight in Dhaka. Though rehabilitation efforts are needed urgently, the authorities that should be concerned only seem to be shifting...

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Mickelson among leaders

Five-time major-winner Phil Mickelson was enjoying the challenge of the high-altitude Chapultepec Golf Club Thursday as he seized a share of the first-round lead in the WGC-Mexico Championship.

February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017

Smog may force U-17 football World Cup out of Delhi

FIFA could pull Under-17 World Cup matches out of New Delhi because of concerns over air quality in the world's most polluted capital city, the tournament director said.

January 1, 2017
January 1, 2017

Dakar to push competitors to the max

The 39th Dakar Rally revs into gear on Monday in the Paraguayan capital Asuncion, the start of a punishing route at often giddy altitudes that the competitors admit they are scared by.

October 12, 2016
October 12, 2016

57-20 loss for Bangladesh

Bangladesh suffered a heavy 57-20 defeat to holders India in their second match of the Kabaddi World Cup in Ahmadabad, India yesterday.

October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016

Swansea appoint Bradley

Struggling Swansea City sacked Italian Francesco Guidolin on Monday and appointed Bob Bradley as the first American to manage

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.

August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016

Williams sister act through to second round

World number one Serena Williams opens her U.S. Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova.

August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016

Rio Olympics: Where are the Marta jerseys?

The fashion statement of the moment for Brazilians is the national football team's iconic number 10 jersey.But it's not Barcelona star Neymar's name they want on the back. It's...

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Jam? What jam?

Surprise, surprise! Why are these headlines – Traffic goes haywire, City chokes on jam and so on -- hogging the newspaper pages? So what if the cars stop dead on the streets? Well, I did not feel...