Federer makes winning return in Melbourne
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Federer makes winning return in Melbourne

The 35-year-old, appearing in his first competitive match in six months after injuring his knee, won 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2, BBC reported. World number four Stan Wawrinka needed…

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China to cut foreign player numbers on pitch
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China to cut foreign player numbers on pitch

Teams in the Chinese Super League will be able to field no more than three foreigners in a match when the new 2017 season begins in March, according…

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Hatami appointed Iran basketball head coach
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Hatami appointed Iran basketball head coach

IRIBF Secretary Ali Tofiq said on Sunday that Hatami, 52, will be leading the Iranian team during the tournament, which will kick off in the Jordanian capital city…

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Lebanese midfielder Atayah joins Iran’s Zob Ahan
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Lebanese midfielder Atayah joins Iran’s Zob Ahan

The 26-year-old midfielder, who has been capped by Lebanon at full international level, will receive $270,000 for his stint at the Iranian club, Press TV reported. The ceremony…

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Aussies hire spin gurus ahead of India tour
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Aussies hire spin gurus ahead of India tour

SYDNEY: Former Indian bowler Sriram Sridharan will work with Australia as a “spin consultant” on the upcoming tour of India, Cricket Australia announced on Tuesday. Sridharan played eight…

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Misbah to play for Hong Kong Island Utd
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Misbah to play for Hong Kong Island Utd

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will feature in the 2017 edition of the Hong Kong T20 Blitz where he will be leading Hong Kong Island United. This announcement…

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Misbah to play for Hong Kong Island Utd
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Misbah to play for Hong Kong Island Utd

KARACHI: Pakistan’s Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will feature in the 2017 edition of the Hong Kong T20 Blitz where he will be leading Hong Kong Island United. This announcement…

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Russia’s foreign minister invites Trump officials to Syria talks
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Russia’s foreign minister invites Trump officials to Syria talks

MOSCOW — Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once Donald Trump takes office, in contrast with the “messianic” approach of…

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Journalism committee calls for release of SA photographer in Syria
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Journalism committee calls for release of SA photographer in Syria

Johannesburg – The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday called for the immediate release of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed, who was kidnapped in Syria. “We call…

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Islamic State Gains in Remote Syria Outpost
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Islamic State Gains in Remote Syria Outpost

Islamic State forces cut in half the last Syrian government enclave in an oil-rich eastern province, pro-government media and opposition activists said Tuesday, putting new pressure on the…

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