Iranian clubs to mark group stage debuts in AFC Champions League
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Iranian clubs to mark group stage debuts in AFC Champions League

Debutant Esteghlal Khuzestan faces off against Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh at Qaboos Sports Complex in Group B of the tournament, whereas, two-time AFC Asian champion Esteghlal takes on…

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‘Gabigol’ nets maiden strike as Inter beats Bologna
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‘Gabigol’ nets maiden strike as Inter beats Bologna

The 20-year-old Brazil international joined Inter from Santos in August for just under €30 million ($32M) and the two extra points on Sunday were his first pay back…

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Last-gasp Villarreal edges Sociedad
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Last-gasp Villarreal edges Sociedad

Just a second win of 2017 moves sixth-placed Villarreal to within two points of Sociedad and six of Atletico Madrid in fourth, AFP wrote. The visitor suffered the…

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Hirscher wins slalom title to cap ‘perfect’ world ski championships
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Hirscher wins slalom title to cap ‘perfect’ world ski championships

The 27-year-old Austrian, who also won the world slalom title on home snow in Schladming in 2013, led after the first run and went on to clock a…

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Burroughs hails Iranians in Persian post
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Burroughs hails Iranians in Persian post

American wrestler Jordan Burroughs, in an Instagram post in Persian language, expressed his gratitude toward Iranian people for the love and affection they showed him during the 2017…

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Berdych sets up semi-final with Tsonga
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Berdych sets up semi-final with Tsonga

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands: Former winner Tomas Berdych crushed defending champion Martin Klizan 6-3, 6-3 to set up a Rotterdam World Tennis semi-final with France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday. The…

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Pliskova to face Wozniacki in Qatar Open final
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Pliskova to face Wozniacki in Qatar Open final

DOHA: Karolina Pliskova and Caroline Wozniacki will meet each other in the Qatar Open final after both won two matches on a long, soggy and gruelling Friday here.…

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Minnows Lincoln stun Burnley in FA Cup
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Minnows Lincoln stun Burnley in FA Cup

LONDON: Sean Raggett scored an 89th-minute winner as non-league Lincoln City stunned Burnley 1-0 on Saturday to claim one of the biggest upsets in the history of the…

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Duo charged in PSL corruption probe
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Duo charged in PSL corruption probe

LAHORE: Pakistani cricket officials on Saturday charged Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif for spot-fixing in a corruption probe that threatens to undermine the Pakistan Super League. The pair,…

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Shiffrin in pole for slalom treble
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Shiffrin in pole for slalom treble

ST MORITZ, Switzerland: American Mikaela Shiffrin remained on course for a third consecutive world slalom title after dominating the first leg here on Saturday. The 21-year-old, who won…

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