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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IPC names Iran’s Javanmardi among Ones to Watch for 2017
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IPC names Iran’s Javanmardi among Ones to Watch for 2017

IPC has so far announced its Ones to Watch athletes for 2017 in badminton, swimming and wheelchair fencing, paralympic.org reported. She claimed two gold medals at the P2…

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Djokovic, Nadal through to second round in Australian Open
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Djokovic, Nadal through to second round in Australian Open

The 12-time Grand Slam champion secured a 6-1 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 victory in an entertaining match in Melbourne, BBC reported. World number nine Rafael Nadal earlier reached the…

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Afghan captain reaches agreement with Iran’s Paykan
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Afghan captain reaches agreement with Iran’s Paykan

Shayesteh began his career in Germany and joined Afghanistan’s national football team in 2014, Tasnim News Agency reported. The 25-year-old midfielder joined Bulgaria’s Etar Veliko Tarnovo in 2013…

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