Monday , 18 June 2018

Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — On a team that boasts one of the World Cup’s most potent attacks, a defender lifted Uruguay to its first opening-match victory at the World Cup in 48 years. Jose Gimenez headed in Carlos Sanchez’s free ...

After long wait, Afghanistan prepares for first cricket test

After long wait, Afghanistan prepares for first cricket test

BENGALURU, India (AP) — When Afghanistan plays its inaugural cricket test match against top-ranked India starting Thursday, it’s an event that has been 17 years in the making. Afghanistan was made an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) ...

Cricket: Gopal Subramanium wants 5-member selection committees

Cricket: Gopal Subramanium wants 5-member selection committees

Gopal Subramanium, appointed as amicus curiae to implement Justice RM Lodha committee recommendations has urged the apex court to increase the composition of the selection committees from three to five members. Gopal Subramanium, Investigating Delhi Cricket Corruption, Writes to NSA https://t.co/B0WvwUfnLn pic.twitter.com/spsACGdSVV ...

FIFA urged to intervene for journalist who exposed doping

FIFA urged to intervene for journalist who exposed doping

BERLIN (AP) — German officials called on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene Saturday after a journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to report on the upcoming World Cup. German lawmaker Dagmar ...