Wimbledon’s famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being “ridiculous” and “excessive”.
The United States has demanded the extradition of seven Fifa officials detained in May setting off what could become a prolonged legal battle over the handling of the major corruption case.
South Africa’s cricket team apologised Thursday to the Bangladesh military for using a drone at a practice session in Dhaka and breaching national security ahead of the start of their tour.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka will ring in several changes, most of them forced on them, in a bid to win the decisive third and final Test starting in Pallekele on Friday.
There are a lot of people within cricket who are apt to call a one-sided match a “massacre” or a dropped catch a “tragedy”, but new England coach Trevor Bayliss is unlikely to be one of them.
A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people capsized off a central Philippines port on Thursday, officials said, killing at least 38 people in the latest of the country’s long string of maritime tragedies.
Foreign ministers from major powers returned Thursday to tough Iran talks warning that a breakthrough was not yet in sight, as the UN atomic watchdog head met Iran’s President in Tehran.
British energy giant BP on Thursday announced it had agreed to settle US federal and state claims worth up to $18.7 billion over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office asked the US ambassador to come in Thursday to discuss new allegations of NSA spying, which threatened to drive a new wedge through transatlantic ties.
Egypt on Thursday pressed its campaign to crush an escalating insurgency in Sinai, vowing to wipe out “dens of terror” on the peninsula after a spectacular attack by jihadists killed dozens.