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Pollard, Ramdin rescue troubled Windies against Bangladesh

The duo guided West Indies to victory after they were restricted to 34/5. Photo: AFP

Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin saved the West Indies from a humiliating defeat and engineered a three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first one-day international at the National Stadium in Gre

Hamas military chief’s wife, son killed

Palestinian relatives mourn over the bodies of members of the Alouh family, killed in an Israeli airstrike, at Deir al-Balah

Israeli warplanes struck Gaza, killing the wife and child of Hamas’s top military chief, the Islamist movement said on Wednesday after truce talks in Cairo collapsed in a storm of violence.It was not

Robin Carpenter wins Pro Challenge

Robin Carpenter won a mud marred stage two of the USA Pro Challenge on Tuesday, surviving several mountain challenges en route to the biggest victory of his young career.

Robin Carpenter wins Pro Challenge

Robin Carpenter won a mud marred stage two of the USA Pro Challenge on Tuesday, surviving several mountain challenges en route to the biggest victory of his young career.

Juan Martin Del Potro’s boycott could end

Juan Martin Del Potro

Argentina tennis star Juan Martin Del Potro’s boycott of the Davis Cup team could be at an end after captain Martin Jaite announced on Tuesday he would be stepping down after their play-off with Israe

Simona Halep ousted, Petra Kvitova advances

Magdalena Rybarikova celebrates after beating Simona Halep 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Connecticut Open. AFP

Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova sent top-seeded Simona Halep crashing out of the WTA Tour’s Connecticut Open in one of two second round upsets on Tuesday at the final US Open tune-up.

Thai junta chief tipped to become next prime minister

Prayut Chan-O-Cha

Thailand’s coup leader is expected to be picked as Prime Minister by the kingdom’s new Army-dominated National Assembly, junta sources said on Wednesday, cementing the military’s hold on power in the

Spurs, Inter eye European glory

Several former winners enter the Europa League picture this week as the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan begin the long road to glory in the play-off round.

James Rodriguez nets on debut

Real Madrid’s James Rodriguez (right) in action against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup. AFP

James Rodriguez scored in his Spanish debut as Real Madrid earned a 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Super Cup on Tuesday.

Kabul orders NYT man to leave

Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials were threatening to seize power to end a stand-

A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.