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Wimbledon to introduce final set tie-breaks

LONDON (AFP) – Wimbledon will introduce tie-breaks in the final set of all events for the first time next year, but only once the score in the deciding set reaches 12-12, the All England Lawn Tennis Club announced on Friday. “Our view was that the time had come to introduce ...

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Rooney, Ibrahimovic chase playoff berths

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Wayne Rooney will look to complete D.C. United s resurgence on Sunday as the club aim to seal their place in the Major League Soccer playoffs with victory over New York City. Former Manchester United and England star Rooney has been the catalyst for a remarkable ...

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Pakistan defeat Australia in second Test

ABU DHABI (AP) – Pakistan have defeated Australia in second Test on fourth day by 373 runs in Abud Dhabi today (Friday). Seamer Mohammad Abbas again jolted the Australia top order with five quick wickets in the first hour on day four. Australia, set a daunting 538-run target, were bowled ...

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Dominant Pakistan close on series victory over Australia

ABU DHABI (AFP) – Pakistan grabbed an early wicket after Babar Azam struck a fluent 99 to edge closer to claiming a series victory over Australia in the second Test at Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Azam narrowly missed out on a hundred after an aggressive innings, while skipper Sarfraz Ahmed ...

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Top-ranked Halep out of WTA Finals with back injury

SINGAPORE (AFP) – World number one Simona Halep withdrew from the WTA Finals in Singapore with a back injury on Thursday, bringing her season to a premature end. The French Open champion pulled out of last month s China Open after just 31 minutes, and withdrew from this week s ...

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Grounded Abbas determined to continue rapid rise

ABU DHABI (AFP) – Pakistan paceman Mohammad Abbas insisted on Wednesday he is confident his rapid success will not go to his head, saying a tough early life has helped him mature as a person. The 28-year-old worked as a welder and a leather factory labourer in Pakistan before his ...

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Bolt and Honda bolster A-League interest

SYDNEY (AFP) – Usain Bolt and Keisuke Honda are the Australian A-League s high profile poster boys as the competition aims to reverse dwindling ticket sales and tumbling TV ratings when it returns on Friday. Football chiefs are hoping the arrival of big names like sprint star Bolt will perk ...

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Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy Wembley

LONDON (AFP) – Shahid Khan has withdrawn his controversial offer to buy London s Wembley Stadium, the American businessman announced on Wednesday. The Football Association, Wembley s current owners, had come under fire from many within its own ranks for a plan to sell. English football s governing body had ...

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