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World Cup stadiums begin to take shape across Qatar

World Cup stadiums begin to take shape across Qatar

At the heart of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the magnificent stadiums – and 2017 was another year of incredible progress.

Malan inspires England with first ton of series

Malan inspires England with first ton of series

Australian quicks were let down in the field by three dropped catches

Ishant’s resurgence welcome news for India’s pace stocks

Ishant’s resurgence welcome news for India’s pace stocks

Ishant’s match haul of 5-80 was described by Kohli as the standout performance

Croatia qualify for World Cup with Greece draw

Croatia qualify for World Cup with Greece draw

Croatia qualified for the 2018 World Cup on Sunday night by holding Greece to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off in Piraeus for a 4-1 win on aggregate.

Family guy Rea eyes another record under Losail floodlights

Family guy Rea eyes another record under Losail floodlights

Jonathan Rea had to wait for seven years to win his maiden World Superbike championship (WSBK) title.

Ramirez hits walk-off in 19th inning as Boston beat Toronto

Ramirez hits walk-off in 19th inning as Boston beat Toronto

Hanley Ramirez hit a walk-off bloop single to centre field in the 19th inning to send the Boston Red Sox past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2, ending a six-hour affair early Wednesday morning in Major League Baseball.

Soria extends Al Rayyan stay

Soria extends Al Rayyan stay

Current Qatar Star League champions Al Rayyan have confirmed that striker Sebastian Soria has signed a new two-year contract extension with the club.

Syrian rebels bombard Aleppo air base

Syrian rebels bombard Aleppo air base

Syrian rebels launched Grad rockets at Aleppo's Nairab air base on Friday, part of their preparations for a new offensive aimed at breaking the government siege of insurgent-held areas of the city, a rebel official and a monitoring group said.

Kashmiri women offer bangles to UN chief over inaction

Kashmiri women offer bangles to UN chief over inaction

Women in Pakistan-administered Kashmir offered their bangles to Ban Ki-moon Tuesday, an insult in patriarchal South Asia aimed at the UN head's perceived inaction over violence on the Indian side of the disputed region.

Yankees’ Beltran knows he could be trade bait

Yankees’ Beltran knows he could be trade bait

Carlos Beltran doesn’t possess David Ortiz’s larger-than-life Big Papi persona or the cartoonish charm of the ageless Bartolo Colon.

NASA's Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter, 'king of solar system'

NASA's Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter, 'king of solar system'

NASA celebrated a key triumph on Tuesday as its $1.1 billion Juno spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Jupiter on a mission to probe the origin of the solar system.

US Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Texas abortion law

US Supreme Court strikes down restrictive Texas abortion law

The US Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities ...