(Reuters) – Returning to playing tennis again was all Petra Kvitova could have hoped for after being stabbed in the hand last December and the twice Wimbledon champion is glad that a tough and emotional year is coming to an end. The Czech required four hours of surgery on her left handRead More →

Tristan Lavalette in Perth The curtains have closed on Ashes Test cricket at the WACA. After relinquishing the urn following another pummelling in the recently concluded third Test, England will probably be grateful they won’t have to venture to their graveyard of a ground any longer. Despite the overwhelming nostalgia swirling aroundRead More →

by Shekhar Dhingra Kerala Blasters FC huffed and puffed their way to a one-goal victory over 10-man NorthEast United FC for their first win in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) this season at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, on Friday. CK Vineeth, returning from suspension, scored the only goal ofRead More →

TOKYO — South Korea got the better of North Korea on the soccer field on Tuesday, winning 1-0 at the East Asian Championship. North Korea defender Ri Yong Chol scored an own-goal in the 64th-minute to give the South Koreans the victory. The game was played amid escalating tensions betweenRead More →

Pacer Lasith Malinga has been left out of Sri Lankan squad from the upcoming three-match T20 International series against India. The former Sri Lanka T20I captain Malinga, was sidelined for almost a year with a knee injury that he sustained ahead of the World T20 in India before making a comebackRead More →

82nd National Badminton Championship Nagpur: Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Tuesday entered into the Women single final of 82nd National Badminton Championship going on here. Saina registered her swift win while taking on Anura Prabhu Desai in the women’s single semifinals. However Desai displayed a good show during her last match,Read More →

Egyptian athlete Manal Rostom wearing the Nike Pro Hijab. Nike Nuraan Davids, Stellenbosch University In March, when sports manufacturer Nike launched its “Nike Pro Hijab”, it made obvious business sense. What Nike – perhaps inadvertently ̶ has done, is to legitimise the hijab across two very different narratives. One isRead More →