Day: April 2, 2017

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and put the West Indies in to bat in the closing fourth T20 International at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Sunday.Having completed a convincing seven-wicket win in the third match on Saturday to keep t…

Real Madrid moved five points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga despite a lacklustre performance as goals from Karim Benzema, Isco and Nacho secured a 3-0 win over Alaves on Sunday.Benzema volleyed home Dani Carvajal’s cutback for the opening go…

Firmin Mubele struck a fine late equaliser as Rennes held Lyon to a 1-1 draw in Ligue 1 on Sunday despite playing 85 minutes with 10 men.Ramy Bensebaini was sent off with just five minutes played at Roazhon Park after handling Sergi Darder’s goal-bound…

AC Milan’s hopes of a return to European football next season suffered a setback Sunday when they were held to a 1-1 draw at Serie A’s bottom side Pescara.The dropped points left Vincenzo Montella’s squad in seventh place in the table, two places and f…

India’s PV Sindhu defeated top seed Carolina Marin of Spain in straight games to win the final match of the India Open badminton tournament in New Delhi on Sunday.Third seed Sindhu beat the Spaniard 21-19, 21-16 in a match that lasted 46 minutes at the…

Belgian champion Philippe Gilbert carried his bike over the line above his head as he won the prestigious Tour of Flanders for the first time on Sunday with a remarkable solo breakaway.Gilbert, 34, attacked alone with 55km of the 261km race to go and h…

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Sunday that “significant steps” would be needed on reducing his country’s debt in order for Athens to finalize a long-delayed deal with its international creditors.”The deal’s closure and the vote on measures (d…

In a bid to rebuild from a disastrous 2016 South Africa appointed former centre Brendan Venter as defence coach on Sunday giving him two months to prepare for a three-Test home series against France in June. A South African Rugby statement said the …