NEW YORK: World number one Novak Djokovic raced into the US Open quarter-finals, where he will face explosive Russian Mikhail Youzhny, who staged two stunning comebacks Tuesday to beat 2001 champion Lleyton Hewitt.
BEIJING: Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman returned to North Korea Tuesday to visit his “friend” leader Kim Jong-Un, playing down speculation he would try to help free a jailed American.
ZURICH, Canton of Zurich: Israeli and Palestinian football chiefs shook hands Tuesday in landmark talks brokered by FIFA in a drive to end bitter disputes over security restrictions on players going to and from the Palestinian territories.
LONDON, England : Wales manager Chris Coleman said on Tuesday that Real Madrid new boy Gareth Bale cannot play for 90 minutes in the World Cup qualifiers against Macedonia and Serbia.
PARIS: Professional cycling has a reputation for premature deaths, either from tragic crashes on the road or from dangerous performance-boosting substances.
Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who tested positive for HIV in 1996, has died. He was 44. However, his family did not disclose the cause of the death. Morrison also gained fame for his role in the movie Rocky V. Morrison’s former manager, Tony Holden, said his longtime friend died on Sunday night…
MADRID: Breaking the record of Cristiano Ronaldo, English player Gareth Bale has become a world’s most expensive footballer after millions of Euros deal with prominent football club Real Madrid.
MADRID: Gareth Bale has claimed he won’t be overcome by the pressure of his massive price tag after being officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player in front of 20,000 fans at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday.
Lahore: Pakistan is schedule to play South Africa a total of 9 matches starting from October 14 this year.
MIAMI: Braving jellyfish and extreme fatigue, US swimmer Diana Nyad was just strokes away Monday from becoming the first person to cross from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.