Leeds

  • 2nd ODI: Australia, England pray for sunny Manchester 07-09-2013 02:07 PM

    Leeds: Australia vice-captain George Bailey is praying the Manchester weather will not stop his side from giving England a tough time at Old Trafford on Sunday. Rain washed out the opening one-day international at Headingley in Leeds on Friday, leaving the tourists kicking their heels in frustration. Having picked themselves...
  • Rain washes out first ODI between England and Australia 06-09-2013 07:43 PM

    Leeds: The first one-day international between England and Australia in Leeds was washed out on Friday, as heavy and persistent rain flooded the ground and ruined any chance of play. Umpires Aleem Dar and Richard Illingworth had little option but to abandon hopes of any play taking place after inspecting...
  • Skin cancer death rates 70 per cent higher in men 21-08-2013 08:16 PM

    Men are 70 per cent more likely to die from malignant melanoma - the most serious type of skin cancer - than women with the same disease, a new study has warned. According to research by Cancer Research UK and the University of Leeds, 3.4 men per 100,000 die from...
  • Leeds United owner quietly sells off more than half stake 15-08-2013 08:20 PM

    Zurich: The Dubai-based investment firm that bought English soccer club Leeds United in December after lengthy negotiations sold more than half of its 100 per cent holding less than six months later, financial statements show. GFH Capital, a subsidiary of Bahraini Gulf Finance House GFHB.BH(GFHK.KW), offloaded a 10 per cent...
  • Live Updates: Williamson ends obdurate opening stand 26-05-2013 03:09 PM

    England resumed day three at 337 for 7, with Matt Prior (38) and Graeme Swann (21) at the crease. CLICK HERE for Live Updates from Day 3 of the Headingley Test. Day 2 round-up: Joe Root made the second Test worth waiting an extra day for as he notched his...
  • Pankaj Advani: Profile of an unsung hero 30-10-2012 08:23 AM

    New Delhi: Ace Indian cueist Pankal Advani is on a high after a thumping 1,895-1,216 victory over defending champion Mike Russell in the World Billiards Championship final (time format) in Leeds on Sunday for an eighth world title (seventh in billiards). The 27-year-old made his professional snooker debut in 2012...
  • Rupesh Shah wins World Billiards in point frame 28-10-2012 09:29 AM

    Leeds: Rupesh Shah became only the fifth Indian cueist to lift the world title twice after he beat Australia's Matthew Bolton 6-2 in the final of the World Billiards (point frame) here. Starting by winning the lag, he won the first game comfortably but in the next game, Bolton levelled...
  • Advani, Sethi keep up winning streak at World Billiards 21-10-2012 07:43 PM

    Leeds: Seven-time world champion Pankaj Advani, veteran Geet Sethi and Dhruv Sitwala continued their unbeaten run in the Time Format after outplaying their rivals in the World Billiards Championships here Sunday. Advani whipped John Hartley of England 630-294, Sethi routed another Englishman Nalin Patel 522-268 and Sitwala virtually toyed with...
  • Headingley Test ends in a draw 06-08-2012 07:14 PM

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  • Smith, Kallis add to SA's injury woes 05-08-2012 05:02 PM

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  • Big B, Shabana honoured at Leeds 11-06-2007 07:02 PM

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  • IIFA: Big B takes Leeds by storm 02-04-2007 09:56 AM

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  • Brit school allows teens to smoke 19-10-2006 04:34 PM

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