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  • Will the hosts once again win the cricket World Cup? Most likely 3 days ago

    As we come closer to the World Cup, all the teams are busy sorting their permutations and combinations. Every World Cup brings with it a bank of surprises that opens up the tournament, but this one is all set to get a notch higher as there are no clear favourites...
  • Don't rush to F1, says Lewis Hamilton's dad January 16, 2015

    London: Every young racer wants to be the next Lewis Hamilton but most are in too much of a hurry to give themselves the best chance of success. That is the considered view of Hamilton's father Anthony, who by his own admission did not know what he was getting into when...
  • 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka ride on Dilshan ton to level series in New Zealand January 15, 2015

    Hamilton: Tillakaratne Dilshan made a flawless 116 to lead Sri Lanka to a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand on Thursday, leveling the seven-match one-day series at 1-1. Chasing New Zealand's 248, Sri Lanka reached the target with 14 balls to spare thanks chiefly to Dilshan's 17th one-day century. Earlier, New Zealand...
  • Form guide of 2015 World Cup participants January 14, 2015

    Sydney: The 2015 World Cup takes place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29 where India will be the defending champions in the 14-nation tournament. One month out from the start, AFP Sports updates the current form and prospects of the competing teams: Pool A Afghanistan - Afghanistan's main...
  • Lewis Hamilton, Nicole Scherzinger go on a dinner date in New York January 3, 2015

    New York: Lewis Hamilton and Nicole Scherzinger, who got back together in March last year, decided to start 2015 on a good note. The couple seemed happier than ever in a collage that the Formula One driver shared over social media, reports dailymail.co.uk. '#latergram Merry New Year!!! @nicolescherzy & I are wishing...
  • Fernando Alonso a top target for Mercedes if Lewis Hamilton leaves January 2, 2015

    Fernando Alonso would be top of the list for Mercedes if Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton fails to agree a new deal with the team beyond this year, according to motorsport director Toto Wolff. Hamilton, who took his second championship in 2014 after winning 11 races, has yet to put pen...
  • Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo itching to get back behind wheel December 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo cannot wait to get back behind the wheel in a bid for redemption at his home Australian Grand Prix where a controversial disqualification robbed him of a maiden podium last season. Ricciardo thrilled home fans when he finished second at Albert Park in March but...
  • 5th ODI: Taijul, Mahmudullah help Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets December 1, 2014

    Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam became the first bowler to claim a hat trick on his debut in limited-overs international cricket on Monday as Bangladesh completed a 5-0 series win against Zimbabwe. Bangladesh won the fifth match by five wickets. Islam's 4-11 helped Bangladesh dismiss Zimbabwe for 128 in 30 overs before...
  • Mercedes celebrate F1 success at fan event November 30, 2014

    Germany: Thousands of fans helped Mercedes celebrate its success in the Formula One championship at the German manufacturer's "Stars and Cars" party on Saturday. F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and runner-up teammate Nico Rosberg drove a number of vehicles, including their championship-winning Silver Arrow, on a temporary track around the Mercedes-Benz museum...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 4th ODI November 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Abul Hasan, Jubair Hossain, Rubel Hossain Zimbabwe: Timycen Maruma, Hamilton Masakadza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan...
  • Lewis Hamilton says new Mercedes contract looks a formality November 25, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt. "We haven't discussed the nuances but...it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought," the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race...
  • Lewis Hamilton savours his greatest day November 24, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton declared Sunday the greatest day of his life after ending a thrilling season with his second Formula One world championship. If winning the first title with McLaren after a last-gasp move in Brazil in 2008 was special, then the triumph under the Abu Dhabi floodlights was something else again. "The...
  • Final 2014 Formula One standings November 23, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his teammate Nico Rosberg his first. In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical failure after Rosberg suffered an early loss of power, Hamilton powered to his 11th win...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One title at Abu Dhabi; Nico Rosberg 2nd November 23, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start. Hamilton, the 2008 F1 champion, entered the race with a...
  • Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix November 22, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Nico Rosberg edged out title rival Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi, where the two will fight for the Formula One. Hamilton was quicker than Rosberg in the first two qualifying sessions, but the German driver set the pace in Q3. Hamilton almost went...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in Abu Dhabi GP final practice November 22, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Nico Rosberg edged title rival Lewis Hamilton in the third practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later on Saturday. The Mercedes team-mates were 1-2 in Friday's practice runs, with Hamilton fastest in both of those, but this time the German driver turned the tables...
  • Lewis Hamilton ready to stand and deliver November 22, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton's closest friends and family are elsewhere on the most important weekend of his life but the words of Martin Luther King are very much in mind as he bids for a second Formula One title. "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of...
  • Advantage for Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice November 21, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Lewis Hamilton claimed an early advantage over Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg on Friday with the fastest lap in practice for Formula One's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Briton, chasing his second title, was quickest in the afternoon and after-dark floodlit sessions at the glittering Yas...
  • Lewis Hamilton tops second practice for the Abu Dhabi GP November 21, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Lewis Hamilton edged Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the both practice sessions on Friday for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 42.113 seconds in the second practice at the Yas Marina circuit to finish .083 faster than...
  • Lewis Hamilton 1st, Nico Rosberg 2nd in Abu Dhabi GP practice November 21, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Lewis Hamilton edged Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the first practice session of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 43.476 seconds at the Yas Marina circuit to finish .133 seconds faster than his Mercedes team-mate...
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Hamilton, Rosberg braced for F1 title showdown November 20, 2014

    With double points on offer in the Formula One finale, there could yet be a bitter twist to the fascinating title duel between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The childhood friends have scrapped for supremacy all year in often tense circumstances, with Rosberg...
  • Force India to trial new race display system November 19, 2014

    Formula One is set to test a new on-car display system championed by Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony aimed at helping fans to follow a race without having to take their eyes off the action. Hamilton said the 'Info Wing', a carbon fibre camera mount with an integrated LED display system, would...
  • Mercedes put psychiatrist on standby if Hamilton loses F1 title November 17, 2014

    London: Formula One team and 2014 constructor standings leaders, Mercedes have readied New Zealand sports psychiatrist Ceri Evans if their British driver Lewis Hamilton, who leads teammate Nico Rosberg by 17 points going into the final race in Abu Dhabi, loses his title bid. Hamilton has 10 wins to his name...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 5 November 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh are on course for a 3-0 series sweep after setting Zimbabwe a winning target of 449 runs on the fourth day of the third Test on Saturday. Zimbabwe reached 71 for 1 at stumps. Sikandar Raza is on 43...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 3 November 14, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the...
  • 3rd Test: Zimbabwe make spirited reply to Bangladesh's 503 November 13, 2014

    Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day of the third and final Test in Chittagong on Thursday. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the tourists reached 113-1...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 1 November 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe at Chittagong Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Brian Chari, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor(capt), Craig Ervine, Elton Chigumbura, Regis Chakabva(wk), Tinashe Panyangara, Natsai Mushangwe, Richmond Mutumbami, Shingirai Masakadza Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib...
  • Mercedes boss braced for title showdown November 10, 2014

    The next two weeks could be the biggest challenge yet for Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg take their Formula One title battle down to the wire in Abu Dhabi. The Austrian is prepared for a bumpy ride all the way to the chequered flag at...