Seamers Give New Zealand Control

NEW ZEALAND – After grinding out 412 in the better part of two days, New Zealand tightened their control of the second Test with an incisive spell by their seamers to nip out three wickets – the fulcrum of the top order – before stumps on the second day. A combination of poor shots and […]

Watson Named In Squad For Third Test, Quiney Dropped

ADELAIDE – Australia have named Shane Watson and five pace bowlers, including Mitchell Johnson, in a 14-man squad for the third and final Test against South Africa in Perth after drawing the second Test in Adelaide on Monday. Australia captain Michael Clarke said Johnson, along with uncapped quicks Josh Hazlewood and John Hastings, would all […]

Rafael Nadal To Miss ATP World Tour Finals In London

LONDON – Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters and the ATP World Tour Finals in London because of continuing problems with his left knee. The world number four has not played since his shock second-round loss to Lukas Rosol at Wimbledon in June. The Spaniard missed the Olympics and the US Open after […]

Manchester City Striker Carlos Tevez Banned From Driving

MANCHESTER – Manchester City footballer Carlos Tevez has been banned from driving for failing to provide information when he was stopped for speeding in Lancashire. The Premier League striker was stopped by police for breaking the speed limit in Morecambe on 28 March. He had been in the town playing in a reserve team game. Tevez, […]

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