Zim win World Cup warm-up match

DUBAI
ZIMBABWE began their World Cup preparation with a convincing six-wicket win over Ireland in a warm-up match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday.

Kawinga out of Ghana tie

From Petros Kausiyo in WAD MEDANI, SudanCAPS UNITED striker Clive Kawinga has been ruled out of the Warriors’ must-win African Nations Championships Group B tie against Ghana tomorrow while skipper W...

Ghana face Togo

JOHANNESBURG. Troublesome Ghana soccer star Sulley Muntari gets another chance to redeem his reputation today against Togo in one of three friendlies involving African teams. New “Black Stars” coach ...

Aussies bid for fifth WC

SYDNEY.Australia are bidding for their fifth Cricket World Cup, have not lost in their last 29 tournament games and are the top-ranked one-day team.But they are not considered favourites by local boo...

Dalglish mum on Torres

LONDON.Fernando Torres has admitted former club Liverpool put one over Chelsea as the Spain striker went goalless on debut for the English soccer champions in a 1-0 defeat by the Reds.Sunday’s match ...

Clouds gather for under pressure Ponting

SYDNEY.Ricky Ponting has endured a troubled build-up to his quest for a fourth consecutive Cricket World Cup crown and his third title as Australia captain.Ponting earned the dubious distinction as t...

Injuries hit England

LONDON.England may have won the Ashes and triumphed at the 2010 World Twenty20 but even their fans may think twice about backing them to win the Cricket World Cup after an injury-hit finale to their ...

Ronaldo sinks a brace

MADRID.Real Madrid responded in style to Barcelona’s record breaking, 16th consecutive league victory with Cristiano Ronaldo leading the way in a 4-1 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday night.Ronaldo wa...