Early heroics see Tigers through

November 25, 2014

A superb opening partnership coupled with skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza’s fiery opening spell helped Bangladesh take a 2-0 lead in the ongoing five-match series against Zimbabwe as the host registered a 68-run win at Chittagong on Sunday. Opener Tamim Iqbal (76) and Anamul Haque (80) put up 158 runs that enabled Bangladesh to post 251-7 before Mashrafee grabbed Read more

Cycling could face uncertain Olympic future – Pat McQuaid

September 10, 2013

UCI President Pat McQuaid says that cycling could face an uncertain Olympic future unless he is re-elected as head of the governing body later this month.
McQuaid, a member of the International Olympic Committee, says the sport would lose influence in the Olympic movement if he was deposed. The Irishman faces Read more

Vuelta a Espana 2013: Barguil wins as Nibali’s lead is cut

September 10, 2013

Frenchman Warren Barguil won a second Vuelta a Espana stage in four days as race leader Vincenzo Nibali’s advantage was cut to 28 seconds. Argos-Shimano’s Barguil, 21, held on to take the 146.8km stage in a photo finish from Sky’s Rigoberto Uran.
Nibali, 28, struggled on the climb to Read more

Mark Cavendish: British sprinter third in Gent madison

September 10, 2013

Britain’s Mark Cavendish finished third  in Saturday’s madison as he continued his return to the track at the International Belgian Open. The 28-year-old sprinter and team-mate Owain Doull claimed 12 points on their way to a podium spot in Gent.
On Friday, Cavendish was pipped to the finishing line as Read more