Breaking news: Former Australian tennis star Peter McNamara dies

Publication date 22 July 2019 | 17:22 | ICT

Former Australian Davis Cup tennis star and Wimbledon doubles champion Peter McNamara has died aged 64, officials said on Monday, prompting a flood of tributes.

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    Publication date 19 July 2019 | 13:13 | ICT

    Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky will spearhead a powerful US assault when the swimming world championships begin on Sunday, with the Americans looking to make a big statement before next year’s Tokyo Olympics.

  • Cambodia face tricky qualifiers

    Publication date 19 July 2019 | 12:09 | ICT

    Cambodia will face off against the highest-ranked team in Asia, after the draw for the second round of the 2022 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers and 2023 AFC Cup Joint-Qualifiers was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday.

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  • Roy given first England Test call

    Publication date 19 July 2019 | 11:27 | ICT

    England have given Jason Roy his first Test call-up to face Ireland after the Surrey opener played a key role in his country’s historic World Cup triumph, but pace bowler Mark Wood will be sidelined for between four and six weeks.

  • Mahrez, Mane duel in rematch for Africa Cup of Nations glory

    Publication date 19 July 2019 | 11:27 | ICT

    Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane will renew their Premier League rivalry for a second time in Egypt, with Africa Cup of Nations immortality awaiting the victor of Friday’s final between Algeria and Senegal.

  • Ajax’s star captain De Ligt joins Juventus for €75M

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 16:52 | ICT

    Dutch central defender Matthijs de Ligt signed on Thursday for Juventus from Ajax for a fee of €75 million ($84.2 million), the Italian champions have said. AFP

  • Peaty leads the British charge in Gwangju

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 13:09 | ICT

    Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty spearheads a potent British team when the world swimming championships begin on Sunday in Gwangju, South Korea.

  • Team boss says Ineos on course for Tour win

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 13:06 | ICT

    Team Ineos boss Dave Brailsford said on Tuesday his riders were perfectly poised for another Tour de France win at the halfway stage after 10 rollercoaster stages so far.

  • Thai youngsters embrace ancient martial art

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 11:03 | ICT

    Armed with a wooden knife and shield, a teenage girl fends off four sword-wielding boys with high-flying kicks in an action-packed homage to Thailand’s neglected swordfighting tradition.

  • Open’s return offers sporting relief for Northern Ireland

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 10:43 | ICT

    The British Open’s return to Northern Irish soil for the first time in 68 years this week brings some blessed sporting relief for a region in uncertain political times.

  • Malaysia’s hijab-wearing wrestler

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 10:33 | ICT

    A dimuntive, hijab-wearing Malaysian wrestler known as “Phoenix” cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim fighter taking on hulking opponents in a male-dominated world.