06252016Sat
Last update: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01am

Other Sports

Sports - Other Sports

Eastbourne WTA results - 2nd update EASTBOURNE: Results on the sixth day of the Eastbourne International on Friday (x denotes seeded player):Semi-finalsDominika Cibulkova (SVK x12) bt Mónica Puig (PUR) 6-2, 6-1Quarter-finalsDominika Cibulkova (SVK x12) bt Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x1) 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-3Karolína Plísková (CZE x10) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS) 6-1, 6-3Johanna Konta (GBR x11) bt Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 7-6 (7/5), 6-4Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016 ...

Sports - Other Sports

Nottingham ATP result NOTTINGHAM: Result from the ATP tournament in Nottingham on Friday: (x denotes seeding):Quarter-finalsSteve Johnson (USA x6) bt Kevin Anderson (RSA x1) 7-6 (8/6), 5-7, 6-4Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

Sports - Other Sports

Djokovic to face wildcard Ward in Wimbledon first round LONDON: Defending men's champion Novak Djokovic will play British wildcard James Ward in the first round of the Wimbledon championships on Monday as he continues his bid for a calendar year grand slam. Serena Williams, looking to retain her women's title and match Steffi Graf's professional era record of 22 major singles crowns, opens up against a qualifier. Djokovic, seeded number one, could face a semi-final with third seed Roger Federer, the seven-times champion he ...

Sports - Other Sports

PJF likely to send Shah Hussain to Iran, Spain for training ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) is likely to send judoka Shah Hussain Shah to Iran and Spain for training prior to the Rio Olympics 2016.According to a PJF official, Shah Hussain qualified for the Rio Olympics under-100kg weight category. "As per the International Judo Federation (IJF), it was confirmed that Shah Hussain has sealed a place for the Rio Olympics under the continental quota" he said.He said Shah's performance had been outstanding in his recent ...

Sports - Other Sports

Djokovic, Federer drawn for Wimbledon semi-final clash LONDON: Defending champion Novak Djokovic and seven-time winner Roger Federer were on Friday drawn to meet in the semi-finals of this year's Wimbledon which starts on Monday.World number one Djokovic, who is bidding to take another step closer to the first calendar Grand Slam since 1969, has defeated Federer in the last two finals at the All England Club.The draw means that second seed Andy Murray, the 2013 champion, was lined up for a semi-final ...

Sports - Other Sports

Japan hit king Ichiro named Guinness record-breaker TOKYO: Japanese superstar Ichiro Suzuki was recognised by Guinness World Records as professional baseball's base hit king Friday after taking his count in Japan and Major League Baseball to 4,257.The 42-year-old Miami Marlins outfielder last week etched his own piece of baseball history, surpassing Pete Rose's fabled MLB record of 4,256 set between 1963 and 1986.Ichiro, one of a few global sports icons predominantly known by his first name, sparked joy back home in Japan ...

Sports - Other Sports

Serena concerned over Zika, but puts faith in Olympic support team LONDON: Tennis star Serena Williams says she is concerned about the Zika outbreak ahead of August's Rio Olympics, but has faith in the support team dealing with worries about the mosquito-carried virus. A number of major names, including golfer Rory McIlroy, have pulled out of the Games because of health fears over Zika. The World Health Organisation last week said there is a "very low risk" of further spread of the virus as result of ...