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Partly Facetious: Difference between mediator and facilitator

"So The Khan is working as a facilitator between Saudi Arabia and Iran while back home he is the...the...what's the antonym of facilitator? Prohibitor! Preventer!" "Two...

Australia announces T20 squad for Sri Lanka, Pakistan series

Steve Smith and David Warner to make their much anticipated T20 return. Australia to play back-to-back T20 series in late October. The Cricket Australia (CA)...

Australian shares close higher but chalk up biggest weekly loss in 11 months

Australian shares closed higher on Friday but registered their biggest losses in 11 months after a series of weak data. The financial index registered...

Pakistan breaks India, Australia’s record after series win against Sri Lanka

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in the third ODI to record their 92nd win. Previously the record was held by Australia and India. The return of...

Smith out as England close on Ashes-levelling win

LONDON: Steve Smith was dismissed for just 23 as England closed in on a series-levelling victory against Australia in the fifth Test at the Oval...

Australia make 497-8 declared in fourth Ashes Test

MANCHESTER: Australia captain Tim Paine declared his side's first innings on a commanding total of 497-8 on the second day of the fourth Test against...

Smith holds firm in Ashes return after Broad double strike

MANCHESTER: Steve Smith marked his Test return after suffering concussion by helping Australia recover from the early loss of their openers on the first day...

Shoaib Akhtar leaves for Australia for knee reconstruction

ISLAMABAD: Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar on Tuesday left for Melbourne, Australia to undergo a partial reconstruction of his right knee. “Doctors are saying that I will...

Australia, NZ shares end higher as trade rhetoric dials down

Australian shares closed higher on Tuesday, recovering some of the ground lost in the previous session after comments from U.S. President Donald Trump raised hopes...

Concussion substitute Labuschagne stars as Australia draw second Ashes Test

LONDON: Marnus Labuschagne made history as international cricket's first concussion substitute before his valuable fifty helped Australia draw the second Ashes Test against England at...