LONDON (Reuters) - For an athlete with her sights set on competing at next year's Tokyo Olympics, Britain's Shauna Coxsey spends an awful lot of her time simply hanging around. She is good at it too.
(Reuters) - Afghanistan batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi hit an unbeaten 74 as the World Cup underdogs stunned former champions Pakistan to win by three wickets with two balls to spare in a thrilling warm-up match in Bristol on Friday.
CARDIFF (Reuters) - South Africa captain Faf du Plessis struck a fluent 88 as his side eased to an 87-run victory over Sri Lanka in a Cricket World Cup warm-up game at Sophia Gardens on Friday.
PETALING JAYA: Karate exponent Syakilla Salni Jefry Krisnan may train under her former Selangor coach S. Prem Kumar to prepare for the SEA Games and Olympic qualification campaigns.
PETALING JAYA: Rakib Ahmad made a name for himself in the boxing ring by slugging his way to the bronze medal at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games.
CERESOLE REALE, Italy (Reuters) - Russian Ilnur Zakarin powered to victory in the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia, the first mountain test for the overall contenders, while favourites Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali finished together on Friday.
PINEROLO, Italy (Reuters) - Briton Tao Geoghegan Hart has abandoned the Giro d'Italia after crashing during the 13th stage, a 196-km mountain trek to Ceresole Reale, on Friday.
(Reuters) - England captain Eoin Morgan has sustained a small flake fracture on his finger but the injury will not affect his participation in the World Cup starting on May 30, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden's Stockholm/Are proposal.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa will host England for four tests and a limited overseas series and then Australia in Twenty20 and One Day Internationals in a packed summer programme, Cricket South Africa announced on Friday.