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Mexico City signs deal with F1 to race Grand Prix through 2022

MEXICO CITY: Mexico City signed a deal on Thursday with the International Motoring Federation (FIA) to continue hosting a Formula One race through 2022, after months of uncertainty about the future of the Mexican Grand Prix. The government of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a leftist austerity crusader, had …

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Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal join ATP player council

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have been elected to the ATP player council following a turbulent year in the politics of the men’s tour. The pair, along with Jurgen Melzer, are elected after Jamie Murray, Robin Haase and Sergiy Stakhovsky resigned in June. ATP president Chris Kermode was ousted in …

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South Africa’s Hashim Amla retires from international cricket

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s Hashim Amla announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday, bringing the curtain down on one of the country’s leading batting careers. The 36-year-old played international cricket for 15 years, scoring almost 10,000 test runs and close to another 10,000 in limited-overs internationals. He is the …

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Olympics: Tokyo organisers launch supplementary lottery for tickets

TOKYO: Tokyo Olympics organisers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year. Organisers said 5.12 million people had applied during the opening domestic lottery in May with only 960,000 able to get their hands on …

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SL cricket board briefed about security in Karachi for upcoming series

KARACHI: A delegation of Sri Lanka Cricket visited the Central Police Office on Wednesday and met Inspector General of Police Dr Kaleem Imam to discuss arrangements for security of the upcoming matches at the National Stadium Karachi. The five-member delegation was led by Sri Lankan board’s secretary Mohan De Silva. …

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Lukaku in Milan ahead of probable Inter move

ROME: Manchester United’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku arrived in Milan early Thursday to undergo medical tests ahead of his likely transfer to Inter, Italian media reported. “Lukaku is ours” chanted Inter Milan ecstatic fans who turned out at the airport to welcome him on his arrival during the night. The …

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Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe despite ICC ban

DHAKA: Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game’s world body, an official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board said Thursday. The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from …

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India may seek neutral venue for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan

NEW DELHI: India may request the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift next month’s Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue because of the prevailing tensions between the neighbours, an Indian official told Reuters on Thursday. Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India’s ambassador and …

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PSF decides not to send team to World Squash Championship

  Pakistan have produced some of the best players in the history of the sport and they do not want to send their squad just for the sake of attendance. The national team stood at 21st place out of 23rd competitors in the previous edition of the tournament which took …

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