Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or award for the fourth time, capping a season in which his Portugal side won Euro 2016 and his club, Real Madrid, took the Champions League.
AB de Villiers has stepped down as captain of South Africa’s Test team, with Faf du Plessis taking over. Du Plessis led the side to a series victory in Australia last month, as De Villiers sit out with an elbow injury.
Mohammad Amir took three wickets with the pink ball, including two off his first two balls, in Pakistanis’ day night tour game in Cairns, ahead of the day night test against Australia in Brisbane.
The leg spinner Yasir Shah injured his back during a practice session at the Cazaly’s Stadium. Shah will not be able to play the practice match against Australia that starts from tomorrow as doctors have advised him two days’ rest.
Pakistani pacer Junaid Khan’s career has been a roller coaster ride. From spearheading Pakistan’s pace attack at one point to not even being considered for a central contract by the Pakistan Cricket Board but shows his talent comfortably in BPL.
Twelve times grand slam winner Novak Djokovic has parted company with coach Boris Becker. Djokovic, 29, has worked with the former Wimbledon, US and Australian open winner for three years.
Uncapped opener Keaton Jennings on Tuesday conceded that England is under pressure after being 0-2 down in the five Test series against India but said he is hopeful that his side will throw some punches back at the hosts in the fourth game starting in Mumbai on Thursday.
Afif Hossain, the 17 year old all rounder, ran through the heart of Chittagong Vikings’ batting line up to restrict the opposition for a meager 111 for 9 before James Franklin’s unbeaten quick fire 27 balls 63 steered Rajshahi Kings to a thumping six wickets win at the Shere Bangla...
Waqas Tariq grabbed a silver medal at the world bodybuilding and physique sports championship at the indoor athletic stadium in Pattaya, Thailand.
El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona was a contest of few chances, and each club managed to take one of theirs. The two rivals played out a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Saturday, as a late goal from Sergio Ramos canceled out Luis Suarez’s 53rd minute strike.