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Thiem denies Federer sixth Indian Wells title

Publication date 19 March 2019 | 14:41 | ICT

DOMINIC Thiem denied Roger Federer a record sixth Indian Wells title, beating the Swiss great 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to claim his first ATP Masters 1000 crown.



  • Cycling champ Catlin ‘battling depression’ before suicide

    Publication date 13 March 2019 | 13:55 | ICT

    THE family of American cyclist Kelly Catlin on Monday said the three-time world champion had been suffering from depression in the months leading up to her death last week.

  • Klopp wary of Munich return

    Publication date 13 March 2019 | 11:09 | ICT

    JURGEN Klopp brings Liverpool to Germany to resume their battle against Bayern Munich with the hosts billing Wednesday’s Champions League last 16 return leg as an ‘all or nothing’ showdown.

  • Almost impossible: Kubica’s F1 comeback

    Publication date 13 March 2019 | 09:11 | ICT

    EIGHT years ago, supremely talented Polish driver Robert Kubica’s right arm was partially severed in a horror rallying accident that brought his Formula One career to a dramatic halt.

  • Zidane jumps at chance to rekindle Real love affair

    Publication date 13 March 2019 | 09:04 | ICT

    ZINEDINE Zidane said he never had any doubts about returning to Real Madrid after he replaced the sacked Santiago Solari as coach on Monday.

  • Molinari fires 64 to win Palmer Invitational

    Publication date 12 March 2019 | 14:56 | ICT

    ITALY’S Francesco Molinari unleashed the greatest putting performance of his career on Sunday, firing a final-round eight-under par 64 to win the US PGA Arnold Palmer Invitational by two strokes.

  • Cambodian pride as valiant Juniors improve in Davis Cup

    Publication date 12 March 2019 | 14:10 | ICT

    THE Kingdom’s 16-years-and-under tennis team came away from a memorable 2019 Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas pre-qualifying tournament in Colombo, Sri Lanka with pride very much intact and high hopes for the future, after improving on their 2016 showing.

  • Dovizioso clinches opening MotoGP

    Publication date 12 March 2019 | 14:08 | ICT

    ITALY’S Andrea Dovizioso won the season-opening Qatar MotoGP for the second year running on Sunday, holding off a desperate challenge from world champion Marc Marquez to take first place.

  • Reds restate title credentials

    Publication date 12 March 2019 | 09:13 | ICT

    LIVERPOOL cut Manchester City’s lead at the top of the Premier League to a single point on Sunday as Manchester United slipped to their first domestic defeat under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Arsenal.

  • Messi, Suarez score to lead Barcelona to Rayo victory

    Publication date 11 March 2019 | 11:36 | ICT

    LIONEL Messi (pictured, AFP) and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, ahead of their crunch Champions League second leg against Lyon.

  • Alaphilippe wins Strade Bianche

    Publication date 11 March 2019 | 11:33 | ICT

    FRANCE’S Julian Alaphilippe won a tight uphill struggle to claim an “unbelievable” victory in the Strade Bianche (White Roads) one-day cycling race run over 184km through the rolling hills and white gravel roads of Tuscany on Saturd