Sports

Taiwan wins LLB Junior League World Series final

Taiwan wins LLB Junior League World Series final

The Taoyuan school team has participated in the LLB Junior League Baseball tournament since 2013, representing the Asia Pacific region for seven consecutive years and winning five world series, including the last four. The catch was controversial, however, with the umpires originally ruling it out, before reversing the call and awarding a home run after the Chinese Taipei manager argued the point.


Manchester City v Everton

Manchester City v Everton

A very patient Manchester City side broke down newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion late to secure a 2-0 win in Week 1, while Everton , courtesy of a Wayne Rooney header, edge Stoke City 1-0 in their Premier League season opener.


PCB chairman confirms World XI tour in September

PCB chairman confirms World XI tour in September

The playing group will be coached by former Zimbabwe batsman and current ECB's director Andy Flower , who also selected the squad, and is scheduled to head to Dubai for a week-long camp before flying to Lahore , with the series to begin on September 10.


USA formally launches probe of China trade ties

USA formally launches probe of China trade ties

According to a recent report of the US-based Institute of International Finance, "A trade war between U.S. and China will hurt not only Chinese manufacturers, but also upstream suppliers and downstream distributors such as USA retailers". China has urged the United States to objectively evaluate China's progress in protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) and resolve differences with China through dialogue and consultation.


Stenson wins Wyndham with closing round 64

Stenson wins Wyndham with closing round 64

The world number nine is the highest-ranked player in the field, with most big names having a week off between the PGA and the start of the tour's FedExCup playoffs next week. Henrik Stenson held off a spirited fightback from Ollie Schniederjans to clinch his first title of the year at the Wyndham Championship . It was a pretty good backup plan, too, as Stenson fired rounds of 62-66-66-64 to reset the all-time scoring record at this event.


Newspaper: Smith backs Khawaja's Test return in BD

Newspaper: Smith backs Khawaja's Test return in BD

Hopefully that's a good start for us". Conditions are always foreign to us when we are in the subcontinent. Then only three ODI matches were played between the two sides. Captain Steve Smith says Usman Khawaja could return to the Australian lineup for the first time since January in the long-awaited first test in Bangladesh .