Cricket

United States' Venus Williams makes a forehand return to Romania's Simona Halep during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 19, 2019 - 4:44 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Simona Halep beat one Williams sister at the Australian Open and now will face the other. The No. 1-seeded Halep, last year's runner-up at Melbourne Park, reeled off six consecutive games in one...
Read More
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after winning the second set against Canada's Denis Shapovalov during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 19, 2019 - 4:35 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 8 p.m. It was 5 in the afternoon and Novak Djokovic couldn't understand why the lights had been turned on at Rod Laver Arena while the sun was still shining brightly. He was in the latter stages of a third-...
Read More
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, left, and his wife Anushka Sharma pose for a photo with Switzerland's Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Fiona Hamilton/Tennis Australia via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 2:44 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Virat Kohli made a quick transition from cricket to tennis to meet with Roger Federer and watch Novak Djokovic in action at the Australian Open. Kohli was at Melbourne Park on Saturday, a day...
Read More
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. May appealed directly to voters to back her Brexit plan Friday as she braced for a potential leadership challenge from rivals within her ruling Conservative Party. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
LONDON (AP) — As Cabinet ministers quit and lawmakers demanded her resignation, cricket-loving British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned the spirit of one of her sports heroes. Asked by a reporter "how many wickets need to fall" before she was out, May spoke of her admiration for Geoffrey Boycott...
Read More
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. May appealed directly to voters to back her Brexit plan Friday as she braced for a potential leadership challenge from rivals within her ruling Conservative Party. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 10:12 am
LONDON (AP) — As Cabinet ministers quit and lawmakers demanded her resignation, cricket-loving British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned the spirit of one of her sports heroes. Asked by a reporter "how many wickets need to fall" before she was out, May spoke of her admiration for Geoffrey Boycott...
Read More
In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan,speaks at the National Assembly in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Pakistani lawmakers on Friday elected former cricket star and longtime politician Khan as the country's next prime minister in a step toward third straight transfer of power from one civilian government to another one. (National Assembly, via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 1:37 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has been sworn in as prime minister after his party won the most votes in last month's election despite protests by opposition parties, which accuse the security services of intervening on his behalf. Khan took the oath of office...
Read More
England cricketer Ben Stokes walks during a lunch break at Bristol Crown Court where he is on trial accused of affray, in Bristol, England, Monday Aug. 6, 2018. Stokes, the world’s most expensive cricket player, went on trial Monday over a fight outside a nightclub in which he is accused of knocking two men unconscious. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 1:52 pm
BRISTOL, England (AP) — Ben Stokes, one of the world's most expensive cricket players, knocked two men unconscious in a street brawl after flicking a cigarette end at gay men he mocked outside a nightclub, the prosecution said at the England star's trial on Monday. The alleged assault, which...
Read More
July 28, 2018 - 10:51 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The party of cricket star Imran Khan on Saturday claimed it had acquired the support of the lawmakers required to form a coalition government after winning this week's polls, as a secular party angered over alleged fraud rallied in the northwest. "People have voted us into power...
Read More
July 28, 2018 - 9:12 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The party of cricket star Imran Khan says it has acquired the support of the lawmakers required to form a coalition government after winning this week's polls. In his statement on Saturday, Fawad Chaudhry, spokesman for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, did not say exactly how...
Read More
In this photo provided by the office of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, delivers his address in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, July 26, 2018. Khan declared victory Thursday for his party in the country's general elections, promising a "new" Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence. (Tehreek-e-Insaf via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 2:29 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on results of Pakistan's national election (all times local): 11:25 p.m. The U.N. says Secretary General Antonio Guterres is congratulating the Pakistani people for voting and reaffirming "their commitment to a democratic Pakistan." U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said...
Read More

Pages