Cricket

Pakistani politician Imran Khan, center, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
July 26, 2018 - 12:21 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on general elections held in Pakistan (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Moderate voices in Pakistan seem to have prevailed after none of the 265 candidates fielded in general elections by the outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba won a seat in parliament. That includes the son of co-...
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Pakistani politician Imran Khan, center, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
July 26, 2018 - 8:20 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on general elections held in Pakistan (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Cricket star turned politician Imran Khan has declared victory for his party in Pakistan's historic elections, promises a 'new' Pakistan. Khan, who aspires to be the country's next prime minister, said in...
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian election, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
July 25, 2018 - 2:32 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government — a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. Rights groups have...
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Julia Goerges of Germany celebrates defeating Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands in their women's quarterfinal match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 10, 2018 - 12:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 5:00 p.m. Julia Goerges advanced to her first Wimbledon semifinal with a 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory over 20th-seeded Kiki Bertens. Having reached the first Grand Slam quarterfinal of her career, Goerges went a step further with a comeback...
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Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball to Italy's Camila Giorgi during their women's singles quarterfinals match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2018 - 11:12 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Serena Williams has won the second set to level her Wimbledon quarterfinal with Camila Giorgi. Williams lifted her intensity and avoided facing any break points as she secured one break of her own to take the set 6-3. The 52nd-...
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Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina celebrates breaking the serve of Gilles Simon of France during their men's singles match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2018 - 9:28 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 after beating Gilles Simon 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5). The fifth-seeded del Potro failed to convert four match points when serving at...
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Hal Steinbrenner, left, and Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal joint owners of the New York Yankees and John Henry owner of the Boston Red Sox pose for a photograph following a press conference in London, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, to announce a two-game series to be played in London. The Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees will play a MLB two-game series at the London Stadium in London, June 29-30, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
May 08, 2018 - 4:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — Taking in the London landmarks, Hal Steinbrenner turned his eyes from statues to more familiar sights. "I walked through Trafalgar Square yesterday and saw a lot of Yankees hats," the team owner told The Associated Press. "I don't think it had anything to do with today." Tuesday was...
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Australian Cricket Captain Steve Smith reacts during a press conference at Sydney International Airport in Sydney, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Former Australian captain Smith, vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft were banned by Cricket Australia after an investigation into the attempted ball tampering during the third test against South Africa. (Brendan Esposito/AAP Image via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 11:08 am
The fallout from the ball-tampering scandal in cricket reduced Australia's two most high-profile figures to tears Thursday, with captain Steve Smith apologizing to the nation and his family before coach Darren Lehmann announced his intention to quit. After losing the captaincy of the test team...
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Australian Cricket Captain Steve Smith reacts during a press conference at Sydney International Airport in Sydney, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Former Australian captain Smith, vice-captain David Warner and opening batsman Cameron Bancroft were banned by Cricket Australia after an investigation into the attempted ball tampering during the third test against South Africa. (Brendan Esposito/AAP Image via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 10:56 am
The fall-out from the ball-tampering scandal in cricket reduced Australia's two most high-profile figures to tears Thursday, with captain Steve Smith apologizing to the nation and his family before coach Darren Lehmann announced his intention to quit. After losing the captaincy of the test team...
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Australia's coach Darren Lehmann, reacts as he speaks, during a media conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Lehmann says he will quit after the final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 29, 2018 - 9:04 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann announced Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal. Wiping away tears, he said he made the decision after watching coverage of Steve Smith and...
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