Badminton Star Lee Chong Wei Has Cancer, In Taiwan For Treatment

Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has early-stage nose cancer and is being treated in Taiwan, sports officials said Saturday, after weeks of speculation about his health. The country’s most successful Olympian ever, who enjoys superstar status in his homeland, was responding well to treatment, they said. But the illness will nevertheless be a devastating […]

Over The Boundary! Cricket-Loving India, Pakistan Couples Bowled Over In UAE

The two have fought three wars since becoming independent, deepening mistrust and suspicion of each other, while thousands of families remain divided by the border. Relations further soured after the 2008 Mumbai attacks, and cross-border unions are now few and far between. One rare high-profile example is Indian tennis player Sania Mirza and her husband, […]

FIFA World Cup Success Has Given Paul Pogba A Boost: Jose Mourinho

Mourinho, though, thinks that Pogba’s success with France has given the midfielder an extra surge of energy. “I think good results, and good performances, they make miracles,” said Mourinho at his press conference on Friday. “And bad results and bad performances, they make you look more tired, more upset, more ugly, more everything.” Mourinho’s remarks […]

Roger Federer Mulling Clay Court Return In 2019

Roger Federer revealed he is rethinking his scheduling for next season, and may yet play on clay. © AFP World number two Roger Federer says he is mulling a return to the European clay-court season in 2019 following a two-year absence. Federer, speaking to ESPN on the sidelines of this weekend’s Laver Cup, has […]