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Aussies flatten Afghanistan

PERTH: Merciless Australia hit the highest ever World Cup score yesterday when they piled-up 417-6 in a record 275-run triumph over Afghanistan.

Four-time champions Australia went past the previous World Cup best of 413-5 made by India against Bermuda in 2007 before dismissing Afghanistan for ju...ReadMore

Hazard stars in Chelsea victory

LONDON: Premier League leaders Chelsea chalked up another three points with a 1-0 victory at West Ham United early this morning to protect their five-point lead over champions Manchester City.

Neymar leads Barca into King's Cup final

BARCELONA: Barcelona's Neymar scored twice and Luis Suarez was also on target as they reached the King's Cup final with a 3-1 win away to Villarreal early this morning that gave them a 6-2 aggregate victory.

Pakistan claim easy win over UAE

NAPIER, New Zealand: Pakistan continued their revival in the World Cup with a professional batting and bowling performance in a 129-run win against UAE in Napier yesterday.

Tendulkar calls for 25-team World Cup

Sydney: Indian superstar Sachin Tendulkar yesterday blasted proposals to slash the 2019 World Cup to just 10 nations, describing it as 'a backward step' and suggesting the tournament be expanded to 25 teams.

Chen avoids shock first-round exit

BIRMINGHAM, England: World champion Chen Long avoided a potential first-round exit at the All-England Championships yesterday and blamed an uncomfortable pillow for a sluggish start to his campaign.

Roumimper excels as Dubyyan slips

Tannya Roumimper moved into top gear and took the pride of place in the qualifying standings of the PBA-WBT 13th Kingdom of Bahrain Open Bowling Championship at Ozone Bowling Centre in Sitra Mall.

Stage set for top golf championships

The stage is set for the 52nd Bahrain Open Championship and the 27th Bahrain Ladies Open in the next two weekends at Awali Golf Club.

Diaper emerges Abdulla Ali Kanoo Cup winner

Keeping his cool better than others, Steve Diaper returned home as the overall winner with a net 69 (gross 91) in the 47th Abdulla Ali Kanoo Cup competition at Awali Golf Club.

Waqas scores unbeaten ton as Alpha Fire rout Lanterns

Waqas Nasir scored a fine unbeaten century to lead Alpha Fire and Safety to a 180-run victory over Lanterns XI in the BFC-sponsored Cricket Bahrain (BCL-CBA Division) Premier League T20 Tournament.

Shaikh Abdulla for FIA-MENA meeting

Bahrain Motors Federation President and Chairman of International Karting at FIA Shaikh Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa will participate in the 3rd FIA-MENA meeting in Kuwait from tomorrow until Sunday.

Inter-Gulf Netball event set for off

THE 2015 Inter-Gulf Netball Championships are being held this weekend at Bahrain Rugby Football Club (BRFC) in Saar.

Drivers brace for Auto X thrilling finale at BIC

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) will host the fifth and final round of the 2014/2015 BIC Auto X Championship on Saturday.

AlKerlawi edge out Yuva Kerala

AlKerlawi defeated table toppers Yuva Kerala FC 2-1 in a thrilling round 7 match of MEM-sponsored FORD-TURK Kerala Super League yesterday.

RFC to keep line-up for Gulf Top Six

Bahrain Rugby Football Club's (RFC) first XV coach Mike Reid is expected to name close to an unchanged side for the penultimate round of the Gulf Top Six against Abu Dhabi this weekend, with Shane Stapleton the only confirmed absentee.

Deadline for registration

The International Tennis Federation has set today as the last day of registration for the upcoming Bahrain ITF Future Tennis Championship scheduled to take place from March 23 to 28.

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