Swiss reach last 16, where Sweden await

Swiss reach last 16, where Sweden await Switzerland kept politics off the field and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Wednesday that saw the Europeans through to the next round of the World Cup where they will face Sweden. Pre-match attention had focussed on Granit Xhaka and Xherdan […]

Pakistan depart for Zimbabwe tour

Pakistan depart for Zimbabwe tour Photo Courtesy: PCB Official The Pakistan team left for its tour of Zimbabwe on Thursday night. The green shirts will play a tri-nation Twenty20 series against the hosts and Australia starting from July 1, 2018. They will also play five one-day internationals against Zimbabwe July 13 this year. Pakistan have […]

Cricket has over a billion fans, survey finds

Cricket has over a billion fans, survey finds A full house at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photo Courtesy: ESPNCricinfo The football World Cup may be attracting viewers across the planet but cricket has a huge audience too, with a fanbase of more than a billion people, a major new survey says. The report, conducted by […]

Five reasons Germany failed at the World Cup

Five reasons Germany failed at the World Cup Germany have failed to qualify from the group stages at a World Cup finals for the first time since 1938. Here are five reasons why Germany went crashing out of the World Cup in the group stage. Loew’s misguided loyalty Head coach Joachim Loew has always stuck […]