The 38-year-old Gayle scored only 38 runs in four innings on the West Indies’ disastrous tour of New Zealand which ended on Wednesday with a 119-run loss in the third Twenty20 international.
Former world number one Andy Murray has pulled out of the Australian Open after failing to recover from a hip injury, tournament organizers said on Thursday.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson will open a marijuana ranch in the southern California with the state legalising the sale of non-medical marijuana on the first day of 2018.
India’s status as the world’s No. 1 Test team will face a fierce examination when they come up against second-ranked South Africa in a three-Test series that starts at Newlands on Friday.
Douglas Costa opened scoring for Juve after a quarter of an hour against Torino, with Croatian Mandzukic adding the second goal amid controversy to set up a 2-0 win and semis meeting with Atalanta.
Asian number one Nishikori has not played competitively since last August after suffering a torn tendon in his right wrist during a practice session at Cincinnati.
In a bizarre finish to the regulation twenty overs in a women’s Big Bash League T20 match on Wednesday, the Sydney Sixes secured a dramatic tie off the last ball of the match, only to lose the match later to Melbourne Renegades, who made up for their early celebrations by winning in the Super Over.
Elise Mertens fended off Daria Gavrilova while David Goffin blitzed his way past Thanasi Kokkinakis as Belgium secured a 3-0 victory over Australia in the Hopman Cup on Wednesday.
World number one Simona Halep assured herself of top billing for the Australian Open after powering past local hope Duan Yingying and into the quarter-finals of the Shenzhen Open in China on Wednesday.
Slovenian Bedene saved 12 out of 15 break points to push the Austrian but the world No. 5 Thiem survived the test 7-5, 6-4 and will now face rising Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Diego Costa scored for Atletico Madrid just five minutes into his return as the club cruised to a 4-0 win at Lleida Esportiu in the Spanish Copa Del Rey on Wednesday.
NorthEast United FC have sacked their Portuguese coach Joao de Deus after their dismal show in the ongoing Indian Super League season. The John Abraham-owned side have won just one match out of seven they have played so far.
Croatian Marin Cilic on Wednesday acknowledged that there were issues with regard to players’ payment during the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), which shut down last year due to financial crunch.
Defending champions Chennai Smashers went down to Delhi Dashers in an unfortunate fashion after they had to concede the last match of the tie due to an ankle injury to Gabrielle Adcock in the Vodafone Premier Badminton League here on Wednesday.
Hector Bellerin came to Arsenal’s rescue as the defender’s last-gasp strike earned a dramatic 2-2 draw in a heated London derby against Chelsea on Wednesday.
Maxwell, who has played 80 ODIs for his country, can be one of the most destructive and entertaining batsmen in world cricket on his day but captain Steve Smith said he needed to be more consistent.
Match kicked-off two hours and forty-five minutes after scheduled time on Wednesday and ended more than half an hour past midnight after Goa team was left stranded at the airport all day long.
Woakes’s injury increases the likelihood that leg-spinner Mason Crane will make his debut at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
Mason Crane will make his debut in the fifth and final Ashes test against Australia this week after all-rounder Chris Woakes was ruled out of the match by injury.