Pro-China party wins Maldives election in landslide

Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu’s party earned a landslide victory in parliamentary elections, local media reported on Monday, a result set to move the Indian Ocean archipelago closer to China and away from traditional partner India. Muizzu’s People’s National Congress, also known as PNC, won 71 of the 93 seats available on Sunday, preliminary results from … Read more

Nelly Korda ties LPGA Tour record with 5th straight victory, wins Chevron Championship for 2nd major

THE WOODLANDS, Texas: Nelly Korda couldn’t have imagined the incredible run she’s put together this season while at home recovering from a blood clot that required surgery in 2022. “Because obviously then I was just more scared for my health,” she said. “Competing was kind of on the back seat. I was not thinking about … Read more

American golfer John Catlin wins 2024 Saudi Open in Riyadh

Chasing 5th straight win, Nelly Korda is 2 shots back at Chevron Championship after a first-round 68 THE WOODLANDS, Texas: Nelly Korda, who is looking to tie an LPGA Tour record with her fifth straight win, shot a 4-under 68 on Thursday in the opening round of the Chevron Championship, leaving her two shots behind … Read more

Pakistan wins the toss and elects to field in 2nd T20 against New Zealand

MUSCAT: Even to cricket aficionados — sometimes referred to as badgers — the various ways teams can qualify for the world’s major tournaments might appear opaque. As may the term “badger”. Badgers are known for their tenacity, focus and persistence, qualities which can apply to those who dedicate chunks of their life to the game, … Read more

Co-favorite I Am Maximus wins the Grand National Steeple Chase

AL-AMARAT: On April 12, the men’s Asia Premier Cup got away to a flying start on Oman’s two side by side turf grounds at Al Amerat, Muscat. This excellent facility provides the opportunity for two matches to be played on each turf per day. The press tent is situated between the two grounds so that … Read more

Rahm’s Legion XIII claim team competition, Burmester wins individual title at LIV Golf Miami

MIAMI: Sergio Garcia has played so many competitive rounds on the Blue Monster during his legendary career that there are no longer any surprises. He hopes that experience will pay off Sunday with his first win on the iconic course — and his first win in the LIV Golf League. The Fireballs GC captain shot … Read more

Korda wins 4th straight LPGA Tour start, beating Maguire in T-Mobile Match Play

MIAMI: Sergio Garcia has played so many competitive rounds on the Blue Monster during his legendary career that there are no longer any surprises. He hopes that experience will pay off Sunday with his first win on the iconic course — and his first win in the LIV Golf League. The Fireballs GC captain shot … Read more

Rahm’s Legion XIII claim team competition, Burmester wins individual title at LIV Golf Miami

MIAMI: Defending Masters champion Jon Rahm and Legion XIII teammate Tyrrell Hatton will head to Augusta National this week after celebrating their second LIV Golf team victory of the season. Stinger GC’s Dean Burmester is not in the field for the year’s first major, but he made a bold statement Sunday on one of golf’s … Read more

Rahm’s Legion XIII claim team competition, Burmester wins individual title at LIV Golf Miami

Rahm’s Legion XIII claim team competition, Burmester wins individual title at LIV Golf Miami MIAMI: Defending Masters champion Jon Rahm and Legion XIII teammate Tyrrell Hatton will head to Augusta National this week after celebrating their second LIV Golf team victory of the season. Stinger GC’s Dean Burmester is not in the field for the … Read more