Britain’s Chris Froome will attempt to become the first rider to claim the Giro d’Italia/Tour de France double for 20 years after confirming yesterday he would tackle both races in 2018. Italian great Marco Pantani was the last man to achieve the feat in 1998, since when several greats have tried an
Lionel Messi hopes to end his career at Barcelona after ending months of speculation yesterday by signing a contract extension to 2021, sealing an agreement reached in July, the club announced.
The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has announced that it will host its annual Open House event for prospective students and valued sponsorship partners, Hamad Medical Corporation and Sidra Medicine.
Qatar has maintained a moral high ground over the last six months of the siege, ensuring that people living in the blockading countries are not harmed by the crisis, Ministry of Interior's senior project manager Khalifa Khan told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat.
Brent crude futures were down 1 cent to $60.43 per barrel at 11:42 am EDT, and yet the benchmark was still close to its highest level since July 2015.
In preparation for season four of the Indian Super League (ISL) starting in mid-November, Delhi Dynamos concluded its two-week pre-season training camp at Aspire Academy on Thursday.
Zimbabwe yesterday banned fruit and vegetable imports to preserve its dwindling reserves of hard currency, drawing immediate warnings of food shortages.
UK GDP +1.5% in Q2 year-on-year; sterling falls as data paints weak picture; current account deficit bigger than expected; BoE’s Carney sees rate hike in ‘relatively’ near term; UK house price growth weakest since 2013; BoE says mortgage approvals fall
Sri Lanka is in talks with two Chinese companies about investing up to $3bn to build in a new refinery at its Chinese-controlled port, a top government official has said.