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ICC Cricket World Cup match tickets being 20 times their original price

Tickets costing £150 are being sold online for £3,280

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January 19, 2019


Reports claim Arsenal’s Ramsey moving to Juventus

Midfielder’s contract with Gunners is expected to expire this summer

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January 11, 2019


Alcacer helps Spain rout Wales 4-1 in friendly

Paco Alcacer scored two goals for Spain

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October 12, 2018


Pakistan eliminated from Commonwealth Games 2018 hockey

QUEENSLAND: Pakistan were eliminated from the hockey event in the Commonwealth Games 2018. The green shirts had played three matches and did not win a single fixture. Their matches with Wales, India and England ended in draw. They will play their last match against Malaysia on Wednesday. Pakistan has put on a poor show in…

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April 10, 2018


Welsh zoo ‘outraged’ over killing of escaped big cat

NEWS DESK: A Welsh zoo has said it is “outraged” after the local council confirmed an escaped lynx had been “humanely destroyed”, reported The Independent. Lilleth, twice the size of a domestic cat, went on the run for over a week after escaping from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom in Ceredigion, near Aberystwyth, on 29 October….

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November 12, 2017


Muhammad replaces William in the top 10 boys’ names in England, Wales

NEWS DESK: Muhammad has replaced William in the top 10 most popular boys’ names in England and Wales, reported The Independent. The name has risen 35 places in the past decade, and now sits in eighth spot, with 3,908 boys born last year being given it. But if different spellings of the moniker are accounted for –…

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September 21, 2017


Euro 2016: Bale delighted to win ‘ugly’ with Wales

Wales star Gareth Bale said his side had been happy to win “ugly” after they edged British rivals Northern Ireland 1-0 to reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Saturday. Bale is the tournament’s top scorer with three goals, but he was kept at bay by Michael O’Neill’s side at Parc des Princes in Paris until…

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June 26, 2016


Boy made to drink beer in return for money  

PARIS: A little boy was cajoled into drinking a whole bottle of beer in French town of Lille by British football fans prior to Thursday’s Euro 2016 match against Wales, according to an eyewitness. The eyewitness, Michael Stothard is a Financial Times correspondent based in Paris. He said the England fans offered the seven-year boy,…

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June 17, 2016


Vardy, Sturridge rescue England against Wales

LENS: Jamie Vardy and Daniel Sturridge rose from the bench to score as England came from behind to defeat neighbours Wales 2-1 in Thursday’s all-British Euro 2016 clash in Lens. Just as he had in Wales’s opening 2-1 win over Slovakia, Gareth Bale put Chris Coleman’s side ahead with a long-range free-kick that England goalkeeper…

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June 16, 2016


Wales beat Slovakia 2-1 in Euro 2016

Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu scored a joyously celebrated 81st-minute winner as Wales marked their major tournament return by edging Slovakia 2-1 in Saturday’s Euro 2016 opener in Bordeaux. Playing their first game at a major championship since the 1958 World Cup, Wales took a 10th-minute lead courtesy of Gareth Bale’s fine free-kick, only for Slovakia substitute…

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June 11, 2016


Rugby-Australia recall banned quartet for Wales test

CARDIFF: Australia have recalled banned backs Adam Ashley-Cooper and Nick Cummins to the starting lineup for their final test of the year against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie had dished out one-match bans to six of his tour party after an inappropriate drinking session prior to the win over Ireland in Dublin…

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November 28, 2013


Sébastien Ogier wins Wales Rally

Sébastien Ogier crowned his remarkable World Rally Championship-winning season in style by clinching victory at the Wales Rally GB.

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November 19, 2013


Pakistan would be popular in England and Wales

LONDON: David Morgan, the ICC president, has said Pakistan would receive great support if they used England and Wales for “home” matches following the fallout from the Lahore terrorist attack. Bangladesh cancelled their hosting of Pakistan due to security concerns and the team's first international engagement will be in Dubai and Abu Dhabi next month…

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March 20, 2009


Recession kills off Scotland, Wales Euro 2016 bid

GLASGOW, Scotland: Scotland and Wales abandoned plans for a joint bid to host the 2016 European Championships on Sunday because funding the required infrastructure developments would be tough during the global economic downturn. The problems were exacerbated when UEFA announced plans to expand the tournament to 24 teams, which would require more stadiums, training camps…

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March 1, 2009


The Prince of Wales opens exhibition of Pakistan embroidery

LONDON: Heir to the British throne Prince Charles of Wales Tuesday attended the opening of a unique exhibition of contemporary textile works using traditional Pakistani craft skills. The exhibition titled 'Threads of Change' showcased result of a unique collaboration between skilled rural women artisans in Pakistan and international designers at The Prince's School of Traditional…

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November 19, 2008


Prince of Wales to attend Threads of Change exhibtion in Pakistan

LONDON: The heir to the British throne Prince Charles will attend the opening of a unique exhibition of contemporary textile works using traditional Pakistani craft skills here next week. 'Threads of Change' will showcase the result of a unique collaboration between skilled rural women artisans in Pakistan and international designers, it was announced on Thursday….

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November 6, 2008