Astros turn to Justin Verlander to close out Yankees

Justin Verlander has been put in just about every situation on the mound and come out of them all as one of the game’s best pitchers. Even so, his accomplishments do not protect him from the nerves…

Yankees’ nightmare encapsulated in this one inning

After the Yankees squandered a terrific chance to break the game open — and perhaps knock out Zack Greinke — in the first inning Thursday, they saw another opportunity materialize during their 8-3 …

Eddie Hearn states no one to blame for Patrick Day's death

The 27-year-old was pronounced dead on Wednesday evening despite having undergone emergency brain surgery over the weekend

Japan may be capturing the imagination, but they could also save rugby union

In an age where bigger is always better, Japan’s evasive and passing-dependent game could be key in protecting the sport and those who play it

China's economic growth slowest in almost 30 years - business live

Rolling coverage of the latest business and economic news, as fresh data shows Chinese GDP grew at its weakest rate since the early 1990s

Oil ebbs as China's slowest GDP growth in almost three decades...

Oil prices slid on Friday on jitters over demand from China after the world's largest oil importer recorded its weakest quarter of economic growth in nearly three decades, dragged down by a trade...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Rejects Calls for Social Media Ban on Trump, Defends Platform’s Ad Policy

Former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign lashed out at Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday over a speech where the Facebook CEO defended his company's decision not to remove political adverts containing what is alleged to be false information.

Court to hear Russian's claim that Apple 'turned him gay'

A Moscow court on Thursday holds a preliminary hearing in the case of a Russian man who is suing US tech giant Apple for allegedly turning him gay. He is seeking 1 million rubles (S$21,295) in damages from Apple for sending him a cryptocurrency known as GayCoin instead of the Bitcoin he had ordered. The bizarre civil suit has been filed in a coun

Yankees don’t look good in loss to Astros in Game 4, season on brink

CC Sabathia threw a cutter to George Springer and grimaced from the pain in his left shoulder, then covered his face with his glove as he walked to the dugout after what was likely the final pitch of his career.

Holiday Inn-owner IHG bruised by weak bookings in China, Hong Kong

Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group blamed lower business bookings in China and protests in Hong Kong for a 0.8% fall in quarterly revenue per room on Friday, the latest company to be pinc...

Heartbreaking end leaves CC Sabathia in ‘a lot of pain’

The Yankee Stadium crowd roared, rising to its feet for a warm-up pitch in the eighth inning of a game the Yankees were six outs away from losing and reaching the brink of elimination in the ALCS. …

Mapped: In India’s wealthiest city, the ultra-rich and slum dwellers share neighbourhoods

A game of halves.

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