Pakistan captain Azhar Ali said his country owed a big thank-you to Sri Lanka.
That was the first ever inter-club match and it is also known as the "Rules derby" on account of being played under the Sheffield Rules, which would become the basis of the modern game although the match predated the codification of rules under the Football League by some decades.
LeBron James scored a team-high 21 points and equalled his season best of 16 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 128-120 win over Portland on Saturday.
A Croatian footballer kicked a chicken to death during a semi-pro match.
Trouble lies ahead after a change from a January-February to June-July tournament this year to avoid tug of wars between clubs and countries over the services of Europe-based stars.
Pakistan grabbed three early wickets pressing for a series-win Sunday in the second Test against Sri Lanka after home captain Azhar Ali hit a return-to-form century in Karachi.
A nightclub has filed a criminal complaint against Uruguay rugby players after they allegedly caused thousands of dollars damage on a night out during the World Cup, its lawyer said Thursday.
Kylian Mbappe proved to be a not-so-secret Santa in France, Atletico Madrid were touched by an Angel, Ajax and Inter Milan can enjoy a merry Christmas on top of the pile. But AC Milan are still not giving their fans what they want.
Lagardere Sports paid 1 million dollars in 2017 for the TV and marketing rights, but separate judgments ruled the deal illegal because there was no tender process.
Bizarrely, it was that day's losing side, Oldham Athletic, that recorded the biggest ever Boxind Day win some 27 years after their hiding in Tranmere. The Latics beat Southport 11-0 in Division Four on December 26, 1962, which remains a record.