Premier League footballers, English cricketer prescribed banned drugs: report

Courtesy Dawn News LONDON: English Premier League footballers were among 150 sports stars prescribed banned performance-enhancing drugs, a London doctor claimed in an expose by The Sunday Times. The newspaper, which has been at the heart of several doping exposes involving international athletics over the last 12 months, conducted an undercover operation on London-based anti-ageing…

Elliott quits one-dayers

Courtesy Dawn News AUCKLAND: A year after he created what has been considered New Zealand’s most memorable cricketing moment, all-rounder Grant Elliott has retired from ODI cricket. Elliott, 37, hit a six from the penultimate ball off South Africa’s Dale Steyn in the World Cup semi-final last year to propel New Zealand to their first…