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Imperious Marquez wins 11th race of the season

Posted by on 31/08/2014
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Imperious Marquez wins 11th race of the season

Imperious Marquez wins 11th race of the season

SILVERSTONE: Runaway world championship leader Marc Marquez made it 11 wins from 12 races this season yesterday as he won the British MotoGP at Silverstone. The 21-year-old Spanish Honda rider-who on Saturday claimed his 10th pole position of the campaign-prevailed in a stunning duel with compatriot and two-time world champion Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha. […]

Zimbabwe beat Australia for first time in 31 years

Posted by on 31/08/2014
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Zimbabwe beat Australia for first time in 31 years

Zimbabwe beat Australia for first time in 31 years

HARARE: Zimbabwe beat Australia for the first time in 31 years yesterday as captain Elton Chigumbura’s 52 not out led his team to a famous three-wicket win in the ODI triangular series. Chigumbura carried the tournament host to 211-7, overhauling Australia’s below-par 209-9 on a tough batting strip at Harare Sports Club. Opposite number Michael […]

Sanchez on target as Leicester hold Arsenal

Posted by on 31/08/2014
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Sanchez on target as Leicester hold Arsenal

Sanchez on target as Leicester hold Arsenal

LEICESTER: Leonardo Ulloa cancelled out Alexis Sanchez’s first Premier League goal as promoted Leicester City held Arsenal to a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium yesterday. In the absence of the injured Olivier Giroud, close-season arrival Sanchez added to his crucial Champions League winner against Besiktas in mid-week with a 20th-minute opener for Arsene […]

Sandro hands Barca win at Villarreal

Posted by on 31/08/2014
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Sandro hands Barca win at Villarreal

Sandro hands Barca win at Villarreal

MADRID: Barcelona made it two wins in as many games under new coach Luis Enrique as 19-yearold Sandro Ramirez’s debut goal eight minutes from time was enough to hand them a 1-0 win at Villarreal yesterday. Sandro had replaced the ineffective Pedro Rodriguez for the final 20 minutes as Barca looked set for a frustrating […]

Djokovic, Murray sail on, Serena stands up for US

Posted by on 31/08/2014
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Djokovic, Murray sail on, Serena stands up for US

Djokovic, Murray sail on, Serena stands up for US

NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed on course for a mouth-watering US Open quarter-final showdown Saturday as five-time women’s champion Serena Williams stood alone as America’s last singles title hope. But as the heavyweights of the sport eased into the fourth round, the women’s draw was blown open again when Wimbledon champion Petra […]

India spin to win against England

Posted by on 30/08/2014
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India spin to win against England

India spin to win against England

NOTTINGHAM: India’s spinners again proved England’s undoing as the tourists won the third one-day international at Trent Bridge yesterday by six wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. World champions India, chasing a modest 228 for victory, cruised to 228 for four with seven overs to spare. Ambati Rayudu, only playing because […]

Lanka rout Pakistan to clinch ODI series

Posted by on 30/08/2014
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Lanka rout Pakistan to clinch ODI series

Lanka rout Pakistan to clinch ODI series

DAMBULLA: Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit an unbeaten 50 as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the final onedayer yesterday to clinch the series 2-1. Dhammika Prasad chipped in with two wickets as the hosts bowled Pakistan out for 102 and then surpassed the Duckworth-Lewis target of 101 in […]

Nissan, UEFA Champions League to launch exclusive goal of the week

Posted by on 30/08/2014
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Nissan, UEFA Champions League to launch exclusive goal of the week

Nissan, UEFA Champions League to launch exclusive goal of the week

KUWAIT: As the UEFA Champions League group stage draw takes place in Monaco, Nissan announced the first phase of its exclusive partnership activity with ‘UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week engineered by Nissan.’ This competition gives fans from around the world the chance to vote on the best and most exciting goals of Europe’s […]

City stunned as Diouf gives Stoke shock win

Posted by on 30/08/2014
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City stunned as Diouf gives Stoke shock win

City stunned as Diouf gives Stoke shock win

MANCHESTER: Manchester City crashed to a shock 1- 0 defeat against Stoke as Senegal striker Mame Biram Diouf stunned the Premier League champions yesterday. Manuel Pellegrini’s team were beaten on home turf for the first time in the league since February thanks to Diouf’s fine solo run and a poor piece of goalkeeping from City’s […]

Chelsea overpower Everton in goalfest

Posted by on 30/08/2014
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Chelsea overpower Everton in goalfest

Chelsea overpower Everton in goalfest

LONDON: Chelsea overpowered Everton 6-3 in a remarkable game yesterday to preserve their 100 percent record in the Premier League, after Manchester City were stunned by Stoke City. Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea led 2-0, 3-1, and 4-2, but Everton kept coming back at them and it was not until Diego Costa made it 6-3 with his […]

Djokovic, Serena, Murray sail through in US Open

Posted by on 29/08/2014
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Djokovic, Serena, Murray sail through in US Open

Djokovic, Serena, Murray sail through in US Open

NEW YORK:  Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked up her 80th US Open win as the top seeds eased into the third round on Thursday. They were joined in the last 32 by 2012 winner Andy Murray and reigning Wimbledon women’s champion […]

103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man – Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’

Posted by on 28/08/2014
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103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man – Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’

103-year-old challenges world’s fastest man – Japan’s ‘Golden Bolt’

KYOTO: Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: “let’s rumble!” Hidekichi Miyazaki-who holds the 100 metres world record for centenarians at 29.83 seconds and is dubbed ‘Golden Bolt’ after the Jamaican flyer-plans to wait another five years for […]

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