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Dousary clinches Paralympics spot

Posted by on 21/07/2015
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Dousary clinches Paralympics spot

Dousary clinches Paralympics spot

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al- Otaibi congratulated the chairman and board members of Kuwait Handicapped Shooting Club on the qualification of Shooter Atef Al- Dousary to the Paralympics. He also appreciated the efforts of the supporting team. Al-Otaibi expressed his satisfaction at the improvement of the handicapped shooters […]

Outplayed and out-fought, England face selection headache

Posted by on 21/07/2015
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Outplayed and out-fought, England face selection headache

Outplayed and out-fought, England face selection headache

LONDON: Stick with a team that has been thrashed by Australia or ring the changes? That’s the dilemma facing England’s selectors when they meet on Tuesday to select a team for the third Ashes test following a 405-run humbling at the hands of Australia in the second test at Lord’s that finished prematurely on Sunday. […]

Ganguly to help advise way ahead after IPL suspensions

Posted by on 21/07/2015
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Ganguly to help advise way ahead after IPL suspensions

Ganguly to help advise way ahead after IPL suspensions

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket board has brought in former national team captain Sourav Ganguly to help put the Indian Premier League back on track after two of its teams were suspended by a Supreme Court-appointed committee last week. The Board of Control for Cricket in India, which runs the IPL, yesterday named the 43-year-old […]

FIFA sets election date as Blatter rules himself out

Posted by on 21/07/2015
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FIFA sets election date as Blatter rules himself out

FIFA sets election date as Blatter rules himself out

ZURICH: FIFA chiefs yesterday recommended proposals to reform the scandal tainted world football body and a special election on February 26 to replace president Sepp Blatter who finally declared he will not be a candidate. On a dramatic day Blatter was showered with fake dollar bills by a British comedian at the start of a […]

Mexico, Panama in Gold Cup semis

Posted by on 21/07/2015
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Mexico, Panama in Gold Cup semis

Mexico, Panama in Gold Cup semis

EAST RUTHERFORD: Mexico and Panama advanced to a Gold Cup semi-final showdown with triumphs Sunday, one thanks to a dramatic save and the other on a penalty kick after a controversial call. Mexican captain Andres Guardado scored the lone goal from the spot in the 124th minute to lift Mexico over Costa Rica 1-0 while […]

Cuba book Gold Cup quarters – Trinidad, Mexico draw in wild affair

Posted by on 17/07/2015
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Cuba book Gold Cup quarters – Trinidad, Mexico draw in wild affair

Cuba book Gold Cup quarters – Trinidad, Mexico draw in wild affair

What next? Indian cricket trying to keep IPL afloat

Posted by on 15/07/2015
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What next? Indian cricket trying to keep IPL afloat

What next? Indian cricket trying to keep IPL afloat

NEW DELHI: Cricket organizers were in crisis mode yesterday, weighing options for how to keep the Indian Premier League afloat after a Supreme Court-appointed committee announced two-year bans on two of the top clubs. Justice Lodha committee announced the suspensions Tuesday on former champions Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals while also proposing life bans […]

Sterling completes record move to Manchester City

Posted by on 15/07/2015
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Sterling completes record move to Manchester City

Sterling completes record move to Manchester City

MANCHESTER: Raheem Sterling became the most expensive English footballer in history when he signed for Manchester City from Liverpool on a five-year contract, the England forward’s new club announced on Tuesday. The 20-year-old completed his move to the 2014 Premier League champions after passing a medical in a deal worth an initial £44million but could […]

Nine poker players left, one will win $7.7 million

Posted by on 15/07/2015
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Nine poker players left, one will win $7.7 million

Nine poker players left, one will win $7.7 million

LAS VEGAS: For nine poker players, the dream is just beginning after outlasting 6,411 others in days of near marathon-length games to advance to the final table of the World Series of Poker’s no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event in November. Alex Turyansky of Germany was the last player eliminated shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday […]

Jamaica, Costa Rica advance in Gold Cup

Posted by on 15/07/2015
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Jamaica, Costa Rica advance in Gold Cup

Jamaica, Costa Rica advance in Gold Cup

KANSAS CITY: Jamaica scored a late winning goal while Costa Rica needed only a scoreless draw as both teams advanced from Group B to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday. Jamaica’s Garath McCleary tapped in a rebound in the 72nd minute to help his team beat El Salvador 1-0 and clinch the […]

IPL in turmoil as teams banned in betting scandal

Posted by on 14/07/2015
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IPL in turmoil as teams banned in betting scandal

IPL in turmoil as teams banned in betting scandal

NEW DELHI: Cricket’s Indian Premier League was thrown into turmoil yesterday when a Supreme Court-appointed panel suspended two of the eight teams after officials were found guilty of illegally betting on matches. India’s board said it would respect the verdict and pledged to clean up cricket after the shock decision to ban the Chennai Super […]

India defeat Zimbabwe

Posted by on 14/07/2015
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India defeat Zimbabwe

India defeat Zimbabwe

HARARE: Kedar Jadhav made Zimbabwe pay for a woeful dropped catch as his unbeaten century powered India to an 83- run victory in the third one-day international at Harare Sports Club yesterday and a series whitewash. Jadhav was on 41 when Elton Chigumbura put down the simplest of chances off the bowling of Graeme Cremer, […]

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