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Totti’s Roma foiled by late late show by CSKA

Posted by on 25/11/2014
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Totti’s Roma foiled by late late show by CSKA

Totti’s Roma foiled by late late show by CSKA

MINSK: Vasily Berezutsky’s equaliser deep in injury time earned CSKA Moscow an unlikely 1-1 draw with Roma yesterday after Francesco Totti enhanced his standing as the Champions League’s oldest goalscorer. Totti, who claimed the scoring record against Manchester City in September, put Roma in front in the 43rd minute at the age of 38 years, […]

Hughes in critical condition – Hughes injured after being hit on helmet

Posted by on 25/11/2014
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Hughes in critical condition – Hughes injured after being hit on helmet

Hughes in critical condition – Hughes injured after being hit on helmet

SYDNEY: Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is in critical condition in a Sydney hospital after undergoing emergency surgery for a severe head injury suffered when he was struck on the helmet by a ball during a domestic match yesterday. The 25-year-old batsman was transferred to St Vincent’s intensive care unit after surgery and his condition is […]

Bahrain hosts field hockey festival

Posted by on 25/11/2014
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Bahrain hosts field hockey festival

Bahrain hosts field hockey festival

MANAMA: An unmatched field hockey festival atmosphere was created by the Indian Club to celebrate it’s Centenary by hosting the ever popular 6-A-Side field Hockey Championship on Nov 13-14 at its premises in Manama – Bahrain. The championship featured ten teams from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar besides the host country Bahrain. To add glamour […]

Saudi Arabia, Qatar in Gulf Cup final

Posted by on 24/11/2014
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Saudi Arabia, Qatar in Gulf Cup final

Saudi Arabia, Qatar in Gulf Cup final

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia national football team defeated UAE 3-2 in their semifinals match of the 22nd Gulf Cup at King Fahad International Stadium in the Saudi capital on Sunday. In the first half, Saudi Nasser Al- Shamrani scored his country’s first goals with a powerful shot , only to be followed by a second goal […]

Milan derby ends in draw on Mancini’s Inter return

Posted by on 24/11/2014
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Milan derby ends in draw on Mancini’s Inter return

Milan derby ends in draw on Mancini’s Inter return

MILAN: Roberto Mancini’s return to the Inter Milan bench after a six-year gap ended in a 1-1 draw against old rivals AC Milan in Serie A on Sunday. Napoli coach Rafael Benitez was fuming after his side squandered a 2-0 lead in a 3-3 draw with Cagliari while Torino missed their fifth consecutive penalty on […]

More Messi history up for grabs

Posted by on 24/11/2014
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More Messi history up for grabs

More Messi history up for grabs

NICOSIA: Fresh from becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga, Lionel Messi will have his sights on more history as he looks to repeat that feat in the Champions League when Barcelona visit APOEL Nicosia today. Messi’s double in the Catalans’ 2-0 win at Ajax three weeks ago took him level with Real Madrid […]

Rio launches 2016 mascots

Posted by on 24/11/2014
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Rio launches 2016 mascots

Rio launches 2016 mascots

RIO DE JANEIRO: Bright yellow and cat-like, with a green leaf-haired brother, the mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro were launched by organisers late on Sunday. The mascots, who are said to represent the animals and plants of Brazil, are a key part of the Olympics merchandising campaign which is […]

New Zealand pin hopes on bowlers to tackle Pakistan

Posted by on 24/11/2014
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New Zealand pin hopes on bowlers to tackle Pakistan

New Zealand pin hopes on bowlers to tackle Pakistan

SHARJAH: New Zealand hopes its seam and spin bowlers will once again prove a challenge for Pakistan’s strong batting lineup in a bid to level the three-test series when the third and final match begins at Sharjah from tomorrow. A bold declaration by Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum in Dubai last week jolted the Pakistan top […]

F1 champ meets Kuwaiti racing driver Ashkanani

Posted by on 23/11/2014
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F1 champ meets Kuwaiti racing driver Ashkanani

F1 champ meets Kuwaiti racing driver Ashkanani

ABU DHABI: 20 year old Kuwaiti racing Driver Zaid Ashkanani joins the Red Bull athlete family. To celebrate this achievement Zaid was welcomed by the team at the Infinity Red Bull Racing Garage during the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix. During his visit, Zaid was given a garage tour where he met many of the […]

All set for Mandela Cricket Cup in Kuwait

Posted by on 23/11/2014
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All set for Mandela Cricket Cup in Kuwait

All set for Mandela Cricket Cup in Kuwait

KUWAIT: The South African Embassy announced in a media statement that all arrangements are in place to host the first Nelson Mandela Cricket Cup for Youth Development in collaboration with Kuwait Cricket, the official governing body of Cricket in the State of Kuwait. This one day cricket carnival will feature dedicated ten school teams and […]

Kohli ready to captain India against Australia

Posted by on 23/11/2014
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Kohli ready to captain India against Australia

Kohli ready to captain India against Australia

ADELAIDE: Indian star Virat Kohli said yesterday he was ready for the in-your-face pressure in store for his Test captaincy debut against Australia in next month’s opening Gabba Test. Kohli will become India’s 32nd Test captain with regular skipper MS Dhoni missing the start of the four-Test series in Brisbane on December 4 against the […]

Anamul, Tamim set up easy win for Bangladesh

Posted by on 23/11/2014
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Anamul, Tamim set up easy win for Bangladesh

Anamul, Tamim set up easy win for Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG: Opening batsmen Anamul Haque and Tamim Iqbal each struck a halfcentury to set up an easy 68-run win for Bangladesh in the second one-day international against Zimbabwe in Chittagong yesterday. Anamul made 80 off 110 balls while Tamim cracked 76 off 98 balls as Bangladesh posted 251-7 before dismissing Zimbabwe for 183 runs in […]

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