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Real beat Barca in ‘El Clasico’

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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Real beat Barca in ‘El Clasico’

Real beat Barca in ‘El Clasico’

MADRID: Luis Suarez’s Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 yesterday thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema. Playing for the first time in a competitive game since being […]

Hammers nail City

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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Hammers nail City

Hammers nail City

LONDON: Diafra Sakho struck for a sixth successive Premier League game to secure West Ham’s shock 2-1 victory over Manchester City as the champions missed out on the chance to increase the pressure on leaders Chelsea yesterday. Senegal striker Sakho, signed during the close season for £4.5 million ($7.2 million) from Metz, headed West Ham’s […]

24 participants to compete as Oman rally returns to Mideast

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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24 participants to compete as Oman rally returns to Mideast

24 participants to compete as Oman rally returns to Mideast

The Oman rally returns to the Middle East area after 7 years absence. The manager of Oman trial rally 2014 Hani Shaaban said that the return of this rally to the Middle East agenda is a real support to the path and history of championship. We are quite optimistic to host officially one of the […]

Shiffrin, Fenninger share victory in World Cup GS

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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Shiffrin, Fenninger share victory in World Cup GS

Shiffrin, Fenninger share victory in World Cup GS

SOELDEN: Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season. The 19-year-old American, already dominating the women’s slalom circuit for two years, clinched her first GS win Saturday, sharing victory with overall World Cup champion Anna Fenninger in a tense season-opening race. “I wanted this so bad for so […]

Serena, Halep in final showdown

Posted by on 25/10/2014
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Serena, Halep in final showdown

Serena, Halep in final showdown

SINGAPORE: Serena Williams, her insatiable will to win as strong as ever, regained her composure after smashing her racquet and being on the brink of defeat to beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6 6-3 7-6(6) on Saturday and reach the title match at the WTA Finals. The world number one will face Simona Halep in today’s final […]

Six-wicket Shakib skittles Zimbabwe out in first Test

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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Six-wicket Shakib skittles Zimbabwe out in first Test

Six-wicket Shakib skittles Zimbabwe out in first Test

DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka yesterday. Shakib, who made his Test comeback after serving a three-month ban for poor discipline, led a three-pronged spin attack that strangled Zimbabwe on the slow wicket at the […]

Pakistan eye victory as Younis, Shehzad hit tons

Posted by on 25/10/2014
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Pakistan eye victory as Younis, Shehzad hit tons

Pakistan eye victory as Younis, Shehzad hit tons

DUBAI: Pakistan took a huge step towards victory in the first Test by taking four key Australian wickets after hundreds from Younis Khan and Ahmed Shehzad put them in the driving seat in Dubai yesterday. After setting an imposing 438-run target, Pakistan rattled the Australians through a brace of wickets apiece from spinners Zulfiqar Babar […]

Chelsea facing striker crisis before Man United match

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Chelsea facing striker crisis before Man United match

Chelsea facing striker crisis before Man United match

LONDON: Chelsea face the prospect of having veteran Didier Drogba as their only fit striker for their visit to Manchester United on Sunday in what is usually one of the standout matches of the Premier League season. Jose Mourinho’s league leaders will definitely be without their nine-goal top scorer Diego Costa, who has a hamstring […]

Real, Barcelona set for titanic ‘Clasico’ battle

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Real, Barcelona set for titanic ‘Clasico’ battle

Real, Barcelona set for titanic ‘Clasico’ battle

MADRID: Clashes between Real Madrid and Barcelona are rarely short on drama and tomorrow’s La Liga ‘Clasico’ may have more than its usual share with Luis Suarez poised to return from a biting ban and Barca team mate Lionel Messi on the brink of equalling the top-flight scoring record. Watched by millions around the world, […]

Kvitova sends Sharapova packing

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Kvitova sends Sharapova packing

Kvitova sends Sharapova packing

SINGAPORE: Maria Sharpova’s bid to end the year ranked number one was left hanging by a thread after she suffered a second straight defeat at the WTA Finals yesterday. The only woman capable of leapfrogging Serena Williams for the top spot, Sharapova was beaten 6-3 6-2 by Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova at Singapore’s Indoor Stadium. […]

Australia off to solid start in reply to Pakistan’s 454

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Australia off to solid start in reply to Pakistan’s 454

Australia off to solid start in reply to Pakistan’s 454

DUBAI: Australia got off to a solid start after wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed’s brilliant hundred guided Pakistan to a big first innings total of 454 in the first Test in Dubai yesterday. Opener David Warner smashed a quickfire 75 and Chris Rogers was on 31 to take Australia to 113 without loss at close of play […]

Atletico too good for Malmo

Posted by on 23/10/2014
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Atletico too good for Malmo

Atletico too good for Malmo

MADRID: Atletico Madrid moved a step closer to qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable 5-0 win over Malmo at the Vicente Calderon yesterday. It took last year’s finalists until after half-time to make the breakthrough, but once Koke had finished off a fine team move to open the scoring […]

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