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Giants overpower Royals to win World Series

Posted by on 30/10/2014
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Giants overpower Royals to win World Series

Giants overpower Royals to win World Series

KANSAS CITY: A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated his World Series performance for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third championship in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. The big left-hander came out of the bullpen to throw five scoreless innings on two […]

Dramatic first defeat for Juve; Napoli draw – Roma pull level with Juventus

Posted by on 30/10/2014
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Dramatic first defeat for Juve; Napoli draw – Roma pull level with Juventus

Dramatic first defeat for Juve; Napoli draw – Roma pull level with Juventus

MILAN: Genoa handed Serie A leaders and titleholders Juventus a dramatic first league defeat of the season when Luca Antonini scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give them a 1-0 win on Wednesday. Napoli continued on their erratic way as they threw away chances in a 1-1 draw at Atalanta where Jose […]

Real begin King’s Cup defense with 4-1 win

Posted by on 30/10/2014
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Real begin King’s Cup defense with 4-1 win

Real begin King’s Cup defense with 4-1 win

BARCELONA: Raphael Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defense of their King’s Cup crown with a 4-1 victory against thirdtier part-timers Cornella on Wednesday. The last-32, first leg pitted the world’s richest club by income, with annual revenues of more than 600 million euros ($758 million), against a club with […]

Red Bull Car Park Drift Starts Today

Posted by on 30/10/2014
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Red Bull Car Park Drift Starts Today

Red Bull Car Park Drift Starts Today

Red Bull Car Park Drift has become a highly anticipated yearly event, not only in Kuwait but in most of the Middle Eastern countries participating in the regional competitions. The finals in Kuwait will start today to determine the drifter who will compete in the Regional Final in Dubai on November 28. The competition, sponsored […]

Red Bull Car Park Drift Qualifier Starts Today – Organized by Basel Salem Al Sabah Motor Racing Club

Posted by on 30/10/2014
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Red Bull Car Park Drift Qualifier Starts Today – Organized by Basel Salem Al Sabah Motor Racing Club

Red Bull Car Park Drift Qualifier Starts Today – Organized by Basel Salem Al Sabah Motor Racing Club

Red Bull Car Park Drift has become a highly anticipated yearly event, not only in Kuwait but in most of the Middle Eastern countries participating in the regional competitions. The qualifier which will start today will determine the top drifters who will compete in the National Final on Friday 31st of October. This day will […]

Pakistan warned to brace for Australia backlash

Posted by on 29/10/2014
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Pakistan warned to brace for Australia backlash

Pakistan warned to brace for Australia backlash

DUBAI: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has warned his team to beware a backlash from a wounded Australia in the second and final Test in Abu Dhabi starting today. Pakistan thrashed the Australians by 221 runs in Dubai on Sunday, with their spinners rattling through the visitors’ batsmen on a slow pitch. The defeat cost the […]

Dortmund cruise in German Cup

Posted by on 29/10/2014
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Dortmund cruise in German Cup

Dortmund cruise in German Cup

BERLIN: Borussia Dortmund bounced back after slumping to their fourth straight Bundesliga defeat against Hanover 96 at the weekend, cruising past second tier St Pauli 3-0 on Tuesday to reach the German Cup third round. Ciro Immobile, under-fire for his lack of goals this season, tapped the visitors in front after 33 minutes before Marco […]

Premier League giants squeeze into q-finals

Posted by on 29/10/2014
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Premier League giants squeeze into q-finals

Premier League giants squeeze into q-finals

MANCHESTER: Mario Balotelli sparked a dramatic fightback by Liverpool and Chelsea needed a late own goal to edge past plucky fourthtier opposition as the two Premier League giants squeezed into the League Cup quarterfinals. Late goals settled four of the five last-16 matches on Tuesday — and two were scored at Anfield as Liverpool came […]

Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners

Posted by on 28/10/2014
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Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners

Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners

SEOUL: Manny Pacquiao is more than three weeks out from his next title defence against unbeaten American Chris Algieri but the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) welterweight champion is already in devastating form, trainer Freddie Roach says. Sparring partner Viktor Postol, the number one contender in the World Boxing Council’s super lightweight division, would undoubtedly agree […]

Anelka fails to inspire as Mumbai loses badly

Posted by on 28/10/2014
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Anelka fails to inspire as Mumbai loses badly

Anelka fails to inspire as Mumbai loses badly

CHENNAI: Former France striker Nicolas Anelka had a forgettable return from suspension when his Mumbai franchise team was drubbed 5-1 by Chennaiyin in the Indian Super League yesterday. The 35-year-old Anelka, who sat out the first three matches because of a five-match ban imposed in England for a racially aggravated goal celebration that led to […]

US qualifier rolls at Paris Masters

Posted by on 28/10/2014
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US qualifier rolls at Paris Masters

US qualifier rolls at Paris Masters

PARIS: American qualifier Sam Querrey reached the second round of the Paris Masters by beating 2012 runner-up Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4 Monday. Querrey had 17 aces to 12 for Janowicz, a 2013 Wimbledon semifinalist from Poland, and 46 winners to 32. Richard Gasquet of France, Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany and Dominic Thiem of […]

‘People’s Player’ Tevez back in Argentina fold

Posted by on 28/10/2014
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‘People’s Player’ Tevez back in Argentina fold

‘People’s Player’ Tevez back in Argentina fold

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina’s forgotten man Carlos Tevez has been included in the squad for the first time in three years for next month’s friendlies in England against Croatia and Portugal. The 30-year-old striker, dubbed the ‘People’s Player’ by former coach Diego Maradona, last played for his country at the 2011 Copa America on home soil […]

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