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Spurs rout Heat in Game 3

Posted by on 12/06/2013
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Spurs rout Heat in Game 3

Spurs rout Heat in Game 3

SAN ANTONIO: Gary Neal may have dreamed it, though it was nothing Danny Green ever could have imagined. Not back when he was LeBron James’ teammate in Cleveland, scoring fewer points in the 2009-10 season than James scored in some games. So the idea of outscoring the fourtime MVP in an NBA Finals game? “Never […]

Australia in Kruse control for Jordan rout

Posted by on 11/06/2013
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Australia in Kruse control for Jordan rout

Australia in Kruse control for Jordan rout

MELBOURNE: Exciting young winger Robbie Kruse inspired Australia’s old guard to a thumping 4-0 win over Jordan which put them within sight of next year’s World Cup yesterday. Germany-based Kruse set up 30-somethings Mark Bresciano and Tim Cahill and then grabbed an eye-catching goal of his own, before veteran skipper Lucas Neill rounded off the […]

India down Windies to march into Champions Trophy semis

Posted by on 11/06/2013
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India down Windies to march into Champions Trophy semis

India down Windies to march into Champions Trophy semis

LONDON: World Cup holders India marched into the Champions Trophy semi-finals with an emphatic win over the West Indies yesterday that knocked arch-rivals Pakistan out of the race. A career-best five-wicket haul by Ravindra Jadeja and a second successive century from Shikhar Dhawan lifted India to an eight-wicket victory at the packed Oval ground on […]

ABK continues to present ‘Best Player’ prize at Volleyball Championship

Posted by on 11/06/2013
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ABK continues to present ‘Best Player’ prize at Volleyball Championship

ABK continues to present ‘Best Player’ prize at Volleyball Championship

KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait is keenly involved in lending support to the youth of Kuwait, and has always taken an enthusiastic interest to participate in several youth activities, with an emphasis on sport under the Bank’s CSR banner “Our Society…Our Responsibility”. ABK has therefore conducted the ‘Best Player’ prize as a recognition token […]

Brazil defeat France 3-0

Posted by on 10/06/2013
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Brazil defeat France 3-0

Brazil defeat France 3-0

PORTO ALEGRE: Brazil scrapped their way to a flattering 3-0 friendly win over France on Sunday in an ugly, disjointed match against opponents who are even worse off than themselves. Second-half goals from Oscar, Hernanes and Lucas gave the under-fire Confederations Cup hosts a timely pretournament tonic in the city where coach Luiz Felipe Scolari […]

Nadal shakes off protesters, Ferrer

Posted by on 09/06/2013
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Nadal shakes off protesters, Ferrer

Nadal shakes off protesters, Ferrer

PARIS: A bare-chested protestor who jumped on to court with a red flare and the dogged resistance of fellow Spaniard David Ferrer could not stop an irrepressible Rafa Nadal from storming to a record eighth French Open title with a 6-3 6-2 6- 3 win yesterday. The claycourt king was left startled in the sixth […]

Salah hat-trick keeps Egypt on winning trail

Posted by on 09/06/2013
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Salah hat-trick keeps Egypt on winning trail

Salah hat-trick keeps Egypt on winning trail

JOHANNESBURG: Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick as Egypt whipped Zimbabwe 4-2 yesterday to maintain a perfect 2014 World Cup qualifying record. The ‘Pharaohs’ top Group G with 12 points from four victories and could win it later Sunday if secondplace Guinea fail to collect maximum points at home against Mozambique. Congo-Brazzaville and Tunisia drew in […]

Kiwis survive Malinga scare in dramatic win

Posted by on 09/06/2013
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Kiwis survive Malinga scare in dramatic win

Kiwis survive Malinga scare in dramatic win

CARDIFF: New Zealand survived a hostile spell from sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga to carve out a tense one-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy yesterday. The Black Caps messed up a simple chase of Sri Lanka’s 138 all out and were reduced to 122-8, before the last-wicket pair of Tim Southee and […]

Serena reigns supreme in Paris

Posted by on 08/06/2013
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Serena reigns supreme in Paris

Serena reigns supreme in Paris

PARIS: Serena Williams won her second French Open title yesterday, 11 years after her first triumph, defeating title-holder Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 in a brief, but high-quality final. It was the 31-year-old American’s 16th Grand Slam title win, taking her to within two of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova who are tied for fourth on […]

Ukraine stun Montenegro

Posted by on 08/06/2013
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Ukraine stun Montenegro

Ukraine stun Montenegro

LONDON:Ukraine dented Montenegro’s hopes of qualifying for the World Cup finals for the first time with a stunning 4-0 win that blasted Group H wide open on Friday when the fancied teams were made to fight hard for their points. Scotland, who have no chance of reaching next year’s finals in Brazil, epitomised the battling […]

Bell tolls for England

Posted by on 08/06/2013
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Bell tolls for England

Bell tolls for England

BIRMINGHAM: Ian Bell starred as England drew first blood in a marathon sequence of matches against Australia with a 48-run victory over the title-holders in their Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston yesterday. Bell made 91 on his Warwickshire home ground, to the delight of a capacity 25,000 crowd, as England posted 269 for six after […]

Unstoppable Nadal edges Djokovic – Defending champion moves closer to 8 French Open title

Posted by on 07/06/2013
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Unstoppable Nadal edges Djokovic – Defending champion moves closer to 8 French Open title

Unstoppable Nadal edges Djokovic – Defending champion moves closer to 8 French Open title

PARIS: Defending champion Rafael Nadal moved closer to an historic eighth French Open title yesterday when he defeated world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-7 (3/7), 9-7 in a titanic semi-final. Nadal, the third seed, took his Paris record to a staggering 58 wins from 59 matches after recovering from 4-2 down in […]