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US demolish Japan to win World Cup

Posted by on 06/07/2015
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US demolish Japan to win World Cup

US demolish Japan to win World Cup

VANCOUVER: Carli Lloyd became the first woman to score a hattrick in a World Cup final as she inspired the United States to a 5-2 demolition of defending champions Japan on Sunday. The United States, winners in 1991 and 1999, became the first nation to win the crown three times and avenged their loss to […]

Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka with Masood-Younis show

Posted by on 06/07/2015
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Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka with Masood-Younis show

Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka with Masood-Younis show

PALLEKELE: Shan Masood and Younis Khan compiled unbeaten centuries to keep Pakistan in the hunt for a landmark victory in the seriesdeciding third and final Test against Sri Lanka yesterday. Set a challenging target of 377 runs, the tourists recovered from a shaky 13-2 to move to 230 without further loss by stumps on the […]

Nani joins Fenerbahce from United for 6m euros

Posted by on 06/07/2015
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Nani joins Fenerbahce from United for 6m euros

Nani joins Fenerbahce from United for 6m euros

ISTANBUL: Portuguese star Nani yesterday joined Fenerbahce from Manchester United for six million euros as the Istanbul giants seek to add a glittering array of foreign talent to their ranks ahead of the new season, the Turkish club said. After last month’s signing of Danish centre back Simon Kjaer, Fenerbahce are reportedly also pursuing Manchester […]

Chile stun Argentina to win Copa crown

Posted by on 05/07/2015
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Chile stun Argentina to win Copa crown

Chile stun Argentina to win Copa crown

VIVA welcomes Diego Costa on his first visit to Kuwait

Posted by on 05/07/2015
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VIVA welcomes Diego Costa on his first visit to Kuwait

VIVA welcomes Diego Costa on his first visit to Kuwait

KUWAIT: Being the platinum sponsor of the annual Al Roudan Indoor Football Tournament, VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, took part in a private event hosted by the organizers to meet the well-known football player Diego da Silva Costa. VIVA’s Corporate Communications team and esteemed guests welcomed Costa at the VIP hall at […]

Mathews puts Sri Lanka on top in deciding Test

Posted by on 05/07/2015
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Mathews puts Sri Lanka on top in deciding Test

Mathews puts Sri Lanka on top in deciding Test

PALLEKELE: Skipper Angelo Mathews battled his way to an unbeaten 77 as Sri Lanka seized the advantage in the series-deciding third and final Test against Pakistan in Pallekele yesterday. The hosts gained a first innings lead of 63 runs and then recovered from 35-3 in their second knock to post 228-5 by stumps on a […]

South Africa crush Bangladesh

Posted by on 05/07/2015
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South Africa crush Bangladesh

South Africa crush Bangladesh

DHAKA: Skipper Faf du Plessis scored an unbeaten half century to set up a crushing 52-run win for South Africa over Bangladesh in the first Twenty20 international in Dhaka yesterday. Du Plessis helped the visitors recover from a shaky start with an unbeaten 79 off 61 balls, his sixth half-century in Twenty20 internationals, which included […]

Finance Ministry Soccer tourney

Posted by on 05/07/2015
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Finance Ministry Soccer tourney

Finance Ministry Soccer tourney

KUWAIT: The second Indoor Finance Ministry Soccer Tournament was held at Martyr Qushaian Al-Mutairi Hall of Al-Nasser Sports Club under the patronage of Commercial Bank of Kuwait and Al- Mane Travel Agency, as well as Al-Nasser Sports Club. The final match was between the Financial Affairs and the Guidance and Accounts. The match was attended […]

Hamilton clinches British Grand Prix – Extends lead with impressive win

Posted by on 05/07/2015
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Hamilton clinches British Grand Prix – Extends lead with impressive win

Hamilton clinches British Grand Prix – Extends lead with impressive win

SILVERSTONE: Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton won his second successive British Grand Prix yesterday to extend his lead in the championship standings over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. Hamilton-the first British driver since David Coulthard in 1999/2000 to post successive wins in the race-came home 10 seconds clear of Rosberg in yet another Mercedes 1-2, with […]

Federer defies big-serving Groth

Posted by on 04/07/2015
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Federer defies big-serving Groth

Federer defies big-serving Groth

LONDON: Seven-time champion Roger Federer defeated big-serving Australian Sam Groth to reach the Wimbledon last 16 yesterday while Dustin Brown, the conqueror of Rafael Nadal returned to earth with a bump. Second seed Federer clinched a 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 victory over world number 69 Groth who fired a 147mph ace in the third […]

All eyes on Messi – Dream Copa America final

Posted by on 04/07/2015
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All eyes on Messi – Dream Copa America final

All eyes on Messi – Dream Copa America final

SANTIAGO: Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years late yesterday when they face hosts Chile in a dream Copa America final in Santiago. The three-week South American football showpiece reaches its climax at the Estadio Nacional with Argentina aiming to win their first title since 1993, 12 months […]

Japan and US set for spicy World Cup final rematch

Posted by on 04/07/2015
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Japan and US set for spicy World Cup final rematch

Japan and US set for spicy World Cup final rematch

VANCOUVER: The United States arrive at the Women’s World Cup final battle-hardened and seeking revenge, while Japan enter today’s match determined to retain the trophy they denied the Americans four years ago. It all adds up to a spicy finale to the global showcase that began on June 6 under the shadow of a FIFA […]