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Wenger hit with misconduct charge

Posted by on 23/01/2017
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Wenger hit with misconduct charge

Wenger hit with misconduct charge

LONDON:  Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was charged with misconduct by England’s governing Football Association yesterday after an alleged altercation with the fourth official during Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League win over Burnley. The veteran French boss was dismissed from his technical area by referee Jon Moss after being angered by the award of a stoppage-time penalty […]

Messi, Suarez help Barca to down Eibar

Posted by on 23/01/2017
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Messi, Suarez help Barca to down Eibar

Messi, Suarez help Barca to down Eibar

MADRID (AP) – With Lionel Messi’s fifth goal in six games this year, Barcelona comfortably  defeated Eibar 4-0 on Sunday to keep pace with leaders Real Madrid and Sevilla at the halfway point  of the Spanish league. Substitute Denis Suarez, Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and Brazil forward Neymar also scored  as the defending champions cruised […]

Breathless Nadal, Serena in q-finals

Posted by on 23/01/2017
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Breathless Nadal, Serena in q-finals

Breathless Nadal, Serena in q-finals

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal struggled into his first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2015 at the Australian Open yesterday, as Serena Williams accelerated towards a record title and the number one ranking. Nadal, searching for a revival after injuries wrecked last season, was tested by France’s Gael Monfils before winning 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 to book a […]

New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

Posted by on 23/01/2017
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New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

New Zealand sweep Bangladesh series

CHRISTCHURCH: A Bangladesh batting implosion saw New Zealand cruise to a comfortable nine wicket win in the second Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch yesterday. Bangladesh were all out for 173 in their second innings, with the damage done when they lost five for 23 in the middle of the innings. New Zealand were left […]

Costa gives Chelsea breathing space

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Costa gives Chelsea breathing space

Costa gives Chelsea breathing space

LONDON:  Diego Costa marked his comeback with a goal as Chelsea overcame an obdurate Hull City side 2-0 yesterday to surge eight points clear at the Premier League summit. Costa missed Chelsea’s 3-0 win at Leicester City last weekend due to a back problem, amid reports he had rowed with a fitness coach after being […]

Ice-cool Sanchez lifts 10-man Arsenal to dramatic win

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Ice-cool Sanchez lifts 10-man Arsenal to dramatic win

Ice-cool Sanchez lifts 10-man Arsenal to dramatic win

LONDON:  Alexis Sanchez kept his nerve to haul 10-man Arsenal into second place in the Premier League as the Chilean’s last-gasp penalty sealed a dramatic 2-1 home win over Burnley yesterday.  Arsene Wenger’s side appeared to have blown their chance to get back in the title race when Burnley’s Andre Gray scored a stoppage-time penalty […]

Warner helps Australia seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Warner helps Australia seal ODI series win over Pakistan

Warner helps Australia seal ODI series win over Pakistan

SYDNEY:  Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blasted his players after their blunders helped Australia secure their one-day series at Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series. Set an imposing 354 to win, Pakistan were never really in the hunt. After Australia made 353 for six on the back of a […]

Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

Injured Mathews wins it for Sri Lanka

JOHANNESBURG:  Injured captain Angelo Mathews hit two sixes in the last over to hand Sri Lanka a series-levelling three-wicket win in the second Twenty20 international against South Africa yesterday.  But the win came at a cost. Mathews said at the after-match presentation that he could miss the rest of the tour after twisting his right […]

Jadhav’s 90 in vain as England wins third ODI

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Jadhav’s 90 in vain as England wins third ODI

Jadhav’s 90 in vain as England wins third ODI

KOLKATA:  England narrowly avoided an Indian sweep of the one-day international series, winning the third and final cricket match by five runs as Ben Stokes took 3-63 and Kedar Jadhav’s fighting 90 went in vain yesterday. India fell short on 316-9 in reply to England’s 321-8 in 50 overs. Stokes blasted an undefeated 57 off […]

Bangladesh Cricket player Arafat Sunny arrested over photos of girlfriend

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Bangladesh Cricket player Arafat Sunny arrested over photos of girlfriend

Bangladesh Cricket player Arafat Sunny arrested over photos of girlfriend

DHAKA: Bangladesh police yesterday arrested national cricketer Arafat Sunny for allegedly breaching strict internet laws after his girlfriend accused him of uploading sensitive photos on social media. Police raided the home of the 30-year-old slow left-arm bowler in the Dhaka suburb of Aminbazar after his longtime girlfriend filed a complaint two weeks ago, said local […]

Top-ranked Murray, Kerber crash in day of upsets

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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Top-ranked Murray, Kerber crash in day of upsets

Top-ranked Murray, Kerber crash in day of upsets

MELBOURNE, Jan  22, 2017 (AFP) – World number ones Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber both crashed out of the Australian Open on a day of major upsets yesterday, as Roger Federer fought his way closer to an 18th Grand Slam title. Murray was stunned by 50th-ranked serve-and-volley specialist Mischa Zverev in four sets before Kerber, […]

KUWAIT TIMES NBA POWER RANKINGS

Posted by on 22/01/2017
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