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Suarez fires Barcelona nine clear in Sociedad fightback

Posted by on 15/01/2018
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Suarez fires Barcelona nine clear in Sociedad fightback

Suarez fires Barcelona nine clear in Sociedad fightback

Messi overtakes Gerd Muller with 366th La Liga strike MADRID: Luis Suarez stole the show with a brace and an assist as Barcelona fought back from two goals down to win 4-2 at Real Sociedad on Sunday and restore their nine-point lead at the top of La Liga. Suarez struck in the 50th and 71st […]

Captain Kohli shines, but South Africa on top in second Test

Posted by on 15/01/2018
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Captain Kohli shines, but South Africa on top in second Test

Captain Kohli shines, but South Africa on top in second Test

South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0 PRETORIA: India captain Virat Kohli blazed a magnificent century, but South Africa hold the upper hand as they reached 90 for two in their second innings on a difficult wicket after rain and then bad light curtailed day three of the second Test yesterday. The home side lead […]

Tamim guides Bangladesh to easy win over Zimbabwe

Posted by on 15/01/2018
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Tamim guides Bangladesh to easy win over Zimbabwe

Tamim guides Bangladesh to easy win over Zimbabwe

DHAKA: Opener Tamim Iqbal struck an unbeaten half-century to guide Bangladesh to an eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe in the opening match of a tri-nation one-day international tournament in Dhaka yesterday. Tamim scored 84 off 93 balls at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium as Bangladesh cruised to 171-2 in just 28.3 overs. The hosts earlier dispatched Zimbabwe […]

Kuwait wins three gold medals in annual shooting tourney

Posted by on 15/01/2018
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Kuwait wins three gold medals in annual shooting tourney

Kuwait wins three gold medals in annual shooting tourney

 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s 10 meter Air Rifle for women shooter Maryam Arzouqi began the day by winning Kuwait’s first gold medal in HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 7th International Grand Prix Tournament being held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Shooting Complex. Arzouqi scored 247.8 points, while Egypt’s Shaimaa Hashad scored 242.5 and claimed […]

Halep, Wozniacki eye maiden Slam in Serena’s absence

Posted by on 14/01/2018
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Halep, Wozniacki eye maiden Slam in Serena’s absence

Halep, Wozniacki eye maiden Slam in Serena’s absence

36-year-old Williams not ready yet to return MELBOURNE: Simona Halep will sport her “lucky” red dress and Caroline Wozniacki says she is playing better than ever as both aim for a first Grand Slam victory when the Australian Open starts today. The world’s two top-ranked players will spearhead the charge to succeed Serena Williams at […]

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa

Posted by on 14/01/2018
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Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa

Kohli stands firm for India against South Africa

CENTURION: Indian captain Virat Kohli stood firm against a relentless South African bowling attack on an attritional second day of the second Test at SuperSport Park yesterday. Kohli made 85 not out as India reached 183 for five at the close in reply to South Africa’s first-innings total of 335. It was tough going for […]

Roy smashes 180 as England win by five wickets in Melbourne

Posted by on 14/01/2018
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Roy smashes 180 as England win by five wickets in Melbourne

Roy smashes 180 as England win by five wickets in Melbourne

England’s highest individual score in ODI MELBOURNE: Opener Jason Roy smashed England’s highest individual score in one-day internationals to guide his side to a comfortable five-wicket victory against Australia in the opening match of the series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. The 27-year old hit 180 and combined in a third-wicket stand of 221 […]

Oman’s Essam Albalushi wins gold medal with score of 241.7 points

Posted by on 14/01/2018
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Oman’s Essam Albalushi wins gold medal with score of 241.7 points

Oman’s Essam Albalushi wins gold medal with score of 241.7 points

Al-Roudhan opens Amir 7th Int’l Shooting Grand Prix   KUWAIT: Commerce and Industry Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan opened HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Seventh Annual Shooting Grand Prix at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, as 350 shooters are representing 39 Arab and foreign countries. The opening ceremony was also […]

Madrid misery after Villarreal win

Posted by on 13/01/2018
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Madrid misery after Villarreal win

Madrid misery after Villarreal win

MADRID: Struggling Real Madrid risk falling further behind in La Liga after a cheeky late chip from Pablo Fornals saw Villarreal escape with a 1-0 win yesterday, their first ever victory at the Santiago Bernabeu. Fornals struck with three minutes left to leave Zinedine Zidane’s wasteful side fourth and a whopping 16 points behind runaway […]

Troubled Real stumble against Numancia but reach quarters

Posted by on 11/01/2018
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Troubled Real stumble against Numancia but reach quarters

Troubled Real stumble against Numancia but reach quarters

BARCELONA: Troubled Spanish champions Real Madrid stumbled to a 2-2 draw with third tier Numancia on Wednesday but qualified for the King’s Cup quarter-finals 5-2 on aggregate. With a comfortable first-leg advantage, Zinedine Zidane rested much of his first team, making 10 changes from the line-up that struggled to a disappointing draw at Celta Vigo […]

Champion Federer to face Bedene at Australia Open

Posted by on 11/01/2018
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Champion Federer to face Bedene at Australia Open

Champion Federer to face Bedene at Australia Open

World number one Nadal takes on Estrella Burgos MELBOURNE:Roger Federer will open his Australian Open title defense against Slovenian Aljaz Bedene next week, while top seed Rafa Nadal, the losing finalist last year, was paired with Dominican Victor Estrella Burgos at the draw yesterday. Women’s top seed Simona Halep of Romania faces Australian wildcard Destanee […]

Neymar strikes as PSG book League Cup semis

Posted by on 11/01/2018
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Neymar strikes as PSG book League Cup semis

Neymar strikes as PSG book League Cup semis

Montpellier snatch a 1-0 win at Angers PARIS: Neymar scored a second-half penalty as four-time defending champions Paris Saint-Germain toiled before overcoming 10-man Amiens 2-0 to reach the semi-finals of the French League Cup on Wednesday. PSG were again without leading scorer Edinson Cavani, who also missed Sunday’s French Cup rout of Rennes after returning […]

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