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Tiger Woods arrested for ‘drunk driving’

Posted by on 29/05/2017
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Tiger Woods arrested for ‘drunk driving’

Tiger Woods arrested for ‘drunk driving’

WASHINGTON: Golf superstar Tiger Woods was arrested yesterday in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to records from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The 14-time major champion was booked into the Palm Beach County jail yesterday at 7:18 am (1118 GMT) after he was arrested by police […]

Muguruza strolls as Nadal, Djokovic enter fray

Posted by on 29/05/2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Muguruza strolls as Nadal, Djokovic enter fray

Muguruza strolls as Nadal, Djokovic enter fray

PARIS: Reigning French Open champion Garbine Muguruza breezed into the second round, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic prepared to launch their title bids later yesterday. Muguruza’s middling form this season saw her arrive in Paris with just three wins on clay, but the Spaniard dispatched 2010 Roland Garros champion Francesca Schiavone 6-2, 6-4. The […]

KJA-Ramadan soccer tournament

Posted by on 29/05/2017
Filed under Football, Sports

KJA-Ramadan soccer tournament

KJA-Ramadan soccer tournament

KUWAIT: Al-Shahed and Al-Wasat soccer teams recently qualified for the quarter finals on Annhar Ramadan Soccer Tourney, after beatinbg Al-Anbaa 3-1 and Al-Sabah 3-1 in the matches played at the High Institute for Navigation and Communications’ soccer field in Shuwaikh. Notably, the tourney held in collaboration with KJA and under the auspices of minister of […]

Australia ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacemen

Posted by on 29/05/2017
Filed under Cricket, Sports

Australia ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacemen

Australia ready to let loose ‘big four’ pacemen

SYDNEY:  Australia are relishing the prospect of uniting their “big four” pace attack for the first time at the Champions Trophy — and sending a message to England ahead of the Ashes.  Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given conducive conditions at the tournament […]

Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

Posted by on 28/05/2017
Filed under Football, Sports

Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

Barcelona win Copa del Rey in Luis Enrique’s last game

MADRID: The Luis Enrique era in Barcelona came to an end with the coach lifting one last trophy. The coach raised the Copa del Rey after Barcelona defeated Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday. Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco Alcacer scored in the first half as Barcelona won its third straight copa and 29th […]

India ‘to enjoy’ Champions Trophy after money row

Posted by on 28/05/2017
Filed under Cricket, Sports

India ‘to enjoy’ Champions Trophy after money row

India ‘to enjoy’ Champions Trophy after money row

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli says India will go out “to enjoy” their cricket as they aim to defend their Champions Trophy crown against the backdrop of a row over money with the international board. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) backed out of a threat to boycott the 50-over tournament in a […]

Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup

Posted by on 27/05/2017
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Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup

Ramsey fires Wenger to record 7th FA Cup

Arsenal deny Chelsea double LONDON: Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Doublechasing Chelsea yesterday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. Wenger has been barracked by his own fans and failed to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years, […]

Chespol stoops to conquer, Dibaba fails

Posted by on 27/05/2017
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Chespol stoops to conquer, Dibaba fails

Chespol stoops to conquer, Dibaba fails

EUGENE:  Teenaged Kenyan star Celliphine Chespol recovered from a lost shoe to win the 3000m steeplechase with the second fastest time in history at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Friday. Chespol, still just 18, stormed to victory after a thrilling duel with Olympic champion and world record holder Ruth Jebet and fellow Kenyan […]

Bertens retains Nuremberg title

Posted by on 27/05/2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Bertens retains Nuremberg title

Bertens retains Nuremberg title

NUREMBERG: Title holder Kiki Bertens swept aside Czech qualifier Barbora Krejcikova 6-2 6-1 yesterday to win her second consecutive Nuremberg Cup in a successful dress rehearsal for the French Open starting today. The Dutch world number 19, who won the title last year after battling through the qualifiers, has enjoyed a memorable clay court season […]

Ooredoo supports Kuwait flag ball team in Asia Cup

Posted by on 27/05/2017
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Ooredoo supports Kuwait flag ball team in Asia Cup

Ooredoo supports Kuwait flag ball team in Asia Cup

KUWAIT: Ooredoo, Kuwait’s fastest network, is proudly sponsoring the Kuwait National Flag Ball Team during the Asia Cup, which kicks off today in the Philippines. Kuwait will be playing against the teams of Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Thailand, and the Philippines. It is the first Arab team to participate in such an international competition in this […]

Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

Posted by on 25/05/2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

PARIS: With the world’s top five filled for the first time by players over 30, Rafael Nadal is poised to tighten the old guard’s Grand Slam grip by capturing an unprecedented 10th French Open. The Spaniard, written off as a contender in Paris after a quarter-final loss to Novak Djokovic in 2015 and an injury-enforced […]

Morgan plays down Ben Stokes fitness fears

Posted by on 25/05/2017
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Morgan plays down Ben Stokes fitness fears

Morgan plays down Ben Stokes fitness fears

LEEDS: England captain Eoin Morgan moved to allay concerns over the fitness of Ben Stokes as the hosts launched their one day international series against South Africa with a convincing 72-run win at Headingley on Wednesday. The only cloud on the horizon as England went 1-0 up in a three-match contest ahead of next week’s […]

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