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India rout Pakistan by eight wickets in Asia Cup

Posted by on 19/09/2018
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India rout Pakistan by eight wickets in Asia Cup

India rout Pakistan by eight wickets in Asia Cup

Dubai: India crushed Pakistan by eight wickets in their long-awaited Asia Cup match which failed to live up to its hype in Dubai yesterday. Pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3-15) and part time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav (3-23) sent Pakistan, who won the toss and batted, collapsing to just 162 all out in 43.1 overs at Dubai […]

Wham-bam as Japan’s Naomi Osaka blazes into Tokyo quarters

Posted by on 19/09/2018
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Wham-bam as Japan’s Naomi Osaka blazes into Tokyo quarters

Wham-bam as Japan’s Naomi Osaka blazes into Tokyo quarters

Nadal to miss Asian tournaments due to knee injury TOKYO: Japan’s Naomi Osaka pulverised Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals yesterday in her first match since her historic US Open triumph. The 20-year-old, who earlier this month stunned Serena Williams to become Japan’s first grand slam singles champion, fired […]

Super sub Firmino hands Liverpool flying Champions League start over PSG

Posted by on 19/09/2018
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Super sub Firmino hands Liverpool flying Champions League start over PSG

Super sub Firmino hands Liverpool flying Champions League start over PSG

Sturridge and a James Milner penalty put the hosts in command LIVERPOOL: Liverpool left it late but showed Paris Saint-Germain have plenty of work to do if they are to challenge for a first-ever Champions League title as Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage time winner in a 3-2 victory at Anfield on Tuesday. Despite the […]

Messi scores hat-trick as Barca thrash PSV

Posted by on 18/09/2018
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Messi scores hat-trick as Barca thrash PSV

Messi scores hat-trick as Barca thrash PSV

It’s time to win the Champions League: Messi BARCELONA: Lionel Messi pictures the Champions League ending with him hoisting the trophy and it began with him scoring a hat-trick yesterday as Barcelona put four goals past PSV Eindhoven. An early kick-off at Camp Nou meant that before most of the tournament’s teams had even named […]

Captains Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

Posted by on 18/09/2018
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Captains Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

Captains Sarfraz, Rohit promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

Teams facing each other for the first time in UAE since 2006 ABU DHABI: Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai today, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across […]

Sri Lanka slammed after cricket exit

Posted by on 18/09/2018
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Sri Lanka slammed after cricket exit

Sri Lanka slammed after cricket exit

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan newspapers and fans lambasted the national cricket team yesterday after the former champions were dumped out of the Asia Cup by up-and-coming Afghanistan. “The flop of Asia,” ran the private Daily Mirror’s headline, while the state-run Daily News said one-day cricket had hit a “nadir”. The Island daily lamented the “sad night […]

Bale poised for part two at Real Madrid without Zidane, Ronaldo

Posted by on 18/09/2018
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Bale poised for part two at Real Madrid without Zidane, Ronaldo

Bale poised for part two at Real Madrid without Zidane, Ronaldo

‘I need to be playing week-in, week-out’ MADRID: If the summer had gone differently, Gareth Bale might have been on a plane to Switzerland on Monday to play for Manchester United against Young Boys. He could have been readying himself for a Champions League debut at the Allianz Arena for Bayern Munich against Ajax. Or […]

Enter the ladies: The martial arts boom amongst females in Kuwait

Posted by on 17/09/2018
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Enter the ladies: The martial arts boom amongst females in Kuwait

Enter the ladies: The martial arts boom amongst females in Kuwait

Increasing numbers of women gravitating towards sport KUWAIT: Martial arts used to be perceived in Kuwait as a discipline where men ruled due to its seemingly violent nature. However, an increasing numbers of women and girls are nowadays gravitating towards the martial arts, bringing their talent and skills to the arenas of combat and fighting. […]

Finch faces dilemma for Test debut

Posted by on 17/09/2018
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Finch faces dilemma for Test debut

Finch faces dilemma for Test debut

SYDNEY: Hard-hitting Australian Aaron Finch has been a dominant opener in shorter forms of the game but admits he may have to curb his natural aggression if he makes his Test debut against Pakistan. The 31-year-old master-blaster has played 135 times for his country in the one-day and Twenty20 formats, earning a reputation as one […]

Kuwait shooting season begins on October 4

Posted by on 17/09/2018
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Kuwait shooting season begins on October 4

Kuwait shooting season begins on October 4

KUWAIT: Preparations for the start of the local season of Kuwait Shooting Sports Club began at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. The season will start with HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Tournament on October 4th, with the participation of Kuwait and Gulf shooters. President of Arab and Kuwait […]

Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer: Chelsea’s Sarri

Posted by on 17/09/2018
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Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer: Chelsea’s Sarri

Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer: Chelsea’s Sarri

Giroud is yet to find the net for Chelsea this season LONDON: Eden Hazard can score 40 goals this season and win the Premier League Golden Boot, according to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri after the Belgium forward scored a hat-trick to maintain the club’s perfect start to the season. Sarri believes Hazard can become the […]

Shooting school tournament concludes

Posted by on 16/09/2018
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Shooting school tournament concludes

Shooting school tournament concludes

KUWAIT: Tournament of the shooting school was concluded Saturday night by a ceremony attended by President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations, Chairman of Kuwait Shooting Sports Club Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi, Secretary General Obaid Al-Osaimi, Assistant Treasurer Adnan Al-Ibrahim and Minister of Public Works, State Minister of Municipality Affairs, KSSC board member Eng Hussam […]

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