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Bolt retains 100m world title

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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Bolt retains 100m world title

Bolt retains 100m world title

BEIJING: Usain Bolt once again produced his best when it mattered most to retain his 100 metres world title and reassert his status as the number one sprinter on the planet at a rocking Bird’s Nest Stadium yesterday. The Jamaican had struggled for form and fitness all season, stumbled his way through the semi-finals and […]

Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

Posted by on 23/08/2015
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Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

Hamilton cruises to dream win in Belgium

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position yesterday to stretch his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to 28 points with eight races remaining. Rosberg finished 2.0 seconds behind the Briton, in a dry race despite teams anxiously studying weather maps for approaching rain in the […]

Hamilton takes pole trophy

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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Hamilton takes pole trophy

Hamilton takes pole trophy

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS: Double world champion Lewis Hamilton clinched the Formula One pole trophy at the Belgian Grand Prix yesterday with a flawless lap to take top slot on the starting grid for the 10th time in 11 races. The Mercedes driver will have his closest rival and team mate Nico Rosberg, last year’s inaugural pole trophy […]

Farah makes history in Beijing

Posted by on 22/08/2015
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Farah makes history in Beijing

Farah makes history in Beijing

BEIJING: Mo Farah etched his name in the pantheon of middle distance running greats and put a tough season opening behind him yesterday when he defended his 10,000m title at the world championships in Beijing. The Briton’s victory was his sixth consecutive global track distance title, an unprecedented feat that saw him better the likes […]

Phelps sizzles in 200m medley

Posted by on 10/08/2015
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Phelps sizzles in 200m medley

Phelps sizzles in 200m medley

SAN ANTONIO: Michael Phelps made it three national titles in three world leading times in three days on Sunday with a sizzling 200m individual medley triumph at the US swimming championships. The 18-time Olympic gold medalist electrified the crowd by hitting the 150-meter mark under world record pace en route to a dominant victory in […]

Campbell sisters keep it in the family

Posted by on 07/08/2015
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Campbell sisters keep it in the family

Campbell sisters keep it in the family

KAZAN: The sisters of speed are keeping the 100-meter freestyle title all in the family. Bronte Campbell led all the way against a strong field at the world championships yesterday, winning in 52.52 seconds to take the title away from older sister and defending champion Cate Campbell. “I still can’t believe that,” Bronte said. The […]

Ledecky on verge of history

Posted by on 06/08/2015
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Ledecky on verge of history

Ledecky on verge of history

KAZAN: Katie Ledecky claimed her third world championships gold yesterday to leave her poised to make history while Adam Peaty’s breaststroke double capped an outstanding night for Britain in Kazan. Ledecky underlined her status as the stand-out performer in the Kazan pool by claiming victory in the 200m freestyle final just 24 hours after breaking […]

Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Posted by on 01/08/2015
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Vettel wins action-packed Hungarian GP

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Vettel wins action-packed Hungarian GP

Vettel wins action-packed Hungarian GP

BUDAPEST: Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time yesterday, while Nico Rosberg saw his chance to catch Lewis Hamilton in the title race disappear with a puncture near the end. Four-time F1 champion Vettel started third on the grid. It was his 41st career win – moving him […]

Hamilton takes Hungary pole

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Hamilton takes Hungary pole

Hamilton takes Hungary pole

BUDAPEST: Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday with a blistering lap more than half a second faster than downcast Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg. The two title rivals will line up together on the front row on Sunday, with Ferrari’s four times champion Sebastian Vettel and […]

Kuwait defeat Iran in Davis Cup match

Posted by on 22/07/2015
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Kuwait defeat Iran in Davis Cup match

Kuwait defeat Iran in Davis Cup match

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s National Tennis team returned victorious from Tehran after defeating Iran 3-1 in a Davis Cup tie. The first singles match was won by Kuwait’s Mohammad Al-Ghareeb against Iran’s Hussaini with the score of 3-1. The second singles match was won by Iran’s Shaheen against Kuwait’s Abdallah Maqdas 3-1. In the doubles Mohammad Al-Ghareeb […]