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Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui’s Real Madrid 4-2 to win UEFA Super Cup

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui’s Real Madrid 4-2 to win UEFA Super Cup

Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui’s Real Madrid 4-2 to win UEFA Super Cup

‘To win this trophy is something great’ TALLINN: Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn on Wednesday, as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions. Real had earlier looked […]

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at Mclaren from 2019

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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Spanish driver Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at Mclaren from 2019

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at Mclaren from 2019

‘I’ve been a McLaren fan for as long as I can remember’ LONDON: Spaniard Carlos Sainz will drive for McLaren in next season’s Formula One championship, filling the vacuum left by the retirement of Fernando Alonso, the team announced yesterday. The 23-year-old-son of the legendary Rally driver who bears the same name-has signed a “multi-year […]

India mourns cricket ‘renaissance man’ Ajit Wadekar Sir

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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India mourns cricket ‘renaissance man’ Ajit Wadekar Sir

India mourns cricket ‘renaissance man’ Ajit Wadekar Sir

‘Sad moment for Indian cricket to lose one of its most successful captains’ MUMBAI: Indian cricket heroes yesterday paid tribute to Ajit Wadekar, who led the country to their first series triumphs in England and the West Indies, following his death at the age of 77. “He will always be remembered as the ‘renaissance man’ […]

Halep under pressure as rain halts play in Cincinnati

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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Halep under pressure as rain halts play in Cincinnati

Halep under pressure as rain halts play in Cincinnati

Tsurenko stuns defending Cincinnati champion Muguruza CINCINNATI: The women’s draw took a beating on Wednesday in Cincinnati, where world number one Simona Halep’s was still battling when rain halted play. The top-seeded Romanian stood 4-6, 6-3, 3-3 against Australian qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic when storms rolled in to bring the night session to an end on […]

Cleared Ben Stokes fuels fiery debate about his future

Posted by on 15/08/2018
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Cleared Ben Stokes fuels fiery debate about his future

Cleared Ben Stokes fuels fiery debate about his future

‘There are clauses in an England cricketer’s contract’ LONDON: England star Ben Stokes may have been cleared of affray but former cricket luminaries while agreeing his behaviour was well below that expected of a man seen by many as a role model are divided as to whether he should face further punishment. The 27-year-old New […]

Champions League glory not pivotal to being judged a success: De Bruyne

Posted by on 15/08/2018
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Champions League glory not pivotal to being judged a success: De Bruyne

Champions League glory not pivotal to being judged a success: De Bruyne

‘It is a tournament, you need to be good at the right time’ LONDON: Manchester City don’t need to win the Champions League to be judged a success, claims Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne in an interview with the BBC. European club football’s most prestigious trophy has proved elusive to City despite the hundreds of […]

Military precision as Son’s Korea march past Bahrain 6-0

Posted by on 15/08/2018
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Military precision as Son’s Korea march past Bahrain 6-0

Military precision as Son’s Korea march past Bahrain 6-0

BANDUNG: Son Heung-min watched from the bench as South Korea tore apart Bahrain 6-0 at the Asian Games yesterday to boost the Tottenham Hotspur striker’s chances of avoiding military service by winning gold. Son, who only joined the squad this week, cheered on the defending champions as Hwang Ui-jo netted a first-half hat-trick and Kim […]

Federer opens with win over Gojowczyk, Kvitova ousts Williams

Posted by on 15/08/2018
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Federer opens with win over Gojowczyk, Kvitova ousts Williams

Federer opens with win over Gojowczyk, Kvitova ousts Williams

Cincinnati: Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a quick 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in his first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who turned 37 last week, is pacing his tennis year, playing a limited schedule and skipping events when he feels the need to rest. […]

Kuwait’s figure skating team wins more medals

Posted by on 09/08/2018
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Kuwait’s figure skating team wins more medals

Kuwait’s figure skating team wins more medals

 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s female figure skating team won four new gold medals yesterday at the Asian tournament in Bangkok. Hanan Al-Qallaf, Lulwa Al-Tharman, Fatima Ashkanani and Maryam Al-Atwan won first place in a competition after a distinguished performance. Qallaf said in a phone call with KUNA that she and her teammates’ involvement in the tournament, […]

Sharapova storms past Kasatkina, Wimbledon champion Kerber falls

Posted by on 09/08/2018
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Sharapova storms past Kasatkina, Wimbledon champion Kerber falls

Sharapova storms past Kasatkina, Wimbledon champion Kerber falls

Simona Halep to play Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova   MONTREAL: Maria Sharapova fired 25 winners past hapless Russian compatriot Daria Kasatkina in a 6-0, 6-2 victory at the rain-hit Montreal WTA event on Wednesday, but Angelique Kerber’s first match since capturing the Wimbledon title ended in a sobering defeat. Sharapova needed just 66 minutes to see off […]

Joe Root growing into England captaincy role

Posted by on 09/08/2018
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Joe Root growing into England captaincy role

Joe Root growing into England captaincy role

England to be without Ben Stokes at Lords LONDON: Joe Root believes he is adjusting to the demands of being England’s captain in Test cricket after more than a year and 17 matches in charge. Root will look to back-up last week’s 31-run win at Edgbaston by leading England to another victory when they face […]

Wawrinka fights back to knock Kyrgios out; Djokovic advance

Posted by on 08/08/2018
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Wawrinka fights back to knock Kyrgios out; Djokovic advance

Wawrinka fights back to knock Kyrgios out; Djokovic advance

Djokovic book second round in Toronto Masters TORONTO: Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic reached the second round of the Toronto Masters on Tuesday, with both men polishing their pre-US Open form. Wawrinka put his comeback from knee surgery back on track with a 1-6, 7-5, 7-5 comeback win over Nick Kyrgios. Wimbledon holder Djokovic eased […]