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Zain team completes trials to prepare for EFG Sailing Arabia

Posted by on 26/01/2016
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Zain team completes trials to prepare for EFG Sailing Arabia

Zain team completes trials to prepare for EFG Sailing Arabia

MUSCAT: The Zain sailing team, who created a sensation in 2015 by winning one leg and coming third overall in their first ever Sailing Arabia – The Tour, were overwhelmed with crew applications for the 2016 edition kicking off next month, requiring them to run two extensive training and selection trials at Oman Sail’s sailing […]

Ominous Azarenka fires up as Zhang dream continues

Posted by on 25/01/2016
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Ominous Azarenka fires up as Zhang dream continues

Ominous Azarenka fires up as Zhang dream continues

MELBOURNE: Two-time champion Victoria Azarenka remained in ominous form yesterday to surge into the Australian Open quarter-finals, as Chinese qualifier Zhang Shuai’s amazing Grand Slam run stayed alive. Former world number one Azarenka proved too strong for Czech Barbora Strycova on Rod Laver Arena, storming through 6-2, 6-4 to set up a last-eight clash with […]

It had to be Costa: Spaniard halts Arsenal’s title charge – Reckless Per sees red in 18th minute

Posted by on 24/01/2016
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Higuain becomes Europe’s top scorer as Inter stumble

Posted by on 24/01/2016
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Higuain becomes Europe’s top scorer as Inter stumble

Higuain becomes Europe’s top scorer as Inter stumble

MILAN: Gonzalo Higuain struck his 21st goal in as many games to help Napoli tighten their grip on Serie A with a 4-2 win at Sampdoria as title challengers Inter Milan were stunned by a late Carpi leveller. As Napoli battled to their 14th win of the campaign, Inter paid the price for a series […]

Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Tournament concluded

Posted by on 24/01/2016
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Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Tournament concluded

Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Tournament concluded

KUWAIT: The late Sheikh Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Tournament concluded Saturday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex with a ceremony attended by the tournament patronizer Sheikha Latifa Al-Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Sheikh Mubarak Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah, President of Arab and Kuwait […]

‘Brain freeze’ for Djokovic as Federer nails Goffin

Posted by on 24/01/2016
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‘Brain freeze’ for Djokovic as Federer nails Goffin

‘Brain freeze’ for Djokovic as Federer nails Goffin

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic dished up 100 unforced errors in a five-set struggle with Gilles Simon yesterday as Roger Federer roared into the Australian Open quarter-finals with ruthless efficiency. After the top seed’s “match to forget”, Federer looked in a hurry to brush off David Goffin when they came on court just before 11:00 pm-and he […]

Rabada rocks England with six wickets

Posted by on 24/01/2016
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Rabada rocks England with six wickets

Rabada rocks England with six wickets

CENTURION: South African fast bowling prodigy Kagiso Rabada took six wickets to put South Africa on top on the third day of the fourth and final Test against England at SuperSport Park yesterday. England were 318 for eight at tea, still 157 runs behind South Africa’s first innings total of 475. Rabada, 20, took six […]

Vardy strikes as Leicester go top again

Posted by on 23/01/2016
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Vardy strikes as Leicester go top again

Vardy strikes as Leicester go top again

LEICESTER: Jamie Vardy rediscovered his Midas touch to extend Leicester City’s fairytale season as they regained top spot in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at home to Stoke yesterday. The England striker had not scored for seven matches during which Claudio Ranieri’s surprise package had managed only one win and had crashed out […]

Barcelona back on top after Messi stunner

Posted by on 23/01/2016
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Barcelona back on top after Messi stunner

Barcelona back on top after Messi stunner

MADRID: Lionel Messi scored a spectacular winner as Barcelona moved to the top of La Liga with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Malaga yesterday. The European champions were handed the perfect start when Munir El Haddadi tapped home the opener after just 64 seconds, but were far from their best and Malaga deservedly levelled through […]

Debutant Austin punishes desperate Man United

Posted by on 23/01/2016
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Debutant Austin punishes desperate Man United

Debutant Austin punishes desperate Man United

MANCHESTER: Debutant Charlie Austin’s late goal earned Southampton a 1-0 victory at Manchester United yesterday that put the pressure back on beaten manager Louis van Gaal. Austin joined Southampton for £4 million ($5.7 million, 5.2 million euros) from Queens Park Rangers last week and made a spectacular debut as a substitute at Old Trafford. The […]

Pandey heroics give India thrilling ODI win

Posted by on 23/01/2016
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Pandey heroics give India thrilling ODI win

Pandey heroics give India thrilling ODI win

SYDNEY: Manish Pandey scored a brilliant unbeaten 104 as India beat Australia by six wickets in a thrilling one-day international at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday. After Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and decided to bowl, Australia scored an imposing 330 for seven off their 50 overs thanks to centuries from David […]

Super Serena, Djokovic soar into 4th round – Federer defuses Dimitrov; Sharapova hits 600

Posted by on 22/01/2016
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Super Serena, Djokovic soar into 4th round – Federer defuses Dimitrov; Sharapova hits 600

Super Serena, Djokovic soar into 4th round – Federer defuses Dimitrov; Sharapova hits 600

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic underlined his supremacy in men’s tennis on Friday as he marched unstoppably into the Australian Open fourth round-along with Serena Williams, who raced through in just 44 minutes. As Roger Federer reached a landmark 300th Grand Slam win, Djokovic still looked like the man to beat as he weathered a strong challenge […]