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Spain still struggling to revive golden era

Posted by on 11/10/2015
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Spain still struggling to revive golden era

Spain still struggling to revive golden era

BARCELONA: Although reigning champions Spain have qualified for Euro 2016 there still remains plenty of work to be done if they are to match the heights they attained in their golden spell before their failure at the Brazil World Cup. A routine 4-0 victory over Luxembourg on Friday rubber-stamped their passage to France next year […]

England cruise past Estonia

Posted by on 11/10/2015
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England cruise past Estonia

England cruise past Estonia

LONDON: England, who reached Euro 2016 last month, comfortably beat Estonia 2-0 at Wembley on Friday to stay on course to complete a qualifying campaign with a 100 percent record for the first time. Goals from Theo Walcott after 45 minutes and Raheem Sterling in the 85th gave England their ninth successive win in a […]

Kuwait threatened with FIFA ban

Kuwait threatened with FIFA ban

Posted by on 08/10/2015
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Kuwait threatened with FIFA ban

KUWAIT: Kuwait has been threatened with a ban by FIFA because of government interference in the running of the local football association. World governing body FIFA has given the Kuwait Football Association until next week to avoid the implementation of a new set of sports laws that FIFA believes threaten the autonomy of the KFA […]

South Korea worsen Kuwait’s misery

Posted by on 08/10/2015
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South Korea worsen Kuwait’s misery

South Korea worsen Kuwait’s misery

SINGAPORE: Jordan stunned Asian champions Australia 2-0 yesterday to throw open their World Cup qualifying group after handing the Socceroos their first loss of the campaign. Ange Postecoglou’s side were the big casualties on another tricky night of qualifying for Asia’s elite, with Iran producing a scratchy display before salvaging a 1-1 draw against Oman […]

FIFA suspends Blatter, Platini; World soccer rocked by suspension; Hayatou takes charge

Posted by on 08/10/2015
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Qatar supporting woman in motor sport: Al Attiyah

Posted by on 08/10/2015
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Qatar supporting woman in motor sport: Al Attiyah

Qatar supporting woman in motor sport: Al Attiyah

KUWAIT: FIA Vice President, FIM deputy president QMMF president have invited all concerned international motorsport stakeholders to support the woman and focus on the creative aspects in order to sustain the volume of achievements instead of the administrative works only. Qatar (QMMF) is doing serious technical and administrative preparations to host the training seminar for […]

Messi, Neymar out as S America 2018 World Cup journey begins

Posted by on 07/10/2015
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Messi, Neymar out as S America 2018 World Cup journey begins

Messi, Neymar out as S America 2018 World Cup journey begins

MONTEVIDEO: Lionel Messi and Neymar will be absent as Brazil and Argentina set out on the road to Russia-and redemption-when South American qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup kick off today. Injured Messi and suspended Neymar are just two of a galaxy of stars who will be missing as the long journey to Russia 2018 […]

FIFA tribunal to decide Blatter’s fate

Posted by on 07/10/2015
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FIFA tribunal to decide Blatter’s fate

FIFA tribunal to decide Blatter’s fate

ZURICH: Scandal-tainted FIFA’s ethics watchdog was locked in talks yesterday to decide the fate of world football president Sepp Blatter as attacks on the veteran sports baron mounted. The ethics committee tribunal was also to decide whether to take action against UEFA leader Michael Platini and former FIFA vice president Chung Mong-Joon, both candidates to […]

Presidents Cup opens with Korean bang

Posted by on 07/10/2015
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Presidents Cup opens with Korean bang

Presidents Cup opens with Korean bang

INCHEON: Marching bands and traditional Korean drums greeted the US and International teams at a colourful 11th Presidents Cup opening ceremony in Incheon yesterday. Appropriately, given the name of the event, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and former US President George W. Bush gave speeches after the players were treated to a perfectly choreographed ceremonial […]

Fiji and Romania win as S Africa eye last eight

Posted by on 07/10/2015
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Fiji and Romania win as S Africa eye last eight

Fiji and Romania win as S Africa eye last eight

LONDON: Fiji and Romania recorded their first victories of the World Cup on Tuesday as teams began to bid farewell to the tournament and those remaining prepared for a weekend that will decide the quarter- final line-ups. Hosts England rang the changes for their final game, a dead rubber against Uruguay, and the debate over […]

Warne, Tendulkar to lead star-studded tour of US

Posted by on 07/10/2015
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Warne, Tendulkar to lead star-studded tour of US

Warne, Tendulkar to lead star-studded tour of US

MELBOURNE: Cricket greats Shane Warne of Australia and Sachin Tendulkar of India will captain opposing teams of former star players in a threematch exhibition tour of the United States next month. The Cricket All Stars tour will feature shortformat Twenty20 matches in New York, Houston and Los Angeles starting Nov. 7 at Citi Field, home […]

Chung says FIFA commission wants him banned for 19 years

Posted by on 06/10/2015
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Chung says FIFA commission wants him banned for 19 years

Chung says FIFA commission wants him banned for 19 years

SEOUL: FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon said yesterday the ethics committee of football’s governing body wants him banned for 19 years and slammed the move as a bid to “smear” his election campaign. The South Korean tycoon said that FIFA president Sepp Blatter, himself the target of a Swiss criminal investigation, was behind the attacks […]