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Arsenal bulldoze Man United

Posted by on 04/10/2015
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Liverpool sack Rodgers after poor start

Posted by on 04/10/2015
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Liverpool sack Rodgers after poor start

Liverpool sack Rodgers after poor start

LONDON: Liverpool sacked manager Brendan Rodgers yesterday following a year of disappointing results that culminated in a poor start to the current season. The announcement came just hours after Liverpool had held Everton to a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park with another unconvincing performance. Rodgers, 42, took Liverpool to the brink […]

Pennetta struggles in China

Posted by on 04/10/2015
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Pennetta struggles in China

Pennetta struggles in China

BEIJING: US Open champion Flavia Pennetta struggled in her first match since winning her maiden Grand Slam, needing nearly 2 1/2 hours to beat Chinese wild card Han Xinyun 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the China Open yesterday. Top-seeded Simona Halep of Romania retired from her match against Spain’s Lara Arruabarrena with […]

Five-goal Aguero fires City on top

Posted by on 03/10/2015
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Five-goal Aguero fires City on top

Five-goal Aguero fires City on top

MANCHESTER: Sergio Aguero turned in a remarkable goal-scoring performance by netting five times in 20 minutes as Manchester City came from behind to rout Newcastle United 6-1 yesterday. Only four other players in post-1992 Premier League history-Andrew Cole, Alan Shearer, Jermain Defoe and Dimitar Berbatov-had scored five times in one game and Aguero’s display was […]

Kuwait’s Rubayan finishes third in F1 powerboat world championship

Posted by on 02/10/2015
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Kuwait’s Rubayan finishes  third in F1 powerboat world championship

Kuwait’s Rubayan finishes third in F1 powerboat world championship

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti powerboat racer Youssef Al-Rubayan came fourth in the time race, but finished third in the overall standing at the end of the fourth round of the F1 Powerboat World Championship in China’s Liuzhou City between October 1-2. Speaking to KUNA by phone, Al-Rubayan said he was so happy to make this big achievement […]

Kuwaiti swimmer wins gold in 200m freestyle in Bangkok

Posted by on 02/10/2015
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Kuwaiti swimmer wins gold in 200m freestyle in Bangkok

Kuwaiti swimmer wins gold in 200m freestyle in Bangkok

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuwaiti swimmer Yousef Al-Askari won gold yesterday in the 200m freestyle event of the 8th Asian Age Group Championships currently held in Bangkok, Thailand, with participation of 31 countries. In the tourney’s second day, Al-Askari ended the competition in the 18 year-old and above category in 01:51.75 minute, coach Ayman Al-Enaizi, head of […]

Pakistan thumps Zimbabwe by 131 runs in 1st ODI

Posted by on 01/10/2015
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Pakistan thumps Zimbabwe by 131 runs in 1st ODI

Pakistan thumps Zimbabwe by 131 runs in 1st ODI

HARARE: Legspinner Yasir Shah took 6-26 as Pakistan thumped Zimbabwe by 131 runs in the first one-day international yesterday. Shah ran through Zimbabwe’s top and middle order, taking five of the first seven wickets as the home team crumbled to 128 all out chasing Pakistan’s 259-6 at Harare Sports Club. Put in to bat first […]

Brilliant Konta stuns Halep as shocks roll in Wuhan

Posted by on 01/10/2015
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Brilliant Konta stuns Halep as shocks roll in Wuhan

Brilliant Konta stuns Halep as shocks roll in Wuhan

WUHAN: Britain’s Johanna Konta pulled off a stunning third-set revival on Wednesday as she floored top seed Simona Halep in the biggest upset yet at the shock-prone Wuhan Open. As defending champion Petra Kvitova joined the exodus of top seeds, world number two Halep appeared to have the measure of 66th-ranked Konta when she led […]

‘Sleeping giant’ India in deep slumber

Posted by on 01/10/2015
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‘Sleeping giant’ India in deep slumber

‘Sleeping giant’ India in deep slumber

MUMBAI: India’s glitzy super league returns this weekend, but a struggling national team and insufficient facilities in the cricket-mad country means the “sleeping giant” of world football is unlikely to stir anytime soon. India languish in 155th place in the FIFA world rankings and a recent humiliating 2-1 loss to tiny Guam further underscored the […]

Record-man Ronaldo turns focus on Madrid derby

Posted by on 01/10/2015
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Record-man Ronaldo turns focus on Madrid derby

Record-man Ronaldo turns focus on Madrid derby

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo immediately turned his thoughts to Sunday’s La Liga derby at Atletico Madrid after his Champions League double on Wednesday drew him level with Raul as Real Madrid’s all-time leading marksman on 323 goals. Ronaldo, who scored twice in the 2- 0 Group A success at Malmo, has needed a mere 308 matches […]

Kuwaiti female shooters grab two medals in Rabat

Posted by on 30/09/2015
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Kuwaiti female shooters grab two medals in Rabat

Kuwaiti female shooters grab two medals in Rabat

RABAT: Kuwaiti female shooters Asmaa Al-Qatami and Shahd Al-Hawal won Tuesday a silver and a bronze medal respectively in the 12th Arab Shooting Championship currently held in the Moroccan capital. Al-Qatami placed second and got the silver medal after losing the final to Lebanese shooter Bassel Rai who won gold. Meanwhile, Al-Hawal won the bronze […]

Ronaldo rewrites Real record books

Posted by on 30/09/2015
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Ronaldo rewrites Real record books

Ronaldo rewrites Real record books

MALMÖ: Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 500 career goals and tied Raul as Real Madrid’s all-time leading scorer with a double in the Spanish giants 2-0 win away at Malmo yesterday. Ronaldo, 30, netted his 500th and 501st goals to propel Madrid to victory against the Swedish champions in the Group A clash, also extending his record […]