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Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout

Posted by on 30/07/2015
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Anderson’s Ashes best rocks Aussies

Posted by on 30/07/2015
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Anderson’s Ashes best rocks Aussies

Anderson’s Ashes best rocks Aussies

BIRMINGHAM: James Anderson returned the best Ashes figures of his career as England took charge on the first day of the third Test against Australia at Edgbaston yesterday. Anderson took six for for 47 as Australia slumped to 136 all out inside 37 overs after winning the toss and batting in the overcast conditions that […]

Platini will run for FIFA president

Posted by on 29/07/2015
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Platini will run for FIFA president

Platini will run for FIFA president

GENEVA: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini’s plans have told The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Platini has not announced his […]

Mexico win 7th Gold Cup title

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Argentine goalkeeper Romero joins Man Utd

Posted by on 28/07/2015
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Argentine goalkeeper Romero joins Man Utd

Argentine goalkeeper Romero joins Man Utd

LONDON: Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a three-year deal, reuniting manager Louis van Gaal with a player who helped bring him a Dutch title but also caused him World Cup heartache. The 28-year-old, who played under Van Gaal at Dutch side AZ Alkmaar, joins United as a free […]

Walcott wins Emirates Cup for Arsenal

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Walcott wins Emirates Cup for Arsenal

Walcott wins Emirates Cup for Arsenal

LONDON: Arsenal stepped up their impressive preparations for the new season by winning the Emirates Cup for the first time since 2010 as Theo Walcott’s strike clinched a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg yesterday. Walcott’s second half goal ensured Arsene Wenger’s side took the silverware as they finished above Villarreal, who also won both their matches […]

Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

Posted by on 27/07/2015
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Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

HAMBANTOTA: Kusal Perera led Sri Lanka’s strong batting display to give the hosts a comprehensive, but academic, 165-run win over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-dayer in Hambantota yesterday. The left-handed opener struck 116 off 109 balls and Tillakaratne Dilshan joined the 10,000-run ODI club as Sri Lanka piled up their highest one-day total […]

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 […]

India court clears Sreesanth, others over IPL spot-fixing

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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India court clears Sreesanth, others over IPL spot-fixing

India court clears Sreesanth, others over IPL spot-fixing

NEW DELHI: A New Delhi court yesterday cleared Test fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two other players of spotfixing during the Indian Premier League, a lawyer and media reports said. Indian prosecutors had filed charges of cheating and conspiracy against the players over their alleged links to an organised crime syndicate during the 2013 edition […]

Rain-hit Bangladesh SA Test ends in draw

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Rain-hit Bangladesh SA Test ends in draw

Rain-hit Bangladesh SA Test ends in draw

CHITTAGONG: The first cricket Test between Bangladesh and South Africa ended in a draw yesterday after rain washed out the fifth day’s play in Chittagong. With no chance of a result in the weather-battered match, officials called off play at noon (0600 GMT).South Africa captain Hashim Amla said he was disappointed over the loss of […]

Gunners shoot down French Lyon

Posted by on 26/07/2015
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Gunners shoot down French Lyon

Gunners shoot down French Lyon

LONDON: Arsenal made a stylish start to their Emirates Cup campaign as four goals in nine minutes inspired a scintillating 6-0 rout of Lyon yesterday. Arsene Wenger’s side demolished their woeful French opponents before half-time in their first match in the four-team pre-season tournament at the Emirates Stadium. Olivier Giroud opened the scoring on the […]

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 […]