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Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

Posted by on 10/10/2018
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Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

Bolt looking to his first football start in Sydney

SYDNEY: Sprint superstar Usain Bolt looks set to make his first start as a professional footballer tomorrow, a challenge he said could determine if he has a future in the sport of his boyhood dreams. Bolt said the coach of his Central Coast Mariners, Mike Mulvey, had indicated he would be in the starting line-up […]

Better late than never for expat Pakistani cricketer from Kuwait

Posted by on 09/10/2018
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Better late than never for expat Pakistani cricketer from Kuwait

Better late than never for expat Pakistani cricketer from Kuwait

DUBAI: Ten years ago Bilal Asif had almost quit cricket by joining his father in Kuwait to work as an electrician, but a change of heart brought about by ex-Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has paid dividends. Yesterday, Asif became the latest spinning bete noire for Australia, snatching 6-36 in the first Test in Dubai to […]

Afghan woman among nine new IOC members as Coe, Infantino miss out

Posted by on 09/10/2018
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Afghan woman among nine new IOC members as Coe, Infantino miss out

Afghan woman among nine new IOC members as Coe, Infantino miss out

BUENOS AIRES: Samira Asghari, a 24-year-old Afghan woman, was among nine new International Olympic Committee members elected yesterday, but there was still no place for either IAAF president Sebastian Coe or FIFA head Gianni Infantino. “She’s a lady who is doing a fantastic job to promote women’s sports in Afghanistan,” IOC president Thomas Bach said […]

Six-wicket Bilal Asif sparks spectacular Australian collapse

Posted by on 09/10/2018
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Six-wicket Bilal Asif sparks spectacular Australian collapse

Six-wicket Bilal Asif sparks spectacular Australian collapse

Third best figures for a Pakistani bowler on Test debut DUBAI: Test debutant Bilal Asif snatched six wickets to spark a spectacular Australian collapse from 142-0 to 202 all out and put Pakistan in firm command of the first Test in Dubai yesterday. The 33-year-old off-spinner overshadowed his more experienced team-mate Yasir Shah by finishing […]

Kuwait Squash Federation opens new referees and refresher courses

Posted by on 08/10/2018
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Kuwait Squash Federation opens new referees and refresher courses

Kuwait Squash Federation opens new referees and refresher courses

KUWAIT: Chairman of the Board of Kuwait Squash Federation Adel Jassim Al-Ghareeb opened the new referees, refresher and promotion courses for the 2018/2019 season at Abdallah Al-Salem Leadership Center in the presence of the head of referees committee Khalid Jarallah Al-Habeeb. Al-Ghareeb welcomed those in attendance and said such courses are being held as part […]

Australia face tough task after Sohail hits maiden Pakistan ton

Posted by on 08/10/2018
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Australia face tough task after Sohail hits maiden Pakistan ton

Australia face tough task after Sohail hits maiden Pakistan ton

Australia’s openers survive a torrid 13 over spell DUBAI: Australia’s openers survived a torrid 13 over spell to finish on 30 without loss after Haris Sohail’s maiden century guided Pakistan to 482 on the second day of the first Test in Dubai yesterday. Usman Khawaja was unbeaten on 17 and debutant Aaron Finch was 13 […]

Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

Posted by on 08/10/2018
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Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

Barcelona held at Valencia as Sevilla go top in Spain

Atletico and Sevilla’s success push Real Madrid down to fourth MADRID: Sevilla are the surprise leaders in La Liga after Lionel Messi could only rescue a draw for Barcelona away to Valencia on Sunday. Barca started the day at the top of the pile and then Atletico Madrid enjoyed a couple of hours at the […]

Nurmagomedov beats McGregor as brawl mars bout

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Nurmagomedov beats McGregor as brawl mars bout

Nurmagomedov beats McGregor as brawl mars bout

LOS ANGELES: Khabib Nurmagomedov thwarted Conor McGregor’s bid to regain the UFC lightweight crown Saturday with a dominant submission victory in a grudge match marred by a post-fight brawl. Nurmagomedov improved to 27-0 in his professional career – 11-0 in UFC bouts – with the win at a sold-out T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The […]

Liverpool and City share goalless draw

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Liverpool and City share goalless draw

Liverpool and City share goalless draw

Man City’s Mahrez misses late penalty LIVERPOOL: Manchester City’s record signing Riyad Mahrez blazed an 86th-minute penalty over the bar to preserve Liverpool’s unbeaten Premier League record as both sides failed to lay down an early marker in the title race with a disappointing 0-0 draw at Anfield. City remain top of the table on […]

Sixth Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Sixth Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup

Sixth Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup

KUWAIT: Turkish Airlines, a global leader in civil aviation, brought its ever-growing Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup to Kemer Golf & Country Club in Istanbul between the 28th-30th September. The airline, being the first in terms of country and international destinations that reached worldwide, prides itself on its award-winning Business Class service and its many […]

Crown Prince annual shooting tourney concludes

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Crown Prince annual shooting tourney concludes

Crown Prince annual shooting tourney concludes

HH the Crown Prince Annual Shooting tournament concluded on Saturday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Complex by a closing ceremony. HH the Crown Prince was represented by Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri, who expressed pride in representing HH the Crown Prince and congratulated the winners. He said the political leadership is […]

Pakistan’s Hafeez hits ton, Australia toil on first day

Posted by on 07/10/2018
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Pakistan’s Hafeez hits ton, Australia toil on first day

Pakistan’s Hafeez hits ton, Australia toil on first day

DUBAI: Mohammad Hafeez marked his return to Test cricket with a century as Pakistan reached 255-3 at stumps on the first day of the series-opening Test match against Australia yesterday. Veteran all-rounder Hafeez, playing in his first test since 2016 and his 51st overall, frustrated Australia en route to his 10th century before being trapped […]