Oblak stars in stalemate as Atletico progress

MADRID:  Atletico Madrid booked their place in the Champions League quarter-finals for a fourth consecutive season but had goalkeeper Jan Oblak to thank for...

Brazil leader wants football season back despite pandemic

PORTO ALEGRE: Handout picture released by Brazil’s Gremio football club player Everton Soares (Cebolinha) undergoing tests before...

KIB organizes 9th Ramadan football tourney for staff

KUWAIT: As part of its social responsibility program for the Holy Month of Ramadan, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) kicked off its 9th...

Egyptian king or dwarf? Salah statue mocked online

CAIRO: A statue of Liverpool footballer Mohamed Salah has been met with derision online since going on display in his native Egypt, with many...

Lacazette, Ramsey star as rampant Arsenal make it nine in a row

Records their biggest win of the season, move into Premier League's top four LONDON: Arsenal swaggered to a ninth successive win as Alexandre Lacazette's double...

Mane off as five-star City crush Liverpool

MANCHESTER: Liverpool’s Sadio Mane was dismissed for a challenge that saw goalkeeper Ederson stretchered off as Manchester City destroyed their Premier League title rivals...

FIFA threatens legal action against Kuwait

ZURICH: World football body FIFA has joined the International Olympic Committee in threatening legal action against Kuwait over the government takeover of sporting bodies,...

Mata gives Man United’s top-four chase flight

MANCHESTER: Juan Mata's late free-kick earned Manchester United a 1-0 home win over Watford on Wednesday, a fourth successive victory that lifted their hopes...

Kuwait addresses FIFA for temporary suspension lift

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s parliamentary committee for sports and youth affairs decided yesterday to address a message to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) requesting...

Wenger off the hook as Arsenal crush Lincoln

LONDON: Arsenal ended Lincoln City's historic FA Cup run and eased the pressure on Arsene Wenger with a 5-0 victory over the valiant non-league...

Portugal beaten in World Cup opener, France held

PARIS: With Cristiano Ronaldo still missing due to injury, European champions Portugal began their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia...

Oscar at the double to earn Asian Champions League point for SIPG

Qatar's Al Duhail maintain their perfect start as Group B leaders   HONG KONG: Brazilian Oscar scored twice to salvage a 2-2 draw for Shanghai SIPG...

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