Sunday, February 24, 2019

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...

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...

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

ZURICH: World soccer chief Sepp Blatter and European boss Michel Platini were suspended yesterday, engulfed by a deepening corruption scandal as their sport faces...

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...

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...

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...

Atletico’s Vietto strikes late in draw with Real

SPAIN: Atletico Madrid substitute Luciano Vietto struck late to rescue a 1-1 La Liga draw against Real Madrid on Sunday, while Cristiano Ronaldo will...

Arsenal bulldoze Man United

LONDON: Arsenal produced a scintillating start to overwhelm in-form Manchester United 3-0 in the Premier League yesterday and give embattled manager Arsene Wenger something...

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...

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...

‘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”...

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...

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