Liverpool, Celtic held in Europa League

PARIS: Liverpool conceded a late equaliser as they began their Europa League campaign with a 1-1 draw at Bordeaux, while 10-man Celtic drew 2-2...

Swiss to extradite Figueredo to US

GENEVA: Switzerland ruled yesterday that former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo should be extradited to the US, the first suspect facing a forced transfer...

Man Utd revenues fall but £500m milestone in view

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Manchester United’s revenues fell by 8.8 percent last season, but the club yesterday predicted record revenues of £500 million ($776.4 million,...

Rugby World Cup quarter finals – ‘Pool of Death’ promises thrills galore

LONDON: England, Australia and Wales will battle for a route to the Rugby World Cup quarter finals from probably the toughest first round pool...

Husband bars Iran footballer from Asian championship – Sportscaster invokes his right under Islamic...

TEHRAN: An Iranian women’s football team will be minus its captain at the Asian championship in Malaysia next week after her husband invoked his...

From bombs to trophies – Cricket thrives in Pakistan’s Peshawar

KARACHI: Peshawar, the main city in Pakistan’s northwest, won their second consecutive Twenty20 title this week with players and coaches hailing falling levels of...

Syrian refugees seek new passports as an EU ticket

AMMAN: Hundreds of Syrian refugees line up outside their embassy in Jordan every day for a long shot at a better future - applying...

Florenzi wonder goal deny Messi, Barca

ROME: An Alessandro Florenzi wonder goal earned Roma a share of the spoils as Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrated his 100th Champions League appearance without...

Arsenal stunned in Zagreb

ZAGREB: Dinamo Zagreb piled further misery upon English sides in Europe as they stunned 10-man Arsenal 2-1 in Croatia to record their first Champions...

Ronaldo treble eases Real past Shakhtar

MADRID:  Cristiano Ronaldo moved in front of Lionel Messi as the top goalscorer in Champions League history with a hat-trick as Real Madrid opened...

Broken leg for Shaw as United suffer nightmare

EINDHOVEN: Manchester United saw their Champions League return turn into a nightmare yesterday as they not only fell 2-1 against PSV Eindhoven but also...

Djokovic on course to be the greatest

NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic may never be the people’s champion, but with a 10th Grand Slam title wrapped up and his rivals flagging, the...

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