Pressure grows on Beckenbauer in 2006 World Cup scandal

BERLIN: Franz Beckenbauer is under growing pressure to explain his part in Germany’s 2006 World Cup scandal amidst reports of a document pointing the...

Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

MOSCOW: Russia rejected yesterday explosive accusations of doping and corruption and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from the 2016 Olympics due to...

Defeated Madrid lacked know-how to fight back

MADRID: Rafael Benitez lamented his side’s inability to react after going behind for the first time this season as he suffered his first defeat...

Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

DHAKA: Pacemen Mustafizur Rahman and Al-Amin Hossain shared five wickets between them as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 58 runs in the second oneday international...

Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

BRISBANE: Australia were held up by Brendon McCullum but dismissed New Zealand for 295 before lunch on the final day of the first test...

China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

KUWAIT: China reclaimed its first place on top of the medals list of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship at the end of the sixth...

Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

KUWAIT: Burgan Bank is proud to announce today that Tariq Al Qallaf, Kuwait’s Wheelchair Fencing Champion, won three gold medals along with the title...

Neymar hits double as Barca sink Villarreal

MADRID: Neymar and Luis Suarez once again shone for Barcelona in Lionel Messi’s absence as Barcelona beat Villarreal 3-0 to move three points clear...

City held as Villa start Garde era with draw

BIRMINGHAM: Manchester City’s shortage of recognised strikers was glaringly exposed in a goalless draw away to bottom club Aston Villa yesterday that saw them...

Djokovic the master as Murray wilts in Paris

PARIS: Novak Djokovic won his sixth Masters title of the year yesterday when he defeated Andy Murray 6-2, 6-4 in Paris to put the...

Shooters Attapon, Jonghyun qualify for Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics

KUWAIT: Thailand and Korea claimed gold medals that were distributed Saturday with competitions of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship being held at Sabah Al-Ahmad...

Brisbane weather stalls Australia’s progress

BRISBANE: Australia took a big step towards victory when they removed dangerman Kane Williamson just before tea on the fourth day of the first...

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