Halep crashes; Sharapova books semi-finals at WTA

SINGAPORE: Agnieszka Radwanska sent top seed Simona Halep crashing out of the WTA Finals yesterday with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 win which also put...

Middlesbrough shock United in League Cup, Klopp off mark

LONDON: Wayne Rooney failed to convert a spot-kick as Manchester United lost 3-1 on penalties to second-tier Middlesbrough in the League Cup on Wednesday,...

FA to probe Blatter’s 2018 World Cup claims

LONDON: Football Association chairman Greg Dyke said yesterday his organisation would investigate suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s claim a deal was agreed to award...

Chelsea crash out with Arsenal in League Cup

LONDON: Chelsea’s woes continued when the holders were dumped out of the Capital One (League) Cup fourth round following a shootout defeat by Stoke...

Zain honors National Jet Ski team champions

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, honored Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team champions, during a special honoring ceremony held in its main...

KSSC will not march under Olympic flag

KUWAIT: President of the Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations, Chairman of Kuwait Shooting Sport Club reiterated that the KSSC will not participate in Rio...

On stony ground: Asian cricketers find Saudi solace

RIYADH: Even the best groundkeeper’s skills would be lost on this grassless pitch in the Saudi capital Riyadh where Asian expats make the most...

Mishra gets bail after arrest in assault case

MUMBAI: India leg-spinner Amit Mishra was arrested by police and then released on bail in Bengaluru yesterday in connection with a complaint of assault...

Candidates wait for FIFA to validate presidential bids

LAUSANNE: The eight candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president were still waiting to have their bids validated by the electoral committee of...

Sharapova floors Halep

SINGAPORE: Maria Sharapova emphatically declared her return to form after months of injury problems yesterday as she beat top seed Simona Halep 6-4, 6-4...

Kuwait sports laws in tune with Olympic Charter

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah affirmed that Kuwait’s sports laws are in...

VIVA announces ‘Get ready for the Clasico’ Campaign

KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announces its campaign “Get ready for the Clasico”, which started on Oct 18 and will...

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