Man Utd loses 4th in row at Stoke

LONDON: Louis van Gaal hinted that he could vacate the Old Trafford hot seat after watching Stoke City swat aside his timid Manchester United...

Sports authority welcomes IOC chief’s statement on Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Sports (PAS) yesterday welcomed President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach's statement which rebuffed attempts to link...

Russian sports minister denies doping cover-ups

MOSCOW: Russia’s sports minister says accusations that the government is covering up doping of athletes are unfounded. Russia’s track and field federation was suspended...

Hiddink tells players ‘look in the mirror’

LONDON: New Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink has asked his underperforming players to "look in the mirror" and claims their future at the club...

Wenger lauds sick Ozil’s amazing recovery

LONDON: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger heralded Mesut Ozil after the German playmaker rose from his sickbed to inspire his team to victory over Premier...

Platini calls FIFA ban a ‘kick in the teeth’

PARIS: Michel Platini called FIFA's eight-year ban a "kick in the teeth" but vowed in an interview with AFP yesterday to fight on for...

NZ’s McCullum announces international retirement

WELLINGTON: Blockbusting New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum announced yesterday he will bow out of international cricket after the Test series against Australia in February,...

Japan picks new design for Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

TOKYO: Japan chose a scaled-down design yesterday for the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, five months after scrapping the initial design and...

Blatter, Platini get 8-year bans

ZURICH: A FIFA ethics tribunal yesterday banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years, saying they had abused their positions over a suspect...

Platini’s tactical genius goes wrong

PARIS: Making the right pass at a crucial moment made Michel Platini one of the world's greatest footballers, but poor timing has cost him...

Isolated Blatter devastated by FIFA scandals

ZURICH: Facing criminal investigation and banned from VIP tribunes, Sepp Blatter cuts an increasingly lonely figure far from the football president who mixed with...

‘Dull’ Murray wins BBC Sports Personality award

BELFAST: Davis Cup hero Andy Murray won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2015 at a star-studded reception in Belfast on...

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