Five enter FIFA’s presidency race – Bility, Platini sidelined

ZURICH: FIFA has approved five candidates for its February presidential election amid the worst crisis in its history, after barring Liberia’s Musa Bility on...

Bangladeshi village girls bend it like Beckham

KOLSINDUR: Bangladeshi village football coach Mofiz Uddin only decided to form a girls’ team in 2011 out of frustration at the local boys’ failure...

13th Asian Shooting Championship concludes with eyes on Rio 2016

KUWAIT: Fierce competition marked the final stages of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship until the very last day, yesterday which ended with South Korea’s...

Five-star Mustafizur thrash Zimbabweans

DHAKA: Paceman Mustafizur Rahman grabbed 5-34 as Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the third and final one-day international to complete a whitewash...

Hafeez leads Pakistan to easy win over England

ABU DHABI: Mohammad Hafeez made a fluent unbeaten 102 to lead Pakistan to a comfortable six-wicket victory over England in the first one-day international...

Suspended FIFA chief Blatter in hospital, to leave Monday

GENEVA: Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter is in hospital after being placed under medical observation for stress, but he is expecting to leave the...

Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold,...

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooters were outstanding once again and snatched one gold and 2 bronze medals during the seventh day of competition, while Korea was...

TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

KUWAIT: The 18th Prof. Ramachandran Memorial Cricket Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni Association (CETAA) continued on 6th Nov at the...

Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

SYDNEY: Coach Darren Lehmann has promised no complacency after Australia’s solid victory over New Zealand in the first Test, saying yesterday that his young...

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...

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