Messi wins record fifth Ballon d’Or – Carli Lloyd gets FIFA world player award

MADRID: Lionel Messi deposed eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo to take back his crown as the undisputed king of world football by lifting a record...

Kuwait, Salmiya clash today in Crown Prince Cup final

KUWAIT: The final match of the Crown Prince 23rd Cup between Kuwait and Salmiya sporting clubs will be held today at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad...

Annual shooting tourney of Mustafa Karam concludes

KUWAIT: The Annual Shooting Tournament of Mustafa Karam Contracting Company concluded during a ceremony held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, in the...

Afghanistan’s cricket team returns home victorious

KABUL: Afghanistan’s national cricket team returned home yesterday after securing a second Twenty20 win over Zimbabwe in three months, propelling the squad into the...

Record breakers Guptill, Munro lead NZ sweep

AUCKLAND: Colin Munro blasted New Zealand's fastest Twenty20 half century to surpass a mark set by Martin Guptill earlier in the innings as the...

Raonic takes revenge on Federer to win in Brisbane

BRISBANE: Milos Raonic got one back on Roger Federer to start the new season. After losing coach Ivan Ljubicic to the Federer camp leading...

Swansea shocked in FA Cup, Chelsea through

LONDON: Premier League Swansea City fell victims to the first major giant-killing of the FA Cup third round yesterday when they lost 3-2 away...

Messi treble lifts Barca to the top of La Liga

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi warmed up for his anticipated fifth World Player of the Year crown by scoring his first hat-trick of the season to...

Rooney saves Man Utd in FA Cup

LONDON: Wayne Rooney's stoppage-time penalty spared Manchester United from an embarrassing goalless draw as they edged third-tier Sheffield United 1-0 in the FA Cup...

Aguero shines as slick City dispatch Norwich

NORWICH: Sergio Aguero kept Manchester City firmly in the hunt for silverware on four fronts with a sparkling strike in their 3-0 victory over...

‘Perfect’ Djokovic thrashes Nadal to win Qatar Open

DOHA: Novak Djokovic won his first title of 2016 yesterday, playing “perfect” tennis to thrash arch-rival Rafael Nadal in straight sets during a breathtaking...

Kings hold off Bryant’s Lakers

LOS ANGELES: The Sacramento Kings squandered a 27-point lead but dug deep late for a 118-115 NBA victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in...

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