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    Asian squash gold medallists honoured

    PESHAWAR: The Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tuesday awarded cash prizes to Hamza Niaz and Abbas Zeb, gold medallists of the Asian Junior Sq... Read More

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    Djokovic overwhelms Isner

    LONDON: Novak Djokovic sent out a warning to his rivals at the ATP Finals on Monday, brushing aside big-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to launch his bid ... Read More

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    England, S Africa register easy wins in Women?s World T20

    GROS ISLET, ST Lucia: England got their ICC Women’s World T20 campaign up and running with a seven-wicket win against Bangladesh, after their fi... Read More

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    SECOND TEST: BD hold advantage despite Taylor ton

    DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his third consecutive five-wicket haul on Tuesday to put Bangladesh in command in the second Test against... Read More

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    Cole quits

    LONDON: Former England midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement on Tuesday after making more than 700 appearances for seven clubs including West H... Read More

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    BD in command

    DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his third consecutive five-wicket haul on Tuesday to put Bangladesh in command in the second Test against... Read More

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    Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals

    LONDON: Novak Djokovic sent out a warning to his rivals at the ATP Finals on Monday, brushing aside big-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to launch his bid ... Read More

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    India denies Kosovo female boxer visa

    NEW DELHI: A professional boxer from Kosovo has been denied entry to India to compete in the women’s world championships because the foreign min... Read More

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    Reus out of German camp

    LEIPZIG, Germany: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus was forced to sit out with a foot injury as Germany were put through their paces in training... Read More

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    Rooney excited for ?great moment? in England farewell

    WASHINGTON: Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time ... Read More

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    Cilic leads Croatian bid to dethrone Davis Cup champs France

    ZAGREB, Croatia: World number seven Marin Cilic will spearhead Croatia’s bid for just a second Davis Cup triumph when they face France in Lille ... Read More

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    Side strain likely to delay Tamim?s return to action

    DHAKA: Opener Tamim Iqbal’s return to the Bangladesh side is likely to be delayed further, after he had picked up a side strain during training ... Read More

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    UEFA may reopen financial fairplay cases

    LAUSANNE: UEFA warned Monday that clubs whose finances have already been scrutinised by its Financial Fair Play regulations may not be out the clear y... Read More

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    Taijul puts BD on top despite Taylor ton

    DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his third consecutive five-wicket haul on Tuesday to put Bangladesh in command in the second Test against... Read More

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    Anderson hammers Nishikori at ATP Finals

    LONDON: Kevin Anderson handed Japan’s Kei Nishikori a humiliating 6-0, 6-1 thrashing at the ATP Finals as the South African moved to the brink o... Read More

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    Asim bags POF squash title

    WAH: SNGPL’s Asim Khan defeated Israr Ahmed in the final to win the 3rd Chairman POF Board National Men’s Squash Championship title here a... Read More

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    Boxing ring repaired in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Taking swift action, the Directorate of Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday repaired the damaged boxing ring at the Peshawar Sports Complex.... Read More

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    Liverpool return to top of Premier League table

    LIVERPOOL: Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table — temporarily at least — with a 2-0 win at home to basement club Fulh... Read More

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    Federer crashes to Nishikori in opener

    LONDON: Roger Federer suffered a shock straight-sets defeat to Kei Nishikori at the ATP Finals on Sunday, severely denting his bid for the 100th title... Read More

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    Iqra clinches table tennis title

    PESHAWAR: Iqra Rehman on Monday won the Search of Pearls Table Tennis Tournament played here at the Peshawar Sports Complex.Iqra defeated Nimra 3-2 in... Read More

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    Martial, Pogba out of key match

    CLAIREFONTAINE-EN-YVELINES, France: Manchester United pair Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba will miss France’s key Nations League fixture against ... Read More

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    Korean ?Garlic Girls? curlers in miserable situation

    SEOUL: The South Korean ‘Garlic Girls’ curling team who became a media sensation with their unlikely run to this year’s Olympic fina... Read More

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    AIBA submits report to IOC with Tokyo fate at stake

    LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association is counting on a crucial report being submitted to the International Olympic Committee on Monday to lif... Read More

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    Solari named permanent Real coach

    MADRID: Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champi... Read More

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    Soccer: Juve outclass AC Milan

    MILAN: On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent... Read More

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    Murray out of All Blacks clash

    DUBLIN: Conor Murray has been ruled out of Ireland’s Test against world champions New Zealand this weekend, the Irish Rugby Football Union annou... Read More

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    Lee breaks K-league record

    SEOUL: Veteran striker Lee Dong-gook set a South Korean record for league appearances by an outfielder when he turned out for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors i... Read More

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    Ribery slaps TV pundit after Bayern defeat

    BERLIN: Former France international Franck Ribery allegedly slapped French television pundit Patrick Guillou after Bayern Munich’s 3-2 defeat to... Read More

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    D-Day for Calgary 2026 Olympic bid as referendum looms

    MONTREAL: Calgary’s bid to stage the 2026 Winter Olympics faces a make-or-break referendum on Tuesday, with a sceptical public heads to the poll... Read More

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    Kuchar survives scare to end title drought

    MEXICO CITY: Matt Kuchar survived a late scare to clinch his first title in four years on Sunday with a one-shot victory at the US PGA Tour’s Ma... Read More

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    Higuain misses penalty, sees red as Juve sink AC Milan

    MILAN: On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent... Read More

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    Real reward interim boss Solari with permanent contract

    MADRID: Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach on Monday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champi... Read More

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    AIBA submits report to IOC with Tokyo fate at stake

    LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association is counting on a crucial report being submitted to the International Olympic Committee on Monday to lif... Read More

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    Verstappen threatens to ?punch? Ocon as Hamilton wins Brazilian GP

    SAO PAULO, Brazil: Dutch driver Max Verstappen was accused of trying to punch French rival Esteban Ocon after a controversial clash at Sunday’s ... Read More

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    Zverev sees off Cilic threat at ATP Finals

    LONDON: Alexander Zverev saw off the challenge of Marin Cilic 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/1) at the ATP Finals on Monday.In a match littered with dozens of unfo... Read More

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    Drained United outclassed as City move top of EPL

    MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho blamed a draining week for their disappointing performance as Manchester City moved back top of th... Read More

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    Australia ?different ball game?, says Rohit

    NEW DELHI: Batsman Rohit Sharma said India were brimming with confidence after their crushing home victories over the West Indies — but warned t... Read More

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    Shorthanded Warriors beat Nets, Lakers topple Kings

    LOS ANGELES: Kevin Durant scored 28 points and unheralded Quinn Cook delivered 27 as the defending champion Golden State Warriors rallied without inju... Read More

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    Misoi and Muriuki win Athens Marathon

    ATHENS: Kenya’s Brimin Kipkorir Misoi won the 36th Athens Classic Marathon on Sunday clocking the 42.195km distance in two hours, 10 minutes and... Read More

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    Tsitsipas beats de Minaur to win Next Gen ATP Final

    MILAN: Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas capped a breakthrough season by rallying from a set down to beat Australian Alex de Minaur in the Next Gen AT... Read More

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    Red-hot Momota bags China Open crown

    SHANGHAI: World champion Kento Momota won badminton’s Fuzhou China Open on Sunday to add another title to his already spectacular season.Japan&r... Read More

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    Leicester pay tribute to Vichai, Foyth fires Spurs

    LONDON: Leicester paid an emotional tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha before their goalless draw against Burnley, while Juan Foyth’... Read More

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    Mominul, Mushfiqur help BD take command over Zimbabwe

    DHAKA: Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim shared a record partnership with centuries apiece to put Bangladesh in a strong position in the second Test a... Read More

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    Siniakova leads Czechs past United States to Fed Cup title

    PRAGUE: Katerina Siniakova beat Sofia Kenin in a marathon three-set battle on Sunday to lead the Czech Republic to a sixth Fed Cuptitle in eight years... Read More

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    Season Canola Polo Cup for Descon

    LAHORE: Descon Construction Company clinched the Season Canola Polo Cup after beating Rijas by 7 1/2-6 in the thrilling final played here at the Lahor... Read More

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    Hooper rues spurned penalties

    CARDIFF: Australia skipper Michael Hooper admits ruing twice spurning kickable penalties to go for attacking line-outs, as under-fire coach Michael Ch... Read More

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    Siniakova leads Czechs past US to Fed Cup title

    PRAGUE: Katerina Siniakova beat Sofia Kenin in a marathon three-set battle on Sunday to lead the Czech Republic to a sixth Fed Cup title in eight year... Read More

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    ?Sport should take precedence over politics?: Coe warns against boycott of Qatar world c?ships

    DOHA: Sebastian Coe said Sunday that sport should take precedence over politics and urged nations locked in a diplomatic dispute with Qatar not to boy... Read More

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    Scotland full-back Hogg set for Glasgow exit

    LONDON: Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg will leave Glasgow at the end of the season, the club said on Sunday.The 26-year-old joined the Warriors in 201... Read More

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    Liverpool continue title push against fading Fulham

    LIVEPOOL: iverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table -- temporarily at least -- with a 2-0 win at home to basement club Fulham at Anfiel... Read More

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    Mominul, Mushfiqur lift Bangladesh to 303-5

    DHAKA: Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim shared a record partnership with centuries apiece to put Bangladesh in a strong position in the second Test a... Read More

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    Iran women attend Asian football final in rare ?victory?

    TEHRAN: Hundreds of Iranian women attended a crunch football match in Tehran, in a rare step seen Sunday as a “victory” by local newspaper... Read More

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    Miller, du Plessis slam tons as SA clinch ODI series

    HOBART: David Miller and Faf du Plessis plundered big-hitting centuries in a batting master-class as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs to win the... Read More

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    Usyk ends Bellew career to defend cruiserweight titles

    LONDON: Tony Bellew vowed to retire from boxing after Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk defended his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO cruiserweight titles with an eighth-... Read More

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    Kenyan double as Misoi, Muriuki win Athens Marathon

    ATHENS, Greece: Kenya’s Brimin Kipkorir Misoi won the 36th Athens Classic Marathon on Sunday clocking the 42.195km distance in two hours, 10 min... Read More

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    World champion Momota wins China Open

    SHANGHAI: World champion Kento Momota won badminton’s Fuzhou China Open on Sunday to add another title to his already spectacular season.Japan&r... Read More

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    Siniakova leads Czechs past US to Fed Cup title

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Katerina Siniakova beat Sofia Kenin in a marathon three-set battle on Sunday to lead the Czech Republic to a sixth Fed Cup tit... Read More

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    Alcacer fires Dortmund past Bayern to maintain lead

    DORTMUND, Germany: Paco Alcacer scored the winner as Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from behind to beat defending champions Bayern Mu... Read More

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    Oosthuizen hot on heels of Nedbank leader Garcia

    SUN CITY, South Africa: Sergio Garcia bogeyed the par-four 18th and Louis Oosthuizen birdied the hole, providing a vital lifeline for the South Africa... Read More

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    Mominul, Mushfiqur put Bangladesh in command

    DHAKA: Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim shared a record partnership with centuries apiece to put Bangladesh in a strong position in the second Test a... Read More

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    Pickford heroics leave Chelsea frustrated

    LONDON: Chelsea missed a chance to keep pace with their title rivals as Everton held on for a 0-0 draw thanks to Jordan Pickford’s heroics on Su... Read More

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    Dhawan shines as India sweep T20 series

    CHENNAI: Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed 92 as India completed a six-wicket Twenty20 International win on the last ball against West Indies on Sunday to... Read More

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    World number one Halep and coach split

    PARIS: Darren Cahill, the coach of world number one and French Open champion Simona Halep, said Friday he will take a break from tennis in 2019 for fa... Read More

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    ICC TEST RANKINGS: Herath signs off at No 8 on bowlers? table

    DUBAI: There was a fair bit of movement on both the batsmen’s and bowlers’ charts following the Test matches in Sylhet and Galle.It happen... Read More

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    Teen skater Kihira wins on GP debut

    HIROSHIMA, Japan: Japanese schoolgirl Rika Kihira marked her Grand Prix figure skating debut with a stunning victory at the NHK Trophy on Saturday.Oly... Read More

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    Bamba lifts Cardiff out of relegation zone

    LONDON: Cardiff climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as Sol Bamba’s last-gasp goal clinched a 2-1 win over 10-man Brighton on Satur... Read More

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    Messi ready as Barca drop Dembele

    BARCELONA: Ernesto Valverde has indicated Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti are both ready to return for Barcelona against Real Betis on Sunday but Ousma... Read More

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    Veteran Federer keen to complete 100 tennis titles in Londo

    London: Roger Federer is aiming to complete a century of titles at the ATP Finals but will likely have to find a way past the irrepressible Novak Djok... Read More

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    Chess stars mull next move after draw

    LONDON: The 2018 World Chess Championship resumes in London on Saturday after three-time defending champion Magnus Carlsen drew with American Fabiano ... Read More

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    Momota sails into China Open final

    SHANGHAI: World champion Kento Momota fought back from a game down to defeat Olympic title-holder Chen Long and reach Sunday’s final of the Fuzh... Read More

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    Leicester City honour late Thai owner Vichai

    LEICESTER, United Kingdom: Leicester City fans fell silent on Saturday in a heartfelt tribute to late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha before the first ... Read More

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    Klopp wrestlesb with Liverpool?s midfield dilemma

    LIVERPOOL: As Jurgen Klopp tries to maintain Liverpool’s challenge for the Premier League title, the need to sort out his midfield is becoming a... Read More

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    Buerki out of Bayern clash

    —ag AFPDORTMUND, Germany: German league leaders Borussia Dortmund have lost first-choice goalkeeper Roman Buerki for Saturday’s Bundesliga... Read More

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    Results Boys singles final

    Ivan Peny (Bul) bt Huzaifa Abdul Rehman: 2-6, 6-4, 6-3;Girls Doubles:Mina Toglukdemir (Turkey) Sara Yigin (Ger) bt Melina Mehrani/Meshkatolzahra Safi ... Read More

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    Nishikori set for ATP Finals test

    LONDON: Kei Nishikori said Friday he was “lucky” to be at the ATP Finals after clawing his way up the rankings following a lengthy injury ... Read More

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    Kuchar takes two-shot lead over Champ in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY: Matt Kuchar grabbed a two-shot lead at the US PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Classic in Mexico on Friday, firing his second straight 64 for a ... Read More

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    Roland Garros finalist Safarova set to retire

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech former world number five Lucie Safarova, a French Open runner-up in 2015, said Saturday she will retire after January&rs... Read More

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    World number one Halep and coach split

    PARIS: Darren Cahill, the coach of world number one and French Open champion Simona Halep, said Friday he will take a break from tennis in 2019 for fa... Read More

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    Lopez wins maiden LPGA crown with China victory

    SHANGHAI: Mexico’s 136th-ranked Gaby Lopez celebrated the biggest victory of her career on Saturday when she triumphed at the $2.1 million Blue ... Read More

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    Chelsea?s Barkley fears hostile reception against Everton

    LONDON: Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley is braced for a hostile reception when his old club Everton visit Stamford Bridge on Sunday (today) .Barkley ... Read More

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    Bamba strikes late to lift Cardiff out of relegation zone

    LONDON: Cardiff climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as Sol Bamba’s last-gasp goal clinched a 2-1 win over 10-man Brighton on Satur... Read More

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    Australia, South Africa gear up for winner-takes-all finale

    HOBART: There’s everything to play for in the final One-day International between Australia and South Africa here on Sunday (today).Australia br... Read More

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    Arsenal, Chelsea progress in Europa League

    PARIS: Arsenal booked a place in the Europa League knockout stage and extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches despite a 0-0 draw with Sporting Lisbo... Read More

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    India rest main bowlers for 3rd T20

    NEW DELHI: Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav have been rested from the third and final Twenty20 International of India’s series agai... Read More

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    Brunt ruled out of Women?s World T20

    GEORGETOWN: Injury has forced Katherine Brunt out of the Women’s World T20, in a major blow to England’s campaign to add to their World Cu... Read More

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    Only title victory will silence critics, says Klopp

    LONDON: Jurgen Klopp admits he is frustrated that the high expectations surrounding Liverpool’s Premier League title bid have overshadowed their... Read More

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    Ex-Aussie swim coach to stand trial on abuse charges

    SYDNEY: Prominent former Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers was committed to stand trial on Friday for a host of historical child sex offences.Th... Read More

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    Bumrah, Kuldeep, Umesh rested for final WI T20

    NEW DELHI: Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav and Umesh Yadav have been rested for the final T20 against Windies in Chennai, BCCI announced via a media rel... Read More

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    Leicester set for Vichai farewell

    LONDON: Leicester return to action at the King Power Stadium on Saturday with football a mere afterthought as fans prepare to pay heartfelt tribute to... Read More

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    ?Timely completion of sports projects top priority?

    LAHORE: A key SBP meeting under the chairmanship of DG SBP Nadeem Sarwar reviewed the development of under-construction sports projects in Faisalabad ... Read More

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    Boca, River fans going crazy over Copa derby final

    BUENOS AIRES: Millions of football mad fans in Argentina are eagerly counting down to the first ever “superclasico” Copa Libertadores fina... Read More

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    Swiss attorney general suspends prosecutor in FIFA probe

    GENEVA: The office of Switzerland’s attorney general said Friday it had suspended a federal prosecutor in connection with investigations into al... Read More

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    Mourinho side-steps City?s Financial Fair Play row

    MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Jose Mourinho has described the quality of Manchester City’s work on the pitch as “untouchable” while re... Read More

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    Australia down SA to end losing streak

    ADELAIDE: Australia snapped a seven-game losing streak to beat South Africa by seven runs in the second one-dayer in Adelaide on Friday, keeping the s... Read More

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    Momota, Chen in badminton semis showdown

    SHANGHAI: World champion Kento Momota of Japan will be intent on revenge when he plays China’s Olympic title-holder Chen Long in a mouthwatering... Read More

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    Lopez grabs LPGA lead

    SHANGHAI: Gaby Lopez hit a 183-yard hole-in-one as she surged into the lead of the $2.1 million Blue Bay LPGA in China to celebrate her birthday in st... Read More

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    Strycova, Kenin to open Fed Cup battle today

    PRAGUE: Barbora Strycova will launch the Czech Republic’s Fed Cup victory bid on Saturday when she faces American Sofia Kenin in the opening mat... Read More

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    ?Ronaldo, Messi still best but won?t win Ballon d?Or?

    PARIS: Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe told AFP on Thursday that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi remain football’s greatest players but that ... Read More

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    Swiss attorney general suspends prosecutor in FIFA probe

    GENEVA: The office of Switzerland’s attorney general said Friday it had suspended a federal prosecutor in connection with investigations into al... Read More

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    Only winning title will silence critics, says Klopp

    LONDON: Jurgen Klopp admits he is frustrated that the high expectations surrounding Liverpool’s Premier League title bid have overshadowed their... Read More

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