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Bangladesh set up India Cup final showdown

Mushfiqur, Mustafizur shine in win over Pakistan ABU DHABI, Sept 26, (AFP): Mushfiqur Rahim scored a fighting 99 to guide Bangladesh into the Asia Cup final with a convincing 37-run win over Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The former skipper missed out a deserving century but still lifted Bangladesh …

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Wozniacki, Kerber stunned at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China, Sept 26, (Agencies): World number two Caroline Wozniacki and Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber were stunned at the Wuhan Open in China on Wednesday, both suffering shock defeats at the hands of less fancied opponents. Olympic champion Monica Puig gave herself an early birthday present, beating Wozniacki 7-6 (12-10), …

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Valverde says Messi the best despite Modric award

Real’s Lopetegui backs VAR MADRID, Sept 25, (RTRS): Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes his player Lionel Messi should have won FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award and not Real Madrid’s Luka Modric. Modric was named the best player of 2018 at a glitzy ceremony on Monday night which Messi did not attend …

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Ronaldo turns to Juventus challenge after FIFA ‘snub’

Under-pressure Roma looking for boost MILAN, Sept 25, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo turns his focus back to Juventus’s quest for a treble this season on Wednesday after losing out in the FIFA’s best player of the year award. Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo skipped the awards ceremony in London on Monday …

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Modric crowned world’s best

Marta named Women’s Best Player for record 6th time LONDON, Sept 25, (AFP): Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned FIFA’s Best Player of the Year. The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Madrid …

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Federer, Zverev lead the way as Team Europe ‘retain’ Laver Cup

Aussies in cruise control at Wuhan Open CHICAGO, Sept 24, (Agencies): Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev won clutch singles matches as Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the third and final day of action in the international tournament in Chicago on Sunday. Federer’s hard-fought …

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Bangladesh beat Afghanistan in last ball finish

Pakistan, Bangladesh meet to decide who face India in final ABU DHABI, Sept 24, (AFP): Bangladesh paceman Mustafizur Rahman held his nerves to bowl a final dot ball in the 50th over to give his team a nerve-wracking three-run win over Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi. Needing eight to win off …

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Rampant Liverpool go top

Salah back in the goals LIVERPOOL, Sept 22,  (AFP): Liverpool stormed back to the top of the Premier League with 3-0 victory over Southampton with Mohamed Salah back among the goals at Anfield. Liverpool have now won their first six league games for the first time since 1990, the same …

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KOC Blue top standings

KOC Blue won their 2nd successful playoff of the IRHC 2018. In a very well paced match, Sohail of Kuwait Independence Hockey Team scored the opening goal in the 1st quarter of the Field Hockey Championship under KEHA. However a goal each from the 2nd and 3rd quarters by Hossam …

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FBC 101st regular tourney concludes

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) concluded its 101st Regular Tournament on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with veteran and amateur badminton players participating in the event All players displayed their best form as they battled it out with the best …

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