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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Sports

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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India rout Pakistan by eight wickets

Both qualify DUBAI, Sept 19, (AFP): India crushed Pakistan by eight wickets in their long-awaited Asia Cup match which failed to live up to its hype in Dubai on Wednesday. Pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3-15) and part time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav (3-23) sent Pakistan, who won the toss and batted, …

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Firmino hands Liverpool flying start

Atletico undo Monaco as Dortmund pip Brugge LIVERPOOL, Sept 19, (Agencies): Liverpool left it late but showed Paris Saint-Germain have plenty of work to do if they are to challenge for a first-ever Champions League title as Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage time winner in a 3-2 victory at Anfield. …

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Russia’s reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

Anti-doping exec, whistleblower among many to lead the opposition MOSCOW, Sept 19, (AP): Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing for its state-sponsored doping scheme? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti-Doping Agency, the watchdog body tasked with stopping any repeat of the widespread drug use …

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Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Lanka slammed after exit ABU DHABI, Sept 18, (AFP): Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday, knocking the former champions out of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka needed to win the Group B match to stay in …

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