Tuesday , January 23 2018

Sports

Love powers Cavs to 9th straight victory – Suns top Bulls; Bucks breeze past Kings

CLEVELAND, Nov 29, (AP): Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his career and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their longest winning streak since 2015 to nine games by downing the Miami Heat 108-97 on Tuesday night. …

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India cricket board fined $8 mn by anti-trust panel – Sri Lanka makes Perera one-day captain

NEW DELHI, Nov 29, (AFP): India’s competition watchdog on Thursday fined the country’s powerful cricket governing body $8 million over a multi-billion dollar broadcasting deal for the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Competition Commission ruled that the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the world’s wealthiest national cricket body, …

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Kohli leads ‘pay rise’ call for India cricket players – Herath doubt for crucial 3rd Test

NAGPUR, India, Nov 28, (AFP): National team skipper Virat Kohli has demanded a greater share of India’s growing cricket wealth for players ahead of contract talks this week, officials said. Top players saw their annual basic deals doubled to $300,000 this year. But the Indian squad, who are due to …

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AFC to maintain format of ACL despite Gulf crisis

BANGKOK, Nov 28, (RTRS): Matches between clubs from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar will continue to be played on a home-and-away basis in next year’s Asian Champions League despite an on-going diplomatic dispute between the Gulf states, the Asian Football Confederation said on Tuesday. The AFC’s executive …

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Ahli United Bank organized ‘Ali Mansour Al Sarraf’ staff football tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: For the second consecutive year, Ahli United Bank announced that it had organized the “Ali Mansour Al Sarraf” football tournament amongst its employees from various departments and branches. The competition, which ran from Nov 12-22, 2017, took place at the football pitch located at the Kuwaiti …

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Ashwin breaks record as India crush Sri Lanka in 2nd Test – Hosts win by an inning, lead tourists by 239 runs

NAGPUR, India, Nov 27, (AFP): Spin wizard Ravichandran Ashwin played down comparisons with Dennis Lillee after his record-breaking feat Monday helped India crush Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test. Ashwin became the fastest bowler to reach 300 Test wickets, taking 54 matches to reach …

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2 runners die in Ethiopian road race

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov 27, (AP): Organizers say two competitors have died in the 10-km (6.2-mile) Great Ethiopian Run road race. Organizers didn’t identify the two runners or give causes of death. Police said medical experts suspect heart problems could be the cause of both deaths. On their Facebook page, …

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Al-Abdulrazzaq wins Aquabike Grand Prix of Dubai

World jet ski champion, Yusef Al-Abdulrazzaq of Kuwait, won Aquabike Grand Prix of Dubai on Saturday, and maintained his top world championship standings. Al-Abdulrazzaq, speaking to KUNA, said he was proud to hear Kuwait’s national anthem when he was at the podium following his win, which maintains his world’s top …

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