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Barca suing Neymar for breach of contract

BARCELONA, Aug 22, (AFP): Barcelona are seeking at least 8.5 million euros ($10 million) in compensation from Neymar for breach of contract, the club said on Tuesday as the bitter fallout rumbles on from his world record 222 million-euro move to Paris Saint-Germain. The move comes after Barcelona refused to …

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Kuwait names former athletics stalwart delegate to SEA Games – Myanmar fans beaten up at football stadium

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Public Authority for Sports (PAS) has assigned former athletics champion Mahmoud Abul to the position of special envoy to the ongoing Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held in Malaysia. In a statement issued by PAS, Abul was quoted as saying he was thankful for the …

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Kuwaiti team grabs two golds at Kyokushin championship

Kuwait’s Kyokushin team won two gold medals at the international Fight Night championship that came to a close in Sidon city, south Lebanon, on Sunday evening. Dhari Al-Anzi secured the first gold after knocking down his German rival in the middleweight (under 85 kg) event just 40 seconds through the …

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Barca honour terror attack victims in win – Real cruise

BARCELONA, Aug 21, (AFP): Barcelona got their La Liga season off to a winning start on Sunday, beating Real Betis 2-0 at a emotional Camp Nou following a pair of terrorist attacks in Catalonia. Twin vehicle attacks on Thursday killed 14 people and wounded around 120 in Barcelona’s bustling Las …

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Schooling storms 50m butterfly gold – Philippines sweep triathlon

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21, (AFP): Singapore’s Olympic champion swimmer Joseph Schooling put a “rough summer” behind him as he stormed to 50m butterfly gold in tournament-record time at the Southeast Asian Games on Monday. Schooling flopped at the July world championships, just a year after his shock Olympic 100m butterfly …

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Chelsea spoil Spurs Wembley opener – Alonso scores brace

LONDON, Aug 20, (AFP): Tottenham Hotspur made a losing start to life as Wembley’s full-time tenants after Marcos Alonso’s double earned Premier League champions Chelsea a 2-1 victory on Sunday. The Spaniard struck either side of a late Michy Batshuayi own goal to get Chelsea back to winning ways after …

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India power to 9-wkt win over Sri Lanka – Dhawan shines

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, Aug 20, (AFP): Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a disciplined effort by the spinners powered India to a nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international on Sunday. Chasing a modest 217 for victory, India rode on an unbeaten 197-run stand between Dhawan, who …

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Kuwaiti shooting champions in 7th Asian Shotgun Championship honored

Kuwait Shooting Sport Club Thursday organized a big ceremony at the Shooting Range Complex in Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Complex in honor of the Kuwaiti shooting champions who won in 7th Asian Shotgun Championship that concluded recently in Kazakhstan. Kuwaiti shooters took top place in the general standings after winning …

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Rodriguez shoots down Arsenal – Stoke stun Gunners

STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom, Aug 19, (AFP): Stoke City’s new loan signing Jese Rodriguez made an immediate impact by scoring the only goal as his side stunned Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday. The 24-year-old Spaniard, who only arrived in England this week, started and finished the move that saw Mark …

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Flying tiger, gold suits as SEA Games open – Malaysia aiming to top medals table again

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19, (AFP): Teenage diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri flew through Malaysia’s national stadium in a brave stunt to light the cauldron at the climax of a glittering Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony on Saturday. The 18-year-old rising star was suspended high above the Bukit Jalil stadium floor in …

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