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Tuesday , December 11 2018

Sports

Hazard sends Chelsea top

Blues rout Cardiff LONDON, Sept 15, (AFP): Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick as Chelsea continued their perfect start under Maurizio Sarri to move top of the Premier League with a 4-1 win over Cardiff at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Sol Bamba’s opener shocked Sarri’s men into life, but the Belgian …

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Ton-up Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh thump Sri Lanka

DUBAI, Sept 15, (AFP): Senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim smashed a brilliant career-best hundred to steer Bangladesh to an emphatic 137-run victory over Sri Lanka in the opening Asia Cup match in Dubai on Saturday. The former captain’s 150-ball 144 with 11 fours and four sixes lifted Bangladesh from a precarious …

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FBC concludes 100th badminton tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) concluded its 100th (Centennial) Regular Tournament on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with veteran and amateur badminton players participating in the event. The tournament sponsored by Al-Muzaini Exchange Co & Bangs Hair Salon was action-packed …

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Richarlison at the double as Brazil thrash El Salvador

Argentina share lacklustre draw with Colombia WASHINGTON, Sept 12, (Agencies): Richarlison capped his first full start for Brazil by scoring twice as the South American giants thrashed El Salvador 5-0 at FedEx Field here Tuesday. The 21-year-old, who was signed by Premier League side Everton from Watford earlier this year …

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Spain humiliate Croatia with thumping win

Belgium rout Iceland ELCHE, Sept 12, (RTRS): Spain showed their remarkable potential under new coach Luis Enrique by destroying World Cup runners-up Croatia 6-0 to hand the visitors their biggest ever defeat and take control of their Nations League group. Midfielder Saul Niguez scored in his home city of Elche …

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Japan crush Costa Rica in dream start for Moriyasu

China’s soccer dream more elusive than ever after latest flops OSAKA, Japan, Sept 11, (AFP): Japan gave Costa Rica the runaround in a 3-0 home victory Tuesday as Hajime Moriyasu got off to a winning start as head coach of the Blue Samurai. Sho Sasaki’s header was turned into his …

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Governing body defends umpire after Serena flap

Australia paper defends Williams cartoon despite outrage LONDON, Sept 11, (Agencies): The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the US Open final, saying his “decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules.” Williams was cited by Carlos Ramos three times …

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Record-breaker Anderson ends India resistance

England win series 4-1 LONDON, Sept 11, (AFP): James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England’s 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday. With just one wicket to fall, and Anderson needing one more to break the record of 563 he …

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Kuwait Kyokushin-Kan Karate team wins two gold medals in Lebanon competition

Kuwait performance lauded BEIRUT, Sept 9, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Kyokushin-Kan Karate team won two goal medals at the “Saida Fight Night 3: the Revenge” championship in Lebanon late Saturday. Speaking to KUNA, head of the Kuwaiti delegation Hassan Al-Kanderi said that Kuwaiti Karatekas Dhari Al-Enizi and Omar Saeed won their respective …

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Victor Badminton Academy holds 2nd coaching tournament

Mathan crowned champion in adult category Gautam grabs Advance 1 crown KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The Victor Badminton Academy held its second coaching tournament was held at the Al-Sahil Sports Club in Abu Halifa recently. Over 75 trainees participated in the tournament as part of the overall development of the …

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