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Bolt shakes off bad start, wins Racers GPrix 100m – Ahoure clocks African record 10.78 at Florida meet

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 12, (Agencies): Jamaica’s Usain Bolt shook off a “horrible start” to win the 100m at the Racers Grand Prix athletics meeting in 9.88sec, the second-fastest time in the world this year. “It wasn’t a perfect race, but the good thing was that I won and I came …

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Robson-Kanu gives Wales winning return – Schaer on target as Swiss edge 10-man Albania

BORDEAUX, June 11, (AFP): Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu scored a joyously celebrated 81st-minute winner as Wales marked their major tournament return by edging Slovakia 2-1 in Saturday’s Euro 2016 opener in Bordeaux. Playing their first game at a major championship since the 1958 World Cup, Wales took a 10th-minute lead courtesy …

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Ton-up Rahul makes India history in Zimbabwe romp – Second-string tourists too good for full-strength hosts

HARARE, June 11, (AFP): Opener KL Rahul became the first Indian to hit a century on one-day international debut as he secured a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the first ODI at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. With just two runs required for victory, Rahul launched Hamilton Masakadza for …

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Al-Balouz, Al-Mailam and Al-Madamar notch up wins – Mulla team blank Al-Yahya team 3-0

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: On the fifth day of the Late Abdullah Meshari Al-Roudhan Ramadan Indoor Football Tournament, Al-Balouz team, which had won the tournament in 2013, defeated the Arab Parliamentarian Scout Union with a score of 2-0, the team of Late Musaed Al-Mailam defeated the Passports team by two …

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Messi grabs hat-trick, Argentina cruise into quarters – Chile keep Copa campaign alive

CHICAGO, June 11, (AFP): Lionel Messi scored a magical hat-trick in 19 minutes as Argentina cruised into the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals with a 5-0 rout of Panama on Friday. Messi had been forced to delay his debut in the tournament after a slow recovery from a lower back injury, …

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Euro 2016 kicks off in France – Germany, Spain and England out to spoil party

PARIS, June 10, (AFP): Didier Deschamps’ exciting France team started the Euro 2016 finals against Romania on Friday with the country grappling with strike chaos but among the favourites to win the trophy. Under a state of emergency since the November 13 Paris attacks and with the government scrambling to …

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Bubyan Bank, Kuwait Credit Bank notch up tourney wins – Luiz, Carvajal among stars for Dream Match

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: The organizing committee of the Late Abdullah Meshari Al-Roudhan Ramadan Indoor Football Tournament declared in a press release that the first Dream Match will be on the 9th of Ramadan. The defender for the French club Paris Saint-Germain and vice captain for the Brazilian national team …

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Muhammad Ali cheered in Louisville as world says goodbye – Erdogan cuts short US trip after disagreement with organizers

LOUISVILLE, June 10, (AFP): Thousands of people on Friday cheered and threw roses in the streets of Muhammad Ali’s hometown Louisville as they bade farewell to the boxing legend and civil rights hero known as “The Greatest.” A mass funeral procession, a private burial and public memorial service will wrap …

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Stuttgart match win sets another Federer record – Thiem recovers to beat Youzhny

STUTTGART, Germany, June 10, (AFP): Roger Federer beat Florian Mayer 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/1) on Friday to reach the Stuttgart grass court semi-finals, claiming another record in the process. The world number three moved ahead of Ivan Lendl to stand second in career match wins with his 1,072 victories putting …

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Gulf Cables rally to 3-0 win over Ministry of Electricity – McDonalds edge Sky as Al-Roumi blank Sparks

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: The Gulf Cables team are being considered as a team to beat in the ongoing Late Abdullah Meshari Al-Roudhan Ramadan Indoor Football Tournament after they defeated the Ministry of Electricity team by three goals to none during the third day of the tournament. According to a …

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