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Al-Attiyah, Sunderland, Casale confirm memorable victories – Al-Rajhi, Quintanilla, Sonik win Qatar’s Sealine Rally final stage

LOSAIL, Qatar, April 22: Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah, Dubai-based English rider Sam Sunderland and Chile’s Ignacio Casale emerged unscathed from the final 350.94km selective section of the Sealine Cross-Country Rally to confirm memorable victories in the car, motorcycle and quad categories at Losail on Friday. The final stage was won …

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Yuvraj sets 2019 World Cup goal – India drops $42m claim over aborted WI tour

MUMBAI, April 22, (Agencies): Once a limited-overs giant, Yuvraj Singh has been in and out of the Indian team in recent years but the all-rounder believes he still has enough cricket in him to look forward to the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. The 34-year-old left-handed batsman has …

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Harden ‘sinks’ clutch winner as Rockets cut Warriors lead – Thunder, Raptors notch up Game 3 victories

HOUSTON, April 22, (Agencies): The frantic, final moments nearly undermined all the Houston Rockets built in scratching out a double-digit lead, but James Harden took advantage of the disarray by doing what he does best. Harden nailed a step-back jumper with 2.7 seconds left, and the Houston Rockets claimed a 97-96 …

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Man U, Reds fire European hopes – West Ham fine season continues as Everton crushed in derby

LONDON, April 21, (AFP): Matteo Darmian inspired Manchester United to victory over Crystal Palace and Liverpool crushed derby rivals Everton 4-0 as both teams enhanced their chances of securing European football on Wednesday. Italian right-back Darmian scored his first goal for United and created an own goal for Damien Delaney as …

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Cavs, Heat, Clippers in control – Cleveland ties record

CLEVELAND, April 21, (AP): LeBron James scored 27 points and J.R. Smith made seven of Cleveland’s NBA playoff record-tying 20 3-pointers as the Cavaliers opened a 2-0 lead in their series with a 107-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The top-seeded Cavs put away the up-and-coming Pistons …

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‘Injured Ronaldo needs more rest’ – Barca still alive

MADRID, April 21, (AFP): Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted he should have rested star Cristiano Ronaldo more in recent weeks after he limped off in Real’s 3-0 win over Villarreal on Wednesday. Ronaldo was seen holding his right hamstring before leaving the field in the closing minutes, putting at risk …

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Former MP Mohammad Jassem hosts Al-Kuwait FC

Chairman of the Arab and International Relations Council, former president of the Arab Parliamentary Union and former MP Mohammad Jassem Al-Saqer Wednesday hosted Al-Kuwait Football Club and officials of the current champions of the Amir Cup in his diwaniya at Shamiya area. According to a press release, the visit was aimed …

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Arsenal seek top-four spark against West Brom – Pulis urges players to make the most of successive away games

LONDON, April 20, (AFP): Arsenal’s quivering tightrope walk towards their Premier League top-four objective resumes this Thursday when West Bromwich Albion visit the Emirates Stadium in a re-arranged fixture. Sunday’s 1-1 draw at home to Crystal Palace saw Arsene Wenger’s side slip to fourth place and left them with precious little …

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‘WC stadiums were not our problem’

DOHA, April 20, (AFP): FIFA ignored any problems to do with World Cup stadium construction, including human rights, up to and including Brazil in 2014, a senior official admitted on Wednesday. Federico Addiechi said football’s governing body did not view anything concerned with the building of venues for football’s biggest …

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Al-Nasr Team win 2nd consecutive match

Competitions of the Third Local Disabled Games Tournament continued inside the pitches and sports halls of the Sports Club for the Disabled on Tuesday with scintillating performances from male and female competitors in shooting, football for the blind, and other field and track events. According to a press release, Al-Nasr …

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