Thursday , January 18 2018

Sports

Five-goal Aguero fires Man City top – Mane, slick Southampton deepen Chelsea gloom

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 3, (AFP): Sergio Aguero turned in a remarkable goal-scoring performance by netting five times in 20 minutes as Manchester City came from behind to rout Newcastle United 6-1 on Saturday. Only four other players in post-1992 Premier League history — Andrew Cole, Alan Shearer, Jermain Defoe …

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Blatter’s survival in doubt after sponsor’s resignation call – ‘FIFA’s reputation deteriorating’

LAUSANNE, Oct 3, (AFP): After powerful FIFA sponsors demanded his immediate resignation, a key question surrounded Sepp Blatter on Saturday: can the sleaze-tainted president of world football’s governing body survive until his planned departure in February? Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser in separate statements Friday called for Blatter to go, …

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Al-Bader wins gold medal in 200m breaststroke in Bangkok

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3, (KUNA): A Kuwaiti swimmer won a gold medal Saturday in the 200m breaststroke event of the 8th Asian Age Group Championships, currently held in Bangkok, Thailand with participation of 31 countries. In the tourney’s third day, swimmer Ahmad Al-Bader ended the competition, 18 year-old and above …

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Zimbabwe stun Pakistan to level ODI series at 1-1

Malik’s brilliant fightback foiled  HARARE, Oct 3, (AFP): Shoaib Malik’s brilliant fightback was foiled by bad light as Zimbabwe beat Pakistan by five runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in a drama-filled second one-day international at Harare Sports Club on Saturday. Malik was left stranded on 96 not out having hauled …

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Gym Team marks birthday of mentor, spends power-packed routines

Kicks and punches of full body workout  KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The Gym Team had a day of fun and powerpacked routines as they celebrated the birthday of one of its mentors, Ida Pelaud, wife of the General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel who is a known fitness enthusiast. The …

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FIFA dispatches letter to KFA – ‘Modify law or face suspension’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Kuwait Football Association (KFA) announced that FIFA dispatched a letter to the association Thursday opposing the new law that governs Kuwaiti football. The letter specified Oct 15 as the end of grace period during which KFA must modify the law or face suspension of its activities. …

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Real Madrid honors Ronaldo

Real Madrid held a special ceremony to honor Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday after he became the club’s all-time leading scorer. The club presented Ronaldo with a custom-made trophy in a ceremony attended by his family and teammates at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. After a long video showing Ronaldo’s official presentation …

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Lewandowski relishing Bayern-Dortmund clash

Schalke need to beat Cologne   BERLIN, Oct 2, (AFP): Robert Lewandowski aims to add to his incredible goal-scoring run in Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga showdown against ex-club Borussia Dortmund in Germany’s ‘Der Klassiker’ on Sunday. The Poland hot-shot has netted 10 times in his last three games alone and has scored …

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Classy South Africa stun India in 1st T20

Proteas win by 7 wickets to grab 3-game series lead DHARAMSALA, India, Oct 2, (AFP): South Africa put on a thrilling batting display to brush aside India by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 match in Dharamsala on Friday and grab the lead in the three-game series. In a high-scoring …

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Oman Air enjoy excellent opening day

The Wave, Muscat make stunning start at Extreme Sailing Series Istanbul MUSCAT, Oct 2: Leigh McMillan let team grit do the talking when The Wave, Muscat opened their bid for the Extreme Sailing Series’ Istanbul crown with a clean sweep of seven podium places plus a further four from Stevie …

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