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Sports

Saudi woman drives F1 car to mark historic day

‘Dream the impossible’ LE CASTELLET, France, June 24, (RTRS): Aseel Al-Hamad drove a Renault Formula One car around the French Grand Prix circuit in front of thousands of fans on Sunday and declared the start of a new era for Saudi women in motorsport. The lap of Le Castellet’s Paul …

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Buttler century sees England to thrilling series sweep of Australia

Hosts beat tourists by one-wicket MANCHESTER, June 24, (AFP): Jos Buttler’s superb 110 not out saw England to a dramatic one-wicket win over Australia in the fifth and final one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday. Victory saw England complete their first 5-0 series sweep of Australia in any format …

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Wrestler in row with Kuwait TV presenter ‘dies’

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: WWE and WCE wrestler Leon White “Vader Time” died Monday night after suffering from heart diseases for a long time, reports Al-Nahar daily. He was also known as Big Van Vader and was popular in the 1990s. He emerged in the WWE arena for the first …

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France battle into last 16, Peru out

Teen makes history YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 21, (AFP): Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France’s youngest World Cup goalscorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday (June 21) to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit. France, one of the pre-tournament favourites, join Uruguay and hosts …

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Haribon Slazers wreck Asian Air Safari with no harsh effect

Cozmo Lane Specialists outsmart Ebonite in 3-game series KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Lack of enthusiasm, lost of confidence and players’ truancy were the reasons why the lower six teams did not thrive for eminence in the penultimate round of the on-going PBAK-2018 Friendship Cup Team Tournament held at Cozmo Entertainement …

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Pressure mounts on Brazil

Neymar fit to face Costa Rica SAINT PETERSBURG, June 21, (AFP): Neymar will play in Brazil’s vital World Cup match against Costa Rica on Friday despite injury fears, coach Tite has confirmed. A battered and bruised Neymar will aim to get Brazil’s World Cup campaign back on track here Friday …

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England eye magical 500 after smashing new ODI record

Poms call up Curran and Overton for final two Australia ODIs NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom, June 20, (AFP): England one-day captain Eoin Morgan said “the sky’s the limit” for his record-breaking side, with a total of 500 firmly in their sights after their rout of Australia. Morgan’s men posted a new …

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Ronaldo rescues Portugal as Saudis, Egypt and Morocco eliminated

Uruguay, Russia reach knockout stage ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, June 20, (AFP): Uruguay booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia on Wednesday, as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance in a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in Rostov-on-Don. The South Americans take on …

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Sri Lanka captain Chandimal banned for ‘ball tampering’

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia, June 20, (AFP): Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss his side’s third Test against the West Indies after being found guilty of ball tampering by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday. Chandimal was found guilty of changing the condition of the ball during the second day’s …

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Russia ruin Salah return

Hosts sink Egypt, eye last 16 SAINT PETERSBURG, June 19, (AFP): The return of Mohamed Salah from injury couldn’t prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1 on Tuesday. An own goal by Egypt captain Ahmed Fathy opened the floodgates on …

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