Tuesday , September 25 2018


Spartak fined for banana-throwing incident

MOSCOW, Jan 15, (RTRS): The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) have fined Spartak Moscow 700,000 roubles ($9,135) after two bananas were thrown on the ice from the stands at the end of a game against Medvescak Zagreb on Wednesday. Game officials recorded the incident in their report, while Medvescak forward Edwin …

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Dummett denies Man United win – Villa end wait

LONDON, Jan 13, (AFP): Paul Dummett’s deflected 90th-minute equaliser denied Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United a morale-boosting victory as Newcastle United snatched a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Premier League. Wayne Rooney completed a brace with a stunning 79th-minute goal to put United 3-2 up, after a 2-0 advantage procured …

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Al-Nabooda Racing ready for tough Porsche GT3 Cup test in Abu Dhabi – Runaway leaders aim to build on record team championship

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: Runaway leaders Al Nabooda Racing are ready for their toughest test of the season so far when the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East returns to Yas Marina Circuit for the first time in just over three years next week. Jeffrey Schmidt and Zaid Ashkanani have …

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Dhoni not convinced by DRS after wrong call – Akmal’s 1-match suspension lifted

PERTH, Australia, Jan 13, (Agencies): Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says he remains unconvinced by the merits of the Decision Review System despite India appearing to get a wrong decision in their opening one-day international loss to Australia. India’s lack of faith in the use of DRS proved costly as George …

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Kuwait fined, forfeit match – FIFA ban

LONDON, Jan 13, (Agencies): Kuwait have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs ($9,932.46) and forfeited November’s World Cup 2018 qualifier against Myanmar after failing to play the match due to a FIFA ban, soccer’s governing body said in a statement on Wednesday. The Kuwait Football Association were suspended from FIFA in …

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Salmiya win Crown Prince Cup

Al-Salmiya Football Club have emerged victorious in the 23rd Crown Prince Football Championship for the second time in history by beating Al-Kuwait Football Club by 1-0 in the final held at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium on Tuesday in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf …

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Smith, Bailey tons power Australia to five-wkt win – India’s Sharma hits unbeaten 171

PERTH, Australia, Jan 12, (AFP): Steve Smith and George Bailey both scored centuries as Australia cruised to a five wicket win over India in the first One Day International at the WACA ground on Tuesday. After Indian opener Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 171 to lead his country to an …

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Tayeb Shala’a continues winning streak

Horse Tayeb Shala’a of Al-Merikhi stable ridden by jockey Al-Daffar continues its winning streak by winning for the fifth consecutive time and won the prized car offered by the Mustafa Karam company dedicated to the Second Class horses running the 1600 meters distance in 1-37-5 minutes by half a length …

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Top T20 ranking at stake for New Zealand, Pakistan – Fixing case is ‘warning’ for small teams, says Hong Kong boss

WELLINGTON, Jan 12, (AFP): New Zealand and Pakistan both have the opportunity to vault to the top of the Twenty20 world standings over the next 10 days, according to the congested rankings released on Tuesday. Although they start their three-match series in Auckland on Friday with Pakistan ranked sixth and …

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Messi wins record fifth Ballon d’Or – Lloyd claims women’s award; Enrique named coach of year

ZURICH, Jan 11, (AFP): Barcelona star Lionel Messi won a record fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday. He dethroned three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo in adding to his four consecutive awards from 2009 to 2012. Brazil star Neymar came third …

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