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Sunday , November 18 2018

Sports

Alvarez outpoints Cotto, captures world title – Vargas stops Miura to take super feather belt

Las Vegas, Nov 22, (AFP): Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez captured the vacant World Boxing Council middleweight title Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto. Judges awarded Alvarez the verdict by scores of 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111, the Mexican improving to 46-1-1 while Cotto fell to 40-5. …

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Suarez, Neymar on song as Barcelona rout Real Madrid – Catalans move six clear of rivals

MADRID, Nov 21, (AFP): Luis Suarez and Neymar continued their sensational goalscoring form as Barcelona moved six points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga with a 4-0 thrashing of their bitter rivals at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Barca even had the luxury of leaving Lionel Messi …

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Rampant Liverpool thwart Man City title push – Leaders Hull held by Bristol city

MANCHESTER, Nov 21, (Agencies): The Juergen Klopp effect began to really take effect on Saturday as Liverpool hammered mercurial Manchester City 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium to provide the Merseysiders’ new coach with his most striking Premier League win yet. Klopp’s men defeated struggling champions Chelsea 3-1 last month but …

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Kuwait, Qout Market & Ooredoo are back together – Valuable offer is available exclusively at Ooredoo’s booth

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: This weekend saw the return of the highly popular Qout Market with thousands descending upon its new Murooj venue to snap up local produce and crafts. Local artisans displayed their wares or performed to the public — with the hope of making their big break. Ooredoo …

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Guangzhou reclaim Asian CL title – Elkeson produces a magic

GUANGZHO, Nov 21, (AFP): A moment of magic from Brazil’s Elkeson earned China’s Guangzhou Evergrande their second AFC Champions League title in three years on Saturday after a tense second leg of their final against Al Ahli. The striker’s instinctive turn and toe-poke on 54 minutes finally unlocked the Emirati …

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Buttler steers Poms to series win – Pakistan fall short in decider

DUBAI, Nov 20, (AFP): Jos Buttler hit the fastest one-day hundred by an Englishman to guide England to an 84-run win over Pakistan in the fourth and final day-night international in Dubai on Friday for a 3-1 series triumph. Buttler’s 52-ball 116 not out — his hundred coming off just …

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Huge security operation for Clasico – Real hope front three perform against Barca

Madrid, Nov 20, (AFP): An unprecedented level of security will be put in place for Real Madrid’s huge clash with Barcelona on Saturday in response to the deadly attacks on Paris a week ago. The security threat to what is widely regarded as the biggest game in world football, with …

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Ashkanani 4th on grid for opening race – Qatar’s Frijns clinches pole

 KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Kuwait’s Zaid Ashkanani will start his bid to win Season 7 of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East from fourth position following qualifying of the opening race at the Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir. Held as part of the prestigious FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) final weekend …

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Sheikh Ahmad wants bigger role than presidency

LAUSANNE, Nov 20, (AFP): Asia’s powerful Olympic chief Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah said Friday that he is not bidding to succeed FIFA president Sepp Blatter because he has a bigger role to play in cleaning up world football. “Why don’t I want to succeed Sepp Blatter? Because I …

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Argentina, Brazil back on track, Ecuador still perfect; Chile crash – Uruguay go second, Paraguay defeat Bolivia

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 18, (AFP): Argentina and Brazil reignited their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaigns with important victories on Tuesday as Copa America champions Chile crashed to defeat in their grudge match with Uruguay. Two-time World Cup winners Argentina — who had taken just two points from their first three matches …

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