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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Sports

Rashford stars, United hold off Liverpool – Mou dismisses critics

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, March 10, (AFP): Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho railed against his critics after Marcus Rashford’s flashing early double saw off Liverpool at Old Trafford with a 2-1 win, despite having just 32 percent of possession. Liverpool were left to rue a slow start as Rashford twice finished …

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Mushfiqur leads B’desh to record chase – Sri Lanka beaten by 5 wickets

COLOMBO, March 10, (AFP): Mushfiqur Rahim hit a blazing half-century to help Bangladesh chase down a record 215 and beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in a thrilling Twenty20 international of the tri-series in Colombo on Saturday. Rahim smashed an unbeaten 72 off 35 balls as the visitors achieved their …

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Gonzaga wins sixth straight WCC title – Bulldogs overwhelm BYU

LAS VEGAS, March 7, (AP): Gonzaga seemed headed for a dog fight with BYU to get a sixth straight West Coast Conference title. Once the Bulldogs started soaring, there was no stopping them. Racing out for dunks and 3-pointers in transition, No. 6 Gonzaga overwhelmed BYU during a massive run …

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D’souza stars as IEAS sink CSK for interschool title – AKFC win UGC 42nd Edition Football tournament

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Last Friday started off with an early morning kickoff of the conclusion to the United Goans Centre Interschool Under-15 Football Tournament 2018 between Indian English Academy School (IEAS) and the Carmel School of Kuwait (CSK). Both schools began the match in high spirits hoping to take …

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NZ edge England, level series – Injured Taylor hammers career-best 181

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, March 7, (AFP): Injury-hit Ross Taylor played through the pain to score a remarkable unbeaten 181 and seal a series-levelling win for New Zealand in the fourth one-day international against England Wednesday. Taylor limped through much of his innings in Dunedin after aggravating a thigh injury, but …

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Sri Lanka beat India in tri-nation opener – ICC suspend Indian curator

COLOMBO, March 6, (Agencies): Kusal Perera struck a belligerent 66 off 37 balls to set up a five-wicket victory for hosts Sri Lanka against India in the Twenty20 Tri-Series opener at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday. Chasing 175 for a win in the first match of the …

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Pacquiao eyes next fight in May or June

MANILA, March 6, (AFP): Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said his next opponent would be either world champion Lucas Matthysse or Danny Garcia in Malaysia in May or June, after rejecting an undercard offer to face Mike Alvarado. Pacquiao told ABS-CBN television in an interview aired Tuesday that his camp …

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Al-Habtoor congratulates Malek Jaziri

DUBAI, UAE, March 5: Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor, Founding Chairman of the Al-Habtoor Group and Founder of the Al-Habtoor Tennis Challenge met with Tunisian tennis player Malek Jaziri. Al-Habtoor congratulated Jaziri on his outstanding achievement to become the first Arab finalist in the 2018 ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The …

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Kuwait Cricket concludes AGM in emphatic style – KC president appoints Gibbs as national coach

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Kuwait Cricket, the official governing body for Cricket in Kuwait, conducted their AGM in a spectacular ceremony at Al Divvan ballroom on Sunday — Feb 18 The glamorous event saw the unveiling of South African superstar Herschelle Gibbs as the national coach for the senior men’s …

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City too good for cautious Chelsea – Silva strikes

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, March 4, (AFP): Manchester City’s relentless run towards the Premier League title continued as they opened up an 18-point lead by inflicting more damage on Chelsea’s chances of a top-four finish with a 1-0 home win on Sunday. Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the match …

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