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Mayfield throws 3 TDs as Sooners upset Ohio State – Clemson’s defense hammers Auburn with 11 sacks

LOS ANGELES, Sept 10, (AP): Baker Mayfield threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Oklahoma knocked off No. 2 Ohio State 31-16 on Saturday to give first-year head coach Lincoln Riley an early signature victory. Mayfield lived up to his billing as a Heisman Trophy contender in …

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Five-star Man City crush Liverpool – Mane off, Ederson injured

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sept 9, (AFP): Liverpool’s Sadio Mane was dismissed for a challenge that saw goalkeeper Ederson stretchered off as Manchester City destroyed their Premier League title rivals 5-0 on Saturday. Brazilian Ederson was carried off in a neck brace after being caught in the face by Mane’s foot …

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Test-best Anderson bowls England to WI series win – Poms beat Windies by 9 wickets

LONDON, Sept 9, (AFP): James Anderson took the best innings figures of his Test career as England completed a nine-wicket and series-clinching victory against West Indies at Lord’s on Saturday. Anderson followed up his Friday feat of becoming the first England bowler and only sixth in history to take 500 …

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Chelsea edge Leicester for third successive win – Morata, Kante on target

LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Sept 9, (AFP): A rare N’Golo Kante goal on his return to Leicester gave Premier League champions Chelsea a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Kante struck five minutes after half-time with a low shot that appeared to take City keeper Kasper Schmeichel by …

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Panel part of FIFA fix in bid to lift ban

Kuwait Football Federation installs interim committee KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Kuwaiti football crisis took a new dramatic turn that may have positive indicators, as the local clubs have overthrown the former board of directors headed by Sheikh Talal Al-Fahd and formed an interim committee to manage the affairs of …

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HH the Amir congratulates Saudis on WC qualification

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable of congratulations to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on the Saudi team qualification to Russia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup. His Highness the Amir lauded the members of the Saudi team for …

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Kuwait crew set for the Great River Race – Pilot Gig Rowing

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Pilot Gig Rowing is a social sport recently introduced to Kuwait by local boat builders Qabazard Marine LLC. A Social sport and culture. It has inspired a group of local athletes from Kuwait to come together, kept together, and work together to raise. Boat Championship 21.6 …

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India win T20 to complete Tour whitewash in Sri Lanka – Kohli fires tourists to 7-wicket victory

COLOMBO, Sept 6, (AFP): Skipper Virat Kohli hit a blazing half-century as India completed their rout of Sri Lanka on this tour, winning the one-off Twenty20 by seven wickets in Colombo on Wednesday. Chasing 171 for victory, India rode on a 119-run second-wicket stand between Kohli (82) and Manish Pandey …

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Saudi Arabia, SKorea qualify for WC – China out

JEDDAH, Sept 5, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 2006 by beating Japan 1-0 in Jeddah on Tuesday to claim a place at the finals in Russia next year. The Saudis join Iran, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Belgium and hosts Russia in …

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Del Potro set up Federer US Open showdown – Pliskova books last eight date with Vandeweghe

NEW YORK, Sept 5, (AFP): Juan Martin del Potro shrugged off sickness to save two match points and defeat Dominic Thiem in a five-set US Open epic on Monday to book a quarter-final showdown with five-time champion Roger Federer. Argentina 24th seed Del Potro claimed a heroic 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 …

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