Saturday , September 22 2018

Arab Times

Hazard sends Chelsea top

Blues rout Cardiff LONDON, Sept 15, (AFP): Eden Hazard scored a hat-trick as Chelsea continued their perfect start under Maurizio Sarri to move top of the Premier League with a 4-1 win over Cardiff at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Sol Bamba’s opener shocked Sarri’s men into life, but the Belgian …

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Ton-up Mushfiqur helps Bangladesh thump Sri Lanka

DUBAI, Sept 15, (AFP): Senior batsman Mushfiqur Rahim smashed a brilliant career-best hundred to steer Bangladesh to an emphatic 137-run victory over Sri Lanka in the opening Asia Cup match in Dubai on Saturday. The former captain’s 150-ball 144 with 11 fours and four sixes lifted Bangladesh from a precarious …

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‘Predator’ outstays welcome on Earth

Film personal for Shane Black Predators are personal for Shane Black. He was hacked apart by one of the fearsome alien hunters in the first “Predator” movie 31 years ago and now returns to sit in the director’s chair for the latest saga in the franchise. Ready for some payback, …

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War, famine and fear: Yemeni cinema fights back

‘10 Days Before the Wedding’ true to reality ADEN, Sept 15, (AFP): On opening night, Yemeni director Amr Gamal held his breath to see if anyone would turn up for his film, screened in a makeshift theatre in the war-torn country. More than a week later, the reception hall-turned-cinema is …

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FBC concludes 100th badminton tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) concluded its 100th (Centennial) Regular Tournament on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with veteran and amateur badminton players participating in the event. The tournament sponsored by Al-Muzaini Exchange Co & Bangs Hair Salon was action-packed …

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Richarlison at the double as Brazil thrash El Salvador

Argentina share lacklustre draw with Colombia WASHINGTON, Sept 12, (Agencies): Richarlison capped his first full start for Brazil by scoring twice as the South American giants thrashed El Salvador 5-0 at FedEx Field here Tuesday. The 21-year-old, who was signed by Premier League side Everton from Watford earlier this year …

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Spain humiliate Croatia with thumping win

Belgium rout Iceland ELCHE, Sept 12, (RTRS): Spain showed their remarkable potential under new coach Luis Enrique by destroying World Cup runners-up Croatia 6-0 to hand the visitors their biggest ever defeat and take control of their Nations League group. Midfielder Saul Niguez scored in his home city of Elche …

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McConaughey gives heart to ‘Rick’

Astonishing true story There’s a “where are they now” at the end of “White Boy Rick”, an astonishing true story about a teenager in a rough part of Detroit in the 1980s who became an undercover FBI informant, that might have served the movie better had the audience been aware …

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Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born’ to open Tokyo Film Festival

‘Husband Material’ romantic dramedy Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born” will open the 31st edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival. The film, which is Cooper’s directorial debut, had its premiere in Venice and continued at the Toronto Film Festival this week. The Tokyo festival runs Oct …

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Hezbollah, a history of assassinations and purge

THE Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) in the International Criminal Court will soon complete its tasks concerning the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri.  This is after perusing about 300 indictment documents and listening to 300 witnesses of the crime of the era. With this, the circle has …

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