Arab Times

Dortmund subdue Bremen to cut Bayern lead – In-form Gladbach rout Hertha

BERLIN, Oct 31, (AFP): Second-placed Borussia Dortmund closed the gap behind German league leaders Bayern Munich to five points on Saturday as Marco Reus netted twice in their 3-1 win at Werder Bremen. Reus fired in the opening and third goals, but Borussia should have won by more as Gabon …

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Stopchargingmaria triumphs Breeders’ Cup Distaff – Hit It a Bomb wins juvenile turf

LOS ANGELES, Oct 30, (AFP): Stopchargingmaria held off Stellar Wind to triumph in the Distaff and give trainer Todd Pletcher two winners on the opening day of the Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland in Kentucky. The victory withstood a stewards’ review, after Stellar Wind jockey Victor Espinoza complained Stopchargingmaria obstructed his …

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Bullock entertains as ruthless campaign operative – ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ has absolutely perfect timing

They say timing is everything — or at least a whole lot. And on several fronts, the George Clooney-produced “Our Brand is Crisis,” starring Sandra Bullock as a damaged, ruthless political consultant, has absolutely perfect timing. First, it’s election season: Enough said! And second, with all the recent discussion about …

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‘Hard Stop’ forthright but dignified – British docu grapples with cultural context of 2011 riots

LOS ANGELES, Oct 30, (RTRS): Forthright but dignified, British doc “The Hard Stop” grapples sincerely with the cultural context of a wave of riots that broke out across England in the summer of 2011, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of London resident Mark Duggan. In the interests …

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Cooper from sniper to chef – ‘Burnt’ in quest

LOS ANGELES, Oct 30, (Agencies): In the past five years, Bradley Cooper has played handsome leading men, a perm-coiffed 1970s cop, a sniper and a rogue raccoon. But playing a chef on a quest for a Michelin star in “Burnt” really turned the heat up on the actor. “I had …

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Autumn of tumult at box office – Releases try to hook moviegoers with 3-D

NEW YORK, Oct 30, (AP): Hollywood came into its fall season buoyed by a near-record summer, the comfort of having three aces up its sleeve (James Bond, “Star Wars” and the final “Hunger Games” film), plus a string of studio spectacles geared more for adults than teenagers. The results, though, …

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Netflix poised to expand into ME

LOS ANGELES, Oct 30, (RTRS): Netflix is moving into the Middle East, an area with a population estimated at 370 million and a young, highly wired demographic. The subscription VOD company has posted job ads for marketing and social media manager positions in the Middle East and Joris Evers, vice-president …

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Impact book playoffs spot – Didi on target

MONTREAL, Oct 30, (AFP): Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba kept up his incredible scoring record as Montreal Impact cruised past Toronto FC 3-0 to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday. The Ivory Coast international bagged his 12th goal in 12 games since signing for Montreal in July after …

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Ooredoo successfully concludes ‘sponsorship’ for soccer tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo Group, today announced the successful conclusion of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s football tournament, which was held on 24th and 25th of October 2015. Commenting on the sponsorship, Mijbil Alayoub, Director of Corporate Communications at Ooredoo Kuwait …

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Biles makes history with 3rd world all-around gold – Romania’s Iordache recovers to win bronze

GLASGOW, Oct 30, (AFP): Simone Biles tumbled her way into the history books on Thursday by winning a record third consecutive all-around women’s gold at the world gymnastics championships ahead of US teammate and Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. It may not have been a sleek performance as the 18-year-old fought …

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