Djokovic cruises, Nadal survives at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS: Spanish star Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic remained on course Wednesday for a mouth-watering Indian Wells semi-final, while Swiss Stan Wawrinka exited in a match he described as a no-brainer. World number five Nadal survived a scare from Alexander Zverev, rallying to beat the German teenager 6-7 (8/10), 6-0, 7-5 and More...

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Galatasaray name Riekering as new coach

ISTANBUL: Istanbul giants Galatasaray on Wednesday named Jan Olde Riekering as coach until the end of the season, replacing Mustafa Denizli, whose doomed three month spell saw the team crash out of title contention. The More...

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Northern Ireland boss O’Neill signs new deal

LONDON: Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has signed a new four-year contract after steering his side to the Euro 2016 finals, the Irish Football Association announced Wednesday. The extension comes More...

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Feuz wins, Fill claims downhill title

SAINT MORITZ: Peter Fill became the first Italian to win the men’s World Cup downhill title on Wednesday after Swiss skier Beat Feuz won the season-finale at Saint Moritz. Fill did enough in 10th to overtake More...

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Three polio workers shot at, injured in Shikarpur

GARHI YASIN: A three-member lady health worker polio team was shot at and injured by armed men in Garhi Yasin area of Shikarpur district on Wednesday. The polio team was working as part of the latest four-day polio More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Manchester United seeks to build brand in Asia with Gulf Oil tie-up

MANCHESTER: Manchester United said on Monday it had cut a three-year partnership deal with Gulf Oil International, showing the club’s appeal as a global brand bears no sign of waning despite a relatively poor More...

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Manchester United seeks to build brand in Asia with Gulf Oil tie-up

MANCHESTER: Manchester United said on Monday it had cut a three-year partnership deal with Gulf Oil International, showing the club’s appeal as a global brand bears no sign of waning despite a relatively poor More...

By admin On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Ten-man Leverkusen end winless streak

BERLIN: Ten-man Bayer Leverkusen had an own-goal to thank for ending their four-match winless streak in the Bundesliga in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over Hamburg. Hamburg’s Sweden midfielder Albin Ekdal slid More...

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Kerber upset at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS: Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Indian Wells tournament Saturday, losing her opening match in straight sets 7-5, 7-5 to Czech Denisa Allertova. The world number two knocked More...

By admin On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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Ireland knocked out in washout against Bangladesh

DHARAMSALA: The persistent rain abandoned the match between Bangladesh and Ireland in the first round group A of the World Twenty20 here at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Friday. Thus, Ireland More...