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2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre

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Qatari sheikh’s ownership of La Liga’s Malaga: When a football dream turns sour

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Author: MATT SMITHSat, 2018-02-17 23:38ID: 1518889546141103900BARCELONA: On a chilly April night in Germany’s football heartland the Ruhr valley, Malaga CF were denied a place in the Champions League semifinals by two controversial stoppage-time goals. Defeat to Borussia Dortmund was hard to accept, but what seemed clear was that a wealthy new European football power had emerged to […]

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Sachin Tendulkar says rest of cricketing world yet to ‘figure out’ India’s spin duo

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Author: ARAB NEWSSat, 2018-02-17 22:37ID: 1518885661710725300LONDON: India legend Sachin Tendulkar is confident that Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal will play a major role in the country’s performance on overseas pitches because the rest of the cricketing world is “yet to figure out” a method to counter the two young wrist spinners. Speaking at an event called ‘The […]

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Elise Christie crashes out again at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Vonn finishes 6th

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Author: APSat, 2018-02-17 19:11ID: 1518885352140658000PYEONGCHANG: Triple world champion Elize Christie crashed hard into the protective padding on the last corner of her 1,500-meter speed skating semifinal on Saturday and had to be stretchered off the ice. The British athlete was chasing South Korean leader Choi Min-jeong together with Li Jinyu when Christie and the Chinese skater tangled. […]

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Iran protests ban on wrestler who threw bout to avoid Israel

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Author: AFPSat, 2018-02-17 13:05ID: 1518863002947847300TEHRAN: Iran’s wrestling federation said late Friday it would protest a decision to ban one of its athletes and the national coach for deliberately throwing a match to avoid fighting an Israeli opponent. Alireza Karimi Mashiani threw a match against his Russian opponent in the under-23 world championships in Poland in November to […]

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Czech Ester Ledecka wins shock Olympic super-G, US’s Lindsey Vonn sixth

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Author: AFPSat, 2018-02-17 07:33ID: 1518842276816776300PYEONGCHANG, South Korea: Czech snowboarder Ester Ledecka sprang one of the biggest shocks in Winter Games history when she won the super-G on Saturday with US star Lindsey Vonn finishing sixth. Ledecka, also favorite in the snowboard parallel slalom in a week’s time, clocked 1min 21.11sec down the polished 2km-long Jeongseon course to […]

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Signing MoU with Qatar FA shows the English FA has lost its moral compass

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Author: JONATHAN WILSONSat, 2018-02-17 01:58ID: 1518811467382220100LONDON: The English Football Association really is an astonishing body. Almost from the moment it was founded in December 1863, it has lurched from embarrassment to embarrassment, plumbing new depths. The latest farrago is signing a memorandum of understanding with the Qatar Football Association. The FA will no doubt seek to justify […]

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Arab history-maker Samir Azzimani carries fellow skier over line for ‘moment of the Games’

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Author: AFPSat, 2018-02-17 01:51ID: 1518810500602112800PYEONGCHANG: Morocco’s Samir Azzimani was involved in what might just be the defining image of this year’s Winter Olympics.Mexico’s German Madrazo was heroically skiing last to the line, proudly brandishing the flag of his country and smiling jubilantly. After crossing the finish after 15 kilometers of gruelling freestyle cross-country racing on Friday, he […]

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Unstoppable Virat Kohli leads India to 5-1 hammering of South Africa

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Author: APFri, 2018-02-16 03:00ID: 1518805293281385300CENTURION, South Africa: Virat Kohli said he would never take his cricket talent for granted after he finished India’s one-day international series against South Africa as he started it — with a match-winning century. Kohli was in dazzling form as he hit 129 not out off 96 balls to take India to an […]

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WATCH: Outrageous Panenka in the Baghdad derby between Al-Talaba and Al-Zawraa

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Author: ARAB NEWSFri, 2018-02-16 22:26ID: 1518800396570929400LONDON: It takes nerves of steel to take a Panenka in any game — let alone in the Baghdad derby with the league leaders when the game is deadlocked. But Arkan Ammar showed he is the man for the big occasion by dinking the ball past the despairing dive of the Al-Zawraa […]

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