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ICC rubbishes Ashes spot-fixing claims

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on ICC rubbishes Ashes spot-fixing claims

Author: ARAB NEWSFri, 2017-12-15 03:00ID: 1513285309392457900LONDON: The International Cricket Council has clean bowled claims the third Ashes Test had been “corrupted” after claims in a British newspaper that bookmakers offered to fix parts of the match.The Sun newspaper published purported evidence of bookmakers offering to sell details of rigged periods of play for betting purposes in the […]

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Stokes back in the runs

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Author: ARAB NEWSFri, 2017-12-15 03:00ID: 1513285309312457600LONDON: England may have been enjoying a rare good day in the Ashes with David Malan and Jonny Bairstow putting the Australian bowlers under pressure in Perth, but another good knock would not have gone unnoticed in the dressing room. The side’s outcast Ben Stokes returned to form in dramatic fashion, smashing […]

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Froome ‘damaged’ by claims

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Author: ARAB NEWSFri, 2017-12-15 03:00ID: 1513285309222457300LONDON: Chris Froome has admitted that his failed drugs test during his victory at the Vuelta a Espana is “damaging” as the four-time Tour de France winner battles to clear his name.The British rider had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication Salbutamol in his system during the Grand Tour race he […]

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Jazira left down but not out by Real Madrid

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Author: JOHN DUERDENFri, 2017-12-15 03:00ID: 1513284172922354800DUBAI: Superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale broke Al-Jazira’s hearts in the Club World Cup on Wednesday, canceling out Romarinho’s shock first-half opener and denying them what would have been the biggest win in their history. We look at five positives the UAE side can cling to after such a heroic performance:Al-Jazira […]

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Middle East money bound for Newcastle

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Author: JONATHAN WILSONFri, 2017-12-15 03:00ID: 1513284173002355100LONDON: Newcastle United find themselves in a strange limbo but on Wednesday night, it seems, the takeover of the club by the Dubai-based PCP Capital Partners Middle Eastern investment fund took a significant step forward. It is a saga that had dragged on for so long, that many fans had begun to […]

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Prosecutors pushing for conviction in FIFA trial

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Author: AFPFri, 2017-12-15 03:00ID: 1513284173382355600NEW YORK: US prosecutors urged a New York jury to convict three wealthy South American former football officials “on all counts” in the face of “overwhelming” evidence, delivering closing arguments at the FIFA corruption trial. “The three defendants thought the payouts would last forever but they won’t,” assistant US attorney Kristin Mace told […]

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International Cricket Council rubbish Ashes spot-fixing claims

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on International Cricket Council rubbish Ashes spot-fixing claims

Author: ARAB NEWSThu, 2017-12-14 17:57ID: 1513265655530633400LONDON: The International Cricket Council has clean bowled claims the third Ashes test had been “corrupted” after claims in a British newspaper that bookmakers offered to fix parts of the match.The Sun newspaper published purported evidence of bookmakers offering to sell details of rigged periods of play for betting purposes in the […]

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Football: Lewandowski shoots into Bundesliga’s top 10

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Author: AFPThu, 2017-12-14 14:36ID: 1513264984080571400BERLIN: Robert Lewandowski has fired his way into 10th place in the list of the Bundesliga’s all-time top scorers as the Polish striker just keeps on hitting the net. Lewandowski rescued Bayern with a second-half winner in Wednesday’s 1-0 victory over bottom side Cologne as the league leaders struggled to break down a […]

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Chris Froome admits failed drugs test at Vuelta is “damaging”

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Author: Arab NewsThu, 2017-12-14 19:11ID: 1513263875640466300LONDON: Chris Froome has admitted that his adverse drugs test during his victory at the Vuelta a Espana is “damaging” as the four-time Tour de France winner battles to clear his name. The British rider had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication Salbutamol in his system during the Grand Tour race […]

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Australia quickens the pace, turning up the heat on England

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Author: AFPThu, 2017-12-14 10:55ID: 1513240998248539200PERTH, Australia: Australia’s pace trio turned up the heat on England on the opening day of the third Ashes Test in Perth on Thursday. After Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat, the tourists were 175 for four at tea facing hostile bowling on a bouncy WACA Ground wicket hosting an […]

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