Category: Sport

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staffJune 13, 2018

Saudi players’ participation at Spain clubs proves ‘fiasco’

MADRID – Nine Saudi players loaned to Spanish clubs to improve their level before the World Cup left without hardly ...

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staffJune 12, 2018

After military wins, Syrians root for ally Russia in World Cup

With days to go before the World Cup, bustling markets in Syria’s capital are blanketed in the flags of competing ...

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staffJune 10, 2018

Neymar starts for Brazil as Ronaldo trains

Neymar made his first start since February in Brazil’s final World Cup warm-up match on Sunday as Cristiano Ronaldo trained ...

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staffJune 10, 2018

Prospect of 2022 Qatar World Cup jumping to 48 teams fading

The prospect of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar growing to 48 teams faded Sunday after a discussion of the ...

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staffJune 10, 2018

Awe-inspiring Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open title

Rafael Nadal beat Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-3 6-2 to claim a record-extending 11th French Open title on ...

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staffJune 10, 2018

Salah’s World Cup fitness uncertain as Egypt arrive in Russia

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah arrived in Russia Sunday, with the Pharaohs hopeful the star striker can complete a dramatic injury comeback ...

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staffJune 8, 2018

Zidane not in frame for France job at the moment

PARIS – Zinedine Zidane will not be taking over as coach of the French national team any time soon as ...

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staffJune 8, 2018

Argentina’s Lanzini ruled out of World Cup

Argentina midfielder Manuel Lanzini will miss the World Cup after injuring a knee in training. “Manuel Lanzini suffered, in today’s ...

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staffJune 5, 2018

French Open 2018 – Marco Cecchinato in semi-finals

Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open after Italy’s Marco Cecchinato beat him to reach the semi-finals in a ...

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staffJune 1, 2018

FIFA lifts ban on Guatemala ahead of 2026 World Cup vote

ZURICH – FIFA has lifted its suspension of the Guatemala football federation, clearing the Central American country to vote in ...