Tag Archives: SPORTS

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Golf: McDowell takes one-shot lead into final round at Saudi International

02 February, 2020 2:00 pm 2:00 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Graeme McDowell birdied his final hole to take a one-shot lead after the third round at the Saudi International in King Abdullah Economic City on Saturday. After a difficult front nine, McDowell rolled in three straight birdies on the 12th, 13th and 14th before finishing in style with another on the par-four … Read More

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Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for £340 million –...

01 January, 2020 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English soccer club Newcastle United for about £340 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the discussions. The deal would represent an exit for British billionaire Mike Ashley, who made his fortune from sportswear retailer Sports Direct … Read More

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Record tailender stand sees England to 400 runs in first innings

01 January, 2020 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – England’s tailenders put South Africa to the sword with a record-breaking 10th-wicket partnership to amass 400 runs in their first innings and take a firm grip on the final test at The Wanderers on Saturday. South Africa were 11-0 in reply at tea on the second day as they began the long … Read More

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Guardiola targets second place as ‘extraordinary’ Liverpool mar...

01 January, 2020 9:02 am 9:02 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City will target second place in the Premier League and focus on cup competitions with unbeaten league leaders Liverpool too far ahead to reel in, manager Pep Guardiola said on Monday. Defending league champions City are 16 points behind Liverpool — who have a game in hand — and Guardiola said … Read More

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Ronaldo double fires Juventus four points clear with Parma win

01 January, 2020 10:21 am 10:21 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice to continue his sensational scoring run and help move Juventus four points clear at the top of Serie A with a 2-1 win over Parma on Sunday. The 34-year-old’s deflected shot opened the scoring in the first half, but Juve were pegged back after the break when Andreas … Read More

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Messi gives new Barca coach Setien debut win

01 January, 2020 9:48 am 9:48 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona may have a new coach but Lionel Messi remains their unquestionable talisman after guiding the Spanish champions to a nervy 1-0 win at home to Granada in La Liga on Sunday in Quique Setien’s first game in charge of the club. The Argentine struck the only goal in the 76th minute, … Read More

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Palace held by 10-man Arsenal as Aubameyang sees red

01 January, 2020 10:23 pm 10:23 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Crystal Palace were held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired the visitors ahead and was sent off after Jordan Ayew scored a fortuitous equaliser for the home side. Aubameyang struck in the 12th minute, steering a low shot past goalkeeper Vicente … Read More

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Striker-less Villa hold on for draw at Leicester

01 January, 2020 9:14 am 9:14 am

LEICESTER (Reuters) – Lowly Aston Villa defied incessant pressure as they held out bravely for a 1-1 draw at Leicester City despite being unable to field a striker in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday. Freddy Guilbert put Villa ahead with their first shot of the game after 28 minutes and Leicester, second … Read More

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Fatigued Djokovic withdraws from Montreal event

07 July, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next month’s Rogers Cup in Montreal in order to get more rest before opening his hard court season, the world number one said on Thursday. Djokovic, a four-times champion in Canada, said he needs more time to recover after a physically demanding run at Wimbledon, where he beat … Read More

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Delph joins Everton from Manchester City on three year deal

07 July, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Everton have signed England international midfielder Fabian Delph on a three-year deal from Premier League champions Manchester City, they announced on Monday. The 29-year-old, who has made 20 appearances for England, became surplus to requirements at City after they recently signed Spanish midfielder Rodri in a club record deal from Atletico Madrid. … Read More

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Sports goods godown gutted in Jhelum

07 July, 2019 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

JHELUM (92 News) – Sports goods worth millions of rupees were reduced to ashes when a godown caught fire in New Bazar on Monday. All goods in the godown and residence were burnt. The third storey caught fire that engulfed the building in no time. Water tenders reached the spot and extinguished the fire. All … Read More

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NAB arrests former Punjab DG Sports Usman Anwar

06 June, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested former Punjab DG Sports Usman Anwar for corruption charges. According to the NAB, Usman Anwar faces the charge of misappropriating millions of rupees in the contracts of Punjab Youth Festival held in 2011 and 2012. He also violated the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PEPRA) … Read More

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Froome out of Tour de France after serious injuries in crash

06 June, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

PARIS ( Reuters ) Froome, 34, was taken to a local hospital after hitting a wall during a course reconnaissance of the 26.1 km individual time trial around Roanne in central France, with team doctor Richard Usher confirming he also suffered a broken elbow. “Chris was taken to Roanne Hospital where initial examinations confirmed multiple … Read More

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Le Sommer penalty puts France on brink of last 16

06 June, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

NICE, France (Reuters) – France took a big step towards the last 16 of the women’s World Cup after Eugenie Le Sommer’s penalty earned the tournament hosts a 2-1 victory against Norway on Wednesday. Le Sommer struck from the spot after Wendie Renard’s own goal had cancelled out Valerie Gauvin’s opener for France at the … Read More

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Mahrez keen to stay at Manchester City despite limited minutes

05 May, 2019 1:29 pm 1:29 pm

LONDON(Reuters) – Winger Riyad Mahrez has said he will not seek a move away from Premier League champions Manchester City in search of more playing time after helping Pep Guardiola’s side win their second successive title over the weekend. Mahrez, who became the club’s record signing last year at a reported 60 million pounds, started … Read More