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India thrash Samoa in lawn bowls

India thrash Samoa in lawn bowls

Gold Coast: India outplayed Samoa 26-4 in the men’s Pairs Sectional Play Round 4 at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Friday. India, comprising Krishna Xalxo and Alok Lakra overpowered the Samoan team, which included Edward Bell and Herbert Bell. Earlier, in the women’s Fours Sectional Play team comprising Farzana Khan, […]

A match made in heaven for City

A match made in heaven for City

Manchester: Manchester City can ease the pain of their Champions League defeat to Liverpool by clinching the Premier League title against bitter rivals Manchester United on Saturday in record time. Pep Guardiola’s men will become the first team in the league’s 26-year history to wrap up the title with six […]

Champions League takes back seat for Kompany

Champions League takes back seat for Kompany

Manchester: Manchester City remain focused on wrapping up the Premier League title against local rivals Manchester United on Saturday even if they have some unfinished business against Liverpool, captain Vincent Kompany has said. Victory against Jose Mourinho’s United would clinch the league title for City but they will have to […]

Mourinho needs to show some attacking intent

Mourinho needs to show some attacking intent

Manchester: Manchester City’s hierarchy were on a flight back from Nyon, where they had been attending the draw for the Champions League quarter-finals, last month when Jose Mourinho launched into his “heritage” rant, his uneasy defence of Manchester United’s humiliating exit to Sevilla in the competition a few days earlier. […]

Sanjita gives India yet another lift

Sanjita gives India yet another lift

New Delhi: Winning two Commonwealth Games (CWG) titles by age 24, in different weight categories and with CWG records is no easy task. But weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu is no ordinary athlete. The Manipur star won gold in the women’s 53kg category at the 21st Commonwealth Games in the Gold […]

India outclass Scotland to enter badminton quarters

India outclass Scotland to enter badminton quarters

Gold Coast: India extended their unbeaten streak in the mixed team badminton event to top Group A and reach the quarter-finals, after thrashing unfancied Scotland 5-0 in the Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Sports Arena. London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal gave India a 1-0 lead after beating Julie Macpherson […]

Yalla aims to take the pain out of pickup trucks

Yalla aims to take the pain out of pickup trucks

DUBAI: If you’ve ever felt frustrated hiring a pickup truck for a delivery, you’re in Elie El Tom’s sights as a potential customer. Yalla Pickup, El Tom’s firm, aims to do for small commercial vehicles what Careem has done for cars. El Tom said he got the idea for the […]

Man City’s Sane faces at least six weeks out

Man City’s Sane faces at least six weeks out

Manchester: Manchester City midfielder Leroy Sane will be out of action for at least six weeks with an ankle injury he picked up in his side’s FA Cup win against Cardiff, Pep Guardiola said Tuesday. The Germany international suffered ligament damage following a bad tackle from Joe Bennett in Sunday’s […]

McIlroy keeps his eyes on the Grand Slam prize

McIlroy keeps his eyes on the Grand Slam prize

Augusta: Rory McIlroy wanted to get off to a solid start at the Masters, his latest shot at a career Grand Slam. Saving par on the final three holes in the opening round on Thursday helped him keep it in sight. McIlroy shot a 3-under 69, breaking 70 in the […]

A twist in the tale at Augusta National

A twist in the tale at Augusta National

Augusta: Maybe the tone of the opening day of the 2018 Masters tournament was set when the defending champion, Sergio Garcia, hit five balls into the pond in front of the 15th hole for an eventual 8-over-par 13. It matched the highest score ever recorded on any hole at the […]