Saturday August 23, 2014
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  • Neymar brilliance all but puts Brazil into semis
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    Neymar brilliance all but puts Brazil into semis

    over a year ago

    20 June 2013 Brazil superstar Neymar scored one goal and set up the other to give hosts Brazil a 2-0 win over Mexico in their Group A game and all but assure them of a place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup in Fortaleza on Wednesday. The 21-year-old took his tally to 13 goals in... Full story

  • ABU DHABI GOLF CLUB PROFESSIONALS RECLAIM BRAGGING RIGHTS
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    ABU DHABI GOLF CLUB PROFESSIONALS RECLAIM BRAGGING RIGHTS

    over a year ago

    June 20 2013 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Professionals at Abu Dhabi Golf Club breathed a sigh of relief as they narrowly pipped club members for the top spot in this year’s ‘Beat the Pro’s’ tournament. The annual event, sponsored by Cristal Salam Hotel and Pro Sports, saw... Full story

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni sees no extra pressure for semi
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    Mahendra Singh Dhoni sees no extra pressure for semi

    over a year ago

    Cardiff: With Team India playing some flawless cricket so far, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had reasons to wear a happy mood on the eve of their semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Dhoni began by asking a counter question to a query from a reporter who asked... Full story

  •  It’s not a revenge match: Mathews
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    It’s not a revenge match: Mathews

    over a year ago

    Cardiff: Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews has said India are a strong team but he has players who can rise to the challenge and beat them. “India are a very strong team to beat, and the past record against them has not been very good for us. But hopefully we can turn things around ... Full story

  • Al Kazeem crowned Prince at Royal Ascot
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    Al Kazeem crowned Prince at Royal Ascot

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Mukhadram ran a gallant race at Royal Ascot on Wednesday but was denied victory by the shortest of margins as favourite Al Kazeem pounced late to win the pound 500,000 Prince of Wales’s Stakes (G1), the feature event on Day Two of the famous meeting. The four-year-old son of... Full story

  • Dubai security guard’s stunning show in San Francisco Marathon
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    Dubai security guard’s stunning show in San Francisco Marathon

    over a year ago

    Dubai: It’s been an amazing journey from Sonapur to San Francisco for Ugandan security guard Ismail Ssenyange. The 26-year-old is one of the hundreds of security guards living in the labour accommodation blocks in Dubai’s Sonapur area and is on duty at the Emirates ID Centre there. ... Full story

  •  England saunter into Champions Trophy final after victory over South Africa
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    England saunter into Champions Trophy final after victory over South Africa

    over a year ago

    London: Hosts England cruised into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket win on Wednesday after South Africa once again underlined their reputation as cricket’s ‘chokers’. Alastair’s Cook men outplayed the Proteas after electing to bowl on an overcast day at... Full story

  • EGYPTIAN MOTORSPORT VOLUNTEERS AND OFFICIALS BENEFIT FROM ATCUAE EXPERTISE
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    EGYPTIAN MOTORSPORT VOLUNTEERS AND OFFICIALS BENEFIT FROM ATCUAE EXPERTISE

    over a year ago

    Dubai, UAE, 19 June 2013:  The Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE) has completed a three-day training seminar for the first time in Egypt to assist its FIA counterpart with the development of an improved motor sport infrastructure. A team from the club’s Motorsport... Full story

  • Omar named tournament ambassador for Fifa U-17 World Cup 2013
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    Omar named tournament ambassador for Fifa U-17 World Cup 2013

    over a year ago

    18 June 2013 Emirati football star, Omar Abdulrahman, has been officially appointed by the Local Organising Committee (LOC) as the tournament ambassador for the Fifa U-17 World Cup UAE 2013, which takes place from October 17 to November 8. The signing of the UAE and Al Ain Football Club ... Full story

  • India’s batting looks ominous: Jayawardene
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    India’s batting looks ominous: Jayawardene

    over a year ago

    19 June 2013 Senior Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene has said they need to contain the “strong Indian batting” when the two teams meet in the Champions Trophy semi-final Thursday. The 36-year-old led his team to victory over Australia by scoring an unbeaten 84 in their last ... Full story

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