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Saudi snowboarder aspires to reach Beijing Winter Olympics

  • Attempting to inspire a six-man squad from Saudi Arabia to next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after less than a year of training is ostensibly an unachievable quest. Yousif Kurdi, captain of Saudi Arabia’s first Winter Olympics squad, is also in the process of setting up his own busin...
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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry sets NBA three-point record

  • NEW YORK: Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry eclipsed Ray Allen’s all-time record for NBA three-pointers on Tuesday, savoring a “beautiful moment” at storied Madison Square Garden. Curry, whose remarkable shooting range has revolutionized the NBA in his 13-year tenure, matched Allen’s re...
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Australia Test skipper Tim Paine steps down after texting scandal

  • MELBOURNE: Distraught and in tears, Tim Paine stepped down as Australia Test cricket captain on Friday after revelations he had been investigated and cleared over sexually explicit text messages sent to a female former colleague four years ago.  The development has plunged Australia’s Ash...
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In face of COVID, Arabs rally social media at Tokyo Olympics

  • Despite the delays and restrictions of COVID-19, and even conflict and turmoil in some countries, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics succeeded in bringing Arabs together to cheer on their athletes. A total of 18 Arab countries sent athletes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which were delayed until Aug...
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Anderson HR for Chisox, walkoff end in Field of Dreams game

  • DYERSVILLE, Iowa: Tim Anderson recently admitted he has never watched “Field of Dreams.” Well, he just submitted a pretty good script for a sequel. Anderson hit a two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning into the cornfield to end the Field of Dreams game in cinematic fashion, as the Chic...
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Top 10 moments for Arab athletes at Tokyo 2020

  • RIYADH: An incredible fortnight of sporting action in Tokyo has ended, with 18 medals scooped by Arab athletes. Here are the top 10 Arab moments witnessed at the Olympic Games. 1. Hafnaoui stuns the world He was the slowest to make it through to the 400 meters freestyle final, but the ...
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Lebanese shooter hoping to raise spirits back home with Tokyo success

  • Lebanon's trap shooter Ray Bassil says she is off to the Tokyo Olympics on a mission to win a medal and spread a little joy among Lebanese struggling amid economic crisis. All hopes are pinned on the 32-year-old athlete in the Mediterranean nation, which has not brought home a medal in d...
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Lightning beat Canadiens to win second straight NHL Stanley Cup

  • TAMPA, Florida: It only took scoring once for the Tampa Bay Lightning to strike twice and repeat as Stanley Cup champions. Backstopped by their star goaltender and the only two Tampa Bay players on the ice without their name on the Cup, the Lightning won it all for the second time in 10 months...
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Bucks tie Nets 2-2 with 107-96 win; Suns sweep Nuggets

  • MILWAUKEE/DENVER: Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 107-96 Game 4 victory Sunday to tie the second-round playoff series with the Brooklyn Nets, who lost Kyrie Irving to a sprained right ankle. The Bucks erased a 2-0 deficit by winning two straight in Mi...
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Mickelson seizes command at PGA in pursuit of historic win

  • KIAWAH  ISLAND, USA: Fifty-year-old Phil Mickelson seized command Saturday at the PGA Championship, pulling to a four-stroke lead halfway into the third round as he tries to become golf’s oldest major winner. The US left-hander birdied four of the first seven holes and made the turn at wi...
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