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‘Wonderful day’ for Marianne Vos as she wins Stage 2 of women’s Tour de France

  • PROVINS, France: Dutch rider Marianne Vos took over the yellow jersey in the women’s Tour de France with victory in a three-way sprint to win the second stage from Meaux to Provins on Monday. Team Jumbo-Visma’s Vos edged out Silvia Persico and Katarzyna Niewiadoma to claim the jersey from com...
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Trilogy: Canelo aims to finish Golovkin rivalry with a KO

  • NEW YORK: A split draw in the first fight and then a majority decision in favor of Canelo Alvarez in the second. So, how about a knockout in the third chapter to settle once and for all the fierce rivalry between the Mexican superstar and Gennady Golovkin? “From the first round I’m gonna go...
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O’Callaghan overcomes ‘panic’ to win world 100m freestyle title

  • BUDAPEST: Australian 18-year-old Mollie O’Callaghan overcame “panic” to edge world record holder Sarah Sjostrom and become the youngest women’s 100m freestyle world champion in more than 30 years on Thursday. Lilly King added to her collection of gold medals when she won the women’s 200m brea...
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Bernie Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for illegally carrying a gun

  • SAO PAULO: Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone was arrested in Brazil late on Wednesday for illegally carrying a gun while boarding a private plane to Switzerland, local police said on Thursday. The Brazilian police found an undocumented LW Seecamp .32 gun in Ecclestone’s luggage duri...
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Lebanon’s Arab Basketball Championship stars receive heroes welcome from fans in Beirut

  • DUBAI: Lebanon’s national basketball team received a hero’s welcome on Thursday as they returned home after winning the Arab Basketball Championship for the first time. They were crowned champions after a historic victory in Dubai on Wednesday when they defeated Tunisia 72-69 in the final. Hu...
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Kieran Trippier out for 6 weeks after fracturing foot in Newcastle’s win over Aston Villa

  • NEWCASTLE: Kieran Trippier is facing about six weeks on the sidelines after Newcastle United confirmed he fractured his foot during Sunday’s victory over Aston Villa. The Magpies’ stand-in skipper, who was given the armband in the absence of Jamaal Lascelles, was forced to leave the pitch in ...
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Africa Cup of Nations has persevered despite twin risks of infection and injury

  • The Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals have come and gone. A Mohamed Salah-inspired Egypt will now face hosts Cameroon while Senegal will take on Burkina Faso in the other semifinal. Only four matches remain, including the final on Feb. 6. And while the tournament has recovered from a slow s...
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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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