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Texas Rangers capture first World Series title

  • PHOENIX: Nathan Eovaldi pitched six gutsy innings, Mitch Garver broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single in the seventh and the Texas Rangers are World Series champions for the first time in their 63-year franchise history after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 in Game 5 on Wednesday night....
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Tyson Fury survives scare from former UFC fighter Ngannou to win split decision in ‘Battle of the Baddest’

  • RIYADH: Reigning WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s appearance against an MMA fighter making his boxing debut figured to be another show to go along with his other ventures. Francis Ngannou proved, however, he wouldn’t be the pushover so many anticipated. Ngannou not only shockingly took F...
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Basketball legends and celebrities to headline NBA Appreciation Day in Abu Dhabi

  • ABU DHABI: The US National Basketball Association and the Department of Culture and Tourism — Abu Dhabi have announced that six-time Grammy Award-winning artist, producer and songwriter T-Pain will perform at the first NBA Fan Appreciation Day in Abu Dhabi on Friday, Oct. 6 at Etihad Arena. A...
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Twins end historic playoff win drought as Major League Baseball post-season begins

  • WASHINGTON: Royce Lewis smashed home runs in his first two playoff opportunities and the Minnesota Twins snapped the longest post-season win drought by games in American sport history, defeating Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday in a Major League Baseball series opener. The Twins had lost 18 consecutive...
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8-time MLB All-Star Robinson Cano leads new group investing in Baseball United

  • DUBAI: Baseball United, the first professional baseball league focused on the Middle East and Indian subcontinent, has announced that former Major League Baseball second baseman, Robinson Cano, and five other former MLB stars, have joined its ownership group. The group includes three-time All...
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Morocco stun Colombia to reach last 16 and dump out Germany

  • BRISBANE: Anissa Lahmari’s winner powered World Cup debutants Morocco past Colombia 1-0 on Thursday and into the last 16 at the expense of two-time champions Germany. Morocco’s upset in Perth lifted them to six points and they finished runners-up in Group H to Colombia on goal difference. Ger...
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Spence-Crawford could become a welterweight classic when they meet Saturday

  • LAS VEGAS: The person once known as the “baddest man on the planet” stood between Errol Spence Jr. and Terence Crawford at Thursday’s news conference, and just the mere presence of Mike Tyson further cemented the magnitude of their showdown. Both undefeated fighters meet Saturday night, the w...
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Pakistan beats Egypt to clinch World Junior Squash Championship after 37 years

  • ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Hamza Khan beat Egypt’s Mohamed Zakaria in Melbourne on Sunday to clinch the World Junior Squash Championship title, becoming the first Pakistani to achieve the feat after 37 years. Pakistan has always been counted among the world’s top squash-playing nations, introducin...
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Jordan hoping to break quarterfinal complex at 2023 AFC Asian Cup

  • Just over a year ago, the Jordanian national team convincingly beat Kuwait 3-0 to clinch qualification for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. At Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City, Adnan Hamad’s team completed their third round qualification from in style, after two earlier victories ov...
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WBC highlights diversity in boxing as it celebrates 60th anniversary

  • The boxing world is celebrating as the World Boxing Council (WBC) proudly enjoys its Diamond Anniversary; 60 years of promoting the “sweet science” of boxing, shaping the sport’s landscape and awarding its champions with its famous green and gold belts. Since its inception in 1963, the WBC ha...
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