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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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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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