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Bahrain's athletes yesterday made their nation proud after winning the overall trophy at the 19th Pan Arab Championships came to a close at Khalifa Sport City Stadium in Isa Town.

The fourth and concluding day of the Arab region's most awaited athletics event brought mixed fortune for the champ...ReadMore


Sheffield, UK: Judd Trump will play China's Ding Junhui in the quarter-finals of the World Championship after defeating Hong Kong's Marco Fu, the other remaining hope of a first Asian world champion at this year's tournament, yesterday.

Chelsea 'not boring'

Cobham, UK: Jose Mourinho has launched a fierce defence of his Chelsea side and rejected any suggestion the champions-elect of England are boring to watch.

Pakistanis look to bounce back

KHULNA, Bangladesh: Pakistan hope the return of skipper Misbah-ul Haq and experienced batsman Younis Khan will help them bounce back on the miserable tour of Bangladesh when a two-Test series opens in Khulna today.

Delegates arrive for AFC Congress

BAHRAIN will be hosting the 26th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress for the first time on Thursday.

Cavaliers too hot for Celtics

BOSTON: LeBron James scored 27 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory on Sunday.

Zaynab and Ali lift table tennis titles

ZAYNAB Ahmed won the primary stage girls singles table tennis title at the 2015 School Mini Olympics.

Boult stars as Hyderabad down Punjab

MOHALI, India: Trent Boult took three wickets for 19 runs to help Sunrisers Hyderabad defend a modest 150-run total and register a 20-run victory over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League last night.

Countdown begins to 'fight of the century'

LAS VEGAS: The countdown is on to Saturday's showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, the $400 million "fight of the century" with a place in boxing's pantheon of greats on the line.

India not ready to bid for 2024 Olympics says IOC chief

NEW DELHI: India is serious about hosting an Olympics but is not planning a late bid for the 2024 Summer Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said yesterday.

Bahrain bow to Jordan

BAHRAIN lost to Jordan 1-2 in the opening day of the Asian Oceania Qualifying Group 'D' of the Davis Tennis Cup yesterday.

Plese and Sansom race to duathlon victory

DAVID Plese and Greer Sansom won the overall men and overall women's titles in the duathlon organised by Bahrain Road Runners on Saturday near Bilaj Al Jazayer.

Lee eligible for Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei yesterday was cleared to resume his career and pursuit of Olympic gold when he received an eight-month, backdated ban for doping.

KIA Viking rout Globe Trotters

KIA Viking FC scored an emphatic 3-0 victory over Globe Trotters in a Group 'A' under-15 match of the Indian Club Indian Expats Five-a-side Football Tournament.

Williams shrug off loss

LONDON: The Williams Formula One team made a loss of £42.5 million ($64.34 million) in 2014 but said yesterday they expected a significant improvement next year once they are over the lingering 'hangover' of past failure.

Rose wins Zurich title by one shot

NEW ORLEANS: Justin Rose capped a marathon on Sunday with back-to-back birdies at the last two holes to clinch the US PGA Tour's Zurich Classic by one stroke in a thrilling finale.

Barcelona 'won't relax'

MADRID: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has stressed his side won't take their eye off the ball despite having a comfortable run-in to the end of the La Liga season as they chase a fifth title in seven years.

Dongfeng Team ahead

ALICANTE, Spain: The Dongfeng Race Team bounced back from two major setbacks to take the sixth-leg lead in the Volvo Ocean Race yesterday.

Sturridge season 'over'

LONDON: Daniel Sturridge could miss the rest of the Premier League season due to injury, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said yesterday.

Bowen wins Volvo Golf qualifier

THE Volvo World Golf Challenge got off to a strong start in Bahrain with a full field of players competing at Royal Golf Club in the first qualifier of the series on Saturday.

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