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Salahuddin sets a world record

Salah Salahuddin was the star of the night during the fourth and penultimate round of racing in the 2014/2015 Bahrain National Drag Racing Championship, held over the weekend at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.

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Canberra: Ireland captain William Porterfield is confident his team will not be overawed by the mighty South Africans in Canberra today, saying they had made good plans to contain AB de Villiers' side.

Chelsea continue title pursuit

LONDON: Suggestions that Chelsea effectively bagged two trophies on Sunday were presumptuous but they make the trip across town to West Ham United tomorrow with a vice-like grip on the Premier League title race.

Schumacher son to drive in Formula 4

FRANKFURT: Michael Schumacher's 15-year-old son Mick has outgrown kart racing and is moving up to Formula 4, a series for young talents.

'England need a fresh approach'

MELBOURNE: The incoming chairman of England's cricket board has flagged a review of the team's approach to the one-day format after a third crushing loss at the World Cup.

Dalmiya returns as India board chief

New Delhi: Jagmohan Dalmiya, who turned India into cricket's financial powerhouse before being unceremoniously dumped by his peers, returned as board president yesterday in place of the sport's scandal-hit global supremo.

Cummins doubtful as Faulkner eyes return

SYDNEY: Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins sustained a minor injury in the loss to New Zealand at the weekend but all-rounder James Faulkner is close to a return for the World Cup co-hosts after recovering from a side strain.

Maxwell mocked for New Zealand 'choke' gesture

Sydney: Australia's Glenn Maxwell was both mocked and praised yesterday after video emerged of him making a 'choking' gesture just moments before Kane Williamson launched the giant six that won Saturday's World Cup clash for New Zealand.

Nadal wins Argentina Open

Buenos Aires: Rafael Nadal won his first title in nearly nine months on Sunday, beating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 to win the Argentina Open.

Shooters look to excel in GCC Women's Games

BAHRAIN shooting team will look to excel at the fourth edition of the GCC Women's Games in Muscat from Sunday to March 18.

Shaikh Salman hailed on new four-year term as AFC head

Supreme Council for Youth and Sports second vice-chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) honorary president Shaikh Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa congratulated Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on winning a new four-year term as President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and becoming Deputy Fifa President for Asia.

GPIC supports ITF tournament

GPIC announced its golden sponsorship for the Bahrain ITF Future Tennis Tournament from March 23 to April 4 to be organised by Bahrain Tennis Club (BTC) under the patronage of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

Harrington wins title in playoff

Palm Beach Gardens, United States: Ireland's Padraig Harrington won his first US PGA title in seven years yesterday, defeating 21-year-old American rookie Daniel Berger in a playoff to capture the storm-hit Honda Classic.

Dubai B edge Celts Ladies in Plate Final

There was more heartbreak for the Arabian Celts Senior Ladies team over the weekend as they were beaten in the Plate Final for the second successive round of the Sperrin Metal Middle East League in Sharjah.

Rockets hold off Cavaliers in overtime

HOUSTON: James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

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