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Arsenal held by brave Leicester

LONDON: Liverpool reasserted their Premier League title credentials with a breezy 3-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur yesterday, but Arsenal were held to a 1-1 draw at Leicester City.

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NEW YORK: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the US Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round yesterday.


NORTON, US: Australia's Jason Day fired a three-under par 68 to match American Ryan Palmer for the lead after Saturday's second round of the US PGA Deutsche Bank Championship.

Zimbabwe beat Aussies for first time in 31 years

HARARE: Captain Elton Chigumbura hit a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe secured a shock three-wicket win over Australia in the triangular series yesterday.

Griffiths helps Celtic hold Dundee

DUNDEE, UK: Super-sub Leigh Griffiths scored a second-half equaliser as Celtic came from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw in their Scottish Premiership clash with Dundee at Dens Park yesterday.

South Korea's Hur joins frontrunners

PORTLAND: Hur Mi-Jung led a Korean assault on the leaderboard on Saturday with a two-under 70 to grab a share of the lead after the third round of the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic.

Marquez triumphs at Silverstone

SILVERSTONE, England: MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez returned to winning ways with a thrilling 11th victory of the season after a British Grand Prix battle with fellow-Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo yesterday.

Barca win on Ramirez debut goal

MADRID: Barcelona made it two wins in as many games under new coach Luis Enrique as 19-year-old Sandro Ramirez's debut goal eight minutes from time was enough to hand them a 1-0 win at Villarreal yesterday.

Torres moves to AC Milan

MILAN: AC Milan has completed the signing of Fernando Torres on a loan deal from Chelsea.

LAST 16 slot for BOUCHARD

NEW YORK: Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard turned back the challenge of determined Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova to reach the fourth round of the US Open on Saturday.

Isner goes down fighting to Kohlschreiber

NEW YORK: Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.

Athletes receive warm welcome

Bahrain's delegation to the Second Youth Olympic Games, which concluded in Nanjing, China recently, was given a warm welcome on return yesterday.

80 coaches sign up for course

Eighty coaches have successfully registered for the level three National Coaching Programme Level 1 course, organised by the Bahrain Olympic Committee's (BOC) Sports Training and Development Section.

Bahrain cycling team look for Asian Games glory

Bahrain's national cycling team have stepped up their preparations for the cycling events at the 17th Asian Games, scheduled to take place in Incheon, South Korea.

Philippines victorious in defeat

MANILA: Despite losing to Croatia on the first day of the World Cup in Spain, the basketball-crazy Philippines yesterday still celebrated its team's strong showing after forcing the Balkan powerhouse into overtime.

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