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GP2 teams gear up for pre-season tests

GP2 teams began setting up their machinery at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) yesterday in preparation for official pre-season testing later this week at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

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Miami: Serena and Venus Williams advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP and WTA Miami Open yesterday, the sisters each cruising to a straight-set triumph.


SEPANG, Malaysia: An ebullient Sebastian Vettel spoke at length about the importance of his first win for Ferrari when addressing reporters after his Malaysian Grand Prix triumph on Sunday, yet his beaming smile pretty much said it all.

Bahrain edge Philippines

Bahrain defeated Philippines 2-1 in an International friendly match played at Bahrain National Stadium in Isa Town last night.

Australia set for total domination

MELBOURNE: Dark sunglasses were the order of the day for Australia's triumphant cricket team yesterday as they paraded the World Cup trophy to hundreds of fans at a public reception after a night of heavy partying at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

England have regained fear factor says Rooney

London: England have regained the fear factor following a run of 'aggressive' wins since the World Cup last summer, skipper Wayne Rooney has said.

Azhar Ali to lead Pakistan in ODIs

Islamabad: Pakistan's cricket chiefs Monday named batsman Azhar Ali as the national side's new one-day international captain, despite the fact he has not made the 50-over team in more than two years.

Bahrain team members excel in US event

TWO members of Bahrain Endurance 13 Vision Team participated in the Ironman Championship in California, the opening event of the triathlon season in North America.

Faiz and Ashraf steer BCC to easy victory

BCC defeated Public Security Blue by seven wickets in the 40-over BFC League organised by Cricket Bahrain Association.

Scholsen survives Siopacha scare

MARIA Siopacha of Cyprus ran seventh seed Helene Scholsen of Belgium close before bowing out on the opening day of the ITF Women's Circuit Championship at Bahrain Tennis Club in Juffair yesterday.

Five Kiwis in ICC team of World Cup

Melbourne: New Zealand may have been thrashed by Australia in the World Cup final but they dominate the International Cricket Council's team of the tournament released yesterday with Brendon McCullum named captain.

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