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Qatar's Barshim jumps for gold

INCHEON, South Korea: Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim wrapped up a dramatic season with gold at the Asian Games yesterday and said he's getting ready to challenge the world record again next year.

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BAHRAIN added one gold and three silver medals to their tally yesterday at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Sania wins mixed doubles title for India

INCHEON: A trail-blazer for women's tennis in India, Sania Mirza has been hounded by controversy throughout her career, accused of corrupting the country's youth and even faced a fatwa for wearing short skirts on court.

Roma can shock City says Mancini

MILAN: Former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes AS Roma can pull off a Champions League shock tonight, if they play to their full potential against the English champions at the Etihad Stadium.

Stoke edge out Newcastle

LONDON: An early Peter Crouch goal gave Stoke City a 1-0 home win against Newcastle United in the Premier League early this morning to pile more pressure onto the beleaguered boss Alan Pardew.

Empty stadium awaits as CSKA take on Bayern

MOSCOW: Playing five-times winners Bayern Munich in the Champions League should have been one of the highlights of CSKA Moscow's season but unfortunately for the Russian champions, they will have to play the Group E contest behind closed doors today.

Di Natale double lifts Udinese past Parma

MILAN: Antonio Di Natale scored twice as Udinese beat Parma 4-2 to move third in the Serie A standings yesterday.

North Korea break South's hearts

INCHEON: North Korea beat hosts and arch-rivals South Korea 2-1 with an injury-time goal yesterday to set up a priceless chance for revenge against Japan in the Asian Games women's football final.

'Super Dan' triumphs in epic final

INCHEON: Badminton king Lin Dan saw off world champion Chen Long in an epic Asian Games final yesterday as he successfully defended his title and showed he can still dominate the sport at 30.

Serena survives tense opener

BEIJING: Serena Williams narrowly avoided a bagel against Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa, then won 13 of the next 15 games to pull out a 7-5, 6-2 victory yesterday in the first round of the China Open.

Faldo questions Mickelson criticism of Watson

LONDON: Nick Faldo accused Phil Mickelson of 'throwing the captain under the bus' with his outspoken criticism of United States skipper Tom Watson following the team's Ryder Cup defeat by Europe.

Rugby Club 'A' off to winning start

The Bahrain Expatriate Netball League returned to action with a bang last week as old foes renewed acquaintances and new faces made their mark on the start of 2014/2015 season.

Bapco backs ITF junior championship

Bapco is one of the golden sponsors of the Bahrain International ITF Juniors Tennis Championship that will be held from October 13 to 18.

GPIC supports soccer tournament

GPIC have signed on to provided financial support to General Organisation for Youth and Sports who will be organising the Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Youth Centers Football Tournament next month.

Website for Challenge Bahrain

THE Organising Committee of 'Challenge Bahrain' International Triathlon Championship to be held on December 6 have launched its official website and various social media accounts.

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