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Nuwaidrat edge Al Hala

AL Hala lost to Nuwaidrat 61-60 but won the third place of the Bahrain Zain Basketball League Golden Square Group A Competition, while Muharraq defeated Manama 93-58 in their matches played last night at the Bahrain Basketball Association Court in Um Al Hassam.

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MONTE CARLO: Rafael Nadal racked up his 300th career claycourt win to reach the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals yesterday where he was joined by longtime rivals Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, and Roger Federer.

'Bolt' goal hailed!

MADRID: Spain yesterday hailed Gareth Bale's wonder goal that downed arch rivals Barcelona to win the Copa del Rey final.

Ferrari pair yet to meet new boss

SHANGHAI: Fernando Alonso spoke warmly of Stefano Domenicali yesterday and revealed he had yet to speak to new Ferrari Formula One team boss Marco Mattiacci ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

Bangalore rout Delhi

SHARJAH: Kevin Pietersen could only watch on from the dugout as his Delhi Daredevils suffered an eight-wicket loss at the hands of the Royal Challengers Bangalore yesterday.

Westwood grabs lead in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Westwood fired eight birdies to surge to the first-round lead of the Malaysian Open yesterday with a seven-under par 65, staying sharp after a solid performance at last week's Masters.

Kuchar shrugs off Masters setback to take Heritage lead

HILTON HEAD, US: Matt Kuchar shrugged off his Masters near-miss last week to surge into the clubhouse lead during the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina yesterday.

England's Stokes bids to curb his temper

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits he must keep his anger under control if he is to end his international exile.

Rosberg expects another tight race in Shanghai

SHANGHAI: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg expects another tight race with teammate Lewis Hamilton this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix, although hopefully with a different ending.

Vietnam quit as hosts of Asian Games

HANOI: Vietnam quit as hosts of the 2019 Asian Games yesterday, citing a lack of preparedness and concerns that holding the multi-sport event would not prove financially viable.

Zayyir favourite to claim Shaikh Mohammed Cup

FOUR cup races in a card of seven are the highlights of today's horse racing in Sakhir.

Uniform beat Saudi's Arabco

UNIFORM Express KCA of Bahrain beat Arabco Logistic of Saudi Arabia 25-22, 22-25, 25-21, 27-25 in the Indian Club-Trans Auto Rental International Volleyball Tournament 2014.

Blazers hold off Clippers

PORTLAND, Ore.: The NBA regular season came to a close on Wednesday with the Los Angeles Clippers suffering a 110-104 loss at Portland and missing out on the chance to secure the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.

Ricciardo to play catch-up after failed appeal bid

SHANGHAI: Daniel Ricciardo said yesterday he hadn't been counting on having his second place in the Australian Grand Prix reinstated on appeal and insisted he had "moved on" from the failed bid.

Brewers beat Cardinals to avoid sweep

MILWAUKEE: Milwaukee avoided a series sweep against St. Louis by winning 5-1 on Wednesday, re-opening a two game lead over the Cardinals in the National League Central Division.

Ritz-Carlton 'B' tame Sofitel

RITZ-Carlton 'B' claimed their first victory beating Sofitel Hotel by five wickets in the Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel and Spa's third Inter-Hotels Seven-a-side Cricket Tournament at the Staff Recreation Area.

BOC officials to attend GCC meetings

REPRESENTATIVES of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) will head to Kuwait today to attend the GCC National Olympic Committees Presidents' meetings starting today.

'Draw a complete disaster'

LONDON: Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho yesterday described his side's 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland as "a complete disaster".

Suarez urges fans to stay calm

LIVERPOOL: Luis Suarez has told Liverpool fans to stay calm as the Premier League club attempts to overcome the pressure of the title run-in and clinch their first championship in 24 years.

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