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DR Congo rally to reach semis

BATA, Equatorial Guinea: Dieumerci Mbokani scored twice as Democratic Republic of Congo came back from 2-0 down midway through the second half to beat Congo 4-2 in a thrilling African Nations Cup quarter-final at Estadio de Bata yesterday.

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MELBOURNE: A sickly Serena Williams gave Maria Sharapova another serving of Grand Slam heartbreak yesterday to win the Australian Open and bolster her claims to be the all-time greatest player with her 19th major title.

Chelsea battle City to a draw

London: Spanish midfielder David Silva equalised as Manchester City prevented Chelsea pulling eight points clear at the Premier League summit in a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge yesterday.

Wizards of Oz!

SYDNEY: Substitute James Troisi smashed home a dramatic extra-time winner as Australia beat South Korea 2-1 to win their first Asian Cup title in an electrifying final yesterday.

Djokovic sets sights on 'firsts'

MELBOURNE: For two men who have accomplished so much in their closely intertwined careers, the Australian Open final between friends Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray today could achieve a number of firsts.

Mansoor claims Grand Prix title

AHMED Mansoor clinched the Grand Prix title in the Nasser bin Hamad Showjumping Championship held yesterday at the Military Sports Association Field in Al Raffah.

Mega-fight deal 'soon'

NEW YORK: Manny Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum reportedly is optimistic a mega-fight deal between the Filipino icon and unbeaten US fighter Floyd Mayweather will be made in the next couple of days.

France face Qatar in final

DOHA: It is the handball World Cup final no one predicted and brings together one of the sport's oldest powers against its newest.

Bolelli-Fognini pair win

MELBOURNE: Italian pair Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini won their first Grand Slam doubles title yesterday when they beat the French challenge of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the Australian Open final.

Al Hidd put Malkiya down

AL HIDD needed an extra time to beat Malkiya 3-1 in their last 16 round match of the King Cup Football Championship last night at the Bahrain National Stadium.

Benzema hits brace as Real sink Sociedad

BARCELONA: Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid thrashed Real Sociedad 4-1 at home yesterday without the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo to ensure they remained top of the Spanish league.

Kiwis cruise to comfortable victory over Pakistan

WELLINGTON: New Zealand cruised to a seven-wicket win over an underdone Pakistan in the first of their two one-day internationals in Wellington yesterday.

Clarke is back in action and denies any rift

SYDNEY: Australia captain Michael Clarke shrugged off speculation of rifts with Cricket Australia and his international team mates after making a successful comeback from injury in a club game on yesterday.

Sports workshop ends

THE third workshop for the Sports Associations Management Diploma, organised by Sports Training and Development Section of Bahrain Olympic Committee concluded recently.

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