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'It's our dream to win the Gulf Cup'

Bahrain's short-term goal is Gulf Cup triumph and the team is not looking at anything less, says Bahrain Football Association President Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa in an interview with MOHAMMED IMAD HAMZAH.

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NEW YORK: Former champion Andy Murray defeated France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 early this morning to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.

Liverpool 'back to their best'

LONDON: Brendan Rodgers warned Liverpool's title rivals that his team are back in the groove after they marked Mario Balotelli's debut with a scintillating 3-0 win at Tottenham.

Ex-Premiership player Facey charged in fixing probe

LONDON: Former Premier League striker Delroy Facey has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery, officers investigating match-fixing said yesterday.

Henley grabs one-shot lead as McIlroy lurks

NORTON, US: American Russell Henley fired a six-under 65 to take a one-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship, but four-time major winner Rory McIlroy appears poised to strike.

Federer rallies after rain delay

NEW YORK: Five-time champion Roger Federer sat out a two-hour break for torrential rain to race into the US Open fourth round on Sunday.

Falcao's United move ends Europe transfer boom

PARIS: Manchester United swooped yesterday to make striker Radamel Falcao the biggest signing on the last day of Europe's record-breaking summer transfer window.

Peng sets up Bencic clash

NEW YORK: China's Peng Shuai knocked out her third seeded player in a row and Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic beat a former world number one in fourth-round wins on Sunday to set up an unlikely U.S. Open quarter-final.

Aussies aim to bounce back

HARARE: Australia must overcome the embarrassment of losing to Zimbabwe and the departure of captain Michael Clarke to injury when they take on South Africa in the fifth match of a one-day triangular series today.

India lead ODI rankings

HARARE: World champion India has been confirmed as the number-one ranked side in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings following Zimbabwe's three wickets victory over Australia in the triangular series match in Harare on Sunday.

Sailing for glory

Five sailors will be spearheading Bahrain at the 17th Asian Games, scheduled to take place in Incheon, in South Korea, from September 19 to October 4.

Ruth claims steeplechase win

WORLD junior champion Bahrain's Ruth Jebet won the women's 3,000 metres steeplechase race at the ISTAF Berlin athletics meeting in Germany, held late Sunday night.

Fil-Am and Red Team triumph

FIL-AM and Red Team were the winners of their respective categories in the Filipino Club Volleyball Group Invitational One-Day League.

Ernst edges Kim to win first title

PORTLAND: American Austin Ernst sank a short par putt on the 18th hole to defeat Kim In-Kyung in a playoff to capture the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday.

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