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BAHRAIN signed off in style yesterday winning a fifth gold at the Fourth Asian Beach Games in Phuket.

It was Bahrain's seventh medal after having won four gold and two silver on Friday, all in cross country races.

On the penultimate day of the Games, Bahrain took the flyweight category ...ReadMore


ABU DHABI: Nico Rosberg has pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now he just needs someone to get in the way of title rival Lewis Hamilton.

Swiss a victory away from title

LILLE, France: Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-1 lead over France in the Davis Cup final with a commanding doubles win over Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet in Lille yesterday.

Chelsea extend unbeaten streak

LONDON: Chelsea, playing some dazzling football at times, beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 to stay top of the Premier League yesterday as they stretched their unbeaten run from the start of the season to 18 matches in all competitions.

Credimax 2 bag premiership title

AWAL International Sports and Credimax 2 claimed the concluding day's honours in the 17th AMH Island Classic Charity Golf Tournament.

McIlroy falls four shots behind leaders

DUBAI: Rory McIlroy made double bogeys on successive holes in the third round of the $8-million DP World Tour Championship yesterday, slipping four strokes behind joint-leaders Henrik Stenson and Rafael Cabrera-Bello.

Smaller F1 teams see progress in money talks

ABU DHABI: Formula One's smaller teams felt at least a penny had dropped yesterday after meeting the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone and rights holders CVC to discuss demands for more money.

Red Bull demoted for using 'illegal parts'

ABU DHABI: Red Bull were excluded from qualifying and relegated to the back of the grid for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for using illegal cars, race stewards said yesterday.

Aussies eye top spot

SYDNEY: Australia may have already clinched the series against South Africa but they have the incentive of top spot on the world one-day rankings in today's fifth one-day clash in Sydney.

Gritty England topple Samoa

LONDON: Three-try England did enough to beat a hugely physical Samoa 28-9 at Twickenham yesterday, ending their five-game losing run and giving coach Stuart Lancaster food for thought ahead of next week's tougher test against Australia.

Srikanth bows out of Hong Kong Open

HONG KONG: India's campaign in the Hong Kong Open Super Series came to an end after young Kidambi Srikanth suffered a three-game loss to top seed Chen Long of China in the semi-finals of the men's singles event of the $350,000 event, here yesterday.

RUCT edge out Indian School in T20 clash

RUCT beat Indian School Seniors in the BFC sponsored Cricket Bahrain (BCL-CBA Division) Golden League T20 Tournament.

Messi new Liga scoring champion

MADRID: Lionel Messi became the all-time top goalscorer in La Liga history with a hat-trick as Barcelona swept aside Sevilla 5-1 yesterday to remain two points adrift of league leaders Real Madrid.

Pacquiao eyes knockout win

MANILA: Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.

Time running out for Anand in world chess clash

SOCHI, Russia: Trailing by a full point with just two games remaining, Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand desperately needs a victory to stay afloat against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the World Championship Match today.

Qatar set for Oman clash

RIYADH: Qatar will clash with Oman at 5.45pm while hosts Saudi Arabia take on defending champions UAE at 9pm in today's semi-finals of the 22nd Gulf Cup.

Vasco hit six goals past Milagres

VASCO Sporting routed Milagres Boys 6-1 in the Young Goans Club-Alba

Shehzad set for return

LAHORE: Pakistan received some good news on their injured key players yesterday with opener Ahmed Shehzad set to return for the limited over series against New Zealand.

Arabco win crown

ARABCO of Saudi Arabia claimed the title in the KCA-Zayani Motors International Volleyball Tournament 2014 at the Kerala Catholic Association premises in Segaiya.

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