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Handball team reach Incheon

BAHRAIN'S national handball team reached Incheon, South Korea, yesterday ahead of the 17th Asian Games, scheduled to take place from Friday to October 4.

The nationals, who were runners-up at this year's Asian Championship in Bahrain, are coached by Algerian tactician Salah Bouchekriou. The tea...ReadMore


DORTMUND, Germany: Borussia Dortmund comfortably beat Arsenal 2-0 to launch their Champions League Group D campaign with a dominant performance that saw them overwhelm their error-prone opponents early this morning.

Cibulkova sees off Flipkens

TOKYO: Playing through an earthquake, sixth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia beat Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-1, 6-3 yesterday and advanced to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open.

Bayern ready for City challenge

MUNICH: For the fifth time in four years, European giants Bayern Munich and Manchester City will play each other in the Champions League group stages.

Bangladesh pair frustrate Windies

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia: Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque defied the West Indies through a shortened afternoon session as Bangladesh, set a victory target of 489, reached 114 for two at tea on the fourth day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium yesterday.

Afridi named Pakistan T20 captain

LAHORE: Pakistan yesterday re-appointed Shahid Afridi as their Twenty20 captain until 2016, three years after he was removed following a fall out with coach Waqar Younis and the cricket board.

Lanes win Monday Madness Night Golf title

HUSBAND and wife Rob and Debbie Lane were crowned BMMI Monday Madness Night Golf Series Champions at the Royal Golf Club with a total of 12 points in the six-week series.

Angels clinch playoff spot

ANAHEIM, California: The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot Monday after Matt Shoemaker allowed five hits into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

Mumbai Indians knocked out of CLT20

RAIPUR, India: Defending champions Mumbai Indians were knocked out of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) by Northern Knights here last night.

Challenge Bahrain preparations on

PREPARATIONS have moved into top gear to successfully host 'Challenge Bahrain', the international triathlon event, on December 6.

BIC to host Track Night for cars

AS the seething summer heat continues to cool down, the track temperature at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is beginning to rise fast.

Eagles rally to stun Colts

INDIANAPOLIS: Cody Parkey drilled a 36-yard field goal as time expired on Monday to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 30-27 come-from-behind NFL victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

Stosur crashes out

GUANGZHOU, China: Top-seeded Samantha Stosur was the most notable among the five seeds to lose in first-round action at the Guangzhou Open yesterday.

North Korea rout Vietnam

INCHEON: Midfielder Kim Yun-Mi scored twice in the first 10 minutes yesterday as North Korea's women footballers thrashed Vietnam 5-0 to lay down an early marker at the Asian Games.

Teams warned against coded messages

LONDON: Formula One's governing body has banned teams from sending drivers coded messages under a controversial clampdown on the use of radio communications from this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

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