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Wozniacki puts Sharapova down

SINGAPORE: Caroline Wozniacki put a huge dent in Maria Sharapova's bid to finish the season as world number one by overcoming some distracting bright lights to outlast the Russian 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-2 in their marathon opening group match at the WTA Finals yesterday.

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LONDON: Chelsea crushed Maribor 6-0 in a predictably one-sided Champions League Group G match at Stamford Bridge early this morning that saw Jose Mourinho's side stretch their unbeaten run from the start of the season to 12 matches.

Liverpool called on to rise to Real challenge

LIVERPOOL: Brendan Rodgers has challenged his Liverpool players to rise to the occasion when they face holders Real Madrid in a crucial Champions League showdown at Anfield today.

India suspend future tours with West Indies

NEW DELHI: West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis yesterday after India, the world's richest board, suspended all future tours with them following the Caribbean team's abrupt withdrawal from a series in India last week.

Kiwis go down to South Africa

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand: South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui yesterday, guided home by a captain's knock from AB de Villiers.

Walsh quits as India field hockey coach

NEW DELHI: Terry Walsh resigned as India's field hockey coach yesterday, less than three weeks after guiding the team to the Asian Games title, which earned them a direct entry to the 2016 Olympics.

Badminton stars to take centre stage

AFTER cricket, snooker and soccer, it is the turn of badminton stars to dazzle at the Indian Club.

Qatar and Taipei reach last eight

Qatar and Taipei yesterday registered vital victories to complete the quarter-finals cast in the 17th Asian Men's Under-20 Volleyball Championship, being held in Manama, in Bahrain.

Board hold crisis talks

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) began an emergency meeting yesterday as the Caribbean body faced up to the crisis caused by the abandonment of their tour in India.

Centenary Cup snooker begins

THE Indian Club Centenary Cup Snooker Tournament got underway at the club premises on Monday night.

Rashdan and Hasab triumph

NAJASHI Rashdan and Hussain Hasab were the stars of the night in the opening round of the 2014-2015 Bahrain Rotax Mojo Max Challenge (BRMMC) held at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC).

Easy victory for Dilmun 'A'

BMMI Dilmun Club 'A' powered to a lopsided 60-1 victory over sister squad BMMI Dilmun Club 'C' last night in the Bahrain Expatriate Netball League.

New Zealand cancel match in Singapore

WELLINGTON: The maligned pitch at Singapore's expensive new National Stadium has forced the cancellation of next month's Maori All Blacks' clash with the Asia-Pacific Barbarians, further hurting the invitational side's hopes of playing Super Rugby in the city-state.

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