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Klitschko knocks out Pulev

Monday, 17 November 2014.

HAMBURG: World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko knocked out Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev with a fierce left hook in the fifth round on Saturday to retain his IBF title and end his opponent’s unbeaten record.

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Pele’s son released from jail in Brazil

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 22:32

SAO PAULO: The 44-year-old son of soccer great Pele has been released from jail and will remain free while he appeals a conviction in a money laundering case that involved a drug gang.

Vettel joins Ferrari on three-year deal

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 19:47

ABU DHABI: Sebastian Vettel looked forward to following in Michael Schumacher’s Formula One footsteps after Ferrari confirmed to that the four times world champion would replace Fernando Alonso next season on a three-year deal.

New Zealand reaches 54-1 at tea vs Pakistan

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 19:37

DUBAI: New Zealand lost the key wicket of Tom Latham to reach 54-1 at tea on the fourth day of the second test after Sarfraz Ahmed led Pakistan’s strong fightback with his third century of the year today.

Ferrari confirms that Fernando Alonso is leaving

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 18:23

ABU DHABI: Ferrari has confirmed that two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is leaving the team after the final race of the season.

Ahmed’s century lifts Pakistan to 392-9

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 16:55

DUBAI: Sarfraz Ahmed smashed his third test century of the year and quashed New Zealand’s hopes of a big lead in the second test with a record last-wicket stand for Pakistan today.

Argentina’s top football clubs searched in graft probe

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 13:53

BUENOS AIRES,: Authorities launched searches at 23 top Argentine football clubs, including River Plate and Boca Juniors, in a probe over allegations they may have received kickbacks after granting the government TV broadcast rights.

Rosberg - the prince born to be F1 king

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:34

ABU DHABI: Nico Rosberg’s first recollection of Formula One came in Monaco when, asleep on a yacht in the harbour, he was awoken by the sound of Ayrton Senna’s McLaren screaming through the tunnel.

Praises for Rooney

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:10

ROY Hodgson claimed the England captaincy has turned Wayne Rooney into the finished article after he struck twice in a 3-1 victory over Scotland.

Spain relieved bad year is over

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:10

MADRID: At the start of 2014, Vicente del Bosque’s Spain were serious contenders to become only the third nation after Italy and Brazil to successfully defend their World Cup title.

Finch powers Aussies

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:10

AUSTRALIA’S Aaron Finch hit his fifth one-day international century to drive the hosts to a 73-run victory over South Africa in Canberra yesterday and a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Winning return for Ronaldo

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:10

MANCHESTER: Portugal manager Fernando Santos insisted Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford had been a success even though the former Manchester United winger was anonymous in his side’s 1-0 friendly win over Argentina.

Haskell tired of being bridesmaid

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:09

LONDON: England’s James Haskell said on Tuesday the entire squad were frustrated at their recent failure to beat the world’s best sides and took no consolation from being “plucky runners-up.”

14 players sign contract by deadline

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:09

ST. JOHN’S (Antigua): A month after a pay dispute controversially derailed their tour to India, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has confirmed that 14 top-flight players have signed contracts committing them to a three-test series in South Africa.

Treble-chasing Scott targets Masters not McIlroy

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

MELBOURNE: Adam Scott said yesterday he was putting aside thoughts of next week’s showdown with World No 1 Rory McIlroy as he chases a third straight win in this week’s Australian Masters.

Federer’s dreams clouded by injury and quarrel

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

Roger Federer was at the top of his game in London last week, sweeping past opponents as if his age were not an issue.

McLaren delay driver decision

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: McLaren will not announce their 2015 driver lineup until December, they said on Tuesday.

Roar of the Three Lions

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

ENGLAND notched up a 3-1 victory over old foes Scotland on Tuesday while world champions Germany and Portugal sealed last-gasp 1-0 wins over Spain and Argentina respectively in friendlies on Tuesday.

Tempers flare in Iran’s controversial win

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

SEOUL: If South Korea and Iran thought Tuesday’s friendly international in Tehran would take the sting out of their increasingly acrimonious rivalry, they were vastly mistaken.

De Gea boost for United

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

LONDON: Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is set to hand manager Louis van Gaal an almighty boost by declaring himself fit for Saturday evening’s visit to Arsenal.

Reds striker floored again

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:08

LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered a fresh thigh injury which threatens to rule him out for another month.