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AFP Jakarta Thousands of athletes are flying in as Indonesia makes final preparations to host the Asian Games the world's second biggest multi-sports event, taking place against a backdrop of terrorism fears, environmental ..

Qatar outclass Japan, make it to AVC Cup final

Tribune News Network DOHA Debutants Qatar scripted a stunning 25-21, 22-25, 25-19, 25-16 victory over continental powerhouse Japan to move into the final of the sixth AVC Cup for Men at the University of Taipei Gymnasium on Tuesday. ..

Qatar Sports Club unveil Eto'o

Ikoli victor DOHA New Qatar Sports Club signing and four-time former African Player of the Year Samuel Eto'o said Qatar has the chance to stage a bigger World Cup or match the high standards of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Former ..

AFP Cincinnati Serena Williams re-established her customary superiority, hammering Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Monday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion showed full recovery in ..

AFP Washington Former US Open champions Stan Wawrinka and Svetlana Kuznetsova received wild cards into the event on Tuesday along with two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka. Switzerland's Wawrinka, who beat ..

The footballer will face a compulsory two years’ military service if Korea fail to win yellow metal afp Jakarta Son Heung-min has lit up the World Cup and the Premier League but unnervingly it is the Asian Games in Indonesia that could ..

AFP Paris Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) defender Presnel Kimpembe, a member of France's World Cup-winning squad, signed a two-year contract extension on Monday keeping him at the club until 2023. "I'm incredibly fortunate ..

afp London Petr Cech became embroiled in a social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club's Twitter account mocked an error made by the Arsenal goalkeeper against Manchester City. Cech was selected to face ..

Madrid: Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo left a clinic in Ibiza on Tuesday following a four-night stay for treatment for a flu infection. "Hello everyone! I'm already home after a few days at the clinic. Thank u for your love and ..

London: Egyptian star Mohamed Salah could be in trouble with police after his club Liverpool passed a video apparently showing him using his mobile phone while driving. A spokesman for last season's Champions League finalists ..

reuters liverpool New Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson's commanding presence and skill on the ball is boosting the defensive players'confidence, Dutch centre-back Virgil van Dijk has said. Brazil international Alisson ..

AFP Bristol England cricketer Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray in a unanimous decision by a jury in less than three hours of deliberations on Tuesday following a trial at Bristol Crown Court. The 27-year-old whose ..

AFP London England all-rounder Ben Stokes should be welcomed back into the Test team after being cleared of affray on Tuesday, said former national captain Michael Vaughan. Vaughan, who has forged a successful career as a pundit ..

AFP Colombo Spinner Lakshan Sandakan starred in Sri Lanka's hard fought three-wicket win over South Africa in the only Twenty20 international after bowling out the visitors for their lowest total in the game's shortest ..

Sydney: Banned Australian batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner are expected to return to Sydney first-grade cricket for their respective clubs' opening fixtures on September 22. Smith plays for Sutherland, who host Mosman in ..