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Qatar appoints Jorge Fossati in bid to revive 2018 World Cup hopes
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Qatar appoints Jorge Fossati in bid to revive 2018 World Cup hopes

Sunday, 25 September 2016 2:06 PM

63-year-old Uruguayan Fossati replaces Jose Daniel Carreno who was sacked on Friday

McGregor gets revenge with decision in thrilling UFC win over Diaz
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McGregor gets revenge with decision in thrilling UFC win over Diaz

Sunday, 21 August 2016 11:43 AM

Judges gave McGregor a majority decision victory, setting the stage for a third fight

Unbeaten US survive Australia scare in basketball
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Unbeaten US survive Australia scare in basketball

Thursday, 11 August 2016 11:38 AM

Defending Olympic basketball champions beat Australia 98-88 in a thrilling encounter

Drop in alkalinity to blame for green Olympic diving pool - Rio organisers
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Drop in alkalinity to blame for green Olympic diving pool - Rio organisers

Thursday, 11 August 2016 11:35 AM

Water in the pool baffled competitors in the women's 10 metre synchronised event, who said they could not see their partner underwater

Police in Kuwait raid Football Association offices
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Police in Kuwait raid Football Association offices

Thursday, 11 August 2016 9:48 AM

An interior ministry spokesman denied the police had raided the offices, saying a governmental committee was looking into infringements on state property

Weightlifter Sara Ahmed wins historic Olympic medal for Egypt
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Weightlifter Sara Ahmed wins historic Olympic medal for Egypt

Thursday, 11 August 2016 9:08 AM

18-year-old from Ismailia also became the first Arab woman to be presented with a medal in weightlifting

Kuwaiti veteran Aldeehani wins gold in men's double trap
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Kuwaiti veteran Aldeehani wins gold in men's double trap

Thursday, 11 August 2016 8:55 AM

Adeehani became the first athlete competing under the Olympic flag to ever win a gold medal.

Qatari Olympian Mutaz Barshim: 'I was worst in my athletics group'
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Qatari Olympian Mutaz Barshim: 'I was worst in my athletics group'

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 2:02 PM

High jump champion aiming to break world record at Rio 2016 Olympics

Egypt beach volleyball player in hijab gets Brazilian support
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Egypt beach volleyball player in hijab gets Brazilian support

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 8:56 AM

Doaa Elghobashy has crowds chanting as she competes against bikini-clad Italian opponent

Qatar 'to restrict alcohol' to curb violence at World Cup
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Qatar 'to restrict alcohol' to curb violence at World Cup

Monday, 8 August 2016 9:08 AM

Policy review required after football-related hooliganism in France, says official

Syrian refugee Mardini a winner in the Olympic water
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Syrian refugee Mardini a winner in the Olympic water

Sunday, 7 August 2016 11:47 AM

Yusra Mardini swam part of the crossing from Turkey to Greece over to the island of Lesbos, helping other refugees who were in the water and were unable to swim

Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening ceremony
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Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening ceremony

Sunday, 7 August 2016 10:04 AM

In contrast to Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012, the opening ceremony was decidedly simple and low-tech, a reflection of Brazil's tough economic times

Queues, security scares mark shambolic start to Rio Games
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Queues, security scares mark shambolic start to Rio Games

Sunday, 7 August 2016 10:02 AM

Organisers blamed a lack of coordination between security personnel, including the police, Games staff and private security firms

Manny Pacquiao could make comeback in Dubai – report
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Manny Pacquiao could make comeback in Dubai – report

Thursday, 4 August 2016 12:03 PM

Filipino boxer will returns to the ring on Nov 5 against welterweight champion Jessie Vargas

Kuwaiti fencer goes it alone, defying long odds
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Kuwaiti fencer goes it alone, defying long odds

Thursday, 4 August 2016 10:07 AM

Abdulaziz Alshatti has beaten long odds before, including a first place finish at a qualifying event this year that punched his ticket to Rio de Janeiro


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