Bayern held in Freiburg to give Leverkusen advantage in title race

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Brothers Iñaki and Nico Williams lead Athletic Bilbao to Copa final with rout of Atletico Madrid MADRID: Brothers Iñaki and Nico Williams teamed up with goals and assists to each other as Athletic Bilbao defeated Atletico Madrid 3-0 to reach their third Copa del Rey final in five seasons on Thursday. Gorka Guruzeta also scored … Read more

Women’s World Cup holders Spain eye Nations League title

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Eddie Howe sets ambitious Newcastle United target with Joelinton deal top of priority list NEWCASTLE: Persuading key man Joelinton to pen a new Newcastle United deal is a “priority” for Eddie Howe, even with chief negotiator Dan Ashworth out of the Magpies’ exit door. The Brazilian has been a huge miss in the Newcastle midfield … Read more

Arab martial arts pioneer Osamah Almarwai chasing another title shot at ONE 166 in Qatar

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DUBAI: Former champion Andy Murray dug deep to edge out Canada’s Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 7-6, 6-3 in front of a jubilant center court crowd at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Monday night. The come-from-behind victory saw Murray — who claimed a solitary Dubai title in 2017 — register a landmark 500th career win … Read more

Investigation into Red Bull boss overshadows new F1 season as Verstappen aims for fourth title

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SAKHIR: Three-time world champion Max Verstappen gave his struggling rivals little hope for optimism ahead of the new Formula One season when he dominated the first day of winter testing on Wednesday. The Red Bull driver was more than a second faster than Lando Norris in a McLaren with Carlos Sainz, about to start his … Read more

stc Group renews title sponsorship of Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

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Ahead of the LEAP 2024 technology conference in Riyadh, Cisco announced the findings of its AI Readiness Index in Saudi Arabia. The index, which surveyed more than 8,000 companies across 30 countries, was developed in response to the accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence. The survey shows that 93 percent of organizations in the Kingdom have … Read more

Foden strikes as title chasing Man City beat Bournemouth

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Newcastle United double injury boost for Arsenal as Eddie Howe snubs Man United chief’s comments NEWCASTLE: Alexander Isak and Joe Willock have handed Newcastle United a huge boost ahead of their trip to Premier League title challengers Arsenal. The Magpies head to the Emirates Stadium in the late kick-off on Saturday hoping to net their … Read more

Rodri salvages point but Man City stumble in Premier League title race

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Ivan Rakitic achieved instant hero status among Al-Shabab fans on Friday with a stunning goal to give his new team a 1-0 win at Damac. The former Barcelona star joined the Riyadh club from Sevilla at the end of January to instantly become one of the stars of the Roshn Saudi League. And the Croatian … Read more

Wasteful Juventus jeered off the field after 1-0 loss to Udinese leaves title hopes in tatters

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LONDON: Conor Gallagher struck twice to condemn his former club Crystal Palace to a damaging 3-1 defeat on Monday and keep Chelsea in the hunt for European football next season. The injury-ravaged Eagles were on course for a huge win in their battle to remain in the Premier League when Jefferson Lerma’s long-range strike opened … Read more

The Chiefs have achieved dynasty status with their third Super Bowl title in five years

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LAS VEGAS: This was supposed to be the year when the Kansas City Chiefs were vulnerable. Their wide receivers were dropping passes, their offense was committing penalties, Travis Kelce was supposedly getting old and there was no way that Andy Reid and Patrick Mahomes could possibly overcome all of that. Yet they did, and wiped … Read more