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Hosts UAE reach Asian Cup last eight with extra-time penalty

21 Jan 2019

ABU DHABI Striker Ahmed Khalil converted an extra-time penalty to send the United Arab Emirates into the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan on Monday, keeping alive their hopes of landing the continental title on home soil.

Soccer-Hosts UAE reach Asian Cup last eight with extra-time penalty

21 Jan 2019

ABU DHABI, Jan 21 United Arab Emirates' Ahmed Khalil converted an extra-time penalty to send them into the Asian Cup quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Kyrgyzstan on Monday, keeping alive their hopes of landing the continental title on home soil.

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Jahanbakhsh on target as Iran ease past Oman into last eight

20 Jan 2019

ABU DHABI, Jan 20 Three-times champions Iran came through an early scare before marching confidently into the Asian Cup quarter-finals for the 13th time in 14 attempts with a 2-0 victory over a spirited Oman team on Sunday.

Soccer-Jahanbakhsh on target as Iran ease past Oman into last eight

20 Jan 2019

ABU DHABI, Jan 20 Three-times champions Iran came through an early scare before marching confidently into the Asian Cup quarter-finals for the 13th time in 14 attempts with a 2-0 victory over a spirited Oman team on Sunday.

Big guns primed as business end of Asian Cup gets underway

19 Jan 2019

ABU DHABI With the big powers all having negotiated the expanded Asian Cup group stage safely enough, the tournament gets going in earnest on Sunday with the first of the sudden-death round of 16 ties.

Cricket - Dominant India end 71-year drought after soggy Sydney draw

07 Jan 2019

SYDNEY India ended a 71-year wait for a test series victory in Australia on Monday, their 2-1 triumph finally confirmed when the rain-affected fourth and final test ended in a draw at Sydney Cricket Ground early on Monday afternoon.

We were outplayed in key moments, says Australia captain Paine

07 Jan 2019

SYDNEY Tim Paine's men did their utmost to avoid being the first Australia side to lose a test series to India on home soil but were outplayed in the key moments that might have swung matters in their favour, the 34-year-old said on Monday.

Cricket: We were outplayed in key moments, says Australia captain Paine

07 Jan 2019

SYDNEY Tim Paine's men did their utmost to avoid being the first Australia side to lose a test series to India on home soil but were outplayed in the key moments that might have swung matters in their favour, the 34-year-old said on Monday.

Cricket-We were outplayed in key moments, says Australia captain Paine

07 Jan 2019

SYDNEY, Jan 7 Tim Paine's men did their utmost to avoid being the first Australia side to lose a test series to India on home soil but were outplayed in the key moments that might have swung matters in their favour, the 34-year-old said on Monday.

Kohli hopes historic success reignites passion for test cricket

07 Jan 2019

SYDNEY India captain Virat Kohli is hoping the breakthrough test series triumph in Australia will inspire renewed reverence and passion back home for the longest form of the game.

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