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Said double as Lens consolidate second spot in Ligue 1
LENS, France : RC Lens made sure of staying second at the end of the Ligue 1 weekend after Wesley Said scored twice in a 4-1 home win over Metz 4-1 on Sunday.In an entertaining opening half, Said found the back of the net either side of Nicolas de Preville's goal for Metz before Ignatius Ganago
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Antonio scores as West Ham sink Spurs in feisty London derby
LONDON: West Ham moved into fourth place in the Premier League with a 1-0 win in the London derby against Tottenham, while Manchester United and Liverpool prepared for the latest instalment of their bitter rivalry on Sunday (Oct 24).A second half strike from Michail Antonio gave the Hammers their se
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Singapore reports 3,383 new COVID-19 cases and 15 more deaths
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,383 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sunday (Oct 24) as 15 more people died from complications due to the virus.The fatalities are eight men and seven women aged between 58 and 100. Eight of them were unvaccinated, one was partially vaccinated and six were fully vacc
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Clinical Leicester punish Brentford to seal 2-1 victory
LONDON: Leicester City secured a 2-1 win at Brentford in a pulsating Premier League game on Sunday  (Oct 24)thanks to goals from Youri Tielemans and James Maddison.Brentford were kept at bay by a combination of poor finishing and a string of saves by Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel before be
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Quartararo wins first MotoGP title after Bagnaia crashes out
MISANO ADRIATICO: Fabio Quartararo won his first MotoGP world title on Sunday (Oct 24) after his closest rival Francesco Bagnaia crashed out of the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.Bagnaia, who was 52 points behind Quartararo with three GPs including this race remaining, was comfortably leading when he fel
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Gymnastics legend Uchimura not ready to quit just yet
KITAKYUSHU: Japanese gymnastics legend Kohei Uchimura said he would consider his future after finishing the world championships empty-handed on Sunday (Oct 24), but hinted his love for the sport may lure him back.Uchimura finished sixth in the horizontal bar final - the only competition he entered t
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Ecclestone offered ski role, agrees with Verstappen on Netflix
LONDON : Ex-Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, 91 on Thursday, is adamant about one thing after being offered an advisory role by the new head of skiing's governing body - he will not be taking to the slopes.FIS president and fellow-billionaire Johan Eliasch told reporters before the weeken
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Brazilian Confederation interim chief backs biennial World Cup
SAO PAULO : The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has tentatively backed a biennial World Cup, with the interim president expressing support for a venture opposed by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL).Rodrigues is due to go to Paraguay this week to meet with CONMEBOL presi
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China warns of further spread in latest COVID-19 flare-up
BEIJING: China's latest COVID-19 outbreak is increasingly likely to spread further, a health official said on Sunday (Oct 24), as authorities urged all regions to step up monitoring and called for a reduction in travel across provinces.China has largely contained the virus but it is determined to s
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Asalanka, Rajapaksa lead Sri Lanka to comfortable win
Charith Asalanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa shared a partnership of 86 to give Sri Lanka a five-wicket win over Bangladesh in their opening Super 12 match in the Twenty20 World Cup in Sharjah on Sunday (Oct 24).Asalanka remained unbeaten on 80 from 49 balls - his first T20 international half century - an
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China aims to cut fossil energy use to below 20% by 2060
BEIJING: China is targeting an ambitious clean energy goal of reducing fossil fuel use to under 20 per cent by 2060, according to an official plan published by state media on Sunday (Oct 24).The document follows a pledge by President Xi Jinping to wean the world's biggest polluter off coal, with a
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Alpine skiing-Odermatt wins first men's giant slalom of season
Switzerland's Marco Odermatt started his World Cup Alpine ski season with a win in the opening giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, on Sunday.The 24-year-old moved up from third after the first leg on the Rettenbach glacier piste to beat Austria's Roland Leitinger, the early leader chasing a firs
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Subs inspire Nice to thrilling comeback win against Lyon
NICE, France : Substitutes Youcef Atal and Evan Guessand inspired Nice to a sensational 3-2 comeback victory over 10-man Olympique Lyonnais in a pulsating Ligue 1 match on Sunday.Atal reduced the arrears after the hosts had fallen 2-0 behind following goals by Karl Toko Ekambi and Houssem Aouar,
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Man, 68, arrested for suspected involvement in stabbing incident at Pipit Road
SINGAPORE: A 68-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of voluntarily causing hurt by a dangerous weapon, said police on Sunday (Oct 24).The police received a call for assistance on Saturday at about 11pm at Block 90 Pipit Road in MacPherson.When officers arrived at the sc
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Emotional Quartararo wins maiden MotoGP title for France
:Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo became the first Frenchman to win the MotoGP world championship following a fourth-placed finish in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday as his closest title contender Francesco Bagnaia of Ducati crashed.Pole sitter Bagnaia was leading Ducati's home race when he crash
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Quartararo wins maiden MotoGP title as Bagnaia crashes
Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo became the first Frenchman to win the MotoGP world championship following a fourth-placed finish in the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday as his closest title contender Francesco Bagnaia of Ducati crashed.Pole sitter Bagnaia was leading Ducati's home race when he cr
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Last-gasp Beto header earns Udinese point at Atalanta
BERGAMO, Italy : Udinese striker Beto's dramatic stoppage-time header earned his side a point in a 1-1 draw at Atalanta in Serie A on Sunday.Both teams hit the post in a tightly-contested first half, with Josip Ilicic denied for the hosts and Nahuel Molina for Udinese from a tight angle.Atalant
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No time for experimentation, says Bok coach Nienaber
PARIS : South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber says there is no time for experimentation ahead of the defence of their Rugby World Cup title in 2023, and will go into autumn internationals against Wales, Scotland and England with his strongest available side.The Springboks did not play a test betwe
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Tesco says online services disrupted by interference 'attempt'
LONDON : British supermarket chain Tesco said on Sunday that its website and app had been disrupted by an attempt to interfere with its systems."Since yesterday, we've been experiencing disruption to our online grocery website and app. An attempt was made to interfere with our systems which ha
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Afghanistan hope World Cup success can bring joy back home
Afghanistan's Twenty20 World Cup preparation has been far from ideal in the aftermath of the country's Taliban takeover in August but captain Mohammad Nabi hopes his team's performance can bring about some joy back home.Afghanistan's cricket board also underwent personnel changes and all-rou
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