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Football: Spain and Wales cruise, Kosovo earn historic draw

PARIS: Spain began life under new coach Julien Lopetegui in perfect style while Gareth Bale inspired Euro 2016 sensations Wales and Kosovo earned a historic point in World Cup qualifying on Monday (Sep 5). Lopetegui enjoyed a perfect competitive debut as Diego Costa, David Silva and Alvaro Morata all hit doubles in an 8-0 drubbing… Read More »

Olympics: Family tragedy behind historic US hurdles sweep

RIO DE JANEIRO: Kristi Castlin dedicated her 100m hurdles medal to victims of gun violence after helping the United States claim a historic podium sweep in the event on Wednesday (Aug 17). The 28-year-old Los Angeles-based sprinter claimed bronze behind gold medallist Brianna Rollins and Nia Ali in silver as the US sealed a 1-2-3 in… Read More »

No excuses from South Africa after historic defeat by Ireland

CAPE TOWN: South Africa offered no excuses for their disappointing defeat against Ireland on Saturday with coach Allister Coetzee ordering his players to go and “fix it”. An embarrassed-looking Coetzee praised the opposition and admitted his side’s shortcomings after South Africa were beaten 26-20 by Ireland at Newlands in an error-ridden performance in the first… Read More »