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Football: Messi hits four as Barca maintain perfect start

Football: Messi hits four as Barca maintain perfect start

Lionel Messi added four more goals to his soaring early season tally as a much-changed Barcelona maintained their 100 percent start to La Liga by routing Eibar 6-1 on Tuesday.

Cricket: Pakistan bans Latif for five years over spot-fixing

Cricket: Pakistan bans Latif for five years over spot-fixing

Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal Wednesday banned opener Khalid Latif for five years and fined him one million rupees ($9,489) over a spot-fixing case, the second casualty after teammate Sharjeel Khan was banned late last month.

Football: Atletico Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

Football: Atletico Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

Atletico Madrid's new 68,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano stadium will host the 2019 Champions League final, European football's governing body UEFA announced on Wednesday.

AFC U16 Championship Qualifiers: Oman routs Maldives 8-0

AFC U16 Championship Qualifiers: Oman routs Maldives 8-0

It was a dominating performance by Oman lads as Yaqoob al Sabahi's team kicked off its AFC U16 Championship 2018 Malaysia qualifying campaign in style, trouncing Maldives 8-0 in a Group B match at Hisor Central Stadium in Tajikistan on Wednesday.

Five-team Oman Cricket Premier League promises exciting action

Five-team Oman Cricket Premier League promises exciting action

Cricket in Oman is progressing at a rapid pace and every new season adds to the excitement as Oman Cricket (OC) makes more facilities available to players and teams. As a result, competition at the top is getting increasingly intense and exciting. 

Fifth Asian Indoor Martial and Arts Games: Barakat narrowly misses medal

Fifth Asian Indoor Martial and Arts Games: Barakat narrowly misses medal

Oman's star sprinter Barakat al Harthi narrowly missed winning a medal in the 60m race at the fifth Asian Indoor Martial and Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on Tuesday.

Oman takes on Maldives in AFC U16 Championship qualifier today

Oman takes on Maldives in AFC U16 Championship qualifier today

Oman, coached by Yaqoob al Sabahi, will take on Maldives in the opening match of the AFC U16 Championship Group B Qualifier in Hisor, Tajikistan, on Wednesday. The match kicks off at 3pm. Oman is pooled along with the  hosts, Maldives and Syria.

Oman Cricket: Sohail, Akash star in Unique Elegant win

Sohail Khan’s strokeful 59 off 29 balls and Akash Kumar’s impressive all-round show helped Unique Elegant register a 90-run win over HFP in a T20 G Division match of the Oman Cricket league at Al Amerat.



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