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Tour de France à la Voile: Oman Sail Diam 24 team placed third after Act 5

Tour de France à la Voile: Oman Sail Diam 24 team placed third after Act 5

A fairly consistent performance from Oman Sail Diam 24 team has kept it on course for a podium finish as the team was placed third with 451 points following the completion of five of the nine Acts in the 40th edition of the Tour de France a la Voile (TDV) on Monday.

Cricket: India skipper seeks smooth relations with Shastri

Cricket: India skipper seeks smooth relations with Shastri

India captain Virat Kohli said Wednesday he wants a good working relationship with new coach Ravi Shastri after the acrimonious departure of Anil Kumble.

Golf: Big names in fight for form coming into British Open

Golf: Big names in fight for form coming into British Open

While uncertainty surrounds the form of leading names such as Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy, the British Open begins at Royal Birkdale on Thursday with a plethora of players hopeful of winning the Claret Jug.

Football: Arsenal hit by food poisoning in China

Football: Arsenal hit by food poisoning in China

Arsenal were ravaged by food poisoning in Shanghai that ruled several key players out of their preseason friendly with Bayern Munich on Wednesday, manager Arsene Wenger said.

Cycling: Former ski-jumper Roglic wins Tour 17th stage

Cycling: Former ski-jumper Roglic wins Tour 17th stage

Former champion ski-jumper Primoz Roglic took a sensational solo victory on the mountainous 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

Football: Oman’s Raed Ibrahim signs deal with top Malta club

Football: Oman’s Raed Ibrahim signs deal with top Malta club

In a career-defining move, experienced Oman national team midfielder Raed Ibrahim Saleh has signed a two-year deal with Malta's multiple domestic league champions, Valletta FC, recently. This is the first time that Raed will be playing for an European club.

Oman wins bid to host continental Optimist championship in 2019

Oman wins bid to host continental Optimist championship in 2019

The Mussanah Sports City in Oman has been widely regarded as one of the best venues for sailing competitions over the past few years.

Football: Spain's federation chief held in fraud probe

Football: Spain's federation chief held in fraud probe

Police raided the headquarters of Spain's football federation on Tuesday and arrested its president Angel Maria Villar as part of an anti-corruption probe.



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