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Sassuolo up to second in Serie A after seven-goal Bologna thriller

The Daily Tribune - newsofbahrain.com Sassuolo moved to second place in Serie A yesterday behind leaders AC Milan after a thrilling 4-3 comeback win at Bologna. Roberto de Zerbi’s side had been trailing 3-1 after an hour, but three substitutions, includin...

Van der Poel wins Tour of Flanders as Alaphilippe crashes out

The Daily Tribune - newsofbahrain.com Mathieu van der Poel took the Tour of Flanders yesterday for his first win in one of cycling’s Monuments after a race marked by world champion Julian Alaphilippe’s heavy fall after colliding with a motorbike. Va...

Zverev clinches Cologne title

The Daily Tribune - newsofbahrain.com Alexander Zverev ended his 17-month wait for a title by drawing on the pain of his US Open final defeat to beat Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 6-3 and win the Cologne Indoors yesterday. Zverev has had a breakthro...

Egyptian grandfather becomes world's oldest football pro

Egyptian grandfather Ezzeldin Bahader has been recognized as the world's oldest professional soccer player after completing a second full match just short of his 75th birthday. Bahader was awarded the title by Guinness World Records on Saturday evening after missing a penalty kick as his ...

King’s Cup 2020 -2021 draw help

TDT | Manama The Bahrain Football Association (BFA) held the draw for the 2020/2021 King’s Cup competition late Thursday night. Due to the current health situation, the event was held remotely. The competition is set to have a preliminary round, which will determin...

BFA Cup final postponed

TDT | Manama The Bahrain Football Association announced yesterday that it has postponed the final of this year’s BFA Cup, which was scheduled to take place last night. No new date has been given for the tie, which was set to be played between recently crowned King&r...

Bahrain to host FIBA Asia qualifiers

TDT | Manama Bahrain will next month host the second window of Group D qualifying for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup, the Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) has confirmed. The BBA made the announcement after getting approval from the Bahrain Olympic Committee. The window will ...

IPL 2020: Dinesh Karthik hands over KKR’s captaincy to Eoin Morgan

Agencies Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has handed over the Kolkata Knight Riders captaincy position to England’s World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan on Friday. The franchise released a statement regarding it, in which it was mentioned that the...

Champions League to start amid rising infections and CR7 positive

Agencies  As soon as Cristiano Ronaldo's positive test for the coronavirus was announced on Tuesday, the football community started wondering whether he would be allowed to play against Lionel Messi. The showdown between the two superstars is sched...

Premier League has obligation to lower clubs, says Arteta

Premier League clubs have an obligation to protect those further down the English soccer pyramid, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said on Thursday, the day after top-flight clubs voted against Project 'Big Picture.' Touted by the American owners of Liverpool and Manchester United, the plan c...

Bahrain to face Tajikistan, Lebanon in Dubai friendlies

TDT | Manama Bahrain’s national football team will be playing two international friendly matches during their overseas training camp in Dubai next month, the Bahrain Football Association (BFA) has confirmed. The Bahrainis will first be takin...

BIC 2,000cc Challenge back in action

TDT | Manama The Middle East’s longest-running circuit racing championship is back in action this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir. The BIC 2,000cc Challenge takes place at ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Mid...

Cristiano Ronaldo tests COVID-19 positive

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Portuguese forward is reportedly asymptomatic and is out of Portugal’s match against Sweden. Both the sides are facing each other behind closed doors in the group C game of UEFA Nations League in Lisbon on Wednesday night. ...

Nadal routs Djokovic to win 13th French Open title

Paris Rafael Nadal demolished Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his 13th French Open and equal Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles yesterday. For world number one Djokovic, the defeat ended his hopes of an 18th Slam and of becoming the first ma...

Bahrain coach Sousa eyeing Dubai training camp

Manama Bahrain’s national football team head coach Helio Sousa has listed Dubai as the first option to hold an overseas training camp next month, in preparation for their upcoming international matches. The Portugeuse tactician has proposed this to the Bahrain Foot...

Spain edge Swiss, Germany beat Ukraine in Nations League

Madrid Mikel Oyarzabal pounced on a horror slip by Swiss captain Granit Xhaka to seal a 1-0 victory for Spain in the Nations League on Saturday. The night’s other League A Group 4 match saw Germany beat Ukraine 2-1 in Kiev. At the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano in Madr...

Hamilton wins Eifel GP, equals Schumacher’s record

Nurburgring Lewis Hamilton controlled his emotions yesterday as he equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 F1 wins with a measured triumph and thoughtful homage at the Eifel Grand Prix. After completing his seventh win of the season, Hamilton was surprised to be ...