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Libya wants to replay 2nd round World Cup qualifier against Tunisia over Kenyan referee’s bias

  • 14 September 2017 - 09:38
Libya wants to replay 2nd round World Cup qualifier against Tunisia over Kenyan referee’s bias

The Libyan Football Federation has written to FIFA demanding that their last year's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Tunisia be replayed because the referee's wife is Tunisian and showed open bias against them. The Libyan football authorities also alleged that the Kenyan referee also lives in...

Barcelona crushes Juventus 3-0 at the Champions League

  • 13 September 2017 - 12:38
Barcelona crushes Juventus 3-0 at the Champions League

Lionel Messi summoned another mesmerising performance as Barcelona breezed to a 3-0 win over Juventus in their UEFA Champions League Group D opener at the Camp Nou. Messi scored twice and set up his side's second for Ivan Rakitic as Ernesto Valverde's men capitalised on some dismal defending...

Nadal beats Anderson and wins US Open for his 16th Grand Slam

  • 11 September 2017 - 10:31
Nadal beats Anderson and wins US Open for his 16th Grand Slam

Rafael Nadal, back at No. 1 at age 31, underscored his resurgence by defeating Kevin Anderson of South Africa, 6-3, 6-3, 6-4, in a U.S. Open singles final on Sunday that was no surprise at this late stage of this tennis revival. “I was surprised in January — now I am not that much...

La Liga: Real Madrid draws against Levante 1-1

  • 9 September 2017 - 21:46
La Liga: Real Madrid draws against Levante 1-1

Real Madrid's stuttering start to their La Liga defence continued, coming from behind to draw against Levante. The visitors took a shock lead through Ivi, who spun past Dani Carvajal in the area before slotting home. But Lucas Vazquez equalised from close range after Sergio Ramos's header...

Syria draws with Iran 2-2, qualifies for playoff against Australia for ticket to World Cup 2018

  • 6 September 2017 - 12:19
Syria draws with Iran 2-2, qualifies for playoff against Australia for ticket to World Cup 2018

Syria scored an injury-time equaliser to earn a 2-2 draw against Iran and keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The visitors took a shock lead through Tamer Haj Mohamad's stooping header - the first goal Carlos Queiroz's Iran had conceded in 10 qualifying...

Libya beats Guinea 1-0 in World Cup qualifiers

  • 5 September 2017 - 11:06
Libya beats Guinea 1-0 in World Cup qualifiers

Guinea's hopes of reaching a maiden World Cup are in tatters after Hamdou Elhouni's first-half goal secured victory for ten-man Libya in Monastir on Monday evening, leaving both teams on three points in Group A. While neither side are mathematically out of the running, both need to win all of...

Sharapova beats Halep in first comeback at the US Open

  • 29 August 2017 - 23:32
Sharapova beats Halep in first comeback at the US Open

Maria Sharapova begins to explore just how well she can finish at the US Open on Wednesday after a successful and emotional Grand Slam comeback following a 15-month doping ban. The 30-year-old Russian, who ousted second seed Simona Halep in her opener, faces Hungary's Timea Babos for the first...

Sharapova’s first grand slam comeback will be against Simona Halep

  • 26 August 2017 - 10:46
Sharapova’s first grand slam comeback will be against Simona Halep

Maria Sharapova’s return to grand slam action will begin with a high-profile clash against Romanian second seed Simona Halep while Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal could meet in the U.S. Open semi-finals, according to Friday’s draw. For Sharapova, a former world number one and five-times grand...

Libya qualifies for 2018 African Nations Championship

  • 19 August 2017 - 09:29
Libya qualifies for 2018 African Nations Championship

The Libyan locals football team has qualified for the 2018 African Nations Championship in Kenya after beating Algeria on aggregate of two matches. Libya and Algeria drew 1-1 on Friday in Tunisia after Libya had won the first leg match 2-1 in Algiers. By this, Libya has become the first...

Libyan Football Premier League kicks off

  • 15 August 2017 - 09:00
Libyan Football Premier League kicks off

The Libyan Football Premier League will kick off today evening after a two-year suspension due to the political and military conflicts in the country. The first round of the league will be starting today without spectators. At Misuratat Satdium, Al-Itihad Al-Musrati hosts Al-Olamby and then...