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  1. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Syria conflict cost Istanbul Olympic votes, say IOC members

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, AP

    ... Agencies in Buenos Aires IOC members opted for 'tradition and stability', while doping scandals and harsh treatment of protesters may have also harmed Turkish bid Syrian conflict cost Istanbul critical votes The bloody Syrian civil war cost Ista ...

  2. Sport - China

    China hold Saudis to goalless draw in Asian Cup qualifying

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 12:31am by AFP

    ... Malaysia 1-0 in group D in Kuala Lumpur with Abdulkarim Salem scoring the winner in the 65th minute, while Oman needed an injury-time goal from Eid Al Farsi to overcome Syria by the same score in Tehran. The match was played in the Iranian capital because of the ongoing conflict in Syria. ...

  3. Sport - China - SOCCER

    China aim for Asian Cup berth as new era starts

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:49pm by Michael Church

    ... of Syria, Malaysia, Lebanon and Hong Kong is likely to be good enough to take them through. Fu took over following Camacho's removal and led the team to a draw against Indonesia before picking ...

  4. Sport - China

    Wu Lei's winner against Indonesia boosts China's Asian Cup hopes

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 01:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... Football Confederation (AFC) awards, having been nominated for the Player of the Year last night. In group A, Syria avenged their earlier loss to Singapore by thrashing the Lion City 4-0 with late goals from Ahmad Aldouni, Ouday Jaffal and Abdulfatah Al Agha claiming the Syrians' first win of the group. Syria had lost to Singapore 2-1 in the first leg, but made no mistake this time ...

  5. Sport - China

    Saudis stand between China and Asian Cup place

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 10:27pm by AFP

    ... will advance if they beat Syria in Tehran. Qatar need just a draw against Malaysia in group D. ...

  6. Sport - Tennis

    Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic give thoughts on air strikes

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... to play it safe by limiting their comments to serves and volleys. But the possibility of air strikes against Syria has recalled some painful memories for Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Ana ... "Because I had this personal experience, I know it cannot bring any good to anybody." Djokovic was not specifically asked about the possibility of military strikes against Syria, although ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Tokyo, Istanbul, Madrid dreaming of Olympics

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires Tokyo and Istanbul play down fears about Games Tokyo and Istanbul tried to allay fears that leaks at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant and the Syria conflict might hurt their bids to host the 2020 summer Olympics, as the race entered its final phase. Madrid by contrast was in relaxed mode and fielded basketball superstar Pau Gasol, who despite ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - 125TH IOC SESSION

    Three days and three votes to determine the future of Olympics

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Istanbul has slipped following the anti-government protests and doping scandals in Turkey and the escalating war in neighbouring Syria. If handicapping, you’d have him in front, but by a nose ... seats at the Under-20 World Cup in Turkey. Civil war continues to rage in Syria. Three days after choosing the host city, the IOC will pick a leader who will lead the organisation through ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport

    Sports Digest, December 3, 2012

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF AND WIRES

    ... Chitchomnart of Thailand 4-2 in Sofia, Bulgaria, last night. Ng, 22, will take on Wendy Jans of Belgium for the trophy, which the Hong Kong player won in India in 2009 and in Syria the following year. ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport

    Sports Digest, October 9, 2012

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... ahead this week despite violence in the region. Turkish forces fired across the frontier into Syria on Sunday after a shell launched from its neighbour landed in the border town of Akcakale, ...




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