Gulf Times - 2018-finals
Familiar failings are proving costly for Spurs and Pochettino

Familiar failings are proving costly for Spurs and Pochettino

Moussa Sissoko is an easy scapegoat. He has been a target for scorn since his unforgettably woeful performance in Tottenham’s defeat by Bayer Leverkusen at Wembley last November, on a night when it looked as though he needed someone to explain the entire concept of football to him.

Qatar coach plays down need for World Cup win

Qatar coach plays down need for World Cup win

Qatar coach Jorge Fossati insisted on Monday that the crucial World Cup qualifier against Syria was not his team's last chance to qualify for the 2018 finals in Russia.

Sharif says world ignores South Asia tension at its peril

Sharif says world ignores South Asia tension at its peril

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif accused India on Wednesday of putting unacceptable conditions on dialogue and said the world would ignore rising tension in South Asia at its peril.

Pro- and anti-Islam rallies flare up in Australia cities

Pro- and anti-Islam rallies flare up in Australia cities

Rival anti-Islam and anti-racism rallies saw hundreds protest across Australia at the weekend with violent clashes in Melbourne, as police officers mounted a strong presence in cities yesterday ...

Sri Lanka jails killers of British tourist

Sri Lanka jails killers of British tourist

A Sri Lankan ruling party politician and his three accomplices were yesterday sentenced to 20 years in jail for murdering a British ...

Qatar signs pact on Internet governance

Qatar signs pact on Internet governance

Qatar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that supports the development of the domain name industry and Internationalised Domain Names in the region.

Shorter hours for Independent  schools

Shorter hours for Independent schools

Independent schools have to conclude classes for their primary, preparatory and secondary divisions by noon from June 1.

Governments pledge to continue search for jet

Governments pledge to continue search for jet

Australia, China and Malaysia pledged yesterday not to give up searching for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared almost two months ago, ...

Zenit to take on Lokomotiv in Russian title showdown

Zenit to take on Lokomotiv in Russian title showdown

Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St Petersburg travel to the capital to take on nearest challengers Lokomotiv.

Anger at Congress rule

Anger at Congress rule

Employees of the Bundelkhand Vikas Sena (BVS) use batons to hit a worker of the ruling Congress .

Couple probed for child neglect in France

Couple probed for child neglect in France

French officials are investigating a couple of Indian origin after finding three young boys confined in appalling conditions in a suburban Paris flat.

Mafia fugitive wins extradition battle

Mafia fugitive wins extradition battle

Convicted mafia boss Domenico Rancadore won his fight to avoid extradition from Britain yesterday after a judge ruled that his human rights ...