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VIVA welcomes Andriy Shevchenko to play in Al Roudan tournament

Posted by on 30/06/2015
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VIVA welcomes Andriy Shevchenko to play in Al Roudan tournament

VIVA welcomes Andriy Shevchenko to play in Al Roudan tournament

KUWAIT: Being the platinum sponsor of the annual Al Roudan Indoor Football Tournament, VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, took part in a private event hosted by the organizers to meet the well-known football player Andriy Shevchenko. On Thursday 25 June, VIVA’s Corporate Communications team and esteemed guests welcomed Shevchenko at the VIP […]

Chelsea great Cech moves to Arsenal

Posted by on 29/06/2015
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Chelsea great Cech moves to Arsenal

Chelsea great Cech moves to Arsenal

LONDON: Petr Cech said he had the “same hunger for success” after his move across London from Chelsea to Arsenal was confirmed yesterday when the Gunners announced he had agreed to join them on a “long-term contract for an undisclosed fee” from the Premier League champions. The 33-year-old Czech international goalkeeper made over 400 appearances […]

England dump hosts Canada – Canadians collapse in tears

Posted by on 28/06/2015
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England dump hosts Canada – Canadians collapse in tears

England dump hosts Canada – Canadians collapse in tears

VANCOUVER: England scored twice in three first-half minutes then held on to beat hosts Canada 2-1 on Saturday and book a spot in the Women’s World Cup semi-finals against Japan. The hosts had been hoping to secure the semi-final spot against the defending champions on Canada Day, July 1, in Edmonton but instead it was […]

Japan in World Cup semis

Posted by on 28/06/2015
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Japan in World Cup semis

Japan in World Cup semis

EDMONTON: A late goal from substitute Mana Iwabuchi put holders Japan into the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Australia. Iwabuchi, 22, got the breakthrough after 87 minutes in a tense quarter-final dominated by Japan in sweltering temperatures of 31 degrees celsius in Edmonton. It put the 2011 […]

Laura Georges – France’s World Cup ‘rock’

Posted by on 25/06/2015
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Laura Georges – France’s World Cup ‘rock’

Laura Georges – France’s World Cup ‘rock’

MONTREAL: From the 2003 Women’s World Cup to the 2015 edition underway in Canada, Laura Georges has been in the thick of all the battles and tears of France’s national football team. And today the many talents of the 30-year-old centre back, whose family hail from the French Island of Guadeloupe, will be pushed to […]

Uruguay furious; Chile advance in Copa battle

Posted by on 25/06/2015
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Japan beat Dutch to reach q-finals

Posted by on 24/06/2015
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Japan beat Dutch to reach q-finals

Japan beat Dutch to reach q-finals

VANCOUVER: Japan coach Norio Sasaki apologized for the stressful, flurry of a finish. The defending Women’s World Cup champions are on to the quarterfinal following a nail-biter at the end against tournament first-timer the Netherlands after controlling most of the match. Mizuho Sakaguchi scored what turned out to be the deciding goal in the 78th […]

Brazil striker joins Liverpool

Posted by on 24/06/2015
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Brazil striker joins Liverpool

Brazil striker joins Liverpool

LIVERPOOL: Brazil forward Roberto Firmino joined Liverpool from German side Hoffenheim yesterday for a reported fee of 29 million pounds ($45.8 million) that would make him the second most expensive player in the English club’s history. Liverpool said the 23-year-old Firmino signed a “long-term contract,” subject to a medical examination that will take place after […]

Finance Ministry tournament

Posted by on 24/06/2015
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Finance Ministry tournament

Finance Ministry tournament

KUWAIT: The second indoor tournament of the Finance Ministry workers union was opened under the patronage of Commerce Bank of Kuwait and Al- Mane Travel at Al-Nasser Sports Club. The first match was highly competitive and ended by a draw between Financial Affairs and Administrative Affairs teams by a score of 1-1. Meanwhile the second […]

US down Colombia

Posted by on 23/06/2015
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US down Colombia

US down Colombia

EDMONTON: Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd both scored to put the United States into the World Cup quarter-finals with a hard-fought 2-0 win over 10- woman Colombia on Monday. The 28th-ranked South Americans were a player down for most of the second half after new goalkeeper Catalina Perez was sent off for a diving tackle […]

Neymar-less Brazil face tough route to trophy

Posted by on 23/06/2015
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Neymar-less Brazil face tough route to trophy

Neymar-less Brazil face tough route to trophy

SANTIAGO: If Brazil are to win their fifth Copa America in seven editions, they are going to have to do it the hard way. The South American super-power decided Monday not to appeal a four-game ban handed to star striker and captain Neymar for violent conduct, meaning they will have to do without him for […]

Brazil set up Paraguay clash

Posted by on 22/06/2015
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Brazil set up Paraguay clash

Brazil set up Paraguay clash

SANTIAGO: Thiago Silva and Roberto Firmino scored either side of halftime to fire Brazil to a 2-1 win over Venezuela at the Copa America on Sunday, sending the five-times world champions into a quarter-final meeting with Paraguay. The victory completed the quarter-final line up that will see hosts Chile face Uruguay tomorrow, Peru take on […]

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