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Townsend rescues England

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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Townsend rescues England

Townsend rescues England

TURIN: England substitute Andros Townsend fired home a superb late goal to earn a 1-1 draw against Italy in a fiercely contested international friendly in Turin on Tuesday. Townsend struck in the 79th minute by rifling an unstoppable shot past goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon from 20 metres to give England a deserved result at the Juvetus […]

Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly victory

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly victory

Netherlands haunt Spain with 2-0 friendly victory

AMSTERDAM: Netherlands revived bitter Spanish memories from last year’s World Cup finals when they beat a second-string La Roja 2-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to become the first team to inflict two defeats on coach Vicente del Bosque. Rather than reliving their World Cup final triumph against the Dutch from 2010, Spain were overrun […]

20 Karting drivers vie for Red Bull Kart Fight Title

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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20 Karting drivers vie for Red Bull Kart Fight Title

20 Karting drivers vie for Red Bull Kart Fight Title

KUWAIT: From around Kuwait they have come. Twenty of Kuwait’s best amateur kart racers will compete at Sirbb track today, all seeking the title of Red Bull Kart Fight National Champion. The winner of the national qualifier will travel to Spielberg, Austria to represent Kuwait in an international race against the best Kart Fighters from […]

Snubbed ICC president quits

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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Snubbed ICC president quits

Snubbed ICC president quits

DHAKA: The International Cricket Council (ICC) was left red-faced yesterday when its president Mustafa Kamal resigned claiming he was snubbed at the presentation ceremony after Sunday’s World Cup final in Melbourne. Kamal, as the head of the governing body, was expected to present the trophy but ICC chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan awarded it to the victorious […]

Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara to reconsider retirement

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara to reconsider retirement

Sri Lanka urges Sangakkara to reconsider retirement

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports minister yesterday urged the world’s number one batsman Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider plans to retire from Test cricket and urged him to play on for another year. Navin Dissanayake told reporters that he hoped a government-ordered overhaul of Sri Lanka Cricket might persuade the 37- year-old to stick around a bit […]

ABK hosts successful 4TH annual Golf Challenge event

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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ABK hosts successful 4TH annual Golf Challenge event

ABK hosts successful 4TH annual Golf Challenge event

KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) announced the results of its 4th Annual ABK Golf Challenge event, aimed at bringing together clients & business partners. The event was held at the Sahara Golf Resort and Spa on 28 March, 2015. During the event, participants competed in teams of 4 for the ABK Golf Challenge […]

KSSC takes aim at best conclusion of season

Posted by on 01/04/2015
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KSSC takes aim at best conclusion of season

KSSC takes aim at best conclusion of season

KUWAIT: Information Minister and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah will represent HH the Amir during the closing ceremony of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Annual Shooting Tournament. President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, member of the Asian and ISSF executive committees Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said Kuwait […]

Japan rout Uzbekistan

Posted by on 31/03/2015
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Japan rout Uzbekistan

Japan rout Uzbekistan

TOKYO: Goal-hungry Japan floored Uzbekistan 5-1 with an explosive performance in a friendly yesterday, with young guns Takashi Usami and Gaku Shibasaki pointing to a bright future for the Blue Samurai. Shibasaki scored Japan’s third on 80 minutes with an outrageous lob from just inside the Uzbekistan half, before fellow substitute Usami capped a superb […]

Fawad ‘comfortable’ with Australian drinking

Posted by on 31/03/2015
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Fawad ‘comfortable’ with Australian drinking

Fawad ‘comfortable’ with Australian drinking

SYDNEY: Boozy celebrations have been a part of Australian cricket for decades but test hopeful Fawad Ahmed will be politely declining when the victory beers are passed around on the tour of the Caribbean and England. The 33-year-old legspinner has plenty of reasons to celebrate, having helped Victoria win the domestic Sheffield Shield last week […]

Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

Posted by on 31/03/2015
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Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

Alonso stays positive while Ferrari celebrate

LONDON: One word seemed to encapsulate Fernando Alonso’s Malaysian Grand Prix weekend. The comment, posted on Twitter under a photograph of the sweaty Spaniard walking in his McLaren overalls past the Ferrari garage and the Italian team’s smiling mechanics, was simple: ‘Ouch’. It was hard not to feel a twinge of pity for the double […]

KIB sponsors Kartival

Posted by on 31/03/2015
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KIB sponsors Kartival

KIB sponsors Kartival

KUWAIT: As part of its ongoing contribution towards Kuwait’s youth, Kuwait International Bank has become Gold Sponsor of Kartival, the carnival-race event held by high-school students and entrepreneurs who volunteer from across Kuwait. Billed as the first event of its kind in Kuwait, Kartival took place at he Sirbb Circuit recently in the Shuwaikh Industrial […]

VIVA honors ten best players to attend Real academy Program

Posted by on 30/03/2015
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VIVA honors ten best players to attend Real academy Program

VIVA honors ten best players to attend Real academy Program

KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing telecom operator, honored the best ten players who were selected to join the Real Madrid Soccer Academy Program. The honoring ceremony was held on Thursday, 26 March 2015 at the company’s head office in Olympia Towers. Commenting on this occasion, Eng. Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Badran, VIVA’s Chief Executive Officer praised […]

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