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Platini: Blatter lied about quitting FIFA

Posted by on 25/05/2015
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Platini: Blatter lied about quitting FIFA

Platini: Blatter lied about quitting FIFA

ZURICH: UEFA president Michel Platini said yesterday that FIFA president Sepp Blatter had lied about his plans for a new term as he backed Prince Ali bin al Hussein’s bid to oust the head of world football. Platini said as FIFA’s executive met in Zurich that the 79-year-old Blatter fears a life of “emptiness” if […]

Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

Posted by on 25/05/2015
Filed under Football, Sports

Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

MADRID: Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti yesterday, club president Florentino Perez said, making the popular Italian pay for a disappointing season without a major trophy. “The board of directors has taken the decision this afternoon to relieve Carlo Ancelotti of his duties as coach of Real Madrid,” Perez told a news conference at […]

Thousands flock to Chelsea victory parade

Posted by on 25/05/2015
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Thousands flock to Chelsea victory parade

Thousands flock to Chelsea victory parade

LONDON: An estimated 70,000 people took to the streets of west London yesterday to watch Chelsea show off their Premier League and League Cup trophies in an open-top bus parade. Hordes of blue-clad fans exploited the opportunity afforded by a public holiday to line the route as three buses took players and staff on a […]

Hawally, Interior in final

Posted by on 25/05/2015
Filed under Other Sports, Sports

Hawally, Interior in final

Hawally, Interior in final

KUWAIT: Hawally governorate team, and Interior Ministry team qualified for the final of Deputy Premier, Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid, which was organized by the Police Sports Association. The final will be tomorrow (Wednesday) at Kazima Sports Club hall. Hawally governorate defeated Ahmadi, while Interior defeated Farwaniya 2-1 By Hanan Al-Saadoun

England stun New Zealand

Posted by on 25/05/2015
Filed under Cricket, Sports

England stun New Zealand

England stun New Zealand

LONDON: England completed a remarkable win to beat New Zealand by 124 runs in the first Test at Lord’s yesterday. New Zealand, set 345 to win on the fifth and final day, were dismissed for 220 as England won the 100th Test between the two countries to go 1-0 up in this twomatch series ahead […]

Kuwait increase medals haul

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Kuwait increase medals haul

Kuwait increase medals haul

KUWAIT: Kuwait National Shooting team members participating in Heydar Aliyev International Grand Prix, in Gabala, Azerbaijan were able to increase their medals haul when Abdallah Al-Rashi won the silver medal of the men’s skeet, while Zaid Al-Mutairi won the bronze of the same event. Meanwhile Iman Al-Shamma won the women’s skeet silver medal in the […]

Boubyan Bank honors cricket team

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Boubyan Bank honors cricket team

Boubyan Bank honors cricket team

KUWAIT: Boubyan Bank honored its Cricket Team for its distinction and earning many trophies in the tournaments organized by the Banks Club as well as being among the elite banks’ teams in cricket competitions this season. Waleed Al Yaqout, GM Administration Group commended the achievements of the Cricket Team, considering that the human resources are […]

Rosberg wins Monaco GP

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Rosberg wins Monaco GP

Rosberg wins Monaco GP

MONACO: Given his luck, Nico Rosberg should be excused if he headed to the Principality’s casino yesterday after one of Formula One’s greatest tactical errors handed him a memorable and rare hattrick of wins at the Monaco Grand Prix. Trailing his Mercedes team-mate and world champion Lewis Hamilton with 15 laps remaining, the 29-year-old German […]

Warriors lead Rockets 3-0

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Warriors lead Rockets 3-0

Warriors lead Rockets 3-0

HOUSTON: The Golden State Warriors are one victory away from the NBA Finals after routing the Houston Rockets 115-80 in Game Three of the Western Conference finals on Saturday. Guard Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including seven-of-nine from three-point range, in the Warriors’ nearrecord road victory that gave them a 3- 0 lead in the […]

Federer blasts French Open after security scare

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Federer blasts French Open after security scare

Federer blasts French Open after security scare

PARIS: Roger Federer blasted French Open organisers yesterday after a fan breached tight security and raced on to court to grab a ‘selfie’ with the Swiss great. The 17-time Grand Slam winner had just completed a routine 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Colombia’s Alejandro Falla when he was shocked to see a young fan sprinting […]

Lampard says stylish farewell to Man City

Posted by on 24/05/2015
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Lampard says stylish farewell to Man City

Lampard says stylish farewell to Man City

MANCHESTER: Frank Lampard marked his final game in English football in triumphant fashion as the Manchester City star’s goal ensured the deposed champions ended the Premier League campaign with a 2-0 victory over Southampton yesterday. With Sergio Aguero adding a late second goal at Eastlands, Manuel Pellegrini’s second placed team secured a sixth consecutive victory, […]

Chelsea end season in style

Posted by on 24/05/2015
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Chelsea end season in style

Chelsea end season in style

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