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Aussies edge ahead of India with Smith ton

Posted by on 19/12/2014
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Aussies edge ahead of India with Smith ton

Aussies edge ahead of India with Smith ton

BRISBANE: India were fighting back after Australia gained a 97-run innings lead on the back of another century from new skipper Steve Smith and a wagging tail in the second Gabba Test yesterday. The tourists had cut the deficit back to 26 runs by the close on the third day at 71 for one with […]

Chelsea march on – Saints cut down by Blades

Posted by on 17/12/2014
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Chelsea march on – Saints cut down by Blades

Chelsea march on – Saints cut down by Blades

LONDON: Southampton suffered an embarrassing 1-0 League Cup quarter-final defeat at third tier Sheffield United on Tuesday while Chelsea powered through with a 3-1 win at Derby County. The sparkling early-season form shown by Southampton now seems but a distant memory after a second-half goal from Mark McNulty inflicted a fifth straight defeat on the […]

Al Arabi lift Crown Prince Football Cup

Posted by on 15/12/2014
Filed under Football, Kuwait, Sports, Top Stories

Al Arabi lift Crown Prince Football Cup

Al Arabi lift Crown Prince Football Cup

KUWAIT: Al-Arabi Sports Club defeated Kuwait Sports Club 4-2 in extra time to lift His Highness the Crown Prince Football Cup held at Kuwait Stadium in Kaifan yesterday. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah partonized and attended the final match. His Highness the Crown Prince was received upon arrival at the […]

Germany blank Pakistan to win Champions Trophy

Posted by on 14/12/2014
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Germany blank Pakistan to win Champions Trophy

Germany blank Pakistan to win Champions Trophy

BHUBANESWAR: Olympic field hockey goldmedallists Germany added the Champions Trophy yesterday with a 2-0 victory over spirited Pakistan in the final in Bhubaneswar. Chris Wesley opened the scoring in the 18th minute following a penalty corner before Florian Fuchs banged in the second goal three minutes before the final whistle. Some 7,000 Indian fans at […]

Shooting tournament concludes

Posted by on 14/12/2014
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Shooting tournament concludes

Shooting tournament concludes

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait National Security Bureau Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi, Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Al- Osaimi, and KSSC board members Engr Mohammad Al-Ghurba and Adnan Al-Ibrahim attended the closing ceremony of late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem […]

Mercedes-Benz Kuwait sponsors GulfRun

Posted by on 14/12/2014
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Mercedes-Benz Kuwait sponsors GulfRun

Mercedes-Benz Kuwait sponsors GulfRun

KUWAIT: AR Al-Bisher and Z Al-Kazemi Co., the exclusive general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Kuwait participated in the GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance Race, the first stop on the annual GulfRun season of motorsports activities. Returning for its fourth consecutive year at the SIRBB Circuit; the high-skill, high-endurance race featured over 18 teams competing nonstop over […]

Khan wins welterweight decision over Alexander

Posted by on 14/12/2014
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Khan wins welterweight decision over Alexander

Khan wins welterweight decision over Alexander

LAS VEGAS: Amir Khan put his name in the mix for a possible fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr., using his speed and accurate right hand Saturday night to win a lopsided 12-round decision over former champion Devon Alexander in a welterweight matchup. Khan (30-3) won round after round using the same formula, jabbing at Alexander […]

United deepen Liverpool gloom

Posted by on 14/12/2014
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United deepen Liverpool gloom

United deepen Liverpool gloom

MANCHESTER: Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Robin van Persie scored as Manchester United rubbed salt into Liverpool’s wounds with a crushing 3-0 home victory in the Premier League yesterday. Rooney and Mata both found the net before half-time, the latter apparently from an offside position, before van Persie added a third to avenge United’s loss […]

Hazard, Costa keep Chelsea ticking

Posted by on 13/12/2014
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Hazard, Costa keep Chelsea ticking

Hazard, Costa keep Chelsea ticking

LONDON: Diego Costa struck his 12th goal of the season as Chelsea maintained their three-point lead at the Premier League summit with a 2-0 victory over Hull City yesterday. Eden Hazard put Jose Mourinho’s side ahead in the seventh minute at Stamford Bridge and Costa wrapped up the win shortly after Hull’s Tom Huddlestone had […]

Barca slip up in title race

Posted by on 13/12/2014
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Barca slip up in title race

Barca slip up in title race

MADRID: Barcelona’s La Liga title hopes suffered a blow as they fell four points behind leaders Real Madrid after being held to a disappointing 0-0 draw at Getafe yesterday. In a bitty first half at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez the visitors were indebted to goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, who kept his side on level terms with […]

Gardner returns to haunt Aston Villa

Posted by on 13/12/2014
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Gardner returns to haunt Aston Villa

Gardner returns to haunt Aston Villa

WEST BROMWICH: Craig Gardner scored against his former club as West Bromwich Albion ended a run of five winless Premier League games by beating 10-man Aston Villa 1-0 yesterday. Kieran Richardson, who was also playing against his old team, was sent off mid-way through the first half for a foul on Stephane Sessegnon and Gardner […]

Pakistan defeat India, meet Germany in final

Posted by on 13/12/2014
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Pakistan defeat India, meet Germany in final

Pakistan defeat India, meet Germany in final

BHUBANESWAR: Pakistan edged out hosts India 4-3 in a thrilling semi-final yesterday to set up a Champions Trophy field hockey title clash against Olympic gold medallists Germany in Bhubaneswar. Arslan Qadir was Pakistan’s hero, scoring his team’s first goal and also netting the winner 90 seconds from the end to silence a partisan 7,000-strong Indian […]

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