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India’s inspirational centenarian wins gold

Posted by on 24/04/2017
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India’s inspirational centenarian wins gold

India’s inspirational centenarian wins gold

AUCKLAND: With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 meters sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland yesterday, the 17th gold medal in the Indian athlete’s remarkable late-blooming career. Kaur clocked one minute 14 seconds as a small crowd cheered her on-ending a mere 64.42 seconds off Usain Bolt’s 100m […]

Barcelona in dramatic win over Madrid

Posted by on 24/04/2017
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Barcelona in dramatic win over Madrid

Barcelona in dramatic win over Madrid

MADRID: Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid yesterday. Messi had broken a three-year goalless drought against Madrid to cancel out Casemiro’s opener for Madrid in the first-half. Ivan Rakitic’s stunning […]

Kuwait crushes Macho In Asia Ice Hockey Cup

Posted by on 23/04/2017
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Kuwait crushes Macho In Asia Ice Hockey Cup

Kuwait crushes Macho In Asia Ice Hockey Cup

KUWAIT: Kuwait Ice Hockey team started its competition in the Asian Ice Hockey Cup Championship with a convincing 8-0 win against Macao. Kuwait’s players led by Jassim Al-Awadhi scored thrice in the first period, twice in the second and three more in the third. Both offence and defense put in outstanding performances. Kuwait’s goals were […]

CAS rules in favor of Kuwait Shooting

Posted by on 23/04/2017
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CAS rules in favor of Kuwait Shooting

CAS rules in favor of Kuwait Shooting

KUWAIT: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled in favor of Kuwait Shooting Federation and rejected the decision of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) to suspend Kuwait Shooting Federation’s membership. The ruling is to be implemented immediately, and all decisions taken against Kuwait Shooting Federation by the ISSF are to be considered null […]

Hazard fires Chelsea into FA Cup final

Posted by on 22/04/2017
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Hazard fires Chelsea into FA Cup final

Hazard fires Chelsea into FA Cup final

LONDON: Eden Hazard fired Chelsea into the FA Cup final as the Belgian’s blistering strike ensured Antonio Conte’s selection gamble paid off in his side’s dramatic 4-2 win over Tottenham yesterday. Blues boss Conte sprang a major surprise by starting with Hazard and Diego Costa on the bench in the Wembley semi-final as he looked […]

American comic book writer Hama participates in GX2017

Posted by on 22/04/2017
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American comic book writer Hama participates in GX2017

American comic book writer Hama participates in GX2017

KUWAIT: Popular American comic book writer Larry Hama was the guest of honor during the Games and Media Entertainment Expo (GX2017), where he showcased his prowess in a ‘Storytelling without Words’ event. “My participation today is to tell stories plainly with the use of pictures without words,” he said. “I am fascinated with the people […]

Cavs set NBA record to beat Pacers

Posted by on 21/04/2017
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Cavs set NBA record to beat Pacers

Cavs set NBA record to beat Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS: LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA postseason record by erasing a 25-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-114 on Thursday night and take a 3-0 lead. James passed Kobe Bryant for No. 3 on the NBA’s career playoff scoring list […]

Asia Ice Hockey Championship begins tomorrow in Kuwait

Posted by on 20/04/2017
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Asia Ice Hockey Championship begins tomorrow in Kuwait

Asia Ice Hockey Championship begins tomorrow in Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Chairman of the Board of Kuwait Winter Games Club Fuhaid Al-Ajmi said Asia Ice Hockey Championship 2017 set to begin tomorrow in Kuwait will see the hoisting of Kuwait’s flag in this continental sports event. Al-Ajmi, who also heads the organizing committee said the tournament is being held under the direct supervision by […]

‘Unique’ Younis eyes final Test milestone

Posted by on 20/04/2017
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‘Unique’ Younis eyes final Test milestone

‘Unique’ Younis eyes final Test milestone

KARACHI: When Younis Khan hangs up his bat at the end of Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, it will likely be with a final Test milestone against his name. Younis is just 23 runs away from becoming the first Pakistan player to score 10,000 Test runs. With the first of three Tests against the […]

‘Unbeatable’ Juve hailed as Euro dream taking shape

Posted by on 20/04/2017
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‘Unbeatable’ Juve hailed as Euro dream taking shape

‘Unbeatable’ Juve hailed as Euro dream taking shape

MILAN:  “Unbeatable” Juventus can finally hand goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon an elusive Champions League title after making five-time winners Barcelona “cry” on their way to a spectacular Champions League semi-final exit on Wednesday. Those were the headlines splashed across the front pages a day after rock-solid Juventus followed their impressive 3-0 first-leg win over the Spanish […]

Murray, Nadal in tough wins to start clay season

Posted by on 19/04/2017
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Murray, Nadal in tough wins to start clay season

Murray, Nadal in tough wins to start clay season

MONTE CARLO: Andy Murray returned from over a month out with an elbow injury to launch his clay-court season with a gruelling 7-5, 7-5 defeat of Gilles Muller at the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday. The world number one was joined in the third round by nine-time tournament champion Rafael Nadal, who held off British surprise-package […]

Kuwait cricket team ready for ICC World Cricket League Division

Posted by on 19/04/2017
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Kuwait cricket team ready for ICC World Cricket League Division

Kuwait cricket team ready for ICC World Cricket League Division

KUWAIT: Kuwait Cricket is the official governing body for the game of cricket in Kuwait and is an associate member of the International Cricket Council and a full member of the Asian Cricket Council. Kuwait National cricket team under the incisive captaincy of Mohammad Khan will be leaving for Chiang Mai, Thailand on 19th April […]

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