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Barca visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

Posted by on 19/02/2018
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Barca visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

Barca visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

Conte needs Champions League nights to remember LONDON: Barcelona’s visit to Chelsea today gives Antonio Conte the perfect opportunity to reaffirm his stature as one of Europe’s greatest coaches. “To play against Barcelona is a great challenge for us,” Conte said after easing the pressure on his job with back-to-back home wins over West Brom […]

FIFA’s Infantino says Italy’s WCup failure is a wake-up call

Posted by on 16/02/2018
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FIFA’s Infantino says Italy’s WCup failure is a wake-up call

FIFA’s Infantino says Italy’s WCup failure is a wake-up call

MILAN: FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed yesterday his dispair at Italy’s failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon. “I’m sad, yes I’m sad for the World Cup. I almost cried,” Infantino, who holds both Swiss and Italian nationality, said in an interview […]

Ronaldo double as Real defeat PSG

Posted by on 15/02/2018
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Ronaldo double as Real defeat PSG

Ronaldo double as Real defeat PSG

Mane hits hat-trick as Liverpool crush Porto MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid came from behind to stun Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in the first leg of their heavyweight Champions League last-16 tie yesterday. Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal for title-holders Real from the penalty spot late in the first half to […]

ooredoo organizes fourth annual football tournament

Posted by on 14/02/2018
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ooredoo organizes fourth annual football tournament

ooredoo organizes fourth annual football tournament

KUWAIT: ooredoo Kuwait, announced the kick-off of the fourth edition of its annual football tournament “The ooredoo Cup”, which officially started last week at Hasan Abul Youth Center in Dasma. This is the fourth year in a row where ooreodo holds this event which aims to further engage with employees from different departments and divisions. […]

Man City finish off Basel in 23 minutes

Posted by on 13/02/2018
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Man City finish off Basel in 23 minutes

Man City finish off Basel in 23 minutes

Tottenham battle back to earn 2-2 draw at Juve BASEL: Manchester City effectively killed off their Champions League tie against FC Basel after 23 minutes yesterday, flattening the Swiss champions with three quickfire goals on their way to a 4-0 away win. Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero scored within nine minutes of each […]

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is the idol of his Egyptian village

Posted by on 12/02/2018
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Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is the idol of his Egyptian village

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is the idol of his Egyptian village

‘Never stop dreaming, never stop believing’   CAIRO: Deep in Egypt’s Nile Delta region, the children of Nagrig village have a clear goal in life: they want to become football stars like Mohamed Salah, Liverpool’s top scorer and Africa’s top player. Salah, who hails from their village, has been one of the sensations of the […]

Newcastle rock Man United as Huddersfield win at last

Posted by on 11/02/2018
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Newcastle rock Man United as Huddersfield win at last

Newcastle rock Man United as Huddersfield win at last

LONDON: Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Newcastle, while Huddersfield climbed out of the relegation zone after a 4-1 win against Bournemouth yesterday. United’s second defeat in their last three Premier League games leaves them 16 points behind leaders Manchester City. Jose Mourinho’s second placed side, beaten by Tottenham […]

Huddersfield beat Bournemouth 4-1 for a vital three points

Posted by on 11/02/2018
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Huddersfield beat Bournemouth 4-1 for a vital three points

Huddersfield beat Bournemouth 4-1 for a vital three points

Pritchard struck early with his first Huddersfield goal   HUDDERSFIELD TOWN: Huddersfield Town snapped a five-match losing sequence to beat in-form Bournemouth 4-1 and move out of the Premier League’s relegation zone yesterday. Goals by Beninese striker Steve Mounie either side of halftime put Huddersfield into a deserved two-goal lead after Bournemouth’s Junior Stanislas had […]

Sevilla outshine Leganes to reach King’s Cup final

Posted by on 08/02/2018
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Sevilla outshine Leganes to reach King’s Cup final

Sevilla outshine Leganes to reach King’s Cup final

Coach Montellas gamble pays off SEVILLE: Sevilla recovered from a humiliating loss to Eibar by booking their place in the King’s Cup final for a second time in three seasons, beating Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday in a semi-final second leg to progress 2-1 on aggregate. Argentine midfielder Joaquin Correa struck the opening goal by slotting […]

Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

Biggest FA Cup win in their history LONDON: Swansea racked up the biggest FA Cup win in their history as Tammy Abraham and Nathan Dyer inspired an 8-1 thrashing of Notts County in Tuesday’s fourth round replay. Despite fielding a much-changed side, Swansea settled any potential nerves with two goals in the space of as […]

UGC Interschool under-15 football tournament 2018

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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UGC Interschool under-15 football tournament 2018

UGC Interschool under-15 football tournament 2018

KUWAIT: The United Goans Centre (UGC) held its Inter-school under-15 football tournament on February 3. The schools that took part were; Indian English Academy School (IEAS), Unites Indian School (UIS), Kuwait Indian School (KIS), Indian Central School (ICS), Carmel School Kuwait (CSK) and India International School Mangaf (IISM). Round 1: In the first round of […]

Qatar stadium designed by Zaha Hadid to be completed by end of year

Posted by on 06/02/2018
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Qatar stadium designed by Zaha Hadid to be completed by end of year

Qatar stadium designed by Zaha Hadid to be completed by end of year

DOHA: The Qatar World Cup venue designed by celebrated Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid will be finished by the end of 2018, officials responsible for the project said yesterday. The 40,000 capacity, $575 million (465 million euros) Al-Wakrah Stadium is expected to be one of two further 2022 venues completed this year. Building work on the […]

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