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Candidates wait for FIFA to validate presidential bids

Posted by on 27/10/2015
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Candidates wait for FIFA to validate presidential bids

Candidates wait for FIFA to validate presidential bids

LAUSANNE: The eight candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president were still waiting to have their bids validated by the electoral committee of world football’s governing body yesterday after the deadline for hopefuls to come forward passed. FIFA’s electoral committee was set to meet yesterday to study each bid and the integrity of the […]

VIVA announces ‘Get ready for the Clasico’ Campaign

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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VIVA announces ‘Get ready for the Clasico’ Campaign

VIVA announces ‘Get ready for the Clasico’ Campaign

KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announces its campaign “Get ready for the Clasico”, which started on Oct 18 and will end on Oct 31. This golden opportunity allows soccer fans to enter the draw and win one of the three tickets to watch the upcoming match between Real Madrid vs Barcelona […]

Suarez treble gives Barca comeback win over Eibar

Posted by on 26/10/2015
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Suarez treble gives Barca comeback win over Eibar

Suarez treble gives Barca comeback win over Eibar

MADRID: Barcelona needed Luis Suarez to be at his clinical best with a hat-trick in a 3-1 comeback win at home to modest Eibar on Sunday which put the champions level on 21 points with arch-rivals Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. Atletico Madrid, the only other team apart from Spain’s Big Two […]

United , City misfire in goal-shy derby

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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United , City misfire in goal-shy derby

United , City misfire in goal-shy derby

MANCHESTER: Manchester United and Manchester City shared the spoils after a forgettable 170th Manchester derby that yielded only two shots on target finished 0-0 at Old Trafford yesterday. The point was enough to return City to the Premier League summit on goal difference above Arsenal, with United two points back in fourth place, but it […]

Juve record rare win

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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Juve record rare win

Juve record rare win

MILAN: Argentinian Paulo Dybala staked his claim for a regular starting spot at Juventus after a superb individual display as the stuttering champions beat 10-man Atalanta 2-0 to claim just their third win of the season. Dybala, signed in a 32 million-euro ($35.2m) deal in the summer, had recently been advised by the president of […]

Top 16 teams qualify for Red Bull Winning 5 Final

Posted by on 25/10/2015
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Top 16 teams qualify for Red Bull Winning 5 Final

Top 16 teams qualify for Red Bull Winning 5 Final

KUWAIT: Red Bull Winning 5 Kuwait qualifiers took place this week with the participation of 80 teams (400 players). The qualifiers took place at Hassan Abul Courts and Kuwait University Shuwaikh and the best 16 teams qualified to the final, to be held on October 29 at Hasan Abul Soccer Courts. This event is challenge-based, […]

Kuwait sports independent: Info Min

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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Kuwait sports independent: Info Min

Kuwait sports independent: Info Min

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday asserted that Kuwaiti laws are in full compliance with the independence of the sports movement, the Olympic Charter and the laws of international sports. The Minister called, in a letter of thanks to the International Olympic Committee […]

Real and Celta Vigo play for Spanish league lead

Posted by on 22/10/2015
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Real and Celta Vigo play for Spanish league lead

Real and Celta Vigo play for Spanish league lead

MADRID: Celta Vigo will be under the spotlight again tomorrow when it hosts Real Madrid with a chance to move into the Spanish league lead. Celta is tied with Madrid with 18 points from eight matches and a home victory can leave the surprising team from the Galicia region in sole possession of first place. […]

Martial rescues United

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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Martial rescues United

Martial rescues United

MOSCOW: French international Anthony Martial guided home a second-half header as Manchester United snatched an important 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow in their Champions League Group B clash yesterday. Bundesliga side Wolfsburg top the pool on six points, after defeating PSV Eindhoven 2-0, with United and CSKA on four and the Dutch champions bringing up […]

PSG and Real play out goalless draw

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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PSG and Real play out goalless draw

PSG and Real play out goalless draw

PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid played out an anti-climactic 0-0 draw in the Champions League yesterday despite both teams being able to call upon their all-time leading scorers. Cristiano Ronaldo, who overtook Raul as Madrid’s top scorer in history last weekend, came as close as anyone to breaking the deadlock in the French capital […]

Juventus still on track as Gladbach claim first point

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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Juventus still on track as Gladbach claim first point

Juventus still on track as Gladbach claim first point

TURIN: Juventus remained on track to qualify for the Champions League last 16 despite being held to a scoreless draw by Borussia Monchengladbach in a one-sided Group D clash in Turin yesterday. Last season’s beaten finalists have defied their poor Serie A form with a sterling start to the group stages this season. But after […]

FIFA probes Beckenbauer and Spanish football chief

Posted by on 21/10/2015
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FIFA probes Beckenbauer and Spanish football chief

FIFA probes Beckenbauer and Spanish football chief

ZURICH: FIFA lifted a new corner of its veil of secrecy yesterday by revealing that German football great Franz Beckenbauer and the current most senior UEFA official Angel Maria Villar Llona have been investigated. It said inquiries for alleged misconduct by the two were now in the hands of the FIFA ethics committee’s main court […]