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ABK concludes its 6th annual football Tournament

Posted by on 21/11/2017
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ABK concludes its 6th annual football Tournament

ABK concludes its 6th annual football Tournament

KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) announced the conclusion of the 6th annual football tournament, which was held at ‘The Corner’ Soccer Field in Kuwait City, next to Kuwait Towers. The exciting day-long event took place on Nov 7. A total of 8 academies for children between the ages of 9 and 10 years […]

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

Posted by on 20/11/2017
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Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

MADRID: In a recurring theme of Real Madrid’s stuttering season, Zinedine Zidane protested all his side lacked was a goal as they fell 10 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona after firing more blanks in a bad-tempered Madrid derby. Yet, in attempting to defend a lacklustre performance from Saturday’s stalemate at Atletico Madrid, Zidane turned […]

‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ puts Kuwait on the international sporting map

Posted by on 20/11/2017
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‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ puts Kuwait on the international sporting map

‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ puts Kuwait on the international sporting map

6,000 attendees from more than 130 countries KUWAIT: The ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ was an unprecedented success with 6,000 attendees and more than 130 nationalities represented in Kuwait’s most exciting walk/run event. The event kicked off at 7:30 am on Nov 18, and Souq Sharq was buzzing with anticipation and energy. Enthusiam for the event […]

Kohli hits 50th century as Sri Lanka cling on for draw

Posted by on 20/11/2017
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Kohli hits 50th century as Sri Lanka cling on for draw

Kohli hits 50th century as Sri Lanka cling on for draw

Paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar takes four wickets KOLKATA: Skipper Virat Kohli scored his 50th international century yesterday as India gave Sri Lanka a major scare before the first Test ended in a nerve-racking draw. Sri Lanka were reduced to 75-7 — with paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar taking four wickets-as they chased 231 for victory. Under intense pressure, […]

Juventus loses ahead of Barca clash

Posted by on 19/11/2017
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Juventus loses ahead of Barca clash

Juventus loses ahead of Barca clash

MILAN: Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria, which maintained its perfect home record in Serie A yesterday. Duvan Zapata, Lucas Torreira and Gian Marco Ferrari put Sampdoria 3-0 up in the second half before Juventus threatened an astonishing stoppage-time comeback with a penalty from Gonzalo Higuain and a strike from Paulo Dybala. […]

Mustafa Karam and Sons shooting tournament concludes

Posted by on 19/11/2017
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Mustafa Karam and Sons shooting tournament concludes

Mustafa Karam and Sons shooting tournament concludes

KUWAIT: As Kuwait Shooting Sport club gets ready for HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Shooting Grand Prix to be held in January with the participation of many brotherly and friendly shooting federations from around the world, the tournament of Mustafa Karam Trading and Contracting Company concluded on Saturday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad […]

India ride Rahul-Dhawan stand to surge ahead

Posted by on 19/11/2017
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India ride Rahul-Dhawan stand to surge ahead

India ride Rahul-Dhawan stand to surge ahead

KOLKATA: Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul featured in a rollicking 166-run stand to help India erase the 122-run lead they had conceded to Sri Lanka on the penultimate day of the opening Test yesterday. Dhawan threw away his wicket at 94, but Rahul was unbeaten on 73 when bad light stopped play with the […]

De Bruyne dazzles, City sink Leicester

Posted by on 18/11/2017
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De Bruyne dazzles, City sink Leicester

De Bruyne dazzles, City sink Leicester

LEICESTER: Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City overcame defensive problems to reach another landmark with a 2-0 victory at Leicester City yesterday. Pep Guardiola’s side made it 11 wins from 12 matches to equal the record start to their 2011-12 title triumph under Roberto Mancini. Even the loss of John Stones to injury and an […]

Hazard scores twice as Chelsea hammer West Bromwich Albion 4-0

Posted by on 18/11/2017
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Hazard scores twice as Chelsea hammer West Bromwich Albion 4-0

Hazard scores twice as Chelsea hammer West Bromwich Albion 4-0

Fourth straight league defeat for West Brom WEST BROMWICH: Chelsea cruised to a 4-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League yesterday with two-goal Eden Hazard leading the way. The Belgian played a key role in Alvaro Morata’s 17th-minute opener before scoring the champions’ second and fourth goals as they won without needing […]

David Goffin shocks hot favourite Federer to reach final at ATP Finals

Posted by on 18/11/2017
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David Goffin shocks hot favourite Federer to reach final at ATP Finals

David Goffin shocks hot favourite Federer to reach final at ATP Finals

First time in tournament’s history three debutants in semis LONDON: David Goffin produced a dazzling comeback to beat hot favourite and six-time champion Roger Federer 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 yesterday and reach the final of the ATP Finals. The Swiss world number two hit the ball sweetly from the start and the Belgian had no answer […]

S Lanka reaches 165-4 in first Test to trail India by 7 runs

Posted by on 18/11/2017
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S Lanka reaches 165-4 in first Test to trail India by 7 runs

S Lanka reaches 165-4 in first Test to trail India by 7 runs

KOLKATA: Sri Lanka reached 165-4 in its first innings to trail India by only seven runs at stumps yesterday on Day 3 of the first Test at Eden Gardens. Bad light forced an early end just after 4 pm local time with 24.2 overs remaining. Dinesh Chandimal was unbeaten on 13, while Niroshan Dickwella was […]

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

Posted by on 16/11/2017
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Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 to capture last World Cup berth

It’s a big emotion, beyond making history: Christian Cueva LIMA: Emotional Peru advanced to the World Cup for the first time since 1982 by defeating New Zealand 2-0 on Wednesday, goals by Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos sealing the last ticket to Russia. Farfan struck in the 27th minute and Ramos scored in the 65th […]