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Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

Mourinho aiming to stop rot as Man Utd season unravels

United’s dressing room gives little indication of being a happy place   MANCHESTER: Jose Mourinho needs to lift Manchester United’s morale quickly as a deflating run of performances threatens to throw their season off track completely but he faces a daunting task against a revitalised Arsenal. Mourinho’s team have not looked themselves at Old Trafford […]

Azhar leads Pakistan fightback as Hafeez calls time on Test cricket

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Azhar leads Pakistan fightback as Hafeez calls time on Test cricket

Azhar leads Pakistan fightback as Hafeez calls time on Test cricket

Kiwi pace bowler Trent Boult ripped out openers ABU DHABI: Azhar Ali struck a fighting half century to help Pakistan recover to 139-3 at close on the second day of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi yesterday. It marked a good recovery from 17-2 after Kiwi pace bowler Trent Boult […]

Cricketer Khawaja’s brother arrested over fake terror ‘hit list’

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Cricketer Khawaja’s brother arrested over fake terror ‘hit list’

Cricketer Khawaja’s brother arrested over fake terror ‘hit list’

SYDNEY: The brother of Australia Test cricketer Usman Khawaja was charged by police yesterday with framing a love rival for a “hit list” that sparked a major counterterrorism investigation. Arsalan Khawaja, 39, was released on bail after appearing in a Sydney court on charges of forgery and attempting to pervert justice. For months he appears […]

Kuwait Martyrs Championship of ‘Mini Goal’ kicks off today

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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Kuwait Martyrs Championship of ‘Mini Goal’ kicks off today

Kuwait Martyrs Championship of ‘Mini Goal’ kicks off today

KUWAIT: Kuwait Martyrs Championship of “Mini Goal” will kick off today, with the participation of 15 schools, expected to compete hard to qualify for the finals and be eligible of the upcoming championship in February. General coordinator of the championship Hassan Al-Khawaja said the event is being held under the patronage of Amiri Diwan’s Martyrs […]

AUB organizes the Charity ‘Fun Run’

Posted by on 04/12/2018
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AUB organizes the Charity ‘Fun Run’

AUB organizes the Charity ‘Fun Run’

KUWAIT: In a clear message to encourage the community to take care and protect the environment, Ahli United Bank (AUB) organized its special activity “Fun Run for the Environment”. This comes as part of the Bank’s social responsibility program and which sets environmental care on the top of its priorities in accordance with His Highness […]

KSSC holds extraordinary general assembly

Posted by on 03/12/2018
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KSSC holds extraordinary general assembly

KSSC holds extraordinary general assembly

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sport Club (KSSC) held an extraordinary general assembly Sunday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic shooting complex, to discuss and approve the new statue which was unanimously approved. The meeting was attended by Deputy Chairman Mohammad Karam, Secretary General Obaid Al-Osaimi, Treasurer Essa Butaiban, Assistant Secretary Eng Mohammad Al-Ghurba and Assistant Treasurer Adnan […]

Chris Gayle wins Australia masseuse defamation payout

Posted by on 03/12/2018
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Chris Gayle wins Australia masseuse defamation payout

Chris Gayle wins Australia masseuse defamation payout

SYDNEY: West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle yesterday won a Aus$300,000 (US$221,000) payout from an Australian media group which claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist. The all-rounder was accused by Fairfax Media, publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, in a series of stories in the newspapers in 2016. They […]

Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Posted by on 03/12/2018
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Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Neymar injury concern after Bordeaux end PSG’s flawless run

Marseille drop points after a goalless draw at Reims PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain are again sweating on Neymar’s fitness on Sunday after the superstar attacker left the field at Bordeaux clutching his groin before Andreas Cornelius’ late header ended the French champions perfect start to the Ligue 1 season. Brazilian Neymar was substituted 57 minutes into […]

Netherlands draw Germany in pick of Euro 2020 qualifying groups

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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Netherlands draw Germany in pick of Euro 2020 qualifying groups

Netherlands draw Germany in pick of Euro 2020 qualifying groups

Potentially tougher tasks for Portugal, France and Spain DUBLIN: The Netherlands and Germany were grouped together in qualification for the 2020 European Championship at yesterday’s draw in Dublin, one of 12 host cities for the finals that will be staged across the continent for the first time. Germany, the team everyone wanted to avoid after […]

Wilder retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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Wilder retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw

Wilder retains heavyweight crown after Fury thriller ends in draw

Wilder remains unbeaten after 41 fights LOS ANGELES: Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight crown here Saturday after battling to a split decision draw against Britain’s Tyson Fury in a pulsating 12-round battle. Wilder had Fury on the canvas twice, including a spectacular final round knockdown, but was unable to get the knockout victory he […]

Kuwaiti speed skaters ready to take on the world

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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Kuwaiti speed skaters ready to take on the world

Kuwaiti speed skaters ready to take on the world

KUWAIT: Joining the local winter sports scene, the 17-member Kuwaiti speed skating team vowed to strongly compete on regional and international levels to put the country on the map of the adrenaline-inducing sport. Speed skating is a competitive form of ice skating, pitting athletes against each other in a race where time and speed are […]

Mehidy lifts Bangladesh to first innings win, series sweep

Posted by on 02/12/2018
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Mehidy lifts Bangladesh to first innings win, series sweep

Mehidy lifts Bangladesh to first innings win, series sweep

Tigers bowl out visitors for 111 and 213 runs on third day   DHAKA: Off-spinner Mehidy Hasan claimed a career-best 12 wickets as Bangladesh thumped West Indies by an innings and 184 runs in Dhaka yesterday to sweep the two-match series. Hasan took 7-58 and 5-59 in the first and second innings respectively to help […]