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Khawaja leads Aussies to victory over Bangladesh

Posted by on 21/03/2016
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Khawaja leads Aussies to victory over Bangladesh

Khawaja leads Aussies to victory over Bangladesh

BANGALORE: Usman Khawaja hit a quick-fire half-century to help Australia to a thrilling three-wicket victory against Bangladesh in their World Twenty20 clash in Bangalore yesterday. The left-handed opener smashed 58 off 45 balls as Australia successfully chased down Bangladesh’s total of 156 for five. The victory puts Australia’s bid for a first ever World T20 […]

Bangladesh seek review of paceman Taskin ban

Posted by on 21/03/2016
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Bangladesh seek review of paceman Taskin ban

Bangladesh seek review of paceman Taskin ban

DHAKA: Bangladesh yesterday sought a review of a ban on key paceman Taskin Ahmed from international cricket, said a senior official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). The International Cricket Council last week suspended Taskin and left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny from bowling in international matches after an independent analysis found their bowling actions illegal. The […]

Rashford downs Man City in derby

Posted by on 20/03/2016
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Rashford downs Man City in derby

Rashford downs Man City in derby

MANCHESTER: Teenage sensation Marcus Rashford struck again as Manchester United won 1-0 at Manchester City yesterday to rekindle their top-four challenge and fatally compromise their derby rivals’ Premier League title hopes. Rashford embarrassed hapless City defender Martin Demichelis to score the game’s only goal in the 16th minute, taking his tally to five goals in […]

Chinese lead in Salwa Cup

Posted by on 20/03/2016
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Chinese lead in Salwa Cup

Chinese lead in Salwa Cup

KUWAIT: Chinese domination, and Japanese and Singapore penetration during the last day of competition in Salwa Cup. The Chinese remained dominant of table tennis as 12 players qualified for the semifinals in the six categories they are participating in during the Kuwait International Table Tennis Tournament (Salwa Cup), being held at Salwa Al-Sabah Club Hall […]

Fletcher shines as W Indies down S Lanka without Gayle

Posted by on 20/03/2016
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Fletcher shines as W Indies down S Lanka without Gayle

Fletcher shines as W Indies down S Lanka without Gayle

BANGALORE: Andre Fletcher powered the West Indies to a comprehensive seven-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in their World Twenty20 match in Bangalore yesterday, even without destructive opener Chris Gayle. The 28-year-old smashed an unbeaten 84, including five sixes and six fours, as the Windies successfully chased down Sri Lanka’s paltry score of 122 for nine. […]

Kohli anchors India to six-wicket cruise past Pakistan

Posted by on 19/03/2016
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Brazil’s Hugo Calderano wins Kuwait Table Tennis Championship

Posted by on 19/03/2016
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Brazil’s Hugo Calderano wins Kuwait Table Tennis Championship

Brazil’s Hugo Calderano wins Kuwait Table Tennis Championship

KUWAIT: Competition at Kuwait International Table Tennis Championship (Salwa Cup) came to its peak as the final matches for the youth U21 category for both men and women took place yesterday in a fierce exchange that ended with Brazil’s Hugo Calderano winning first place and the $5,000 prize, while second place went to Hong Kong’s […]

Bangladesh Cricket players Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed suspended for illegal action

Posted by on 19/03/2016
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Boubyan Bank lifts prestigious AUB Cup

Posted by on 19/03/2016
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Boubyan Bank lifts prestigious AUB Cup

Boubyan Bank lifts prestigious AUB Cup

KUWAIT: Abid Mustaq once again came to the rescue of Boubyan Bank as he struck a vital 36 runs to guide Boubyan Bank to successfully chase a target of 86 runs in the Cup finals of the Ahli United Bank trophy against National Bank of Kuwait at Kuwait Cricket’s Sulaibiya turf ground. Kuwait Cricket, the […]

Leicester take another step to league title

Posted by on 19/03/2016
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Leicester take another step to league title

Leicester take another step to league title

LONDON: More than 15 minutes after the final whistle, Leicester fans were still singing, finally ready to believe their team will become the unlikeliest of champions. “We’re going to win the league,” they chanted continuously in unison after Leicester grabbed a third successive 1-0 victory yesterday at Crystal Palace. “And now you’re going to believe […]

Kuwait ‘rejects deal to lift Olympic ban’ – Athletes cannot compete under Kuwait flag at Game

Posted by on 19/03/2016
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Liverpool, Dortmund book Europa quarters – United, Liverpool face charges over crowd trouble

Posted by on 18/03/2016
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