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Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold, bronze medals

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold, bronze medals

Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold, bronze medals

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooters were outstanding once again and snatched one gold and 2 bronze medals during the seventh day of competition, while Korea was able to leap over China and India to take first place in the medals standing of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship, which comes to a close today at Sheikh Sabah Al- […]

TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

TEC defeat MACE, AECK and KEA win

KUWAIT: The 18th Prof. Ramachandran Memorial Cricket Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni Association (CETAA) continued on 6th Nov at the Fahaheel Cricket Ground with a match between TEC and MACE in Pool B. Opting to bat first, TEC showed their aggressive intent from the very beginning. In spite of loosing Girish […]

Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

Australia promise no let up for N Zealand

SYDNEY: Coach Darren Lehmann has promised no complacency after Australia’s solid victory over New Zealand in the first Test, saying yesterday that his young team needed to do it all again in Perth. Australia crushed New Zealand by 208 runs in the first Test at the Gabba on Monday and now head to the WACA […]

Pressure grows on Beckenbauer in 2006 World Cup scandal

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Pressure grows on Beckenbauer in 2006 World Cup scandal

Pressure grows on Beckenbauer in 2006 World Cup scandal

BERLIN: Franz Beckenbauer is under growing pressure to explain his part in Germany’s 2006 World Cup scandal amidst reports of a document pointing the finger at the legendary player and coach. German football has lurched into a crisis over magazine Spiegel’s report last month alleging that the votes of four members of FIFA’s executive committee […]

Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

MOSCOW: Russia rejected yesterday explosive accusations of doping and corruption and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from the 2016 Olympics due to the scandal that threatens to spread far beyond the borders of Russia and athletics. “Until any proof has been put forward it is hard to accept any accusations as they seem […]

Defeated Madrid lacked know-how to fight back

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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Defeated Madrid lacked know-how to fight back

Defeated Madrid lacked know-how to fight back

MADRID: Rafael Benitez lamented his side’s inability to react after going behind for the first time this season as he suffered his first defeat as Madrid boss 3-2 at Sevilla on Sunday. Defeat leaves Madrid trailing Barcelona by three points at the top of the table with the two set to face each other next […]

Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

Pacers and Kayes steer Bangladesh to series win

DHAKA: Pacemen Mustafizur Rahman and Al-Amin Hossain shared five wickets between them as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 58 runs in the second oneday international to take the three-match series 2-0 in Dhaka yesterday. Chasing a modest target after Bangladesh posted 241-9, Zimbabwe recovered from a top-order collapse of 78-4 to pose a real threat to […]

Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

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Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

Australia wrap up victory after McCullum defiance

BRISBANE: Australia were held up by Brendon McCullum but dismissed New Zealand for 295 before lunch on the final day of the first test yesterday to win by 208 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The hosts had dominated the match since their new-look top order racked up 389-2 on the […]

China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

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China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

KUWAIT: China reclaimed its first place on top of the medals list of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship at the end of the sixth day championship which witnessed fierce battles with India and South Korea in the rifle and pistol events, while Lebanon’s Ray Basil was outstanding and claimed the women’s skeet silver medal. Kuwait […]

Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

KUWAIT: Burgan Bank is proud to announce today that Tariq Al Qallaf, Kuwait’s Wheelchair Fencing Champion, won three gold medals along with the title of ‘Best Fencing Champion’ during his participation in the US Fencing Championship for the Disabled. Burgan Bank is pleased to have sponsored the champion in this competition as part of its […]

Neymar hits double as Barca sink Villarreal

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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Neymar hits double as Barca sink Villarreal

Neymar hits double as Barca sink Villarreal

MADRID: Neymar and Luis Suarez once again shone for Barcelona in Lionel Messi’s absence as Barcelona beat Villarreal 3-0 to move three points clear at the top of La Liga yesterday. The European champions were frustrated by a solid first-half display from the visitors, but finally made the breakthrough on the hour mark when Neymar […]

City held as Villa start Garde era with draw

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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City held as Villa start Garde era with draw

City held as Villa start Garde era with draw

BIRMINGHAM: Manchester City’s shortage of recognised strikers was glaringly exposed in a goalless draw away to bottom club Aston Villa yesterday that saw them squander the chance to consolidate their position at the top of the Premier League. Manuel Pellegrini lost the services of Wilfried Bony to a hamstring injury and then watched in frustration […]