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Kuwait figure skating team wins five medals in Asian tournament

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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Kuwait figure skating team wins five medals in Asian tournament

Kuwait figure skating team wins five medals in Asian tournament

BANGKOK: Kuwait’s female figure skating team won four gold and one silver medals in the second day of the weeklong Asian tournament held in Thailand. Tala Al-Kharjy won a gold medal in the drama section, whereas Taiba Al-Atwan won a gold medal in the beta category. Aljood Al-Kharjy and Fatima Al-Yousif won the gold medals […]

Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Bangladesh seal T20 series with 19-run victory over West Indies

Russell smashes 47 off just 21 deliveries LAUDERHILL: Bangladesh withstood a withering assault from Andre Russell to complete a series-clinching 19-run victory on the DLS Method over the West Indies in the rain-affected deciding final fixture of their three-match T20 International Series on Sunday. Russell smashed 47 off just 21 deliveries with six towering sixes […]

England cricketer Stokes lost control in a street brawl

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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England cricketer Stokes lost control in a street brawl

England cricketer Stokes lost control in a street brawl

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes lost his self-control and knocked two men unconscious in a street fight last September, a court heard yesterday as his trial for affray began. Stokes, acting in “revenge, retaliation or punishment”, was involved in a “sustained episode of significant violence”, prosecutor Nicholas Corsellis told a jury at Bristol Crown Court […]

Saudi gamer wins FIFA eWorld Cup final and $250,000

Posted by on 05/08/2018
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Saudi gamer wins FIFA eWorld Cup final and $250,000

Saudi gamer wins FIFA eWorld Cup final and $250,000

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Mosaad Aldossary saw off Belgian adversary Stefano Pinna 4-0 on aggregate in the two-legged FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final on Saturday to walk away $250,000 richer. The 18-year-old gamer, who competes as ‘MSDossary’, also collected an invitation to the world soccer body’s Best FIFA Football awards in September and a gleaming new […]

Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid topple Juventus 3-1

Posted by on 05/08/2018
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Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid topple Juventus 3-1

Asensio scores twice as Real Madrid topple Juventus 3-1

First defeat of the pre-season for Italian team LOS ANGELES: Substitute Marco Asensio made an immediate impact by scoring two early second-half goals as Real Madrid rallied to beat Juventus 3-1 in a pre-season exhibition contest on Saturday. Asensio entered the game at the start of the second half and scored less than two minutes […]

City cruise to victory in Community Shield

Posted by on 05/08/2018
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City cruise to victory in Community Shield

City cruise to victory in Community Shield

City back in the groove as Aguero ruins Sarri’s Chelsea bow LONDON: Sergio Aguero spoiled Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri’s first taste of English football as the Argentine’s double gave Manchester City a stylish 2-0 victory in the Community Shield yesterday. Blues boss Sarri, hired to replace the sacked Antonio Conte last month, endured a miserable […]

McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

Posted by on 04/08/2018
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McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

LAS VEGAS: Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor will meet Russian lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas in October on his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The Oct 6 bout will be Irishman McGregor’s first since the former two-time division champion pleaded guilty in New York last month to a misdemeanor disorderly […]

Stokes treble sees England to thrilling win over India

Posted by on 04/08/2018
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Stokes treble sees England to thrilling win over India

Stokes treble sees England to thrilling win over India

BIRMINGHAM: Ben Stokes took three wickets yesterday, including the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli, as England won the first Test by 31 runs in a thrilling finish at Edgbaston. The all-rounder, who could miss next week’s second Test of a five-match series at Lord’s because of a court trial on a charge of […]

Officials honor Kuwait shooters

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Officials honor Kuwait shooters

Officials honor Kuwait shooters

KUWAIT: A reception was held for Kuwait shooters who participated in the Clay Shooting Grand Prix tournament that was held in Todi – Italy earlier in the month. The reception was held in the presence of President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Engr Duaij Al-Otaibi and Kuwait Shooting Sport Club Assistant Secretary Engr Mohammad […]

Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Curran treble lifts England as India reel in the first Test

Root laughs off Kohli’s run out send-off BIRMINGHAM: England’s Sam Curran took three wickets in quick succession as India suffered a dramatic top-order collapse in the first Test at Edgbaston yesterday. Curran’s treble strike reduced India to 76 for three at lunch on the second day, a deficit of 211 runs after England made 287 […]

Murray outfights Edmund; Zverev booked a matchup

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Murray outfights Edmund; Zverev booked a matchup

Murray outfights Edmund; Zverev booked a matchup

Paire fined $16,500 for Washington meltdown WASHINGTON: Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray collected the biggest victory of his injury comeback Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while defending champion Alexander Zverev booked a matchup with his older brother. Murray, sidelined by a right hip injury for 11 months until returning in June, […]

Serie A champ Juventus top MLS All-Stars on penalties

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Serie A champ Juventus top MLS All-Stars on penalties

Serie A champ Juventus top MLS All-Stars on penalties

Juventus prevail 5-3 in a shoot-out WASHINGTON: Serie A champions Juventus got the best of Major League Soccer’s All-Stars in a penalty shootout Wednesday after an entertaining 1-1 draw in the North American league’s mid-season exhibition. Before a crowd of 72,317 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium – home of MLS’s Atlanta United – Juventus prevailed 5-3 in […]