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Australia qualifies for 2018 WCup

Posted by on 15/11/2017
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Australia qualifies for 2018 WCup

Australia qualifies for 2018 WCup

Jedinak scores second-half hat-trick SYDNEY: Mile Jedinak stepped up when it counted most, propelling Australia into next year’s World Cup with a hat trick yesterday in a 3-1 victory over Honduras that secured the next-to-last spot in Russia. The Australia captain was in doubt for the intercontinental playoff series with a groin injury that had […]

Khedira praises plucky Germany after France draw

Posted by on 15/11/2017
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Khedira praises plucky Germany after France draw

Khedira praises plucky Germany after France draw

Didier Deschamps admits he was disappointed with the draw COLOGNE: Sami Khedira said world champions Germany proved their never-say-die spirit as Lars Stindl’s last-gasp equaliser preserved their 21-match unbeaten run in Tuesday’s 2-2 friendly draw against France. A first international double by Alexandre Lacazette in Cologne put France on the verge of a deserved victory […]

Makeshift England frustrate Brazil in 0-0 Wembley draw

Posted by on 15/11/2017
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Makeshift England frustrate Brazil in 0-0 Wembley draw

Makeshift England frustrate Brazil in 0-0 Wembley draw

  Alves involved in a spat with Jake Livermore LONDON: Toothless Brazil flattered to deceive as the five-times world champions were held to frustrating 0-0 draw by a makeshift England side in a disappointing friendly at Wembley on Tuesday. Brazil manager Tite fielded all of his big guns, including the world’s most expensive player Neymar, […]

Federer beats Zverev to reach last four at ATP Finals

Posted by on 15/11/2017
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Federer beats Zverev to reach last four at ATP Finals

Federer beats Zverev to reach last four at ATP Finals

LONDON: Roger Federer held young pretender Alexander Zverev at bay in a gripping contest Tuesday to reach the last four of the ATP Finals and stay on course for a seventh end-of-season crown. The world number two saw off a spirited challenge from the much-hyped German 7-6 (8/6), 5-7, 6-1 in front of a boisterous […]

Ooredoo to continue support for Abdulaziz Al-Rashed

Posted by on 15/11/2017
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Ooredoo to continue support for Abdulaziz Al-Rashed

Ooredoo to continue support for Abdulaziz Al-Rashed

KUWAIT: Ooredoo, Kuwait’s fastest network, announced its ongoing support to its brand ambassador Abdulaziz Al-Rashed, the young Kuwaiti triathlon champion. The young athlete is competing in the Xterra Triathlon in Hawaii later this month, where he competed last year and won a gold medal to be the first Arab athlete winning in this prestigious competition. […]

Gulf Cup deadline passes with no response

Posted by on 14/11/2017
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Gulf Cup deadline passes with no response

Gulf Cup deadline passes with no response

DOHA: A deadline given by Gulf Cup organisers asking Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to play in next month’s tournament, hosted by Qatar, has passed without response. Organisers told AFP yesterday that they would now meet later this week to decide whether to go ahead with the tournament. However, it looks increasingly […]

Italy suffer WCup ‘apocalypse’

Posted by on 14/11/2017
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Italy suffer WCup ‘apocalypse’

Italy suffer WCup ‘apocalypse’

Buffon quits, four-time champs miss out finals in 60 years MILAN: A tearful Gianluigi Buffon quit international football as four-time champions Italy sensationally missed out on their first World Cup finals in 60 years after a playoff defeat to Sweden. Coach Gian Piero Ventura also said he would consider his future after the Azzuri drew […]

Prove yourselves, German stars told for French test

Posted by on 13/11/2017
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Prove yourselves, German stars told for French test

Prove yourselves, German stars told for French test

Loew will again field an experimental line-up BERLIN: Joachim Loew has told his Germany side to prove themselves in today’s friendly against France as the defending champions’ sharpen their preparations for next year’s World Cup. Security will be tight in Cologne as the friendly takes place almost two years to the day since the Paris […]

Canadian ice hockey team defeat Kuwait in first friendly match

Posted by on 13/11/2017
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Canadian ice hockey team defeat Kuwait in first friendly match

Canadian ice hockey team defeat Kuwait in first friendly match

Moreau congratulates Kuwait for winning first place in Bangkok KUWAIT: The Canadian community hockey team defeated its Kuwaiti counterpart by the score of 5-3 during the friendly match that was held on Sunday evening at TEC skating rink in the presence of the Canadian Ambassador Martine Moreau and Chairman of Kuwait Winter Games club Fuhaid […]

Silva leads Spain’s assault on Costa Rica in friendly

Posted by on 12/11/2017
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Silva leads Spain’s assault on Costa Rica in friendly

Silva leads Spain’s assault on Costa Rica in friendly

MALAGA: Manchester City midfielder David Silva played a starring role as an irresistible Spain showed their class to thrash Costa Rica 5-0 in an international friendly on Saturday. Silva struck twice in the second half to further stretch the 2010 World Cup winners’ lead after Barcelona’s Jordi Alba had fired them into the lead in […]

Justin Rose wins 2017 Turkish Airlines Open

Posted by on 12/11/2017
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Justin Rose wins 2017 Turkish Airlines Open

Justin Rose wins 2017 Turkish Airlines Open

KUWAIT: Justin Rose claimed victory at the Turkish Airlines Open 2017 today, with a final round of 65 leaving him 18 under par for the tournament, which was played in front of record crowds. The close fought competition was decided on the 72nd hole where Rose, the gold medallist at last year’s Olympics, pulled clear […]

RunKuwait raises over KD 40,000 in support of children’s rehabilitation

Posted by on 12/11/2017
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RunKuwait raises over KD 40,000 in support of children’s rehabilitation

RunKuwait raises over KD 40,000 in support of children’s rehabilitation

Charity event attracts 2,300 participants KUWAIT: Fawzia Sultan Healthcare Network (FSHN) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the seventh installation of the RunKuwait annual charity event, which took place on Saturday, November 11 at The Scientific Center, with the support of the founding partner, Agility. This year’s race attracted 2,300 participants who crossed […]