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West Indies demolished as Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win

Posted by on 01/11/2018
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West Indies demolished as Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win

West Indies demolished as Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India: Ravindra Jadeja starred in India’s nine-wicket series clinching win over West Indies after the tourists were skittled out for just 104 in the fifth one-day international yesterday. West Indies won the toss and elected to bat in Thiruvananthapuram but collapsed, surviving just 31.5 of their 50 overs under overcast skies to register their […]

Kuwait Shooting Club reward marksmen for recent medal haul

Posted by on 01/11/2018
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Kuwait Shooting Club reward marksmen for recent medal haul

Kuwait Shooting Club reward marksmen for recent medal haul

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sport Club held an honoring ceremony on Wednesday for the Kuwaiti winners of continental and global medals days before hosting hundreds of marksmen for a crucial event on the Asian calendar. Abdulrahman Al-Faihan, Khaled Al-Mudhaf and Talal Al-Rasheedi led the men’s trap team to gold in the recent ISSF World Championships, while […]

Chelsea beat Lampard’s Derby in League Cup Halloween thriller

Posted by on 01/11/2018
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Chelsea beat Lampard’s Derby in League Cup Halloween thriller

Chelsea beat Lampard’s Derby in League Cup Halloween thriller

LONDON: Chelsea dumped Frank Lampard’s Derby out of the League Cup on Wednesday despite a valiant effort by the Championship side to battle back from a defensive Halloween horror show. Maurizio Sarri’s much-changed side eventually emerged 3-2 winners, with all five goals coming in a helter-skelter first half, on a night when there were also […]

Zain main sponsor of Kuwait International Rally 2018

Posted by on 01/11/2018
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Zain main sponsor of Kuwait International Rally 2018

Zain main sponsor of Kuwait International Rally 2018

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorship of the Kuwait International Rally 2018 organized by Kuwait International Automobile Club (KIAC) in collaboration with the Public Authority for Sport and Basel Salem Al Sabah Motor Racing Club (BMRC). The rally, organized during 1-3 November, is being held at the Kuwait […]

Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins bronze in 2018 West Asian Championship in Jordan

Posted by on 31/10/2018
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Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins bronze in 2018 West Asian Championship in Jordan

Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins bronze in 2018 West Asian Championship in Jordan

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait’s brand ambassador, triathlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi, won the bronze medal in the 2018 West Asian Championship, which includes running, swimming, and cycling. The triathlon was held last Friday 27th October in Aqaba City, Jordan, and included three categories: Men’s individual race, women’s individual race, and mixed relay. In a press statement, Ooredoo Kuwait […]

Djokovic wins Paris opener as Federer confirms return

Posted by on 31/10/2018
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Djokovic wins Paris opener as Federer confirms return

Djokovic wins Paris opener as Federer confirms return

PARIS: Novak Djokovic stepped up his pursuit of the world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Joao Sousa at the Paris Masters on Tuesday, while Roger Federer confirmed he will play at the event for the first time since 2015. Djokovic can regain top spot from Rafael Nadal this week if he […]

Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

Posted by on 31/10/2018
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Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

Ganguly fears for Indian cricket amid #MeToo row

NEW DELHI: Former captain Sourav Ganguly expressed his “deep sense of fear” about the running of Indian cricket as he slammed the sloppy handling of #MeToo allegations against board chief executive Rahul Johri, among other key issues. Johri was accused of sexual harassment on October 12 in an account shared by author Harnidh Kaur on […]

FIFA boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar WCup

Posted by on 31/10/2018
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FIFA boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar WCup

FIFA boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar WCup

Kuala Lumpur: FIFA president Gianni Infantino said expanding the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams was “feasible” yesterday, as hosts Qatar pledged to come to a decision in the early part of next year. Infantino said “Why not?” bring forward the expansion from 32 teams to 48, which is currently due at the 2026 tournament […]

11th Asian Airgun and 8th Shotgun Shooting Championships

Posted by on 30/10/2018
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11th Asian Airgun and 8th Shotgun Shooting Championships

11th Asian Airgun and 8th Shotgun Shooting Championships

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said the 11th Asian Airgun and the 8th Shotgun Shooting Championships will be held under the patronage of President of Civil Aviation, Honorary President of Civil Aviation, Honorary President of Kuwait and Asian Shooting Federations Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, adding that […]

Luminaries call for Cricket Australia chairman to resign

Posted by on 30/10/2018
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Luminaries call for Cricket Australia chairman to resign

Luminaries call for Cricket Australia chairman to resign

‘It’s not a hiccup, it’s much more than that’ SYDNEY: Pressure was building on Cricket Australia chairman David Peever to resign yesterday in the wake of the release of a scathing independent review into the culture of the game. Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and former ICC Chief Executive Malcolm Speed were among those calling […]

Lopetegui sacked as Real coach, Solari takes charge

Posted by on 30/10/2018
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Lopetegui sacked as Real coach, Solari takes charge

Lopetegui sacked as Real coach, Solari takes charge

Lopetegui has now lost two jobs in under five months MADRID: Real Madrid sacked coach Julen Lopetegui three months into his first season in charge after the Spanish giants were beaten by arch rivals Barcelona over the weekend, the European champions said on Monday. Real have failed to win in La Liga since beating Espanyol […]

Kasatkina hangs on in Zhuhai despite Wang fightback

Posted by on 30/10/2018
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Kasatkina hangs on in Zhuhai despite Wang fightback

Kasatkina hangs on in Zhuhai despite Wang fightback

ZHUHAI: Top seed Daria Kasatkina survived a scare yesterday to claim victory over crowd favourite Wang Qiang in a thrilling contest at the WTA Elite Trophy in China, taking the match 6-1, 2-6, 7-5. The 21-year-old Russian looked totally dominant in the early stages in Zhuhai, wrapping up the first set against the Chinese eleventh […]