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Record-breaking 7,500 runners take part in ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’

Posted by on 18/11/2018
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Record-breaking 7,500 runners take part in ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’

Record-breaking 7,500 runners take part in ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’

Kuwait’s largest sporting event sees 1,500 international runners KUWAIT: ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’, witnessed record numbers this Saturday, with 7,500 runners representing over 66 nationalities taking part. Enthusiasm for the event reached an all-time high, with all 4 categories selling out in advance of the day. Kicking off at 7.30am, excitement was in the air, […]

ACK hosts Socceroos visitor

Posted by on 18/11/2018
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ACK hosts Socceroos visitor

ACK hosts Socceroos visitor

KUWAIT: Former Australian National Football player, Luke Casserly, spent time at the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) during a visit by the Socceroos team to play a friendly match against Kuwait. Whilst at ACK, Casserly held a coaching clinic with members of the ACK Football team and spoke about his own experiences as a national […]

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Posted by on 18/11/2018
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Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Spinners help England end 17-year wait in Sri Lanka

Leach, Moeen spin England to series win over Sri Lanka PALLEKELE: Spin duo Moeen Ali and Jack Leach combined to end England’s 17-year wait for a test series victory in Sri Lanka after bowling the tourists to a 57-run victory in the second Test yesterday. Moeen struck twice in three deliveries and Leach completed his […]

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

Posted by on 18/11/2018
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Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

MILAN: European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro. The Portuguese-despite the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo-progressed with one match to play, and are sure to finish top of Group A3, with Italy’s hopes in the tournament […]

England reach Nations League final four

Posted by on 18/11/2018
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England reach Nations League final four

England reach Nations League final four

England scores twice in last 12 minutes to seal dramatic 2-1 victory over Croatia   WEMBLEY: Harry Kane fired England into the Nations League semi-finals as Gareth Southgate’s side scored twice in the last 12 minutes to seal a dramatic 2-1 victory over Croatia yesterday. England were on the brink of relegation to the second […]

Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

Posted by on 14/11/2018
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Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

Mahmudullah, spinners give Bangladesh an edge

DHAKA: Mahmudullah Riyad scored his first Test century in more than eight years as Bangladesh set Zimbabwe a towering 443-run target to win the second Test in Dhaka yesterday. The hosts began their victory push, reducing Zimbabwe to 76-2 at stumps on the fourth day after Mahmudullah’s unbeaten 101 off 122 balls helped the side […]

‘The facts are not right’: Federer fumes over favorable scheduling

Posted by on 14/11/2018
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‘The facts are not right’: Federer fumes over favorable scheduling

‘The facts are not right’: Federer fumes over favorable scheduling

LONDON: Roger Federer has hit back at claims he gets preferential treatment from tennis tournaments due to his status as one of the sport’s all-time greats. Federer was responding to controversial comments from French veteran Julien Benneteau, who said the 20-Grand Slam champion was able to use his reputation to secure favorable scheduling. Benneteau offered […]

Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi congratulated all the winners of the 8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun championships. Al-Otaibi spoke following the conclusion of the tournament and said that Kuwait’s outstanding performance coming top in the skeet and trap events as well as the double trap, is an […]

Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

LONDON: Novak Djokovic sent out a warning to his rivals at the ATP Finals on Monday, brushing aside big-serving John Isner 6-4, 6-3 to launch his bid for a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title in style. Earlier, in the same Guga Kuerten group, Alexander Zverev made it six consecutive wins against Marin Cilic in a […]

Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

Posted by on 13/11/2018
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Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

Taijul puts Bangladesh on top despite Taylor ton

DHAKA: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed his third consecutive five-wicket haul yesterday to put Bangladesh in command in the second Test against Zimbabwe despite a defiant century by Brendon Taylor in Dhaka. The home side bowled out Zimbabwe for 304 runs in the first innings to take a 218-run lead after they had declared their […]

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record innings puts Bangladesh on top

Zimbabwe, ahead in the two-match tournament 1-0   DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim became the first wicketkeeper-batsman in history to score two double hundreds in Tests as Bangladesh built a strong total in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka yesterday. Mushfiqur hit an unbeaten 219 to help Bangladesh declare their first innings at 522-7 an hour […]

Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Marseille bounce back to beat Dijon 2-0 at the Velodrome PARIS: Thierry Henry’s disastrous start as coach of Monaco continued on Sunday as Edinson Cavani’s VAR-assisted hat-trick helped Paris Saint-Germain to an easy 4-0 win that saw them extend their perfect record in Ligue 1 this season. Neymar netted a penalty to complete PSG’s victory, […]

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