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Spain humiliate Croatia with thumping win

Belgium rout Iceland ELCHE, Sept 12, (RTRS): Spain showed their remarkable potential under new coach Luis Enrique by destroying World Cup runners-up Croatia 6-0 to hand the visitors their biggest ever defeat and take control of their Nations League group. Midfielder Saul Niguez scored in his home city of Elche …

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Japan crush Costa Rica in dream start for Moriyasu

China’s soccer dream more elusive than ever after latest flops OSAKA, Japan, Sept 11, (AFP): Japan gave Costa Rica the runaround in a 3-0 home victory Tuesday as Hajime Moriyasu got off to a winning start as head coach of the Blue Samurai. Sho Sasaki’s header was turned into his …

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Governing body defends umpire after Serena flap

Australia paper defends Williams cartoon despite outrage LONDON, Sept 11, (Agencies): The International Tennis Federation is defending the chair umpire who gave Serena Williams three code violations during the US Open final, saying his “decisions were in accordance with the relevant rules.” Williams was cited by Carlos Ramos three times …

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Record-breaker Anderson ends India resistance

England win series 4-1 LONDON, Sept 11, (AFP): James Anderson became the most successful fast bowler in Test history when he sealed England’s 118-run win over India at the Oval on Tuesday. With just one wicket to fall, and Anderson needing one more to break the record of 563 he …

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Kuwait Kyokushin-Kan Karate team wins two gold medals in Lebanon competition

Kuwait performance lauded BEIRUT, Sept 9, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Kyokushin-Kan Karate team won two goal medals at the “Saida Fight Night 3: the Revenge” championship in Lebanon late Saturday. Speaking to KUNA, head of the Kuwaiti delegation Hassan Al-Kanderi said that Kuwaiti Karatekas Dhari Al-Enizi and Omar Saeed won their respective …

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Victor Badminton Academy holds 2nd coaching tournament

Mathan crowned champion in adult category Gautam grabs Advance 1 crown KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The Victor Badminton Academy held its second coaching tournament was held at the Al-Sahil Sports Club in Abu Halifa recently. Over 75 trainees participated in the tournament as part of the overall development of the …

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International Red Hockey Championship begins

KOC Greens dominate KIH KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: Following a long summer’s break, the International Red Hockey Championship 2018 (IRHC 2018) took off to a brilliant start. The brief inauguration began with a minute’s silence and a tribute to Mrs L. Pereira, a strong supporter of Hockey who passed away …

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Uruguay, Argentina rack up big wins

Neymar, Firmino on target as Brazil cruise over US LOS ANGELES, Sept 8, (Agencies): A Luis Suarez brace, the second a cheeky ‘Panenka’ penalty, helped Uruguay ease to 4-1 win over Mexico, while Argentina rebounded from a poor World Cup to thump Guatemala 3-0 in a pair of big friendly …

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Knee ends Nadal Open defence, Nishikori runs out of gas vs Nole

Del Potro to meet Djokovic in US Open final NEW YORK, Sept 8, (AFP): Juan Martin del Potro set up a US Open final clash against Novak Djokovic on Friday after defending champion and world number one Rafael Nadal quit his last-four clash against the giant Argentine with a knee …

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Lloyd at the double, US dominate Chile

Americans go into qualifying confident and ready SAN JOSE, Calif, Sept 5, (AP): The Americans scored goals in so many ways over the past week. Now it’s time to do it on the big stage of World Cup qualifying. Carli Lloyd entered in the second half and immediately scored on …

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