Wednesday , October 18 2017

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Lukaku fires Man U to winning start – Hammers crushed

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 13, (AFP): Romelu Lukaku introduced himself to Old Trafford in triumphant fashion with two goals as Manchester United crushed West Ham United 4-0 in an impressive Premier League opener on Sunday. The Belgium striker, a £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) signing from Everton, struck …

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Sad farewell for injured Bolt as Britain win 4x100m relay – US reclaim women’s title

LONDON, Aug 13, (AFP): Usain Bolt’s glittering career swansong came crashing to an end when he pulled up with a leg cramp on the anchor leg of the world 4x100m relay won by Britain. Bolt received the baton with Jamaica in third, but halfway down the finishing straight the towering …

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Kuwaiti, Kazakh shooting clubs join forces

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): Kuwait Shooting Club signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Sunday with its Kazakh counterpart in an effort to further the precision sport in both nations. The deal was sealed on the sidelines of the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan, Duaij Al-Otaibi, the …

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Zidane left with ‘dilemma’ after Real Madrid Super Cup success – Man U can benefit from Real lesson: Mou

MADRID, Aug 9, (Agencies): Real Madrid dominated Manchester United for large periods of the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday before winning 2-1, confirming their position as the best team in Europe. Now Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane faces a dilemma. Madrid have won consecutive Champions League trophies, retaining the cup in June …

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Kuwaiti shooters power to ‘victory’ in Asian tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9, (KUNA): Kuwait clinched first place on Wednesday in the team competition of the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan. Abdulrahman Al-Faihan and Sara Al-Hawal led their team to the win, as South Korea and India trailed in second and third place, respectively, Duaij Al-Otaibi, the …

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Sethi ‘elected’ chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board – New PCB boss eyes int’l tours

ISLAMABAD, Aug 9, (AP): Newly-elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi says one of the challenges for him is to bring back international cricket to Pakistan. “You know how much work we are doing in this regard and soon the results will be in front of you,” Sethi …

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Kipyegon adds world title to Oly gold – McLeod strikes

LONDON, Aug 8, (Agencies): Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon added the world title to her Olympic gold when she won a superb women’s 1,500 metres final in a white-hot London Stadium atmosphere on Monday, judging her charge to perfection and holding off the field. Kipyegon, silver medallist two years ago, took up …

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Kuwaiti shooters clinch gold, silver medals in Asian tourney

Two Kuwaiti shooters bagged gold and silver medals, respectively, in the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan, amid a heavy Kuwaiti presence. Abdulrahman Al-Faihan won a gold medal while the silver went to his compatriot Talal Al-Tarki, Duaij Al-Otaibi, the head of the Kuwaiti delegation told KUNA via telephone. …

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Pakistan says India tournament must be moved to neutral venue – Sreesanth believes in WCup miracle after life ban lifted

KARACHI, Aug 8, (AFP): Pakistani cricket authorities Tuesday called for an upcoming tournament in India to be moved to a neutral venue, citing security fears in the South Asian country. India is due to host the Under-19 Asia Cup in November but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said it would …

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Ali bows England to SA series win – Poms end home drought vs Proteas

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 7, (AFP): Moeen Ali finished a brilliant campaign with a five-wicket haul as England beat South Africa by 177 runs in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Monday to seal a 3-1 series win. Victory, achieved with more than a day to spare, also saw …

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