Monday , December 11 2017


Australia end Syria World Cup hopes – Cahill grabs brace

SYDNEY, Oct 10, (RTRS): Tim Cahill scored twice, including the extra-time winner, as Australia kept their World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 victory over Syria in the second leg of the Asian playoff on Tuesday. The 3-2 aggregate victory sends the Socceroos into an intercontinental playoff in November against …

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Australia crush India in 2nd T20 to level series – Behrendorff takes four wickets for 21 to set up easy win

GUWAHATI, India, Oct 10, (AP): Australia swept to a crushing eight-wicket victory over India in their second Twenty20 on Tuesday, after Moises Henriques and Travis Head piled on an unbeaten 109-run partnership for the second wicket to level the three-match series. Australia needed only 15.3 overs to reach 122-2 in …

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Jubilation in Egypt after WC berth

CAIRO, Oct 9, (RTRS): Egypt’s capital crackled with fireworks and blared with horns as the soccer-crazy country reached the World Cup for the first time in 28 years as rare scenes of joy took hold of city blocks celebrating a 2-1 victory over Congo. Winger Mohamed Salah scored twice, securing …

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Al-Mutairi claims Drift race podium

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (KUNA): Kuwaiti driver Nasser Al-Mutairi won the third place in the eighth and final round of King of Nations Drift Pro Series in Greece on Sunday. Al-Mutairi, representing the Middle East in the event, expressed great joy for being able to secure this epic journey despite …

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Murakami & Shirai capture world titles – Jingyuan wins parallel bars crown

MONTREAL, Oct 9, (AFP): Japan’s Mai Murakami won the women’s floor exercise crown and compatriot Kenzo Shirai captured the men’s vault for his second title at the injury-hit World Gymnastics Championships on Sunday. Murakami, a disappointing fourth in the all-around, claimed Japan’s first women’s world floor medal since 1958 with …

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Kuwait ‘ice ladies’ lace up for world hockey tournament – We need facilities dedicated to training women: Sheikha Naeema

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (AFP): In their red, white and blue uniforms, Kuwait’s first female ice hockey team is training hard in the desert ahead of their debut world tournament later this month. Affectionately dubbed the “ice ladies” by local media, athletes in hijab or with their hair hastily tied in …

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Poland head to WC, agony for Scots – Denmark clinch playoff spot

WARSAW, Oct 8, (RTRS): Poland sealed their first World Cup spot since the 2006 tournament after an early onslaught and a late flourish, including a goal from the excellent Robert Lewandowski, gave them a 4-2 home win over Montenegro on Sunday. The result left Poland top of Group E with …

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Kuwait Police Futsal Team resume training in Netherlands

Kuwait Police Futsal Team have resumed training in their camp in the Netherlands ahead of the World Futsal Championship which will be held in Netherlands on Oct 9-13. Two teams representing Ministry of Interior at the world event are over-35 and under-35 age groups. The delegation led by Colonel Waleed …

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‘Kuwait ban unacceptable, disappointing’ – Al-Ahli Academy players have bright future: Bibo

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Former players of Egypt’s national football team and Al-Ahli Football Club Walid Salah El-Din and Khalid Bibo expressed their disappointment concerning the absence of Kuwait’s national team in the international arena. They insisted that this is unacceptable and disappointing for everyone because the team always plays …

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