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‘We will continue exerting efforts to lift ban on sports’

Former chief of KFA honours Al-Roudhan KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al- Jabri stressed Monday keenness of the relevant authorities to continue efforts to lift suspension of sports to all games, affirming need of concerted efforts of all to …

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Jumaa wins gold in 5th Ras Al-Khaimah champ’ship

The Kuwaiti athletics team has won the first gold medal in a tournament abroad. Jarrah Al-Fadhli, the rapporteur of the Kuwaiti athletics committee affiliated to the Kuwaiti Olympic Committee, said in a statement to KUNA, on Monday, that the team won the gold in the fifth Ras Al-Khaimah (UAE) championship. …

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BAS and Serbian Embassy host ‘Olympia Cup’ 2018

The British Academy of Sport (BAS) in conjunction with the Serbian Embassy hosted the Third Women’s International Volleyball Tournament in Kuwait between the various Embassies at the British School of Kuwait (BSK) in Salwa. This year, eight teams participated representing Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Philippines, Romania, Ukraine and USA. The …

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Resilient Spurs snap Chelsea jinx – Dele the hero

LONDON, April 1, (AFP): Dele Alli scored twice in four second-half minutes as Tottenham Hotspur beat Chelsea 3-1 on Sunday to end a 28-year wait for a Premier League win at Stamford Bridge. Defeat for the hosts all but ends Chelsea’s hopes of Champions League football next season as Spurs …

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Joshua goes the distance before beating Parker – ‘I want Wilder … get him in the ring’

CARDIFF, United Kingdom, April 1, (AFP): Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his professional career before winning a unanimous points decision in his world heavyweight title unification fight with Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. After 12 rounds, Britain’s Joshua triumphed 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 on …

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Manchester City on brink of title – Everton beaten

LIVERPOOL, March 31, (AFP): Manchester City clinched a comfortable 3-1 victory over Everton on Saturday to give the leaders the tantalising prospect of being crowned Premier League champions with a win over bitter rivals Manchester United. City secured the points at Goodison Park courtesy of goals from Leroy Sane, Gabriel …

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Warner says scandal may spell doom for Australia career – Tearful pugnacious batsman struggles to talk as he apologized to fans, team-mates

SYDNEY, March 31, (AFP): Former Test vice-captain David Warner said he realised he may never play for his country again as he tearfully apologised Saturday over a ball-tampering scandal which has had deep repercussions for Australian cricket. As stand-in captain Tim Paine signalled a new approach with a pre-match handshake …

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Man U ease back into second – Lukaku brings up EPL century

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, March 31, (AFP): Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal as Manchester United retook second place in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday, although it was Jesse Lingard who stole the show. Lingard, who started England’s two recent friendlies, is emerging …

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India probed over needles in Commonwealth Games village

Gold Coast, Australia, March 31, 2018 (AFP) -Indian athletes were facing investigations on Saturday after the discovery of syringes in their accommodation at the Commonwealth Games in Australia. A cleaner at the athletes’ village tipped off authorities about the syringes, which will now be analysed, Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief …

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Smith, Warner banned for year over cheating scandal – Disgraced skipper and vice ejected from IPL

JOHANNESBURG, March 28, (AFP): Disgraced skipper Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner were Wednesday banned from playing cricket for Australia for a year over a cheating scandal that has rocked the sport and dragged their side’s reputation through the mud. Both players have also been ejected from this year’s Indian …

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