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Tuesday , November 13 2018


PAS, IOC meet as part of efforts to lift Kuwait’s sports ban permanently

Kuwait’s Al-Zakawi wins bronze medal in discus in Asian Games KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29, (KUNA): Director-General of the Public Authority for Sports (PAS) Humoud Fulaiteh on Wednesday said a PAS delegation held a very positive meeting with officials of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the Swiss city of Lausanne …

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Vikas makes history for India as ugly scenes mar boxing

Bahrain’s Odiong completes sprint double JAKARTA, Aug 29, (Agencies): Nigerian-born Edidiong Odiong of Bahrain pipped India’s Dutee Chand for the second time in three days to win the women’s 200 meters gold and claim the prestigious sprint double at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Wei Yongli of China again came …

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Kohli believes India have experience to capitalize on victory

Ashwin ‘good to go’ following a groin strain SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Aug 29, (AFP): Virat Kohli believes India are better placed to avoid the mistakes of four years ago as they look to build on their third Test win over England when the series continues in Southampton on Thursday. India …

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Kuwaiti athletes win acclaim for bagging medals in sports

Jordan nods judicial MoU with Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent on Tuesday a cable of congratulations to Kuwaiti shooter Mansour Al-Rashidi for winning a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games, held in Indonesia. In …

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NLB continue to dominate FTBK qualifying round

IBL, DMDA and Al-Qwassem dish out impressive wins KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: At the penultimate week of the on-going 2018 Season 13 FTBK Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament, the NLB Corporation pump masters continue to dominate the qualifying round as they remained unmoved at the top of the standings going to …

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Pakistan announce schedule for Australia & New Zealand series

KARACHI, Aug 28, (AFP): Pakistan Tuesday announced the itinerary for their series against Australia and New Zealand to be played in the United Arab Emirates over the next three months. Pakistan start the season with next month’s Asia Cup in the UAE from Sept 15. They will then host Australia …

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Mariano clinches FTBK Ladies Masters event title

Ibrahim, Arcayan emerge victorious in Men’s Division KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: At the conclusion of the 2018 Season 13 FTBK Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament Masters Event, Ibrahim Al Jadi of Al Qassem All Stars banked on his superb finish in the 8-game series competition to emerge victorious in Men’s Division …

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Chopra reaps javelin gold for India

Salimikordasiabi completes hat trick JAKARTA, Aug 27, (Agencies): India’s Neeraj Chopra smashed the field to claim the men’s javelin gold at the Asian Games on Monday by posting his personal best which was nearly six meters clear of his closest competitor. The long-haired 20-year-old entered the competition in Jakarta having …

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S. Korea tame Philippines to reach semis

Japan’s scandal-hit men’s team out of Games JAKARTA, Aug 27, (Agencies): Defending champions South Korea overcame NBA star Jordan Clarkson’s Philippines in a hard-fought Asian Games basketball match in Jakarta on Monday. US-born Ricardo Preston Ratliffe scored 30 points for South Korea as they won the quarter-finals encounter 91-82 to …

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Proud to see Kuwaiti flag high, thanks to our heroes: Speaker

PM hails achievements of Kuwait athletes KUWAIT CITY, Aug 26 (KUNA): Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim expressed on Sunday his proudness in watching the flag of Kuwait flying high thanks to achievements made heroes Mansour Al- Rashidi and Ali Al-Shatti at the 18th Asian Games in the Indonesian …

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