Friday , December 15 2017

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Scorpions win KDD-KBL 2016 Feb playoff – Lions, Rainbow Archers finish as 1st, 2nd runners up

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: In the KDD–Kuwait Badminton League 2016 February playoff held on the Feb 25 and 26, 2016 the Scorpions won the title without losing any tie on their way to the finals. KDD–Kuwait Badminton League 2016 has 2 playoffs – one playoff was held in February and …

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Shahzad, Stanikzai ‘smash’ half tons, Afghans sink Scots – Scotland still winless

NAGPUR, India, March 8, (Agencies): Opening batsman Mohammad Shahzad and captain Asghar Stanikzai smashed half-centuries as Afghanistan defeated Scotland by 14 runs in the World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Shahzad hit five fours and three sixes in a superb display of power hitting to make 61 off 39 balls, while Stanikzai’s …

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Sha’alani stars at 2016 Amir horse racing tourney

Horse Sha’alani from Al-Nashama stable ridden by Tawfiq won the most precious trophy in 2016 Amir horse racing tournament in the 2400 meters race. The stiff competition was between Al-Nashama, Al-Osaimi and Al-Juhail stables, and being the center of attention saw Al-Nashama to the finals; thus, winning the cup after …

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Messi back for March WC qualifiers – CONCACAF names American to oversee ref revamp

BUENOS AIRES, March 8, (Agencies): Lionel Messi, who has made a brilliant start to the year for Barcelona, will play his first 2018 World Cup qualifiers this month after being named in a 29-man Argentina squad on Tuesday. Captain Messi suffered a knee ligament injury early in the season and …

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Zimbabwe make winning start – Minnows Hong Kong beaten by 14 runs in opener

NAGPUR, India, March 8, (AP): Zimbabwe survived a late batting charge by Hong Kong to win the opening match of the World Twenty20 by 14 runs on Tuesday. Opening batsman Vusi Sibanda anchored Zimbabwe to 158-8 with 59 off 46 balls while Elton Chigumbura scored an unbeaten 30 off 13 …

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Al-Thafeeri, Al-Kuwairi claim top spot of KIR ’16 3rd round – 28 teams participate in rally held in Julai’a desert

  KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Kuwaiti driver Mishari Al-Thafeeri with Qatari co-driver Nasser Al-Kuwairi claimed the top spot of the third round of Kuwait International Rally (KIR) 2016 on Saturday. Held under the chairmanship of Sheikh Athbi Nayef Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and in conjunction with the Kuwait International Automobile Club …

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Kuwait crowned Amir Int’l Shooting champs – Kazakhstan, Italy shine

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: Kuwait has been crowned champion of the 5th Amir International Shooting Championship by topping the medal table with gold and silver medal apiece on the fifth and last day of the championship. Veteran shooting champion of 1995, 1997 and 1998 championships who also won the World …

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Korean WC qualifier vs Kuwait in ‘limbo’ – Scandal inquiry to cost 3.5m euros

SEOUL, March 7, (Agencies): South Korea may not play their last match of the second Asian qualifying round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup this month following their opponents’ international suspension, the local football governing body said Monday. The Korean Football Association (KFA) said that FIFA, the world’s top football …

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Kuwait Extreme Power Boat Run 2016 looms

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: The organizing committee of Kuwait Extreme Power Boat Run 2016 concluded the final preparations for this global event, which is scheduled to start next Friday, the committee has established a work plan to ensure the full perfection of the event, for the best reputation of Kuwait, …

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India fire WC warning with Asian title – Dhawan, Kohli help Men in Blue crush B’desh in final

DHAKA, March 6, (AFP): Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan scored a swashbuckling fifty to help his side crush Bangladesh by eight wickets and clinch the Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket title on Sunday. Dhawan, who made just 19 in his previous three innings, smashed 60 off 44 balls guiding India to 122-2 …

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