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Post-Mourinho era at Chelsea overshadows title tilts – Second-placed Arsenal host 3rd-placed City

LONDON, Dec 18, (AFP): Jose Mourinho’s abrupt departure from Chelsea has put the crisis-torn champions’ clash with Sunderland on Saturday firmly in the spotlight on a weekend that would otherwise have been dominated by Premier League title tilts. Mourinho will be gone but not forgotten at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea’s …

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Stromoy creates history winning Grand Prix of Sharjah – Team Abu Dhabi clinch world teams title

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec18: Norway’s Marit Stromoy won the Grand Prix of Sharjah today for the first ever race victory by a woman driver in the history of the F1H20 World Championship, while Team Abu Dhabi’s Alex Carella and Thani Al-Qamzi rounded off their first season together by clinching the …

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Tired Bayern out to finish 2015 on high – Dortmund to play Cologne

BERLIN, Dec 18, (AFP): Struggling Hanover 96 have the chance to take advantage of jaded Bayern Munich on Saturday and secure their first win over the German league leaders for four years. Bayern head to Hanover for their final game of 2015 with a five-point lead in the table, but …

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Chelsea sack Mourinho after disastrous start to season – Portuguese leaves club by ‘mutual consent’

LONDON, Dec 17, (RTRS): Jose Mourinho was sacked as manager of Premier League champions Chelsea on Thursday after a calamitous run of results left the west London club one point above the relegation zone. A club statement said Chelsea and the 52-year-old Portuguese had parted company by “mutual consent” seven …

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Kuwait all-star team look for historic win over world all-star team – HH Amir to grace the opening of Sheikh Jaber Stadium

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Today, the entire Kuwaiti nation will attend, play and celebrate the opening of Sheikh Jaber International Sports Stadium which will start at exactly 19:30 hours. The event will be graced by the presence of its sponsor, HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. …

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I’m still learning: Ashkanani – Star passes difficult test

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Zaid Ashkanani says he has passed the most difficult test in his first season with Al Nabooda Racing and is now ready to boost the team’s bid for a double title success in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East. Ashkanani began the 2015-16 Porsche campaign …

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World all-star team happy to participate in stadium opening – Historic moment: Figo

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (KUNA): The world all-star football team have expressed joy in visiting Kuwait and taking part in the friendly match against Kuwait national football team on Friday as part of celebrating the official opening of Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium. The team made its remarks Thursday during a …

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Stars arrive for Stadium inauguration – Capello leads International All-Stars team

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: By the end of the day, all players joining the International All-Stars Football Team would have arrived in Kuwait to participate in the inauguration ceremony of Sheikh Jaber International Sports Stadium, where the team will play against Kuwait’s All-Stars Team. So far, several players have arrived …

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‘Suspended’ Platini will not attend FIFA hearing – 2 plead not guilty

PARIS, Dec 16, (Agencies): Suspended European soccer chief Michel Platini will not attend Friday’s FIFA ethics committee hearing in protest at what he condemns as a political process designed to prevent him running to lead the world governing body, his lawyers said on Wednesday. Platini was provisionally suspended for 90 …

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AUB Trophy inaugurated – Nitin Lobo scores first century of tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: Ahli United Bank, pioneers in promoting cricket in Kuwait since so many years, added one more feather to their cap by sponsoring the AUB Trophy 2015 for the third successive year. Richard Groves, CEO of Ahli United Bank and Helen Groves jointly cut the cake to …

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