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India thrash Pakistan to reach Under-19 WC final – Indians win by 203 runs

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Jan 30, (AFP): India crushed arch-rival Pakistan by 203 runs in their Under-19 World Cup semifinal in Christchurch Tuesday to set up a tournament decider against Australia. An unbeaten century from Shubman Gill helped India set a competitive total of 272, which Pakistan never looked like reaching …

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Kuwait University win mountain bike tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30: Kuwait University Team came first in a recent mountain bike competition organized by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) at its own competition track in Ahmadi. According to Kuwait University Team captain Engineer Ahmad Yasin Malallah Al-Khaldi, 300 bikes participated in the competition. The categories included female, group, …

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Alaves furious as Barcelona survive scare – Coutinho struggles

BARCELONA, Jan 29, (RTRS): Alaves players were left furious after their 2-1 defeat by Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Sunday, believing they should have been awarded a late penalty. John Guidetti’s strike put the Basques ahead but late goals by Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi turned the game around …

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Egypt Kung Fu champion Mizo craves home recognition – ‘Bruce Lee inspired us’

CAIRO, Jan 29, (AFP): Egypt’s Moataz Radi, or “Mizo”, competes succesfully with China’s top kung fu fighters in international championships, but yearns for recognition in his own country where football dominates. As Egyptians obsessively follow the preparations of the national football team for the World Cup in Russia and every …

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Rising pace bowler Unadkat joins Stokes team in $1.8 mn IPL deal

BANGALORE, India, Jan 28, (AFP): Rising pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat joined Ben Stokes in the Rajasthan Royals for $1.8 million on Sunday but a host of foreign stars went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction. The Royals made Unadkat the second most expensive player in the auction behind England’s …

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Special time, Pakistan go top of the Twenty20 world – Pak beat NZ by 18 runs in 3rd ODI

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Jan 28, (AFP): Pakistan laid claim to being the best Twenty20 side in the world Sunday after beating New Zealand in the series-deciding final Twenty20 match in Mount Maunganui. The 18-run victory gave Pakistan a come-from-behind 2-1 series win that will see them overtake New Zealand …

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Kuwait’s Al-Fayer wins Motorcross Champ’ship

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 27, (KUNA): The fourth round of Kuwait Motorcross Championship concluded on Saturday at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad track, amid participation of a large number of Kuwaiti, Arab and foreign competitors. In the open category, the top winner was the Kuwaiti Khaled Al-Fayez, ahead of the French racer, while …

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India claim consolation victory in 3rd Test vs SA – South Africa lost last 9 wkts for 53 runs

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 27, (RTRS): Superb seam bowling allowed India to rip through South Africa’s batting line-up and seal a 63-run consolation victory on day four of the third and final Test at the Wanderers on Saturday. Chasing 241 for victory on a wicket with pace, bounce and prodigious lateral movement, …

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Kuwait jet skiers win four trophies at UAE championship

DUBAI, Jan 27, (KUNA): Kuwait jet skiers won four trophies in Heat II of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) championship, which concluded in Dubai on Saturday evening. Rashed Al-Dawwas, of Kuwait, told KUNA he was thrilled to win the GP4 race and its trophy and leading the general standing of …

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Al-Qassem All-Stars maintain General Members’ Cup top spot – NUSANTARA defeated but still join ‘Super 6’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: Expect the unexpected in every bowling competition and there was no exemption on Friday’s game in the seventh eliminations rounds of the 2018 Philippine Bowling Associations in Kuwait General Members’ Cup Team Tournament at the Kheifan’s COZMO Bowling Center. Unexpected things happened: of the six scheduled …

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