Sunday , November 19 2017

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Arsenal go top, improved United draw with Chelsea – Red Devils five off the top 4 in 6th place

LONDON, Dec 28, (Agencies): Arsenal provisionally moved to the top of the English Premier League on Monday after a 2-0 win over Bournemouth. Gabriel opened the scoring before Mesut Ozil got the second as Arsenal moved one point above leader Leicester, which plays Manchester City on Tuesday. By not conceding …

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Panthers’ quest for perfection ended by Falcons; Pats beaten – Jets on course

ATLANTA, Dec 28, (AP): Carolina’s bid for an undefeated season ended Sunday when Julio Jones’ dramatic 70-yard touchdown reception powered the Atlanta Falcons to a 20-13 victory over Cam Newton and the Panthers. Carolina (14-1) got the ball with 90 seconds left and no timeouts remaining. Newton completed a 19-yard …

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Comanche take line honours in Australia’s Sydney-Hobart – Rambler, Ragamuffin finish in 2nd & 3rd

SYDNEY, Dec 28, (AFP): American yacht Comanche won line honours in Australia’s gruelling Sydney to Hobart Monday, staging a stunning recovery from damage which had nearly ended her race. The supermaxi was first across the finish line in the 71st edition of the 628-nautical-mile course in 2 days, eight hours, …

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New Zealand claim 2nd ODI by 10 wickets – Boundary-hunter Guptill smacks Lanka into submission

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Dec 28, (AFP): Martin Guptill’s 93 off 30 balls smashed Sri Lanka into submission as New Zealand took just 8.2 overs to claim the second one-day international by 10 wickets in Christchurch on Monday. Guptill went within a whisker of breaking the world record for the fastest …

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Kuwaiti riders dominate Bahrain’s Motocross

Kuwaiti riders achieved advanced positions in the 3rd round of the Motocross championship in Bahrain, which concluded on Saturday evening, an official at Basel Salem Al- Sabah Motor Racing Club said. Mohammad Al-Hattab, head of the Motocross at the Club, told KUNA that Jaafar Mohammad won the MX2 category and …

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Trail Blazers crush James, Cavaliers – Lowly 76ers nab 2nd victory

PORTLAND, Oregon, Dec 27, (AP):  Allen Crabbe scored a career-high 26 points, and Portland held LeBron James to just 12 points. Crabbe scored 21 in the first half, helping Portland (12-20) stop a five-game losing streak. He was 4 for 6 from 3-point range for the night. C.J. McCollum had …

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Pakistan’s Shah suspended for doping: ICC – Test found to contain chlortalidone

DUBAI, Dec 27, (AFP): Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah was on Sunday provisionally suspended for failing a dope test by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Shah has been charged with an antidoping rule violation on a sample he provided in an in-competition test,” an ICC statement announced. “The test, conducted on …

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Qu’ood wins Doha horse hurdle event

DOHA, Dec 27, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ali Al-Kharafi and Nora Al-Qu’ood Saturday won top positions in Doha International Equestrian hurdle jumping competition. Al-Kharafi won the first place in the 120-cm hurdle category after jumping over all hurdles in 51.64 seconds. Qatari Saeed Al-Qadhi followed with 54.73 seconds and his compatriot Salem …

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KDD-KBL holds 2015 Prize distribution ceremony – Super Smashers crowned League Champions

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: The KDD – Kuwait Badminton League 2015 prize distribution ceremony was held at Ramada Hotel on the Dec 12, 2015. KDD – KBL is the premier and only professional badminton league in Kuwait. Indian Badminton Association Kuwait in association with Kuwait Badminton federation had conceived the …

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Stoke heap more misery on United – LVG on brink

STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom, Dec 26, (AFP): Louis van Gaal’s position as Manchester United manager is in serious jeopardy after his side’s wretched form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Stoke City on Saturday. Pre-match media reports suggested Van Gaal was one defeat away from the sack and the 64-year-old Dutchman …

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