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Al-Musallam wins Third Barrier Jumping Contest – Al-Othman takes 2nd place

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11:  Knight Abrar Al-Musallam with the horse Falaskio from Kuwait Equestrian Center won the Third Barrier Jumping Contest (115-125 cm) free of flaws, and Knight Latifa Al-Othman took second place. With four mistakes registered in his name, Knight Ahmad Al-Modhahaka came third in the same category, and …

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US Olympic boxers struggling with cuts

RENO, Nevada, Dec 11, (AP): Antonio Vargas never had a cut in his boxing life until blood trickled down his forehead Wednesday during his most important bout. The touted flyweight fought through the surprise and pain, but his Olympic dreams were imperiled when he lost a split decision at the …

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Blatter says $100 mn bribery case is ‘over’

TOKYO, Dec 11, (AFP): Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter insisted that a $100 million bribery case in which he is reportedly implicated “is over”, and pleaded ignorance over alleged corruption by top officials at the scandal-hit world body. Blatter, speaking to Japan’s Nikkei business daily, also protested that he should …

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‘Stadium festival funded, prearranged by HH Amir’ – KFA postpones 10th round of KPL

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11, (Agencies): Board member of Public Authority for Sports and member of the organizing committee for the opening ceremony of Sheikh Jaber International Stadium Khaled Al-Rowdhan disclosed that the festival scheduled to take place on Dec 18 was prearranged and funded by HH the Amir, noting the …

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Kuwait ban remains in force as ties with IOC deteriorate – Efforts to find a solution failed, says Hickey 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 9, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Olympic ban will remain in force with ties between the Middle Eastern nation and the International Olympic Committee deteriorating, the IOC said on Wednesday. Kuwait was banned in October for the second time in five years over government interference in the country’s Olympic committee …

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KeePer Tom’s Lexus RC F wins round 8 of AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series – Great victory for the team: Yoshitsugu

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: The No. 37 KeePer Tom’s Lexus RC F driven by Andrea Caldarelli and Ryo Hirakawa won the final round in the GT 500 class at the 2015 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series, which was held recently at the Twin Ring Motegi in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. In tricky …

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Dhawan hauled for suspect action – Philander to miss two Tests

MUMBAI, Dec 9, (RTRS): India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who occasionally bowls off-spin, has been reported for a suspect action during the recent fourth Test against South Africa, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. India captain Virat Kohli called on Dhawan to bowl just three overs during South Africa’s …

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Sheikh Salman looks forward to grand festival – All-Stars Kuwait Team line-up announced

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9, (Agencies): The organizing committee for the opening ceremony of Sheikh Jaber International Stadium has announced the 16 names of players chosen by the public to be part of the All-Stars Kuwait Football Team that will play against the International Stars Team on Dec 18. Kuwait’s football …

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Chelsea fate hangs in the balance – Crunch time

LONDON, Dec 8, (AFP): Jose Mourinho faces a decisive moment in his fight to save his job as the beleaguered Chelsea manager bids to avoid a catastrophic exit from the Champions League against Porto on Wednesday. Mourinho is on the brink of being sacked by Blues owner Roman Abramovich after …

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AECK face KEA in final – TKM, TEC hope of a win spoiled

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: The first semifinal of the 18th Prof Ramachandran Memorial Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivadrum Alumni Association (CETAA) and sponsored by GATE Olayan Co, Khuff GT&C and Nouri Industrial Est saw AECK meeting TKM (both former champions). Opting to bat first, AECK got off …

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