Thursday , December 13 2018

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Kuwait Kyokushin-Kan Karate team wins two gold medals in Lebanon competition

Kuwait performance lauded BEIRUT, Sept 9, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Kyokushin-Kan Karate team won two goal medals at the “Saida Fight Night 3: the Revenge” championship in Lebanon late Saturday. Speaking to KUNA, head of the Kuwaiti delegation Hassan Al-Kanderi said that Kuwaiti Karatekas Dhari Al-Enizi and Omar Saeed won their respective …

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Victor Badminton Academy holds 2nd coaching tournament

Mathan crowned champion in adult category Gautam grabs Advance 1 crown KUWAIT CITY, Sept 9: The Victor Badminton Academy held its second coaching tournament was held at the Al-Sahil Sports Club in Abu Halifa recently. Over 75 trainees participated in the tournament as part of the overall development of the …

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International Red Hockey Championship begins

KOC Greens dominate KIH KUWAIT CITY, Sept 8: Following a long summer’s break, the International Red Hockey Championship 2018 (IRHC 2018) took off to a brilliant start. The brief inauguration began with a minute’s silence and a tribute to Mrs L. Pereira, a strong supporter of Hockey who passed away …

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Uruguay, Argentina rack up big wins

Neymar, Firmino on target as Brazil cruise over US LOS ANGELES, Sept 8, (Agencies): A Luis Suarez brace, the second a cheeky ‘Panenka’ penalty, helped Uruguay ease to 4-1 win over Mexico, while Argentina rebounded from a poor World Cup to thump Guatemala 3-0 in a pair of big friendly …

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Knee ends Nadal Open defence, Nishikori runs out of gas vs Nole

Del Potro to meet Djokovic in US Open final NEW YORK, Sept 8, (AFP): Juan Martin del Potro set up a US Open final clash against Novak Djokovic on Friday after defending champion and world number one Rafael Nadal quit his last-four clash against the giant Argentine with a knee …

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Lloyd at the double, US dominate Chile

Americans go into qualifying confident and ready SAN JOSE, Calif, Sept 5, (AP): The Americans scored goals in so many ways over the past week. Now it’s time to do it on the big stage of World Cup qualifying. Carli Lloyd entered in the second half and immediately scored on …

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Nadal ‘bagelled’ but survives Thiem test

Del Potro ends American men’s champ hopes NEW YORK, Sept 5, (AFP): Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an epic US Open quarter-final confrontation to defeat battling ninth seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) and reach the semifinals for the seventh time. In a gripping 4-hour 49-minute …

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Nigeria coach Yusuf banned, fined over payment

ABUJA, Sept 5, (AFP): The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for 12 months and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents. The NFF ethics and fair play committee found Yusuf guilty of accepting $1,000 …

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‘Cech errors down to new Arsenal style’

Kabasele urges Watford to stay grounded after fast start LONDON, Sept 4, (RTRS): Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery wants his defense to play out from the back but the new approach does not suit goalkeeper Petr Cech, who seems uncomfortable with the ball at his feet, Watford goalie Ben Foster …

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Federer booted out by Millman

Nole, Nishikori through NEW YORK, Sept 4, (AFP): Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarter-final clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic. Millman’s 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) triumph scuppered a blockbuster last-four meeting between …

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