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Mahra win the Polo Masters Cup

Mahra is the first champion of the Polo Masters Cup after defeating Edrees by 7 goals to 3 in the final held this afternoon at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club. Patron Rashid Al Habtoor team won the first edition of this tournament, up to 14 goals handicap and …

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Ex-world No 1 Ivanovic downs Australian Gavrilova in Dubai – Flu forces Serena out of Qatar Open

DUBAI, Feb 16, (Agencies): Ana Ivanovic followed up last week’s semi-final in Russia with a dynamic start at the Dubai Tennis Championships as the former world number one crushed Australian Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-0. The first-round rout for the Serb required just 53 minutes as she showed no mercy to …

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Dunn scores 5, US women hammer Puerto Rico 10-0 – Special moment

FRISCO, Texas, Feb 16, (AP): The US women’s soccer team’s younger reserves not only didn’t disappoint in their Group A finale in CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics, they delivered a record performance. Crystal Dunn, one of only three regulars to start, tied a national team record with five goals …

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BAS hosts Women’s Volleyball Tournament

The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic organized the first International Women’s Volleyball Tournament in Kuwait, the OLYMPIA Cup, on Feb 12 at the BSK Campus in Salwa. 10 teams of ladies representing the countries of Australia, France, Great Britain, Kuwait, Palestine, Philippines, Romania, …

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FSIS win ISACK U-19 volleyball champ’ship – White Tigers blank KES 2-0

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Fawzia Sultan International School (FSIS) Friday made its first championship win in the ISCAK under 19 volleyball game. The FSIS White Tigers played against a strong squad from Kuwait English School, in a strongly contested match, winning the game for 2-0. The finals match was …

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MS Dhoni backs Pietersen for IPL – ‘No problems’

NEW DELHI, Feb 15, (AFP): Indian skipper MS Dhoni on Monday backed big-hitting batsman Kevin Pietersen for the upcoming Indian Premier League, saying he expects no discipline problems from the controversial ex-England captain. New franchise the Rising Pune Supergiants bought Pietersen for $514,500 at a player auction for the next …

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FIFA to weigh Kuwait, Indonesia voting bans before election

ZURICH, Feb 15, (AP): Suspended FIFA member federations Kuwait and Indonesia will have their voting rights assessed next week, two days before the FIFA presidential election. FIFA says the subject “Associations not entitled to vote” is on the agenda for an executive committee meeting on Feb 24. It was unclear …

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Welbeck breaks Leicester ‘hearts’ – Spurs beat City to keep title hopes bubbling

LONDON, Feb 14, (Agencies): Substitute Danny Welbeck scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner as Arsenal resurrected their Premier League title challenge with a heart-stopping 2-1 Valentine’s Day victory over leaders Leicester City on Sunday. Down to 10 men following Danny Simpson’s 54th-minute dismissal, Leicester were clinging on at a tension-bound Emirates …

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Ashwin spins India to series win against Lanka – Men in Blue give themselves boost before T20 WCup

VISAKHAPATNAM, Feb 14, (Agencies): India gave themselves a boost before next month’s Twenty20 World Cup at home as Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed four wickets in their series-clinching nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Twenty20 international on Sunday. The off-spinner claimed three wickets in his first seven deliveries …

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Kuwait win two trophies in 4th leg of UAE jet ski championship

DUBAI, Feb 14, (KUNA): Kuwait Speed Racing (KSR) team won two trophies in the 4th leg of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2016 championship, which came to an end on Saturday evening. Kuwait racer Ahmad Al-Dawwas, speaking to KUNA after the conclusion of the 4th leg, said he was satisfied for …

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