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Morocco, Guinea win in WCup qualifying, Uganda upset Togo – Congo’s Mubele scores twice to steal a 3-2 win over Burundi

AGADIR, Morocco, Nov 13, (AP): Guinea and Congo all won their first-leg games in World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while there were upsets as Uganda won in Togo and Benin beat Burkina Faso. Africa’s biggest teams are entering the competition in the second round, where 40 teams are vying for …

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Ton-up Hales leads Poms to 95-run victory over Pakistan – England level four-match series to 1-1

ABU DHABI, Nov 13, (AFP): Alex Hales smashed a maiden hundred and Chris Woakes ended his wicket drought with four victims as England beat Pakistan by 95 runs to win the second one-day international on Friday. Hales’s 109 was the cornerstone of England’s challenging 283-5 before Woakes — wicketless in …

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South Korea hold off China, India to maintain top spot – India’s Kusale shoots way to gold

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: South Korea continued to retain first place in the medals’ table despite facing strong competition from other East Asian countries particularly China and India on the eighth day of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship which is currently being held inside Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex …

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Hafeez hundred helps Pakistan thump Poms – Pak beat England by 6 wickets

ABU DHABI, Nov 11, (AFP): Mohammad Hafeez hit a sparkling century to help Pakistan beat England by six wickets in the first day-night international at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, taking a 1-0 lead in the four-match series. The 35-year-old finished with an unbeaten 130-ball 102 to steer Pakistan to the …

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Neymar back for Brazil against injury-hit Argentina – Top-of the-table meeting as Ecuador, Uruguay clash

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 11, (AFP): Brazil superstar Neymar returns from suspension to face an injury-hit Argentina on Thursday as South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup resumes with a showdown between the bitter continental rivals. Neymar was forced to sit out Brazil’s opening two qualifiers last month — a …

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Suspended FIFA chief Blatter in hospital

GENEVA, Nov 11, (AFP): Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been hospitalised after being placed under medical observation for stress, but he is expecting to leave the facility early next week, his spokesman said Wednesday. “He is now, at this moment, in hospital,” Blatter’s spokesman Klaus Stoehlker told AFP by …

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Nissan announces world premiere launch of ‘Patrol Desert’ – Japanese auto maker affirms commitment to deliver tailored models

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: As the motoring industry descends for the 13th Dubai International Motor Show, Nissan has announced the world premiere launch of its Nissan Patrol Desert Edition, which was developed in partnership with UAE Rally Champion, Dr Mohammed Ben Sulayem, FIA Vice-President and President of the Automobile and …

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Ashkanani sets double Porsche title – Kuwaiti star aims success with Al-Nabooda Racing

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: Zaid Ashkanani believes that his new partnership with Jeffrey Schmidt for Al Nabooda Racing can give his career a big boost and guide Al Nabooda Racing to a double title triumph in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East. Kuwaiti Ashkanani, who won the Porsche GT3 …

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Zain Group leadership hosts Storehouse co-founders – Al-Kharafi welcomes social media pioneers Kawano and Donnelly

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Zain Group announced that it welcomed Mark Kawano and Timothy Donnelly, co-founders of popular social media app Storehouse, the mobile app that turns a collection of photos and videos into a shareable story, at the company’s main headquarters in Shuwaikh. Group Vice-Chairman Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi and …

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China reclaim lead from rivals India – Asian championship witnessing unprecedented success: Al Qsaimi

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: On the sixth day of 13th Asian Shooting Championship, which is currently being held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex in Kuwait, China topped the medals’ list after competing strongly against India and South Korea and defeating them in various contests. The Lebanese shooter, who …

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