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Sheikh Salman hails six Kuwaiti shooters’ achievements

Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem considered the qualification of six Kuwaiti shooters as a sign of consecutive achievements of Kuwait Shooting Sport Club (KSSC) in different sports competitions. In a press statement at the conclusion of the late Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Hamoud …

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Martial, United make Leicester wait – Hair-raising moment for reporter as Van Gaal makes point

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 1, (AFP): Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City must wait to complete their fairytale Premier League title quest after being held to a 1-1 draw by Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Foxes needed three points to win the league for the first time, but with …

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Legendary Indian footballer visits Kuwait – Goans, Keralites always been dynamic footballers: Arnold

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Ask football fans to name the best ever Indian midfielder, and chances are they will come up with the name Arnold Rodrigues, even if they are too young to have ever seen him play. The name speaks volumes about the legend. Many considered Arnold one of …

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Juve celebrate title in Turin – Milan hit back, Balotelli misses penalty

MILAN, May 1, (Agencies): Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri kept his cool as the Italian giants celebrated their fifth consecutive title in Turin with a convincing 2-0 win over Carpi to leave them teetering on the edge of relegation. Brazilian midfielder Hernanes hit his maiden goal for Juve to give the …

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Al-Qadsiya crowned league champs

Al-Qadsiya were crowned league champions for the 17th time despite losing 2-0 against Jahra Football Club. The ceremony witnessed the crowning of the top three teams and prizes were distributed by former Head of Kuwait Football Association Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yusuf Al-Sabah.  The top local scorer of the league was Al-Qadsiya’s Bader …

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Kuwait govt takes on FIFA with legal action over suspension

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: The government of Kuwait has started taking legal action against FIFA and other international federations that banned the country from participating in international sports competitions. A report published recently on the website of Inside Word Football said that FIFA and several other global sports bodies decided …

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E1 Sherbini world champ after stunning comeback – Egyptian vaults Massaro into number one ranking

KUALA LUMPUR, April 30, (AFP): Nour El Sherbini stormed back from a two-game deficit to defeat top seed Laura Massaro and become the youngest-ever women’s squash world champion on Saturday. The 20-year-old Egyptian’s victory at the PSA World Women’s Championship in Malaysia also vaults her past Massaro into the sport’s …

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Arsenal strengthen bid for CL – Fans stage protests

LONDON, April 30, (AFP): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger faced supporter protests before Danny Welbeck’s goal secured a 1-0 home victory over Norwich City on Saturday that moved his side up to third place. Welbeck scored three minutes after appearing as a 56th-minute substitute to move Arsenal eight points clear of …

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Barca await Real, Atletico Europe hangover – Ronaldo to miss third straight game

MADRID, April 29, (AFP): Barcelona hold the slightest of advantages in a thrilling three-way La Liga title race with just three games remaining ahead of their trip to Real Betis on Saturday. The Catalans lead Atletico Madrid solely thanks to their better head-to-head record with Real Madrid just a point …

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Laura and Nour set up rematch – Not even close to retiring: David

KUALA LUMPUR, April 29, (AFP): England’s Laura Massaro and Nour El Sherbini of Egypt on Friday set up a clash for the world squash championship, in a rematch of the 2013 edition won by the British world number one. The pair will meet Saturday after Massaro prevailed in a tightly …

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