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Korean WC qualifier vs Kuwait in ‘limbo’ – Scandal inquiry to cost 3.5m euros

SEOUL, March 7, (Agencies): South Korea may not play their last match of the second Asian qualifying round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup this month following their opponents’ international suspension, the local football governing body said Monday. The Korean Football Association (KFA) said that FIFA, the world’s top football …

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Kuwait Extreme Power Boat Run 2016 looms

KUWAIT CITY, March 7: The organizing committee of Kuwait Extreme Power Boat Run 2016 concluded the final preparations for this global event, which is scheduled to start next Friday, the committee has established a work plan to ensure the full perfection of the event, for the best reputation of Kuwait, …

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India fire WC warning with Asian title – Dhawan, Kohli help Men in Blue crush B’desh in final

DHAKA, March 6, (AFP): Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan scored a swashbuckling fifty to help his side crush Bangladesh by eight wickets and clinch the Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket title on Sunday. Dhawan, who made just 19 in his previous three innings, smashed 60 off 44 balls guiding India to 122-2 …

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Man U lose, Benteke saves Liverpool – Mata sees red

LONDON, March 6, (AFP): Juan Mata was sent off as Manchester United’s hopes of Champions League qualification were dealt a serious setback in a 1-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. The Spaniard received two quick-fire bookings mid-way through the first half, for blocking a free-kick and then taking …

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Record breaking Aussies win last ball in T20 thriller – Australia’s five wickets victory level 3-match series to set up decider

JOHANNESBURG, March 6, (AFP): A record partnership between David Warner and Glenn Maxwell spurred Australia to a last-ball victory in the second one-day international against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Australia’s win by five wickets levelled the three-match series to set up a decider in Cape Town …

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Kuwait remain top in Amir Shooting Grand Prix – Kazakhstan come second; Lebanon, New Zealand tied for third

KUWAIT CITY, March 6: Kuwait continues its winning streak in His Highness the Amir Fifth Annual International Shooting Grand Prix through Eman Al-Shamma who won the bronze for Skeet Women beating Afrah Mohammed 16-13; while Olga Panarina of Kazakhstan won the gold medal after defeating New Zealand’s Chloe Jane Holden …

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Spurs denied as Sanchez rescues Arsenal – Foxes extend lead

LONDON, March 5, (Agencies): Riyad Mahrez scored a sublime goal to earn Leicester City a 1-0 win at Watford on Saturday that took them five points clear at the top of the Premier League. Leicester dominated the first half but could not break down a disciplined Watford defence until the …

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Kuwait continue to dominate Amir’s International Shooting GP – Al-Faihan, Al-Rashidi claim gold & bronze

KUWAIT CITY, March 5:  Kuwait continues to dominate His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Fifth International Shooting Grand Prix (Shotgun), as it won gold and bronze medals on the second day. The gold medal came through a strong win by AbdulRahman Al-Faihan in the Trap Men Category (125 targets), followed …

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Bayern, Dortmund draw top of the table clash – Wolves warm-up for Gent with Gladbach win

DORTMUND, Germany, March 5, (Agencies): Bayern Munich protected their five-point lead at the top of the table on Saturday, drawing 0-0 at second-placed Borussia Dortmund to stay on track for a record fourth consecutive Bundesliga title. The game, broadcast to 208 countries, lived up to its big billing with a …

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Kuwaiti star Ashkanani tops Bahrain podium; Schmidt 2nd – Qatar’s Charlie Frijns in third

KUWAIT CITY, March 5: Kuwait’s Al Nabooda Racing driver Zaid Ashkanani enjoyed the top step on the podium at the Bahrain International Circuit in the opening race of the final round of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East Season 7. The complete podium saw Ashkanani win for the first …

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