Tuesday , October 16 2018


‘WC stadiums were not our problem’

DOHA, April 20, (AFP): FIFA ignored any problems to do with World Cup stadium construction, including human rights, up to and including Brazil in 2014, a senior official admitted on Wednesday. Federico Addiechi said football’s governing body did not view anything concerned with the building of venues for football’s biggest …

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Al-Nasr Team win 2nd consecutive match

Competitions of the Third Local Disabled Games Tournament continued inside the pitches and sports halls of the Sports Club for the Disabled on Tuesday with scintillating performances from male and female competitors in shooting, football for the blind, and other field and track events. According to a press release, Al-Nasr …

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ABK sponsors bowling tournament for special students

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) announced its sponsorship of a bowling tournament event for students with special needs. The event, organized by and hosted at the Capital Boys Bowling Center in Daiya on 10 April, 2016, saw the participation of over 30 students from various schools. The event was …

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Barcelona suffer another setback – Catalans can win final five despite dramatic slump: coach

BARCELONA, April 18, (Agencies): Barcelona’s stuttering title bid suffered another setback when they lost 2-1 at home to Valencia as they registered a third straight La Liga defeat for the first time since 2003. Luis Enrique’s shell-shocked side are level on 76 points with Atletico Madrid, who knocked the holders …

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Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston Marathon – Hayle, Baysa lead way

BOSTON, April 18, (AP): Ethiopians nearly swept the Kenyans off the podium at the Boston Marathon on Monday, winning both the men’s and women’s races for the first time in history and taking five of the six spots on the victory stand. Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men’s race in …

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World Ju-Jitsu Corporation Kuwait holds Ju-Jitsu classes – Martial Arts fanatics get taste of the latest sport craze

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: Martial Arts fanatics in Kuwait are up on their toes these days as they get a taste of the latest sport craze — Ju-Jitsu. Ju-Jitsu is a Japanese martial art and a method of close combat for defeating an armed and armored opponent in which one …

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Karmakar ends India long wait for Olympics spot – Romania fail to make team cut

MUMBAI, April 18, (RTRS): Dipa Karmakar will become the first Indian woman to compete in an Olympic gymnastics competition after she secured her place for this summer’s Rio Games in a test event at the weekend. Despite the sport receiving little funding in India, Commonwealth and Asian Games medallist Karmakar …

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Pogba inspires blitz, Juve sight 5th crown – Pogba inspires blitz, Juve sight 5th crown

MILAN, April 17, (AFP): Paul Pogba inspired a second-half blitz as Serie A champions Juventus put one hand on a record-equalling fifth title with a 4-0 win over Palermo on Sunday. Juventus last achieved the feat of five straight league titles in 1935, but the Turin giants were given a …

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History repeats: US women’s soccer team still in wage fight – Same debate over equal pay and treatment

NEW YORK, April 17, (AP): Trailblazers for the US women’s national team can’t believe their successors are still having the same debate over equal pay and treatment. Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy, US national team players on the 1991 and 1999 World Cup-winning teams, were among the women who drew …

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Rafa clinches 9th Monte Carlo title – Monfils fails to cause big upset

MONACO, April 17, (AP): Rafael Nadal overcame a sloppy performance on his serve to beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 on Sunday and win the Monte Carlo Masters for the ninth time. This was the Spaniard’s first tournament win in Monte Carlo since winning the last of his eight …

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