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Kuwait’s Jet Ski team win 4 medals at Euro champ’ships

BRUSSELS, July 9, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti national Jet Ski team won one gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the Euro Jet-tribe Jetski Championship held in Belgium from July 4-8. Kuwait’s Ambassador to Belgium, the EU, NATO and Luxembourg, Jasem Al-Budaiwi, Monday welcomed the team to the Kuwait embassy …

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Zaman leads Pakistan to T20 Tri-Series win over Australia

Pak beat Aussies by 6 wkts HARARE, July 8, (AFP): Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Fakhar Zaman was in the “best form of his life” after the opener cracked a career-best 91 to help set up Pakistan’s six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Twenty20 Tri-Series at Harare …

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Belgium, France clash in mouth-watering semis

Les Bleus slight favourites ST PETERSBURG, July 8, (RTRS): Roberto Martinez’s swashbuckling Belgium side head into Tuesday’s semifinal with familiar foes France as the World Cup’s leading scorers, but their old rivals have evolved as the tournament has progressed and will also be full of confidence. Belgium have scored 14 …

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Sharma hits 100 as India edge England in T20 finale

Tourists beat hosts by seven wickets BRISTOL, United Kingdom, July 8, (AFP): Rohit Sharma backed up the heroics of pace bowler Hardik Pandya by hitting 100 not out as India clinched the T20 international series at Bristol. Sharma became only the second Indian to pass 2,000 runs in this format …

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England sink Sweden, clinch semis berth

‘Great achievement’ SAMARA, Russia, July 7, (AFP): Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored as England comfortably defeated Sweden 2-0 in Samara on Saturday to reach the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990. Leicester defender Maguire headed in the opening goal from a corner on 30 minutes, with …

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England sink Sweden, clinch semis berth

‘Great achievement’ SAMARA, Russia, July 7, (AFP): Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored as England comfortably defeated Sweden 2-0 in Samara on Saturday to reach the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1990. Leicester defender Maguire headed in the opening goal from a corner on 30 minutes, with …

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‘Bitter’ Brazil boss keeps quiet on future

Neymar fails to sparkle as Brazil crash out KAZAN ARENA, Russia, July 7, (AFP): Brazil coach Tite left questions hanging over his future but refused to point the finger as the five-time champions crashed out of the World Cup after a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Belgium. Four years after the …

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‘Bitter’ Brazil boss keeps quiet on future

Neymar fails to sparkle as Brazil crash out KAZAN ARENA, Russia, July 7, (AFP): Brazil coach Tite left questions hanging over his future but refused to point the finger as the five-time champions crashed out of the World Cup after a 2-1 quarter-final defeat to Belgium. Four years after the …

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Hales keeps nerve as England square T20 series with India

Hosts restrict tourists to 148-5 in 2nd Twenty20 CARDIFF, UK, July 7, (AFP): Alex Hales kept his nerve with 58 not out to see England home and square the international T20 series against India 1-1 with one to play in Cardiff on Friday. Set 149 to win off their 20 …

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Big guns primed for quarter-final battles

Uruguay’s Cavani unlikely to face France MOSCOW, July 4, (AFP): The World Cup hit the pause button on Wednesday as the eight remaining teams geared up for the quarter-finals after England became the final side to qualify following a penalty shootout win against Colombia. Neymar’s Brazil are the favourites to …

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