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Kuwait top Seventh Shooting GPrix – Oman settle for second spot as Tunisia take third place

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: The Seventh HH the Amir of Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix concluded Thursday at Mayadeen Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex with the participation of 350 shooters from 39 Arab and foreign countries. Kuwait’s shooting team bagged a total of 10 medals — seven gold, two silver …

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Kohli crowned ICC Cricketer of the Year – Smith claims Test Cricketer award

MUMBAI, Jan 18, (RTRS): India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer on Thursday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year, a day after suffering his first Test series defeat as skipper in South Africa. The 29-year-old was rewarded for his prolific run in the qualification period …

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Kuwaiti skiers to participate in UAE Jet Ski Championship

ABU DHABI, Jan 18, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Jet Ski team will participate tomorrow in the first round of the UAE Jet Ski Tournament in Abu Dhabi. In a statement to KUNA, team member Rashid Al-Dawwas said that he hoped the team would achieve leading positions and raise Kuwait’s flag at this …

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Kuwaitis dominate Shooting Grand Prix – Gold for Al-Nemshan, Al-Shamma’ and Al-Rashid

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: The number of gold medals for Kuwait National Shooting Team increased to six after Hamad Al-Nemshan, Eman Al-Shamma’ and Abdullah Al-Turaqi Al-Rashid won in their respective categories in the Seventh HH the Amir of Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix at Mayadeen Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. …

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Tunisia’s Sherney wins gold in Shooting GPrix – Bulgarian Grozdeva claims silver as Bahrain’s Ali takes bronze

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16: Tunisian shooter Oulfa Sherney bagged a gold medal in the women’s 10-meter air pistol in the Seventh HH the Amir of Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix at Mayadeen Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Sherney clinched the first position with 238 points, whereas the silver medal went …

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Kuwaitis can now ‘enjoy’ skydiving sports at home – Dream comes true

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 16, (KUNA): Kuwaiti fans of free skydiving who experienced the sport elsewhere in the world, can now enjoy it at home. The dream has finally come true with the opening of the Kuwait Skydive and Fly center in Al-Khiran, the first specialized one in the country. Stepping …

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Kuwait bag four medals in 7th Shooting Grand Prix

Al-Mudhif, Al-Hawwal, Arzouqi win gold, Sarah Al-Hawwal claims silver KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Kuwait Shooting Team bagged four medals on the second day of the Seventh HH the Amir of Kuwait Shooting Grand Prix at Mayadeen Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Khaled Al-Mudhif, Shahad Al- Hawwal and Maryam Arzouqi …

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Al-Jahra win Kuwait Basketball Federation Shield

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Al-Jahra won the Kuwaiti Basketball Federation Shield with 92-78 victory over Al-Qadsiya while Al-Kuwait claimed third position by beating Al- Nasr 79-41. Board Chairman of Kuwait Basketball Federation Dhari Al-Barjes, his deputy Sheikh Ali Al-Khalifa, and Chairman of Al-Jahra Sporting Club Deham Al-Shammari handed over the …

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Oman’s Boulishi clinches 1st gold in 10 meters air-rifle finals

Saudi’s Ammari wins silver as Bahrain’s Hajji claims bronze KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14: On behalf of HH the Amir of Kuwait, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudan officially opened the 7th Shooting Grand Prix of HH the Amir at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Some …

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Roy record inspires England

Poms down Australia by 5 wkts in ODI opener MELBOURNE, Jan 14, (AFP): Opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday. After their wretched Ashes campaign, in which they …

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