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Dhawan hauled for suspect action – Philander to miss two Tests

MUMBAI, Dec 9, (RTRS): India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who occasionally bowls off-spin, has been reported for a suspect action during the recent fourth Test against South Africa, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. India captain Virat Kohli called on Dhawan to bowl just three overs during South Africa’s …

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Sheikh Salman looks forward to grand festival – All-Stars Kuwait Team line-up announced

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9, (Agencies): The organizing committee for the opening ceremony of Sheikh Jaber International Stadium has announced the 16 names of players chosen by the public to be part of the All-Stars Kuwait Football Team that will play against the International Stars Team on Dec 18. Kuwait’s football …

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Chelsea fate hangs in the balance – Crunch time

LONDON, Dec 8, (AFP): Jose Mourinho faces a decisive moment in his fight to save his job as the beleaguered Chelsea manager bids to avoid a catastrophic exit from the Champions League against Porto on Wednesday. Mourinho is on the brink of being sacked by Blues owner Roman Abramovich after …

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AECK face KEA in final – TKM, TEC hope of a win spoiled

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: The first semifinal of the 18th Prof Ramachandran Memorial Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivadrum Alumni Association (CETAA) and sponsored by GATE Olayan Co, Khuff GT&C and Nouri Industrial Est saw AECK meeting TKM (both former champions). Opting to bat first, AECK got off …

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Al Nabooda Racing on record trail – Schmidt, Ashkanani take ME’s top race series by storm

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: Al Nabooda Racing are on course for a record-breaking season in the Porsche GT3 Challenge Middle East after making a scintillating start to the 2015-16 campaign. The new driver combination of Jeffrey Schmidt and Zaid Ashkanani have taken the Middle East’s top race series by storm …

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Abdulrahman to play in Kuwait all-star team

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Kuwait Champions Challenge today announced Omar Abdulrahman to play in the Kuwaiti All-Star team against the Football Champions Tour team on Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in the State of Kuwait. Omar Abdulrahman will join Aboutrika in the Kuwaiti all-star team. Ronaldinho, …

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India win big against South Africa – Ashwin, hosts complete 3-0 victory in 4-match series

NEW DELHI, Dec 7, (AP): Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin finished with 5-61 Monday as India scored a comprehensive 337-run win over South Africa in the fourth and final Test to complete a 3-0 victory. Ashwin’s haul included the prize wicket of a defiant A.B. de Villiers as South Africa was bowled …

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Timbers edge Columbus, win MLS crown – Valeri named MVP

WASHINGTON, Dec 7, (AFP): Portland’s Diego Valeri and Rodney Wallace scored in the first seven minutes and the Timbers defeated host Columbus 2-1 Sunday to win the Major League Soccer Cup playoff final. It was the first time the Timbers had lifted the champion’s trophy, denying Columbus a second MLS …

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Carragher, Pirlo, Lehmann join Champions Tour team – Kuwait to announce all-star team

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Kuwait Champions Challenge today announced Jamie Carragher, Andrea Pirlo and Jens Lehmann as part of the Football Champions Tour team to play against a Kuwaiti all-star team on Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in the State of Kuwait. Ronaldinho, Scholes, Pires, Puyol, …

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Blatter in FBI spotlight over $100m bribery case: report – Platini hopeful new document can clear his name at FIFA

LONDON, Dec 7, (AFP): US authorities are investigating evidence indicating FIFA’s suspended president Sepp Blatter knew about $100 million (92 million euros) in bribes paid to former members of the football body, a BBC report said Sunday. The BBC investigation alleges that sports marketing company ISL paid a total of …

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