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England want clarity on Stokes situation: Strauss – Anderson open to vice-captaincy

LONDON, Nov 6, (Agencies): The uncertainty surrounding the fate of suspended all-rounder Ben Stokes is hampering England’s preparations for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia, former skipper Andrew Strauss has said. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended vice-captain Stokes pending an investigation into an incident outside a Bristol …

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Sri Lanka drop Mendis, Silva for India Tests – Windies call up Ambris for New Zealand tour

COLOMBO, Nov 6, (Agencies): Sri Lanka have dropped batsmen Kusal Mendis and Kaushal Silva from the squad for the three-test series in India, starting next week, while fit-again all-rounder Angelo Mathews has returned from injury. Seamer Nuwan Pradeep was also omitted from the side that beat Pakistan 2-0 in the …

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Chelsea derail Man United title bid – Everton snatch win

LONDON, Nov 5, (Agencies): Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata condemned Jose Mourinho to another damaging defeat against his former club as the champions clinched a crucial 1-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday. Morata rewarded an enterprising display from Antonio Conte’s side when the Spain striker headed home early in the …

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Kuwait team ‘win’ Bangkok Int’l Ice Hockey competition

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Head of the Kuwaiti delegation to Bangkok International Ice Hockey Competition Fhaid Al-Ajmi said that the victory of the Kuwait National Men’s Team, which won first place, is a very important achievement for Kuwait Winter Games Club. Al-Ajmi, who also serves as chairperson of the club, …

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Police games opportunity for athletes to converge amicably – USIP chief

President of the World Police Sport Union (USIP) Lt-Gen Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Sabah said Saturday the 2nd USIP World Police Games provides amicable atmospheres for athletes from around the globe to meet and cooperate. The championship will help the police institutions to share experience and promote the physical fitness of …

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Kuwait Kart Champ’ship concludes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Kuwaiti Kart Championship organized by Kuwait Motor and Motorbike Sports Club at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Track ended on Friday amidst fanfare and fierce competition. Mohammad Sa’adllah won the first place in the youth category in second place was Mohammad Mustapha and Mahmoud Majdawalli in third. …

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Munro ton fires Black Caps to series-levelling win – New Zealand beat India by 40 runs in 2nd T20

RAJKOT, India, Nov 4, (AFP): Opener Colin Munro hit a blistering century to help New Zealand down India by 40 runs in the second T20 international and level the series at 1-1 on Saturday. Munro smashed an unbeaten 58-ball 109 to propel the Kiwis to 196-2 and in reply, the …

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Kuwait men ice hockey team into Bangkok int’l tourney final game

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4, (KUNA): Kuwait Men Ice Hockey team qualified for the final game of the Bangkok Land of Smiles 2017 tournament, after beating Bangkok Flying Farangs 3-2 on Friday. Ahmad Al-Omran, Treasurer of Kuwait’s Winter Games Club, told KUNA in a phone call from Thailand that the players …

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Newly-elected Kuwait chief to push FIFA over ban

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (AFP): Kuwaiti clubs on Tuesday elected the head of a new football federation that hopes to win recognition from FIFA and end a ban from international tournaments over alleged government interference. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yusef Al-Sabah said his first priority would be to persuade the sport’s world …

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Sharma, Dhawan gift India first T20 win against Kiwis – Hosts beat New Zealand by 53 runs

NEW DELHI, Nov 1, (AFP): A record opening partnership between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan powered India to a 53-run win over New Zealand in the first Twenty20 international in New Delhi on Wednesday. The pair put on 158 runs — India’s best for any wicket — to take the …

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