Saturday , November 25 2017

Sports

Kuwaiti shooters clinch gold, silver medals in Asian tourney

Two Kuwaiti shooters bagged gold and silver medals, respectively, in the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan, amid a heavy Kuwaiti presence. Abdulrahman Al-Faihan won a gold medal while the silver went to his compatriot Talal Al-Tarki, Duaij Al-Otaibi, the head of the Kuwaiti delegation told KUNA via telephone. …

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Pakistan says India tournament must be moved to neutral venue – Sreesanth believes in WCup miracle after life ban lifted

KARACHI, Aug 8, (AFP): Pakistani cricket authorities Tuesday called for an upcoming tournament in India to be moved to a neutral venue, citing security fears in the South Asian country. India is due to host the Under-19 Asia Cup in November but the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said it would …

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Ali bows England to SA series win – Poms end home drought vs Proteas

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 7, (AFP): Moeen Ali finished a brilliant campaign with a five-wicket haul as England beat South Africa by 177 runs in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Monday to seal a 3-1 series win. Victory, achieved with more than a day to spare, also saw …

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Real ready to go without Ronaldo against Man Utd – Mourinho plays down reunion

SKOPJE, Aug 7, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo has finally returned to training with Real Madrid but the defending European champions are set to be without the Portuguese superstar in Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United in Skopje. Ronaldo’s summer has been overshadowed by accusations of tax evasion in Spain, …

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VIVA Real Madrid Soccer Academy training camp concludes

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced the conclusion of VIVA Real Madrid Soccer Academy’s training camp 2017, in Madrid. The training program included several workshops and activities educating the players on the best maneuvers, attacks, different scenarios and conditioned games. The program also focused on different technical …

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Dutch win women’s Euro for 1st time – Miedema shines

ENSCHEDE, Netherlands, Aug 6, (AFP): A brace from Vivianne Miedema led hosts Netherlands to a 4-2 win over Denmark and their first women’s Euro title in Enschede on Sunday. Miedema pulled the hosts level at 1-1 on ten minutes and added her second goal two minutes from the end to …

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Gatlin ‘stuns’ Bolt, Bahrain’s Rose wins women’s marathon – Kirui rules men’s marathon, Ayana destroys field for 10,000m title

LONDON, Aug 6, (Agencies): Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third and sparking a chorus of boos from a London crowd unhappy with his doping past. What was meant to be a …

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Jadeja ‘bowls’ India to series-clinching victory – Tourists beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs

COLOMBO, Aug 6, (RTRS): Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja broke the back of Sri Lanka’s resistance after lunch to secure India’s series-clinching victory by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test on Sunday. The all-rounder claimed his ninth five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka, forced to follow on after being …

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Farah wins 10th successive global title – Big guns cruise

LONDON, Aug 5, (AFP): British athletics legend Mo Farah won his 10th successive global title winning the 10,000 metres world crown at the London Stadium where he won Olympic gold in 2012. The 34-year-old, who will bid to add a third successive world double in the 5000m later in the …

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Crusaders ‘march’ to 8th Super Rugby title – Lions suffer 2nd straight final loss

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 5, (AFP): Canterbury Crusaders survived a rally by 14-man Golden Lions to triumph 25-17 in Johannesburg Saturday and win a record-extending eighth Super Rugby title. The match at Ellis Park stadium took a decisive turn just before half-time when Lions flanker Kwagga Smith was red-carded for tackling airborne …

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