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Shakib inspires Bangladesh to crushing win – B’desh thrash Zimbabwe by 91 runs

DHAKA, Jan 23, (AFP): Star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan smashed a half-century and claimed three wickets as Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 91 runs in a Tri-Nation One-Day International tournament in Dhaka on Tuesday. Chasing 217 for victory, Zimbabwe were bundled out for 125 off 36.3 overs after Shakib took 3-34 …

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VIVA powers GCC Cup 2017 stadiums with WiFi connection – Huawei’s innovative SDB solution aims to supply best broadband user experience

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced upgrading its last mile network with the latest Huawei’s Super Dual Band, SDB “E-Band’’ technology to test and support WIFI experience in Kuwait. The project aimed to supply the best broadband user experience during the GCC Cup …

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Russians challenge doping ban at sports court – Former head of RUSADA Rodchenkov scheduled to testify

GENEVA, Jan 22, (AFP): Dozens of Russian athletes banned by the International Olympic Committee for life over doping began an appeal against their suspension on Monday at the world’s top sports court. The week-long hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) includes appeals from 39 Russians who competed …

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England tame Aussies to clinch ODI ‘series’ – Buttler hits scintillating ton

SYDNEY, Jan 21, (AFP): A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a One-Day International series victory against Australia in Sydney on Sunday. The hosts, set 303 to win by England after winning the toss and choosing to bowl, were always struggling in their chase and …

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Chelsea return to winning ways – Hazard stars as Blues move into 3rd

BRIGHTON, United Kingdom, Jan 20, (AFP): A sublime performance from Eden Hazard solved Chelsea’s recent scoring problems in their first victory this year conjuring two goals in a 4-0 win away to Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday. Two goals in the opening six minutes at the Amex Stadium — …

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Oly gymnastics star Raisman demands probe of Nassar abuse – Wieber adds her name to victim list

CHICAGO, Jan 20, (AFP): Gymnastics star Aly Raisman on Friday faced down disgraced national team doctor Larry Nassar in court, calling him “sick” and demanding an independent probe to find out how he was apparently able to abuse young girls for years with impunity. Raisman’s statement came on day four …

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AAW announces The North Face Challenge 2018 registration open

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co (AAW) and The North Face, one of the world’s largest outdoor apparel and gear retailers, today announced opening registration for the sixth edition of The North Face Challenge. People interested in participating can register by visiting www.events.pro-vision.com. The Challenge is …

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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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