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Saturday , November 17 2018


Barca vow to hit back vs Atletico – Cards stacked against Benfica for Bayern trip

BARCELONA, April 4, (RTRS): Barcelona’s 39-match unbeaten run may have ended with Saturday’s home defeat by Real Madrid but the European champions are adamant it was a temporary blip on their road to more glory. Atletico Madrid will have taken real heart from their neighbours’ 2-1 victory at the Nou …

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Al-Arabi, Kuwait in showdown for Amir Cup – HH Amir patronizes final

KUWAIT CITY, April 4, (KUNA): Al-Arabi and Kuwait clash in the final match of His Highness the Amir’s 54th Cup at the International Jaber Al-Ahmad Stadium on Tuesday. Al-Arabi  are looking to win the title for the 16th time to be on par with their traditional rivals, Al-Qadsia. Prior to the final, …

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Captain Morgan sends Leicester 7 points clear – Utd pip Everton

LEICESTER, United Kingdom, April 3, (AFP): Leicester City captain Wes Morgan scored his first goal in almost a year as the Premier League title-chasers edged Southampton 1-0 on Sunday to establish a potentially decisive seven-point lead. Tottenham Hotspur’s 1-1 draw at Liverpool on Saturday had given Claudio Ranieri’s men an …

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West Indies clinch World T20 title – Sensational Brathwaite hits 4 consecutive sixes as WI stun England

KOLKATA, April 3, (AFP): Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes in the last over as the West Indies stunned England to lift the World Twenty20 title in Kolkata on Sunday. The Windies went into the last over needing 19 to win and with expert death bowler Ben Stokes handed the ball, …

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Windies win 1st women’s World T20 title – Australia women stunned

KOLKATA, April 3, (AFP): Powerful half-centuries from Hayley Matthews and skipper Stafanie Taylor fired the West Indies to their maiden women’s World Twenty20 crown in a thrilling last-over win against Australia in Sunday’s final in Kolkata. Chasing a competitive 149 for a win against the three-time champions, West Indies rode …

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Continue supporting ‘Yellow Team’, says Sheikh Khalid

KUWAIT CITY, April 3:  Board Chairperson of Al-Qadsiya Football Club Sheikh Khalid Al-Fahad Al-Sabah urged fans of the ‘Yellow Team’ to continue supporting  the club as it needs unflinching support to win the remaining three matches to enable them to realize the dream of beating the FIFA record for the …

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Tottenham slip-up at Liverpool – Arsenal turn tables on Watford, keep pressure on Leicester

LIVERPOOL, April 2, (AFP): Harry Kane’s 22nd goal of the Premier League season rescued a point for title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur in a 1-1 draw away to Liverpool on Saturday. But the result left shock leaders Leicester City four points clear at the top — and the Foxes will stretch their advantage …

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FBC concludes 67th Badminton Tourney – 68th regular tournament kicks off

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC)  held the finals of the 67th Badminton Tournament  on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with veteran and amateur badminton players participating in the event. Players smashed and swooshed their rackets to crush their opponents and …

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Holiday Inn Salmiya clinch FBL 4th conference inter-hotel trophy – Crowne Plaza settle for 1st runner-up

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: At the FBL basketball inter-hotel championships finals in Hawally Qadsia gym, Holiday Inn Salmiya scored the final point in the final second, 42-41 to walk away with the 4th conference inter-hotel trophy, denying Crowne Plaza (Holiday Inn Al Thuraya), the previous two winners of the trophy, …

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Pato breaks duck, Chelsea pile more ‘misery’ on Villa – Blues keep alive faint hopes of Europa qualification

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom, April 2, (AFP): Alexandre Pato scored on his long-awaited Chelsea debut as Guus Hiddink’s experimental line-up piled more misery on Premier League bottom club Aston Villa with a 4-0 victory on Saturday. Interim manager Hiddink was without Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Willian, Gary Cahill and John Terry, but …

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