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Zain honors National Jet Ski team champions

Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, honored Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team champions, during a special honoring ceremony held in its main headquarters at Shuwaikh. The event came after the team achieved a number of titles during their participation in the recently concluded World Jet Ski Championship held in …

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MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience welcomes participants – Unique motorsports event offering motoring enthusiasts opportunity to experience thrill of professional car racing

DUBAI, Aug 28: Michelin, the world’s tyre technology leader, hosted a thrilling yet professional car racing experience for brand loyalists across Middle East and Africa for the very first time, at the MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Held at the prestigious Sepang International F1 Circuit between Aug …

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US blow away rivals for gold – Biles, Douglas show class, China 2nd

GLASGOW, Oct 28, (RTRS): Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas showed that the United States will be the team to beat at next year’s Rio Olympics after they blew away the opposition to land a third straight team title at the world championships. While the Americans exchanged high fives after triumphing …

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Candidates waiting for FIFA to rubber-stamp presidential bids – Sheikh Salman attacks nasty lies

LAUSANNE, Oct 27, (AFP): The eight candidates to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president were still waiting to have their bids validated by the electoral committee of world football’s governing body on Tuesday after the deadline for hopefuls to come forward passed. FIFA’s electoral committee met on Tuesday to study …

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Sheikh Ahmad singles out two top contenders for FIFA president – ‘Sheikh Salman, Infantino the top choices’

WASHINGTON, Oct 27, (AP): The Kuwaiti powerbroker playing a key role in FIFA’s presidential race singled out two men as the leading candidates to take over soccer’s scandal-scarred governing body. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah said Asian soccer confederation president Sheikh Salman bin …

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Sharapova screams past Halep, Pennetta prevails – Nadal avoids another Rosol upset

SINGAPORE, Oct 27, (Agencies): Maria Sharapova continued her mastery of Romania’s Simona Halep with a high quality 6-4 6-4 victory filled with bruising baseline rallies to edge closer to a last four berth at the WTA Finals on Tuesday. The Russian world number four topped the Red Group at the …

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Iran’s Farajzadeh sets new world-record in shot put F34 – Tunisia’s Ktila, Tlili win their 2nd golds, Qatar’s Abdelqader falls short

DOHA, Qatar, Oct 27: Qatar’s para-athletics hero, Abdelrahman Abdelqader narrowly missed out on a bronze medal at Qatar Sports Club tonight, throwing a season’s best that put him just centimetres outside of medal contention. Abdelqader fought formidably with the best athletes in the world to finish just short of a …

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Abu Dhabi uses World Cup stage to inspire young UAE sailors – Clubs join hands with ISAF in UAE capital to attract new generation into sport

ABU DHABI, UAE, Oct 27: Moves to draw a new generation of young Emiratis into sailing and steer the UAE’s brightest young talent towards the top level are being boosted by the 2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi this week. The climax to the World Cup series …

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US women beat Brazil 3-1 in World Cup victory tour game

If professional women’s soccer fever is about to descend on Orlando, the city got a great first taste of it. Alex Morgan, Crystal Dunn and Stephanie McCaffrey scored to help the US women’s team beat Brazil 3-1 in an exhibition game Sunday before an announced crowd of 32,869 at the …

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Pakistan overcome Poms to take lead – Bowlers wear down England resistance

DUBAI, Oct 26, (AFP): Pakistan’s bowlers wore down tough resistance from England’s tail to win the second Test by an emphatic 178-run margin in Dubai on Monday, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah (4-87) and left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar (3-53) shared the bowling honours as …

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