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Kuwait International Rally 2016 on course, Sheikh Al-Naif confirms- Rally scheduled to kick off March 24-26

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: The president of the higher organizing committee of Kuwait International Rally 2016 Sheikh Athbi Al Naif Al-Sabah has stressed that the Kuwait International Rally is coming on as scheduled. Speaking to Arab Times, Sheikh Athbi said the Kuwait International Rally scheduled for March 24-26, 2016 is …

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DR Congo reclaim African Nations Championship title

DR Congo sealed their second African Nations Championships title when they defeated Mali 3-0 in a one-sided final at Kigali’s Amahoro National Stadium. Meshack Elia scored a double and Jonathan Bolingi added a third as the Leopards overwhelmed the young Malian side under driving rain. The champions, winners of the …

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Ailing Liverpool face Hammers Cup test – Sturridge in line to make rare start

LONDON, Feb 8, (AFP): With a convalescing manager, mounting injuries and fans in revolt against the club’s hierarchy, Liverpool’s preparations for Tuesday’s FA Cup replay at West Ham United have been less than ideal. A bout of appendicitis caused manager Jurgen Klopp to miss Saturday’s 2-2 draw at home to …

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Toe catch gives NZ series win – Black Caps down Australia by 55 runs

HAMILTON, New Zealand, Feb 8, (Agencies): A bizarre off-the-toe catch by Matt Henry brought a fairytale end to Brendon McCullum’s ODI career when New Zealand beat Australia by 55 runs in Hamilton Monday. The victory in a game that was in Australia’s favour until Henry’s dismissal of Mitchell Marsh, saw …

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Defense wins Super Bowl for Broncos – Manning mum on future plans as Panthers, Newton wilt under spotlight

SANTA CLARA, California, Feb 8, (RTRS): The Denver Broncos upset the top-seeded Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, giving quarterback Peyton Manning the chance to call a fairytale ending to his storied career. The 24-10 win over the Panthers marked the third Super Bowl triumph for Denver …

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Costa, Chelsea snatch United draw – Ozil, Ox get Arsenal back to winning ways

LONDON, Feb 7, (AFP): Diego Costa snaffled a stoppage-time equaliser to preserve interim manager Guus Hiddink’s unbeaten record as Chelsea snatched a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United on Sunday. United looked to be closing to within four points of the Premier League’s top four after Jesse Lingard’s 61st-minute …

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Al Naqbi appointed Head of Women’s Cmte of Arab Basketball Union – Arab Basketball Union sets four-year strategy and plans to support Arab sports

SHARJAH, Feb 7: Nada Al Naqbi, Manager of the Women Sports Department at Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) has been selected as a member of the Executive Committee and Head of the Women’s Committee at the Arab Basketball Union. Al Naqbi was selected during the Arab Basketball Union’s two-day meeting at …

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Barcelona equal unbeaten ‘record’ with Levante win – Injury-time score by Suarez

MADRID, Feb 7, (AP): Barcelona did just enough to defeat last-place Levante 2-0 on Sunday and tie its all-time record of 28 consecutive games without a loss. Barcelona took the lead with an own goal by Levante defender David Navarro in the 21st minute and sealed the victory with an …

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Pakistan’s Shah gets three month drug suspension: ICC – Cricket-related activities

DUBAI, Feb 7, (AFP): Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after pleading guilty for a failed dope test last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said Sunday. “Shah has been suspended from all cricket-related activities for three months after pleading guilty to breaching Article 2.1 of …

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Foxes underline title credentials – City upset

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Feb 6, (AFP): Robert Huth scored twice as Leicester City produced an astonishing demonstration of their Premier League title credentials by winning 3-1 at closest rivals Manchester City on Saturday. Huth broke the deadlock in the third minute from a Riyad Mahrez free-kick and after Mahrez had …

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