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Tuesday , November 20 2018

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Kuwait’s Ashkanani one step closer to championship glory – Schmidt wins as Al-Faisal finishes second in Dubai

DUBAI, Feb 19: Kuwait’s Zaid Ashkanani put in skilful display at the 4.29km Dubai Autodrome track in Race 1 of Round 5 to claim a third place finish which sees him move up to second position in the overall Championship standings. After posting the second fastest time in morning qualifying, Ashkanani …

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Barca eye commanding lead – Difficult but Real will go for La Liga title: Zizou

MADRID, Feb 19, (AFP): Barcelona can open up a nine-point gap at the top of La Liga ahead of their return to Champions League action against Arsenal next week when they travel to Las Palmas on Saturday. The European champions extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 31 games …

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More Man U woe in Europa League – Valencia on fire

LONDON, Feb 19, (RTRS): Manchester United’s hopes of salvaging their season in the Europa League suffered a stinging setback when they lost 2-1 at Danish side Midtjylland in the first leg of their last-32 clash on Thursday. With the triple European Cup winners already immersed in a pall of gloom …

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Kuwaiti WC heroes seek to get FIFA ban lifted

DUBAI, Feb 19, (RTRS): Four of Kuwait’s 1982 World Cup heroes are touring the Gulf region lobbying soccer chiefs in an attempt to have a FIFA ban on the country’s football association overturned. World soccer’s governing body suspended the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) in October after a deadline to change …

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Al-Habib and Al-Mutawah win ‘Remember the Suit’ scenario – Al-Assaf, Al-Sadoon capture second place

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: It is time again for the Filipino Action Shooting Team (FAST) for their Annual Awarding for FAST League 2015 Champions and the Post Valentine Practical Shooting Competition. The FAST League 2015 Champions are on the list of winners for their 2015 weekly shooting matches combined with …

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Napesco, World Class & Siete Pares 2 dominate rivals – Klasmeyts, Siete Pares 1 top week 2 leader board

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: Once looked upon as the favorite whipping team of the tournament, the vastly improved strikers of Napesco once again proved that they are now a team to reckon with and a strong championship round contender after rolling to their second victory in as many outing at …

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Miyahara leads after short programme at Four Continents – Sui, Han on way to reclaim Pairs gold

TAIPEI, Feb 18, (AFP): World silver medallist Satoko Miyahara beat her personal best to lead after the women’s short programme at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Taipei on Thursday. Her flamenco-inspired number gave her a score of 72.48 points, her highest of the season. “I didn’t make a …

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Dibaba, Souleiman set world records – Rudisha returns to Australia for Oly build–up

STOCKHOLM, Feb 18, (Agencies): Genzebe Dibaba set a new world record in the indoor mile on Wednesday, beating a record that had stood for 26 years. The Ethiopian’s time of 4 minutes, 13.31 seconds beat Doina Melinte’s record set in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in 1990 by nearly four seconds. …

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United, Liverpool, Spurs lead England’s charge in Europa – Fans plan ticket price protest

PARIS, Feb 17, (Agencies): Napoli, Borussia Dortmund, Porto, Sevilla and a host of continental big guns as well as English clubs Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool swing into Europa League action in the last-32 knock out phase on Thursday. In fact one clash has already begun on Tuesday as Turkey’s …

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Canada blank Guatemala in Olympic women’s qualifying – Trinidad and Tobago beat Guyana to earn spot in semis

HOUSTON, Feb 17, (AP): Rebecca Quinn and Nichelle Prince each scored three goals and Canada routed Guatemala 10-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the semifinals at the CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying tournament. Canada, ranked No. 11 in the world, will face Costa Rica in the first semifinal at BBVA …

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