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BAS hosts Women’s Volleyball Tournament

The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic organized the first International Women’s Volleyball Tournament in Kuwait, the OLYMPIA Cup, on Feb 12 at the BSK Campus in Salwa. 10 teams of ladies representing the countries of Australia, France, Great Britain, Kuwait, Palestine, Philippines, Romania, …

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FSIS win ISACK U-19 volleyball champ’ship – White Tigers blank KES 2-0

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: The Fawzia Sultan International School (FSIS) Friday made its first championship win in the ISCAK under 19 volleyball game. The FSIS White Tigers played against a strong squad from Kuwait English School, in a strongly contested match, winning the game for 2-0. The finals match was …

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MS Dhoni backs Pietersen for IPL – ‘No problems’

NEW DELHI, Feb 15, (AFP): Indian skipper MS Dhoni on Monday backed big-hitting batsman Kevin Pietersen for the upcoming Indian Premier League, saying he expects no discipline problems from the controversial ex-England captain. New franchise the Rising Pune Supergiants bought Pietersen for $514,500 at a player auction for the next …

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FIFA to weigh Kuwait, Indonesia voting bans before election

ZURICH, Feb 15, (AP): Suspended FIFA member federations Kuwait and Indonesia will have their voting rights assessed next week, two days before the FIFA presidential election. FIFA says the subject “Associations not entitled to vote” is on the agenda for an executive committee meeting on Feb 24. It was unclear …

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Welbeck breaks Leicester ‘hearts’ – Spurs beat City to keep title hopes bubbling

LONDON, Feb 14, (Agencies): Substitute Danny Welbeck scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner as Arsenal resurrected their Premier League title challenge with a heart-stopping 2-1 Valentine’s Day victory over leaders Leicester City on Sunday. Down to 10 men following Danny Simpson’s 54th-minute dismissal, Leicester were clinging on at a tension-bound Emirates …

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Ashwin spins India to series win against Lanka – Men in Blue give themselves boost before T20 WCup

VISAKHAPATNAM, Feb 14, (Agencies): India gave themselves a boost before next month’s Twenty20 World Cup at home as Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed four wickets in their series-clinching nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Twenty20 international on Sunday. The off-spinner claimed three wickets in his first seven deliveries …

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Kuwait win two trophies in 4th leg of UAE jet ski championship

DUBAI, Feb 14, (KUNA): Kuwait Speed Racing (KSR) team won two trophies in the 4th leg of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2016 championship, which came to an end on Saturday evening. Kuwait racer Ahmad Al-Dawwas, speaking to KUNA after the conclusion of the 4th leg, said he was satisfied for …

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Pakistan women boxers make history – Bano’s hopes of winning a medal cut short

SHILLONG, India, Feb 14, (AFP): Three Pakistani women are making history this weekend as they step into the boxing ring at the South Asian Games in India, the first time the conservative Muslim nation has fielded women boxers internationally. Khoushleem Bano, Rukhsana Parveen and Sofia Javed say to achieve their …

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De Gea own goal dents Man U top 4 bid as Chelsea rout Toon – Sunderland win

LONDON, Feb 13, (AFP): Mourinho’s former club Chelsea continue to prosper under interim manager Guus Hiddink and extended their unbeaten run to 12 matches with a breezy 5-1 home win over Newcastle United that elevated them to 12th. Diego Costa, wearing a mask to protect a broken nose, Pedro Rodriguez …

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KFB ‘Faraj Ashkanani Cup’ concluded – Second best players bag championship

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: The game of badminton has grown to be one of the Filipino’s Communities dominated sport in Kuwait and the newest, fastest badminton club Kuwait Filipino Badminton concluded its 2nd Regular Tournament dubbed as “Faraj Ashkanani Cup”. After series of weeks elimination on the different categories that …

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