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Neymar back for Brazil against injury-hit Argentina – Top-of the-table meeting as Ecuador, Uruguay clash

MONTEVIDEO, Nov 11, (AFP): Brazil superstar Neymar returns from suspension to face an injury-hit Argentina on Thursday as South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup resumes with a showdown between the bitter continental rivals. Neymar was forced to sit out Brazil’s opening two qualifiers last month — a …

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Suspended FIFA chief Blatter in hospital

GENEVA, Nov 11, (AFP): Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been hospitalised after being placed under medical observation for stress, but he is expecting to leave the facility early next week, his spokesman said Wednesday. “He is now, at this moment, in hospital,” Blatter’s spokesman Klaus Stoehlker told AFP by …

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Nissan announces world premiere launch of ‘Patrol Desert’ – Japanese auto maker affirms commitment to deliver tailored models

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: As the motoring industry descends for the 13th Dubai International Motor Show, Nissan has announced the world premiere launch of its Nissan Patrol Desert Edition, which was developed in partnership with UAE Rally Champion, Dr Mohammed Ben Sulayem, FIA Vice-President and President of the Automobile and …

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Ashkanani sets double Porsche title – Kuwaiti star aims success with Al-Nabooda Racing

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 10: Zaid Ashkanani believes that his new partnership with Jeffrey Schmidt for Al Nabooda Racing can give his career a big boost and guide Al Nabooda Racing to a double title triumph in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East. Kuwaiti Ashkanani, who won the Porsche GT3 …

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Zain Group leadership hosts Storehouse co-founders – Al-Kharafi welcomes social media pioneers Kawano and Donnelly

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Zain Group announced that it welcomed Mark Kawano and Timothy Donnelly, co-founders of popular social media app Storehouse, the mobile app that turns a collection of photos and videos into a shareable story, at the company’s main headquarters in Shuwaikh. Group Vice-Chairman Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi and …

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China reclaim lead from rivals India – Asian championship witnessing unprecedented success: Al Qsaimi

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: On the sixth day of 13th Asian Shooting Championship, which is currently being held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex in Kuwait, China topped the medals’ list after competing strongly against India and South Korea and defeating them in various contests. The Lebanese shooter, who …

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Kuwait ‘capture’ three gold medals in tourney – First GCC Police Sports event

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: In the First GCC Police Sports Tournament, which the State of Kuwait is hosting from Nov 8-14, 2015, Kuwait’s team won three gold medals on Monday after competing strongly with teams from other GCC countries in swimming, shooting, Judo and Karate categories. In Kata competition for …

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Scandal-tainted ICC chief Srinivasan toppled – New chairman Manohar vows a new era of clean governance

MUMBAI, Nov 9, (AFP): India’s cricket board toppled its scandal-tainted former supremo Narayanaswami Srinivasan from the helm of the game’s world governing body Monday as its leadership pledged a new era of clean governance. Srinivasan, once the most powerful man in world cricket, will be replaced as chairman of the …

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Gibbs thwarts Spurs in London derby; City held – Palace inflict first defeat on Liverpool boss Klopp

LONDON, Nov 8, (Agencies): Arsenal substitute Kieran Gibbs scored three minutes after coming on to earn his side a 1-1 draw in Sunday’s north London derby and deny Tottenham Hotspur a famous victory. Harry Kane’s 32nd-minute goal, his sixth in four games, put Spurs on course for a first win …

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Thailand, S. Korea win gold medals on 5th day – Tight competition

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Thailand and South Korea won gold medals on the fifth day of the ongoing 13th Asian Shooting Champions-hip in Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Thai Atabon Vea Ari won gold in the 50 meters rifle prone position after a tight competition with South Korean Han …

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