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Wednesday , November 21 2018

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Canada women blank Guyana to open Olympic qualifying – Trinidad and Tobago rally to beat Guatemala 2-1

HOUSTON, Feb 12, (AP): Ashley Lawrence scored two of her three goals in a minute span in the second half, and Canada routed Guyana 5-0 on Thursday night to open the group stage of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. Lawrence scored in the 29th minute, then added two more in …

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FIFA court bans Valcke for 12 yrs – ‘Misconduct cases’

ZURICH, Feb 12, (AFP): A FIFA tribunal on Friday banned former secretary general Jerome Valcke for 12 years for misconduct ranging from helping a World Cup ticket scam to fixing a television deal and destroying evidence. The former right hand man to FIFA’s scandal tainted president Sepp Blatter was also …

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Kuwait 2nd round of ME Rally series will run on March 24-26 – Fuad Abu-Arja appointed rally director and clerk of the course

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The Basil Salem Al-Sabah Motor Racing Club (BMRC) will organise the Kuwait International Rally, the second round of the 2016 FIA Middle East Rally Championship, on March 24-26. Held under the chairmanship of Sheikh Athbi Nayef Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and in conjunction with the Kuwait International …

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Klasmeyts, NLB & Siete Pares 1 book impressive wins – FTBK – BEC bowling tournament kicks off

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: After an almost 2-month break in lane hostilities, the eager and strike hungry pin busters of the Filipino Tenpin Bowlers Kuwait were back in action as the 2016 FTBK-Bahrain Exchange Company Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament kicked off last Friday at the Cozmo Bowling Center in Salmiya. …

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Ex-ref Al-Jassass dies

Former international Kuwaiti football referee Essa Al-Jassass recently died in the United States of America after a long illness, reports Al-Qabas daily. The late Al-Jassass is known for exerting tremendous efforts to promote Kuwait soccer during world meets. He is known to have made several contributions to the Kuwait Club where …

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Month before tournament, World T20 problems mount – Organisers still to release tickets or confirm venues

NEW DELHI, Feb 11, (AFP): Storm clouds were gathering Thursday over cricket’s World Twenty20, with organisers still to release tickets or confirm the venues, less than a month before the tournament begins in India. Hundreds of thousands of supporters are expected to attend the 16-team contest which begins on March …

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Bikers in Kuwait Encounter conquer roads on weekends – Bid to promote healthy Kuwaiti environment

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: Members of the Bikers in Kuwait Encounter (BIKE) converge as early as 5:00 in the morning every Friday near the towering KPC building in Shuwaikh to wait for their colleagues who are clad in colourful biking suits and helmets. As they take a stride on their …

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Tantianco, Luna star FILBACK 1-day tourney – Imperialde, Jubail outclass rivals to top Novice 1

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: Sixty-three pairs of players took part in the 1st 2016 One Day Tournament which proves the passion of badminton players in Kuwait. The pairs were determined by lots drawn from elimination round until the semifinal round. The Open Mix category comprised of 11 pairs; Novice 1, …

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Last-gasp Hammers reach last 16 – Ogbonna sinks Reds

LONDON, Feb 10, (RTRS): Angelo Ogbonna leapt high to power home a header in the dying seconds of extra time to claim a timely first goal for the club as West Ham United sank Liverpool 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the last 16 of the FA Cup. The Italian defender …

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Triumph for Emirati teams at AWST 2016

The 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2016), the world’s only, all female, pan-Arab sports tournament being hosted by Sharjah until Feb 12 has entered its most critical stage with only two days until it concludes. Volleyball saw Sharjah Ladies Club win 3-1 against the Bahraini Al Muharraq Club, while …

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