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Tuesday , December 11 2018

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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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Jacob, Farinas top ‘Valentine’s Cup’ Higher A – Parcon, Ramos soar high in Level B

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: The Valentine’s Cup 2016 was the start of another favorite tournament filled with passion and enthusiasm for badminton at the Al Nasser Gym in an atmosphere filled with love, fun and laughter. The tournament is composed of 3 ranking Fridays and 1 Friday for finals. The …

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Women denied entry to beach volleyball – ‘Misunderstandings’ in Iran

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb 17, (AP): Volleyball’s world governing body said “misunderstandings” in Iran were to blame for female spectators being denied entry to a Beach Volleyball World Tour event. Allowing women to attend the five-day competition at Kish Island had been a condition of world body FIVB for the Iranian …

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Ronaldo back on Champions League goal ‘trail’ at Roma – Wolfsburg primed for Gent test after ending poor run

MADRID, Feb 16, (RTRS): Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane reckons Cristiano Ronaldo is on top form as the Portuguese looks to increase his Champions League goals tally when they visit AS Roma in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday. Ronaldo is the competition’s leading marksman this season …

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Mahra win the Polo Masters Cup

Mahra is the first champion of the Polo Masters Cup after defeating Edrees by 7 goals to 3 in the final held this afternoon at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club. Patron Rashid Al Habtoor team won the first edition of this tournament, up to 14 goals handicap and …

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Ex-world No 1 Ivanovic downs Australian Gavrilova in Dubai – Flu forces Serena out of Qatar Open

DUBAI, Feb 16, (Agencies): Ana Ivanovic followed up last week’s semi-final in Russia with a dynamic start at the Dubai Tennis Championships as the former world number one crushed Australian Daria Gavrilova 6-1, 6-0. The first-round rout for the Serb required just 53 minutes as she showed no mercy to …

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Dunn scores 5, US women hammer Puerto Rico 10-0 – Special moment

FRISCO, Texas, Feb 16, (AP): The US women’s soccer team’s younger reserves not only didn’t disappoint in their Group A finale in CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics, they delivered a record performance. Crystal Dunn, one of only three regulars to start, tied a national team record with five goals …

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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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