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Sharma, Sundar take India into final – Rahim unbeaten half ton goes in vain

COLOMBO, March 14, (AFP): Skipper Rohit Sharma and off-spinner Washington Sundar helped India enter the Twenty20 tri-series final with a 17-run win over Bangladesh in Colombo on Wednesday. Sharma’s dominant 89 guided India to 176-3 and then Sundar claimed three wickets to restrict Bangladesh to 159-6 at the R. Premadasa …

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Egypt to play Kuwait in warm-up

CAIRO, March 14: Egypt will prepare for their World Cup showdown with Saudi Arabia by playing Kuwait in a friendly, reports Arab News. Egypt team manager Ihab Leheta said the national team will play Kuwait at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium on May 26 in a game they hope will …

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Mou under fire after Man U meek exit – Sanchez anonymous, Pogba confidence in tatters

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, March 14, (AFP): Jose Mourinho was condemned for his negative tactics after Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League to Sevilla, with Alexis Sanchez anonymous and Paul Pogba’s confidence apparently in tatters. United, riding high in the Premier League, started the second leg of their last-16 …

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Struggling Chelsea look to upset Barca – Ribery in, Robben out as Bayern go to Besiktas

BARCELONA, March 13, (AFP): Antonio Conte has said he will consult his players ahead of Chelsea’s Champions League clash with Barcelona on Wednesday and after the game he might do better to seek out Ernesto Valverde. Both coaches faced chaotic starting points this season but only Valverde heads into this …

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Kuwait University crowned Champions of Ministries Football League

Under the auspices of Director of Public Authority for Sports Dr Hamoud Fleiteh, the final match of the Ministries Football League Championship for ministries and state institutions was held on February 28 at the stadium of Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) in Shuwaikh area. Secretary-General of Kuwait …

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Thakur, Pandey star as India beat Sri Lanka in tri-series – Win propels Men in Blue into final contention

COLOMBO, March 12, (AFP): Paceman Shardul Thakur picked four key wickets to set up a comfortable six-wicket win for India in a tri-series Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka on Monday. The 26-year-old Thakur, playing his fifth T20 international, impressed with his pace and guile to help India dismiss the hosts …

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Al-Shabab Sport Club won Kuwait Karate Federation’s championship

Al-Shabab Sport Club won Sunday Kuwait Karate Federation’s championship, which featured participation of 571 karaketas from 11 clubs. Al-Shabab collected 44 points to lead the general standing, four points over Al-Yarmouk. Salmiya came third with 21 points. Menahi Al-Fadhli, Kuwait Karate Federation’s Acting President, said the championship aimed at developing …

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Kuwait women choose competitive shooting as launchpad for success – Maryam Erzouqi is the most notable of Kuwaiti women

KUWAIT CITY, March 11, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti woman has excelled in all fields in the midst of the society’s decades-long efforts to empower and provide her with the role she so rightfully deserves. Her success story has become a model women’s rights activists from around the region look to follow. …

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Spurs shrug off Kane injury to take 3rd – Arsenal halt skid

LONDON, March 11, (AFP): Son Heung-Min ensured Tottenham Hotspur didn’t pay a heavy price for an ankle injury suffered by Harry Kane as he scored twice in a win 4-1 at Bournemouth on Sunday. Spurs move above Liverpool into third in the Premier League, but it was a bittersweet victory …

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Al Qassem All Stars show prowess for lead – Asian Air Safari recover to take 2nd

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: In the semifinals’ stage of the on-going 2018 Philippine Bowling Associations in Kuwait General Members’ Cup Team Tournament at the Cozmo Bowling Center in Khaifan the ranking was Al Qassem All Stars — 3207, Asian Air Safari — 3183, Nusantara — 3079, Cozmo Bowling Team — …

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