Friday , September 21 2018


Platini facing life ban from soccer – ‘Lawyer calls proposed punishment scandal, excessive’

PARIS, Nov 24, (AFP): FIFA’s ethics watchdog wants Michel Platini banned for life over a suspect payment, the UEFA president’s lawyer said on Tuesday. Platini, until recently the favourite to take over football’s world body, and FIFA president Sepp Blatter will find out in the next month whether a FIFA …

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Maroons, DBO register huge wins – DHL, KGA share spoils

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: European Champions League football, Indian Super League or the English Premier League may be hogging all limelight in football these days but that has not deterred players playing in the Kuwait International Football Federation (KIFF) League from focusing on their game. Everyone seems to glorify their …

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Rio will be safest ‘city’ in the world – Terrorist attacks

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 24, (AFP): Rio will be the safest city in the world during the 2016 Olympics, organisers said on Monday after a minute’s silence for the victims of the Paris attacks and a signing ceremony for the French language to be used during the Games. Despite growing …

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Newton-led Panthers improve to 10-0 – Cowboy halt skid

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Nov 23, (AP): Cam Newton threw a career-high five touchdowns passes, and the Carolina Panthers improved to 10-0 with a 44-16 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Newton completed 21 of 34 passes for 246 yards and threw TD passes to five different receivers as Carolina …

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Inter go top of ‘Serie A’ – Atletico up to 2nd

MILAN, Nov 23, (Agencies): Inter Milan went on a rare scoring spree to thrash Serie A newcomers Frosinone 4-0 and go clear at the top on Sunday,  the first time Roberto Mancini’s team have won a league match by more than one goal this season. Fiorentina, previously level with Inter, …

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Chelsea head to Israel amid new security fears – Blues need victory to advance

TEL AVIV, Nov 23, (AFP): Chelsea head to Israel amid new security worries in the region as they try to seal a spot in the last 16 of the Champions League against Maccabi Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Jose Mourinho’s team currently sit in second place in Group G and could advance …

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Nole hails best ever season after record triumph – Djokovic claims historic 4th straight title at Tour Finals

London, Nov 23, (AFP): Novak Djokovic hailed his historic fourth successive ATP Tour Finals title as a dream come true after the world number one finished his astonishing campaign by routing Roger Federer in Sunday’s final. Djokovic is the first player to win the season-ending event four years in a …

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Sheikh Salman praises remarkable success of horse festival

Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud said that hosting the 2015 Kuwait National Arabian Horse Festival in the newly-renovated Bait Al-Arab Complex is considered a giant leap in the competition of purebred Arabian horses. In his statement during the final day of the event, …

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Team Philippines win ‘Challenge Cup’ – BAS holds Second International Basketball tourney between embassies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and the Romanian Embassy in Kuwait organized the Second International Basketball Tournament between Embassies in Kuwait on Friday November 20, at the BSK Campus. A total of 12 teams represented their countries: Bangladesh, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Greece, Japan, Jordan, …

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India, Pakistan deadlock continues on cricket series – ICC hails concept of day-night Tests

Dubai, Nov 22, (Agencies): The deadlock over a proposed series between arch-rivals India and Pakistan continued Sunday with the heads of both the boards present in Dubai. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Shashank Manohar is here to familiarise with the working of the International Cricket Council …

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