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Tuesday , November 13 2018

Sports

The Wave, Muscat clinch Extreme Sailing Series title – Oman Air finish season in fourth

MUSCAT, Dec 13: The Wave, Muscat Extreme Sailing team made history when they swept to a resounding victory in Sydney to win the 2015 championship title. Drawing the game-changing era of Extreme 40 racing to a close, Leigh McMillan and his crew of Nasser Al Mashari, Pete Greenhalgh, Sarah Ayton …

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Man City reclaim EPL summit – Late Iheanacho fluke undoes valiant Swansea

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Dec 12, (AFP): Teenage substitute Kelechi Iheanacho was attributed a freak stoppage-time winner as Manchester City beat managerless Swansea City 2-1 on Saturday to recapture the Premier League summit. Yaya Toure’s shot deflected in off Iheanacho’s back, barely two minutes after Bafetimbi Gomis’s first goal since August …

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Salmiya Club win Korean Amb Taekwondo Champ’ship – Nady Al Fatah B top female category

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: S. Korean Ambassador’s 1st GCC Open Championship concluded recently in Qadisiya Club that was organized by Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Kuwait. Kukkiwon (Korean Taekwondo demonstration team) participated in the championship by giving a demonstration Taekwondo show. The championship resulted in Salmiya Club coming …

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Man Utd ‘embarrassed’ in loss to Bournemouth – Cabaye helps Palace end Saints hoodoo

BOURNEMOUTH, England, Dec 12, (Agencies): Manchester United conceded directly from a second-minute corner on their way to a humbling 2-1 loss at Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday, capping a humiliating week for England’s biggest club that began with a Champions League group-stage exit. In front of 11,500 fans …

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RSK holds one-day charity tourney ‘Vista Land Cup’ – Reaching out to the less fortunate

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: As one of its advocacies is also reaching out to the less fortunate, Republika ng Sports sa Kuwait (RSK), for the second year holds “Palo Mo, Bangka Ko” – a one-day badminton and charity event being held in the month of December at Kazma Sports Club …

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Al-Musallam wins Third Barrier Jumping Contest – Al-Othman takes 2nd place

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11:  Knight Abrar Al-Musallam with the horse Falaskio from Kuwait Equestrian Center won the Third Barrier Jumping Contest (115-125 cm) free of flaws, and Knight Latifa Al-Othman took second place. With four mistakes registered in his name, Knight Ahmad Al-Modhahaka came third in the same category, and …

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US Olympic boxers struggling with cuts

RENO, Nevada, Dec 11, (AP): Antonio Vargas never had a cut in his boxing life until blood trickled down his forehead Wednesday during his most important bout. The touted flyweight fought through the surprise and pain, but his Olympic dreams were imperiled when he lost a split decision at the …

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Blatter says $100 mn bribery case is ‘over’

TOKYO, Dec 11, (AFP): Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter insisted that a $100 million bribery case in which he is reportedly implicated “is over”, and pleaded ignorance over alleged corruption by top officials at the scandal-hit world body. Blatter, speaking to Japan’s Nikkei business daily, also protested that he should …

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‘Stadium festival funded, prearranged by HH Amir’ – KFA postpones 10th round of KPL

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11, (Agencies): Board member of Public Authority for Sports and member of the organizing committee for the opening ceremony of Sheikh Jaber International Stadium Khaled Al-Rowdhan disclosed that the festival scheduled to take place on Dec 18 was prearranged and funded by HH the Amir, noting the …

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Kuwait ban remains in force as ties with IOC deteriorate – Efforts to find a solution failed, says Hickey 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Dec 9, (Agencies): Kuwait’s Olympic ban will remain in force with ties between the Middle Eastern nation and the International Olympic Committee deteriorating, the IOC said on Wednesday. Kuwait was banned in October for the second time in five years over government interference in the country’s Olympic committee …

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