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Shifa Al Jazeera Al-Nahil Soccer Championship – Fahaheel English Madrasa wins Cup

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: Fahaheel English Madrasa emerges champions in the inter-madrasa soccer championship tournament organized by the Education Board of Kerala Islamic Group, Kuwait. The Fahaheel English Madrasa Team lifted the Shifa Al Jazeera Al Nahil Championship Cup after defeating Fahaheel Malayalam madrasa 1-0. The ‘golden boot’ trophy for …

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Sports festival for girls concludes

The closing ceremony of the Sports Festival for Girls in basketball and tennis was held at the Girls Club under the sponsorship of Public Authority for Sports and in the presence of Director of the authority Dr Hamoud Fleiteh and Director of Clubs Management at the authority Saoud Hakim. Also …

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Windies reach WC on DLS method – Scotland knocked out of contention

HARARE, March 21, (AFP): The West Indies snatched a spot at next year’s World Cup by edging to a five-run victory over Scotland on DLS method in Harare on Wednesday. The two-time World Cup winners were bowled out for just 198 batting first, but rain forced an early finish with …

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MoE organizes closing ceremony of students’ games training centers

Ministry of Education Tuesday morning organized the closing ceremony of the students’ training centers in various types of games at Kazma Sports Club. The event was held under auspices of the Director General of the Public Authority for Sports Dr Hamoud Fulaitah. According to a press release, other dignitaries present …

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Burgan Bank sponsors 9th Kuwait Open Tennis Championship

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Burgan Bank, one of the highest contributors to progress and sustainability in different sectors across Kuwait, sponsored the 2018 Kuwait Open Tennis tournament that took place between March 4-18, 2018 at the Kuwait Tennis Federation in Al Yarmouk Sports Club. The tournament was held under the …

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Kuwait wins medals at Special Olympics IX MENA

Kuwait won 15 more medals in the competitions of Special Olympics IX MENA being held in Abu Dhabi. The team won six gold, two silver and seven bronze medals in athletics, swimming, football, basketball, and bocce competitions. With this, the total number of medals won by Kuwait reached 19 (8 …

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Kansas State ends UMBC historic run – Xavier ousted

NASHVILLE, Tenn, March 19, (AP): PJ Savoy made a 3-pointer with 1:08 left to give Florida State its first lead of the second half, and the Seminoles rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat top-seeded Xavier 75-70 on Sunday night in the second round of the West Region. The Seminoles, …

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Truex grabs 1st win of NASCAR season – Harvick accepts blame for mistake

FONTANA, California, March 19, (AP): Martin Truex Jr saw nothing but clean air and green flags down the stretch in his first victory of the new NASCAR Cup season. Truex didn’t get much of a look at Kevin Harvick, whose bid for four straight wins was ruined by an early …

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Del Potro ends Federer run for title – Osaka tops Kasatkina to win first title

INDIAN WELLS, United States, March 19, (AFP): Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro stunned top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8/10), 7-6 (7/2) Sunday to win his first Indian Wells title and second consecutive ATP crown. The 29-year-old from Argentina handed Federer his first match defeat of 2018 and …

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Karthik’s last-ball six gifts India title – Bangladesh fall

COLOMBO, March 18, (AFP): Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik hit a last-ball six in his blazing cameo to help India edge out Bangladesh by four wickets and clinch the Twenty20 tri-series title in Colombo on Sunday. Karthik hit 29 off just eight balls to get India past their 167-run target in a …

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