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KOC Blues continue to dominate Field Hockey championship

A display of skills and talents of the Kuwait Expatriate Hockey Associations’ elite players from six competing teams were on display as they played their group stage Field Hockey matches at the KOC Hockey Grounds. In a pleasant evening as the sun set at the Ahmadi Park, team Domnic Savio …

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Three Hong Kong cricketers face ICC corruption charges

Hayden fractures spine DUBAI, Oct 8, (AFP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Monday it had charged three Hong Kong players, including one who has already served a 30-month ban, with 19 counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in matches played between 2014 and 2016. Irfan Ahmed, who was …

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Ton-up Hafeez helps Pakistan dominate Australia

Opener Imam hits half-century on flat Dubai wicket DUBAI, Oct 7, (AFP): Opener Mohammad Hafeez celebrated his recall with an impressive century as Pakistan dominated the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Sunday. Pakistan were 255-3 at the close of play, with Haris Sohail unbeaten …

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Arrests after Nurmagomedov beats McGregor

LAS VEGAS, Oct 7, (RTRS): Chaos erupted after Khabib Nurmagomedov retained his UFC lightweight title with a submission victory over Ireland’s Conor McGregor on Saturday with members of his support team arrested after an all-in brawl broke out after the bout. The Russian ended McGregor’s attempt to win back the …

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India crushes Windies for their biggest Test victory

Shaw adjudged man-of-the-match after dream debut RAJKOT, India, Oct 6, (AP): India crushed West Indies in their fi rst Test by an innings and 272 runs on Saturday for its biggest margin of victory in Test cricket. The hosts dismissed West Indies for 196 runs just 20 minutes into the …

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United fightback spares Mourinho

Dier fires Spurs to victory over 10-man Cardiff MANCHESTER, Oct 6, (AFP): Jose Mourinho was given a stay of execution as Manchester United staged a stirring fightback to beat Newcastle 3-2 thanks to Alexis Sanchez’s last-gasp winner on Saturday. Mourinho had presided over United’s worst seven-game start to a season …

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Kuwait Jet Ski team wins 3 medals in Arizona’s Blowsion World Finals

Al-Khaled wins Karting 1st round KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Jet Ski team managed to win three medals in the 2018 Blowsion World Finals Competition on the third day of the event that is held in Arizona, USA and organized by the International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA). Abdul-Rahman …

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As sleepy Thai town gets MotoGP makeover, is F1 next?

Government prepared for challenges to earn global recognition BANGKOK, Oct 3, (AFP): A sleepy Thai town with dreams of reinventing itself as a global sports hub faces its first test this week when it hosts the country’s first MotoGP. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to fl ock to …

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Neymar hits treble in PSG stroll

Schalke continue recovery with win over Lokomotiv PARIS, Oct 3, (Agencies): Neymar continued his return to top form with a hattrick in a sublime display to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 6-1 rout of Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday. The world’s most expensive player admitted on …

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Saudi soccer chiefs appoint 1st women board members

RIYADH, Oct 3, (AFP): Saudi Arabia Football Federation (SAFF) appointed women to the board for the first time in the kingdom’s history on Wednesday, and also named a new president. The two women are Adwa al-Arifi and Reham Al- Onaizan and the new president is Qusay bin Abdulaziz al-Fawaz. Saudi …

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