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Chennai win 2nd ISL title

BANGALORE, India, March 17, (AFP): Chennaiyin FC clinched their second Indian Super League title on Saturday after beating debutants Bengaluru FC 3-2 in a mouthwatering final clash. Goals from Brazilians Mailson Alves and Raphael Augusto gave Chennaiyin FC their second ISL trophy after winning in 2015. Bengaluru FC started in …

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Kuwait National Ice Hockey Team hold training camp

Kuwait National Ice Hockey Team Saturday participated in a local training camp in preparation for the Asian Ice Hockey Championship, which will kick off on April 3 in Manila, the Philippines with the participation of five teams. Chairman of Kuwait Winter Games Club Fuhaid Al-Ajmi declared that the club deliberately …

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Al-Otaibi lauds Kuwait National Shooting Team on its achievements

Head of Kuwait Shooting Club Duaij Al-Otaibi says the achievement of Kuwait National Shooting Team in the Arab Shooting Tournament, which was recently held in Sharm Al-Sheikh, Egypt, is an addition to the series of achievements realized by Kuwait shooting sport. In a press statement issued after welcoming the Kuwaiti …

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Cricket-Bangladesh’s Shakib, Nurul fined following Friday fracas

COLOMBO, March 17 (Reuters) – Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and reserve player Nurul Hasan have been fined 25 percent of their match fees and handed one demerit point each for code of conduct breaches during Friday’s ill-tempered Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka. Ugly scenes unfolded during the closing stages …

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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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