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Sports

Pacquiao eyes next fight in May or June

MANILA, March 6, (AFP): Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said his next opponent would be either world champion Lucas Matthysse or Danny Garcia in Malaysia in May or June, after rejecting an undercard offer to face Mike Alvarado. Pacquiao told ABS-CBN television in an interview aired Tuesday that his camp …

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Al-Habtoor congratulates Malek Jaziri

DUBAI, UAE, March 5: Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor, Founding Chairman of the Al-Habtoor Group and Founder of the Al-Habtoor Tennis Challenge met with Tunisian tennis player Malek Jaziri. Al-Habtoor congratulated Jaziri on his outstanding achievement to become the first Arab finalist in the 2018 ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The …

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Kuwait Cricket concludes AGM in emphatic style – KC president appoints Gibbs as national coach

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: Kuwait Cricket, the official governing body for Cricket in Kuwait, conducted their AGM in a spectacular ceremony at Al Divvan ballroom on Sunday — Feb 18 The glamorous event saw the unveiling of South African superstar Herschelle Gibbs as the national coach for the senior men’s …

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City too good for cautious Chelsea – Silva strikes

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, March 4, (AFP): Manchester City’s relentless run towards the Premier League title continued as they opened up an 18-point lead by inflicting more damage on Chelsea’s chances of a top-four finish with a 1-0 home win on Sunday. Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the match …

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Saudi hosts first marathon for women

RIYADH, March 4, (AFP): Saudi Arabia hosted its first marathon for women at the weekend, local media said, as the conservative kingdom seeks to boost female sports in a far-reaching modernisation drive. Hundreds of women runners, many of them dressed in traditional Islamic attire, raced in eastern Al-Ahsa region on …

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4 Nations Cricket Trophy to be held in Kuwait

  KUWAIT CITY, March 3: In commemoration with our National and Liberation holidays and Under the able guidance and Chairmanship of Mr Taher Bastaki and his deputy Mahmoud Abdullah KVCC is all set to celebrate on 10th march a day full of excitement by holding 4 Nations Trophy consisting Pakistan, …

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‘Years for Kuwait to recover’

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The new football coach of Kuwait Radojko Avramovic from Serbia has warned “it is going to take years” for the team to recover from the two-year ban that was imposed by FIFA in 2015 October due to what was said to be government interference in the …

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Al Sayer Toyota, Dragon Queens grab winners trophy – MAK holds 2nd Indoor Volleyball and Throwball Tournament

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Mogaveers Association Kuwait (MAK), Affiliated to Indian embassy Kuwait, is the community welfare association of non-resident Mogaveeras, based in Kuwait. For the second time MAK organised, National level Volleyball and Throwball Tournament under the title of “MAK Champion Trophy 2018” on Feb 25, 2018. The tournament …

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Ali, Rashid spin England to dramatic win over NZ – Fourth match to be played in Dunedin on Wednesday

WELLINGTON, March 3, (AFP): Moeen Ali was as surprised as anyone as he combined with Adil Rashid to plunder New Zealand’s batting stocks in England’s dramatic four-run victory in the third one-day international in Wellington on Saturday. Not even an unbeaten 112 by Kane Williamson could save New Zealand after …

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India dump saris for trousers at Commonwealth Games ceremony – Move has pitted reformers against traditionalists

NEW DELHI, Feb 27, (AFP): India’s women athletes will for the first time wear trousers and a blazer instead of a traditional sari at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Australia, a move that has pitted reformers against traditionalists. Many Indian women competitors have welcomed the dark blue blazer and …

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