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His Highness Amir to bear ‘Gulf 23’ expenses

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah has decided to personally bear the costs of the Gulf football championship due in Kuwait between Dec 22 and Jan 5, the organizing committee’ head said. “This Amiri generosity is added to His Highness the …

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Inspire race series holds sold out ‘Road Run’

Mud Run planned to take place on Jan 27; Gulf Bank sponsors event KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The third race of the ‘BeInspired Series’ hosted by Inspire Sahara and sponsored by Gulf Bank took place on Dec 2, 2017 at Sahara Golf Club. The Road Race had two distance categories …

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Al-Rashidi tops skeet shooting category

Ka’abi, Al-Mutairi, Al-Harbi and Al-Ajmi victorious KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Late Sheikh Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah Shooting Tournament concluded its activities last Saturday with the crowning of winners in various categories of the male, female and amateur contests. The activities, which included several Olympics shooting competitions (Trap, Double-Trap, Skeet, Pistols, Rifles …

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South Korea rout Japan to win East Asia title – North restore pride

TOKYO, Dec 16, (AFP): Beanpole striker Kim Shin-Wook fired a quickfire double as South Korea thrashed fierce rivals Japan 4-1 to capture a fourth East Asian championship title in Tokyo on Saturday. Earlier, forward Jong Il-Gwan scored with a delicious free kick as North Korea salvaged a measure of pride …

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FBC opens 91st Winter Cup, Winner-Take-All

The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) opened its 91st regular tournament dubbed “Winter Cup” on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with a number of exciting and powerpacked matches that included veteran and amateur players in various categories. Meanwhile, FBC simultaneously held on Friday the Winner-Take-All …

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IOC asks FIFA for evidence on lifting Kuwait’s ban

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has written to the International Federation of Football (FIFA) asking for evidences, statements and documents based on which the suspension on Kuwaiti football was lifted, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The sources said the IOC may depend of these statements …

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Kuwait team ready for 23rd Gulf Cup – KFA boss denies Saudi’s withdrawal from tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13, (KUNA): A number of Kuwaiti footballers said that the national team was ready to take part in the 23rd Gulf Cup to be held in Kuwait between Dec 22 and Jan 5. In remarks to KUNA today, the footballers affirmed they would do their best to …

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Rohit leads India to series-levelling win – Lanka lose by 141 runs

MOHALI, India, Dec 13, (AFP): Skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in One-Day Internationals as he powered India to a 141-run win over Sri Lanka in the second match. Sharma’s unbeaten 208 steered the hosts to an imposing 392-4 and then restricted …

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Scorpions win KDD/Kuwait Badminton League 2017 Championship – Team Challengers settle for runners-up

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: The Scorpions won the KDD/Kuwait Badminton League 2017 Championship which was held at the IBAK Gym, Salwa. The Scorpions beat Team Challengers 3-0 in the finals. The tournament was organized by the Indian Badminton Association of Kuwait. Throughout the League, the Scorpions remained unbeaten. The other …

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Al Babtain awards winners of NBK Walkathon – Winners excited to receive latest models of Renault Koleos, Megane

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co, the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently awarded Ibrahim Dsousky and Dan Solo with a Renault Koleos and Renault Megane respectively upon their participation at the annual NBK walkathon. Visitors also had the chance to enter a …

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