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New Zealand crush West Indies – Lucky Munro blasts record century

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Jan 3, (AFP): New Zealand’s master blaster Colin Munro attributed his record-setting century to sink the West Indies in the third Twenty20 in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday to a hit-andhope philosophy. “I try and go out there and swing from ball one and see what happens,” …

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Germany on track for first Hopman final in 20 years

Kyrgios advances in Brisbane; Halep secures top Melbourne seed PERTH, Australia, Jan 3, (Agencies): Germany are poised for a first Hopman Cup final appearance in more than 20 years after a resurgent Angelique Kerber helped lead them to a 3-0 win over Canada in Perth on Wednesday. The last time …

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Oman qualify for Gulf Cup final – Bahrain beaten

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: Oman qualified for the final of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup being held in the State of Kuwait after defeating Bahrain 1-0 in the semifinal match at Sheikh Jaber International Stadium on Tuesday evening. Oman will face the winners of the second match between UAE and …

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FC Sparks lift Federation Cup

The Kuwait-Indian Football Federation for the first time held its own 7-A-Side soccer tournament for all Indians recently under the name ‘Federation Cup’. Taking part in the tournament were 26 teams. The tournament was played on league-cum-knockout basis which gave every team equal opportunity to showcase their talents. Of the …

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Black Team keep FBCK top spot with win over Blue Team

Yellow and White Team brush aside rivals KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: At the on-going 2017-2018 FBCK All Filipino Cup Bowling Team Tournament being held at the Bowl Station bowling lanes in Fahaheel and organized by the Filipino Bowling Club-Kuwait, the Black Team of Gani de la Cruz and Ron Favor …

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Man Utd slip to third after goalless draw with Saints

LONDON, Dec 30, (AFP): Romelu Lukaku was stretchered off after a clash of heads as Manchester United drew 0-0 with Southampton, while Mohamed Salah fired Liverpool to a 2-1 win over Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Lukaku crashed into Southampton’s Wesley Hoedt as the pair contested an …

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Salah stars as Liverpool maintain CL push

LIVERPOOL, Dec 30, (AFP): Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool came from behind to maintain their push for a Champions League place with 2-1 victory over Leicester on Saturday. Jamie Vardy put Leicester ahead but Liverpool, who had new £75 million ($100 million) signing Vigil van Dijk watching from the …

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Smith breaks Poms ‘hearts’ again with another century in Test draw

Aussies deny England first win of series MELBOURNE, Dec 30, (AFP): Steve Smith again proved the immovable obstacle for England as he posted another century to bat out a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne on Saturday, denying the tourists their first win of the series. …

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Oman stun Saudi, qualify for semis

UAE advance to last 4, Kuwait end winless KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: The UAE and Oman have qualified for the semifinals of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup. UAE played a goalless draw with Kuwait at Jaber International Stadium, while Oman rode on Saudi Arabia to earn the ticket to the …

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Kuwait takes on UAE in final match of Group A

Kuwait looking for 1st win in 23rd Gulf Cup KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27, (KUNA): Kuwait and the UAE football teams will meet at Jaber International Stadium Thursday at the end of Group A competitions of the 23rd Gulf Cup. The match is important for both teams, as the emirates seeks …

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