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Nadal storms to 16th Grand Slam title – Rafa wins US Open

NEW YORK, Sept 11, (AFP): Rafael Nadal raced to a third US Open title and 16th Grand Slam crown on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 rout of South African giant Kevin Anderson. The world number one, the champion also in New York in 2010 and 2013, added the US …

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Kuwaiti wins 1st place at USA Jet Ski championship

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11, (KUNA): Kuwaiti jet-ski rider Abdullah Al-Fadhel won first place at the USA Jet Ski Marathon early Monday for the third consecutive year, for Modified and non-Modified stock category. Al-Fadhel in a phone call with KUNA said this tournament is a preparation for the upcoming Havasu Lake …

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Iran must invest to avoid WC disappointment: Queiroz

HONG KONG, Sept 11, (RTRS): Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has urged the country’s authorities to commit more funding to the preparations for next year’s World Cup finals or risk elimination in the group stages yet again. Queiroz’s side became the first team from Asia to book their ticket for Russia …

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Mayfield throws 3 TDs as Sooners upset Ohio State – Clemson’s defense hammers Auburn with 11 sacks

LOS ANGELES, Sept 10, (AP): Baker Mayfield threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Oklahoma knocked off No. 2 Ohio State 31-16 on Saturday to give first-year head coach Lincoln Riley an early signature victory. Mayfield lived up to his billing as a Heisman Trophy contender in …

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Five-star Man City crush Liverpool – Mane off, Ederson injured

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sept 9, (AFP): Liverpool’s Sadio Mane was dismissed for a challenge that saw goalkeeper Ederson stretchered off as Manchester City destroyed their Premier League title rivals 5-0 on Saturday. Brazilian Ederson was carried off in a neck brace after being caught in the face by Mane’s foot …

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Test-best Anderson bowls England to WI series win – Poms beat Windies by 9 wickets

LONDON, Sept 9, (AFP): James Anderson took the best innings figures of his Test career as England completed a nine-wicket and series-clinching victory against West Indies at Lord’s on Saturday. Anderson followed up his Friday feat of becoming the first England bowler and only sixth in history to take 500 …

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Chelsea edge Leicester for third successive win – Morata, Kante on target

LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Sept 9, (AFP): A rare N’Golo Kante goal on his return to Leicester gave Premier League champions Chelsea a 2-1 victory at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Kante struck five minutes after half-time with a low shot that appeared to take City keeper Kasper Schmeichel by …

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Panel part of FIFA fix in bid to lift ban

Kuwait Football Federation installs interim committee KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Kuwaiti football crisis took a new dramatic turn that may have positive indicators, as the local clubs have overthrown the former board of directors headed by Sheikh Talal Al-Fahd and formed an interim committee to manage the affairs of …

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HH the Amir congratulates Saudis on WC qualification

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable of congratulations to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on the Saudi team qualification to Russia’s 2018 FIFA World Cup. His Highness the Amir lauded the members of the Saudi team for …

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Kuwait crew set for the Great River Race – Pilot Gig Rowing

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Pilot Gig Rowing is a social sport recently introduced to Kuwait by local boat builders Qabazard Marine LLC. A Social sport and culture. It has inspired a group of local athletes from Kuwait to come together, kept together, and work together to raise. Boat Championship 21.6 …

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