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Sharma’s ton helps India secure ODI series victory – Tourists beat South Africa by 73 runs

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Feb 13, (AFP): Rohit Sharma ended a personal South African hoodoo and set up a series win for India in the fifth one-day international at St George’s Park on Tuesday. Sharma’s 115 was his first major innings in three tours of South Africa — and India’s …

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Gold at last as Hirscher bags combined title – Snow queen Kim dominates women’s halfpipe

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 13, (Agencies): Austrian star Marcel Hirscher finally bagged Olympic gold when he produced a brilliant slalom run to storm to a dominant victory in the men’s alpine combined on Tuesday. Alexis Pinturault claimed silver for France with his team-mate Victor Muffat-Jeandet taking an astonishing bronze after …

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Al-Marta hands Kuwaiti veterans 1-0 win over Oman

Samer Al-Marta struck in the final minutes to give a team of Kuwaiti veteran internationals a 1-0 victory over Oman in a three-nation football tournament at Doha Stadium on Sunday. The 45-year-old defender struck hard from outside the area for his side to bounce back from a defeat by Qatar …

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Al-Ahli Football Academy achieve impressive wins – Everton U-12 outclass Celtics 5-2

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Al-Ahli Football Academy achieved impressive results in the Under-12 Kuwait Academies Football Association (KAFA) League after defeating AC Milan by 4-1 in a match characterized with the brilliance of Al-Ahli players under their academy’s coach Hisham Fuad. Al-Ahli also defeated Pharaohs Academy in the Under-10 match …

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Canada live up to mantle with gold – Anderson defends title in blustery final

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 12, (Agencies): Canada’s ice dance star Scott Moir said Monday’s Olympic figure skating team gold was inspired by the sour taste left by their too “casual” approach at Sochi four years ago. Moir with partner Tessa Virtue helped Canada live up to their mantle as favourites …

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Kane returns to haunt Arsenal, Spurs soars to 3rd – Aguero scores 4 as City extend

LONDON, Feb 10, (Agencies): Sergio Aguero scored four goals as Manchester City extended their Premier League lead to 16 points with a 5-1 rout of Leicester City on Saturday. Raheem Sterling opened the scoring for the hosts, converting Kevin De Bruyne’s teasing cross in the third minute before Jamie Vardy …

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Zain main sponsor of Kuwait Int’l Arabian Horse Fest 2018

Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorship of the Kuwait International Arabian Horse Festival 2018. The event is organized by the Arabian Horse Center — Bait Al Arab under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah during February …

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Australia hammer England by 7 wickets in Twenty20 victory – Aussies cruise into T20 tri-series final

MELBOURNE, Feb 10, (AFP): Australia cruised to a seven-wicket victory over England with more than five overs to spare to remain unbeaten after three games in the triangular Twenty20 series in Melbourne on Saturday. The Australians restricted England to 137 for seven off their 20 overs with paceman Kane Richardson …

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Kohli colossal again as India smash South Africa – Men in Blue extend series lead

CAPE TOWN, Feb 7, (AFP): Indian captain Virat Kohli hit 160 not out and led India to a third successive convincing win in the third One-Day International against South Africa at Newlands on Wednesday. India won by 124 runs to take a 3-0 lead in the six-match series. “We can’t …

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Aboudeka win 1st local wheelchair basketball tourney

Aboudeka Team won the First Kuwait Local Wheelchair Basketball Tournament for Disabled, which concluded recently at the Kuwaiti Disabled Sports Club. The champions defeated the Lakers Team 44-42 in a tight duel, while the Olympic Team came third after mauling Al-Tahrer 55-49. The Most Valuable Player trophy went to Mohammad …

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