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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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Bahrain revive Cup hopes – Iraq hold off Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Bahrain revived their hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup after they defeated Yemen by 1-0 on Tuesday, December 26 in the second round of the Group 2 matches in Kuwait. Bahrain owe their win to Jamal Rashid who scored the …

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Zain Racing wins 1st place at Bahrain Drag Racing Champ’ship

A total of 13 cars from all over the GCC participated, with only 8 cars qualifying KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Zain Racing, Zain Bahrain’s in-house team for racing events, clinched first place in the 4.5 Index Category of the Bahrain Drag Racing Championship. The race, which was held at Bahrain …

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Kuwait out as UAE hold Saudi – Oman on track

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: Kuwait hopes of winning the Gulf Cup on home soil evaporated following their 1-0 loss against Oman at the Jaber International Stadium on Monday. The lone goal was scored by Ahmad Mubarak in the 58th minute through penalty. Oman have three points as Kuwait remained pointless …

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Amir credited with FIFA lift

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah’s support towards the national football scene is the main reason behind lifting the ban imposed on Kuwait by the FIFA, said Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al- Ghanim Sunday. Speaking to the press at …

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Premier Sport Academy holds Winter Festival of Sport

Over 1,000 players participate in Kuwait’s premier youth sports event KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: The Premier Sport Academy in association with Everton F.C. and Celtic F.C., under the sponsorship of Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, held their 2017 Winter Festival of Football and Basketball event at Bayan Park at …

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Disciplined India sweep T20 series vs Sri Lanka

MUMBAI, Dec 24, (AFP): Paceman Jaydev Unadkat led a disciplined attack to set up India’s five-wicket win in the third Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka as the hosts completed a 3-0 whitewash on Sunday. Unadkat returned impressive figures of 2-15 to help restrict the visitors to 135-7. India then achieved …

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Saudi Arabia spoil Kuwait party

QATAR TOO STRONG FOR YEMEN IN GULF CUP OPENER, UAE WIN – Iraq, Bahrain draw KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (KUNA): Saudi Arabia defeated Kuwait 2-1 in the opener of Gulf Cup at Jaber International Stadium. Saudi Arabia’s Salman Al- Musher received a pass from Ahmad Al-Furaidi to score his team’s …

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