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Kuwait invited for Islamic Solidarity Games

Board of Kuwait Handball Association has received invitation to participate in the Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games, (ISG) which will be held in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan from May 12-22, 2017, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Kuwait Olympic Committee had addressed the association on the possibility of its participation in the games …

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Kazma, Jahra share top spot

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The first basketball team of Kazma Club crushed Sulaibikhat team with a score of 87-53 in the sixth round of the Premier League. Jahra team dismissed Al-Shaban team with a score of 79-64. Al-Arabi defeated Al Tadhamon with a score of 64-55 and Al Nasser concluded …

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Chelsea survive Terry red, Liverpool ‘held’ in FA Cup – Middlesbrough avoid upset, beat ShEffIeld 3-0

LONDON, Jan 8, (AFP): Premier League leaders Chelsea had captain John Terry sent off as they cruised into the FA Cup fourth round with a 4-1 victory over Peterborough United on Sunday. Terry, handed a rare start, saw red for a last-man foul on Lee Angol at Stamford Bridge, but …

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Anderson powers New Zealand to 3-0 Twenty20 series sweep – Black Caps beat Bangladesh by 27 runs

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand, Jan 8, (AFP): Corey Anderson bludgeoned 94 off just 41 balls as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 27 runs in the third Twenty20 at Bay Oval on Sunday to sweep the series. Anderson, who put on 124 runs for the fourth wicket with Kane Williamson (60), …

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Dimitrov wins first title in over 2 years – Bautista Agut beats Medvedev in Chennai final

BRISBANE, Australia, Jan 8, (Agencies): Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won his first title in over two years when he upset world number five Kei Nishikori in three sets to win the Brisbane International on Sunday. In an enthralling final between two evenly matched opponents, Dimitrov claimed the Roy Emerson Trophy 6-2, …

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Real hammer Granada to equal record – Atletico blank Eibar

MADRID, Jan 7, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo paraded his fourth Ballon d’Or and powered home his first goal of 2017 as Real Madrid equalled Barcelona’s Spanish record 39-game unbeaten run with a 5-0 demolition of lowly Granada on Saturday. The Portuguese was honoured by previous Ballon d’Or winners to have played …

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Australia secure 3-0 series sweep – Pakistan lose by 220 runs

SYDNEY, Jan 7, (AP): Australia secured a 3-0 sweep by quickly wrapping up Pakistan’s second innings for 244 on Saturday, winning the third test by 220 runs to cap a domination of the series. Spinner Steve O’Keefe took three wickets for his best test figures of 3-53, with seamer Josh …

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Haya Taal wins Farwaniya Governor’s Cup

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: The horse Haya Taal from Al-Khattiya Stable won the Farwaniya Governor Horseracing Cup after winning the 2,800-meter race within 3:03:39 minutes. In second place was the horse Dibawi from Al-Khudr Stable, followed by the horse Shattan from Al-Murd Stable in third place. According to a press …

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Giroud caps Arsenal revival – Clement sees Swansea win, Stoke ease worries

LONDON, Jan 4, (AFP): Arsenal staged a sensational fightback from three goals down as Olivier Giroud’s last-gasp equaliser rescued a draw at Bournemouth, while Swansea welcomed new boss Paul Clement with a crucial 2-1 win at Crystal Palace. Arsene Wenger’s side were facing their first defeat — and a major …

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Al-Kandari, Garcia capture FAST ‘Victory’ scenario – Ahmad and Al-Ansari close gap for second place

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: FAST-Kuwait gathered for the opening of their FAST LEAGUE 2017, and had a great scenario to open up as FAST Pres. Ronil Garcia began the competition with a win on his own ‘V’ Scenario for the Professional Category and Hamad Al Kandari showed that he too …

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