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Some 320 shooters, 39 nat’s compete in Kuwait shooting event: organisers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9, (KUNA): Some 320 shooters from 39 nations will compete in His Highness the Amir of Kuwait’s Seventh International Shooting Grand Prix, which begins on Saturday, organisers said. The event has become one of the major stops on the International Shooting Sport Federation calendar thanks to the …

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Fiery Rock N Bowl lane masters strike out Pinbowls

Al Qwassem All-Star, Siete Pares 1 & 2 post convincing victories KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Three weeks into the elimination round of the ongoing 2018 Season 12 FTBK Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament being held at the Cozmo Entertainment Center bowling lanes in Salmiya, the fiery Rock N Bowl lane masters …

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Saudi stadiums to open ‘doors’ to women on Friday

RIYADH, Jan 8, (AFP): Sports stadiums in Saudi Arabia will open their doors to women to attend football matches for the first time ever on Friday, the government has announced. “The first match that women will be allowed to watch will be Al-Ahli versus Al-Batin on Friday January 12,” the …

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Aussies complete rout of England – Hosts win series 4-0

SYDNEY, Jan 8, (AFP): Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday. The beleaguered tourists, with skipper Joe Root weakened by a stomach bug and unable to continue batting, …

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Philander blasts S. Africa to victory over India

Tourists bowled out for 135 in 72-run defeat CAPE TOWN, Jan 8, (AFP): South Africa’s fast bowlers, led by Vernon Philander, blasted through India’s batting as the host nation gained a 72-run win on the fourth day of the first Test at Newlands on Monday. Set 208 to win the …

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HH Amir praised for exceptional Gulf Cup 23

Oman cabinet touts compelling soccer event KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was commended Sunday by two Kuwaiti officials who congratulated him on the resounding success of the recently concluded 23rd edition of the Arabian Gulf Cup. His Highness the Amir was …

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KNEC Strikers silence Original Pin Killers, Air Safari tame ‘X’ Strikers

PBAK 2018 General Members’ Cup Team Tournament KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Registering three winning streaks and snatching the third weekly high series (3214), Kuwait National Exchange Co team surged from fourth to second place after they murdered the Original Pin Killers 3339- 2666 while Asian Air Safari cleaved the “X” …

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Federer leads Switzerland to third Hopman Cup title

Svitolina wins Brisbane; Kyrgios beats Dimitrov in semis PERTH, Australia, Jan 6, (Agencies): Switzerland won their third Hopman Cup on Saturday as Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber 4-3(3) 4-2 in the deciding mixed doubles to secure a 2-1 victory in the final at …

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Kiwis’ Williamson ton sinks Pakistan in Wellington downpour

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 61 runs under Duckworth-Lewis system WELLINGTON, Jan 6, (AFP): Kane Williamson may have been New Zealand’s hero in their dominant win over Pakistan in the opening one-day international in Wellington on Saturday, but he said it was not a game for heroics. “You’re always thinking …

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Oman win Gulf Cup for second time – Al-Rashidi breaks UAE hearts with 2 saves

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 6, (Agencies): Oman beat UAE 5-4 in a dramatic penalty- shootout to take home the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup on Friday after finishing a goalless draw in the regulation time and the extra time of the final match played at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait. UAE best …

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