Wednesday , April 25 2018

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Kansas State ends UMBC historic run – Xavier ousted

NASHVILLE, Tenn, March 19, (AP): PJ Savoy made a 3-pointer with 1:08 left to give Florida State its first lead of the second half, and the Seminoles rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat top-seeded Xavier 75-70 on Sunday night in the second round of the West Region. The Seminoles, …

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Truex grabs 1st win of NASCAR season – Harvick accepts blame for mistake

FONTANA, California, March 19, (AP): Martin Truex Jr saw nothing but clean air and green flags down the stretch in his first victory of the new NASCAR Cup season. Truex didn’t get much of a look at Kevin Harvick, whose bid for four straight wins was ruined by an early …

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Del Potro ends Federer run for title – Osaka tops Kasatkina to win first title

INDIAN WELLS, United States, March 19, (AFP): Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro stunned top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8/10), 7-6 (7/2) Sunday to win his first Indian Wells title and second consecutive ATP crown. The 29-year-old from Argentina handed Federer his first match defeat of 2018 and …

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Karthik’s last-ball six gifts India title – Bangladesh fall

COLOMBO, March 18, (AFP): Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik hit a last-ball six in his blazing cameo to help India edge out Bangladesh by four wickets and clinch the Twenty20 tri-series title in Colombo on Sunday. Karthik hit 29 off just eight balls to get India past their 167-run target in a …

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Tarek Al-Qallaf: A global champion’s success story – Investing in national skills to make world of difference

Since its establishment in 1977, Burgan Bank has been keen to enhance its role in community development and as an active member of the society that will inspire positive changes. Now, as one of the highest contributors to society, Burgan Bank has been an integral part in supporting community initiatives …

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Messi scores again, Barca go 11 points clear – Sevilla defeated by Leganes

BARCELONA, March 18, (RTRS): Barcelona moved 11 points clear at the top of La Liga on Sunday after beating Athletic Bilbao 2-0 at home with a goal from Paco Alcacer and a thumping strike from Lionel Messi in the first half. Alcacer took the place of suspended striker Luis Suarez …

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Cricket-India win tri-series after Karthik blitz in tense final

COLOMBO, March 18 (Reuters) – India survived late drama in a pulsating final to clinch the Twenty20 tri-series after Dinesh Karthik smashed the final ball for a six to secure their thrilling four-wicket victory against a gallant Bangladesh side on Sunday. With India needing 34 runs off the last two …

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Chennai win 2nd ISL title

BANGALORE, India, March 17, (AFP): Chennaiyin FC clinched their second Indian Super League title on Saturday after beating debutants Bengaluru FC 3-2 in a mouthwatering final clash. Goals from Brazilians Mailson Alves and Raphael Augusto gave Chennaiyin FC their second ISL trophy after winning in 2015. Bengaluru FC started in …

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Kuwait National Ice Hockey Team hold training camp

Kuwait National Ice Hockey Team Saturday participated in a local training camp in preparation for the Asian Ice Hockey Championship, which will kick off on April 3 in Manila, the Philippines with the participation of five teams. Chairman of Kuwait Winter Games Club Fuhaid Al-Ajmi declared that the club deliberately …

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Al-Otaibi lauds Kuwait National Shooting Team on its achievements

Head of Kuwait Shooting Club Duaij Al-Otaibi says the achievement of Kuwait National Shooting Team in the Arab Shooting Tournament, which was recently held in Sharm Al-Sheikh, Egypt, is an addition to the series of achievements realized by Kuwait shooting sport. In a press statement issued after welcoming the Kuwaiti …

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