Wednesday , October 17 2018

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Lloyd at the double, US dominate Chile

Americans go into qualifying confident and ready SAN JOSE, Calif, Sept 5, (AP): The Americans scored goals in so many ways over the past week. Now it’s time to do it on the big stage of World Cup qualifying. Carli Lloyd entered in the second half and immediately scored on …

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Nadal ‘bagelled’ but survives Thiem test

Del Potro ends American men’s champ hopes NEW YORK, Sept 5, (AFP): Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an epic US Open quarter-final confrontation to defeat battling ninth seed Dominic Thiem 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/5) and reach the semifinals for the seventh time. In a gripping 4-hour 49-minute …

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Nigeria coach Yusuf banned, fined over payment

ABUJA, Sept 5, (AFP): The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for 12 months and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents. The NFF ethics and fair play committee found Yusuf guilty of accepting $1,000 …

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‘Cech errors down to new Arsenal style’

Kabasele urges Watford to stay grounded after fast start LONDON, Sept 4, (RTRS): Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery wants his defense to play out from the back but the new approach does not suit goalkeeper Petr Cech, who seems uncomfortable with the ball at his feet, Watford goalie Ben Foster …

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Federer booted out by Millman

Nole, Nishikori through NEW YORK, Sept 4, (AFP): Five-time champion Roger Federer crashed out of the US Open on Monday, stunned by 55th-ranked Australian John Millman who booked a quarter-final clash with Serbian star Novak Djokovic. Millman’s 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (7/3) triumph scuppered a blockbuster last-four meeting between …

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Pakistan leave Hafeez out of Asia Cup cricket squad

Mani elected as PCB head LAHORE, Pakistan, Sept 4, (AFP): Pakistan left all-rounders Mohammad Hafeez and Imad Wasim out of a 16-man squad for the six-nation Asia Cup, to be played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from next week, selectors announced Tuesday. But left-handed opener Shan Masood gets his first …

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Two boats carry Kuwait’s flag in London’s Great River Race

The Great River Race is an annual competition that is held on London’s River Thames. This is a river marathon for any type of traditional styled coxed boat that is propelled by oars or paddles. The 34-kilometer course passes under 11 of London’s bridges, attracting over 330 crews with 2000 …

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TGIF stop Pongky Strikers win streak

X-Pin D’Bowls trounce NUSANTARA KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Midway of the elimination round of the Philippine Bowling Association in Kuwait-2018 Invitational Cup held at Cozmo Entertainment and Bowling Center in Kheifan, there was no intrusion in the ‘magic 6’ only changes in ranking and COZMO team kept holding the prime …

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Nadal, Del Potro into US Open last-eight

Isner on track NEW YORK, Sept 3, (AFP): Defending champion Rafael Nadal on Sunday reached the US Open quarter-finals for the eighth time where he will face Dominic Thiem, one of only three men to defeat him in 2018. World number one Nadal saw off a battling Nikoloz Basilashvili, the …

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Kuwait participates in 3rd World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan will host on Sunday the upcoming Third World Nomad Games with the participation of 60 countries including Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. The tournament is held under the supervision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the banks of Issyk-Kul, the largest lake in …

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