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Kuwait’s National Men’s Ice Hockey Team start journey

Kuwait’s National Ice Hockey Team for Men on Wednesday started its journey in the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Challenge Cup of Asia which kicked off Tuesday in Manila, Philippines where the team will meet their Mongolian counterpart. This is the 11th edition of the IIHF challenge cup which …

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S. Africa crush Australia to clinch series – Philander shines

JOHANNESBURG, April 3, (RTRS): Vernon Philander grabbed six wickets in a devastating spell of seam bowling as South Africa crushed Australia by a record 492 runs to clinch the four-match series 3-1 on Tuesday, leaving the tourists with much soul-searching to do. The scandal-hit tourists had promised to fight for …

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DiVincenzo fires Villanova to US college title – Wolverines fall

LOS ANGELES, April 3, (AFP): Freshman Donte DiVincenzo came off the bench to score 31 points as Villanova University outclassed the University of Michigan Wolverines to claim the prestigious US collegiate basketball crown on Monday. Towering guard DiVincenzo dominated the Michigan defense with a devastating first half display as the …

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Ronaldo scores stunner as Madrid beats Juventus 3-0 in Champions league

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning overhead kick for his second goal of the night to help Real Madrid beat 10-man Juventus 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. Ronaldo’s first goal came in the third minute and was helped by Juve’s …

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‘We will continue exerting efforts to lift ban on sports’

Former chief of KFA honours Al-Roudhan KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (KUNA): Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al- Jabri stressed Monday keenness of the relevant authorities to continue efforts to lift suspension of sports to all games, affirming need of concerted efforts of all to …

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Jumaa wins gold in 5th Ras Al-Khaimah champ’ship

The Kuwaiti athletics team has won the first gold medal in a tournament abroad. Jarrah Al-Fadhli, the rapporteur of the Kuwaiti athletics committee affiliated to the Kuwaiti Olympic Committee, said in a statement to KUNA, on Monday, that the team won the gold in the fifth Ras Al-Khaimah (UAE) championship. …

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BAS and Serbian Embassy host ‘Olympia Cup’ 2018

The British Academy of Sport (BAS) in conjunction with the Serbian Embassy hosted the Third Women’s International Volleyball Tournament in Kuwait between the various Embassies at the British School of Kuwait (BSK) in Salwa. This year, eight teams participated representing Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Palestine, Philippines, Romania, Ukraine and USA. The …

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Resilient Spurs snap Chelsea jinx – Dele the hero

LONDON, April 1, (AFP): Dele Alli scored twice in four second-half minutes as Tottenham Hotspur beat Chelsea 3-1 on Sunday to end a 28-year wait for a Premier League win at Stamford Bridge. Defeat for the hosts all but ends Chelsea’s hopes of Champions League football next season as Spurs …

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Joshua goes the distance before beating Parker – ‘I want Wilder … get him in the ring’

CARDIFF, United Kingdom, April 1, (AFP): Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time in his professional career before winning a unanimous points decision in his world heavyweight title unification fight with Joseph Parker in Cardiff on Saturday. After 12 rounds, Britain’s Joshua triumphed 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 on …

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Manchester City on brink of title – Everton beaten

LIVERPOOL, March 31, (AFP): Manchester City clinched a comfortable 3-1 victory over Everton on Saturday to give the leaders the tantalising prospect of being crowned Premier League champions with a win over bitter rivals Manchester United. City secured the points at Goodison Park courtesy of goals from Leroy Sane, Gabriel …

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