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Sports

Kuwait top Arab nations in latest ranking – Achievement serves as catalyst: Al-Kandari

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29, (KUNA): The latest International Tennis Federation (www.itftennis.com) ranking for teams participating in the Davis Cup (www.daviscup.com) put Kuwait on top of Arab countries in the men’s category, which includes North African countries. Kuwait is the only Arab-Asian country competing in the second group of Davis Cup …

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Plane crash kills dream of soccer team that defied odds – Chance for glory for would-be South American champs ‘Chapecoense’ ends

SAO PAULO, Nov 29, (AFP): Traveling on the doomed airliner that crashed in Colombia overnight were the players and staff of a Brazilian football club about to complete a fairytale journey from unknowns to would-be South American champions. The LAMIA charter plane went down near Medellin late Monday with 81 …

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First Arab Best Award honors various sports clubs, sportspersons – International sportsman Omar Abdulrahman wins title for Best Player

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29, (KUNA): The Secretariat General of the First Arab Best Award held a ceremony in Marrakesh, Morocco to honor various sports clubs and sportspersons in all Arab countries. The United Arab Emirates won most of the awards. Al-Ain Club won the Best Club Award reward and the …

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Bhavanites mark Eighth Annual Sports Meet – Satya House win overall championship

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan celebrated the Eighth Annual Sports Meet at the Keifan Stadium under the theme ‘We Are United’. On this auspicious occasion the Bhavanites had the rare privilege to have an internationally acclaimed sports star as the chief guest for the day, the illustrious …

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Team Egypt win the ‘Challenge Cup’ – BAS, Romanian Embassy hold 3rd International Basketball tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and the Romanian Embassy in Kuwait organized the Third International Basketball Tournament between various Embassies in Kuwait on Friday 25 November at the BSK Campus. A total of 12 teams represented their countries:  Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Great Britain, Greece, …

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PAS takes over Kuwait Equestrian & Hunting Club – Procedures handled with utmost maturity, civility

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28, (KUNA): In the presence of the Deputy Director General for Sports Dr Hamoud Fulaitah, a team from the Public Authority for Sports recently took over Kuwait Equestrian and Hunting Club after a decision was issued to dissolve the authority’s administrative board. Dr Fulaitah stated the chairman …

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Al Habtoor gives support to Zayed Charity Marathon – KAH Chairman pledges to continue to sponsor good work by the committee

DUBAI, UAE, Nov 27: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group, welcomed a committee from the Zayed Charity Marathon at his Majlis on Al Wasl Road. The committee included Lt General Mohammed Hilal Al Kaabi, Head of the organizing committee and Colonel Mohammed Ali Amer, General Coordinator of …

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Sanchez fires Arsenal, Man Utd held – Saints down Everton

LONDON, Nov 27, (Agencies): Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was sent off as his side lost more ground in the Premier League title race by drawing 1-1 with West Ham United on Sunday. After Diafra Sakho’s second-minute opener was cancelled out by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mourinho was sent to the stands …

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Resurgent Australia deny SAfrica Test series sweep – Aussies beat Proteas by 7 wkts

ADELAIDE, Australia, Nov 27, (AFP): Australia rebounded to a seven-wicket victory over South Africa to end a run of five Test defeats in the day-night third Test in Adelaide on Sunday. The Australians, rejuvenated by five team changes in response to two humiliating defeats to the Proteas to lose the …

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Jeonbuk win Asian Champions League – UAE beaten 3-2 on aggregate

AL-AIN, UAE, Nov 26, (AFP): South Korea’s Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors won the Asian Champions League 3-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw with UAE’s Al Ain in the final’s second leg on Saturday. An atmosphere of gloom enveloped the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium as home fans wept after Al Ain …

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