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Kuwait Cricket inaugurates Boubyan Trophy – Top banks compete for T20

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5: Kuwait Cricket held an opening ceremony for the T20 Boubyan Trophy at the Doha Entertainment City ground. This is the second …

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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics: IOC – Deputy PM Mutko given Olympic life ban; athletes can compete under Olympic flag

LAUSANNE, Dec 5, (Agencies): Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping but the International Olympic Committee said Russian competitors would …

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Can stale Champions League group stage be revived? – Only solution is to reintroduce straight knockout system, with no seedings

PARIS, Dec 4, (AFP): The Champions League group stage, which reaches its conclusion this week, has once again largely served to emphasise the gulf between …

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Hales faces ‘no charges’ over nightclub incident: ECB chief

LONDON, Dec 4, (AFP): Batsman Alex Hales will face no criminal charges over a fracas that resulted in an England suspension for him and all-rounder …

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Putin’s thirst for Oly victory backfires with possible ban – ‘Huge blow to Russian sport’

MOSCOW, Dec 4, (AFP): Vladimir Putin has staked Russia’s prestige — and his own reputation — on sporting achievements but a possible ban from the …

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Al-Rashidi wins first shooting ‘hunting simulator’ tournament – Al-Deihani in 2nd place, Al-Mutairi 3rd

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The First Shooting Sports Tournament (hunting simulator) concluded its activities on Saturday with the attendance of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Association, …

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Cotto’s farewell bout ends in unanimous decision loss to Ali – Vargas defends title over Negrete in bloody brawl

NEW YORK, Dec 3, (AP): This wasn’t the way Miguel Cotto planned to leave boxing. Sadam Ali ruined the Garden party for Cotto on Saturday …

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Georgia routs Auburn in SEC title game – Clemson claims spot in playoff with victory over Miami

ATLANTA, Dec 3, (AP): Shaking off a blowout loss to Auburn just three weeks ago, Jake Fromm threw two touchdown passes and No. 6 Georgia …

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World Cup favourites spared tough groups in Russia – Saudi draw Egypt; Japan paired with Poland; Germany face Mexico

MOSCOW, Dec 2, (Agencies): The favourites to win next year’s World Cup in Russia were given a fairly straightforward path to the last 16 with …

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Chelsea, Liverpool dazzle as Spurs stumble – Leicester win 1-0

LONDON, Dec 2, (Agencies): Eden Hazard sparkled as Chelsea swept Newcastle aside on Saturday to cling on to the coattails of runaway leaders Manchester City …

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