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Kuwaiti grabs 3rd place in Taiwan

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24, (KUNA): Kuwait’s water ski team has clinched advanced places in the Taiwan’s Open Cup for Water Ski. Kuwaiti skier Khaled Al-Awadhi grabbed the third place in the cable wakeboard competitions of the Asian international event, concluded on Sunday, Kuwait Sea Sport Club (KSSC) said in a …

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Heading the ball ‘affects memory’ – study

LONDON, Oct 24, (AFP): Heading a football can significantly affect a player’s brain function and memory up to a day, a study by researchers at Scotland’s Stirling University has said. Memory performance was reduced by between 41 percent to 67 percent following heading practice, according to the research, with the …

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HH the Crown Prince Shooting competition honors winners – Attendees, participation of high-level shooters praised

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: The annual shooting competition of HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed concluded at the Shooting Complex of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed. Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah represented HH the Crown Prince at the event. Also present …

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Chelsea thrash Mou’s Man U 4-0 – ‘Special One, not special anymore’

LONDON, Oct 23, (AFP): Chelsea supporters taunted Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho with chants of “You’re not special anymore!” as his Stamford Bridge return yielded a humiliating 4-0 defeat on Sunday. With seven major titles across two spells, Mourinho is Chelsea’s most successful ever manager, but his return to his …

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India retain Kabaddi WC title – Thakur inspires holders victory over Iran

AHMEDABAD, India, Oct 23: (Agencies): Inspired by a superlative performance from raider Ajay Thakur, India won the  Kabaddi World Cup for the third time in a row beating fellow powerhouse Iran in the final, at the Transstadia, in Ahmedabad, on Saturday. In a game of two halves, the two traditional …

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Arsenal go top of EPL – Boro deny Wenger birthday win

LONDON, Oct 22, (AFP): Arsenal went top of the Premier League, but their seven-game winning run came to an end as Middlesbrough secured a goalless draw at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. The North London side have gone above Manchester City, who play on Sunday, but are leveled on points …

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Al-Harbi claims 1st place in air rifle 10 meters category – Shooting Tourney concludes

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 22: HH the Crown Prince Shooting Competition concluded at Skeikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Shooting Complex with the participation of 300 male and female shooters representing Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Winners at the competition included Abdullah Al-Harbi who took first place in the air rifle …

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Kuwait clinch 3rd place in motocross tourney in Qatar

DOHA, Oct 22, (KUNA): Kuwait’s moto rider Mishari Bo Shaibah won the third place in the first round (Race 1) competitions of the Qatar International Endurocross championship Friday. The event saw some competitive and strong performances by the participants, Bo Shaibah told KUNA, adding that over 15 prominent riders from …

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Al-Afasi wins 1st place in ‘double-trap’ competition

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: On the third day of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Shooting Championship, which is being held at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Range, Kuwaiti sharpshooter Hamad Al-Afasi won first place in the double-trap competition followed by Khalid Al-Kaabi from the United …

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Himalayan setting for Aussie-India finale – India agrees to trial DRS for England Tests

NEW DELHI, Oct 21, (Agencies): The picturesque Himalayan hillstation of Dharamsala will make its debut as a Test venue by hosting the finale of a much-anticipated series between India and Australia in the new year. Dharamsala, which is home to the Dalai Lama, is the latest beneficiary of a new …

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