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Olympic-related meetings overshadowed by corruption charges

Sheikh Ahmad steps aside as head of ANOC – IOC TOKYO, Nov 26, (AP): A corruption case involving a powerful International Olympic Committee member is …

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‘Flying Tomato’ wins landmark gold – Winds throw games into chaos

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 14, (AFP): Snowboarding legend Shaun White savoured the feeling of “redemption” Wednesday after he produced a jaw-dropping final run to win …

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Ter Mors sets Oly record – Nao finishes 2nd

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 14, (RTRS): Dutch skater Jorien ter Mors bounced back spectacularly from an injury-plagued season by claiming a gold medal in the …

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Gold at last as Hirscher bags combined title – Snow queen Kim dominates women’s halfpipe

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 13, (Agencies): Austrian star Marcel Hirscher finally bagged Olympic gold when he produced a brilliant slalom run to storm to a …

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IOC refuses to lift Kuwait ban

LAUSANNE, Jan 1, (AFP): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while …

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Kuwait calls for temporary waiver of sports ban

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (AFP): The Kuwaiti government on Friday called on FIFA and the International Olympic Committee to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban …

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MPs form panel for sports law amendments

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The National Assembly during its special session Wednesday discussed amendments to the Kuwait sports law. In view of this, the Parliament …

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Pledge to solve sport crisis within 6 months

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The government has pledged to solve the sports ‘crisis’ within six months, MP Abdulwahab Al-Babtain said, and called on the international …

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POLICE ASSIST TRANSITION OF SPORTS OFFICES – Amir takes lead, gives direction to sport

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has placed his personal weight as the top State leader behind …

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Sport gears up to hoist Kuwaiti flag

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Sheikh Fahad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Chairman of an interim committee tasked with running Kuwait National Olympic Committee (NOC), said Saturday …

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