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Al-Mutairi claims Drift race podium

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 9, (KUNA): Kuwaiti driver Nasser Al-Mutairi won the third place in the eighth and final round of King of Nations Drift Pro Series in Greece on Sunday. Al-Mutairi, representing the Middle East in the event, expressed great joy for being able to secure this epic journey despite …

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Toyota secures podium finish in challenging Mexico round – #8 TS050 Hybrid takes 3rd spot of 2017 FIA WEC

MEXICO, Sept 19: Toyota GAZOO Racing completed a tight race in the fifth round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and claimed a podium finish in the 6 Hours of Mexico. The #8 TS050 Hybrid, led by crew Sébastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson and Kazuki Nakajima, secured the third …

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Kipyegon adds world title to Oly gold – McLeod strikes

LONDON, Aug 8, (Agencies): Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon added the world title to her Olympic gold when she won a superb women’s 1,500 metres final in a white-hot London Stadium atmosphere on Monday, judging her charge to perfection and holding off the field. Kipyegon, silver medallist two years ago, took up …

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Gatlin ‘stuns’ Bolt, Bahrain’s Rose wins women’s marathon – Kirui rules men’s marathon, Ayana destroys field for 10,000m title

LONDON, Aug 6, (Agencies): Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday, beating the Jamaican superstar into third and sparking a chorus of boos from a London crowd unhappy with his doping past. What was meant to be a …

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Thompson in tune for next worlds, ‘concern’ for Braz – De Grasse wins 200m to book Diamond finals spot

RABAT, July 17, (AFP): Jamaica’s sprint queen Elaine Thompson tuned up for next month’s world championships in style at the Rabat Diamond League meet on Sunday, but Olympic pole vault champion Thiago Braz endured a torrid time. The Brazilian stole the show in Rio last year but failed in all …

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Sofian wins Class 1 horse race – Mehaya, Muta’adi, Star and Miraj triumph

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: The 13th Horseracing Tournament of Farwaniya Equestrian Club was held on Friday, Jan 20 on Sheikh Ahmed Al-Jaber Racetracks under the patronage of the businessman Ali Al-Shalahi. In the fifth round of 1,000-meter race for Class 1 horses, the horse Sofian from Al-Qeni Stable came first …

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Bolt shakes off bad start, wins Racers GPrix 100m – Ahoure clocks African record 10.78 at Florida meet

KINGSTON, Jamaica, June 12, (Agencies): Jamaica’s Usain Bolt shook off a “horrible start” to win the 100m at the Racers Grand Prix athletics meeting in 9.88sec, the second-fastest time in the world this year. “It wasn’t a perfect race, but the good thing was that I won and I came …

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Mercedes F1 team pens open letter to reassure doubtful fans – Red Bull move for Verstappen was always likely

PARIS, May 5, (Agencies): The Mercedes Formula One team published an open letter to fans on Wednesday to counter speculation on social media following the Russian Grand Prix that it favors Nico Rosberg over teammate Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton, the defending F1 champion, has endured a miserable start to the season …

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Al-Attiyah puts the Skoda into cruise control in Kuwait Rally – Second place and slender MERC 2 lead for Turkey’s Timur

JULAI’A, Kuwait, March 25: Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah may well be able to hit the cruise control button on the final leg of the Kuwait International Rally, after he surged into a staggering lead of 6min 23.2sec after six timed special stages in the southern Kuwait deserts on Friday. He …

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‘Race’ competes, but not medal – Flick recounts Owen’s Nazi-defying triumph at ’36 Olympics

Though the film is due out in theaters this weekend, it’ll be a couple of years before “Race” fully arrives in its most natural habitat: resource-starved high school history classrooms. Which is not necessarily a bad thing. Competently recounting a fairly can’t-miss historical episode — Jesse Owens’ Nazi-defying triumph at …

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