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The Kuwait Football Association said on its Twitter account "around 40 people" had been hospitalised for minor injuries and posted videos of some of those involved after they had received treatment. It was only their second ever championship in the tournament. The win was an apt reward for Oman who were the most consistent team in the 23rd edition of the prestigious regional tournament which was shifted to Kuwait from Qatar after its global football ban was lifted by FIFA a few weeks ago.
  • Arsenal chief scout tells Wenger to sign £2m Greek starlet Konstantinos Mavropanos

    Arsenal chief scout tells Wenger to sign £2m Greek starlet Konstantinos Mavropanos

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    It is understood Arsenal want to tie-up a permanent deal for the Greece U21 worldwide before sending him out on loan to German side Werder Bremen . With Mavropanos very much a low-key signing, Wenger has not ruled out making additions to his first-team this month, although the Gunners coach has already denied suggestions the club have made a bid to sign Chelsea centre-half David Luiz.
  • Brilliant Kyrgios too good for Dimitrov in Brisbane

    Brilliant Kyrgios too good for Dimitrov in Brisbane

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    Kyrgios fought back from a set down to reach Brisbane final. Nick Kyrgios turned on the style in time to beat Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov and set up a semi-final against top seed and holder Grigor Dimitrov at the Brisbane International yesterday.
  • Pep Guardiola cautious of Man Metropolis's 'horrible' fixture schedule

    Pep Guardiola cautious of Man Metropolis's 'horrible' fixture schedule

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    The Clarets reached the fifth round of the FA Cup last season, before surprisingly losing to non-league Lincoln, while they have not made it beyond that stage since 2003. Pep Guardiola can rotate again and still have enough quality, so I can only see the juggernaut rolling on here. City have been tipped to reinforce the squad this month, with Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti and Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez among their reported targets.
  • Lonzo Ball "Probable" For Friday, Luke Walton Secure

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    Center Brook Lopez returned last game following an eight-game absence due to a sprained ankle and Ball is back. Rookie point guards usually don't shoot well to begin with, and shooting percentages are less an indication of a player's actual shooting prowess than a representation of their tendencies on the court.
  • David Silva reveals absences were due to family problem

    David Silva reveals absences were due to family problem

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    Aguero rounded off the scoring for City with his 16th of the season but was more inclined to highlight the 31-year-old's contribution. Not only that, he also comes across as a great guy. And it's fair to say football fans completely agree with him. Michael Carrick has once again demonstrated his class with a message to David Silva , whose prematurely born son is "fighting for his life".
  • Figure skater picks hip-hop song 'Turn Down For What' for routine

    Figure skater picks hip-hop song 'Turn Down For What' for routine

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    Polina Edmunds, a 2014 Olympian, withdrew from the ladies' free skate at the nationals on Friday, according to U.S. Figure Skating. Besides watching Ma get a little raunchy on the ice, the best part of the video is listening to the commentators go from bemusement at his choice of house music to start, to stunned when Lil Jon kicks in.
  • Donovan McNabb, Eric Davis Out At ESPN After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

    Donovan McNabb, Eric Davis Out At ESPN After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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    Cantor's lawsuit, filed against the National Football League, included accusations of sex/gender discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination. He had been a radio host for ESPN, and made regular appearances on a host of shows, including First Take . Weinberger, who is now the President of Bill Simmons Media Group, was also suspended pending an investigation.
  • Cavaliers reportedly tried trading Kyrie Irving before he asked to be moved

    Cavaliers reportedly tried trading Kyrie Irving before he asked to be moved

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    On Wednesday, Ramona Shelburne of ESPN .com noted colleague Adrian Wojnarowski said, " San Antonio tried really, really hard to get him", when discussing Irving on SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt. This season, Irving is averaging 24.8 points a night for the Celtics . The Pacers ended up sending George to the Oklahoma City Thunder. A long winning streak will overshadow this brief skid.
  • Mourinho rounds on Scholes in tirade over Pogba flak

    Mourinho rounds on Scholes in tirade over Pogba flak

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    I think Scholes will be in history as a phenomenal player, not as a pundit. " Paul (Pogba ) tries to do his best all the time". Paul Pogba was Manchester United's big signing just two-years ago, when he set world transfer record of 89 million pounds in his move from Juventus to Manchester United .
  • Arsene Wenger rules out bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    Arsene Wenger rules out bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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    Quizzed about any possible interest at his pre-weekend press conference on Friday, the Gunners boss said: "No, that is not a possibility". Arsenal made their first signing of the transfer window when they completed a £2 million deal for young Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos from PAS Giannina.
  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger BANNED for three matches after referee comments

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger BANNED for three matches after referee comments

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    Referee Mike Dean awarded West Brom a late penalty for what he adjudged to be a handball by Calum Chambers. Wenger has separately also been asked for his observations for comments made both before and after Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Wednesday night, for which he has until Tuesday 9 January to respond, and could face further punishment.