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IOC Threatens Legal Action Against Rival Kuwait Olympic Committee

A "parallel" National Olympic Committee set up by the Kuwaiti Government has been threatened with legal action by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for...

Kuwait Football Association Raided By Police After Government Have Appeals Thrown Out By Swiss...

An unscheduled inspection has been paid to the headquarters of the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) by Government inspectors accompanied by police in the first...

Kuwaiti Shooter Becomes First Competitor Representing Independent Olympic Athletes to Win a Gold Medal

Kuwait's Fehaid Al-Deehani became the first-ever competitor representing the Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA) team to win a gold medal after claiming victory in the...

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Acquitted of Insulting Judiciary

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been fully acquitted by Kuwait’s Supreme Court on charges of insulting the judiciary. The ANOC President had been sentenced to six...

Nine Countries Seek to Hold Olympic Council of Asia Headquaters

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has received nine official submissions from countries across Asia to host its headquarters amidst a growing expectation that the...

Rome Mayor Says Paying for Olympics “Immoral”

It is hard to tell if reality has set in for Brazil or just one politician has jumped to a conclusion. Rio de Janeiro's...

Kuwait Ponders Dissolution of Sports Federations and Olympic Committee

Kuwait’s government is reportedly planning to dissolve every one of its national sports federations, including its National Olympic Committee, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport...

Kuwait facing ban from Rio 2016 after refusing to back down in row with...

Progress towards lifting Kuwait's ban from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stalled once again following unsuccessful negotiations with Government officials,insidethegames has been told. Unless...

Kuwait Government turn down IOC proposals to lift suspension as deadlock continues ahead of...

Two draft proposals aimed at lifting Kuwait's suspension from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have been turned down by the country's Government. As it stands,...

World Cup qualifier is cancelled as Kuwait remain suspended

Kuwait's World Cup qualifying clash in South Korea has been cancelled as the Gulf country remains suspended by world governing body FIFA. The two countries...

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