In pictures: Kuwait's first women's ice hockey team

Kuwait 'ice ladies' will play their first international game on October 30 at the Ice Hockey World Championship in Bangkok.
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Members of the Kuwaiti women's ice hockey team during the exercise at the ski lounge in Kuwait City. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Widad (L) and Maryam, goalkeepers of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.
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Members of Kuwait's women's ice hockey team take part in a training session at the ski lounge in Kuwait City on September 29, 2017. Fifty-six Kuwaiti women between the ages of 15 and 30 are now the proud owners of team jerseys emblazened with their names on the back -- some of them mothers who frequently bring their children to training.