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Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Asia, Other Sports, Sports, World

Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

Beijing marathoners don face masks to battle smog

BEIJING: Despite heavy pollution blanketing Beijing yesterday, an international marathon went ahead, with face masks and sponges among the equipment used by competitors to battle the smog. The 34th Beijing International Marathon began at Tiananmen Square with many of the tens of thousands of participants wearing face masks. The 42-kilometer (26-mile) course ended at the […]

Toyota Racing stay unbeaten at home in Six Hours of Fiji race

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Other Sports, Sports

Toyota Racing stay unbeaten at home in Six Hours of Fiji race

Toyota Racing stay unbeaten at home in Six Hours of Fiji race

DUBAI: Toyota Racing maintained its unbeaten record on home ground with a dominant one-two victory in the Six Hours of Fuji race which was held on October 12 during the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The team scored a third consecutive win in the event thanks to the No. 8 TS040 […]

Lloyd apologizes for abandoning India tour

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Cricket, Sports

Lloyd apologizes for abandoning India tour

Lloyd apologizes for abandoning India tour

NEW DELHI: West Indies chief selector and former captain Clive Lloyd has apologized for the national team’s abrupt withdrawal from its tour of India because of a pay dispute between its cricket board and the players’ union. “I want to talk about the West Indies,” Lloyd said at a televised cricket discussion in New Delhi […]

Liverpool win thriller at QPR

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Liverpool win thriller at QPR

Liverpool win thriller at QPR

LONDON: Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling ended a difficult week on a high as the teenager inspired his side’s dramatic 3-2 win over QPR in an incredible finish featuring three goals in stoppage time at Loftus Road yesterday. Sterling had endured widespread derision after England manager Roy Hodgson revealed the Reds star had told him he was […]

Valencia stumble, Atletico grab win

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Football, Sports

Valencia stumble, Atletico grab win

Valencia stumble, Atletico grab win

MADRID: Valencia’s unbeaten start to the season came crashing to an end as they were beaten 3-0 away at struggling Deportivo la Coruna yesterday. Los Che are now tied with Atletico Madrid in fourth place after the champions beat Espanyol earlier in the day thanks to goals from Tiago and Mario Suarez. Valencia had started […]

Cilic, Anastasia win Kremlin Cup titles

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Cilic, Anastasia win Kremlin Cup titles

Cilic, Anastasia win Kremlin Cup titles

MOSCOW: US Open champion Marin Cilic continued his fine season by beating fifth seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut in straight sets to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow yesterday. The 26-year-old Croat, a career-high eighth in the ATP rankings fired 10 aces in a 6-4, 6-4 victory, his first ever meeting with Bautista-Agut. Cilic thus became […]

Crown Prince shooting tourney concludes

Posted by on 19/10/2014
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Crown Prince shooting tourney concludes

Crown Prince shooting tourney concludes

KUWAIT: The HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah shooting tournament concluded on Saturday in the presence of his representative Hawally Governor Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber, Chairwoman of Al-Fatat Club, Chairwoman of Kuwait Society for Model Family Sheikha Fareeha Al-Ahmad, Chairwoman of Kuwait Association for Women Sports Sheikha Naeema Al-Ahmad, PAYS […]

Zain main sponsor of the region’s top Motorsport Activity ‘GulfRun 10’

Posted by on 19/10/2014
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Zain main sponsor of the region’s top Motorsport Activity ‘GulfRun 10’

Zain main sponsor of the region’s top Motorsport Activity ‘GulfRun 10’

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorship of the region’s most anticipated motorsport activity, “GulfRun 10”. The motorsport event was established with a main aim of promoting safe and secure automobile racing and training within youth. The event will kick-start from December 2014 until January 2015 and will involve several […]

What’s faster? A drift car or a freerunner? – Mohamed Al-Attar vs Abdo Feghali

Posted by on 19/10/2014
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What’s faster? A drift car or a freerunner? – Mohamed Al-Attar vs Abdo Feghali

What’s faster? A drift car or a freerunner? – Mohamed Al-Attar vs Abdo Feghali

Can a man really outrun a machine? Drift racer Abdo Feghali and parkour athlete Mohammed Al-Attar chose the ancient Kuwaiti island of Failaka as the place to find out. With Feghali armed with a Nissan 370Z and Al-Attar with nothing more than a pair of trainers and a sweat band, the pair headed onto the […]

Qadsiya crowned AFC champions

Posted by on 19/10/2014
Filed under Football, Kuwait, Other News, Sports, Top Stories

Qadsiya crowned AFC champions

Qadsiya crowned AFC champions

DUBAI: Players from Kuwait’s Qadsiya SC celebrate after they won the 2014 AFC Cup final football match against Iraq’s Arbil FC at the Maktoum bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Stadium yesterday. Qadsiya won 4-2 after a penalty shootout following a goalless draw. Qadsiya have been runners-up twice over the last four years, and lost out on the […]

Crown Prince shooting Tournament ends in style

Posted by on 18/10/2014
Filed under Kuwait, Other Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Crown Prince shooting Tournament ends in style

Crown Prince shooting Tournament ends in style

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club will celebrate the conclusion of HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Tournament today at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, in the presence of Hawally Governor Lt General (Rt) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. President of the Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations has praised HH the Crown Prince […]

Kuwait Martial arts: Traditional, Competitive

Posted by on 18/10/2014
Filed under Kuwait, Other News, Other Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Kuwait Martial arts: Traditional, Competitive

Kuwait Martial arts: Traditional, Competitive

KUWAIT: When asking someone about martial arts, there is a high probability that their answer would describe individuals wearing special clothing, performing acts ranging from breaking objects to executing some sort of peculiar movements more akin to a dance than to an actual set of “killer” skills. However, a deeper observation would unveil more about […]

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