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Woods had marijuana in system at arrest

Posted by on 16/08/2017
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Woods had marijuana in system at arrest

Woods had marijuana in system at arrest

FORT LAUDERDALE: Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said. Police in Jupiter, Florida, released the report less than a week after the golf superstar agreed to enter […]

Kuwait shooting champions returns home

Posted by on 15/08/2017
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Kuwait shooting champions returns home

Kuwait shooting champions returns home

KUWAIT: Minister of Commerce and Industry, Acting State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan said “We congratulate Kuwait’s champions and the Shooting Sport Federation for their achievement, as Asia’s top shooting champions, and was able to top many countries like China, India along with many others.” He said “we are used to Kuwait shooters raising […]

Bolt ends stellar career with injury, Farah loses in final

Posted by on 13/08/2017
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Bolt ends stellar career with injury, Farah loses in final

Bolt ends stellar career with injury, Farah loses in final

LONDON: Usain Bolt ended his stellar career in excruciating pain. The Jamaican great crumpled to the track with a left-leg injury as he was chasing a final gold medal for the Jamaican 4×100-meter relay team on Saturday at the world championships. Having to make up lots of ground on the anchor leg, Bolt suddenly screamed, […]

Kuwait and Kazakhstan shooting clubs join forces

Posted by on 13/08/2017
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Kuwait and Kazakhstan shooting clubs join forces

Kuwait and Kazakhstan shooting clubs join forces

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Club signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday with its Kazakh counterpart in an effort to further the precision sport in both nations. The deal was sealed on the sidelines of the seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan, Duaij Al-Otaibi, the president of the Arab and Kuwaiti shooting clubs, told KUNA. […]

Bolt gets Jamaica into relay final for grand farewell

Posted by on 12/08/2017
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Bolt gets Jamaica into relay final for grand farewell

Bolt gets Jamaica into relay final for grand farewell

LONDON: Usain Bolt set the stage for his grand farewell, powering down the finishing straight yesterday to qualify Jamaica for the 4×100-meter relay final at the world championships. Fittingly, he will face Justin Gatlin and the United States in the final chapter of his unparalleled career. Both nations won their heats early Saturday, though the […]

Warholm screams to victory on night of shocks

Posted by on 10/08/2017
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Warholm screams to victory on night of shocks

Warholm screams to victory on night of shocks

LONDON: Norway’s Karsten Warholm and Phyllis Francis produced sublime performances to stun the favourites and take gold at the athletics world championships on Wednesday. Warholm, a baby-faced 21-year-old, led from start to finish to beat one of the all-time greats in the 400 metres hurdles Kerron Clement and give Norway their first gold in the […]

One-lap wonder Van Niekerk targets Johnson double

Posted by on 09/08/2017
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One-lap wonder Van Niekerk targets Johnson double

One-lap wonder Van Niekerk targets Johnson double

LONDON: Wayde van Niekerk’s bid for a first world double since 1995 now turns to the 200m after he stormed to a comfortable victory in the 400m. After initially struggling with the cold, the 25-year-old ran a solid final bend to blast to victory in 43.98 seconds with a lot to spare, and went straight […]

Kuwaiti shooters power to victory in Asian tourney

Posted by on 09/08/2017
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Kuwaiti shooters power to victory in Asian tourney

Kuwaiti shooters power to victory in Asian tourney

KUWAIT: Kuwait clinched first place yesterday in the team competition of the Seventh Asian Shotgun Championship held in Kazakhstan. Abdulrahman Al-Faihan and Sara Al- Hawal led their team to victory, as South Korea and India trailed in second and third place, respectively, Duaij Al-Otaibi, head of the Kuwait and Arab Shooting Sports Federations went on […]

McLeod wins world title, Merritt’s dream dashed

Posted by on 08/08/2017
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McLeod wins world title, Merritt’s dream dashed

McLeod wins world title, Merritt’s dream dashed

LONDON: Jamaica’s Omar McLeod added the world 110 metres hurdles title to his Olympic crown in London on Monday and jointly dedicated it to his mother and superstar Usain Bolt. However, world record holder Aries Merritt’s dream of winning at least a medal two years after a kidney transplant were dashed as the American 2012 […]

Tori Bowie – from foster child to fame

Posted by on 07/08/2017
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Tori Bowie – from foster child to fame

Tori Bowie – from foster child to fame

LONDON: Tori Bowie’s dream of one day seeing a sign in her home community saying ‘welcome to Sand Hill home to Tori Bowie’ looks almost certain to be realised after her 100m win at the world athletics championships. For the sport of athletics the 26-year-old American’s victory-courtesy of her habitual hurling herself at the line […]

KIB’s showjumping team prepares for next season in The Netherlands

Posted by on 07/08/2017
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KIB’s showjumping team prepares for next season in The Netherlands

KIB’s showjumping team prepares for next season in The Netherlands

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Bank (KIB) announced that the team of showjumping champions it sponsors, and who compete under the Bank’s name, recently departed for a training camp in The Netherlands in preparation for the upcoming equestrian season. The KIB showjumping team, which features jockeys Ghazi Al-Juraei, Ahmad Al-Mudaheka, Abdullah Hamadah and Ahmad Al-Ansari, is set […]

Gatlin gatecrashes Bolt’s 100 metre farewell party

Posted by on 06/08/2017
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Gatlin gatecrashes Bolt’s 100 metre farewell party

Gatlin gatecrashes Bolt’s 100 metre farewell party

LONDON: American veteran Justin Gatlin was booed after he stunned Usain Bolt to win the 100m world title in London on Saturday and rain on the Jamaican’s farewell race in the blue riband event. Gatlin, who has served two doping bans and won silvers behind Bolt at the last two world championships, clocked 9.92 seconds, […]

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