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Four Japan athletes kicked out ‘ of Asian Games for buying sex

Posted by on 20/08/2018
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Four Japan athletes kicked out ‘ of Asian Games for buying sex

Four Japan athletes kicked out ‘ of Asian Games for buying sex

‘Athletes should always be a good symbol of society’ TOKYO: Four Japanese basketball players yesterday apologised for bringing “disgrace” to their nation after they were kicked out of the Asian Games for paying prostitutes for sex. The regional Olympics was hit by scandal after the players were spotted in a notorious red light district of […]

Japan go from prostitutes to podium at Asian Games

Posted by on 20/08/2018
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Japan go from prostitutes to podium at Asian Games

Japan go from prostitutes to podium at Asian Games

Ikee wins women’s 100m freestyle and 50m butterfly JAKARTA: Teenager Rikako Ikee spearheaded a golden night for Japan’s swimmers after the expulsion of four basketball players for using prostitutes rocked the Japanese team at the Asian Games yesterday. Ikee, 18, won the women’s 100m freestyle and the 50m butterfly, Kanako Watanabe took women’s 200m breaststroke […]

Kuwait to partake with 10 shooters in three events

Posted by on 19/08/2018
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Kuwait to partake with 10 shooters in three events

Kuwait to partake with 10 shooters in three events

KUWAIT: President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations said Kuwait will participate with 10 shooters in three events. He said he is proud of Kuwait athletes participation in these games under Kuwait flag. He appreciated the support and care the sport of shooting receives from HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH […]

Kuwait welcomed back to Asian Games with OCA warning

Posted by on 18/08/2018
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Kuwait welcomed back to Asian Games with OCA warning

Kuwait welcomed back to Asian Games with OCA warning

JAKARTA: Kuwait was warned by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) yesterday to stop its “world record” of government interference in sport or face being exiled for a third time. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) this week provisionally lifted its ban on Kuwait, allowing the state’s athletes to march under their own flag at Saturday’s […]

In a glittering ceremony, Indonesia declares the 18th Asian Games open

Posted by on 18/08/2018
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In a glittering ceremony, Indonesia declares the 18th Asian Games open

In a glittering ceremony, Indonesia declares the 18th Asian Games open

Two Koreas march together as Asian Games burst into life JAKARTA: Indonesia president Joko Widodo declared the 18th Asian Games open in a glittering ceremony yesterday, launching what promises to be a frenetic fortnight of breathless sporting action featuring the best of the continent’s athletes. Some 13,000 athletes will compete in 40 sports and 67 […]

Al-Osaimi praises Kuwait, athletes

Posted by on 18/08/2018
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Al-Osaimi praises Kuwait, athletes

Al-Osaimi praises Kuwait, athletes

KUWAIT: Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Secretary General Obaid Al-Osaimi has congratulated Kuwait leaders and athletes after the international sports body lifted Kuwait’s suspension. He said this lifting comes as a result of tremendous efforts by ministers and former senior officials, headed by Former Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem […]

IOC temporary lifts ban on national sports

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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IOC temporary lifts ban on national sports

IOC temporary lifts ban on national sports

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri yesterday expressed relief at a decision taken by the executive bureau of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), temporarily lifting the ban on the Kuwaiti sports, pending “completion of the roadmap that has been agreed upon by the two parties.” Minister Jabri […]

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at Mclaren from 2019

Posted by on 16/08/2018
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Spanish driver Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at Mclaren from 2019

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso at Mclaren from 2019

‘I’ve been a McLaren fan for as long as I can remember’ LONDON: Spaniard Carlos Sainz will drive for McLaren in next season’s Formula One championship, filling the vacuum left by the retirement of Fernando Alonso, the team announced yesterday. The 23-year-old-son of the legendary Rally driver who bears the same name-has signed a “multi-year […]

Kuwait’s figure skating team wins more medals

Posted by on 09/08/2018
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Kuwait’s figure skating team wins more medals

Kuwait’s figure skating team wins more medals

 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s female figure skating team won four new gold medals yesterday at the Asian tournament in Bangkok. Hanan Al-Qallaf, Lulwa Al-Tharman, Fatima Ashkanani and Maryam Al-Atwan won first place in a competition after a distinguished performance. Qallaf said in a phone call with KUNA that she and her teammates’ involvement in the tournament, […]

Sprint king Bolt given as long as it takes at club

Posted by on 08/08/2018
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Sprint king Bolt given as long as it takes at club

Sprint king Bolt given as long as it takes at club

SYDNEY: Usain Bolt will be given as long as it takes to prove he deserves a playing contract, the Central Coast Mariners said Wednesday after the Australian club agreed to help the sprint king realise his dream of becoming a professional footballer. The 31-year-old eight-time Olympic champion, who retired from athletics last year, is an […]

Under KIB sponsorship, Ghazi Al-Jeraiwy shines

Posted by on 07/08/2018
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Under KIB sponsorship, Ghazi Al-Jeraiwy shines

Under KIB sponsorship, Ghazi Al-Jeraiwy shines

KUWAIT: The jockeys of the KIB Equestrian team continue to shine on the global equestrian scene – most recently at the CH de Wolden – CSI Zuidwolde International Competition, where Ghazi Al-Jeraiwy took the 3rd place in the 35CM CATEGORY. The young jockey completed an error-free round – clocking in at a timing of 39.60 […]

Kuwaitis nab gold, silver at Arab U-15 fencing event

Posted by on 07/08/2018
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Kuwaitis nab gold, silver at Arab U-15 fencing event

Kuwaitis nab gold, silver at Arab U-15 fencing event

KUWAIT: Kuwaitis Mohammad Al-Fadhli and Hussain Mahdi clinched respective gold and silver medals at the Arab U-15 Fencing Championships, which concluded in Amman, Jordan, on Monday. The two young fencers secured the accolades in the men’s Sabre individuals, according to the Kuwait Fencing Federation. Kuwait team director Tareq Mahdi said he was pleased with the […]

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