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KIB sponsors Night Run event

Posted by on 23/04/2018
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KIB sponsors Night Run event

KIB sponsors Night Run event

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Bank (KIB) sponsored the Night Run event, the first-of-its-kind run held in Kuwait. The run was organized by the Kuwait Banking Association in cooperation with Pro-Vision, one of the leading companies in the region that specializes in the management and consultancy of sports events. The event witnessed the participation of a large […]

Pakistan hockey hero seeks heart transplant in India

Posted by on 23/04/2018
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Pakistan hockey hero seeks heart transplant in India

Pakistan hockey hero seeks heart transplant in India

KARACHI: Pakistan’s World Cup winning field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed Monday reached out to India for help in securing a heart transplant-despite years of breaking his rivals’ “hearts on the field”. The 49-year-old has been suffering for weeks from complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in his heart. Ahmed has been a sporting […]

Matthysse vows fight ‘to the death’ against Pacquiao

Posted by on 18/04/2018
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Matthysse vows fight ‘to the death’ against Pacquiao

Matthysse vows fight ‘to the death’ against Pacquiao

MANILA: World champion Lucas Matthysse yesterday vowed a fight “to the death” in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao, describing the Philippine boxing legend a diminished star. But the 35-year-old Argentine-who took the vacant World Boxing Association welterweight title in January-said it was still a “dream-come-true” and “an honour” to face Pacquiao, winner of […]

For Pakistani dockworkers in Dubai, kushti is a way of life

Posted by on 17/04/2018
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For Pakistani dockworkers in Dubai, kushti is a way of life

For Pakistani dockworkers in Dubai, kushti is a way of life

‘Kushti is our tradition. It’s where we come to de-stress’ Every Friday evening in Dubai’s bustling Deira district, a sandy lot is transformed into the ring of champions. It is kushti wrestling night and Kala Pehlwan is ready to fight. As the sun sinks below towering palm trees, dozens of men-many in tunics, others in […]

KSSC make statements over Daihani’s retirement

Posted by on 16/04/2018
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KSSC make statements over Daihani’s retirement

KSSC make statements over Daihani’s retirement

KUWAIT: Following the announcement by Kuwait’s Olympic hero Fuhaid Al-Daihani to retire, he made statements during media interviews as to why he decided to retire, and this prompted the Kuwait Shooting Sport Club to make a statement to answer his claims. The statement said: Kuwait Shooting Sport Club (KSSC) received several queries about statements by […]

Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins silver in Sharm Al Shaikh

Posted by on 16/04/2018
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Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins silver in Sharm Al Shaikh

Ooredoo’s ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins silver in Sharm Al Shaikh

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait’s brand ambassador the tri-athlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi won the silver medal in the African Triathlon Union Cup – the Pan Arab Competition, which was held earlier in Sharm Al Shaikh. The title she earned is yet another success in the athlete’s sports journey. Ooredoo Kuwait’s Corporate Communications Senior Director Mijbil Alayoub lauded the […]

Kuwait shooters reign supreme

Posted by on 11/04/2018
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Kuwait shooters reign supreme

Kuwait shooters reign supreme

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooting ended on top at the conclusion of the Arab shotgun shooting championship, that was held in Rabat, Morocco by winning six gold three silver and three bronze medals. Kuwait shooters proved they are one-up to the task and worthy of what they have achieved so far and performed as expected from them. […]

Kuwaiti shooters excel in Arab shotgun tourney

Posted by on 10/04/2018
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Kuwaiti shooters excel in Arab shotgun tourney

Kuwaiti shooters excel in Arab shotgun tourney

KUWAIT: President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi lauded the level the Arab Shotgun Shooting Tournament in Morocco had shown, adding that a notable improvement in the technical level among shooters of both genders was evident. Eng Al-Otaibi dedicated the achievements to HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the […]

KGL participates in International Day of Sport for development, peace

Posted by on 10/04/2018
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KGL participates in International Day of Sport for development, peace

KGL participates in International Day of Sport for development, peace

  KUWAIT: KGL sponsored the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on April 6, which was held at the Kuwait Sports Club in Kifan. The event was organized by Olympian Balsam Al-Ayoub and her organization Balsam International who invited the Kuwaiti society to participate in this event, especially since this day was named […]

KIB sponsors 3rd Al-Mudaheka showjumping championship

Posted by on 09/04/2018
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KIB sponsors 3rd Al-Mudaheka showjumping championship

KIB sponsors 3rd Al-Mudaheka showjumping championship

KUWAIT: In a continuation of its ongoing efforts to support local talents across all areas, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) sponsored Al-Mudaheka Annual Showjumping Championship in its third edition. The championship was held at the Messilah Equestrian Club, under the patronage of KIB’s Chairman, Sheikh Mohammed Jarrah Al-Sabah, and as part of the Bank’s leading social […]

Kuwait excels in Kyokushin Karate championship

Posted by on 07/04/2018
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Kuwait excels in Kyokushin Karate championship

Kuwait excels in Kyokushin Karate championship

KUWAIT: The Second All-Asia Weigh Category Championship, Kyokushin Karate, proved highly successful, as it was held at Kuwait Sports Club hall, and organized by the Kyokushin Karate Committee of Kuwait Olympic Committee under the patronage of Public Authority for Sports and in cooperation with the Karate Federation. The Iranian team dominated the tournament followed by […]

Kuwait shooting team wins five medals in Rabat

Posted by on 07/04/2018
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Kuwait shooting team wins five medals in Rabat

Kuwait shooting team wins five medals in Rabat

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooting team participated in the Arab shotgun championship in Rabat, Morocco and won five medals in the trap shooting as 116 shooters representing 10 countries took part. The trap men team gold medal went to Kuwait’s team Khalid Al-Mudhaf, Talal Al-Rashidi and Abdelrahman Al-Faihan, while UAE won second place and Morocco third. As […]

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