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Participants to receive numbers from Nov 23 at Walkathon center

Posted by on 04/11/2017
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Participants to receive numbers from Nov 23 at Walkathon center

Participants to receive numbers from Nov 23 at Walkathon center

KUWAIT: The registration for National Bank of Kuwait’s (NBK) November 23rd Annual Walkathon continues online through NBKWalkathon.com. Applicants can then receive their assigned T-shirt and number at the NBK’s registration point beside the Scientific Center on the Gulf Road in Salmiya starting from Thursday, November 23. The number for each participant will contain a step-counting […]

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney kicks off today

Posted by on 01/11/2017
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Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney kicks off today

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney kicks off today

KUWAIT: Tournament of the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah annual tournament will kick off today at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, with a large number of participating shooters from the club, National Guard in addition to shooters from Bahrain and UAE. Competitions are in the trap, double trap, skeet, 10m air rifle and […]

Torch presented to Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee

Posted by on 31/10/2017
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Torch presented to Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee

Torch presented to Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee

Pyeongchang gets Olympic flame ATHENS: The Olympic torch was formally handed over from Greece to Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games organisers yesterday in a simple ceremony. Under overcast skies at the Panathenaic Stadium that hosted the first modern Olympics in 1896, the torch was presented to South Korean President of the Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee […]

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney

Posted by on 31/10/2017
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Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem shooting tourney

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club will organize the tournament of the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah tournament Nov 2-4, over three days, in which club, National Guard, Bahrain and UAE shooters will participate. The tournament will be in the skeet, trap, double trap, 10m air pistol and rifle, for both men and women. The […]

Saudi women to be allowed into sports stadiums

Posted by on 30/10/2017
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Saudi women to be allowed into sports stadiums

Saudi women to be allowed into sports stadiums

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums for the first time from next year, authorities said Sunday, in a landmark move opening up three previously male-only venues to families. The ultra-conservative kingdom, which has some of the world’s tightest restrictions on women, has long barred women from sports arenas by strict rules on […]

Hamilton wins fourth career F1 title at Mexican Grand Prix

Posted by on 30/10/2017
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Hamilton wins fourth career F1 title at Mexican Grand Prix

Hamilton wins fourth career F1 title at Mexican Grand Prix

MEXICO CITY: Lewis Hamilton won his fourth career Formula One season championship on Sunday with a ninth-place finish at the Mexican Grand Prix in a race won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton had to overcome first-lap chaos when his Mercedes was bumped by title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari. Hamilton got a tire puncture […]

Anthony Joshua stops Takam in 10th round, retains heavyweight titles

Posted by on 29/10/2017
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Anthony Joshua stops Takam in 10th round, retains heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua stops Takam in 10th round, retains heavyweight titles

‘I think people wanted to see Takam unconscious on the floor’ CARDIFF: They came to see another explosive knockout from Anthony Joshua, the flattening of a 36-year-old journeyman opponent called up at 12 days’ notice to fight heavyweight boxing’s new superstar. So when the referee moved in midway through the 10th round to stop Joshua […]

S Korea PM says Olympics will be success despite tensions

Posted by on 23/10/2017
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S Korea PM says Olympics will be success despite tensions

S Korea PM says Olympics will be success despite tensions

No word on whether N Korean athletes will participate SEOUL: South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon said tensions with North Korea will not prevent the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang from being as successful as other global sporting events held in the country. South Korea staged the 1988 Olympics and co-hosted the 2002 soccer World […]

Kuwait shooters grab more medals on final day of HH the Crown Prince tournament

Posted by on 22/10/2017
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Kuwait shooters grab more medals on final day of HH the Crown Prince tournament

Kuwait shooters grab more medals on final day of HH the Crown Prince tournament

KSSC is keen to organize this tournament every year – Al-Roudhan lauds the achievements of the KSSC KUWAIT: HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized the closing ceremony of the tournament and was represented by Commerce and Industry Minister, Acting State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Nasser Al-Roudhan. The ceremony was also […]

Kuwaiti women excel in strong competition in Crown Prince tourney

Posted by on 21/10/2017
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Kuwaiti women excel in strong competition in Crown Prince tourney

Kuwaiti women excel in strong competition in Crown Prince tourney

Skeet shooter Sheikha Al-Rasheedi wins gold KUWAIT: Strong competition was witnessed during HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s annual shooting tournament in the Skeet, Trap, Double Trap, 10m Pistol and Air Rifle, 50m Pistol and Rifle and Archery which was held at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Kuwaiti female shooters […]

Crown Prince annual shooting tournament – Kuwaiti shooter Saad Lafi Al-Mutairi crowned champion

Posted by on 19/10/2017
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Crown Prince annual shooting tournament – Kuwaiti shooter Saad Lafi Al-Mutairi crowned champion

Crown Prince annual shooting tournament – Kuwaiti shooter Saad Lafi Al-Mutairi crowned champion

  KUWAIT: Kuwait shooter Saad Lafi Al-Mutairi was crowned champion of the Double Trap event, being held during HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah annual shooting tournament. Shooter Ahmad Mohammad Al-Afasi was second while Mishal Sanat Al-Dhafiri took third place. Saad Lafi Al-Mutairi said he was happy for winning the event at […]

Crown prince annual shooting tourney begins

Posted by on 18/10/2017
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Crown prince annual shooting tourney begins

Crown prince annual shooting tourney begins

KUWAIT: HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Annual Shooting Tournament began yesterday with large participation by Kuwait, and Gulf shooters, declaring the commencement of the 2017/2018 shooting sport season. Technical and administrative departments prepared well by holding meeting with sub-committees to make sure all is ready for such a prestigious event. The […]