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Kuwait Arabian Horse festival kicks off Feb 2

Posted by on 25/01/2018
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Kuwait Arabian Horse festival kicks off Feb 2

Kuwait Arabian Horse festival kicks off Feb 2

KUWAIT: Kuwait Festival for the Arabian Horse 2018, sponsored by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, will kick off on February 2. The festival, due at Bait Al-Arab (House of Arabs), will include the Seventh International Championship for Arabian Horses Beauty Contest, scheduled on February 2-3, said Abdullah Al-Braihi, the event manager […]

How Egyptian squash players dominate the sport globally

Posted by on 25/01/2018
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How Egyptian squash players dominate the sport globally

How Egyptian squash players dominate the sport globally

6 of the world’s top 10 male players are Egyptian CAIRO: Egyptian squash players are dominating the sport globally, with coaches and their opponents saying their tight-knit community and freer training techniques have given them a competitive edge. Six of the world’s top 10 male players are Egyptian, while four Egyptian women are in the […]

Zain congratulates Jet Ski Champion Yousef Al-Abdulrazzaq

Posted by on 24/01/2018
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Zain congratulates Jet Ski Champion Yousef Al-Abdulrazzaq

Zain congratulates Jet Ski Champion Yousef Al-Abdulrazzaq

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, congratulated Kuwaiti Jet Ski champion Yousef Al-Abdulrazzaq, who recently achieved first place in the UAE Championship for the year 2018 during the first round of the Jet Ski Championship held at YAS Beach in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Zain expressed its pride in Al-Abdulrazzaq’s latest achievement, […]

North to send 22 athletes to Olympics in South Korea

Posted by on 20/01/2018
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North to send 22 athletes to Olympics in South Korea

North to send 22 athletes to Olympics in South Korea

Bach hosted closed-door talks with leaders of Olympic committees LAUSANNE: North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month’s Winter Games in the South, the International Olympic Committee said yesterday, approving a landmark deal between two nations still officially at war. South Korea had hoped that the Games which begin in Pyeongchang on February 9 […]

Kuwait shooters stand out with seven gold medals at Amir Int’l Grand Prix

Posted by on 18/01/2018
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Kuwait shooters stand out with seven gold medals at Amir Int’l Grand Prix

Kuwait shooters stand out with seven gold medals at Amir Int’l Grand Prix

Kuwait is home for best ranges complex at the world level     KUWAIT: HH Sheikh Al-Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Seventh Shooting International Grand Prix competitions continued yesterday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Kuwait dominated the gold medals by winning seven of them, the latest of which the double trap as Ahmed Al-Afasi outlasted […]

Kuwait’s Hamad Al-Namshan, Eman Al-Shamma and Abdallah Al-Rasheedi bag three gold

Posted by on 17/01/2018
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Kuwait’s Hamad Al-Namshan, Eman Al-Shamma and Abdallah Al-Rasheedi bag three gold

Kuwait’s Hamad Al-Namshan, Eman Al-Shamma and Abdallah Al-Rasheedi bag three gold

Kuwait’s medal tally rise to six gold medals  KUWAIT: Kuwait’s medal tally rose to six gold medals as the trio of Hamad Al-Namshan, Iman Al-Shamma and Abdallah Al-Torqi Al-Rasheedi won three gold medals yesterday during the competitions of HH the Amir Seventh International Shooting Grand Prix. Hamad Al-Namshan won the gold medal in the […]

Biles: ‘I was abused’ by USA gymnastics doctor

Posted by on 16/01/2018
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Biles: ‘I was abused’ by USA gymnastics doctor

Biles: ‘I was abused’ by USA gymnastics doctor

LOS ANGELES: Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles revealed on Monday she was sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, who was last month jailed for 60 years on child porn charges. In a statement posted on Twitter, Biles said she had wrestled with her decision to go public with her story since […]

Tunisia’s Olfa bin Ahmad Sherni wins women’s 10m air pistol gold

Posted by on 16/01/2018
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Tunisia’s Olfa bin Ahmad Sherni wins women’s 10m air pistol gold

Tunisia’s Olfa bin Ahmad Sherni wins women’s 10m air pistol gold

World champion Maria Grozdova wins silver KUWAIT: Tunisia’s 10m Air Pistol Shooter Olfa bin Ahmad Sherni scored 238 points and won the women’s gold medal leaving Bulgaria’s Maria Grozdeva in second place with her score of 236.1 points as Bahrain’s Mooza Ali was satisfied with third place as she scored 213.0 points. Competitions will continue […]

Kuwait wins three gold medals in annual shooting tourney

Posted by on 15/01/2018
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Kuwait wins three gold medals in annual shooting tourney

Kuwait wins three gold medals in annual shooting tourney

 KUWAIT: Kuwait’s 10 meter Air Rifle for women shooter Maryam Arzouqi began the day by winning Kuwait’s first gold medal in HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 7th International Grand Prix Tournament being held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Shooting Complex. Arzouqi scored 247.8 points, while Egypt’s Shaimaa Hashad scored 242.5 and claimed […]

Oman’s Essam Albalushi wins gold medal with score of 241.7 points

Posted by on 14/01/2018
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Oman’s Essam Albalushi wins gold medal with score of 241.7 points

Oman’s Essam Albalushi wins gold medal with score of 241.7 points

Al-Roudhan opens Amir 7th Int’l Shooting Grand Prix   KUWAIT: Commerce and Industry Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan opened HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Seventh Annual Shooting Grand Prix at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, as 350 shooters are representing 39 Arab and foreign countries. The opening ceremony was also […]

KSF launch courses for referees in shotgun and rifle

Posted by on 10/01/2018
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KSF launch courses for referees in shotgun and rifle

KSF launch courses for referees in shotgun and rifle

KUWAIT: Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Al-Osaimi opened the Shotgun and Rifle referees courses, organized by Kuwait Shooting Federation (KSF) under the Umbrella of International Shooting Federation (ISSF). The courses are within the preparations for the start of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Seventh International Shooting Grand Prix. […]

Amir’s 7th International Shooting Grand Prix

Posted by on 09/01/2018
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Amir’s 7th International Shooting Grand Prix

Amir’s 7th International Shooting Grand Prix

KUWAIT: Minister of Commerce and Industry, State Minister of Youth Affairs Khalid Al-Roudhan will open HH the Amir’s 7th International Shooting Grand Prix on Saturday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex, as representative of HH the Amir. President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, Chairman of Higher Organizing Committee Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi said that […]