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Kuwait ‘ice ladies’ lace up for world hockey tourney

Posted by on 08/10/2017
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Kuwait ‘ice ladies’ lace up for world hockey tourney

Kuwait ‘ice ladies’ lace up for world hockey tourney

KUWAIT: In their red, white and blue uniforms, Kuwait’s first female ice hockey team is training hard in the desert ahead of their debut world tournament later this month. Affectionately dubbed the “ice ladies” by local media, athletes in hijab or with their hair hastily tied in topknots pull on their helmets before taking to […]

KFH renews sponsorship of Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani

Posted by on 07/10/2017
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KFH renews sponsorship of Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani

KFH renews sponsorship of Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) renewed sponsorship of the Kuwaiti Shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani to participate in the international competitions. KFH has an extended partnership with Al- Deehani KFH sponsorship comes as part of its long standing endeavors to support and patronize the Kuwaiti champions who raise the name of Kuwait at the international forums and global […]

KIB sponsors Abdullah Al-Fadel in Jet Ski Championship in US

Posted by on 07/10/2017
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KIB sponsors Abdullah Al-Fadel in Jet Ski Championship in US

KIB sponsors Abdullah Al-Fadel in Jet Ski Championship in US

KUWAIT: Kuwait International Bank (KIB) continues to offer its support and sponsorship to Kuwaiti Jet Ski champion, Abdullah Al-Fadel, who is competing in the World Jet Ski Championship held in the State of Arizona in the United States, which is taking place until today (Oct 8). In preparation for the championship, Al- Fadel prepared two […]

PAS and Education Ministry meet on joint training centres

Posted by on 05/10/2017
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PAS and Education Ministry meet on joint training centres

PAS and Education Ministry meet on joint training centres

KUWAIT: The preparatory meeting for the launch of the fourth season of the joint training centers between the Public Authority for Sports (PAS), Education Ministry and clubs was held under the patronage of Acting Director of PAS Dr Humoud Fulaiteh who was represented by Director of Abdallah Al-Salem Center at the Leaders Training Center Mahmoud […]

Superstar Bolt can inspire young, says Sebastian Coe

Posted by on 04/10/2017
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Superstar Bolt can inspire young, says Sebastian Coe

Superstar Bolt can inspire young, says Sebastian Coe

LONDON: Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt can play a key role in inspiring youngsters to get involved in athletics even though he has hung up his running spikes, IAAF president Sebastian Coe said yesterday. Bolt, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m, brought down the curtain on his glittering career at the London […]

Crown Prince annual shooting tournament begins from Oct 19

Posted by on 04/10/2017
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Crown Prince annual shooting  tournament begins from Oct 19

Crown Prince annual shooting tournament begins from Oct 19

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club announced the start of its 2017-2018 season with the tournament of HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah annual shooting tournament from 19-21 October. The tournament will be at Olympic shooting events in the trap, double trap, skeet, 10m air pistol and rifle, 50 meter pistol and rifle […]

Qatari female jockey gallops into male dominated world

Posted by on 03/10/2017
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Qatari female jockey gallops into male dominated world

Qatari female jockey gallops into male dominated world

DOHA: A Qatari woman who created ripples by appearing on television without a headscarf has broken new ground as a jockey in the conservative Gulf country, where men usually hold the reins. Maryam al-Subaiey has defied expectation and tradition—as well as any fear of controversy—to pursue her “dream” of racing horses, which even a nasty […]

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

Posted by on 24/09/2017
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Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon

BERLIN: Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge held off the challenge of debutant Guye Adola to win the Berlin Marathon yesterday. The Kenyan finished in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 32 seconds, missing out on the world record by 35 seconds in wet conditions. “That was my hardest marathon ever,” said Kipchoge, who said he still believed he […]

Zain strategic partner of Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team

Posted by on 20/09/2017
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Zain strategic partner of Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team

Zain strategic partner of Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its strategic partnership of the Kuwait National Jet Ski team for the seventh consecutive year. The company’s sponsorship will extend during the team’s participation in the upcoming World Jet Ski Championship 2017 that will be held in October at the Orlando, United States. During its participation […]

Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw, rematch to come

Posted by on 17/09/2017
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Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw, rematch to come

Golovkin and Alvarez fight to a brutal draw, rematch to come

LAS VEGAS: Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin argued afterward about who won their middleweight showdown. No one could argue it wasn’t a great fight. Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a 12-round draw with Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters holding their hands aloft in victory. It was […]

Gulf Bank congratulates Ashkanani for winning second position at Porsche Super Cup

Posted by on 13/09/2017
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Gulf Bank congratulates Ashkanani for winning second position at Porsche Super Cup

Gulf Bank congratulates Ashkanani for winning second position at Porsche Super Cup

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank congratulates Zaid Ashkanani, winner of second position at the Porsche Mobil 1 Super Cup 2017 Monza,which took place in Italy earlier this month. Competing under MRS-GT racing, with Kuwait and the Kuwaiti flag prominently displayed on his car, he completed the 14 laps in 27:52:530. Ashkanani was received by senior management at […]

IOC readies to crown Paris, Los Angeles

Posted by on 12/09/2017
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IOC readies to crown Paris, Los Angeles

IOC readies to crown Paris, Los Angeles

LIMA: The International Olympic Committee will crown Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics here yesterday, delivering a welcome feel-good factor amid a gathering storm of corruption allegations. For the first time since the awarding of the 1984 Olympics, when only one city was in the race, the traditional frenzy […]