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Fahaheel Zone wins Youth India swimming competition

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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Fahaheel Zone wins Youth India swimming competition

Fahaheel Zone wins Youth India swimming competition

KUWAIT: In the swimming competition organized by Youth India Kuwait as a relief from the summer heat, Fahaheel Zone emerged as winners. Farwaniya zone became the runners-up. The swimming competition which was held at Qadisiya Ultimate Soccer Academy on Friday at 3.30 pm was inaugurated by KIG Acting President Faisal Manjeri. Exciting competitions then took […]

Kuwait figure skating team wins five medals in Asian tournament

Posted by on 06/08/2018
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Kuwait figure skating team wins five medals in Asian tournament

Kuwait figure skating team wins five medals in Asian tournament

BANGKOK: Kuwait’s female figure skating team won four gold and one silver medals in the second day of the weeklong Asian tournament held in Thailand. Tala Al-Kharjy won a gold medal in the drama section, whereas Taiba Al-Atwan won a gold medal in the beta category. Aljood Al-Kharjy and Fatima Al-Yousif won the gold medals […]

Saudi gamer wins FIFA eWorld Cup final and $250,000

Posted by on 05/08/2018
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Saudi gamer wins FIFA eWorld Cup final and $250,000

Saudi gamer wins FIFA eWorld Cup final and $250,000

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Mosaad Aldossary saw off Belgian adversary Stefano Pinna 4-0 on aggregate in the two-legged FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final on Saturday to walk away $250,000 richer. The 18-year-old gamer, who competes as ‘MSDossary’, also collected an invitation to the world soccer body’s Best FIFA Football awards in September and a gleaming new […]

McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

Posted by on 04/08/2018
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McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

McGregor faces Nurmagomedov in his UFC return

LAS VEGAS: Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor will meet Russian lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas in October on his return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The Oct 6 bout will be Irishman McGregor’s first since the former two-time division champion pleaded guilty in New York last month to a misdemeanor disorderly […]

Officials honor Kuwait shooters

Posted by on 02/08/2018
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Officials honor Kuwait shooters

Officials honor Kuwait shooters

KUWAIT: A reception was held for Kuwait shooters who participated in the Clay Shooting Grand Prix tournament that was held in Todi – Italy earlier in the month. The reception was held in the presence of President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations Engr Duaij Al-Otaibi and Kuwait Shooting Sport Club Assistant Secretary Engr Mohammad […]

Kuwait Squash Team in Cairo for training camp

Posted by on 31/07/2018
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Kuwait Squash Team in Cairo for training camp

Kuwait Squash Team in Cairo for training camp

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Squash Team under the categories of 11, 13 and 15 headed to Cairo yesterday for a 13-day training camp, in preparation for future championships. The camp will contribute in improving technical level of the Kuwaiti players through playing a number of friendly matches, Kuwait Squash Federation (KSF) Chief Adel Al-Gharib said in a […]

Ooredoo ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins gold

Posted by on 31/07/2018
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Ooredoo ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins gold

Ooredoo ambassador Al Jeraiwi wins gold

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait’s brand ambassador the triathlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi won the gold medal in the Sierra Nevada Triathlon, in the Spanish district of Granada. The triathlon includes swimming for 1500 meters on Motril beach, cycling for 1970 meters up the hills of Capiliera, one of the most scenic villages in the South of Spain near […]

Burgan Bank influences a positive social change

Posted by on 30/07/2018
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Burgan Bank influences a positive social change

Burgan Bank influences a positive social change

KUWAIT: Committed towards progress in the Kuwaiti community, Burgan Bank continues to foster positive youth development through its numerous contributions to sports initiatives. Sponsoring for the fourth consecutive year, the bank has been an avid supporter of the World Champion in Wheelchair Fencing Titleholder “Tareq Al-Qallaf” as his consistent winning performance in international tournaments serves […]

IAAF maintains ban on Russia

Posted by on 28/07/2018
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IAAF maintains ban on Russia

IAAF maintains ban on Russia

BUENOS AIRES: Russia’s ban from international athletics over widespread doping has been maintained by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the president of the sport’s governing body, Sebastian Coe, said on Friday. Russia has been suspended from international athletics since November 2015 after the McLaren report discovered widespread doping. The Russians had hoped to […]

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

Posted by on 23/07/2018
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Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

Indonesia football fans damage Asian Games stadium

PALEMBANG: Irate Indonesian football fans ripped plastic seats from the stands and hurled them onto the pitch at a stadium scheduled to host the Asian Games next month, an official said Sunday. A league match between Sriwijaya FC and Arema FC ended in chaos Saturday afternoon when the fans tore up seats at the Gelora […]

Carpenter erupts for historic 3 homers, 2 doubles

Posted by on 21/07/2018
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Carpenter erupts for historic 3 homers, 2 doubles

Carpenter erupts for historic 3 homers, 2 doubles

CHICAGO: Matt Carpenter hit three home runs and drove in seven runs to back five strong innings of pitching from Jack Flaherty as the St Louis Cardinals powered their way past the host Chicago Cubs 18-5 on Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Carpenter also slugged two doubles as part of his 5-for-5 performance, becoming the […]

Rapes, beatings: the torments of S Korea athletes

Posted by on 19/07/2018
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Rapes, beatings: the torments of S Korea athletes

Rapes, beatings: the torments of S Korea athletes

SEOUL: When Kim Eun-hee was 10 years old, a primary school child with dreams of tennis stardom, her coach raped her for the first time. Then he did it again. And again. And again. The would-be South Korean champion was too young to even know what sex was. But she knew she dreaded the repeated […]