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Lesnar beats Hunt, Nunes stuns Tate at UFC 200

Posted by on 10/07/2016
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‘Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend’ exhibition to open at MIA

Posted by on 04/07/2016
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‘Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend’ exhibition to open at MIA

‘Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend’ exhibition to open at MIA

Qatar Museums will open ‘Muhammad Ali: Tribute to a Legend’, a homage to boxing legend and activist Muhammad Ali, in a unique collection of artefacts spanning the first 18 years of his 21-year professional boxing career, from 1960 until 1978. The temporary exhibition will be on show from July 7, 2016 in the Museum of […]

Thurman edges Porter to retain WBA title

Posted by on 26/06/2016
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Thurman edges Porter to retain WBA title

Thurman edges Porter to retain WBA title

NEW YORK: Keith Thurman put his stamp on the deeply talented welterweight division Saturday, beating challenger Shawn Porter by a unanimous decision to retain his World Boxing Association title. Thurman kept his undefeated record alive and showed he deserves to be regarded as the kingpin of the welterweight division, which is moving on from the […]

Kuwait Shooting Sports Club opens Jahra branch

Posted by on 23/06/2016
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Kuwait Shooting Sports Club opens Jahra branch

Kuwait Shooting Sports Club opens Jahra branch

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sports Club opened its Jahra branch on Wednesday evening under the patronage of Jahra Governor Lt General, Pilot (Ret) Fahad Ahmad Al-Amir. President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations, member of ISSF Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi, MP Adel Al- Ruwaiee, Deputy General Manager of Public Authority for Sports Ahmad Al-Khazal, Former MP Dr […]

Kuwait Disabled Sports Club chief against change of name

Posted by on 21/06/2016
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Kuwait Disabled Sports Club chief against change of name

Kuwait Disabled Sports Club chief against change of name

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait Disabled Sports Club Shafi Al- Hajiri said the change of the name of the Public Disabled Authority to Public Authority of those with special needs is something dangerous, because it will open the door wide open for a large number of those who claim disability to get the rights and advantages […]

Kuwait Shooting Club to partake at Rio 2016 under Kuwait flag

Posted by on 20/06/2016
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Kuwait Shooting Club to partake at Rio 2016 under Kuwait flag

Kuwait Shooting Club to partake at Rio 2016 under Kuwait flag

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait Shooting Sport Club (KSSC) Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said, the club will only participate in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics under the Kuwait flag. He said the board of directors follows the state’s decisions not to officially participate, but gave shooters the choice to participate on their own. He said […]

Fencing finds its superstar in American Ibtihaj Muhammad

Posted by on 19/06/2016
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Fencing finds its superstar in American Ibtihaj Muhammad

Fencing finds its superstar in American Ibtihaj Muhammad

BEVERLY HILLS: In Ibtihaj Muhammad, fencing might have finally found an athlete whose story transcends the sport. Muhammad will make history at the Rio Games by becoming the first American athlete to wear a hijab – a Muslim head scarf – while competing in the Olympics. Muhammad’s Olympic goal – beyond winning a medal, of […]

8th Ramadan Sports Disabled Tournament concludes

Posted by on 14/06/2016
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8th Ramadan Sports Disabled Tournament concludes

8th Ramadan Sports Disabled Tournament concludes

KUWAIT: The 8th Ramadan Sports Disabled Tournament concluded on Monday night at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club and included four games, wheelchair basketball, table tennis, fencing and bocci. Al-Nawakhitha basketball team won the tournament after defeating Kuwait with the score of 46-36, making it its second win, while Kuwait ended in second place with a […]

Al-Noukhatha defeat Al-Ittihad 59-49 in Ramadan disabled competition

Posted by on 13/06/2016
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Al-Noukhatha defeat Al-Ittihad 59-49 in Ramadan disabled competition

Al-Noukhatha defeat Al-Ittihad 59-49 in Ramadan disabled competition

KUWAIT: The Eighth Ramadan Disabled Sports competition continued at the Disabled Sports Club in basketball, table tennis, fencing and Bocci, as a large number of club players participating. The tournament is scheduled to conclude tomorrow. In basketball competition Al-Noukhatha defeated Al-Ittihad with the score of 59-49 in the second match of the competition, as Ittihad […]

Eighth Ramadan disabled games kicks off

Posted by on 12/06/2016
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Eighth Ramadan disabled games kicks off

Eighth Ramadan disabled games kicks off

KUWAIT: The eighth Ramadan disabled games kicked off Saturday night, organized by Kuwait Disabled Sports Club that includes wheelchair basketball, table tennis, fencing and bocce, with the participation of a large number of players of both genders and will continue for three days. Competitions of the first day resulted in Kuwait team defeating Al-Ittihad with […]

‘Like punching a mountain’, Indian recalls Ali bouts

Posted by on 07/06/2016
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‘Like punching a mountain’, Indian recalls Ali bouts

‘Like punching a mountain’, Indian recalls Ali bouts

MUMBAI:  Former Indian amateur boxer Haroon Khan bubbles with excitement and bravado as he recalls his two bouts with his hero, the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, three decades ago. Khan, now 72, went along to a charity fight night in India’s Mumbai in January 1980 hoping merely to catch a glimpse of ‘The Greatest’ […]

India’s ‘Pocket Hercules’ dead

Posted by on 06/06/2016
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India’s ‘Pocket Hercules’ dead

India’s ‘Pocket Hercules’ dead

KOLKATA: Manohar Aich, the bodybuilder who became the first Indian to take the Mr. Universe title in 1952 and won the nickname ‘Pocket Hercules’ for his tiny stature, has died aged 104. Aich, who stood just 1.5 meters (four feet, 11 inches) tall, started lifting weights in 1942 when he was working as a gym […]