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Daham claims ‘King of Drift’ title at Red Bull Car Park Drift Final – Heartbreak for disqualified Boustani

Posted by on 22/11/2015
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Daham claims ‘King of Drift’ title at Red Bull Car Park Drift Final – Heartbreak for disqualified Boustani

Daham claims ‘King of Drift’ title at Red Bull Car Park Drift Final – Heartbreak for disqualified Boustani

DUBAI: Representing the UAE, Ahmad Daham produced a master class performance to claim the coveted “King of Drift” title for the second consecutive year, in front of an adrenaline-fuelled 4,000 strong crowd at the Red Bull Car Park Drift Final 2015, held under the umbrella of the Dubai Motor Festival at the Meydan car park. […]

McIlroy wins European season finale, tops money list again

Posted by on 22/11/2015
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McIlroy wins European season finale, tops money list again

McIlroy wins European season finale, tops money list again

DUBAI: Rory McIlroy won Dubai’s DP World Tour Championship yesterday, overhauling overnight leader Andy Sullivan with four birdies on the back nine to also be crowned Europe’s top money earner for a third year in four. McIlroy carded a final round 66 to end with a 21-under aggregate score of 267, having begun the day […]

Warriors rally to grab 13th victory – Cavaliers overpower Bucks 115-100

Posted by on 20/11/2015
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Warriors rally to grab 13th victory – Cavaliers overpower Bucks 115-100

Warriors rally to grab 13th victory – Cavaliers overpower Bucks 115-100

CLEVELAND: LeBron James scored 27 points, and Kevin Love added 22 points and 15 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-100 on Thursday night. Cleveland ended a two-game losing streak and avenged a double-overtime loss in Milwaukee on Saturday night. The Cavaliers lead the Eastern Conference at 9-3. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a […]

Athletes uneasy over Russians at Olympics – WADA suspends Russian anti-doping agency

Posted by on 19/11/2015
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Athletes uneasy over Russians at Olympics – WADA suspends Russian anti-doping agency

Athletes uneasy over Russians at Olympics – WADA suspends Russian anti-doping agency

COLORADO SPRINGS: The prospect of Russian athletes being welcomed back into the fold for the Olympics is causing alarm amongst rivals, with questions swirling over whether the country can rebuild a credible anti-doping regime in time for Rio. Track and field has been plunged into the worst crisis in its history over the World Anti-Doping […]

Russian disqualified after winning marathon in Japan

Posted by on 17/11/2015
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Russian disqualified after winning marathon in Japan

Russian disqualified after winning marathon in Japan

MOSCOW: A Russian marathon runner has been disqualified and faces further sanctions after winning a race in Japan at a time when his country is under suspension from global track and field, the IAAF said yesterday. Viktor Ugarov won the Kanazawa marathon on Sunday, two days after Russia was provisionally suspended from competition by the […]

Holm stuns Rousey with 2nd-round KO – One of the sport’s biggest upsets

Posted by on 15/11/2015
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13th Asian Shooting Championship concludes with eyes on Rio 2016

Posted by on 11/11/2015
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13th Asian Shooting Championship concludes with eyes on Rio 2016

13th Asian Shooting Championship concludes with eyes on Rio 2016

KUWAIT: Fierce competition marked the final stages of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship until the very last day, yesterday which ended with South Korea’s Dae Kyu Jang winning the gold medal of the 25m center fire pistol men, individual event, followed by Thailand’s Pongpol Kulchairattana in second place and India’s Vijay Kumar third. While in […]

Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold, bronze medals

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold, bronze medals

Korea leaps over India, China to grab top spot – Kuwaiti shooters bag gold, bronze medals

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooters were outstanding once again and snatched one gold and 2 bronze medals during the seventh day of competition, while Korea was able to leap over China and India to take first place in the medals standing of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship, which comes to a close today at Sheikh Sabah Al- […]

Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

Posted by on 10/11/2015
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Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

Russia responds as doping scandal threatens to spread

MOSCOW: Russia rejected yesterday explosive accusations of doping and corruption and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from the 2016 Olympics due to the scandal that threatens to spread far beyond the borders of Russia and athletics. “Until any proof has been put forward it is hard to accept any accusations as they seem […]

China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

Posted by on 09/11/2015
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China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

China top medals table on day six – 13th Asian Shooting Championship

KUWAIT: China reclaimed its first place on top of the medals list of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship at the end of the sixth day championship which witnessed fierce battles with India and South Korea in the rifle and pistol events, while Lebanon’s Ray Basil was outstanding and claimed the women’s skeet silver medal. Kuwait […]

Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

Tariq Al Qallaf bags 3 gold in US Fencing Championship

KUWAIT: Burgan Bank is proud to announce today that Tariq Al Qallaf, Kuwait’s Wheelchair Fencing Champion, won three gold medals along with the title of ‘Best Fencing Champion’ during his participation in the US Fencing Championship for the Disabled. Burgan Bank is pleased to have sponsored the champion in this competition as part of its […]

Shooters Attapon, Jonghyun qualify for Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics

Posted by on 08/11/2015
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Shooters Attapon, Jonghyun qualify for Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics

Shooters Attapon, Jonghyun qualify for Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics

KUWAIT: Thailand and Korea claimed gold medals that were distributed Saturday with competitions of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship being held at Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. The results are as follows: Results of the fifth day of the 13th Asian Championship are as follows: 50 Meter Rifle Prone Men – Individuals 1. Attapon Ver […]