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Shane Van Boening wins 9 ball tourney

Posted by on 13/03/2016
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Shane Van Boening wins 9 ball tourney

Shane Van Boening wins 9 ball tourney

KUWAIT: Under the patronage of Fahad Khalid Al-Ghunaim, and in the presence of a large crowd including heirs of the late Khalid Al-Ghunaim, the 30th late Al- Ghunaim 9 ball tournament was concluded with American Shane Van Boening defeating Poland’s Mateusz Sniegocki 13-9 following a strong and exciting match during which the two players gave […]

Successful power boat run in Kuwait

Posted by on 13/03/2016
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Successful power boat run in Kuwait

Successful power boat run in Kuwait

KUWAIT: In an exciting atmosphere, the power boat run 2016 concluded its activities on Saturday evening, the run started from Marina to Kout, with the participation of more than 15 boats including the champions of Kuwait headed by Dr Tarek Al Kazemi the head of the higher organizing committee of power boat run 2016. The […]

Khalid Al-Ghunaim 9 Ball Tournament completes group qualification games

Posted by on 10/03/2016
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Khalid Al-Ghunaim 9 Ball Tournament completes group qualification games

Khalid Al-Ghunaim 9 Ball Tournament completes group qualification games

KUWAIT: Matches between professionals at the late Khalid Al-Ghunaim 9 Ball Tournament being held at Hot Shot Plazio in Hawally, were hot and strong at the end of the group qualification matches. Kuwait’s Omar Al-Shaheen and Mishal Al-Mardhi, UAE’s Omran Salem and Mohammad Al-Housani made it to the next rounds along with ranked world champions […]

Exciting competition in Kuwait 9-ball Championship

Posted by on 09/03/2016
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Exciting competition in Kuwait 9-ball Championship

Exciting competition in Kuwait 9-ball Championship

KUWAIT: Director of Kuwait Annual 9 Ball Tournament being held at Hot Shot Plazio Hall in Hawally expressed his pleasure at the launch of the 33rd tournament in which more than 160 players both professional and juniors, also for the large crowd that contributed to the tournament’s success. He expected the tournament to see a […]

Khalid Saleh Al-Ghunaim 9 ball tournament kicks off

Posted by on 08/03/2016
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Khalid Saleh Al-Ghunaim 9 ball tournament kicks off

Khalid Saleh Al-Ghunaim 9 ball tournament kicks off

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Annual Khalid Saleh Al- Ghunaim 9 ball open tournament kicked off at Hot Shot Plazio with more than 160 players participating. Fahad Khalid Saleh Al-Gunaim said the new addition to the tournament is the participation of professional headed by world champions American Shane Van Boening and Germany’s Raslo Suki in addition to champions […]

Shooting federation praises Amir’s support for the sport of shooting

Posted by on 08/03/2016
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Shooting federation praises Amir’s support for the sport of shooting

Shooting federation praises Amir’s support for the sport of shooting

KUWAIT: Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations thanked HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah for his patronage of HH the Amir 5th International Shooting Grand Prix that concluded on Monday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Al-Osaimi said HH the Amir’s continued support for the sport of shooting in […]

Start of Powerboat Run 2016 rescheduled for Saturday

Posted by on 08/03/2016
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Start of Powerboat Run 2016 rescheduled for Saturday

Start of Powerboat Run 2016 rescheduled for Saturday

KUWAIT: Yousef Al-Rubayan, head of the technical committee of Powerboat Run 2016, said that the event has been shifted to Saturday, March 12 from Friday, March 11. The change is only in the date – all other activities remain unchanged. Asked about the reason for the delay, he said that the latest weather forecasts were […]

Kuwait crowned champion of Amir’s shooting GP – 350 athletes from 31 countries participated

Posted by on 07/03/2016
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Kuwait crowned champion of Amir’s shooting GP – 350 athletes from 31 countries participated

Kuwait crowned champion of Amir’s shooting GP – 350 athletes from 31 countries participated

KUWAIT: Kuwait was crowned champion of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Fifth International Shooting Grand Prix, by being on top of participating teams. As on the final day of the tournament Kuwait’s Olympian Fuhaid Al-Daihani won the silver medal in the double trap event, second to Italy’s Giuseppe Clavaglia, while the bronze […]

Kuwait tops medal tally in HH the Amir shooting GP

Posted by on 06/03/2016
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Kuwait tops medal tally in HH the Amir shooting GP

Kuwait tops medal tally in HH the Amir shooting GP

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s skeet shooter Abdallah Al-Rashidi proved tough for other shooters in a hard fought match and won the first place gold medal during the second and final round of the skeet event being held during Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Fifth Annual Shooting Grand Prix, keeping Kuwait in first place with three gold medals, two […]

Kuwait bags to two gold in Amir’s shooting competition

Posted by on 05/03/2016
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Kuwait bags to two gold in Amir’s shooting competition

Kuwait bags to two gold in Amir’s shooting competition

KUWAIT: Kuwait continued its success in HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 5th International Annual Grand Prix as shooter Eman Al-Shamaa won the bronze medal in women skeet event yesterday, as the gold medal went to Kazakhstan’s Olga Panarina, and the silver went to New Zealand’s Chloe Jane Holden Tipple. The competition was […]

Black belt Lina empowers fellow Jordanian women

Posted by on 04/03/2016
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Black belt Lina empowers fellow Jordanian women

Black belt Lina empowers fellow Jordanian women

Taekwondo black belt Lina Khalifeh started teaching self-defense to Jordanian friends in her parents’ basement in 2010 after one of them confided that her father and brother hit her-never expecting it would lead to an invitation to the White House. Word about her classes quickly spread and two years later, overwhelmed by the demand, Khalifeh […]

Amir’s fifth shooting championship kicks off in fabulous celebration

Posted by on 03/03/2016
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Amir’s fifth shooting championship kicks off in fabulous celebration

Amir’s fifth shooting championship kicks off in fabulous celebration

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Fifth Annual International Shooting Grand Prix continues at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex with men trap competition on 75 targets, while the final round will be at 1 pm. Meanwhile the pre event training for men and women skeet will start at nine in […]