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Qatar ‘singled out’ for criticism says 2022 head

Posted by on 14/12/2015
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Qatar ‘singled out’ for criticism says 2022 head

Qatar ‘singled out’ for criticism says 2022 head

DOHA: Qatar has been unfairly “singled out” for criticism the 2022 World Cup committee chief said yesterday, adding that no labourer has died during more than 14 million man-hours of work on tournament venues. In a robust defence of Qatar’s position, Hassan Al-Thawadi, also said the Gulf state does not expect to lose the World […]

GulfRun season kicks off with GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5

Posted by on 14/12/2015
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GulfRun season kicks off with GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5

GulfRun season kicks off with GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5

KUWAIT: GulfRun – powered by Zain – season is back and kicking off with GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5 that will take place from December 17 – 19 at the SIRBB Circuit in Shuwaikh. GulfRun and Pro-Vision Sports Management announced that 20 teams have taken the challenge to participate in the exciting 24 hour long […]

Jaber Stadium ready for a grand celebration

Posted by on 14/12/2015
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Jaber Stadium ready for a grand celebration

Jaber Stadium ready for a grand celebration

KUWAIT: Director General of Sports Public Authority (SPA) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour said that work is ongoing at Jaber Stadium to bring out the perfect celebration on Friday. He said, everyone is doing their job perfectly to guarantee that the final show on the celebration day will be a historic event with many surprises. Al-Mansour appreciated […]

Jaber Stadium ready for all major sporting events

Posted by on 13/12/2015
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Jaber Stadium ready for all major sporting events

Jaber Stadium ready for all major sporting events

KUWAIT: Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs said Jaber Stadium will witness a major celebration that will contribute to restoring the “smile” to the sports community, following the suffering of Kuwaiti sports lately and suspension from sports by the IOC. Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah asked the sports fans and the Kuwaitis to […]

Joshua wins heavyweight title with 15th knockout

Posted by on 13/12/2015
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Joshua wins heavyweight title with 15th knockout

Joshua wins heavyweight title with 15th knockout

LONDON: Olympic champion Anthony Joshua defeated former kick-boxer Dillian Whyte to take the British heavyweight title on Saturday with a bruising seventh-round knockout and edge closer to a possible shot at the world crown. The 26-year-old took his record to 15 knockouts from 15 fights since turning pro after winning 2012 Olympic gold in London. […]

Jaber stadium set for opening ceremony

Posted by on 10/12/2015
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Jaber stadium set for opening ceremony

Jaber stadium set for opening ceremony

KUWAIT: The organizing committee of Jaber Stadium celebrated the completion of all preparations related to the event, which is being held on December 18 with the participation of Kuwait and world stars. The past 24 hours witnessed an unprecedented demand on ticks. More than 30,000 seats have been booked, as ticket purchases over the website […]

Sheikh Salman receives Paralympics athletes

Posted by on 10/12/2015
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Sheikh Salman receives Paralympics athletes

Sheikh Salman receives Paralympics athletes

KUWAIT: Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah received a delegation yesterday from Kuwait Handicapped Sports Club. The delegation was headed by the club’s chairman of the board Shafi Al-Hajiri and included several athletes from the club. Al-Hajiri lauded the support the club receives from Sheikh Salman, which reflects […]

Oscar Pistorius bailed, tagged and free to roam

Posted by on 08/12/2015
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Oscar Pistorius bailed, tagged and free to roam

Oscar Pistorius bailed, tagged and free to roam

PRETORIA: Oscar Pistorius, who murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013, was granted bail yesterday and has the freedom of South Africa’s capital Pretoria as he waits to appeal his conviction in April. The Paralympic champion, nicknamed “Blade Runner” because of the prosthetic legs he uses to race, was granted bail of 10,000 […]

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Shooting tourney concludes

Posted by on 06/12/2015
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Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Shooting tourney concludes

Late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Shooting tourney concludes

KUWAIT: The late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah Shooting Tournament concluded at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex on Saturday in the presence of Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem al-Sabah, the head of the National Security Department, Eng Duaij Al-Otaibi, President of Arab and Kuwait Shooting Federations, Obaid Al-Osaimi Secretary General of Arab and Kuwait […]

Pistorius risks 15 years in jail after a murder conviction

Posted by on 03/12/2015
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Kuwait bags gold, bronze at World Bodybuilding championship

Posted by on 02/12/2015
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Kuwait bags gold, bronze at World Bodybuilding championship

Kuwait bags gold, bronze at World Bodybuilding championship

KUWAIT: Kuwait Bodybuilding National Team won one gold and one bronze medals during the Wor l d Bodybuilding and Physical Fitness Championship that was held in Thailand lately with the participation of 55 teams of various categories and weights. Head of the team Mohammad Al-Khalaf said upon the team’s arrival in Kuwait. Tariq Al-Shakhs became […]

Bryant to retire at end of season

Posted by on 30/11/2015
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Bryant to retire at end of season

Bryant to retire at end of season

LOS ANGELES: Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday, writing a poem titled “Dear Basketball.” “My heart can take the pounding. My mind can handle the grind. But my […]