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Uchiyama fends off challenge to WBA title

Posted by on 31/12/2015
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Uchiyama fends off challenge to WBA title

Uchiyama fends off challenge to WBA title

TOKYO: Undefeated champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan on Thursday successfully defended his World Boxing Association super featherweight title for the 11th time, beating Nicaraguan Oliver Flores with a technical knockout. Uchiyama (24-0-1, 20 knockouts) went into the New Year’s Eve bout clearly at ease against his challenger, 24. Victory for the veteran Japanese titleholder, 36, […]

KSF issues statement on ISSF interference

Posted by on 29/12/2015
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KSF issues statement on ISSF interference

KSF issues statement on ISSF interference

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Federation (KSF) Board of Directors reviewed the statement issued by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) on December 15, in which it defends Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad in a case that is in Kuwait courts and is not related to sports in any way, which is a strange and unprecedented step, and from […]

Sports authority welcomes IOC chief’s statement on Kuwait

Posted by on 23/12/2015
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Sports authority welcomes IOC chief’s statement on Kuwait

Sports authority welcomes IOC chief’s statement on Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Sports (PAS) yesterday welcomed President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach’s statement which rebuffed attempts to link the recent Kuwaiti court ruling against President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah and Kuwaiti sports and laws. Bach’s remarks, during celebrations of the […]

Russian sports minister denies doping cover-ups

Posted by on 23/12/2015
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Russian sports minister denies doping cover-ups

Russian sports minister denies doping cover-ups

MOSCOW: Russia’s sports minister says accusations that the government is covering up doping of athletes are unfounded. Russia’s track and field federation was suspended in November after a World Anti-Doping Agency panel accused the country of operating a widespread, state-sponsored doping program and covering up positive tests. Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says “to blame such […]

Japan picks new design for Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

Posted by on 22/12/2015
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Batelco Win GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5!

Posted by on 21/12/2015
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Batelco Win GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5!

Batelco Win GulfRun 24HR Karting Endurance 5!

KUWAIT: GulfRun 24 hour Karting Endurance 5, powered by Zain, took place over the weekend at Sirbb Circuit in Shuwaikh – starting on Friday at 4:30 pm ending on Saturday 4:30 pm. 20 teams consisting of 180 drivers took part in the practice sessions and the highly competitive and challenging 24-hour endurance race. After 24 […]

Zain main sponsor of GulfRun for second year running – Company awards winning teams of Karting Endurance race

Posted by on 20/12/2015
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Zain main sponsor of GulfRun for second year running – Company awards winning teams of Karting Endurance race

Zain main sponsor of GulfRun for second year running – Company awards winning teams of Karting Endurance race

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorship of the 11th edition of GulfRun, the region’s most anticipated motorsport activity. The event kick-started last weekend, and will continue until March 2016, involving several thrilling activities taking place in Kuwait and Bahrain. GulfRun is considered a safe alternative to street racing which […]

Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah Shooting tournament concludes

Posted by on 20/12/2015
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Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah Shooting tournament concludes

Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah Shooting tournament concludes

KUWAIT: The Annual Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah Shooting tournament concluded on Saturday with a closing ceremony held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex in the presence of Sheikh Abdallah Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Abdallah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Engineer Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi, Kuwait Shooting Sport Board Members Engineers Mohammad Misfer […]

KAC beat Singapore Airlines to clinch squash World Champion Cup

Posted by on 15/12/2015
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KAC beat Singapore Airlines to clinch squash World Champion Cup

KAC beat Singapore Airlines to clinch squash World Champion Cup

KUWAIT: Chairperson of Kuwait Airways Rasha Abdelaziz Al-Roumi received the head of Kuwait Airways squash team captain Adel Al-Ghareeb on the occasion of the team defeating Singapore Airline 5-1 and taking first place in the world’s airline champion, hosted lately by Singapore. A-Ghareeb dedicated airlines world championship cup to Rasha Al-Roumi, who expressed her joy […]

Rainer Zietlow shares his driving experience with Kuwait fans

Posted by on 15/12/2015
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Rainer Zietlow shares his driving experience with Kuwait fans

Rainer Zietlow shares his driving experience with Kuwait fans

KUWAIT: To share his experience of driving from the southern tip of South Africa to the North Cape in Norway in record time, Rainer Zietlow was invited by one of the tour’s sponsors, 3M, to meet and engage with his fans and supporters in Kuwait. Zietlow spoke about his tour at a press conference held […]

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 […]