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Sheikh Salman hands over Presidency to Bahrain – India tops with 12 gold in 13th Asian Shooting championship

Posted by on 07/11/2015
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Sheikh Salman hands over Presidency to Bahrain – India tops with 12 gold in 13th Asian Shooting championship

Sheikh Salman hands over Presidency to Bahrain – India tops with 12 gold in 13th Asian Shooting championship

KUWAIT: In an unexpected move Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah gave up his presidency of the Asian Shooting Confederation in favor of Bahrain candidate Sheikh Ali bin Abdallah Al Khalifa, who was elected by acclamation to be president for the next four years. The move took place during the ordinary general assembly meeting of […]

Kuwait women’s skeet team bags medal – India brilliant, wins 5 gold medals in shotgun events

Posted by on 06/11/2015
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Kuwait women’s skeet team bags medal – India brilliant, wins 5 gold medals in shotgun events

Kuwait women’s skeet team bags medal – India brilliant, wins 5 gold medals in shotgun events

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s women skeet shooters’ team were outstanding and took the skeet bronze medal, as well as Qatar’s shooter Mohammad Al-Mubarak who won the bronze of the 50m rifle prone junior event. Meanwhile India was brilliant in winning 5 gold medals in shotgun events during the third day of competition of the 13th Asian Shooting […]

China top medals table in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

Posted by on 05/11/2015
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China top medals table in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

China top medals table in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

KUWAIT: China continued its dominance of the medals table of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship, and extended the gap in first place – winning 6 gold medals in the Rifle and Pistol events. The winning of world record holder, Chinese Haoran Yang in the 10M Rifle Event proves that he is targeting World Championship. Yang […]

Sheikh Salman vows corrective sports package

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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Sheikh Salman vows corrective sports package

Sheikh Salman vows corrective sports package

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said yesterday the government would take a package of legal and regulatory procedures to correct, develop and buttress the sports movement in the country. Addressing a National Assembly session on the sports situation in Kuwait, the minister said: “There is […]

Kuwait wins two gold medals in Asian shooting tourney

Posted by on 04/11/2015
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Kuwait wins two gold medals in Asian shooting tourney

Kuwait wins two gold medals in Asian shooting tourney

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Olympian Fuhaid Al-Daihani shot several targets on Tuesday when he got a quota place that qualifies him for Brazil 2016 Olympics in the double trap event when he won the gold medal at the 13th Asian Shooting Championship. Al-Daihani who won the double trap bronze in Sydney 2000 and trap zone bronze in […]

1,200 shooters vie for medals at 13th Asian Shooting Championship

Posted by on 03/11/2015
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1,200 shooters vie for medals at 13th Asian Shooting Championship

1,200 shooters vie for medals at 13th Asian Shooting Championship

KUWAIT: Today’s competition in the 13th Asian Shooting Championship will see the distribution of several gold medals in the men’s 10 meters rifle, 25m rapid pistol for women and 50m prone rifle for women. There will also be official training for men’s and women’s skeet, 10 meter pistol for men and 50 meter prone for […]

Pistorius lawyers battle to avoid murder charges

Posted by on 03/11/2015
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Pistorius lawyers battle to avoid murder charges

Pistorius lawyers battle to avoid murder charges

BLOEMFONTEIN: Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers yesterday fought to keep him from returning to jail as state prosecutors argued for a murder conviction in a combative appeal hearing held just two weeks after he was released. The Paralympic sprinter was found guilty last year of culpable homicide-a charge equivalent to manslaughter-after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp […]

Rosberg wins Mexico GP

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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Rosberg wins Mexico GP

Rosberg wins Mexico GP

MEXICO CITY: Nico Rosberg put his Texas blues behind him on Sunday to win the first Mexican Grand Prix in 23 years and show triple world champion Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton how it feels to finish second. The German’s fourth victory of the year, and 12th of his career, ended Hamilton’s three-race winning streak […]

Asians support shooting federation

Posted by on 02/11/2015
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Asians support shooting federation

Asians support shooting federation

KUWAIT: The technical meeting of the 13th Asian Championship which includes the shotgun, air rifle and pistol was held yesterday at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic shooting complex with the participation of 33 countries. The meeting was chaired by President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations, Chairman of he Higher Organizing Committee, in the presence of […]

13th Asian Shooting tourney to witness fierce competition

Posted by on 01/11/2015
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13th Asian Shooting tourney to witness fierce competition

13th Asian Shooting tourney to witness fierce competition

KUWAIT: The thirteenth Asian Shooting Championship will be opened today, at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. The championship includes shotgun, rifle and pistol competitions. The Kuwait Shooting Sports Club prepared a fitting ceremony for this important championship which takes the winners to the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics, as 33 countries are competing with […]

Gulf Bank 642 Marathon: Run or Walk on Nov 14

Posted by on 01/11/2015
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Gulf Bank 642 Marathon: Run or Walk on Nov 14

Gulf Bank 642 Marathon: Run or Walk on Nov 14

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank is pleased to announce a unique achievement for the Gulf Bank 642 Marathon which is scheduled to take place on Nov 14 at 8 am, starting at Souq Sharq. This is the first full road race to take place in Kuwait and three of the race categories have now been accredited by […]

13th Asian Shooting Championship on target

Posted by on 31/10/2015
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13th Asian Shooting Championship on target

13th Asian Shooting Championship on target

KUWAIT: Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex will see the launch of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship, which qualifies the winners to Brazil 2016 summer Olympics, with the participation of 1200 shooters representing 36 countries. Delegations continued to arrive yesterday to participate in the championship which will witness hot competition to get the qualifying quotas […]