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Festival of 10m air rifle to be held on Feb 26 and 26

Posted by on 11/02/2018
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Festival of 10m air rifle to be held on Feb 26 and 26

Festival of 10m air rifle to be held on Feb 26 and 26

KUWAIT: A festival of 10m air rifle will be organized on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage village at the rate of 8 competitions per day for men and women, while gifts, prizes and medals will be distributed to the winners. This is being held as Kuwait is celebrating its national […]

Sevilla outshine Leganes to reach King’s Cup final

Posted by on 08/02/2018
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Sevilla outshine Leganes to reach King’s Cup final

Sevilla outshine Leganes to reach King’s Cup final

Coach Montellas gamble pays off SEVILLE: Sevilla recovered from a humiliating loss to Eibar by booking their place in the King’s Cup final for a second time in three seasons, beating Leganes 2-0 on Wednesday in a semi-final second leg to progress 2-1 on aggregate. Argentine midfielder Joaquin Correa struck the opening goal by slotting […]

Doping hangs over Winter Olympics amid revelations

Posted by on 08/02/2018
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Doping hangs over Winter Olympics amid revelations

Doping hangs over Winter Olympics amid revelations

‘Clean’ Russian athletes to compete under a neutral flag PARIS: The casual viewer of the Pyeongchang Olympics could be forgiven for wondering just how many athletes are doped after a raft of recent revelations in winter sports, despite “every effort” to crack down. Endurance sports such as cross-country skiing and biathlon have come under the […]

Kohli magic leads India to big win over South Africa

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Kohli magic leads India to big win over South Africa

Kohli magic leads India to big win over South Africa

CAPE TOWN: India captain Virat Kohli continued his excellent recent form by smashing a sparkling unbeaten century to lead his side to a comprehensive 124-run victory over South Africa in the third One-Day International at Newlands yesterday. Kohli made 160 not out from 159 balls as India, who had been put into bat, posted 303 […]

Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

Swansea hit eight in FA Cup rout, Huddersfield advance

Biggest FA Cup win in their history LONDON: Swansea racked up the biggest FA Cup win in their history as Tammy Abraham and Nathan Dyer inspired an 8-1 thrashing of Notts County in Tuesday’s fourth round replay. Despite fielding a much-changed side, Swansea settled any potential nerves with two goals in the space of as […]

UGC Interschool under-15 football tournament 2018

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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UGC Interschool under-15 football tournament 2018

UGC Interschool under-15 football tournament 2018

KUWAIT: The United Goans Centre (UGC) held its Inter-school under-15 football tournament on February 3. The schools that took part were; Indian English Academy School (IEAS), Unites Indian School (UIS), Kuwait Indian School (KIS), Indian Central School (ICS), Carmel School Kuwait (CSK) and India International School Mangaf (IISM). Round 1: In the first round of […]

Aboodka lift Wheelchair Basketball cup

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Aboodka lift Wheelchair Basketball cup

Aboodka lift Wheelchair Basketball cup

KUWAIT: “Aboodka” handicapped basketball team became champion of the first wheelchair local basketball tournament, which concluded on Tuesday night at Kuwait Handicapped Sports Club. The final match was attended by the honorary president of the club Al-Sheikha Sheikha Al-Abdallah Al-Sabah, Undersecretary of Youth Affairs Ministry Sheikha Zain Al-Sabah, club deputy president Nasser Al-Ajmi, Secretary General […]

Najla Al-Jeraiwi, ooredoo’s first female brand Ambassador

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Najla Al-Jeraiwi, ooredoo’s first female brand Ambassador

Najla Al-Jeraiwi, ooredoo’s first female brand Ambassador

KUWAIT: ooredoo, is proud to announce sponsoring Kuwaiti triathlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi as its first female brand ambassador for the current season 2018-2019. The sponsorship comes in alignment with the company’s commitment to enriching youth and supporting their passions and also the company’s dedication to empowering women. Al-Jeraiwi was the first Arab female triathlete representative in […]

Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

58-ball century including 10 fours and four sixes   HOBART: Glenn Maxwell slammed a last-ball six to score a masterful century and lead Australia to a five-wicket victory over England in the second tri-series Twenty20 international in Hobart yesterday. Maxwell, who earlier took three wickets in two overs, was man of the match with an […]

ABK sponsors ‘Guide Their Sight with Your Heart’ walkathon

Posted by on 07/02/2018
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ABK sponsors ‘Guide Their Sight with Your Heart’ walkathon

ABK sponsors ‘Guide Their Sight with Your Heart’ walkathon

KUWAIT: In celebration of ‘World Braille Day’, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) sponsored the ‘Guide Their Sight with Your Heart’ Walkathon for the second consecutive year. The event was organized by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and took place on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Boulevard, Salmiya. Under the patronage of […]

Mariam Erzouqi wins gold in 10m Air rifle

Posted by on 06/02/2018
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Mariam Erzouqi wins gold in 10m Air rifle

Mariam Erzouqi wins gold in 10m Air rifle

KUWAIT: Kuwait shooter Mariam Erzouqi won the gold medal in the 10m Air rifle event at the Fourth Women Clubs tournament being held in Sharjah, UAE from Feb 2-12, with the participation of 15 Arab countries in various games. Erzouqi scored 619.2 points, while Bahrain’s Safa Al-Dousary took second place with 617.7 points and her […]

BeInspired Series holds run event with a twist

Posted by on 06/02/2018
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BeInspired Series holds run event with a twist

BeInspired Series holds run event with a twist

KUWAIT: The Be Inspired Race Series, sponsored by Gulf Bank, held its fourth race, the Mud Run and Obstacle Mud Run, on 27 January 2018 at Inspire Sahara Health Club which is located in Sahara Golf Club. The Mud Run, which took place on a sandy track, had two walk or run distance categories, 5kmor […]