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Amir congratulates Al-Kharafi, Al-Mesri on winning medals at 2018 Asian Games

Posted by on 30/08/2018
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Amir congratulates Al-Kharafi, Al-Mesri on winning medals at 2018 Asian Games

Amir congratulates Al-Kharafi, Al-Mesri on winning medals at 2018 Asian Games

Information minister praises Al-Kharafi, Al-Mesri for their performances KUWAIT: Kuwaiti jockey Ali Al-Kharafi won the gold medal yesterday at the equestrian jumping event during the 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta. Kuwaiti wrestler Hussein Al-Mesri also won bronze in Asian tourney. Al-Mesri won in Kurash wrestling competition (below 90 kg). His Highness the Amir Sheikh […]

Nadal speeds through, Wawrinka, del Potro win

Posted by on 30/08/2018
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Nadal speeds through, Wawrinka, del Potro win

Nadal speeds through, Wawrinka, del Potro win

Murray still fighting to find full fitness after hip surgery in January NEW YORK: World number one and defending champion Rafael Nadal steamed into the third round on another scorching day at the US Open on Wednesday with a straight-sets win over Vasek Pospisil. Nadal, spared the worst of the heat thanks to his late-night […]

Bale leads Giggs’s Wales squad for Ireland, Denmark

Posted by on 29/08/2018
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Bale leads Giggs’s Wales squad for Ireland, Denmark

Bale leads Giggs’s Wales squad for Ireland, Denmark

LONDON: Gareth Bale spearheads Ryan Giggs’s Wales squad for his first two competitive fixtures in charge against the Republic of Ireland and Denmark next month. Bale has been in fine form for Real Madrid, scoring in the European champions’ opening two La Liga games, as he looks to fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo. […]

VIVA sponsors Kuwait Football Association and the League

Posted by on 29/08/2018
Filed under Football, Sports

VIVA sponsors Kuwait Football Association and the League

VIVA sponsors Kuwait Football Association and the League

KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its sponsorship for the Kuwait Football Association (KFA) and all its soccer tournaments for the season 2018/2019, after winning the tender. The official partnership announcement took place at VIVA’s Headquarters at Olympia Tower, in presence of the President of KFA Sheikh Ahmed Al-Yousef Al-Sabah and […]

Sharapova downs battling Schnyder

Posted by on 29/08/2018
Filed under Sports, Tennis

Sharapova downs battling Schnyder

Sharapova downs battling Schnyder

Survival mode’ sees Djokovic through at steamy US Open NEW YORK: Maria Sharapova shattered the fairytale return of 39-year-old Patty Schnyder at the US Open on Tuesday, winning a roller-coaster first round clash 6-2, 7-6 (8/6). Schnyder, the oldest ever player to make the main draw of a Grand Slam via qualifying, was outgunned by […]

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

Posted by on 28/08/2018
Filed under Middle East, Other Sports, Sports, Top Stories, World

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

After driving ban ends, Saudi women taste thrill of speed

 Donning a helmet inside a pearl silver sports sedan, Rana Almimoni skids and drifts around a Riyadh park, engine roaring, tyres screeching and clouds of dust billowing from the back. For Saudi women, such adrenaline rushes were unimaginable just weeks ago. Speed-crazed women drivers are bound to turn heads in the deeply conservative desert […]

ICC wants footage from new Al Jazeera graft documentary

Posted by on 28/08/2018
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ICC wants footage from new Al Jazeera graft documentary

ICC wants footage from new Al Jazeera graft documentary

SYDNEY: The Al Jazeera TV news channel is planning a follow-up documentary about alleged corruption in cricket, Australian and global cricket chiefs revealed yesterday, appealing for access to unedited footage to properly investigate the claims. The Qatar-based broadcaster made a series of spot-fixing allegations in a first documentary entitled “Cricket’s Match-Fixers” earlier this year involving […]

Ooredoo’s ambassador Al-Jeraiwi participates in the Asian Games

Posted by on 28/08/2018
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Ooredoo’s ambassador Al-Jeraiwi participates in the Asian Games

Ooredoo’s ambassador Al-Jeraiwi participates in the Asian Games

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait’s brand ambassador, triathlete Najla Al-Jeraiwi, is competing in the 2018 Olympic Asian Games’ triathlon, which includes running, swimming, and cycling. The event is scheduled to take place from Friday to Sunday, and includes three categories: Men’s individual race, women’s individual race, and mixed relay. This is Kuwait’s first official participation in an […]

Kuwait shooting delegation to 18th Asian Games receive hero’s welcome

Posted by on 28/08/2018
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Kuwait shooting delegation to 18th Asian Games receive hero’s welcome

Kuwait shooting delegation to 18th Asian Games receive hero’s welcome

KUWAIT: Kuwait Shooting Sport delegation to the 18th Asian games received a heroes welcome at Kuwait International Airport. Gold medallist in the skeet even Mansour Al-Rasheedi dedicated the achievement to HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwait people. He said it is hard […]

Chaotic mixed relay gets thumbs-up at Asian Games

Posted by on 28/08/2018
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Chaotic mixed relay gets thumbs-up at Asian Games

Chaotic mixed relay gets thumbs-up at Asian Games

IOC president Bach promise the next Olympic Games will be ‘more youthful’ JAKARTA: Athletes declared the Asian Games’ first-ever mixed 4x400m relay a fun-if chaotic-success yesterday, ahead of its planned introduction at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Athletics bosses have introduced the concept-two men and two women on each team, running in whichever order they choose-as […]

Amir commends athletes as another karateka medals

Posted by on 27/08/2018
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Amir commends athletes as another karateka medals

Amir commends athletes as another karateka medals

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Sunday Kuwaiti shooter Mansour Al-Rashidi and karateka Ali Al-Shatti for winning gold medals at the 2018 Asian Games held in Indonesia. He also congratulated Kuwaiti karateka Ahmad Mohammad Al-Misfir yesterday for winning a silver medal. Misfir defeated Mahmoud Sajjan of Jordan, Ma Zyon of China […]

Bale and Benzema in the goals as Real survive scare

Posted by on 27/08/2018
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Bale and Benzema in the goals as Real survive scare

Bale and Benzema in the goals as Real survive scare

MADRID: Karim Benzema netted twice and Gareth Bale scored a trademark goal as Real Madrid overcame an early scare at Girona to win 4-1 on Sunday. Seeking their second win of the new La Liga season, the European champions went behind after Borja Garcia opened the scoring for Girona with a superb goal after 17 […]