Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Biles: ‘I was abused’ by USA gymnastics doctor

LOS ANGELES: Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles revealed on Monday she was sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar, who was...

Faster, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged

RIO DE JANEIRO: In Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal. The...

Scathing report on Rio Olympics: venues ‘White Elephants’

RIO DE JANEIRO: A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that...

Behbehani congratulates Kuwait’s disabled athletes

KUWAIT: Iqbal Behbehani visited Kuwait Disabled Sports Club and met Club President Shafi Al-Hajiri and several members of the board. Behbehani honored and rewarded...

KFH honors gold medalist Al Mutairi with 2kg gold award

KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) offered 2 kg gold award to the gold medalist Ahmad Al-Mutairi in recognition of his triumph in capturing the...

Ahli United Bank welcomes Kuwait National Paralympic team

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank (AUB), one of Kuwait’s leading Islamic banking institutions welcomed yesterday the Kuwait National Paralympic team at the Kuwait International Airport...

Rio Paralympics says ‘mission accomplished’ as Games close

RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio Paralympics organizers declared mission accomplished yesterday ahead of a closing ceremony that will celebrate the against-the-odds success of the Games...

Top US wheelchair racer could go home with 5 golds

RIO DE JANEIRO: Tatyana McFadden came into the Rio Paralympics with a chance to win seven gold medals, from the 100 meters to the...

Kuwaiti athlete wins 100m gold at Paralympics – Amir lauds victory

RIO DE JANEIRO: Kuwait's Ahmad Al-Mutairi came first in the men's 100 m athletics race at the Rio 2016 Paralympics on Saturday, Minister of...

Algerian team faces possible expulsion from Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO: An Algerian women’s goalball team could be expelled from the Paralympics for failing to show up for two matches. IPC officials...

Paralympics open to theme: ‘The heart knows no limits’

RIO DE JANEIRO: The Paralympic Games opened Wednesday with 4,350 athletes demonstrating first-hand their creed: “The heart knows no limits; everybody has a heart.”...

Kuwaiti athletes leave for Rio 2016 Paralympics

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s disabled team will head to Rio de Janeiro today to participate in the Paralympics to be held there from Sept 7 until...

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