Sports

Saudis to host women’s professional event

LONDON, June 21, (AFP): Saudi Arabia will stage a women’s squash tournament later this year with world champion Nour El Sherbini and eight-time world title winner Nicol David appearing in a rare public airing for women’s sport in the kingdom. The Professional Squash Association (PSA) said the PSA Women’s Masters …

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Al-Roumi edge Kuwait Steel – KIB blank Al-Mailem 4-0

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The 38th edition of the Late Abdullah Meshari Al-Rawdhan Futsal Tournament 2017 today enters its second-last stage with the hosting of two semifinal matches. In the quarterfinal stage, the late Ahmad Al-Roumi team managed to reserve a place in the semis after defeating Kuwait Steel team …

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ABK sponsors Kuwait’s Youth Basketball tournament

As part of its activities for the Holy month of Ramadan, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) was the platinum sponsor of the 2017 Kuwait Youth Basketball tournament, which was organized specifically to increase sport activity during the Holy month of Ramadan. The tournament was held from 3 – 14 …

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Pakistan hailed by media after ‘confounding everyone’ – Arthur eager for World XI’s visit after Champions Trophy triumph

ISLAMABAD, June 19, (AFP): Jubilant photographs of Pakistan cricket fans dancing in the streets were plastered all over national newspapers Monday after their eighth-ranked team produced a thrilling win against arch-rivals India in the Champions Trophy final. Pakistan inflicted a massive 180-run defeat upon title-holders and favourites India at the …

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‘Don’t endanger sports in blockaded Qatar’

LAUSANNE, June 19, (AFP): ”Sport must be separate from politics,” the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) pleaded Monday, as Qatar remains diplomatically isolated from some Gulf neighbours over accusations the emirate supports extremism. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were among a string of countries which this …

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Al-Fahad, Al-Kanderi win Kuwait Open Kart Tourney

Kuwait OpenKart Tournament affiliated to the Motor and Motorbikes Sport Club ended Saturday at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Track amid numerous excited spectators who witnessed an excellent competition. Fahad Al-Fahad came first in the male youth category, followed by Omar Al-Amawi, while Meshari Al-Otaibi occupied the third place. Khawalah Al-Kanderi outshined …

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