Tuesday , January 23 2018

Sports

Japan’s Reds crowned Asian kings – Al Hilal beaten 1-0

SAITAMA, Japan, Nov 25, (AFP): Brazilian sharp-shooter Rafael Silva smashed a late winner as Japan’s Urawa Reds beat 10-man Al Hilal 1-0 on Saturday to win a second Asian Champions League title. The forward, who also scored in last weekend’s 1-1 first-leg draw in Riyadh, blasted a superb winner two …

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FBC Winter Cup enters 2nd week of eliminations

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) 90th regular Badminton tournament dubbed “the Winter Cup” entered its second week as games went off to a running start with several thrilling matches. The elimination games continued to heat up on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club …

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KSC hosts ‘Swimmers Fighting Diabetes’ tournament – Event held to raise awareness of diabetes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Champion Among Us, in cooperation with Kuwait Sports Club and the Kuwait Diabetes Society recently hosted a swimming tournament at Kuwait Sports Club for World Diabetes Day. Heralded as Swimmers Fighting Diabetes, 80 swimmers ranging in age from 6-14 years of age competed in the tournament …

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ABK sponsors 6th Al Ma’arefa Athletics tourney – Major sporting tournament for special needs athletes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) recently sponsored the 6th Al Ma’arefa Athletics Tournament for people with special needs, which was held on Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at the Youth & Sport Stadium in Manqaf. The event was attended by Talal Khalifa Al-Jeri, the Chairman of …

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Sri Lanka seeks Bangladesh coach

COLOMBO, Nov 22, (AFP): Sri Lanka’s cricket board Wednesday announced it was in talks to hire Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha subject to him securing a full release from his current contractual obligations. Sri Lanka Cricket said its chief Thilanga Sumathipala wrote to his Bangladesh counterpart Nazmul Hassan expressing a …

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Zboun Al-Harad wins 1,200m race; Hala Hamoudi triumphs – Al-Qadem Ajmal takes first round of 1,800m race

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The horse Zboun Al-Harad from the Al-Mullah Stable ridden by the Bahraini jockey Ali Al-Saffar won the 4th round of the 2nd class race for 1,200 meters covering the distance in 1.14.8 minutes. The horse won Joint Group Contracting Company trophy. The Le’oyoun Baby from the …

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Al-Salmiya wins cross country race after 35 years

Athletics Technical Director at Al-Salmiya Sports Club Zakariya Al-Fili commended senior athletics team of the club for winning the cross country race after 35 years of concerted efforts to include the cup among silverwares in the club’s custody. Al-Fili declared that Al-Salmiya finally succeeded being crowned with such a precious …

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Sharapova named in housing fraud probe

NEW DELHI, Nov 21, (AFP): Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is under investigation in India for cheating and criminal conspiracy after the collapse of a luxury housing project that she endorsed, police and a lawyer said Tuesday. The firm behind the development is alleged to have taken millions of …

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Bangladesh to deport 5 Indians for betting

DHAKA, Nov 20, (AFP): Bangladesh police said Monday they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack down on illegal bookmaking in the lucrative domestic league. The men were detained Saturday at Dhaka’s Sher-e- Bangla National Stadium during the one-day Bangladesh Premier League match, …

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Brady, Patriots dominate Raiders – Saints, Eagles win

MEXICO CITY, Nov 20, (AP): Tom Brady felt right at home in his first appearance in Mexico by throwing for 339 yards and three touchdowns, to the delight of an adoring crowd, in the New England Patriots’ 33-8 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Brady completed his first 12 …

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