Thursday , December 14 2017

Sports

Kuwaiti achievements recognized – Zain honors Jet Ski champ Al Abdulrazzaq

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, honored Kuwaiti Jet Ski champion Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq at its main headquarters in Shuwaikh. The honoring came in recognition of Al Abdulrazzaq’s achievements and accomplishments during 2015. Zain expressed its pride in Al Abdulrazzaq’s latest achievement, which recently saw …

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Kuwait’s Zaid Ashkanani resumes title challenge – Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge ME returns to action in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, UAE, Jan 19: Two weekends of exciting back to back racing in the UAE could be pivotal in the final outcome of the highly competitive team championship of the region’s Porsche GT3 Challenge Middle East with Kuwait’s Zaid Ashkanani on track to add the elusive team title to …

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Blatter still being paid salary despite ban from world soccer

MIAMI, Jan 19, (Agencies): FIFA’s Sepp Blatter may have been banned for eight years from the game but he is still receiving his president’s salary from world soccer’s governing body, a spokesman for FIFA’s Audit and Compliance Committee told Reuters on Monday. Blatter was suspended for 90 days by FIFA …

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RSK tourney reaches last elims – Year starts with a bang

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: Starting the year with a bang, or should we say with a smash, RSK or Republika ng Sports sa Kuwait – a die-hard sport organization, holds its 16th badminton tournament dubbed as “New Year Cup 2016” at the handball gym of Kazma Sports Club in Adailiya. …

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Barcelona allay Messi hamstring injury fears – Real players prefer Zidane to Benitez: Ronaldo

BARCELONA, Jan 18, (AFP): Barcelona on Monday played down fears that striker Lionel Messi injured his hamstring during Sunday’s 6-0 thrashing of Athletic Bilbao in La Liga, after the Argentine was replaced at half-time at the Camp Nou. “The tests carried out this morning (Monday) allowed us to rule out …

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Match-fixing bombshell rocks Australian Open – Djokovic reportedly offered $200,000 to throw match, Cameron calls for probe 

MELBOURNE, Jan 18, (AFP): A bombshell report alleging widespread corruption in tennis cast a shadow over the start of the Australian Open on Monday as officials vigorously denied suppressing evidence of match-fixing. The BBC and BuzzFeed reported that a “core group” of 16 players who reached the top 50 in …

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‘IAAF probe claims against Qatar’

LONDON, Jan 18, (AP): IAAF President Sebastian Coe says claims of bribery by Qatar in the bidding process for the 2017 world athletics championship are being investigated. Ed Warner, chairman of UK Athletics, said Sunday his bid team was told “brown envelopes” were being handed to members of the IAAF …

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Maxwell dazzles as Australia win series – Aussies sweep India 3-0 in 5-match series

MELBOURNE, Jan 17, (RTRS): Glenn Maxwell struck a scintillating 96 in a tricky chase to help Australia beat India by three wickets in the third one-dayer on Sunday and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Maxwell revived Australia’s chase for a 296-run victory target with a spectacular …

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PAYS holds equestrian festival – Al-Owaidh, Seihan stables tie in 1st place

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Public Authority for Youth and Sports (PAYS) recently organized an equestrian festival titled “We Improved Our Rules” under the auspices of Director General Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour represented by the Director of Sports for All Hamid Al-Huzaim, in the presence of large spectators. Notable among the dignitaries …

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Rampant City back on track – Aguero double helps Citizens rout Palace

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 16, (AFP): Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City got their Premier League title challenge back on course with an emphatic 4-0 win over Crystal Palace at a snowy Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Aguero’s goals, which took his total for the season to 13, came in …

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