Tuesday , October 24 2017

Sports

Nole hails best ever season after record triumph – Djokovic claims historic 4th straight title at Tour Finals

London, Nov 23, (AFP): Novak Djokovic hailed his historic fourth successive ATP Tour Finals title as a dream come true after the world number one finished his astonishing campaign by routing Roger Federer in Sunday’s final. Djokovic is the first player to win the season-ending event four years in a …

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Sheikh Salman praises remarkable success of horse festival

Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud said that hosting the 2015 Kuwait National Arabian Horse Festival in the newly-renovated Bait Al-Arab Complex is considered a giant leap in the competition of purebred Arabian horses. In his statement during the final day of the event, …

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Team Philippines win ‘Challenge Cup’ – BAS holds Second International Basketball tourney between embassies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and the Romanian Embassy in Kuwait organized the Second International Basketball Tournament between Embassies in Kuwait on Friday November 20, at the BSK Campus. A total of 12 teams represented their countries: Bangladesh, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Greece, Japan, Jordan, …

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India, Pakistan deadlock continues on cricket series – ICC hails concept of day-night Tests

Dubai, Nov 22, (Agencies): The deadlock over a proposed series between arch-rivals India and Pakistan continued Sunday with the heads of both the boards present in Dubai. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Shashank Manohar is here to familiarise with the working of the International Cricket Council …

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Alvarez outpoints Cotto, captures world title – Vargas stops Miura to take super feather belt

Las Vegas, Nov 22, (AFP): Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez captured the vacant World Boxing Council middleweight title Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto. Judges awarded Alvarez the verdict by scores of 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111, the Mexican improving to 46-1-1 while Cotto fell to 40-5. …

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Suarez, Neymar on song as Barcelona rout Real Madrid – Catalans move six clear of rivals

MADRID, Nov 21, (AFP): Luis Suarez and Neymar continued their sensational goalscoring form as Barcelona moved six points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga with a 4-0 thrashing of their bitter rivals at the Bernabeu on Saturday. Barca even had the luxury of leaving Lionel Messi …

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Rampant Liverpool thwart Man City title push – Leaders Hull held by Bristol city

MANCHESTER, Nov 21, (Agencies): The Juergen Klopp effect began to really take effect on Saturday as Liverpool hammered mercurial Manchester City 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium to provide the Merseysiders’ new coach with his most striking Premier League win yet. Klopp’s men defeated struggling champions Chelsea 3-1 last month but …

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Kuwait, Qout Market & Ooredoo are back together – Valuable offer is available exclusively at Ooredoo’s booth

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: This weekend saw the return of the highly popular Qout Market with thousands descending upon its new Murooj venue to snap up local produce and crafts. Local artisans displayed their wares or performed to the public — with the hope of making their big break. Ooredoo …

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Guangzhou reclaim Asian CL title – Elkeson produces a magic

GUANGZHO, Nov 21, (AFP): A moment of magic from Brazil’s Elkeson earned China’s Guangzhou Evergrande their second AFC Champions League title in three years on Saturday after a tense second leg of their final against Al Ahli. The striker’s instinctive turn and toe-poke on 54 minutes finally unlocked the Emirati …

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Buttler steers Poms to series win – Pakistan fall short in decider

DUBAI, Nov 20, (AFP): Jos Buttler hit the fastest one-day hundred by an Englishman to guide England to an 84-run win over Pakistan in the fourth and final day-night international in Dubai on Friday for a 3-1 series triumph. Buttler’s 52-ball 116 not out — his hundred coming off just …

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