Friday , October 20 2017

Sports

Albania, Romania clinch Euro berths – Hungary head for playoffs after loss to Greece

YEREVAN, Oct 11, (RTRS): Albania qualified for the 2016 European championship finals, their first ever major tournament, when a 3-0 away win over Armenia clinched second place in Group I on Wednesday. The Albanians finished behind Portugal and ahead of Denmark, who will await their playoff fate, in the final …

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South Africa win batting thriller against India – Sharma nearly upstages De Villiers 104

KANPUR, India, Oct 11, (AFP): A brilliant 150 off 133 balls from Rohit Sharma was in vain as South Africa defeated India by five runs in the first One-Day International in Kanpur on Sunday. In a high-scoring thriller helped by short boundaries at the packed Green Park Stadium, India made …

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Aquasan hold off resilient Slashers; Desert Force win – 5R Brothers pip Bahay Kubo 75-74

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: Thomas scored 28, Carlos added 18 and Aquasan Gilas went on to win 65-52 against Taxi Slashers in the second conference of the Kuwait Philippines Basketball Association (KPBA) League Friday afternoon at the Sultan Centre Sports Complex in the Qadsia Sports Club, Hawally. Aquasan jumped to …

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UAE Exchange shoot down Eagles – Scavengers tame Thunder Dragons

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 11: By posting significant victories and capturing the second week highest scores, UAE Exchange elevated themselves from eleventh to fifth while the Scavengers who were one of the tail enders in the opening day joined the elite group by snatching the last seat in the second round …

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Djokovic wins China Open for 6th time – Nadal hampered by foot injury

BEIJING, Oct 11, (AFP): Novak Djokovic crushed his age-old rival Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday to seal his sixth China Open title and extend his amazing unbeaten run at the Beijing tournament. The world number one underlined his superiority in men’s tennis as he thrashed a fading Nadal for …

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The Gym Team mixes cardio Zumba and Latin rhythms – Almost 100 join another invigorating weekend workouts

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: The Gym Team had another invigorating weekend of an hour and half of fused workouts of cardio Zumba and Latin rhythms on Friday at the Chai Al Dhaha of the Radisson Blu hotel. Almost 100 joined the morning  workout at the helm of ZIN Janice Capili …

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Malaysian Embassy marks 1st National Sports Day in Kuwait – Ambassador Abd Ghani outlines importance of sports day

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: The Embassy of Malaysia held its first sports day in Kuwait on Saturday at the Malaysian embassy premises in celebration of its country’s national sports day under the auspices of Ambassador of Malaysia to Kuwait Ahmad Rozian Abd Ghani. Abd Ghani welcomed all the Malaysian citizens …

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Kuwait’s Alabdul-Razzaq wins gold medal in US tournament

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti jet ski champion, Yousef Alabdul-Razzaq, won the gold medal in the limited modified category of the international tournament for professionals currently held in the United States. Alabdul-Razzaq had come second in the competition, but he grabbed the gold medal after the top winner, …

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Nole destroys Ferrer, sets up Nadal final – ‘Shoeless’ Paire stuns Nishikori to reach Tokyo final

BEIJING, Oct 10, (AFP): Novak Djokovic brushed off David Ferrer 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the China Open final, where old rival Rafael Nadal stands between the Serb and a sixth title in Beijing. Top-ranked Djokovic suffered the inconvenience of having his service broken for the first time at …

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Delegation seeks to assure FIFA; Kuwaiti officials, MPs fly to Switzerland

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): Chairman of the parliamentary youth affairs committee MP Abdullah Al- Maiouf said on Saturday the Kuwaiti delegation, on a mission to Switzerland, will seek to persuade FIFA that the local sports laws do not contravene with the Olympic Charter. MP Al-Maiouf, in a statement to …

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