Wednesday , December 13 2017

Sports

Bahrain lead 13th GCC shooting tourney – Kuwait marksmen bag 3 silvers and bronze

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Two most successful competitions — HH the Crown Prince Shooting Championship and the 13th GCC Shooting Championship — involving 200 shooters from Kuwait and GCC countries will come to a close. Since the start of the event which is being held at the Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic …

Read More »

Liverpool toil; Dortmund, Lazio shine – Liverpool toil; Dortmund, Lazio shine

PARIS, Oct 23, (AFP): Jurgen Klopp’s Anfield bow as Liverpool manager ended in a 1-1 draw against Rubin Kazan in the Europa League on Thursday as fellow British hopefuls Celtic and Tottenham went down to defeat. Emre Can cancelled out Marko Devic’s well-taken opener for Russian side Rubin to notch …

Read More »

Belgium cancel friendly match

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Belgium Football Federation has declared that the Belgium team, which is third in the world based on the international football ranking, will not play in a match against Italy that was scheduled to take place in Kuwait during the inauguration of Jaber Stadium on Nov 13, …

Read More »

City’s De Bruyne seeks to steal derby ‘spotlight’ from Rooney – Mou unsure if Chelsea slump over

LONDON, Oct 23, (AFP): Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is relishing the chance to inspire his first derby victory against Manchester United when the Premier League leaders visit Old Trafford this weekend. De Bruyne will experience the hostility and passion of the Manchester derby for the first time following …

Read More »

Refreshed Pharoah primed for Breeders’ Cup bid – Baffert partnership with the charismatic colt coming to an end

ARCADIA, United States, Oct 21, (AFP): Bob Baffert’s time with American Pharoah is winding down, but the trainer believes US racing’s first Triple Crown hero in 37 years is primed for a shot at Breeders’ Cup glory. The $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky, on …

Read More »

Guangzhou hold Gamba at bay to reach ACL final with Al Ahli – Cosmin admits to contradictory emotions

SINGAPORE, Oct 21, (RTRS): Guangzhou Evergrande advanced to the Asian Champions League final 2-1 on aggregate after comfortably holding Japanese champions Gamba Osaka to a goalless draw in their semi-final second leg on Wednesday. The Chinese outfit will play Emiratis Al-Ahli in the two legged final next month after the …

Read More »

Russia’s Putin slams politicisation of sport – Isinbayeva to retire

MOSCOW, Oct 21, (Agencies): Russian President Vladimir Putin called Wednesday for international measures to prevent politics from spilling over into sport as the West continues to snub Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. “Sporting ideals and principles are more often becoming hostage to political opportunism,” Putin said at the inaugural meeting …

Read More »

GCC shooters compete in Champ’ship – Crown Prince’s unlimited support hailed 

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah 13th GCC Shooting Championship for men and women kicked off at the Sabah Al- Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. The competition started on Oct 20 and will end on the 25th. Shooters from all six GCC …

Read More »

FIFA and Adidas ties in spotlight – WC graft claims

BERLIN, Oct 21, (AFP): Allegations that Germany bribed its way to secure the right to host the 2006 World Cup not only shook the football world, but also shone a spotlight on cosy ties between sportswear giant Adidas and FIFA. At the heart of the latest graft claims to rock …

Read More »

PSG host Real in top clash, Sevilla in Man City’s way – Man Utd back in Moscow after six-year absence

PARIS, Oct 20, (AFP): Real Madrid travel to Paris Saint-Germain in the plum clash of Wednesday’s Champions League matches as improving Manchester City host Sevilla and Borussia Moenchengladbach desperately seek a first win at Juventus. AFP Sport runs the rule over the games being played in Champions League Groups A, B, …

Read More »
Translate »