Sunday , January 21 2018

Sports

Impact book playoffs spot – Didi on target

MONTREAL, Oct 30, (AFP): Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba kept up his incredible scoring record as Montreal Impact cruised past Toronto FC 3-0 to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday. The Ivory Coast international bagged his 12th goal in 12 games since signing for Montreal in July after …

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Ooredoo successfully concludes ‘sponsorship’ for soccer tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo Group, today announced the successful conclusion of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s football tournament, which was held on 24th and 25th of October 2015. Commenting on the sponsorship, Mijbil Alayoub, Director of Corporate Communications at Ooredoo Kuwait …

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Biles makes history with 3rd world all-around gold – Romania’s Iordache recovers to win bronze

GLASGOW, Oct 30, (AFP): Simone Biles tumbled her way into the history books on Thursday by winning a record third consecutive all-around women’s gold at the world gymnastics championships ahead of US teammate and Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. It may not have been a sleek performance as the 18-year-old fought …

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13th Asian Shooting Champ’ship to be held in Kuwait as planned

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): The 13th Asian Shooting Championship (Quota Distribution for RIO 2016 Olympics) will be held in Kuwait as previously decided, President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi said on Friday. The distribution of the qualifying seats for the Brazil 2016 Olympics is …

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Blatter again points finger at Sarkozy over Qatar – Credit Suisse says investigated by Swiss, US authorities

PARIS, Oct 30, (AFP): Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter has again accused former French president Nicolas Sarkozy of influencing the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Qatar rather than the United States. Qatar controversially won the right to host the 2022 World Cup, a decision that has …

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Chelsea dumped out of ‘Capital One Cup’ – Wednesday stun Arsenal

LONDON, Oct 28, (RTRS): Chelsea’s woes continued when the holders were dumped out of the Capital One (League) Cup fourth round following a shootout defeat by Stoke City while Arsenal suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at second tier Sheffield Wednesday. Boss Jose Mourinho will be under mounting pressure after Eden …

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Qatar’s Al-Kubaisi qualifies for 100 meter T34 final – Five further world-records broken and eighteen world champions crowned

DOHA, Qatar, Oct 28: Qatar’s Mohamed al-Kubaisi has qualified for the Men’s 100m T34 final in his first-ever IPC Athletics World Championships. Tunisia’s WalidKtila qualified with the fastest time and is on track for his third of four possible gold medals at these World Championships, while a shock in the …

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Zain honors National Jet Ski team champions

Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, honored Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team champions, during a special honoring ceremony held in its main headquarters at Shuwaikh. The event came after the team achieved a number of titles during their participation in the recently concluded World Jet Ski Championship held in …

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MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience welcomes participants – Unique motorsports event offering motoring enthusiasts opportunity to experience thrill of professional car racing

DUBAI, Aug 28: Michelin, the world’s tyre technology leader, hosted a thrilling yet professional car racing experience for brand loyalists across Middle East and Africa for the very first time, at the MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Held at the prestigious Sepang International F1 Circuit between Aug …

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US blow away rivals for gold – Biles, Douglas show class, China 2nd

GLASGOW, Oct 28, (RTRS): Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas showed that the United States will be the team to beat at next year’s Rio Olympics after they blew away the opposition to land a third straight team title at the world championships. While the Americans exchanged high fives after triumphing …

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