Sports

Soccer Academy ‘Mubaratuna’ to absorb young players

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26, (KUNA): The launching of a soccer academy named “Mubaratuna” where the skills and talents of the young and eager Kuwaitis will be honed has been applauded by some officials. The academy receives now youngsters interested in soccer, aged 10 through 15 and later those aged 6 …

Read More »

AUK Women’s Basketball team wins the UAAK finals for the 4th consecutive year

The AUK Women’s Basketball team triumphed in the University Athletics Association of Kuwait (UAAK) finals. Playing in the finals opposite the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK), they earned the winning title with an impressive score of 29-19. This is the 4th year in which AUK has participated in this league, …

Read More »

IBAK organizes Badminton Coaching Module 10 – Total of 134 participants join event

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25: As a regular feature of IBAK, the Badminton Coaching Module 10 was organised during Oct 30, 2015 to Jan 7, 2016 (2 months). Highest so far — total 134 people (84 male + 50 female) participated in the coaching to learn the basics and also to …

Read More »

Nicholls ‘leads’ NZ to victory over Pakistan – Tourists skittled out for 210 with 4 overs remaining

WELLINGTON, Jan 25, (AFP): A solid 82 by Henry Nicholls followed by a ninth-wicket batting blitz carried New Zealand to a convincing 70-run victory in the opening one-day international against Pakistan in Wellington on Monday. In reply to New Zealand’s 280-8, Pakistan were skittled out for 210 with four overs …

Read More »

Ex-SA player Bodi banned 20 yrs for fixing

CENTURION, South Africa, Jan 25, (AP): Former South Africa batsman Gulam Bodi has been banned for 20 years by his country’s cricket board after he admitted that he was planning to fix matches in a domestic Twenty20 competition. Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat announced the sanction on Monday. …

Read More »

Chelsea check Arsenal’s title charge; Swansea win – Agent denies Mou’s ‘love letter’ to Manchester United 

LONDON, Jan 24, (AFP): Diego Costa scored as Chelsea renewed their hold over Arsenal with a 1-0 win at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday that dented their London rivals’ Premier League title hopes. Costa had been the central figure in Chelsea’s 2-0 win over Arsenal in September, when he goaded …

Read More »

Hussey gets perfect send-off as Thunder win BBL – Melbourne Stars beaten by 3 wickets in Big Bash League 

MELBOURNE, Jan 24, (AFP): The Sydney Thunder gave captain Michael Hussey the perfect send-off from Australian cricket when they beat the Melbourne Stars by three wickets to win the Big Bash League on Sunday. After Hussey won the toss and sent the Stars in to bat at the Melbourne Cricket …

Read More »

EPL side connect with MENA fans – Man City’s ‘The Blueprint’ now available in Arabic

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: The Blueprint, Manchester City Football Club’s offi cial fan enewsletter, is now available in Arabic, making the Barclays Premier League side the fi rst to connect with fans in the Middle East and North Africa in Arabic language. The first edition of The Blueprint in Arabic …

Read More »

‘Anything that disturbs game I don’t like’ – Dhoni, Smith warn against Spidercam interference

SYDNEY, Jan 24, (RTRS): India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni knows the introduction of broadcast technology has enhanced the viewing experience for fans but the skipper has called for restraint after the overhead ‘Spidercam’ interfered with play in Saturday’s one-dayer against Australia. Virat Kohli upper-cut John Hastings for a boundary in the …

Read More »

Debutant Austin stars, Saints shock United – Aguero double rescues vital point for Man City title push  

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 23, (AFP): Debutant Charlie Austin’s late goal earned Southampton a 1-0 victory at Manchester United on Saturday that put the pressure back on beaten manager Louis van Gaal. Austin joined Southampton for £4 million ($5.7 million, 5.2 million euros) from Queens Park Rangers last week and …

Read More »
Translate »