Thursday , April 26 2018

Sports

Bale, CR7 hand Real relief – Lafita inspires Getafe to beat misfiring Villarreal

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov 29, (Agencies): Gareth Bale scored his first goal in three months for Real Madrid before Cristiano Ronaldo added a penalty to secure a 2- 0 win at Eibar on Sunday and end its two-game losing run in the Spanish league. Bale headed in Luka Modric’s cross two …

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Australia win ‘historic’ 1st ever day-night Test – Siddle hits winning runs

ADELAIDE, Australia, Nov 29, (AFP): Australia claimed a thrilling three-wicket victory inside three days over New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday in the first-ever day-night Test. Shaun Marsh took Australia to the cusp of victory before losing his wicket on 49 and the fighting Kiwis set up a …

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Alghanim Industries employees participate in RunQ8 Charity Event – Company organizes annual medical campaign

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: Alghanim Industries, one of the largest private companies in the region, announced the participation of 235 of its employees in the RUNQ8 Charity Event that started at Marina Crescent on Saturday morning. The company contributed the largest number of participants at the race, which totaled 2200 …

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Khalil named AFC Player of the Year – Japan claim women’s team honour

NEW DELHI, Nov 29, (RTRS): Emirati Ahmed Khalil got a modicum of revenge on Guangzhou Evergrande captain Zheng Zhi when he pipped the Chinese to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year award on Sunday. Khalil’s Al Ahli club finished runners-up in the AFC Champions League as Zheng …

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De Bruyne gets City back on track – Citizens end Saints unbeaten away record

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Nov 28, (AFP): Belgium international Kevin De Bruyne starred as Manchester City ended Southampton’s unbeaten away record in the Premier League this season with a disjointed 3-1 win on Saturday. Having lost at Juventus in the Champions League in mid-week and dropped five points in their previous …

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RunQ8 garners great support for childrens rehabilitation – 5th edition of the 10km run held in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior and leading local organizations

Kuwait City, Nov 28: RunQ8, one of Kuwait’s most prominent charity sporting events, had yet another successful year with around 1,800 people taking part in the fifth edition of the race. Organized by the Fawzia Sultan Rehabilitation Institute (FSRI), the annual race took place on the morning of Nov 28 …

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RSK ‘Winter Cup’ reaches 3rd week; holds 1st kids tourney – Vijayan, Nuansamlee lead Higher bracket qualifiers 

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: Tournament 15 “Winter Cup” of RSK Badminton at Kazma Sports Club in Adailiya reaches its last week of eliminations – its 3rd week – and the so-called “twilight zone” as qualifiers advance to the final rounds, while the not-so-lucky non-qualifiers drop out of the tournament. Supported …

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England down Pakistan in thriller – Poms win three runs

DUBAI, Nov 28, (AFP): Paceman Chris Woakes held his nerve in the final over to give England a hard-fought three-run win in the second Twenty20 international over Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. Woakes conceded just seven runs in the 20th over to restrict Pakistan to 169-8 and help England defend …

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Ashwin wrecks SA, India win series – Proteas 9-yr record ends

NAGPUR, India, Nov 27, (AFP): Ravichandran Ashwin claimed 12 wickets in the match as India swamped South Africa by 124 runs with two days to spare in the third Test on Friday to clinch the series. The Proteas, who resumed at 32-2 chasing a target of 310, folded up for …

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XDubai clinch fourth XCAT World Series title – Team Abu Dhabi’s brave bid falls short

ABU DHABI, Nov 27: XDubai’s Arif Saif Al-Zafeen and Nadir bin Hendi clinched the UIM XCAT World Series for the fourth year in a row today as Team Abu Dhabi were denied in their brave bid for a second world powerboat title inside a month. Entering the Abu Dhabi Grand …

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