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Wednesday , December 12 2018

Sports

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad praises hosting of Games by Indonesia

‘Join fight against harassment and abuse in sport’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Chairman of the Asian Olympic Council (AOC) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, during a press conference at the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex, Jakarta on Monday, said the launch of the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia is very encouraging …

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US Ambassador to Kuwait spends time with Champion Among Us stars

HE Lawrence Silverman’s visit promotes concept of cultural exchange of children through sports KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: US Ambassador to Kuwait His Excellency Lawrence Silverman spends time with Champion Among Us stars in Sports Development Camp at Kuwait Sports Club US Ambassador Silverman: Champion Among Us is a wonderful model …

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Pongky Strikers trash SKARZ, Swooping Eagles subdue X-Pin DBowls

‘X’ Strikers outclass Pin Pals to end 3-game losing streak KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: With limited numbers of Class A/B Arab bowlers this tournament was considered an all-Filipino competition. Majority of the Filipino keglers that will join the forthcoming GCC-AFBT in Oman were all members of the team that are …

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China’s Sun completes ‘golden slam’

Seto retains title, Kumar upset JAKARTA, Aug 19, (AFP): Chinese giant Sun Yang swept to Asian Games 200m freestyle gold Sunday to add to his Olympic and world titles – then had his national anthem played twice after a flag-pole malfunction. The triple Olympic champion produced a blistering last two …

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Two Koreas ‘march together’ as Asian Games burst into life

Widodo declares the Games open JAKARTA, Aug 18, (AFP): North and South Korea marched together in a stirring display of unity as the Asian Games, one of the world’s biggest sports events, opened in a blaze of colour in Jakarta on Saturday. South Korean women’s basketball player Lim Yung-hui and …

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FBC Centennial Badminton tourney enters 2nd week

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 18: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) Centennial Badminton tournament sponsored by Al Muzaini Exchange Company, Bangs Hair Salon and AKO-OFW entered its second week as games went off to a running start with several thrilling matches. The elimination games continued to heat up on Friday …

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Ronaldo makes winning debut as Juve edge Chievo

Bernardeschi stars VERONA, Italy, Aug 18, (AFP): Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut as defending champions Juventus snatched a late 3-2 win against Chievo in a thrilling opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday. Ronaldo, 33, joined from Real Madrid last …

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Atletico take sweet revenge on Real

Atletico win Super Cup Tallinn, Aug 16, (AFP): Saul Niguez and Koke scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid fought back to beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2 and win the UEFA Super Cup in Tallinn  as Julen Lopetegui got off to a losing start with the European champions. Real …

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Altidore powers TFC to Canadian Championship

Rooney nets two as DC United stays hot to beat Timbers TORONTO, 16 AUG, (RTRS): Jozy Altidore produced three goals in a 14-minute stretch spanning halftime, and Toronto FC beat the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 5-2 Wednesday to capture their third consecutive Canadian Championship. TFC took the two-game, total-goals series 7-4 …

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IOC provisionally lifts Kuwait ban

BERLIN, Aug 16, (Agencies): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday provisionally lifted a ban on Kuwait two days before the start of the Asian Games, allowing the country to participate under its own flag. Kuwait’s national Olympic committee (KOC) has been banned since October 2015 after the government was …

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