Monday , September 24 2018


‘FIFA election globetrotters avoid soccer real problems’ – Dull election with no charismatic leader in sight

ZURICH, Feb 4, (AFP): The battle for the FIFA presidency has turned into a gruelling round-the-globe marathon for the five candidates but observers say they are avoiding the real problems facing the scandal-infected world football body. With Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa and UEFA general secretary …

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Leicester keep lead, United, City win – Arsenal frustrated

LONDON, Feb 2, (AFP): Jamie Vardy scored a brace including a sensational long-range goal as Leicester City sank Liverpool 2-0 to safeguard their spot at the Premier League summit. Manchester City kept pace, the day after Pep Guardiola was announced as their new manager, by winning 1-0 at Sunderland, but …

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Puskaraj, Layugan star in New Year’s Cup 2016 – Agdan and Noces conquer Higher Level B

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 3: The New Year’s Cup 2016 Tournament ended with new sets of distinguished players who are keen on keeping their resolution to move forward and overcome each obstacle in the tournament, while keeping their mind focused on the prize. We have seen how some players pushed their …

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New Zealand’s strike bowlers Boult, Henry destroy Australia – Guptill stars as Black Caps set up 159-run victory

AUCKLAND, Feb 3, (AFP): New Zealand strike bowlers Trent Boult and Matt Henry destroyed world champions Australia and set up a comprehensive 159-run victory in their opening one-day international in Auckland on Wednesday. In reply to New Zealand’s 307-8, Australia were all out for 148 in the 25th over. New …

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Sheikha Jawaher launches 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament – VIPs including Nahyan bin Mubarak, Talal bin Badr, Isa bin Rashid attend opening ceremony

SHARJAH, Feb 3: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, opened the 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament yesterday evening at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club. The tournament, the only one of its …

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VIVA announces CR7 Live service winners

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announces the winners in CR7 Live service draws. The winners of Samsung Note 5 are as following: Adel Shaaban Ali, Abdelaziz J M Al-Dehani, Musaed Saleh A-Dehani and Furqan Zubair Ahmed. This exclusive and special service allow Ronaldo’s fans to get updates about …

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First Female Sports Journalist Forum takes place at AWST – ‘It’s Your Turn’

SHARJAH, Feb 2: The first ever Female Sports Journalist Forum is taking place at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre during the third Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2016), hosted by Sharjah between Feb 2-12. Held under the slogan “It’s Your Turn”, the forum is the first of its kind …

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Italian Petrucci ‘fastest’ in crash-filled Sepang testing – Lorenzo chasing fourth championship title

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2, (AFP): Italian Danilo Petrucci topped the timesheets Tuesday in an incident-packed second day of pre-season MotoGP testing at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit featuring a dramatic high speed tyre blow-out involving Frenchman Loris Baz. In track temperatures of almost 50ºC (122ºF), Petrucci on a Ducati was among the …

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Spain court probes passport of 2 US basketball players – Players Slaughter, Panko in question

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb 2, (AP): A Spanish court is investigating the alleged use of false passports by two American basketball players. Both players allegedly used false passports issued by Equatorial Guinea in order to give their respective teams the ability to add another non-European player to its respective rosters. Due …

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Champion among us holds recreational sports for children with diabetes – Balsam and her team teach youth simple daily exercise routines

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: The diabetes and thyroid unit for children at the Mubarak Hospital in cooperation with the Diabetes Association organized the first spring camp for the children with diabetes. According to Dr Iman Al-Busairia thyroid consultant for children and the head of the unit at Mubarak Hospital “We …

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