Saturday , September 22 2018

Sports

IDAK-KDD champ’ship kick-started

Capital Challengers assert supremacy in men’s and women’s events KUWAIT CITY, April 30: In the opening Football and Handball tournament for the IDAK-KDD Sports Championship 2018-19, the Capital Challengers captained by Dr Jijan Sam Thomas and Dr Jolly Renjit asserted their total supremacy in both men’s and women’s events. In …

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Sulaiman AbdulRazzaq Al-Mutawa School crowned champions

Under the patronage of Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Fawaz Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Sulaiman AbdulRazzaq Al-Mutawa School was crowned the champion in the football competition organized by Kuwait Teachers Society, and Abu Al-Qassem Al-Shabi School took the second place. The event, which took place from April 23-25, was organized for teachers in …

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‘Move to Improve Youth Forum’ success lauded

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Head of the organizing committee for the ‘Move to Improve Youth Forum’ Dr Faisal Al-Mousawi lauded success of the fourth edition of the forum, which took place in Jumeirah Hotel under the patronage of the Minister of Information and Youth Affairs Muhammad Al-Jabri. Representing the minister …

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Women, children attend wrestling event in Saudi

Women and children were on hand to watch World Wrestling Entertainment Inc’s “Greatest Royal Rumble” in Saudi Arabia. A previous WWE event held in the ultraconservative kingdom in 2014 was for men only. But Friday night’s event in Jeddah included both women and children in attendance to watch the likes …

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Iniesta leaving Barcelona after 16 trophy-filled seasons

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Andres Iniesta took two deep breaths, and then said the words that announced his story-book career at Barcelona was coming to an end. In an emotional news conference Friday attended by most of his teammates, his family and club executives, the midfielder who has embodied Barcelona’s …

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UGC lift GOA Rolling Trophy – Veterans United win exhibition match

KUWAIT CITY, April 26: United Goans Centre (UGC) one of Kuwait’s oldest existing football club along with Goa Maroons, inscribed their name on the prestigious GOA Rolling Trophy organized by Goan Overseas Association (Kuwait), easily beating FC Sparx 3-0 in a one sided final of the 11 a side tournament …

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Great sports personality passes away at age 68

Al-Jabri sends condolences KUWAITI CITY, April 26: Kuwaiti, Gulf and Arab sports circles have lost great sports personality, reports Al-Jarida daily. The late Mohamed Habib was former international volleyball referee, former chairman of the Rules of the Games Commission at the Arab Volleyball Association and Asian Volleyball Confederation. He was …

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UAE ‘qualify’ as hosts Kuwait strengthen grip on playoff spot

Qatar down Saudi Arabia by four wickets KUWAIT CITY, April 25: UAE beat Maldives by 43 runs to qualify for the next round. At the SCG, UAE won the toss and elected to bat first. Maldives started brilliantly by picking up UAE opener Ashfaq Ahmed in the first over and …

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Kuwait win bronze at worlds

Kuwaiti shooting has made a global mark in the ongoing World Shooting Championship in South Korea with bronze medal won by the duo of Khalid Al-Mudhaf and Sarah Al- Hawal in the joint trap contest. With this development, the team has created a new record for Kuwait in the championship …

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Salah threatens CR7, Leo grip on Ballon d’Or – Egyptian unstoppable

LIVERPOOL, April 25, (AFP): Mohamed Salah could be the man to finally break the Ronaldo-Messi duopoly at the top of world football after the Liverpool forward burnished his soaring reputation with a mesmerising Champions League performance against Roma. Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi have locked down the …

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