Wednesday , November 22 2017

Sports

Russia begin campaign on high note – NZ beaten

SAINT PETERSBURG, June 17, (Agencies): Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov’s second-half goal sealing a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saint Petersburg in the tournament opener. Russia went ahead in the first half of the Group A encounter through …

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Boessa, Al-Yousef secure place in semifinals – Youth Stars and Al-Othman beat rivals to advance

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: The dream matches of the Late Abdullah Meshari Al-Rawdhan Futsal Tournament 2017 continue with a match titled “Friends of Al-Rawdhan” scheduled to be held on Sunday, June 18. Egypt’s national team player Mohammad Aboutrika, and former Barcelona professional footballer from Mali, Frédéric Kanouté, are expected to …

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India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final – Arthur confident his side’s aberration against title-holders will have no bearing

LONDON, June 17, (RTRS): India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy on Sunday but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents than arch-rivals Pakistan in what is sure to be a highly-charged final. The neighbouring countries have moved on from years of political conflicts but emotions will …

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India set up showdown with Pakistan – Sharma tames Bangladesh

BIRMINGHAM, UK, June 15, (AFP): Rohit Sharma’s unbeaten century sealed India’s place in a Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan after the title-holders thrashed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday. Bangladesh’s total of 264 for seven never looked like being enough and was duly made to look inadequate …

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Jakoor down Famous to win 2nd women’s football tourney – Al-Roudan affirms keenness in supporting all kinds of sports

KUWAIT CITY, June 15, (KUNA): Minister of Trade, Industry and Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudan affirmed keenness of the Public Authority for Sports and Ministry of Youth Affairs in supporting all kinds of sports in society, whether recreational or competitive. In a statement at the finals of the second women’s football …

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Kuwait Olympic Committee holds sporting event

Kuwait Olympic Committee held a ceremony in honor of the teams and players who took the top places in the sporting events held on the Kuwait Day for Sports. The ceremony was attended by the Board Chairperson of the Kuwait Olympic Committee Sheikh Fahad Jaber Al-Ali, and all participating sports …

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IBAK holds tourney for trainees – 75 children competed for supremacy

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: Indian Badminton Association Kuwait (IBAK) recently organized an exclusive tournament for the IBAK trainees. Seventy-five children competed for supremacy in three levels – the beginners, intermediate and advance — based on their age and skill acquired during their training. The following were the winners: Level 1: …

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Pakistan thrash England to reach final – Ali leads disciplined attack

CARDIFF, UK, June 14, (AFP): Pakistan booked their place in the Champions Trophy final with a crushing eight-wicket win over England in Cardiff on Wednesday. Set just 212 to win, Pakistan finished on 215 for two. Pakistan will now face title-holders India in Sunday’s final at the Oval if their …

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Rabah Al-Qarn win the 9th Shabab Qabila Harb Ramadan Football tourney

The Late Rabah Al-Qarn team was crowned champions of 9th Shabab Qabila Harb Ramadan Football Tournament after they defeated the Late Khaled Mutairan team with a score of 5-2 in the final match held at the grounds of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Farsi Secondary School in Fintas area. The third place was …

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WC plans continue as normal: Qatar – ‘Stadium construction deadlines will be met’

DOHA, June 12, (AFP): Qatar’s World Cup preparations continue “as normal” and organisers remain confident that stadium construction deadlines will be met, a source close to the 2022 tournament has told AFP. Despite the country being at the centre of a diplomatic crisis which has seen Qatar cut off politically …

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