Sports

Arsenal overpower Spurs in derby – United win 4-1

LONDON, Nov 18, (AFP): Controversial goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal their first Premier League success against Tottenham for over three years as the Gunners won 2-0 in a heated north London derby on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s side ended a six-match winless run against their hated rivals …

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NBK to award more than 100 participants during Walkathon – Event kicks off Saturday, December 9th

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) will award more than 100 participants in the 23rd Annual Walkathon alongside the grand draw for two new Renault cars from Al Babtain Group. The Walkathon is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, Dec 9, 2017. Titled “We’re Stronger … With …

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ESF prove excellence in sports

The English School Fahaheel proved their excellence on a variety of sports once again. Last Friday At the Hilton run ESF sports captain Shujaa came 2nd and vice sports captain Ahmed came 3rd. Many ESF students also participated and did a great job. Congratulations for a job well done. Share

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PAAET holds Women’s Speedball Tournament

Women’s Speedball Sport Tournament, which the Women’s College at Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) organized recently under the auspices of PAAET Director and chairman of the speedball sport committee Yaqoub Al-Dashti, has dropped the curtain. Dana Khaled and Fatima Shamwa took the first position, while Hadeel Al-Nouri …

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Jedinak fires Australia into World Cup – Honduras bid ends

SYDNEY, Nov 15, (AFP): Captain Mile Jedinak’s second-half hat-trick fired Australia into next year’s World Cup in Russia on Wednesday as they swept past Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their playoff in Sydney. The Aston Villa midfielder’s free kick went in off Henry Figueroa on 54 minutes, and …

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Grand champion facing police ‘probe’ in Japan

TOKYO, Nov 15, (AFP): A sumo grand champion may face a police probe into the alleged assault of a junior wrestler, authorities said Wednesday, as more details emerged of a scandal that has rocked Japan’s national sport. Mongolian “yokozuna” (or grand champion) Harumafuji is alleged to have smashed a beer …

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Shock in Italy as WC dream implodes – Sweden qualify, Buffon quits

MILAN, Nov 14, (AFP): After the initial shock and disbelief, heartbroken Italians on Tuesday demanded answers as to why the one-time stars of the global game had missed the World Cup finals for the first time in 60 years. The Italian press called it an “apocalypse” for the four-time world …

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Porsche Centre Kuwait supports the RunKuwait initiative

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, partnered with RunKuwait, the annual charity initiative spearheaded by Fawzia Sultan Healthcare Network (FSHN), a non-profit healthcare institution in the country. Nearly 2,300 participants took part in this year’s race, which took place on Saturday, Nov 11, and helped raise …

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Olympian fencer inspires Barbie’s first hijab-wearing doll

LONDON, Nov 14, (RTRS): Doll Company Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll to honour an American Olympic fencer, as the traditional Islamic headscarf goes mainstream through catwalks, magazine covers and ‘emoji’ smartphone symbols. Ibtihaj Muhammad made history in Rio last year as the first US Olympian to represent her …

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Canada-Kuwait hold Friendship hockey tourney – Canadians celebrate 150th anniversary of confederation

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Below is the opening remarks of Her Excellency Martine Moreau, Ambassador of Canada to Kuwait. “Good evening your Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. I am pleased to welcome you all to tonight’s Canada-Kuwait Friendship Hockey Tournament. Canada and Kuwait have enjoyed more than a half-century of strong …

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