Wednesday , September 19 2018

Sports

Bowyer snaps losing run – Busch, Blaney complete podium

MARTINSVILLE, Virginia, March 27, (AP): When snow at Martinsville Speedway gave NASCAR a rare day off, Clint Bowyer loaded his car with kids and drove them to North Carolina for a day at the Hall of Fame. As Bowyer returned to the track for Monday’s rescheduled race, he told his …

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Faked death goes viral after failed cricket bet in Bangladesh

Dhaka, March 27, 2018 (AFP) -Bangladesh police have detained a man who faked his murder on social media — using red fruit juice as imitation blood — to avoid paying out $1,800 on a cricket bet, a senior officer said Tuesday. A video of Adel Shikder’s purported murder was shared …

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Kuwait finish 3rd

Kuwait won the third-place trophy of the World All Styles Championship (WAC) Kempo, which was held in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, on March 22-25.  Team Kuwait won a total of 62 medals — 18 gold, 21 silver and 23 bronze, Abdullah Taqi, Kuwait team manager, told KUNA in a phone call …

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Australian cricket in crisis over scandal – Smith cedes Royals captaincy after ball-tampering controversy

JOHANNESBURG, March 26, (AFP): Cricket faces one of the toughest weeks in its history as the backlash grows over Australian ball-tampering, a scandal that could cost Steve Smith not only the Test captaincy but a potential life ban. The Marylebone Cricket Club, the guardian of the laws of the game, …

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KSSC shooters sweep events at local shooting tournament

Kuwait Shooting Sports Club marksmen claimed the majority of men’s and women’s events at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah Shooting Championship. Trap 2002 world champion Khaled Al-Mudhaf clinched the men’s gold while 2012 Olympic finalist Maryam Arzouqi took the women’s 10m air rifle for the club. Overall, KSSC shooters pipped …

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Australia’s day of shame ends in 322-run rout by SA – Tourists bowled out for paltry 107, Morkel takes 5 for 23

CAPE TOWN, March 25, (AFP): Australian cricket’s day of shame ended in a crushing 322-run defeat by South Africa on the fourth day of the the third Test at Newlands on Sunday. Set an unlikely 430 to win, Australia were bowled out for a paltry 107, with fast bowler Morne …

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Second Arab Indoors Rowing Tournament concludes

The Second Arab Indoors Rowing Tournament (Argometer) organized by the Sailing, Rowing and Kayaking Committee in Kuwait Sea Sports Club (KSSC) concluded on Saturday. Eight Arab national teams from Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon and Kuwait participated in the tournament. Present at the closing ceremony …

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Hawally emerges victorious in ‘Mini Goal’ tourney

The final match of Kuwait Martyrs 2nd Football “Mini Goal” tournament was held at Iyas Bin Mua’az Intermediate School for Boys under the patronage of General Supervisor of Physical Education Walid Ayesh and in the presence of a number of Physical Education supervisors as well as several football legends of …

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Australia captain Smith, vice-captain Warner step down

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Australia cricket captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner have stepped down from their roles for the remainder of the third test against South Africa following the team’s confession to ball tampering. Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland says Smith and Warner have “agreed” …

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Cricket-Smith called to give up captaincy as CA launches probe

MELBOURNE, March 25 (Reuters) – Cricket Australia (CA) will not make a decision about the future of Steve Smith’s captaincy until it completes a probe into stunning ball-tampering revelations that have plunged the test team into crisis, CEO James Sutherland said on Sunday. Sutherland’s comments came as a shocked nation …

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