Saturday , October 20 2018

Sports

Europe hold off tense US rally for ‘emotional’ Ryder Cup win

Molinari, Garcia make history SAINT-QUENTIN-ENYVELINES, France, Sept 30, (AFP): Europe’s finest golfers, sparked by a record-setting victory for Italy’s Francesco Molinari, recaptured the Ryder Cup on Sunday, denying a dramatic United States fightback to complete an emotional 17.5-10.5 upset victory. Reigning British Open champion Molinari defeated five-time major winner Phil …

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FBC opens Shakey’s Cup 102nd regular badminton tourney

The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) in collaboration with Shakey’s opened its 102nd regular tournament dubbed Shakey’s Cup on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with a number of exciting and power-packed matches that included veteran and amateur players in various categories. Once again, FBC welcomed …

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KOC Blues and KH Kings rule

The International Red Hockey Championship completed another fabulous and exciting weekend. With the summer temperatures falling, the Kuwait Hockey Kings took off on a scoring spree with Naveed scoring twice while Tanveer, Shahbaz, Asif Raza and Waleed made their mark too. For the IRH team, only the captain, Frank D’cruz, …

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Germany beats Turkey for right to host Euro 2024

Kasapoglu calls the outcome sad NYON, Switzerland, Sept 27, (AFP): Germany on Thursday won the race to host the 2024 European Championship as UEFA backed a bid seen as safer than a rival proposal from Turkey. Politics, national unity and respect for human rights in Turkey emerged as key themes …

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COZMO remain top rank as TGIF capture second spot

Pongky Strikers, X-Pin D’Bowls, ‘X’ Strikers and Swooping Eagles qualify KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: As forecasted, after the final day of the elimination round of the Philippine Bowling Association in Kuwait–2018 Invitational Cup held at Cozmo Entertainment and Bowling Center in Kaifan, there were no changes in the ranking and …

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Liverpool take perfect record to Chelsea

All eyes on Mou, Pogba as Man U visit West Ham MANCHESTER, Sept 27, (Agencies): Unbeaten Chelsea and Liverpool face off on Saturday at Stamford Bridge in what is the biggest clash of the Premier League season so far. Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool have won all six league games in while …

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Gulf Bank 642 Marathon ‘extends’ partnership with Pro-Vision Sports

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Gulf Bank launches the ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’ for the fourth consecutive year in partnership with Pro-Vision Sports Management. The iconic community event invites challenge seeking athletes as well as novice runners to participate in Kuwait’s only accredited race on Nov 17. The 2017 marathon was …

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Bangladesh set up India Cup final showdown

Mushfiqur, Mustafizur shine in win over Pakistan ABU DHABI, Sept 26, (AFP): Mushfiqur Rahim scored a fighting 99 to guide Bangladesh into the Asia Cup final with a convincing 37-run win over Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. The former skipper missed out a deserving century but still lifted Bangladesh …

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Wozniacki, Kerber stunned at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China, Sept 26, (Agencies): World number two Caroline Wozniacki and Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber were stunned at the Wuhan Open in China on Wednesday, both suffering shock defeats at the hands of less fancied opponents. Olympic champion Monica Puig gave herself an early birthday present, beating Wozniacki 7-6 (12-10), …

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Valverde says Messi the best despite Modric award

Real’s Lopetegui backs VAR MADRID, Sept 25, (RTRS): Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes his player Lionel Messi should have won FIFA’s ‘The Best’ award and not Real Madrid’s Luka Modric. Modric was named the best player of 2018 at a glitzy ceremony on Monday night which Messi did not attend …

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