Thursday , April 19 2018

Sports

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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Table tennis-India’s Ghosh suspended over sex crime allegation

MUMBAI, March 24 (Reuters) – Indian table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh has been provisionally suspended by his country’s governing body after an 18-year-old woman filed a rape allegation against him with the police. The 24-year-old, who represented India at the 2012 London Olympics and the Rio Games four years later …

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Shifa Al Jazeera Al-Nahil Soccer Championship – Fahaheel English Madrasa wins Cup

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: Fahaheel English Madrasa emerges champions in the inter-madrasa soccer championship tournament organized by the Education Board of Kerala Islamic Group, Kuwait. The Fahaheel English Madrasa Team lifted the Shifa Al Jazeera Al Nahil Championship Cup after defeating Fahaheel Malayalam madrasa 1-0. The ‘golden boot’ trophy for …

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Sports festival for girls concludes

The closing ceremony of the Sports Festival for Girls in basketball and tennis was held at the Girls Club under the sponsorship of Public Authority for Sports and in the presence of Director of the authority Dr Hamoud Fleiteh and Director of Clubs Management at the authority Saoud Hakim. Also …

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Windies reach WC on DLS method – Scotland knocked out of contention

HARARE, March 21, (AFP): The West Indies snatched a spot at next year’s World Cup by edging to a five-run victory over Scotland on DLS method in Harare on Wednesday. The two-time World Cup winners were bowled out for just 198 batting first, but rain forced an early finish with …

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MoE organizes closing ceremony of students’ games training centers

Ministry of Education Tuesday morning organized the closing ceremony of the students’ training centers in various types of games at Kazma Sports Club. The event was held under auspices of the Director General of the Public Authority for Sports Dr Hamoud Fulaitah. According to a press release, other dignitaries present …

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Burgan Bank sponsors 9th Kuwait Open Tennis Championship

KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Burgan Bank, one of the highest contributors to progress and sustainability in different sectors across Kuwait, sponsored the 2018 Kuwait Open Tennis tournament that took place between March 4-18, 2018 at the Kuwait Tennis Federation in Al Yarmouk Sports Club. The tournament was held under the …

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Kuwait wins medals at Special Olympics IX MENA

Kuwait won 15 more medals in the competitions of Special Olympics IX MENA being held in Abu Dhabi. The team won six gold, two silver and seven bronze medals in athletics, swimming, football, basketball, and bocce competitions. With this, the total number of medals won by Kuwait reached 19 (8 …

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Kansas State ends UMBC historic run – Xavier ousted

NASHVILLE, Tenn, March 19, (AP): PJ Savoy made a 3-pointer with 1:08 left to give Florida State its first lead of the second half, and the Seminoles rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat top-seeded Xavier 75-70 on Sunday night in the second round of the West Region. The Seminoles, …

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