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Saturday , November 17 2018

Sports

Al-Qallaf wins 3 gold medals

Burgan congratulates Kuwait’s Wheelchair Fencing title KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Burgan Bank, one of the leading contributors to the continued progress of the Kuwaiti community and its talented individuals, congratulated World Wheelchair Fencing Champion Titleholder, Tareq Al-Qallaf, for successfully bringing home three gold medals. Competing in the Milwaukee Open Championship, …

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KIFF defending champions AKFC to kick-start season

New season of Kuwait Indian Football Federation (KIFF) Season 2018-19 will kickoff at Bayan Grounds Oct 19, 2018. Defending KIFF League Champions AKFC (All Kerala FC) will take on Skynet Miracles in the inaugural match. A number of dignitaries are expected to attend the inauguration including ex-KIFF presidents, current club …

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Kuwait’s Olympic football team wins friendly tourney

Kuwait’s Olympic football team on Tuesday won a friendly tournament after beating Saudi Arabia 4-2. Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia participated in the tournament in preparation for the upcoming Asian qualifiers. The first half of the match held at the Abdullah Al-Khalifa Stadium in Kuwait, witnessed a Saudi domination thus …

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Arnold kicks off second Australia stint with thumping win

Socceroos gear up for their Asian Cup title defence in January MELBOURNE, Oct 16, (RTRS): Graham Arnold’s second stint in charge of Australia started smoothly with a thumping 4-0 win over Kuwait in a friendly on Monday but the Socceroos boss was disappointed that his team left more goals out …

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Djokovic closing in on Nadal’s No. 1 spot

Halep secures 2nd year-end No. 1 ranking PARIS, Oct 15, (AFP): Novak Djokovic is closing in on Rafael Nadal’s number one spot after winning the Shanghai Masters title, according to ATP rankings released Monday. Nadal is struggling with a knee injury and has decided to sit out the current Asian …

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Sri Lankan legend Jayasuriya in anti-corruption probe

DUBAI, Oct 15, (AFP): Dashing former Sri Lankan batsman and ex-chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged for not cooperating with a match-fixing probe and concealing information, the International Cricket Council said Monday. “The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Jayasuriya on two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit …

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Kuwaiti champion wins bronze

The Kuwaiti discus thrower Hamad Al-Hajji has won a bronze medal in the ongoing Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games, bringing total number of the team’s earned trophies to seven. Head of the Kuwaiti delegation, treasurer at Kuwait Disabled Sports Club (KDSC), Saad Al-Azmaa, told KUNA by phone that Al-Hajji had …

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Sponsored by KIB, Al-Fadhil, Al-Omar nab top honors at Int’l Jet Ski Championship

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10: In a continuation of its ongoing support of sports-related activities and talented local youth, KIB sponsored two world champions, Abdullah Al-Fadhil and Abdulrahman Al-Omar at the International Jet Ski Championship. The championship was recently held at Lake Havasu City, Arizona. KIB expressed its honor in sponsoring …

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Kuwait Olympic team lose 2-1 to Bahrain in ‘friendly’

Al-Azraq to face Saudi on Oct 16 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): Kuwait’s national Olympic team lost to the Bahraini Olympic team 2-1 in a friendly on Tuesday at the launch of the “Olympic Return” tournament which was held in Kuwait. The friendlies games are organized with Bahrain and Saudi …

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Canada rout Cuba 12-0 in Women’s WCup qualifying

Jamaica upset Costa Rica 1-0 EDINBURG, Texas, Oct 9, (AP): Adriana Leon and Jordyn Huitema each had four goals in Canada’s dominating 12-0 victory over Cuba on Monday night in the group stage of the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament. Canada, ranked No. 5 in the world, needed a …

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