Sunday , November 19 2017

Sports

Latham inspires greatest chase, Black Caps stun India by 6 wkts – Kohli scores 31st century

MUMBAI, Oct 22, (AFP): Kane Williamson hailed century-maker Tom Latham and Ross Taylor for inspiring “one of the greatest chases ever” after New Zealand stunned India by six wickets in the first ODI Sunday. Latham scored 103 and Taylor made 95 as the batsmen put on a massive 200-run partnership to …

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US Embassy in Kuwait organizes Fun Run/Walk – ‘Exercise regularly to avoid serious health problems’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The US Embassy in Kuwait organized a Fun Run/Walk at Boulevard, Salmiya on Saturday. Below is the speech delivered by US Ambassador Lawrence Silverman. “Thank you all for being here this beautiful morning, exercising, and enjoying the outdoors. I would like to thank Nike and the …

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Huddersfield end United perfect run – Mooy, Depoitre strike

HUDDERSFIELD, United Kingdom, Oct 21, (AFP): Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre struck as Huddersfield Town stunned Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday to claim a first win over the Premier League giants since March 1952. The pair scored in the first half at the John Smith’s Stadium to end United’s unbeaten …

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Women’s team fall to British Military Corps – Newly formed nat’l team displayed impressive performance

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: The newly assembled (two weeks) squad of Kuwait Women’s National Football Team lost 2:5 to the British Military Corps Team in a friendly match at Sheikh Jaber International Stadium amid a huge turnout of fans and supporters on Tuesday. The match saw the attendance of Chairman …

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MacIntyre lands first MENA Tour title – Clements reigns supreme in amateur division

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: Supremely accurate off the tee and clinical with the putter, young Robert MacIntyre held off a spirited challenge from England’s Luke Joy to land his first MENA Tour title at the Sahara Kuwait Golf Championship on Wednesday. Playing in his very second event as a professional, …

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Pakistan clinch series – Imam hits debut ton

ABU DHABI, Oct 17, (AFP): Young opener Imam-ul-Haq, nephew of Pakistan great Inzamam-ul-Haq, smashed a hundred on debut to guide his side to a seven-wicket win in the third one-day international against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Seamer Hasan Ali became the quickest bowler to reach 50 one-day international wickets for …

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McDonald’s proud sponsor of Kuwait Nat’l Jet Ski team

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: In line with its core philosophy of supporting the local sports culture and encouraging young athletic talents, McDonald’s Kuwait announced its sponsorship of the Kuwait National Jet Ski Team, who recently competed in the World Jet Ski Championship which was held in Arizona in the United …

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One man’s NBA garbage is another man’s beauty – Silver believes great teams are good for business

NEW YORK, Oct 17, (AP): Adam Silver’s NBA has endless action and daily drama. That’s the offseason. Then the regular season starts, and some of the intrigue ends. Most predictions again see Golden State and Cleveland standing above their challengers for a fourth straight season, a pattern of dominance that …

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Pakistan thump Lanka to take 2-0 series lead – Azam scores successive hundred

ABU DHABI, Oct 16, (AFP): Babar Azam scored a succesive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting performance to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while …

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Losers Egypt back in CHAN

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 16, (AFP): Egypt will compete at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco, despite being eliminated in the qualifying competition two months ago. The Egyptians lost 4-2 on aggregate to Morocco, who are now automatic competitors in the 16-team event having replaced Kenya as hosts. This opened …

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