Thursday , September 20 2018


Lawyer files lawsuit against sports body

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Lawyer Saud Al-Shahoumi said he has filed a lawsuit with the Administrative Court against the ministerial decision to extend the duration of the boards of sports clubs, reports Al-Anba daily. He pointed out the Minister of State for Youth and Sports Affairs issued resolution No. 847 …

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Resilient Hamilton wins 4th world title – Verstappen steals show in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Oct 30, (RTRS): An ecstatic Lewis Hamilton became Britain’s first four-times Formula One world champion on Sunday after fighting back from last place following an opening-lap collision with arch-rival Sebastian Vettel at the Mexican Grand Prix. In a race won by 20-year-old Dutch prodigy Max Verstappen, in a …

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Gritty Windies dig in before Cremer strikes – Brathwaite, Powell give WI solid base in reply to Zimbabwe’s 326

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Oct 30, (AFP): Zimbabwe legspinner Graeme Cremer struck late on day two to end a turgid opening stand and keep the West Indies in check in the second Test at Queens Sports Club on Monday. A grinding partnership of 76 in almost 47 overs between Kraigg Brathwaite and …

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Saudi Arabia to play Bulgaria in World Cup warm-up match

SOFIA, Oct 30, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia, who have qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 2006, will play Bulgaria in a warm-up match in Lisbon, Portugal on Nov 13, the Bulgarian Football Union announced on Monday. The match will follow Saudi Arabia’s friendly against Portugal in the …

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India ‘prevail’ in thriller to clinch ODI series 2-1 – New Zealand end on 331-7 despite Latham’s 52-ball 65

KANPUR, India, Oct 29, (AFP): Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah helped India pull off a thrilling six-run win over New Zealand in the third and final one-day international and clinch the series 2-1 on Sunday. Bumrah claimed three wickets and effected a crucial run out of dangerman Tom Latham in the …

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Kuwaiti women’s ice hockey team leave for Bangkok

The Kuwaiti women’s ice hockey team is taking part in the international competition which kicks off Monday at the Thai capital Bangkok. In statement to KUNA, Head of Kuwaiti Winters Sports Club and Kuwait’s delegation Khaled Al-Mutairi said the team left for Bangkok on Sunday. He disclosed the first match …

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Pakistan mark Lanka return with T20 ‘win’ – ‘We are ready to host int’l cricket’

LAHORE, Pakistan, Oct 29, (AFP): Pakistan marked the return of Sri Lanka with a 3-0 Twenty20 series whitewash on Sunday, as officials hoped it will help reestablish the country’s reputation for hosting international cricket. The third and final Twenty20 match, which Pakistan comfortably won by 36 runs at Gaddafi stadium …

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England crush Spain, win 1st U-17 WC – Foden the hero

KOLKATA, Oct 28, (AFP): Manchester City starlet Phil Foden scored twice as England came from behind to crush Spain 5-2 in the Under 17 World Cup final on Sunday. Victory added to England’s growing list of youth honours — they have won the Under 20 World Cup and European Under …

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Uncontested, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber elected Arab Tennis Federation chief

CAIRO, Oct 28, (KUNA): Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdullah of Kuwait was elected on Friday, by acclamation, as chairman of the Arab Tennis Federation for a four-year term, 2017-2021. In a statement to KUNA, Sheikh Ahmad, who is chairman of the Kuwait Tennis Federation (KTF), said the meeting of the Arab …

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Pedrosa grabs pole in Malaysia MotoGP, Marquez crashes – Dovizioso takes front row spot

SEPANG, Malaysia, Oct 28, (AFP): Dani Pedrosa snatched pole position in the dying seconds of a thrilling qualifying session for the Malaysian MotoGP on Saturday as world title hopeful Marc Marquez recovered from a crash to finish seventh. Marquez looked on course to set the fastest pace of the weekend …

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