Friday , January 19 2018

Sports

Al-Rashidi tops skeet shooting category

Ka’abi, Al-Mutairi, Al-Harbi and Al-Ajmi victorious KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Late Sheikh Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah Shooting Tournament concluded its activities last Saturday with the crowning of winners in various categories of the male, female and amateur contests. The activities, which included several Olympics shooting competitions (Trap, Double-Trap, Skeet, Pistols, Rifles …

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South Korea rout Japan to win East Asia title – North restore pride

TOKYO, Dec 16, (AFP): Beanpole striker Kim Shin-Wook fired a quickfire double as South Korea thrashed fierce rivals Japan 4-1 to capture a fourth East Asian championship title in Tokyo on Saturday. Earlier, forward Jong Il-Gwan scored with a delicious free kick as North Korea salvaged a measure of pride …

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FBC opens 91st Winter Cup, Winner-Take-All

The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) opened its 91st regular tournament dubbed “Winter Cup” on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with a number of exciting and powerpacked matches that included veteran and amateur players in various categories. Meanwhile, FBC simultaneously held on Friday the Winner-Take-All …

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IOC asks FIFA for evidence on lifting Kuwait’s ban

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 16: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has written to the International Federation of Football (FIFA) asking for evidences, statements and documents based on which the suspension on Kuwaiti football was lifted, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The sources said the IOC may depend of these statements …

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Rohit leads India to series-levelling win – Lanka lose by 141 runs

MOHALI, India, Dec 13, (AFP): Skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in One-Day Internationals as he powered India to a 141-run win over Sri Lanka in the second match. Sharma’s unbeaten 208 steered the hosts to an imposing 392-4 and then restricted …

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Scorpions win KDD/Kuwait Badminton League 2017 Championship – Team Challengers settle for runners-up

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: The Scorpions won the KDD/Kuwait Badminton League 2017 Championship which was held at the IBAK Gym, Salwa. The Scorpions beat Team Challengers 3-0 in the finals. The tournament was organized by the Indian Badminton Association of Kuwait. Throughout the League, the Scorpions remained unbeaten. The other …

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Al Babtain awards winners of NBK Walkathon – Winners excited to receive latest models of Renault Koleos, Megane

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co, the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently awarded Ibrahim Dsousky and Dan Solo with a Renault Koleos and Renault Megane respectively upon their participation at the annual NBK walkathon. Visitors also had the chance to enter a …

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Kuwait’s Police Sports Union to join Arab Champ’ship in Algeria

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: The athletics cross-country team of Kuwait’s Police Sports Union left the country at dawn Tuesday to participate in the Arab Police Championship in Algeria from Dec 12-17, 2017. Within this period, the union will also participate in the 103rd Executive Office meeting and 42nd General Assembly …

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Wagner destroys WI, Kiwis ‘sweep’ series – New Zealand beat West Indies by 240 runs

HAMILTON, New Zealand, Dec 12, (AFP): New Zealand congratulated themselves on a smart plan as they decimated the West Indies with a day to spare in the second Test to sweep the series 2-0 on Tuesday. The tourists struggled to cope in their second innings against New Zealand’s three-pronged fast …

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