Monday , November 20 2017

Sports

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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Kuwait Jet Ski Nat’l Team achievement praised

Acting Director General of the Public Authority for Sport Dr Homoud Flaitah praised the achievement of Kuwait Jet Ski National Team in the world cup where they raised the Kuwaiti flag. Flaitah expressed his happiness and pride while welcoming the team at Kuwait International Airport upon their return after participating …

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South Africa cruise to ruthless 10-wicket win against B’desh – De Kock, Amla trump Mushfiqur century

KIMBERLEY, South Africa, Oct 15, (AFP): Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla shared a record partnership as South Africa cruised to a “ruthless” ten-wicket win in the first one-day international against Bangladesh at the Diamond Oval on Sunday. De Kock (168 not out) and Amla (110 not out) put on …

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WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

DUBAI, Oct 15, (RTRS): World Wrestling Entertainment Inc signed its first female performer from the Arab world on Sunday, smashing cultural taboos as the US-based pageant seeks to piledrive its way into lucrative foreign markets. Shadia Bseiso, a Jordanian versed in jiu-jitsu, dreams of encouraging more Arab women to take …

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Man U hold Liverpool in drab derby – Brilliant De Gea foils Matip

LIVERPOOL, England, Oct 14, (RTRS): A cautious Manchester United frustrated hosts Liverpool as a lacklustre North-West Premier League derby ended 0-0 on Saturday with neither side able to find the creative touch. The draw leaves United alone at the top of the table on 20 points although Manchester City, who …

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