Tuesday , October 17 2017

Sports

‘Maiden Kuwait Int’l Jiu-Jitsu Champ’ship a huge success’ –

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Head of organizing committee of the First Kuwait International Jiu-Jitsu Championship Abdulmohsen Saleh Al-Babtain affirmed that the championship has met all expectations and contributed in shedding light on this sport positively. In a statement to KUNA on Monday, Al-Babtain said the competition, which was held for …

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India skittle Poms, lead series- Ashwin finishes with 8 wickets as England collapse on last day

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Nov 21, (AFP): Ravichandran Ashwin finished with a match haul of eight wickets as England collapsed on the last day of the second Test to hand India a thumping 246-run win and a series lead on Monday. Chasing an unlikely 405 for victory, England were bowled out 20 …

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Al Mutawah, Isidro lead FAST President’s Cup – Bernado, Al-Ansari show class

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: It is that time of the year again, where FAST family comes together for the 2016 FAST President’s Cup, an annual shooting competition that gave FAST VP Cesar Isidro the chance to show his best move and top all the shooters under the Standard Category together …

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Ronaldo hat-trick downs Atletico, extends Real lead – Portuguese goes level with Messi and Suarez on eight goals

BARCELONA, Nov 20, (RTRS): Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Atletico Madrid fans will have bitter memories of the last local derby at the Vicente Calderon stadium by scoring a hat-trick in a 3-0 win for La Liga leaders Real Madrid on Saturday. Ronaldo’s deflected free kick put Real in charge in the …

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Al-Shuweie, Al-Zoabi, Al-Khaled shine at Pro Kart Racing Championship

The Pro Kart Racing Championship, organized by Kuwait Motor Sports Club, concluded Saturday during which participants had stiff competition to clinch the first position. Faisal Al-Shuweie won the first place in the youth’s category, followed by Khaled Al-Mudhif in second place and in third place was Fahad Al-Kandari. In female …

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Costa sends Chelsea top – Record 6th straight win

MIDDLESBROUGH, United Kingdom, Nov 20, (AFP): Diego Costa scored his 10th goal of the season as Chelsea won 1-0 at Middlesbrough to record a sixth consecutive victory and take over at the Premier League summit. Costa struck for the third straight game with half-time approaching as Antonio Conte’s side underlined …

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Al-Sanad wins 4th round of 1,200 meter race – Atawi, Abu Al-Bashayer, Ghala Mubarak, Prestige triumph

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The horse Al-Sanad from the Al-Sayhan Stable won the fourth round of the 1,200-meter race in the Fourth Farwaniya Equestrian Tournament. According to a press release, the cup was presented to the director of Al-Sayhan Stable by Salem Al-Khalifa on behalf of Marzouq Al-Khalifa Al-Shimmari, in …

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Kuwait National team to play four friendly games

In preparation for the GCC Wheelchair Basketball Championship coming up in December at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait’s National Disabled Basketball Team will play four friendly games with some teams in Embaba, Egypt within the next few days. While receiving the Egyptian delegation, the Vice-Chairman of Kuwait …

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Al-Aredhi wins Freestyle Motor Racing Champ’ship – Al-Shammari finishes 2nd, Al-Badri 3rd

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19, (KUNA): The first round of the Freestyle Motor Racing Championship, organized by Kuwait Motor Sports Club, ended Friday evening at the Jaber Al-Ahmad International Racing Track amid massive crowd and strong competitions. According to the Chairman of the club Sheikh Ahmad Al-Dawood Al-Sabah, Al-Aredhi Al-Aredhi won …

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FIFA threatens legal action against Kuwait

ZURICH, Nov 19, (AFP): World football body FIFA has joined the International Olympic Committee in threatening legal action against Kuwait over the government takeover of sporting bodies, according to a letter obtained by AFP. The letter from FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura also reaffirmed that Kuwait would be kept in …

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