Wednesday , November 22 2017

Sports

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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Get ready for Gulf Bank 642 Marathon weekly training runs – Q8runclub starts 1st run tomorrow

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: In cooperation with leading sports clubs in Kuwait, and for participants to get ready for the ‘Gulf Bank 642 Marathon’, Gulf Bank and Pro-Vision Sports Management are organizing weekly training sessions to train the body’s 642 muscles, as a step closer to the big day. The …

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Zaha the hero as Palace stun Chelsea – Blues suffer second straight loss

LONDON, Oct 14, (AFP): Wilfried Zaha returned to inspire bottom club Crystal Palace to their first win and first goals of the Premier League campaign with a shock 2-1 defeat of champions Chelsea on Saturday. Hodgson’s side finally broke their seven-game goal drought when Yohan Cabaye’s 11th-minute shot deflected in …

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Messi treble fires Argentina into WC – Chile exit

MONTEVIDEO, Oct 11, (AFP): Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination. Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina’s hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a chaotic campaign that had left the …

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Kuwait Police soccer team advance to round 16

The under-35 and above-35 indoor soccer teams of Kuwait Police Sport Union progressed to round 16 of the World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament that is being held in the Netherlands. The under-35 Kuwaiti police team played matches with teams of Spain, Belarus, Germany, England, Romania and Australia. The above-35 team …

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