Thursday , October 19 2017

Sports

Amir honors Paralympic champion

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has ordered the honoring of Ahmad Naqa Al-Mutairi with “Kuwait’s first-degree medal with the ribbon” for winning the gold medal in the 100m wheelchair race during the 15th Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh …

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‘Forest’s Kuwaiti owner close to $60m US sale’

LONDON, Oct 18, (Agencies): A US consortium is close to agreeing a $60 million takeover of English Championship football team Nottingham Forest from current owner, Fawaz Al-Hasawi, according to UK media reports. The Telegraph newspaper reports that the US consortium is led by John Jay Moores, the former owner of …

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Zain welcomes National Jet Ski world champions – Company celebrates the champions in Kuwait Airport

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, welcomed Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team champions in Kuwait Airport after the team achieved 10 titles during their participation in the recently concluded World Jet Ski Championship held in the United States, as the company is the main sponsor …

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Emotional Herati fires 62 to hit the front at Sahara Kuwait – Lebanon’s Badawi leads MENA Division after opening with a 65

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: Joe Herati kept his emotions in check and pulled off his career-best round on the MENA Golf Tour to get his nose in front after the opening round of the inaugural Sahara Kuwait Championship on Monday. The 25-year-old Englishman, whose father was diagnosed with brain tumor …

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Kuwait among 24 teams in Asian Cup draw – Qatar on track to host 2022 WC: Brazil Minister

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17, (Agencies): Kuwait is among 24 football teams in the draw for the qualifying rounds of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Asian football Cup, said a statement for the Kuwait Football Association (KFA). In a press statement released Monday, the association said it received an official statement …

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Kohli anchors India to 6-wicket win over New Zealand

DHARAMSALA, India, Oct 16, (AFP): Bowlers set up India’s comprehensive six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international as batting mainstay Virat Kohli anchored the hosts’ chase in the low-scoring encounter in Dharamsala on Sunday. The hosts, who were chasing a modest 191 for victory, rode on the …

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Kuwait all set to host first MENA Golf Tour event

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Kuwait will provide a snapshot of its growing reputation as a fast-emerging golf destination when Sahara Golf and Country Club makes its debut on the MENA Golf Tour on Monday. There is a definite buzz surrounding the Sahara Kuwait Championship that coincides with the 10th anniversary …

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Murray ‘clinches’ 3rd Shanghai title

SHANGHAI, Oct 16, (AFP): Andy Murray demolished Roberto Bautista to win the Shanghai Masters without dropping a set as he edged closer to Novak Djokovic’s world number one ranking on Sunday. The Wimbledon and Olympic champion won seven points in a row in the first-set tie-break and he broke Bautista …

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Stekelenburg stars, Everton hold City – Nolito eases Citizens’ penalty pain

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 15, (AFP): Nolito’s header saved a point for a dominant Manchester City side as the Premier League leaders had two penalties saved in a 1-1 draw at home to Everton on Saturday. Everton’s Romelu Lukaku scored on the break 19 minutes into the second half after …

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Murray reaches Shanghai final as Djokovic crashes – Wozniacki ends Jankovic title defense in Hong Kong

SHANGHAI, Oct 15, (Agencies): Andy Murray blasted his way into the Shanghai Masters final on Saturday but holder Novak Djokovic angrily smashed his racquet and ripped his shirt as he crashed out to Roberto Bautista. Murray was made to work in a rollercoaster first set against Gilles Simon featuring seven …

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