Monday , December 11 2017

Arab Times

PAAET holds Women’s Speedball Tournament

Women’s Speedball Sport Tournament, which the Women’s College at Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) organized recently under the auspices of PAAET Director and chairman of the speedball sport committee Yaqoub Al-Dashti, has dropped the curtain. Dana Khaled and Fatima Shamwa took the first position, while Hadeel Al-Nouri …

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Jedinak fires Australia into World Cup – Honduras bid ends

SYDNEY, Nov 15, (AFP): Captain Mile Jedinak’s second-half hat-trick fired Australia into next year’s World Cup in Russia on Wednesday as they swept past Honduras 3-1 in the second leg of their playoff in Sydney. The Aston Villa midfielder’s free kick went in off Henry Figueroa on 54 minutes, and …

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Grand champion facing police ‘probe’ in Japan

TOKYO, Nov 15, (AFP): A sumo grand champion may face a police probe into the alleged assault of a junior wrestler, authorities said Wednesday, as more details emerged of a scandal that has rocked Japan’s national sport. Mongolian “yokozuna” (or grand champion) Harumafuji is alleged to have smashed a beer …

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Shock in Italy as WC dream implodes – Sweden qualify, Buffon quits

MILAN, Nov 14, (AFP): After the initial shock and disbelief, heartbroken Italians on Tuesday demanded answers as to why the one-time stars of the global game had missed the World Cup finals for the first time in 60 years. The Italian press called it an “apocalypse” for the four-time world …

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Porsche Centre Kuwait supports the RunKuwait initiative

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: Porsche Centre Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company, partnered with RunKuwait, the annual charity initiative spearheaded by Fawzia Sultan Healthcare Network (FSHN), a non-profit healthcare institution in the country. Nearly 2,300 participants took part in this year’s race, which took place on Saturday, Nov 11, and helped raise …

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Olympian fencer inspires Barbie’s first hijab-wearing doll

LONDON, Nov 14, (RTRS): Doll Company Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll to honour an American Olympic fencer, as the traditional Islamic headscarf goes mainstream through catwalks, magazine covers and ‘emoji’ smartphone symbols. Ibtihaj Muhammad made history in Rio last year as the first US Olympian to represent her …

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Gulf Bank continues to drive operational risk reduction and efficiency – Fitch Learning delivers internal control training to senior executives

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: As part of its ongoing commitment mitigating and preventing operational risk, Gulf Bank concluded another session in its series of trainings for a wide cross section of senior management. The training session, entitled “Internal Control Enhancement: Management Responsibility, Culture, and Oversight” was conducted by Fitch Learning …

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Emirates believes Airbus can bow to demands on A380 programme

DUBAI, Nov 14, (RTRS): Emirates believes Airbus can meet demands from the Dubai government to guarantee development of the A380 jet programme, as it challenges the planemaker to see who will blink first in talks over a new $16 billion superjumbo plane order. “I am sure that if we get …

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Kuwait’s stocks tread water, volume shrinks – Americana rallies 20 pct; Ooredoo dips

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: Kuwait stocks trod water on Wednesday after see-sawing sharply earlier in the week. The price index pulled back from steep early trough to close 0.61 pts lower at 6,250.06 points. Most of the heavyweights eked modest gains while selling pressure hammered select counters. The KSX 15 …

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‘Justice League’ brightens DC world – ‘Wonder Woman 2’ moved up to Nov 2019

Peace never reigns in the pages of DC Comics. There’s always a world to be saving, a cataclysm to avert. The making of the DC superhero team-up film “Justice League” was hardly any more tranquil. Made in the wake of the disappointment surrounding its predecessor, “Batman v Superman,” and the …

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