Thursday , September 20 2018

Arab Times

FBC 99th Tournament AKO OFW Champ’ship Cup comes to close

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Filipino Badminton Committee in Kuwait (FBC) concluded its 99th Regular Tournament dubbed first AKO OFW Championship Cup on Friday at the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club in Hawally with veteran and amateur badminton players participating in the event. AKO OFW is a global non government organization …

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2018-PBAK Invitational Bowling Cup rolls off

Cozmo, X-Pin Dbowls, Haribon Slazers leaders on opening day KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: After a week respite in team competition, the pin busters of the Philippine Bowling Association in Kuwait were back in action as the PBAK-2018 Invitational Bowling Cup rolled off Friday at the COZMO Entertainment Bowling Center Khaifan …

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‘Mother of sanctions’ starts from tomorrow

THE countdown to the end of the Mullah regime starts tomorrow — the beginning of the implementation of the new American sanctions which can be called ‘mother of sanctions’. The recent action of demonstrators — burning a ‘hawza’ or religious school where Shiite scholars are trained — portends what the …

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Aftermath of principles

‘Practice right to survival’ I had written one day — I am not sure what time it was — that I will be defeated, but I was certain that I would do it after proving to myself that I can do the impossible for it. Sometimes we give an open invitation …

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‘War on drugs’ tale in ‘Sentence’

A dramatic portrait of institutionalized injustice The Reagan administration’s War on Drugs had many effects, almost none of them including an actual reduction of illegal drug use or trade. One of the most destructive was the impact of mandatory minimum sentences designed to discourage drug dealing, but which instead mostly …

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August to head jury of revamped Cairo Film Festival

LA Film Festival unveils diverse competition slate LOS ANGELES, Aug 1, (RTRS): Oscar-winning Danish director Bille August will preside over the jury of the Cairo Film Festival, which is being revamped by Egyptian producer Mohamed Hefzy. August, who has accomplished the rare feat of winning two Cannes Palme d’Or awards, …

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Hardy unleashes inner beast in ‘Venom’

Cruise’s stunt fever has become measure of his stardom Tom Hardy unleashes his inner beast in Sony’s new trailer for “Venom.” The new violence-laden footage, which debuted on Tuesday, shows Hardy’s journalist Eddie Brock transforming into a black alien symbiote with sharp teeth and a desire to stop evildoers. The …

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SA sink Sri Lanka to extend lead

De Kock hits 87 Dambulla, Sri Lanka, Aug 1, (AFP): Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock hit an attacking 87 to guide South Africa to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second one-day international in Dambulla on Wednesday. Chasing 245 for victory, the visitors rode on a 91-run opening partnership …

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Man United hold on to beat Madrid

Mou given something to smile about MIAMI, Aug 1, (AFP): Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with Man United’s 2-1 win over former club Real Madrid thanks to first-half strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera. Mourinho has …

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English FA considers 2030 WC bid

‘No decision will be made until 2019’ London, Aug 1,  (AFP): The Football Association is considering putting England forward as a potential host for the 2030 World Cup, confirming on Wednesday it has approved a feasibility study into becoming Europe’s only bid. England won the only World Cup it has …

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