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Friday , November 16 2018

Arab Times

McQueen says ‘Widows’ not just a heist movie

Netflix backs ‘Jacob and the Sea Beast’ from Williams LONDON, Nov 6, (RTRS): At first glance, Steve McQueen’s latest film, “Widows”, looks like a fast-paced heist movie, but the award-winning British director says he wanted his Chicago-set movie to take a deeper look at the current political and social-economic climate. …

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History and our ‘Iron Man’

The Ironman Triathlon, organized by World Triathlon Corporation consists of swimming, biking, hiking without breaks, is one of the most challenging world-class sporting event that requires great physical energy to win the race and win the title of “Iron Man” and men are few. This tournament dates back to 1978, …

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Dominant China maintain lead in Asian Skeet championship

Wang wins 10m Air Rifle category for Junior class KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): China maintained its lead on the second day of the 8th Asian Shotgun and Air Rifle Championship and the 11th shooting and air pressured weapons championship on Monday at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic shooting range. …

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Dashti 3rd in drag racing WCup finals

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti racer Bader Dashti came third in the 23rd annual Haltech World Cup Finals held at Maryland International Raceway in the US. In a phone call with KUNA, Dashti said that the Import vs Domestic event came as expected and the races went smooth …

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Sharma’s record ton helps India win Twenty20 series

Hosts beat West Indies by 71 runs LUCKNOW, India, Nov 6, (AFP):  Skipper Rohit Sharma smashed his fourth Twenty20 international century – the most by any batsman in the format – to set up India’s convincing 71-run series-clinching win over West indies on Tuesday. Sharma hit an unbeaten 111 off …

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Sanskriti House bag 10th Annual Athletic Championship trophy

Seva House settle for runners-up KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: The very mention of Sports Day conjures up myriad images of athletic events. The 10th Annual Athletic Meet of Indian Educational School and Smart Indian School, Bhavans, Kuwait held at the Keifan Stadium, was a graceful departure from run-of-the-mill sporting experience. …

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China dominate 8th Asian shooting championship opener

Chinese shooters bag four gold, one silver and two bronze medals KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: China won majority of the medals on the first day of the 8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Asian Airgun championships, currently being held in Kuwait at the Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex until November …

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Pakistan whitewash NZ

Record-setting Azam stars in comfortable win DUBAI, Nov 5, (AFP): Babar Azam became the quickest batsman to reach 1,000 Twenty20 runs as Pakistan whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 with a comfortable 47-run win in the third and final match in Dubai. The 24-year-old – ranked number one in Twenty20s – hit …

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Cabello wins big at MTV EMAs

Janet Jackson honored with Global Icon Award BILBAO, Spain, Nov 5, (Agencies): Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the big winner at the MTV EMAs gala in Spain on Sunday, while Janet Jackson used her acceptance speech for a life-time achievement award to take a stand for women’s rights. Jackson was …

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Murakami talks about his library plan

‘A place of open int’l exchange for literature, culture’ Haruki Murakami is planning an archive at his Japanese alma mater that will include drafts of his best-selling novels, his translation work and his massive collection of music. Murakami, 69, began writing after graduating from Waseda University in 1975, and his …

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