Tuesday , August 21 2018

Arab Times

Bikers in Kuwait Encounter conquer roads on weekends – Bid to promote healthy Kuwaiti environment

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: Members of the Bikers in Kuwait Encounter (BIKE) converge as early as 5:00 in the morning every Friday near the towering KPC building in Shuwaikh to wait for their colleagues who are clad in colourful biking suits and helmets. As they take a stride on their …

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Tantianco, Luna star FILBACK 1-day tourney – Imperialde, Jubail outclass rivals to top Novice 1

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: Sixty-three pairs of players took part in the 1st 2016 One Day Tournament which proves the passion of badminton players in Kuwait. The pairs were determined by lots drawn from elimination round until the semifinal round. The Open Mix category comprised of 11 pairs; Novice 1, …

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Last-gasp Hammers reach last 16 – Ogbonna sinks Reds

LONDON, Feb 10, (RTRS): Angelo Ogbonna leapt high to power home a header in the dying seconds of extra time to claim a timely first goal for the club as West Ham United sank Liverpool 2-1 on Tuesday to reach the last 16 of the FA Cup. The Italian defender …

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Triumph for Emirati teams at AWST 2016

The 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2016), the world’s only, all female, pan-Arab sports tournament being hosted by Sharjah until Feb 12 has entered its most critical stage with only two days until it concludes. Volleyball saw Sharjah Ladies Club win 3-1 against the Bahraini Al Muharraq Club, while …

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Oscar films aim to stay relevant – Oscar-nominated directors explore issues of familial collapse, financial ruin

LOS ANGELES, Feb 10, (RTRS): With final Oscar ballots set to go out at the end of the week, a number of this year’s best picture nominees are making their sharpest pitches for relevance in the race. The Big Short” director Adam McKay has a trip to Washington, DC scheduled …

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Yonebayashi paints solitary spirit – ‘When Marnie Was There’ tear-jerker

TOKYO, Feb 10, (Agencies): The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated “When Marnie Was There” comes from how its hand-drawn images express the girl’s inner torment. Luscious hand-drawn animation is the trademark of Japan’s renowned …

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Actor Watanabe ‘fights’ stomach cancer – Leukemia survivor

TOKYO, Feb 10, (RTRS): Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performance in the movie “The Last Samurai” and lauded in the recent Broadway revival of “The King and I,” is fighting stomach cancer and will have to postpone plans to return to Broadway. The lean, ruggedly …

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Swift, Lamar opposite sides of spectrum – Grammys strive for an accurate snapshot of year in music

LOS ANGELES, Feb 10, (RTRS): The Grammys are never going to get it right. How could they? The vagaries of taste are too nebulous, the sheer amount of music being released is far too vast. One thing that the Grammys can be, however — and one that organizers at the …

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UAE sword … and faith in integration

THE birth of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was not the result of a political dispute or gambling over a project meant for domination. It was a vision based on the conviction that there is no place for those who will isolate themselves from the rest of the world later. …

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Bit of shame … lot of tolerance

IN AN unprecedented incident, a gang of Arab men attacked scores of women at a train station in the German city of Cologne on New Year’s Eve. According to the news, the gang consisted of Arab migrants — most of whom came from North Africa — who robbed, groped and …

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