Sports

TKME ‘win’ CETAA kids soccer tourney

KUWAIT CITY, April 23: The much awaited football tournament for kids from constituent alumni associations of Kuwait Engineers Forum (KEF) was conducted by College of Engineering Trivandrum Alumni Association (CETAA) on April 6, 2018 at Classico Football Ground, Ahmadi. The preliminary league matches witnessed excellent contests between KEA, MACE, TKM …

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KIB sponsors Night Run event

Kuwait International Bank (KIB) sponsored the Night Run event, the first-of-its-kind run held in Kuwait. The run was organized by the Kuwait Banking Association in cooperation with Pro- Vision, one of the leading companies in the region that specializes in the management and consultancy of sports events. The event witnessed …

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UAE extend ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’ winning streak

Qatar and Bahrain register first wins KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The second day of ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’ saw UAE extend their winning streak whereas Qatar and Bahrain register first wins. At the Sulaibiya Cricket ground, Qatar won the toss and elected to bat first against the hosts …

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Nadal swats aside Nishikori, seals 11th Monte Carlo title

Rafa snuffs out early threat MONTE CARLO, Principality of Monaco, April 22, (AFP): Rafael Nadal romped to a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside an outclassed Kei Nishikori in Sunday’s final to retain the world number one ranking. The 31-year-old saw off Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to become …

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Chennai edge Hyderabad in IPL thriller

HYDERABAD, India, April 22, (AP): Chennai Super Kings overcame a late onslaught from Kane Williamson and Yusuf Pathan to beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs on Sunday in an Indian Premier League thriller. Williamson scored a classy 84 off 51 balls and Yusuf fought a bad back to hit a …

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Bangladesh arrests female cricketer with methamphetamine

Chittagong, Bangladesh, April 22, 2018 (AFP) – One of Bangladesh’s top female cricketers could be jailed for life after being caught with 14,000 methamphetamine pills, police said Sunday. Nazreen Khan Mukta, who plays first-grade cricket in the Dhaka Premier League, was returning from a match in the southeastern city of …

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Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del Rey

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona became the first team in 85 years to win four straight Copa del Rey titles after blowing away Sevilla 5-0 in the final on Saturday. Luis Suarez scored twice and Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta and Philippe Coutinho also made the scoresheet for Barcelona’s record-extending 30th Copa …

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Belarmino, Santos reign supreme in Men’s Division

Janet bags Ladies Masters title KUWAIT CITY, April 21: At the Masters Event finals of the 2018 Season 12 FTBK Tenpin Bowling Team Tournament, Al Belarmino of the DMDA Bowleros relied on his superb performance midway of the 8-game series competition to reign supreme in Men’s Division Group 1 of …

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ICC World Twenty20 Asia ‘Qualifier A’ rolls into action

KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Kuwait defeated Maldives by 102 runs in the opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’, which rolled into action here on Friday, April 20. The event is featuring six teams including Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Maldives. The Kuwait Cricket Board, …

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Kuwaiti racers leading in Qatar Cross Country Rally

DOHA, April 21, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti auto racers secured leading positions in the first stage of Qatar Cross Country Rally (QCCR or Manateq 2018-2019) on Thursday. This Super Special Stage saw the Kuwaiti duo Nasser Al- Ajmi and Mohammad Al-Awadi finishing second in the T1 Petrol race on their Nissan …

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