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Special Olympics launches young players’ program
KUWAIT: Kuwait Special Olympics launched the young players’ program with the participation of 75 players from eight educational institutions. The program is a sports one to train and educate sports skills for the mentally challenged children and normal ones aged 2 to 7 years to enable them to participate in the Special Olympics events when they reach the age of 8 years.The program is supervised by sports in charge Mustafa Hassouna and the...
Kuwait’s national show jumping team
Al-Awadhi wins seventh round of Equestrian Federation League
KUWAIT: Masayel Club and National Show Jumping team rider Abdullah Al-Awadhi won the title of the seventh round of Kuwait Equestrian Federation League that was held at Kuwait Riding Center in Subhan area.rAl-Awadhi entered a differentiation run during the ninth heat which is the grand prize event at the height of 145 cm, along with riders Ghazi Al-Jraiwi and Madhi Al-Khamis without faults in 37.13 seconds. Ali Al-Kharafi was fourth, followed by...
Chairman of the Board of Cancer Aware Nation Dr. Khalid Al-Saleh addresses the medical practitioners.
CAN launches new specialized courses for dentists, nurses
KUWAIT: Chairman of the Board of Cancer Aware Nation (CAN), Dr. Khalid Al-Saleh, spoke about the launch of new specialized courses for dentists and nurses during the month of April in cooperation with the Health Ministry. Al-Saleh said the courses aimed at training dentists and nurses on communication skills with patients and their families, particularly cancer patients.Al-Saleh said 1,450 dentists have been trained on early detection of oral...
KUWAIT: Ice hockey team of Mongolia celebrates after winning the Ice Hockey World Championship Division IV tournament at the Kuwait winter games club in Kuwait.
Mongolia defeat Malaysia in World Cup Ice Hockey Championship Division IV
KUWAIT: Kuwait National Ice Hockey team ended in second place of the World Cup Ice Hockey Championship Division four, which was concluded Friday with a match between Kuwait and Indonesia, that was won by Kuwait with the score of 8-7, leaving Indonesia in third place, meanwhile Mongolia became champions by defeating Malaysia 14-2 elevating them to Division III.The match was very competitive and highly exciting during all its three periods with...
Dawood Maraafi (centre) during the kick off of the tournament.
IIHF World Championship Division IV kicks off
  By Abdellatif Sharaa and KUNAKUWAIT: The IIHF World Championship Division IV was launched yesterday with the opening ceremony under the patronage and presence of State Minister for National Assembly Affairs, Youth Affairs and Communications Affairs Dawood Maarafi, President of Kuwait Olympic Committee Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Chairman of Kuwait Winter Games Club Fuhaid Al-Ajmi, American Ambassador to Kuwait Karen Hideko...
Khalid Al-Mutairi
Kuwait, Malaysia to clash in Ice Hockey World Championship
KUWAIT: Kuwait National Hockey Team will start its quest for the Ice Hockey World Championship Division IV with a match against Malaysia on Tuesday. This match will be proceeded by another between Mongolia and Indonesia. The opening ceremony will be under the patronage and presence of Minister for National Assembly Affairs, Minister for Youth Affairs, Minister for Communications Affairs Dawood Maarafi.The Championship will be for four days under...
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Your Health Is In Your Step-4 concludes
KUWAIT: Tomooh Sports Club for the mentally disabled concluded its sports program “Your Health Is In Your Step-4” that was organized by the Kuwait Special Olympics during the month of Ramadan with 70 players participating along with their parents and guardians.The closing ceremony was held in the presence of Tomooh Club Deputy Chairman Dherar Al-Rabah, National Director of Special Olympics Rihab Bouresli, Tomooh Treasurer Hanaa Al-Zawawi and...
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CAN, volunteers visit NBK Children Hospital
KUWAIT: Chairman of the board of the Cancer Aware Nation (CAN) campaign, Dr. Khalid Ahmad Al-Saleh, described volunteers’ visit at the NBK Children Hospital (Sabah Health Zone) as part of the efforts to instill the value of good deeds in our children and the feeling of being an example for charity work and helping others.Dr. Al-Saleh said CAN, since its establishment 18 years ago, has several goals within its renewable strategy, the most...
Fuhaid Al-Ajmi
Kuwait ready for ice hockey championship
KUWAIT: The Ice Hockey World Championship Kuwait, Division IV will start Tuesday with the participation of Mongolia, Indonesia, Malaysia and host country Kuwait, as matches will be held at the Winter Sports Club Hall in Bayan area.Chairman of the organizing committee, Club Chairman Fuhaid Al-Ajmi said the Championship enjoys total supervision by International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) technically, officially and organizationally as it has a...
Al-Sheikha Sheikha Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah celebrates with the disabled
Tomooh Sports Club holds Girgian event for disabled
KUWAIT: Kuwait Tomooh Sports Club for Mental Disabilities held its annual Girgian celebration in cooperation with Kuwait Society for Guardians of the Disabled at Saleh Shehab School in Mishref. The celebration was attended by the “mother” of the disabled Al-Sheikha Sheikha Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, chairpersons and board members of Tomooh Club and Kuwait Society for Guardians of the Disabled in addition to a large number of members of both the...
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Players’ families to join in sports health program
KUWAIT: Families of players participating in the Sports Health Program (Your Health is in You Step 4) organized by Tomooh Club during the month of Ramadan in cooperation with Kuwait Special Olympics will be allowed to join the program.Chairman of the Board of Tomooh Sports Club for the Mentally Disabled Engineer Jassim Al-Nouri said having guardians and families of players join the program will help achieve the goals of the program in encouraging...
Members of the plastic surgery unit at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital.- KUNA
Jaber Hospital plastic surgery unit obtains accreditation
KUWAIT: Head of the Plastic Surgery Unit at Jaber Hospital, Dr. Sarah Al-Youha, stated that the unit has obtained international academic accreditation. One of the initiatives involved is adhering to international protocols and meticulously recording and addressing complications arising within the department.To attain accreditation, the unit had surpassed specific benchmarks, including conducting over 1,200 surgeries and evaluating more than...