Shaikh Nasser awards issued

Shaikh Nasser awards issued

Manama : Winners of the second edition of Nasser bin Hamad Scientific Research Award in the field of sports were honoured at the awards ceremony on Wednesday.

President of Al Istiqlal University in Palestine Dr Abdulnasser Qadoumi won the Sports Management category award, while Reema Abdulla of Bahrain and Abdulghani Al Hutami of Yemen shared the award for the Sports Medicine category.

The third and last category award was in Sports Training, shared by Shereen Tawfeeq, Huda Habib, Hanan Al Shaikh, Omar Al Samani of Bahrain and India’s J. Kotian.

Other awards were presented for the distinguished researches in the Sports Management category, which were won by Dr Faisal Al Mulla Dr Amin Mahmood, Dr Ali Sulaibeikh, Dr Haytham Hamid of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia’s Haytham Al Masarwa, Dr Ammar Al Rifai and Dr Ammar Al Rifaie.

In the youth section, Dana Al Binali of the University of Bahrain won the award for her research on human resources strategies at national sports federations.

The awards night was organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), and patronized by HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman, and BOC President.

HH Shaikh Nasser presented the awards to the winners, in the presence of Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Secretary General, BOC Vice President, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and high-ranking sports officials.

HH Shaikh Nasser also won a Medal of Scientific Excellence from the British Scientific Council and the Academy of Scientific Research and Training, and was presented to him by British Ambassador to Bahrain Simon Martin, and President of the Academy president Dr Wisam Al Shaikhli.

article-image

The ceremony ended with Shaikh Salman presenting a special paint of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa to Shaikh Nasser.

It’s worth noting that the award is in line with the BOC strategy to develop sports movement in the Kingdom, in accordance to scientific standards based on specialized scientific research.

This first-of- its-kind award in the Kingdom is an incentive for researchers to explore their creativities in the field of sports, which has become a fertile ground to take sports into broad prospects that has surpassed old concept surface to become one of the leading industries.




Key regulators to discuss RegFact innovation

Key regulators to discuss RegFact innovation

To be held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, RegFact Conference 2019, is all set to bring together local and global key regulators, and policy advocates to find solutions, and promote best innovative RegTech practices in a collaborative, open and transparent manner. The

Bahrainis lose appeal in boy kidnapping case

Bahrainis lose appeal in boy kidnapping case

The First Appellate Court has upheld the sentences issued against four Bahrainis for kidnapping a boy. Three of the convicts were handed down seven years imprisonment by the lower court after being found guilty of committing the crime. According to Public Prosecution, the four-member gang

Royal support to BSPCA lauded

Royal support to BSPCA lauded

Head of Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BSPCA) Mahmood Faraj lauded the unlimited support of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to BSPCA. He extended thanks and respect to HM the King for his continuous encouragement to the society which enabled it to deve


BIC set to host Neon Run

BIC set to host Neon Run

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is set to host on Friday the much-anticipated BIC Neon Run, held as part of the promotional campaign for the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019. The event is scheduled to be held from 3pm to

Alaina, Hopkins end engagement

Alaina, Hopkins end engagement

Singer Lauren Alaina and partner Alex Hopkins have called it quits. The country star and her beau, who got engaged over last summer, announced they were ending their six-year relationship on their respective Instagram accounts on Monda

Misbah-ul-Haq to visit school

Misbah-ul-Haq to visit school

Misbah-ul-Haq,former Pakistani cricketer who captained the Pakistani team in all three formats of the game, is visiting the British School of Bahrain(BSB) on Thursday. He will hold cricket sessions with students at 8.15am which will be

Tokyo airport tests driverless bus

Tokyo airport tests driverless bus

Visitors pouring into Japan’s Haneda airport for the Tokyo Olympics next year may find themselves ferried to and from planes on driverless buses, currently being tested at the major hub. Six Japanese firms, including national car

EU split over copyright overhaul

EU split over copyright overhaul

Divisions between EU countries could delay or derail plans to overhaul copyright law, an ambition that has set up a battle pitting media firms against internet giants like Facebook and Google. The European Parliament, the European Coun