Bahrain

Lutsenko secures  overall victory
Feb 19

Lutsenko secures overall victory

Muscat : Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) secured overall victory at the Tour of Oman, as Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) won the bunch sprint of the final stage ahead of Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo). Lutsenko set up his overall victory with top three finishes on three...

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Sparta claim challenge cup
Feb 19

Sparta claim challenge cup

Manama : Teams from Bahrain Tennis Academy (BTA) and Sparta Tennis competed in the inaugural edition of the 10&U Team Tennis Challenge Cup, held at Sparta’s base at St. Christopher’s School, Saar.  The meeting between the two academies featured six players, ten-years-and-under, from each...

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Massive lineup of  MMA athletes set
Feb 19

Massive lineup of MMA athletes set

Manama : Brave Combat Federation will feature eleven newly signed athletes in the fight card in Jordan.  The fight card features 24 athletes from 14 nations in the first edition of the promotion hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.  As the announced plan of expanding the global footprint of the...

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Emphatic start for Javier Gomez
Feb 19

Emphatic start for Javier Gomez

Manama : Javier Gomez of Bahrain Endurance 13 team made an emphatic start to his 2018 season, taking the Challenge Wanaka title over the half-iron distance with a new course record. His time of 3:57:27 knocked 20 minutes off the previous record that had stood for six years. The eight-time world champion hailing...

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Get ready for Jawad Mini Marathon
Feb 20

Get ready for Jawad Mini Marathon

Manama : Following the huge success of the 10th Mini Marathon and the tremendous support, Jawad Business Group intends to make its 11th Annual Mini Marathon an even bigger success on Friday. Conducted under the patronage of the Governor of Northern Governorate, Ali Al Shaikh Abdul Hussein Al Asfoor, the 11th Annual...

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Mubarak analyses Brave 10 in Jordan
Feb 20

Mubarak analyses Brave 10 in Jordan

Manama : Husam Mubarak, Veteran martial arts coach and the father of Abdul Kareem Al Selwady, had reviewed the impact of Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises to be hosted in Jordan.  The event has received warm response from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan as the initiative brings back mixed martial arts after long...

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Al Kitbi of  Al Raood stud wins
Feb 18

Al Kitbi of Al Raood stud wins

Manama : Salem Hamad Al Kitbi of Al Raood Stud was crowned by HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, Honourary President of Bahrain Royal...

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Gaziev set for the showdown
Feb 16

Gaziev set for the showdown

Manama : Gadzhimusa Gaziev made an impact at the first edition of Brave Combat Federation against Thiago Vieira from Brazil on a week’s notice. Gadzhimusa knocked out Thiago Viera, who had never faced defeat in his entire mixed martial arts career.  The co-main event of the very first edition of Brave...

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Bahrain Premier League to showcase two key matches
Feb 16

Bahrain Premier League to showcase two key matches

Manama : Coca Cola Bahrain Premier League T-20 will showcase two key matches at Eden grounds in Isa Town.  Kalaam Knight Riders lead by Azeem ul Haq will face Bahrain Super Giants lead by Deepak Nair.  In the second match, Awan Warriors lead by Qamar Saeed will face Foursquare Challengers lead by Omran...

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Elias to face Jakub
Feb 15

Elias to face Jakub

Manama : La Bonne Ecole based in Montpellier, France will make the milestone of become the first European Gym to represent a champion who will defend his championship in Jordan.  The gym based in France trains the current and defending featherweight champion of Brave Combat Federation, Elias Boudegzdame....

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Samy praises Brave impact
Feb 14

Samy praises Brave impact

Manama : Samy Al-Jamal, who is a current coach at Kingdom Fighters gym in Jordan, has been praised the impact of Bahrain in reviving the sport of mixed martial arts in Jordan.  Samy is a Jiu and trains athletes including Jarrah Al Selawe and more. Al-Jamal described that the Bahrain based initiative under...

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Early Bird discount on 2018 GP tickets
Feb 13

Early Bird discount on 2018 GP tickets

Manama : Only a few days remain before the end of Bahrain International Circuit’s (BIC) Early Bird discount on tickets to the 2018 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Ticket prices are currently reduced by up to 15 per cent for the highly anticipated Formula 1 race weekend, which takes place April 6 to...

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All set to go for Sports Day
Feb 13

All set to go for Sports Day

Manama : The 2018 Bahrain Sports Day is all set to take place today with a packed sporting and entertaining programme to be held across Bahrain’s fourth governorates. To be held for the second consecutive year, the 2018 Bahrain Sports Day, is organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), and targets...

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Bahrain champions
Feb 13

Bahrain champions

Manama : The Kingdom of Bahrain has achieved an unprecedented achievement on the regional level after winning first place overall in the medal table at the Fourth Arab Women’s Sports Tournament, which ended yesterday in Sharjah. Taking home a total of 28 medals – 12 gold, 7 silver and 9 bronze, the...

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Bahrain Super Giants triumph
Feb 12

Bahrain Super Giants triumph

Manama : Bahrain Super Giants lead by Deepak Nair triumphs over Kalaam Knight Riders.  The toss was won by Kalaam Knight Riders who elected to bowl.  Skipper Deepak and Sarfaraz opened for Super Giants.  Sarfaraz scored a brilliant half century, he scored 58 runs in 32 ball including seven fours...

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Sparta claim Challenge Cup
Feb 12

Sparta claim Challenge Cup

Manama : Teams from Bahrain Tennis Academy (BTA) and Sparta Tennis competed in the third edition of the 8&U (8 years and Under) Team Tennis Challenge Cup, held at BTA’s base at the Dilmun Club, Saar.  The meeting between the two academies featured eight players, eight-years-and-under, from each...

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Pitpitunge to fight in Jordan
Feb 12

Pitpitunge to fight in Jordan

Manama : Jordan is set to create a new milestone as a massive lineup of nations will be represented by the competing fighters. Among the 13 nations represented, Philippines will be represented for the first time in Jordan soil with Brave Combat Federation.  Cristiano Pitpitunge will become the first fighter...

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AJM Kooheji defeat RCB
Feb 12

AJM Kooheji defeat RCB

Manama : AJM Kooheji defeated RCB by 4 wickets in the HBL Corporate League organized by Cricket Bahrain Association. Batting first, RCB made 121 runs. Jaey Aery claimed 3 wickets for AJM Kooheji. In reply, AJM Kooheji reached target for loss of 6 wickets. Numair Kulkarni top scored with 38 runs. Mohd Ashkar claimed 4...

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Ebtissam Habib manages Arab Table Tennis
Feb 12

Ebtissam Habib manages Arab Table Tennis

Manama : International referee for table tennis, Ebtissam Habib, has managed the fourth edition of the Arab Women Clubs singles’ match. The Bahraini referee has recently obtained the international referee badge. She expressed her delight at being present at the first-of-its-type function organized by the Arab...

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Bahraini weightlifters promise gold medals
Feb 12

Bahraini weightlifters promise gold medals

Manama : Ebtissam and Zainab Ali Abdulla, the Bahraini weightlifters, have affirmed their readiness for West Asia Weightlifting Championship 2018. The Bahraini weightlifters were enthusiastically conducting intensive training ahead of the championship.  The cited their latest participation in the Arab...

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Batelco Racing victorious
Feb 12

Batelco Racing victorious

Manama : Batelco Racing narrowly edged out Go Gosaibi to take a thrilling victory in the third and final round of this year’s Bahrain Karting Endurance Championship (BKEC), held this past weekend at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. The victors consisted of Mohammed Mattar, Khaled Alsaei,...

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Muharraq end campaign with victories
Feb 12

Muharraq end campaign with victories

Manama : Muharraq Club ended their campaign on a high note in the volleyball tournament, part of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah. The Bahrainis picked up two straight victories over Sohar of Oman and Kuwait Girls Club to finish the tournament in fourth place. After losing their first...

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Focused beat Lions
Feb 11

Focused beat Lions

Manama : Focused Eye beat Lantern Lions in CBA Division D 25 overs. Toss was won by Lions who elected to bowl first. Focused opener Azhar scored a brilliant half century and was well supported by Waheed who scored 41 which helped them to score 195 runs at the end of 25 overs. Sarfaraz and Rishab took 2 wickets...

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Abdul Kareem inspires children
Feb 11

Abdul Kareem inspires children

Manama : Abdul Kareem Al-Selwady is set to face veteran multi-time champion from the United Kingdom, Charlie Leary in the first edition of Brave in Jordan. The event is of high importance as the results will pave the path towards the contender spot in the Lightweight division in the near future. As the...

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Four Square Challengers marks first victory in Premier League
Feb 11

Four Square Challengers marks first victory in Premier League

Manama : Foursquare Challengers lead by captain Omran Ghani defeated Awan Warriors at the BCC ground, Riffa.  Challengers elected to bowl after winning the toss and the bowlers took both openers before they even scored a run. Imran scored a brilliant 61 runs and Fiaz scored 46 runs, at the end of 20 overs...

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Viviani wins final stage to secure overall victory
Feb 11

Viviani wins final stage to secure overall victory

Dubai : Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) won the final stage of the Dubai Tour in a bunch sprint to secure final overall victory. The Italian came from a long way back in the finishing straight to overhaul Marco Haller (Katusha-Alpecin) at the line, while Adam Blythe (Aqua Blue Sport) claimed third. The run-in...

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SBG Ireland prepares big for return
Feb 10

SBG Ireland prepares big for return

Manama : Straight Blast Gym Ireland will feature three key athletes at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises to be hosted in Jordan on March 2. SBG Ireland has Frans Mlambo, Will Fleury and Dylan Tuke in high stake bouts at Amman Jordan. Head Coach of SBG Ireland, John Kavanagh is preparing the IMMAF Gold Medalist, Frans...

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Bahrain Sports Day kickstarts with Spartan Race
Feb 10

Bahrain Sports Day kickstarts with Spartan Race

Manama : Sergio Brilligan raced to victory in the Spartan Race, held yesterday as part of the 2018 Bahrain Sports Day. Nearly 4,000 athletes competed it out in this challenging event, which started from the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. In the Spartan Beast race, the highest level of competition,...

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Fed Cup to conclude today
Feb 10

Fed Cup to conclude today

Manama : Fed Cup, the first of its kind tennis tournament to be held in Bahrain, is set to conclude on Saturday with the promotional play-off round, being played at the Bahrain Tennis Federation (BTF) hard courts in Isa Town.  Uzbekistan take on Indonesia and Singapore face Pacific Oceania to determine the...

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Noora bags shot put gold
Feb 10

Noora bags shot put gold

Manama : Busaiteen Club’s athletics team wrapped up their campaign at the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah, on a high note. On the concluding day of athletics, the Bahrainis clinched another victory through promising athlete Noora Jassim, wh topped the shot put competition to give...

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Major Bahrain Premier League matches scheduled
Feb 09

Major Bahrain Premier League matches scheduled

Manama : Coca-Cola Bahrain Premier League T-20 will showcase two key matches at Eden grounds in Isa Town.  Kalaam Knight Riders lead by Azeem ul Haq will face Bahrain Super Giants lead by Deepak Nair. In the second match, Awan Warriors lead by Qamar Saeed will face Foursquare Challengers lead by Omran...

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Information & eGovernment Authority celebrates Sports Day
Feb 09

Information & eGovernment Authority celebrates Sports Day

Manama : In line with directives of HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, to allocate a half working day on February 13 in order to celebrate Bahrain’s Sports Day; the Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) is organizing a variety of sports programmes and activities for its...

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Shahzad Zafar beats Mumbai Raiders
Feb 09

Shahzad Zafar beats Mumbai Raiders

Manama : Shahzad Zafar defeated Mumbai Raiders in CBA Division C - 25 overs match. Raiders won the toss and elected to bowl first. Shahzad Zafar opener Asitha scored a brilliant century well supported by Muzamil who scored 50 runs helped the team to score a huge 241 runs in 25 overs. Chasing the huge target, Raiders...

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Gold rush continues
Feb 09

Gold rush continues

Manama : Bahrain yesterday made another solid show at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah. On the sixth day of the tournament, the nationals hit strong winning seven medals, including 3 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze, in shooting, athletics and table tennis...

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Sheikh Saqer bin Salman Al-Khalifa, honorary president of Bahrain ice hockey club
Feb 08

Sheikh Saqer bin Salman Al-Khalifa, honorary president of Bahrain ice hockey club

Manama : Bahrain ice hockey club, stated about giving Dr. Sheikh Saqer bin Salman Al-Khalifa, the position of honorary president of the club. This came during a visit by a delegation from the club's board of directors to the office of Sheikh Saqer bin Salman Al-Khalifa in seef district on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018,...

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Bahrain athletes secure six medals
Feb 07

Bahrain athletes secure six medals

Manama : Bahrain had another golden day yesterday at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah. The nationals, represented by Busaiteen Club, showed outstanding performance on the inaugural day of athletics event and captured six medals in total, including three gold,...

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Endurance karters set for 24-hour race
Feb 08

Endurance karters set for 24-hour race

Manama : One of the toughest tests in all of grassroots motorsport takes place at Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) this weekend. The third and final round of the 2017/2018 Bahrain Karting Endurance Championship (BKEC) is a 24-hour challenge, and it is set to light up BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre...

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Brave CF partners with Karasi
Feb 08

Brave CF partners with Karasi

Manama : Brave Combat Federation has partnered with Jordan based e-ticketing partner Karasi for Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises hosted in Amman, Jordan on March 2, 2018.  The event marks for the first time that the Bahrain based sports media property is operating in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.  Brave...

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Organisers step up 2018 Bahrain Sports Day preparations
Feb 08

Organisers step up 2018 Bahrain Sports Day preparations

Manama : The mechanism of the programmes and activities, run by the ministries to celebrate the 2018 Bahrain Sports Day, was presented at the organising committee meeting yesterday. The 2018 Bahrain Sports Day, scheduled for February 13, is organised by the Bahrain Olympic Committee for the second consecutive time,...

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Jordan has high hopes for Abzakh
Feb 07

Jordan has high hopes for Abzakh

Manama : Nawras Abzakh announced to redeem his career at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises to be hosted in Amman, Jordan.  Abzakh signed with Brave Combat Federation during the ninth edition of the event hosted at Bahrain on short notice to face veteran fighter from Brazil, Felipe Efrain.  Abzakh went toe...

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BCC top Asghar Ali league
Feb 07

BCC top Asghar Ali league

Manama : BCC defeated Young Boys by 78 runs in the Asghar Ali Premier league organized by Cricket Bahrain Association (CBA). Batting first,  BCC posted 186 runs. Rizwan Baig top scored with 41 runs. Qamar Saeed claimed 3 wickets for Young Boys. In reply, Young Boys could only manage 108 runs. Ali Dawood claimed 3...

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Fed Cup: Indonesia defeats Bahrain
Feb 07

Fed Cup: Indonesia defeats Bahrain

Manama : Bahrain National Tennis Team suffered 3-0 loss at the hands of Indonesia in Group D on the opening day of Fed Cup, being held at the Bahrain Tennis Federation (BTF) hard courts in Isa Town.   The Kingdom was represented in the singles matches of the kick-off game by Safa Safar and Nazil Nader, but both...

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Archers hit  bullseye in Sharjah
Feb 07

Archers hit bullseye in Sharjah

Manama : Bahrain Archery Club added another glorious moment to their credit at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah. On the fourth day, the quadrat of Maryam Al Jaber, Sara Marzooqi and Maryam Salmeen secured the archery team gold medal, beating runners-up Sharjah...

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Bahrain shoots down third gold
Feb 06

Bahrain shoots down third gold

Manama : The Kingdom of Bahrain claimed its third gold medal at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah. The nationals dominated the 10m air rifle shooting event and topped the standings with 1844.7 points, just ahead of silver medallists Kuwait (1823.4), who came second,...

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‘I’m proud to represent my nation’
Feb 06

‘I’m proud to represent my nation’

Manama : Jalal Al Daaja, who will be representing the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the tenth edition of Brave Combat Federation, praised the efforts of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa. Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises will be hosted in Amman, Jordan at King Hussien Sports City.  The event marks...

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Bahrain Sports Day volunteers meet to be held on Feb 13
Feb 06

Bahrain Sports Day volunteers meet to be held on Feb 13

Manama : The organizing committee of the 2018 Bahrain Sports Day had a meeting with a team of volunteers contributing to the event, which is due to take place on February 13. A total of 35 volunteers attended a joint meeting with officials of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, the organisers of the Bahrain Sports...

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Matrix crush Hempel by 24 runs
Feb 06

Matrix crush Hempel by 24 runs

Manama : Matrix beat Hempel Paints by 24 runs in the latest matches of the CBA Division D cricket tournament. Hempel won the toss and elected to bowl first, Matrix opener went cheaply and middle order took the responsibility. Jagan scored 66 runs and well supported by Danushke who scored 44 runs helped Matrix to put...

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Al Khateri finishes fourth in Sharjah
Feb 06

Al Khateri finishes fourth in Sharjah

Manama : Bahraini athlete Khalid Hilal Al Khateri achieved a fourth place finish in the Ruler of Sharjah Showjumping Championship.  Al Khateri ranked fourth in the 150cm round as Abdulrahman Al Rajhi of Saudi Arabia took first place. The event is the first-of-its-kind to be held at Arab and MENA levels as it...

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Fourth edition of Beach Ball on track
Feb 05

Fourth edition of Beach Ball on track

Manama : The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs said it is launching the 4th edition of the 98.4 Beach Ball Championship as part of the Kingdom’s celebrations of the 18th anniversary of the National Action Charter. The championship will kick-start at the Bahrain Football Association playgrounds on...

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Bahrain bags seven more medals
Feb 05

Bahrain bags seven more medals

Sharjah : Bahrain added seven medals to their tally at the fourth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), being held in Sharjah. On the second day of the tournament, Bahrain Shooting Club clinched two gold medals in the 10m pistol team and singles event, in addition to a silver medal in the...

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