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Air sports federation holds meeting
Manama, Oct. 12 (BNA): Supreme Council for Youth and Sports deputy general secretary and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) general secretary Abdulrahman Askar attended the first meeting of the newly-selected Bahrain Air Sports Federation at Grove Hotel in Amwaj, in Muharraq.
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Bahrain fall 2-1 to Taiwan
Taiwan, Oct 10. (BNA): Bahrain national football team lost 2-1 to hosts Taiwan in their Group E qualifier for Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup which will be held in 2019. Bahrain took the lead when striker Mahmoud Abdullatif scored the first goal 19 minutes into the match which was played today in Taipei Hosts Taiwan staged a comeback to seal the final score through two late goals at the final minutes of the second half.
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Ambassador to UK presents Bahrain horse racing trophy
London, Oct. 9 (BNA): Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom, awarded the winner of the Kingdom Of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse. The Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes was the feature race which is a Group 1 race for fillies and mares aged three-years- old and over. The race was won by Roly Poly ridden by Ryan Moore.
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Bahraini athletes shine in Asian triathlon championship
Manama, Oct. 9 (BNA): The Bahrain National Triathlon Team won the gold medal for women in the West Asian Championship held in Aqaba. Athlete Samira Al-Bitar completed the race which comprised 750 m swimming, 20 km cycling and 5 km running at a record time of 01.06 hours. Compatriot athletes Omar Hamza and Mohammed Mubarak also won the silver and bronze medals in the youth category, for the same distance.
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Shaikh Nasser praises Gulf Air’s IRONMAN Championship sponsorship
Manama, Oct. 9 (BNA): 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, praised the national carrier Gulf Air’s sponsorship of the IRONMAN 70.3 Middle East Championship Bahrain, to be launched on November 25, 2017.
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Nasser bin Hamad tours President Kadyrov's hometown
Grozny, Oct. 8 (BNA): HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa the representative of His Majesty the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee, has praised the leader and people of Chechnya as lions in the form of men.
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Bahrain Triathlon team bags three medals
Manama, Oct. 8 (BNA): Bahrain Triathlon Team has achieved the women’s gold medal at West Asia Championship in Aqaba, Jordan.
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Nasser bin Hamad congratulates Egyptian team
Manama, Oct. 8 (BNA): His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa the representative of HM the King for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee sent a cable of congratulations to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, on Egypt's national football team's deservedly qualifying for the 2018 Russia World Cup.
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Deputy Premier to patronize Bahrain Tennis Championship 2017
Manama, Oct. 8 (BNA): Bahrain Tennis Club will organize Bahrain International Junior Tennis Championship under the patronage of Deputy Prime Minister HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa.
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BSDA congratulates Leadership on Jiu-Jitsu medals
Manama, Oct. 8 (BNA): Bahrain Self-Defence Association (BSDA) president Ahmed Abdulaziz Al Khayyat has congratulated Leadership and the Government, over the national team’s winning 10 medals during the International Jiu-Jitsu Championship recently held in Germany.
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