Tag: sports

The boy’s out in front?

The boy’s out in front?

10 Jun, '0720 Comments

No way! Just the 6th round of the championship and he’s been on the podium on all the previous rounds. And this is his very first season in F1! The guy is good, pretty good actually to even overshadow “the fluke“! I’ll be glued to the TV screen come 8pm (just in about an hour […]

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Target Practice

Target Practice

23 Feb, '0734 Comments

I am ever so grateful to the Ministry of Interior for foiling the plot to overthrow the government [Arabic], yet again, by a group of 35 youths who have confessed to not know each other yet intricately coordinate their heinous activities and practice the seditious act of throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails at printed targets […]

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Going for Gold, in Israel

Going for Gold, in Israel

7 Jan, '07367 Comments

I would like to offer my congratulations to my erstwhile Bahraini compatriot Leonard Mucheru for winning a marathon in Israel a couple of days ago. OOOPS! Did I say Israel? How did THAT happen? Do we now finally enjoy full diplomatic relationship with them? Has the thorniest conflict known to man today been resolved? Why […]

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Killjoy!

Killjoy!

8 Dec, '0610 Comments

“Islam encourages everybody to practice sports and maintain physical fitness,” said the imam addressing worshippers at the Omar Bin Al Khattab mosque on Friday. Excellent.. carry on shaikh. “However, while Islam does not prohibit women taking part in sports such events should be held in places where men cannot see them and the matches should […]

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The Asian Games are HOT!

The Asian Games are HOT!

5 Dec, '0633 Comments

When Salim Al-Nabit and his friends went to see beach volleyball for the first time, they left their wives home. Al-Nabit said he would watch the bikini-clad women, but he certainly wouldn’t want his wife to do so. He was there, he added, because it was a matter of national honor. “We don’t see this […]

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