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The Asian Football Confederation has approved a proposal by the All-Nepal Football Association for their 2022 World Cup qualifier fixture against Kuwait to be held in Bhutan on November 19

Australia, Germany, Kuwait and South Africa have expressed an interest in hosting the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) World Championships Finals in 2023.

Kuwait has returned as a fully-recognised member of the Olympic Movement after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) lifted a four-year suspension of its National Olympic Committee (NOC)

Fifa appears poised to press forward with the idea of a 2022 World Cup with 48 teams

Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, one of the most powerful figures in world sport, has today (Monday) elected to temporarily stand down from his roles and responsibilities as an International Olympic…

The International Olympic Committee provisionally lifted a ban on Kuwait late yesterday (Thursday), just two days before the start of the Asian Games multi-sport event in Indonesia

Fifa has today (Wednesday) lifted its two-year suspension of Kuwait, saying a new sports law brings the country in-line with its statutes.

The Kuwaiti parliament has approved a draft law that seeks to end bans imposed on the country by the International Olympic Committee and Fifa.

The club crest of Real Madrid will be altered under a new retail partnership the Spanish LaLiga football club has signed for the Middle East market.

OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) and ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait reveals his life influences and aspirations within the inner circles of the Olympic Movement.

ANOC (the Association of national Olympic committees) held its 63rd executive council meeting in Kuwait at the end of March. Hosted by the country’s Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al Sabah – ANOC and OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) president and the so-called kingmaker of the Olympic Movement – the event attracted some of the biggest names in sports administration, with around 40 IOC (International Olympic Committee) members making the trip to the shore of the Persian Gulf.

Kuwait has lost its Swiss court case against the International Olympic Committee over its ban from the Olympic Movement, while World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) president Craig Reedie has sought to downplay talk of a growing rift between his organisation and the IOC.

Kuwait’s supreme court has upheld a lower court ruling overturning a prison sentence handed to Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, one of the most influential figures in the Olympic movement and world sport.

Kuwait has said it will launch legal action against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) seeking $1bn (€878.3m) in damages over the decision by the global governing body to ban the country from international competitions.

Kuwait's appeals court has overturned a prison sentence handed to Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, one of the most influential figures in the Olympic movement and world sport.

Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) president Sheikh Talal Al Fahad Al Sabah has hit out at the “serious escalation” of government interference that could lead to the country’s athletes being unable to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Kuwaiti government has filed a $1.3bn (€1.2bn) lawsuit against 14 board members of the Gulf state’s Olympic committee, including Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah.

Kevin Dornberger, the long-serving president of World Bowling, has stepped down from the role to be replaced by Sheikh Talal Mohammed Al-Sabah.

The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has become the latest organisation to offer its support to Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah by stating its Ethics Committee will launch an investigation into the matter that it believes kick-started the current situation.

Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has denied any wrongdoing amid reports he has been sentenced to a six-month prison term in his native Kuwait.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has formed a working group to address potential cost cuts for the 2016 Olympic Games, as organisers in Rio de Janeiro make their final preparations amid an uncertain financial and political climate.

An appeal by Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Sabah of Kuwait and the country’s national shooting federation against the re-election of Olegario Vázquez Raña as president of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has been dismissed at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The Gulf Cooperation Council has awarded Kuwait hosting rights for the 2019 edition of multi-sport event the GCC Games.

The International Basketball Federation (Fiba) has become the latest global sports body to suspend Kuwait over interference from the country’s government in the administration of sport.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped the 2015 Asian Shooting Championship, which is taking place in Kuwait, of its qualification status for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Kuwait has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over government interference for the second time in the space of five years.

The World Squash Federation (WSF) has named Kuwait host of its 2015 Men's World Team Squash Championship.

Kuwait has become the latest Middle Eastern country to unveil plans for a state-of-the-art new sporting arena.

The MP & Silva agency has extended its deal to sell the international media rights for the Kuwait national football teams to cover qualification matches for 2012 and 2016 Olympics, the 2014 World Cup and the 2015 Asian Football Confederations (AFC) Cup.

Kuwait’s National Olympic Committee has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee because of political interference by Kuwait’s government.

The Professional Squash Association has confirmed a three-year agreement in Kuwait – the biggest in the history of the governing body.

Gulf Air has extended its title sponsorship of Formula One's Bahrain Grand Prix until 2010, following a deal with Allsport Management.

With less than a week to go before SPORTELAsia 2005, all floor space has been sold and more than 250 companies from 41 countries worldwide have registered for the market.

Icon Display, London-based specialists in sports event branding, provided the services of its newly-launched Icon Look division for the 17th Arabian Gulf Cup.

Recently formed Etihad Airlines has secured its first sponsorship deal as platinum sponsor of the 17th Gulf Cup to be held in Doha, Qatar in December.