Monday, October 14, 2019

Bahrain to compete at the 2017 IMMAF African Open Championships

KHK MMA Bahrain team will compete in Johannesburg, South Africa for the 2017 IMMAF – International Mixed Martial Arts Federation African Open Championships. The event is set to take place from 28 August to 2 September.

African Open Championships marks the fourth and final in IMMAF’s 2017 calendar before the prestigious World Championships formally announced for Manama, Bahrain. KHK MMA fighters represented Bahrain National Team to secure gold and three bronze medals at the 2017 IMMAF Asian Open Championships in Singapore. Hussain Abdulla, Nayef Fikri and Abbas Khan had won bronze medals in their respective categories while Abdulmanap Magomedov has secured the gold medal. Much is expected from the team as they appear at the African Open Championships.

With 7 IMMAF member federations in Africa in 2017, participation is expected to increase. African members include Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Mauritius, The Seychelles and South Africa. During November, Bahrain will play host to the IMMAF World Championships. Due to the rising achievements of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Combat sports, the nation is fast becoming a major hub chosen by international athletes for combat sports training.

MOST READ

Ali’s Comeback to open in New York City

The final leg of the four city African Diaspora Film Festival will begin at Teacher's College at Columbia University on November 29, 2019. To...

Bahrain Airport Company staff honoured with Productivity Improvement Practice Certificates

Twenty Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) team members were recognised with certificates for completing a Productivity Improvement Practice (PIP) programme aimed at enhancing efficiency in...

Speed Cameras location service, New addition to the eTraffic app

Tired of getting caught on camera for speeding, unsure if you actually exceeded the road speed limit? Check out the new Speed Cameras location...

UAE Exchange Opens New Branch in Ras Zuwayed

Customers can now simply walk-in and choose from a bouquet of financial services such as instant money transfer, real-time account credit facility, and foreign...

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain’s La Pergola awarded

The Gulf Hotel Bahrain’s La Pergola by Giancarlo Perbellini won first place for the “most memorable dinner" - Season 2018-2019 by the Chaîne des...

Carrefour and The Conserving Bounties Society Sign Agreement to Help Reduce Food Waste

Carrefour, which is operated in Bahrain by Majid Al Futtaim, signed an agreement with The Conserving Bounties Society, the first specialized foodbank in the...

Cataract: In hindsight, all we need is a clear foresight

This World Sight Day on October 10th is an excellent occasion to look into  a few of the most prevalent reasons for vision impairment...

BD187 Million of Exports of National Origins during August 2019

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) issued its foreign trade report for August 2019 which encompasses data on the balance of trade, imports, exports...

INJAZ Bahrain hosts the annual Schools and Universities Appreciation Day

Under the patronage of His Excellence Dr. Majid Bin Ali Al Nuaimi, Minister of Education, INJAZ Bahrain hosted the annual Schools and Universities Appreciation...

All-new Chery ARRIZO 6 Launched in the Kingdom of Bahrain

Motorcity, the sole distributor of Chery vehicles in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the arrival of the all-new ARRIZO  6 at its showroom...

Bahrain and Kerala sign MoU for cooperation in FinTech, ICT and IoT Start-ups

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), the investment promotion agency for the Kingdom of Bahrain, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the...

Google Maps now aids visually impaired people

Google Maps can now help visually impaired people get to their walking destinations more easily — by continually reminding them that they’re on the...

Microsoft has dedicated Office and emoji keys on its new keyboards

Microsoft’s latest keyboards now include dedicated Office and emoji keys. The software giant was previously experimenting with an Office key on keyboards earlier this...

AGU Launches 3rd Season of ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’

The third season of the ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ initiative was recently launched by the students of the College of Medicine and Medical Science in...

Combat Climate Change with AI

As we’ve seen in the past few days world-wide that the climate change is the biggest challenge facing the planet. It will need every...