KT Sports Editor Xavier dies at 54
KUWAIT: Francis Xavier Moraes (54), Kuwait Times Sports Editor, passed away yesterday following a brief illness. Xavier, who worked with Kuwait Times for more than 30 years, is survived by his wife Maria Rita Moraes. Xavier, an Indian national, commenced his career in Kuwait Times in 1983. He became the sports editor subsequently in 1992 after the newspaper reopened following the Liberation. Xavier has covered several major sports events in his career, including traveling to several important sporting events in the region and internationally. His body will be flown to his hometown Mumbai once the formalities are completed.