Sheikh Salim al Wahaibi, a former Oman Football Association (OFA) vice-chairman, announced on Monday that he will contest for the post of president at the next OFA election scheduled in September for the 2016-2020 term.
May 2, 2016
The Foxes, a pre-season favourite for relegation, have achieved one of the most unlikely feats in English football history with their first ever top-flight title
Arsene Wenger is eager to strengthen his options at the back ahead of the 2016-17 season and has identified the former Roma man as an ideal addition to his defensive line
Kuwaiti futsal coach Hamad Al-Othman won the "best coach award" in Qatar's Futsal League, for the 2015-16 season, after receiving the highest votes for the prize on Sunday.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir leads the list of 88 match officials to be used in the football tournaments of the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
No official confirmation has come from either side though local media reports suggest that Zamalek may have already agreed to sell Omar Gaber to FC Basel
May 1, 2016
Iran’s weightlifting national squad has snatched 10 medals in Asian Weightlifting Championships to stand only next to China the champions.
Oman’s ace goalkeeper Ali al Habsi’s excellent season with Reading, the English Championship club, was rewarded when he was named the club’s Player of the Season for 2015-16 on Saturday.
The 29-year-old defender has been linked with a summer move to Juventus and says he has not ruled out the possibility of leaving Allianz Arena at the end of the season
After losing the first two sets, El Sherbini came back and dominated the rest of the match, becoming the youngest and first ever Egyptian to win the title
The Wales international scored a superb late header to give his side a vital 1-0 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday, and the Frenchman has backed him to emulate his team-mate
April 30, 2016
Egypt’s Mohamed El-Shorbagy will compete against France’s Gregory Gaultier in the 2016 El-Gouna International Squash Open final on Friday.
Zamalek management have rejected a formal offer from a marketing company to organise a friendly between the Whites and Spain la Liga outfit Villarreal in May, saying the opponent is "too minor" for them, Al-Ahram Sports Arabic website reported on Friday.
Al Ahli were on Friday celebrating their seventh Arabian Gulf League and second in three years after last season’s winners Al Ain suffered a shock loss to Fujairah on Thursday evening.
The PFA Player of the Year has revealed he went on trial with the Scottish club but struggled to adapt to the snowy conditions, and subsequently made his escape
April 29, 2016
Citing the Coptic Orthodox Easter celebrations as a major reason, security refused to stage the Cairo giants' Egypt Cup ties this weekend
The Frenchman has confirmed the star duo, who are both struggling with hamstring injuries, are doubts to face Manuel Pellegrini's side next week but insists he is staying calm
There's not much that hasn't been written about Muhammad Ali.
UEFA president Michel Platini on Friday started his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against a six-year ban from football, with a verdict reportedly set for next week.
April 28, 2016
If you are the type of person who wants to shed those extra kilos, but gets tired just thinking about the workout, boy, does science have good news for you: You can be fit in just 60 seconds!
Arsene Wenger is ready to let the England international attacker leave this summer, but the PFA Player of the Year has been valued at £25 million by the Foxes
The ongoing Egyptian Premier League season will finish on 9 July, while the new season will start on 25 August
The national football associations of the six GCC nations, along with Iraq and Yemen, have agreed to hold the much-awaited 23rd Gulf Cup in Kuwait from December...
Women's rights With Saudi Arabia announcing plans for a major restructuring of the kingdom’s economy and Iran gearing up to become a regional hegemon...
April 27, 2016
BeIN has signed a long-term deal to exclusively broadcast Wimbledon in the MENA region. With this landmark deal, beIN has become the first ever and only broadcaster globally to have rights to all four prestigious Grand Slam tournaments.
The last time the two teams played AS Roma beat Ahly 0-3 in Cairo
Qatari officials said Tuesday they hoped to send a record number of female athletes to the Rio games as they unveiled the country’s largest ever Olympic squad.
Michel Platini expects Sepp Blatter to attend as a witness in his appeal against a six-year FIFA ban at the Court of Arbitration for Sport Friday.
If they had a home, refugees would belong to the world’s 24th most populous nation, just behind Italy. On Tuesday, there were honored as members of the Olympic family.
April 26, 2016
FIFA is threatening to suspend the EFA over 'interference' by domestic courts
Six Egyptian players—Fares Dessouki, Ali Farag, Omar Abdel Meguid, Tarek Momen, Karim Abdel Gawad, and Marwan El-Shorbagy—will go on to the tournament’s second round.
@ahdaafme: Official: Bert Van Marwijk signs contract extension with @SaudiNT after #WCQ2018 success.
Joint List MK Ahmad Tibi entered the fray and condemned a Maccabi Tel Aviv player who made a provocative statement questioning Arab spectators’ loyalty to the state.
Riyad Mahrez, PFA's Player of the Year, has scored 17 goals and tallied six assists in the Premier League this season.
The Real Madrid Foundation and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA, are continuing their project, ‘Social Sports Schools in the occupied Palestinian territory (Gaza and West Bank)’.
April 25, 2016
Ahly hope on loan forward Trezeguet, who is playing in Europe, returns to take Sobhi's space next season
Iranian female rower has finished runner-up at 2016 FISA Asia & Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta (FAOQR) in South Korea.
In an exclusive interview with (Al Raya) Qatari newspaper issued Monday, Pesce said that raising all issues with the utmost freedom and transparency in the Asia Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights which was hosted by Doha over two days, reflects the transparency and openness of the Qatari authorities on all issues related to the organization of the World Cup.
One of the most dominating football clubs in Oman since the early seventies, Fanja once again re-established its superiority on Sunday night when it clinched the Omantel Professional League (OPL) title for the ninth time.
The Algeria international has scooped the prestigious award after a phenomenal season that has seen him score 17 times, with 11 assists, to help Leicester to the top of the table
April 24, 2016
It was another fine contribution from the Algeria international, but he concedes luck was on his side in scoring the Foxes' opener versus the Swans in their 4-0 victory
Rayo Vallecano took a two goal lead over Los Blancos on Saturday but the Welshman netted two to help his side recover and take three points, much to the coach's delight
The first GCC Sports Medicine Conference, which is co-organised by Aspetar and the GCC Health Ministers' Council, kicked off on Saturday.
Egyptian giants Ahly are set to play Italy's AS Roma in a friendly game in May, local reports said.
Iran Wrestling Federation has handed in the proposal to host the Wrestling World Cups in the year 2017 to the United World Wrestling (UWW).
April 23, 2016
Milan and other European clubs are following Ahly's youngster according to Italian reports
The Frenchman has revealed it is too early to know whether the 28-year-old striker will miss the trip to the Etihad next week after limping off injured against Rayo Vallecano
World football body FIFA’s creation of a watchdog to monitor the living and working conditions of migrant labour employed in World Cup 2022-related construction sites is the second time in a month that Qatar has been warned that it needs to demonstrate sincerity in its reform of the Gulf state’s controversial labour system.
On Tuesday (April 26), Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein will carry the Olympic flame in Athens as part of the torch relay ahead of the 2016 Rio games.
April 22, 2016
FIFA President Gianni Infantino insisted on Friday that the 2022 World Cup would be hosted by Qatar as planned.
The Olympic Games have yet to really fire the imagination in Rio de Janeiro as the host city faces a number of challenges in a country mired in political and economic crises. On Wednesday there are 100 days to go.
The Real Madrid coach says the Portuguese coach will miss Saturday's game against Rayo Vallecano and wants him to be careful ahead of Tuesday's Champions League encounter
Former FIFA president Joseph Blatter and Franz Beckenbauer have agreed not to communicate in the affair over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup in Germany, Blatter has told dpa in an interview.
April 21, 2016
Ever since the departure of legends like Patrick Vieria, Emmanuel Petit and Gilberto Silva, Arsenal have severely lacked a real physical...
Former FIFA president Joseph Blatter said Thursday he no was no longer suffering as a result of the corruption scandals which led to his six-year ban from football.
The Euro 2000 winner says that there is a good deal of expectation on the forward but believes he can produce the goods after a fine season
The two featured races of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, to be run on Friday, April 22nd...
The Ghala Open Championship, an event of the MENA Golf Tour, has received a shot in the arm, with the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) giving a green signal to award world-ranking status to the MENA Golf Tour.
April 20, 2016
Ahead of the 2016 El Gouna International Squash Open, to be held on Thursday 21 April, Daily News Egypt interviewed Omar Mosaad, who is ranked fourth internationally.
The Egypt midfielder joined the Gunners from Basel in January and has started each of the last five league matches and he is pleased with the way he has settled in England
The Gunners boss has refused to be drawn on stories linking them with the Algeria international, who has starred in Leicester City's unlikely Premier League title bid
Video replays could be used at the 2018 World Cup, new FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Tuesday.
France plans to extend the state of emergency in place since November's attacks on Paris for a further two months to ensure security at the Euro 2016 football tournament, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Wednesday.
April 19, 2016
Real Madrid are closing in on their city and Clasico rivals, but the Blancos boss warned his side have achieved nothing in La Liga yet
Why did David Beckham play in Kuwait All-Star game banned by FIFA?
The 28-year-old guard led Bandar Imam to the Iranian league title last week and has also played in Italy and Germany in the past.
The need for a protocol on good governance in sports organisations and lesser reliance on government support were the key recommendations made at the fourth Oman Sports Conference (OSC) that was held at Grand Hyatt on Monday.
A court in Germany on Tuesday rejected a claim for slander by the Qatar Football Association (QFA) against former German football federation president Theo Zwanziger.