@Wpromoter FIFA: Malaysia forfeit World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia http://es.pn/1LarMOq #soccer #football
October 6, 2015
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has replaced Iranian referee Alireza Faghani with Bahraini’s Nawaf Shukralla...
The contributor-driven soccer media platform will launch an American Sports brand, targeting the US consumer arena with offices in New York.
Iranian woman shooter Elaheh Ahmadi says that he is going to win a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics Games.
Samir Nasri claims he would not play for France again even if his father was the national team manager, while he wants an MLS move.
FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong Joon said Tuesday he could be given a 19-year ban from football by the world governing body's ethics committee and ruled out as a potential replacement for current president Joseph Blatter.
October 5, 2015
UAE’s Ministry of Interior has completed its preparations to participate in organizing the Abu Dhabi Cycling World Tour, will achieve a significant qualitative leap for the future of the sports industry in the region.
Prosecutors on Monday called for football match-fixing charges against Fenerbahce President Aziz Yildirim to be dropped.
A fire erupted on Monday at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, which is undergoing construction work in preparation for it to host the 2018 World Cup final.
Oman coach Paul Le Guen has named a 23-member squad for the forthcoming FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier against Iran, which will be played at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on October 8.
The Arab Rugby Federation, ARF, has officially been formed following an extraordinary general meeting held in Dubai on October 1st.
October 4, 2015
Hector Cuper has praised Zamalek's 'spirit' despite their aggregate defeat
The FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine, under the chairmanship of South African Tokyo Sexwale and comprising representatives from the Israel Football Association...
Bahrain will be sending more than 170 of its finest athletes for the Second GCC Games, due to take place from October 15 to 26 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
A therapeutic program of weight-bearing exercise reduces pain and improves joint function, at least for two to six months, for people with osteoarthritis, according to a review of previous trials.
Palestine is a headache Saudi King Salman doesn’t need as he confronts rare demands from members of his ruling family that he and his son be removed from power...
October 3, 2015
China won the 28th FIBA men's Asia Championship Saturday after defeating Philippines 78-67 in the tourney's final match.
FIFA sponsor adidas called Saturday for "fundamental changes" to football's governing body but in contrast to other major sponsors is not urging its president Joseph Blatter to step down.
Sepp Blatter has decided not to relinquish his position as FIFA president despite its sponsors' mounting calls for the embattled chief's resignation, his US lawyer has confirmed.
Holder Iran lost to host China 70-57 in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship semis in Changsha on Friday.
October 2, 2015
Her Majesty Queen Rania has stressed the importance of hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which she described as “a historic, national achievement and source of pride for all Jordanians”.
Two of Fifa's longest-serving sponsors have called for the 79-year-old to step down after the Swiss authorities opened criminal proceedings against him
The loan recruits from Manchester City and Chelsea have now completed full transfers, while Iago Falque also made his deal permanent
Lebanon bowed out of the Asian Championship Thursday after losing at the hands of the Philippines 82-70 in the quarterfinals. The Cedars.
October 1, 2015
Dubai will host the world’s first 24-hour tennis marathon in November with different teams representing companies from the UAE, comprising local and international players, will compete in the day-night-day event.
Iranian football player Hadi Norouzi has lost his life after suffering a heart attack, in what has been described as the second tragedy to strike the Islamic Republic’s soccer in nearly a month.
Following a request from the Oman Football Association (OFA), the FIFA has accepted to switch the forthcoming 2018 World Cup qualifier against India from the Seeb Sports Stadium to the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex (SQSC).
Hoping for a return to the semifinals for the first time since 2009, Lebanon Thursday face 2013 runners-up Philippines in the quarterfinal stage of the FIBA ASIA Championship.
The Frenchman has become embroiled in the Fifa corruption probe due to a payment he received from Sepp Blatter in 2011 for work carried out more than a decade ago
September 30, 2015
The Dubai Cricket Council (DCC) has launched their first-ever women’s cricket league to be held from mid October. The decision is a shot in the arm for women’s cricket in the region, especially in the light of UAE women’s team having recently emerged as champions in the GCC tournament held in Oman.
Former Real Madrid defender Michel Salgado said it was his dream to discover the next Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo in the UAE at the launch of the Du Football Champions tournament at the Address Hotel, Downtown Dubai on Tuesday.
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star greeted fans at the opening of a new store in the United Arab Emirates city
Amir Saoud netted 20 points and Ali Haidar added 15 as Lebanon edged past Jordan 80-76 to reach the quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia Championship where they will face the Philippines, who are led by former Cedars coach Tab Baldwin.
The Club donated a euro for the sale of every ticket for the Champions League match yesterday at the Camp Nou against Bayer Leverkusen.
September 29, 2015
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been banned from all football-related activity for life after being found guilty of committing 'various acts of misconduct' in his positions as a football official.
@FIBA: Lebanon advance to #FIBAAsia2015 QFs! Jordan will play Classification games #LIBJOR boxscore http://bit.ly/FIBAlibjor
The sixth match of Iran’s national basketball team in Group E of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship ended with a triumph over Palestine, 94-48.
Four football fans were on Monday charged for rioting during the abandoned World Cup 2018 qualifying match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia earlier in the month, a police statement said.
Former Brazil international Zico has called for "immediate clarification" from FIFA's ethics committee on the world governing body's president, Joseph Blatter, and UEFA president Michel Platini.
Al Ahli have promised to go into their crucial away semi-final leg of the AFC Champions League against Al Hilal in Riyadh in a positive frame of mind on Tuesday.
September 28, 2015
FIFA president Joseph Blatter has told staff at world football's governing body he has done nothing wrong and does not intend to resign, his lawyer said Monday.
The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee decided Monday to recommend baseball-softball, karate, surfing, sport climbing and skateboarding be added to the 2020 Games.
Fatma al Nabhani, Oman's top tennis player, collected her fifth ITF trophy of the year on Saturday when she took the singles crown at the US$10,000 ITF Pro Circuit Phoenix Live tournament in Hyderabad, India on Saturday.
The former Newcastle midfielder believes he can make a return to Les Blues squad after a promising start to the Ligue 1 season
Fourteen-time major champion Rafael Nadal will return alongside Milos Raonic for the eighth edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC), scheduled from December 31, 2015 to January 2 in New Year at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City.
September 27, 2015
Iranian women’s national futsal team won the title in the 2015 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Futsal Championship in Malaysia after defeating Japan 1-0 in the final.
FIFA president Joseph Blatter and European supremo Michel Platini are under investigation by the ruling body's ethics committee over a payment from 2011 revealed in a Swiss criminal investigation, dpa learnt on Sunday.
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has reasserted his Formula One supremacy as he comfortably won the Japanese Grand Prix to secure his eighth victory of the season on Sunday.
Oman coach Paul Le Guen believes the Red Warriors will be the underdogs when they host fancied Iran in a Group D qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on October 8. The match kicks off at 6.30pm.
Oman's top tennis player, Fatma al Nabhani, has stormed into the top 400 in the world rankings, following a string of singles title victories in various overseas tournaments over the past few months.
September 26, 2015
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says he has every confidence in UEFA president Michel Platini who has been questioned as a witness in a payment made to him by FIFA president Joseph Blatter.
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis maintained their impressive run as they clinched their sixth women's doubles title of the year by winning the Guangzhou Open on Saturday.
17-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer has been named as the top-earning tennis player for the ninth time in a row, according to business magazine Forbes.
The man who lost out to Sepp Blatter in the world governing body's presidential election has again demanded a change of leadership
September 25, 2015
Aside from the occasional change of an underlying engine, the updates often seem cosmetic — new faces on the teams, the latest sponsorship on team jerseys — or incremental additions or tweaks to game play.
Kuwait's National Basketball team lost its second match in the 28th FIBA Asia Championship against Palestine 69-90 on Thursday.
The president of the world football governing body has been interrogated, had his house searched and office equipment seized by Swiss authorities
World football's governing body confirmed on Friday that the tournament in Qatar will take place in will last for 28 days
September 24, 2015
Lebanon hit the ground running at the FIBA Asia Championship with a precious victory against 2013 semifinalists Chinese Taipei 94-89 in their Group D opener Wednesday.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge backs UEFA president Michel Platini to head football's world governing body FIFA.
The Samoa national rugby team paid a surprise visit to Springboks great Joost Van Der Westhuizen.
Third-ranked Gilas Pilipinas suffered an ego-deflating defeat at the hands of 12th-ranked Palestine, 73-75, Wednesday on the opening day of the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship at the Changsha Social Work College’s Gymnasium in Changsa, China.
September 23, 2015
HE'S DONE IT AGAIN!!! SALAH MAKES IT 1-1!!! @22mosalah #SampRoma
The three-time World Cup winner and global football icon is keen for the football organisation's president to set the record straight
Kuwait national basketball team lost its first match against Hong Kong 50-87 on Wednesday in the 28th FIBA Asia Championship, currently being held in the Chinese city of Changsha from 23 September-3 October.