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Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016. The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10.
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The Denver Broncos stifled the high-scoring Carolina offense and capitalized on critical fumbles by Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to win 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night.

February 7, 2016

Source: Qatar News Agency
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Qatar Airways Group employees, alongside their family members, are getting ready to celebrate this year’s Qatar National Sports Day at Al-Sadd Sports Club on Tuesday.
Marcel Kittel (source: Gulf News)
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Germany's Marcel Kittel won the Tour of Dubai on Saturday after he outsprinted his rivals, claiming victory in the final fourth stage of the race.
Source: Arab News
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The Saudi Badminton Committee (SBC), affiliated to the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, will be organizing a mega event here in cooperation with Evenlode Badminton Club (EBC), Dammam.
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The athletics competitions of the Arab Women Sports Tournament 2016 (AWST) ended here Friday, while team events basketball, table tennis and volleyball are in progress.
Nada Al Naqbi
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Nada Al Naqbi, Manager of the Women Sports Department at Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, has been selected as a member of the Executive Committee and Head of the Women's Committee at the Arab Basketball Union.

February 6, 2016

The BOC has already activated its bilateral cooperation with the sports media committee before this agreement when the latter was given the green light to choose the media delegation for the second GCC Games hosted by Dammam, in Saudi Arabia in October, 2015.
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The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) has signed an agreement with the Bahrain Journalists Association’s (BJA) Sport Media Committeein an attempt to strengthen the principle of community partnership in the kingdom.
Iran left London with a total of 12 medals (4 gold, 5 silver, and 3 bronze)
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Mahmoud Goudarzi, Iran's minister of sport and youth, is optimistic of winning eight medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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The winger reached double figures for goals and assists in the Premier League this season - and only one player was quicker to the milestone in Europe...
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Goals from the German defender and Riyad Mahrez saw Claudio Ranieri's side send out a title message to their rivals with an emphatic victory at the Etihad Stadium

February 5, 2016

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The first ever "Female Sports Media Forum" took place at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah last Wednesday, held on the sidelines of the third Arab Women Sports Tournament 2016 (AWST), and focused on the challenges faced by women in media.
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Brazil's sports minister says the possibility of canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the outbreak of the Zika virus "is not in discussion,"according to AP.
Source: @AWSTShj
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The Women Arab Sports Tournament (AWST), being hosted by Sharjah from February 2 -12th, saw more victory for the UAE in volleyball on its third day with Al Wasl wining against Lebanon's Al Qalmoun 3-0, while Jordan's Olympic won against Palestine's Ebdaa 3-0.
Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa
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The African football confederation CAF will back Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain for the presidential

February 4, 2016

Ibtihaj Muhammad
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@espnW: @IbtihajMuhammad set to become first American to compete in Olympics in a hijab.
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Parliament members from Port Said have voiced their objection to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's call for dialogue with the Ultras football fan groups.
Palestine football team
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Belgium maintained first place and Hungary rose to a best ever 19th in the latest football world rankings issued Thursday by the ruling body FIFA, with most changes coming in the lower regions.
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The volleyball team of Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, came first in the volleyball competition in the 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament, AWST, hosted by Sharjah from February 2nd...
Seven-time champion Roger Federer is a hugely popular player with fans at the Dubai Championship
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Dubai Duty Free wishes Swiss ace a speedy recovery after he is ruled out following knee surgery
Al Ahly fans who had traveled from across Egypt to watch the game up close, left the city 74 fans short
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The Ultras Ahlawy fan group reiterated demands for retribution this week, four years after a football stadium turned into a crime scene and over 70 people were killed in the Egyptian city of Port Said in February 2012.

February 3, 2016

Source: @Sharjahnews
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H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah, opened the 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament yesterday evening at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club.
UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino takes part in a press conference at Wembley stadium in London on February 1, 2016. A stellar cast of football figures including Jose Mourinho and Luis Figo appeared in support of Gianni Infantino's FIFA presidential bid at an event at London's Wembley Stadium.
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The football federations of 2018 World Cup hosts Russia, Denmark and Moldova were the latest on Wednesday to announce their support of Gianni Infantino in his bid for the presidency of the world governing body FIFA.
The tournament was launched by the SLC in 2012 with the participation of only 12 countries
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A seven-member team has been picked by the Oman Athletics Association (OAA) to take part in the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), which began in Sharjah, UAE on Tuesday.
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President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi called upon 10 members of the Al-Ahly Sporting Club Ultras Ahlawy (UA) to intervene among disgruntled members of the fan base to urge them to observe judicial proceedings in the Port Said stadium riots.
Roma's midfielder from Egypt Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring during the Serie A football match between Sassuolo and AS Roma at "Mapei Stadium" in Reggio Emilia on February 2, 2016 . AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE
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Egypt winger Mohamed Salah ended a seven-match goal drought in the Italian Serie A to set AS Roma on their way to a 2-0 victory over Sassuolo on Tuesday.

February 2, 2016

Source: Marca
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Former Gouna player Amro Tarek becomes the first ever Egyptian player to join the Major League Soccer in the USA
Held under the slogan, "It’s Your Turn", the forum is the first of its kind in the Arab world specifically for female sports journalists
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The first ever Female Sports Journalist Forum is taking place at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre during the third Arab Women Sports Tournament, AWST 2016, being hosted in Sharjah from February 2nd to 12th.
Theo Zwanziger
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Former German football federation (DFB) chief Theo Zwanziger can for now continue calling 2022 World Cup hosts Qatar "the cancerous growth on world football," a Dusseldorf court said Tuesday in a preliminary ruling.
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HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth and Sports (SCYS), President of Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA)...
My main task will be to bring football back to FIFA and FIFA back to football, says Infantino
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Gianni Infantino unveiled a plan of action on Monday for his first 90 days if he's elected FIFA president.

February 1, 2016

Schreiber said a clear picture of which disciplines would need to change to accommodate the IOC's wish would emerge after the Rio Games
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By the 2020 Olympics (in Tokyo), women shooters will be seen competing against men. The previous instance was during the 1992 Barcelona Games...
Australian Open winners look to keep up form in Dubai
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Djokovic looks forward to shopping not just at Dubai’s malls, but for another Duty Free title too
Afghan boy in Messi bag shirt excited about meeting Barcelona's football star
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@AJEnglish: Afghan boy in Messi bag shirt excited about meeting Barcelona's football star
Source: Qatar News Agency
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Doha has won its bid to host the 2023 FINA World Championships and FINA World Masters Championships. Following final presentations in Budapest...
Zidane delighted with Ronaldo's contribution
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The forward has been criticised for his performances this season, but his coach praised him for responding on the pitch
The four UAE clubs that will participate have a strong chance to win titles and awards
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The UAE is taking part through four clubs in the 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament, Sharjah 2016 (AWST), which will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, the wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairman of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, in Sharjah from February 2nd to 12th.

January 31, 2016

Source: misrjournal
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Players from Egypt’s national handball team will each receive awards worth LE20,000 after winning the 22nd African Cup Saturday, Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz has said.
The tournament takes place between February 2-12 in Sharjah under the slogan, "Your World, Your Court, Together Victorious".
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H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs...
The stadium will be built over an area of 515,400 square metres
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"The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has appointed Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) as the design consultant for the 2022 FIFA World Cup's eighth proposed host venue, which will be located in Al Thumama."
Ales Opatrny rides Acovaro to win the Emirates Airline Dubai Grand Prix FEI World Cup Qualifier during the Dubai Show Jumping Championship 2016 at Dubai Equestrain Center. (source: Atiq ur Rehman/Gulf News)
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Ales Opatrny became the first rider from the Czech Republic to win the Emirates Airline Dubai Grand Prix FEI World Cup Qualifier as he guided Acovaro to upstage a strong field of 28 competitors on the closing day of competition.
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Hosts Egypt secured a hard-fought 21-19 win over North African rivals Tunisia on Saturday to win the African Nations Cup and qualify for the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

January 30, 2016

Arda Turan’s presence in the Barcelona squad has consolidated the interest in the team in the country
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World famous Spanish football club Barcelona announced that they launched an official Turkish Twitter account, "@fcbarcelona_tr" on Friday.
The Spanish club are close to signing a renewed 10-year deal with Adidas which will be worth €140m per season
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The Spanish club are close to signing a renewed 10-year deal with Adidas which will be worth €140m per season
Pair have won 11 out of the last 13 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship titles underlining their dominance
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Pair have won 11 out of the last 13 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship titles underlining their dominance
The hearing comes 10 days before FIFA holds an extraordinary congress in Zurich to elect a successor as president to Blatter.
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Joseph Blatter's appeal against an eight-year football ban will be heard by FIFA's appeal committee on February 16, football's governing body confirmed Friday.

January 28, 2016

Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim al Khalifa
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The Bahraini contender for FIFA presidency, Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim al Khalifa, who is the current Chairman of Asia Football Confederation (AFC)...
Morteza Pouraliganji
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Iranian international defender Morteza Pouraliganji has officially joined Qatari side Al Sadd on a four-month deal on Wednesday.
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Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Wife of the Ruler...
FC Barcelona team
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Reports come as Bayern Munich signs sponsorship deal with Hamad International Airport - which is managed by Qatar Airways
Source: Qatar News Agency
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Five players from French club Paris Saint-Germain have been given starring roles in a recently recorded promotional video that shines a spotlight on the unique care and...

January 27, 2016

Source: Qatar News Agency
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Hamad International Airport-Qatar (HIA-Qatar) today announced that it will be the official platinum sponsor of the legendary German football club, FC Bayern Munich...
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International tennis governing bodies are launching an independent review of the sport's anti-corruption unit following recent allegations of match-fixing, officials said Wednesday.
Players and officials at the annual awards ceremony organised by the Oman Tennis Association on Monday (source:
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Oman's No 1 player Fatma al Nabhani was the cynosure of all eyes at the annual awards ceremony of the Oman Tennis Association (OTA) that was organized on Monday.
Source: @arsenal
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Elneny thanked all of his coaches, fellow players, his parents and his God for the success he has had in his career
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein
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FIFA on Tuesday formally announced that His Royal Highness Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein will run for the presidency of the world's football governing body, the French Press Agency AFP reported.

January 26, 2016

El Shaarawy
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@GazzettaWorld Roma make El Shaarawy signing official
Warner did not want to disclose the names of officials who had spoken him about rumours of brown envelopes containing cash being handed out before the vote for 2017
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Doha's bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships are examined by the ethics committee of the ruling body IAAF, British federation chief Ed Warner said on Tuesday.
Zinedine Zidane
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The 65-year-old believes his former player has what it takes to be a hit at the Bernabeu because he has the knowledge and skills - and because he has already worked with the squad
Zwanziger had rejected earlier attempts by Qatar to submit a cease and desist declaration
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A German court will next week hear a case in which the Qatar football federation is suing former German federation (DFB) president and ex-FIFA executive Theo Zwanziger for referring to the 2022 World Cup hosts as the "cancerous growth on world football."
More than 56,000 bars and restaurants throughout Brazil have been sent a catalog of measures that can be used to fight the Aedes mosquito
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Authorities in Brazil say they have launched a campaign to protect athletes and visitors from the Zika virus during the summer Olympics.
Source: Gulf News
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Athletes will do the Olympic triathlon distance on the Corniche which features a 1500m swim, 40km bike and a 10km run.

January 25, 2016

Riyad Mahrez
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Football players and members of the media voted Leicester City star as the nation's best player, as he narrowly beat Yacine Brahimi to the award
Rickie Fowler of the United States celebrates with his trophy after winning in the final of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on January 24, 2016. Fowler opened up a two-shot lead following a 65 in his third round that was eventually completed in the morning, and then shot a three-under par 69 for a 16-under par total.
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American insists he can challenge Spieth and McIlroy after one-shot victory
Nada Al Naqbi
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Nada Al Naqbi, Deputy Head of the Supreme Organising Committee for the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST)...
Source: Saudi Gazette
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Some 700 participants with various disabilities from 20 specialized centers in Jeddah and Makkah will join the annual...
Adidas seeks more information from IAAF over reforms
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Adidas is in "close contact" with the international athletics federation IAAF amid a BBC report it is ending a sponsorship deal with track and field's governing body four years early.