August 23, 2016
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Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab, who won the bronze medal at this month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has said he submitted an application for Qatari citizenship prior to the Games due to a lack of support for his sporting career in Egypt.
When Glasgow Celtic fans raised Palestinian flags during a match last week with an Israeli team, they were not only sending an infuriating message to the Israelis...
Egypt's assistant coach speaks about Ahmed Elmohamady's recent return to the Pharaohs
Jordanian community in Canada celebrated champion Ahmed Abu Ghaush, who won the gold medal in Taekwondo at the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio Brazil.
Supporters showed solidarity with the country during their Champions League play-off tie with Israeli side Hapoel Be’er Sheva last Wednesday, causing the club to be fined
August 22, 2016
My life hasn’t changed after winning the medal, he says
Taoufik Makhloufi is the only Algerian to make it to the Rio Olympic podium, and he did it twice.
A total of 2,102 medals in 28 sports were awarded during the 2016 Rio Games.
The Zayed Sports City has announced the opening of ZSC Academy, starting with coaching for tennis and ice skating, marking another addition to the complex’s growing portfolio of community programs and events.
The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are formally closed by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, who declares them "marvellous" Games.
August 21, 2016
Jordanians from across the board have expressed their joy for the first official Olympic medal, a win that further “united” the people in the love of the country.
Tunisian athlete Oussama Oueslati won the bronze medal of the RIO 2016 Olympics taekwondo tournament U80 kg category, after beating American Steven Lopez 14-5.
Taha Akgul won Turkey’s first gold at Rio after he defeated Komeil Ghasemi of Iran 3-1 in the 125-kg freestyle event.
Turkey's Selim Yasar bagged a silver medal after he was beaten by Russia's Abdulrashid Sadulaev in men's freestyle wrestling in Rio 2016 Olympics Saturday.
Makhloufi wins 1500m silver medal as USA's Matthew Centrowitz clinches gold.
August 20, 2016
Mohamed Salah shines on the first day of the Italian Serie A to help AS Roma to an impressive 4-0 victory at home to Udiense on Saturday
Zamalek’s skipper Mahmoud Abdel-Razek "Shikabala" has been suspended and reported for his recent celebration with the Ultras fan group, club chairman Mortada Mansour announced early Saturday.
A UEFA rule states that political, ideological and religious messages are unsuitable for sports events.
Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani won finals of Men's freestyle 74 kg over his Russian rival to add one more gold medal to Iran’s tally.
August 19, 2016
Jordan player Ahmad Abu Ghaush won gold in the Taekwondo -68kg event on Friday, the first Olympic medal for Jordan.
Egypt's Hedaya Malak won the bronze medal in the women's taekwondo -57kg event after beating Raheleh Asemani of Belgium by the golden kick early on Friday.
August 18, 2016
As a teenager Marial was forced to run for his life during Sudan's long civil war, was kidnapped twice and ended up in servitude
Fans of Celtic FC flew hundreds of Palestinian flags while cheering from the stands against Hapoel Beersheba in a Champions League match in Glasgow on Wednesday.
The 27-year-old Tunisian wrestler Marwa Amri won the bronze medal in under-58 kg women’s wrestling at the Rio Olympics.
Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez ended speculation about his future as he signed a new four-year contract with the club on Wednesday.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held an official signing ceremony to mark the exclusive multi-territory deal in the Middle East and North Africa with beIN Media Group agreed by the parties last year.
August 17, 2016
Fans of Scotland’s Celtic football team are planning to stage a protest against Israel when their team faces off with Hapoel Beersheba tonight in the Champions League.
Winners awarded cash and plots of land
Ahly's Dutch coach Martin Jol decided to end his contract with Egypt's leading sporting club after fans stormed the pitch during training on Tuesday evening and physically assaulted some players.
Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Rio Games determined to show the world that Muslim-American women could compete in elite sports.
Jordan boxer Hussein Ishaiash on Tuesday missed out on an historic semifinal spot at the Olympic Games after losing to French World Champion Tony Yoka, in Rio de Janeiro.
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar took silver in high jump with 2.36m
August 16, 2016
The Algeria international has been linked with the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea this summer and suggested he wants to stay in the Premier League
Joao Havelange, the former president of world football governing body FIFA, has died in hospital in Rio de Janeiro, a hospital spokeswoman told dpa.
Egyptian judoka Islam El Shehaby has been sent home from the Rio Olympics after refusing to shake the hand of Israeli Or Sasson following the end of their bout, the International Olympic Committee said on Monday.
Mohammed Rabii lost one of the welterweight semifinals to Shakhram Giyasov of Uzbekistan.
Kenya's David Rudisha claims back-to-back 800-metre Olympic gold with another commanding performance.
August 15, 2016
£50m for Riyad Mahrez? Gerry Taggart wouldn't hesitate to sell
The Ethics Committee of the International Olympic Committee has reprimanded Egyptian judo player Islam al-Shehaby for refusing to shake hands with his Israeli rival following a match last Friday.
After receiving abuse for wearing the hijab during her beach volleyball performance, Doaa Elghobashy has thanked her critics for 'making her famous'
Bahrain won the gold medal in the women's 3000m steeplechase after Ruth Jebet put on a stellar performance to cross the finish line in 8:59.75s, well ahead of the other runners.
Saeid Abdevali from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the category up to 75 kg at the Rio Olympics early Monday.
Oman's campaign at the 2016 Rio Olympics came to an end on a disappointing note when its shooter Hamed al Khatri finished a poor 43rd out of the 44 participants in the qualification round of the men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions on Sunday.
August 14, 2016
Bahrain has won a medal in the Olympic Games, currently held in Rio de Janeiro, Barzil (Rio 2016).
Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for former international football striker Hakan Sukur, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported Friday, amid a crackdown in the wake of last month's coup attempt.
Kariman Abuljadayel, 22 years old, is the first Saudi woman to compete in the Olympics 100 metres. Following Sarah Attar‘s footsteps...
Talita Baqlah has emulated the achievements of her younger brother by breaking a Jordan swimming record on Friday at the Olympic pool in Rio de Janeiro, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami wins the gold medal in the men’s 85-kg category at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games.
Abdullah Al-Rashidi had to settle for bronze in the Olympic men's skeet competition on Saturday, but for choice of outfit, he beat the field.
August 12, 2016
According to Christian Zimmerman, the Palestinian dressage rider competing at the Games, Palestinian Olympians “want to prove that we are an independent entity and that we...
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri was visibly agitated and curt in his response to questions on Arsenal's interest in Riyad Mahrez.
Egyptian judo player Islam El-Shehaby lost by a decisive ippon throw to Or Sasson of Israel in the first round of men's over-100kg event on Friday.
August 11, 2016
Ines Boubakri won Tunisia's first women's Olympic fencing medal on Wednesday.
Iraq and South Africa ended their campaigns at the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016 after drawing 1-1 in their final Group A match on Wednesday evening.
Algeria and Portugal played out an entertaining 1-1 draw in Belo Horizonte, which saw the European side claim top spot in Group D at the Men's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016.
Weightlifter Mohamed Ihab wins the bronze medal of the 77 kg after lifting a total of 361 kg.
Egypt's Weightlifter Sara Samir wins the bronze medal of the 69 Kg Women after lifting a total of 255 kg.
August 10, 2016
Kuwaiti shooter Fehaid Al-Deehani won the gold medal Wednesday in the men's double trap competition of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janero, Brazil, by defeating Italy's Marco Innocenti in the final match.
Egyptian beach volleyball player wearing hijab met with local criticism for ’not fitting’ in Rio Olympics
Before starting any Olympic match, most players are usually thinking about how to beat their opponents in order to make their mark in...
The Foxes' star player has been linked with a move to Arsenal and Chelsea throughout the transfer window but the coach insists he will not be leaving the King Power Stadium