November 30, 2015
UAE sharpshooter Ahmed Khalil stunned compatriot Omar Abdulrahman and China's Zheng Zhi on Sunday as he was named Asian player of the year at a glittering ceremony in India.
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Algeria and Ethiopia match part of the third round of qualifiers of the African Cup of Nations CAN-2017, will take place Friday, March 25, 2016 at Mustapha Tchaker stadium in Blida, the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) said.
The former football player was among 52 sporting legends who exclaimed 'Je suis Paris' in a powerful video message.
The two nations are embroiled in a political stand-off after a Russian jet was shot down by the Turkish military last week
November 29, 2015
Tunisia's Etoile Du Sahel beat South Africa's Orlando Pirates 1-0 in the second leg of the African Confederation Cup final in Sousse to triumph 2-1 on aggregate.
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes won the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to claim his third victory in succession and give world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton pause for thought going into 2016.
The striker enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2014-15, forming a deadly partnership with Alexandre Lacazette, and says he hopes to one day play for the Catalan giants
Three-time Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship champion and two-time Major winner Martin Kaymer has his 2016 New Year’s resolutions already marked on his card.
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November 28, 2015
Country right behind Lewis thanks to shared significance of the No. 44
Qatar Football Association (QFA) and Qatar Shell’s Koora Time initiative has been honoured as the best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Impact Initiative at the CSR Awards Qatar 2015, at a recent award ceremony in Doha.
South American football federations will back UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino to succeed embattled Sepp Blatter as the next FIFA president.
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday, ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton, but Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel suffered a disaster in Saturday's qualifying.
November 27, 2015
The 99-year-old, who was succeeded by Sepp Blatter, is said to be in a stable condition at the Hospital Samaritano in Rio de Janeiro after suffering from respiratory problems
World champion Lewis Hamilton on Friday topped the first free practice seassion for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.
The Real Madrid ace is accused of conspiracy to blackmail the Lyon playmaker, who feels he has had his trust betrayed
Visiting Pakistani football team officials have called for strong and long-lasting cooperation from the Pakistan community and the Bahraini authorities to keep the football game alive in KPK...
November 26, 2015
The Iranian handball team defeated Bahrain 35-30 on Tuesday in Rio Olympic Qualifiers in Doha, Qatar and advanced to the final match.
The President of International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, on Thursday said that extra effort must be taken to improve anti-doping programmes ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Qatar Football Association (QFA) will host the eighth Gulf festival for U-14 youngsters between January 28 and 30 with the participation of six national teams from Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Borussia Dortmund are to head to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates for a winter training camp early next year, the Bundesliga club said Thursday.
FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter has said that he deserves an honorable exit from the world's football governing body, insisting that he is `not a bad man`.
November 25, 2015
Qatar's inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) , 'Race of Qatar' starting at Lusail International Circuit Friday, will be unique as it will be the championship’s first night race and rally ace Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah will make his debut in the closing round of the world event.
Brazilian manager Marcos Paqueta said on Tuesday he is close to taking charge of Egyptian champions Zamalek following the sudden departure of Portuguese coach Jesualdo Ferreira.
Mubadala Community Cup gets underway this weekend at Meydan Tennis Academy in Dubai
Oman's top tennis player, Fatma al Nabhani, was knocked out of the US$10,000 Morocco Open ITF championship in the last-four stage in Casablanca recently.
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah said he is feeling good ahead of his debut in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), having tested his Campos Racing Team Chevrolet at the Losail International Circuit yesterday.
November 24, 2015
The ethics committee of world football governing body FIFA has recommended UEFA president Michel Platini be banned for life, a report said Tuesday.
The 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament’s, AWST, Organising Committee has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Etisalat, making the Telecoms Corporation the first Platinum Sponsor of the Sharjah 2016 Tournament.
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Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy has said that one of his goals for 2016 is to play in the Masters tournament which would consequently complete his Grand Slam's set of winning all four majors.
The words 'je suis Paris' will replace the sponsor on Paris Saint-Germain's shirts for the next two games after the recent attacks in the French capital
November 23, 2015
Yas Marina Circuit officials on Monday revealed some of the preparations involved to ensure that the venue is ready for the anticipated 60,000 sellout audience for the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix between Friday and Sunday.
Iran defeated Saudi Arabia in the 2015 Asian Qualification Tournament on Sunday and made its way to the semifinals.
The inaugural Oman Skating Championship will be held at the premises of the Oman Automobile Association (OAA) on November 28.
FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter has revealed that he feared he would die when he recently got hospitalized due to stress injury.
The France international has been tipped to replace Rafa Benitez but has explained why he is not looking to succeed the Spaniard this season
November 22, 2015
Zamalek Sports Club has issued a statement in response to Portuguese coach Manuel Gesualdo Ferreira’s decision to suddenly terminate his contract with the club on Saturday.
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Emirates and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) have elevated their partnership announcing Dubai-based airline as the Premier Partner of the ATP World Tour from 2016.
The Brazilian feels it is time for the Frenchman to take over at the Bernabeu and offered his congratulations to Barcelona following their Clasico win
Tunisia's Etoile Sahel struck late to snatch a 1-1 draw away to South Africa's Orlando Pirates in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup final on Saturday.
November 21, 2015
A moment of magic from Brazil’s Elkeson earned China’s Guangzhou Evergrande their second AFC Champions League title in three years on Saturday after a tense second leg of their final against UAE’s Al Ahli.
Belgium has raised its terror alert to the highest level with matches cancelled based on information regarding the risk of an attack similar to last week's tragedy in Paris
Rory McIlroy is on the verge of his third Race to Dubai title in four years after firing a 65 on day three of the DP World Tour Championship to sit just a stroke behind tournament leader Andy Sullivan at 15-under par.
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Three-year-old Haidar Moustafa tragically lost both parents in a recent attack in Lebanon and will now be paid a visit by the Real Madrid star
November 20, 2015
Egypt's Olympic team scored a 2-1 victory over Cameron in a friendly match.
UEFA president Michel Platini has appealed against his suspension by the ruling football body FIFA at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach on Friday suggested a complete overhaul of work done by the World Anti-Doping Agency and having the Court of Arbitration for Sport as the sole body to hand out sanctions.
The Frenchman has tipped Juan Iturbe and Iago Falque to step up in the absence of the former Chelsea winger, who injured his ankle in the derby against Lazio
November 19, 2015
Oman's ace tennis player, Fatma al Nabhani, began her campaign in the US$10,000 Morocco Open in Casablanca on an emphatic note.
Manuel Pelegrini had hoped the midfielder would be fit for the weekend's match with Liverpool, but that will not be the case
Morocco national team assistant coach Hafeedh Abdul Sadek has said Amavubi will pose the toughest challenge in their group at the 2016 Africa National Championship (CHAN) finals tournament slated for 16 January to February 7 in Rwanda.
The Japanese authorities promised on Wednesday to organize safe Olympic games in 2020, after the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.
The coach of Turkey's national football team, Fatih Terim, vehemently criticized the loud booing during the minute's silence before the start of the match with Greece on Tuesday night.
November 18, 2015
Louis van Gaal's side face competition from Inter after Barcelona dropped their interest
FIFA's appeals committee Wednesday rejected the appeals and confirmed provisional suspensions imposed last month by the world governing body's ethics committee.
In recent statements, Bahraini football players sought to absolve Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president and world football body FIFA...
Saudi Arabia striker Mohammad Al-Sahlawi scored five goals to lead his team to a 10-0 thumping of East Timor in their World Cup qualifier in Dili Tuesday.
Jordan lost its return game with Kyrgyzstan in Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup/2019 AFC Asian Cup joint-qualifiers.
November 17, 2015
Egypt strolled into the final round of the World Cup qualifiers with a 4-0 home win over a jaded Chad side which had just arrived in Alexandria in time for the game, with repeated flight delays back home leaving them with minimal preparation for the crucial match.
The two nations were due to play each other at the HDI Arena in Hannover on Tuesday evening, but the stadium was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious object
MD Greg Sproule says strong commitment to the community is key to event’s success
The $10 million Dubai World Cup, the richest horse race in the world, was awarded five-star ranking along with three other sporting events in the ‘Sports Events Ranking System’ initiated by Dubai Sports Council (DSC).