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January 22, 2017

Sherif Ekramy
19:23 GMT
Egypt manager Hector Cuper apologized to stand-in goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy over what he described as a "misunderstanding" after the team's goalkeeping coach said Ekramy was not injured.
Tommy Fleetwood of England poses with the winner's trophy during the final day of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on January 22, 2017.
KARIM SAHIB / AFP
17:42 GMT
Fleetwood saw off Dustin Johnson to clinch the HSBC Championship
The Bahrain Olympic Committee logo
16:23 GMT
The first of its kind sport arbitration centre to solve sports disputes in the GCC will be launched soon in Bahrain, the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) announced yesterday.
The duo were out of sorts in the win over Malaga but the Frenchman says he has no worries over their current lack of goals
15:35 GMT
The duo were out of sorts in the win over Malaga but the Frenchman says he has no worries over their current lack of goals
Salim al Wahaibi (Photo: @OmanFA)
14:39 GMT
Sheikh Salim al Wahaibi, the president of the Oman Football Association (OFA) has been nominated into the FIFA standing committees on Thursday.

January 21, 2017

Egypt's squad (back L-R) defender Ahmed Fathi, midfielder Mahmoud Hassan, forward Marwan Mohsen, defender Ali Gabr, defender Ahmed Hegazy, midfielder Ramadan Sobhi, (L-R) forward Mohamed Salah, midfielder Mohamed Elneny, goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary, midfielder Tarek Hamed and defender Mohamed Abdel-Shafy pose for a group picture ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Egypt and Uganda in Port-Gentil on January 21, 2017.
Justin TALLIS / AFP
21:10 GMT
Substitute Abdallah El-Said scored just before the end to hand Egypt their first three points at the African Cup of Nations in Gabon after they scraped a 1-0 victory over Uganda despite looking largely toothless on Saturday.
Khalifa International Stadium
18:18 GMT
A British worker has died at the 2022 World Cup’s Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, where health and safety breaches have come under intense scrutiny.
Morocco coach Herve Renard
17:43 GMT
Morocco coach Herve Renard said set pieces turned Friday's African Cup of Nations clash against Togo into his side's favour after they came from behind to record their first win in Gabon.
Karim Abdel Gawad (Photo: psaworldtour)
17:30 GMT
France's Camille Serme, ranked fourth internationally, won the women's final, while Egypt's Karim Abdel Gawad won the men's final.

January 20, 2017

Morocco's players celebrate their third goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group C football match between Morocco and Togo in Oyem on January 20, 2017.
ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP
23:18 GMT
Reigning champions Ivory Coast twice came from a goal down in gaining a 2-2 draw against Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations while Morocco beat Togo 3-1 to add drama to Group C.
Malek Jaziri
22:59 GMT
Tunisia's Malek Jaziri (world No 56) Friday conceded defeat to German Mischa Zverev (world No 50) 3 sets to 1 (6-1, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0) at the third round of the Australian Open.
Mohamed Bin Hammam
22:55 GMT
Najeeb Chirakal of India, a former aide to disgraced ex-top official Mohamed bin Hammam, has been banned for life over bribery accusations by the ethics committee of football's ruling body, FIFA said on Friday.
Phpto: dailynewsegypt.com
22:51 GMT
The Egyptian Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs participated in the sports management course organised by the German University of Leipzig. The ministry sent two of its members, Mohamed Fawzy and Amr Hashim, to attend the course.

January 19, 2017

Karim Abdel Gawad
21:36 GMT
Karim Abdel Gawad was the only Egyptian who qualified for the men’s final match at the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, after he defeated England’s James Willstrop in the semifinals by 3-0 (11-6/11-8/11-6).
Tunisia's midfielder Youssef Msakni (L) gives a thumbs-up next to Algeria's defender Aissa Mandi at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group B football match between Algeria and Tunisia in Franceville on January 19, 2017.
KHALED DESOUKI / AFP
21:08 GMT
Two defensive howlers left Algeria on the brink of elimination from the African Nations Cup as they lost 2-1 to neighbours Tunisia on Thursday in their second Group B match in Gabon.
Malek Jaziri
16:55 GMT
Tunisian tennis player Malek Jaziri (world’s 56th) qualified for the third round of Australian Open after defeating Kazakh Alexander Bublik (world’s 207th) 6-2, 6-3, 7-5 at the second round played on Wednesday.
Sherif Ekramy
15:44 GMT
Egypt and Ahly goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy has recovered from a hamstring injury he sustained last week in time to join Thursday's training.
Fatma Al Nabhani
15:34 GMT
Omani sensation Fatma Al Nabhani tasted success both in the singles and doubles competitions of the $15,000 ITF Pro Circuit tournament in Egypt.

January 18, 2017

Maedeh Borhani (Photo: tasnimnews.com)
18:09 GMT
Iran's first two women volleyball players to compete outside the Islamic Republic joined Bulgarian club Shumen this month, a move which has taken years of negotiation...
The counter-terrorism post has been filled by a former inspector from Greater Manchester Police's specialist search unit, according to the BBC
17:34 GMT
Manchester United have appointed a full-time counter-terrorism manager as part of increased matchday security measures at Old Trafford.
Algeria national football team
16:36 GMT
The Algerian football team has no alternative but winning against Tunisia in their African Cup of Nations Gr. B clash on Thursday at the Stadium of Franceville (5 PM).
An injury to first-choice shot-stopper Ahmed El-Shenawy meant the veteran set a new record as he took the field against Mali
16:24 GMT
An injury to first-choice shot-stopper Ahmed El-Shenawy meant the veteran set a new record as he took the field against Mali
Kuwait Football Association headquarters
15:38 GMT
The Gulf Cup Federation (GCF) has commended Kuwait's significant role in sports and its effective contribution to the development of Gulf football.

January 17, 2017

Mali's goalkeeper Oumar Sissoko (C-R) saves a shot on goal by Egypt's forward Marwan Mohsen (C-L) next to Mali's defender Ousmane Coulibaly (L) and Mali's midfielder Mamoutou N'Diaye (R) during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group D football match between Mali and Egypt in Port-Gentil on January 17, 2017.
Justin TALLIS / AFP
21:31 GMT
Egypt defended stoutly but failed to launch their trademark counter attacks to settle for a 0-0 draw with Mali in their first African Cup of Nations clash in seven years on Tuesday.
Photo: Daily News Egypt
18:11 GMT
After the second round ended, four Egyptian female squash champions—Nour El-Sherbini, Nouran Gohar, Omneya Abdel Kawy...
Rory McIlroy
17:16 GMT
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from golf's Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib fracture.
Herve Renard
16:56 GMT
Morocco coach Herve Renard said on Tuesday his side must be more clinical in front of goal if they are to keep their hopes alive in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Photo: arabtimesonline.com
15:35 GMT
For the sixth time in history, Kuwait Football Club raised His Highness the Crown Prince’s Football Cup after defeating Qadsiya...

January 16, 2017

Democratic Republic of the Congo's midfielder Merveille Bokadi (R) heads the ball with Morocco's forward Aziz Bouhaddouz during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group C football match between DR Congo and Morocco in Oyem on January 16, 2017.
ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP
23:12 GMT
The Democratic Republic of Congo opened up their 2017 African Cup of Nations on Monday with a 1-0 victory over Morocco to move to the top of Group C despite finishing with just 10 men.
Iranian basketball coach Mehran Hatami (center) (Photo: Press TV)
17:27 GMT
The Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation (IRIBF) has named Mehran Hatami as the head coach of Iran men's national basketball...
Real Madrid's crown slipped on Sunday in the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium but coach Zidane and captain Sergio Ramos believe they have the quality and the stamina to rid out the blip.
16:40 GMT
Real Madrid's crown slipped on Sunday in the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium but coach Zidane and captain Sergio Ramos believe they have the quality and the stamina to rid out the blip.
Egypt national football team
16:20 GMT
Egypt return to the African Nations Cup finals for the first time in seven years and are eager to prove their credentials as one of the tournament...
Iranian volleyball player Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani (Photo: Press TV)
15:15 GMT
Captain of Iran men's national volleyball team Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani is facing an indefinite ban after being charged by the Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) for using offensive language.

January 15, 2017

Senegal's players celebrate at the end of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group B football match between Tunisia and Senegal in Franceville on January 15, 2017.
KHALED DESOUKI / AFP
22:04 GMT
The Liverpool striker scored his country's opening goal from the penalty spot as they made a winning start at the Africa Cup of Nations
Egypt's Argentinian coach Hector Raul Cuper looks on during a training session in Port-Gentil on January 14, 2017, during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon.
Justin TALLIS / AFP
19:07 GMT
The Pharaohs’ coach Héctor Cúper warned the national team against speaking to the media before their first match against Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Tuesday...
Photo: @ChampionsLeague
18:55 GMT
Riyad Mahrez ⚽️⚽️ #UCL #AFCON2017
Algeria's forward Riyad Mahrez (back) celebrates with Algeria's midfielder Nabil Bentaleb after scoring a goal during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations group B football match between Algeria and Zimbabwe in Franceville on January 15, 2017.
KHALED DESOUKI / AFP
18:43 GMT
The Algerian football team tied 2-2 against its Zimbabwean counterpart Sunday, in Franceville, in the first day of The 2017 African Cup of Nations (Group B) in Gabon (14 January-5 February).
Jibril Rajoub
17:16 GMT
In a wide-ranging interview Ramallah, Rajoub spoke about the six settlement clubs, the international peace conference in Paris, and internal Palestinian reconciliation.
City Football Schools gives the younger generation in Abu Dhabi an opportunity to improve their football skills, stay healthy, make friends and have lots of fun in a positive and friendly learning environment.
16:35 GMT
Young footballers from the UAE discovered exactly what life is like as an English Premier League player during a visit to Manchester City FC.
Saudi Arabia national football team
15:53 GMT
Saudi national football team beat Cambodia 7-2 in a friendly match held at Sheikh Zayed Sports City in Abu-Dhabi yesterday as part of the Saudi team's preparatory camp in preparation for the away phase of world cup 2018 qualifying tournament.

January 14, 2017

The 2018 tournament will also be held at Dubai Opera from June 5th-9th
22:12 GMT
Dubai Opera will host the 2017 Professional Squash Association (PSA) Dubai World Series Finals from 6th to 10th June, the first sporting event to be staged at the state-of-the-art cultural arena.
Zamalek team
22:07 GMT
Egyptian Premiere League outfits Zamalek and Ismaily were banned from registering new players during the current winter transfer window due to their ongoing...
Mohamed El-Shorbagy
22:00 GMT
Seven Egyptian squash players remain in the second round of the men’s competition of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions. The second round is being held from 14-15 January, and the winners will move on to the quarterfinals.
All funds raised from the 2017 Ooredoo Marathon will be donated to Reach Out To Asia.
21:54 GMT
The fifth Ooredoo Marathon took place on Friday, with hundreds of runners from across Qatar taking part in a number of different races.

January 13, 2017

The issue of the six West Bank clubs remains in limbo
12:19 GMT
FIFA postponed a controversial decision on the fate of the six Israeli football clubs based in the West Bank at a meeting of the FIFA Council, the world football organization’s top decision-making body, held on Monday and Tuesday.
Photo: Qatar News Agency
12:10 GMT
Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani was yesterday re-elected president of the Qatar Olympic Committee for the 2017-2020 term. Dr Thani bin Abdulrahman al-Kuwari is the new secretary-general.
Theoretically, Egypt's task to reach the second round will not be difficult.
12:01 GMT
Egypt will be seeking to go one better than 2015 when they open their World Championship campaign in France on Friday.
In the final minute Benzema broke into the penalty area, past Sevilla's tired defenders, and fired home to earn the draw and give Madrid their place in the history books
11:50 GMT
Karim Benzema's stoppage time strike helped Real Madrid set a new Spanish record of 40 games unbeaten on Thursday, in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Sevilla that saw Los Blancos reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.

January 12, 2017

Photo: pixabay
17:27 GMT
Help yourself and do yoga, as a new study suggests that yoga under supervision of experienced and qualified teachers may reduce the pain and functional ability in people with lower back pain.
Mostafa Fathi
16:57 GMT
Zamalek winger Mostafa Fathi is set to join Italian Serie A side Torino on loan until the end of the season, the club's chairman Mortada Mansour said on Wednesday.
The 29-year-old Belgian will remain with the Red Devils for another 12 months, having made nine Premier League starts this season
16:29 GMT
The 29-year-old Belgian will remain with the Red Devils for another 12 months, having made nine Premier League starts this season
The midfielder only made his senior debut for Algeria in September and has now received a surprise call-up following injury to Saphir Taider (Photo: BBC)
15:56 GMT
The midfielder only made his senior debut for Algeria in September and has now received a surprise call-up following injury to Saphir Taider
Bahrain Olympic Committee logo
15:20 GMT
The Southern Governorate is putting the final touches on the 2017 Bahrain Sport Day due to take place on February 7.

January 11, 2017

Tunisia celebrates scoring during the men's preliminaries Group A handball match Tunisia vs Qatar for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Future Arena in Rio on August 11, 2016.
Ed JONES / afp
18:27 GMT
Tunisia’s handball team (men) will take part for the 13th time in a world championship and for the 12th successive time in the 25th IHF Men’s World Handball Championship, to be host by France January 11-29.
Pim Verbeek
17:34 GMT
With the football World Cup set to feature as many as 48 nations from 2026 onwards, as announced on Tuesday by the sport’s world body FIFA...
Egypt national coach Hector Cuper says striker Salah has a bright future head of him
16:31 GMT
Egypt coach Hector Cuper has praised his striker Mohamed Salah of AS Roma, saying he expects from him much future of success.
Photo: psaworldtour.com
15:46 GMT
Tickets are now on sale for squash’s 2017 PSA Dubai World Series Finals, the first-ever sporting event to held at Dubai Opera, in Downtown Dubai from June 6-10.
 Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah (Photo: KUNA)
15:30 GMT
Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah has renewed his call for a lift...

January 10, 2017

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino gestures while speaking during a press briefing closing a meeting of the FIFA executive council on January 10, 2017 at FIFA headquarters in Zurich.
FIFA's ruling council on January 10, 2017 unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup from 32 to 48 teams in 2026.

Michael BUHOLZER / AFP
17:41 GMT
The FIFA president claims a 48-team tournament shows that world football's governing body are embracing those nations outside of the elite
The 2017 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship will be held in France
17:17 GMT
The Egyptian national team will take part in the 2017 IHF World Men’s Handball Championship which will start on Wednesday.
He did not win the 2016 Best FIFA Men's Coach award but the Real Madrid boss will soon be number one, according to a former team-mate
16:53 GMT
He did not win the 2016 Best FIFA Men's Coach award but the Real Madrid boss will soon be number one, according to a former team-mate
Ethiopian runner with second fastest marathon time confirm participation
16:35 GMT
Ethiopian runner with second fastest marathon time confirm participation
FIFA has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup to a 48-team tournament in 2026.
10:30 GMT
FIFA has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup to a 48-team tournament in 2026.

January 9, 2017

Ines Boubakri
17:32 GMT
Tunisian fencer Ines Boubakri, who won Olympic bronze in the foil at Rio 2016, says winning a Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award shows that Arab women exist.
Hamada Tolba (Photo: alarabyanews.com)
17:20 GMT
Although Ahly defender Ahmed Hegazy was cleared as fit to play, Cuper wanted to rest him for longer
The current Wimbledon, Olympic and World Tour finals champion will also be joined by record seven-time Dubai champion Roger Federer
16:27 GMT
The current Wimbledon, Olympic and World Tour finals champion will also be joined by record seven-time Dubai champion Roger Federer
FIFA set to expand the number of World Cup teams from 32 to 40 or 48
16:11 GMT
FIFA appears set to expand the number of World Cup teams from 32 to 40 or 48 when its council meets on the issue Tuesday.
Saudi national football team
14:44 GMT
The first Saudi national football team on Sunday continued their training camp currently taking place in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi.