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.
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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).
The glamour friendly between the two sides will not go ahead after security concerns were raised in the aftermath of Friday's terrorist attack on Paris, the French capital
November 16, 2015
Mahdi Ali typically meticulous in preparing for the first of three must-win games for the Whites
Rory McIlroy still has his nose in front in the Race to Dubai but the 2015 European Tour season is set for a sprint to the line after his challengers closed in at the weekend.
The country should give up their status as hosts of next year's tournament following the terrorist attacks in Paris, according to the former Bleus coach
The Iraqi Football Association decided to run Football Cup championship for 32 clubs at the premier and first division level in the country on November 4.
'It's unsafe to hold Egypt-Chad World Cup qualifier in Borg El-Arab stadium in Alexandria,' experts stress, while the CAF regulations to move the game may trouble the EFA
November 15, 2015
Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said on Sunday Kuwait would participate in sports events only when its flag was raised.
Egypt's national team coach has decided not to take a break ahead of the second leg match in the African World Cup qualifiers against Chad
Can football fans from around the world travel to France without worry for Euro 2016? After the Paris terror attacks tournament security will be a major cause of concern for players and spectators alike.
The France midfielder revealed that his cousin Asta Diakite was killed during the Paris terror attacks which went on while he was playing for Les Bleus against Germany
The official released a statement to express "deep sorrow and profound indignation" over the atrocities that hit his nation on Friday
November 14, 2015
Egypt face the possibility of being eliminated from the World Cup qualifiers in a preliminary round after a woeful show saw them slump to a stunning 1-0 defeat by minnows Chad in N'Djamena on Saturday.
The likes of Luis Figo, Paul Scholes and Ronaldinho joined the ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder at Old Trafford, with Sir Alex Ferguson's team winning 3-1
Leading football clubs and athletes from around the world have condemned the gun-and-bomb attacks in Paris that have killed over 125 people
Tuesday's international friendly between the two sides will take place as scheduled, despite Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris
November 13, 2015
Fans remained on the Stade de France pitch after a series of violent incidents in Paris during the game with Germany.
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Kuwait was given the go-ahead to host the third edition of the GCC Olympics in 2019, the Executive Office announced yesterday following the 85th GCC National Olympic Committees Presidents’ Executive Office meeting in Doha.
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Suspended FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has left hospital and returned home after being admitted over a stress-related medical incident, his spokesman said on Thursday.
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Heads of Olympic and sports organizational committees in GCC concluded Thursday their 85th executive bureau meeting, which was held in Doha over two days.
Sami Khedira is set to start for world champions Germany in his return from injury in Friday's friendly at Euro 2016 hosts France which takes place under the cloud of football affairs in both countries.
November 12, 2015
UAE football team Al-Ahli Dubai came out of the first leg of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) finals against the Chinese team Guangzhou Aafaragrand with a draw.
Liberia's Musa Hassan Bility failed to pass an integrity check, the ruling body FIFA said on Thursday as it confirmed five other candidates to run for its presidency on February 26.
Former France star Zinedine Zidane on Thursday unveiled the ball for Euro 2016, named Beau Jeu (beautiful game) and painted in the French national colours blue while and red as a tribute to the tournament hosts.
A dispiriting 2-1 defeat away to Saudi Arabia in September was a grievous blow to the UAE’s ambitions of qualifying for only their second Fifa World Cup, but the capricious nature of football on Monday revived their fortunes.