Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahd Al Sabah, the head of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and a Kuwaiti royal, has denied involvement in a bribery scandal in which a FIFA official admitted guilt, media reports said on Saturday.
National Iranian hockey team has won the title at the seventh edition of Indoor Hockey Asia Cup in Qatar.
Cairo giants Zamalek have officially lodged a complaint with FIFA against the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), accusing the football governing body of being unfair in their recent dispute...
The rare site of rivals sitting side-by-side at the El Clasico of Legends football match Friday night was appeasing to Lebanon at a time when its politicians struggle to do the same.
April 28, 2017
Reza Parastesh who closely resembles famous Leo Messi, sat on the table with Mehr News correspondents to share his experiences and feeling on being a person who is called Messi’s ‘face match’.
Former Real Madrid and Barcelona players arrived in Lebanon Thursday, with the storied Spanish clubs set to square off in the “El Clasico of Legends” Friday at the Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium in Beirut at 8:30 p.m.
As rallying in the Middle East faces some testing times, the biggest regional name in the sport, Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah, has underlined the importance of the upcoming Jordan Rally, which takes place May 4-6.
Nabil Maaloul has been named as the new coach of Tunisia’s national soccer team, the Tunisian Football Federation (FTF) announced on Thursday.
April 27, 2017
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the composition of the IOC commissions for 2017, marked by an increase of 70 per cent in female participation since September 2013...
Barcelona will report a tweet by Malaga president Abdullah Al-Thani which "threatens the principles of fair play" in La Liga, the Catalan club said Thursday.
Meet Shady Beshr; Egypt’s one and only base jumper. His love for extreme sports and sky diving lead him to become one of the region’s most sought after adrenaline junkies.
Spanish side Villarreal have offered Ahly's midfielder Nasser Maher a trial, the Cairo club said on Tuesday.
A squad of ambitious Arab footballers, despite having completed a draining 12,500km journey from the UAE, are hoping to...
April 26, 2017
Two boxers are getting ready to represent Palestine at the Asian Confederation Men’s Elite Boxing Championships (ASBC)...
Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi says he is trying to avoid the mistakes of Egyptian players who have been taken on by European clubs, insisting that...
Egypt's Ahly and Zamalek have been drawn in tough groups as the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held on Wednesday the draw for...
Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you're over 50, research suggests.
The LaLiga Academy, the only scouting academy of its kind, announced yesterday the worldwide launch of its first ever football academy.
April 25, 2017
Pictures of the five year old wearing a Barcelona kit with Messi on the back have spread online after the young boy was filmed in a report by a local TV channel called Kurdistan 24.
Ahly coach Hossam El-Badry said on Monday that his priorities are winning the Egyptian Premier League and African Champions League titles...
Top of Ligue 1 and in the final four of the Champions League, the side from the principality have outshone their big-spending rivals this term
Media covering football's Confederations Cup in Russia will be able to work freely at match venues, football world governing body FIFA said Tuesday.
Germany's biggest-selling newspaper intends to boycott the forthcoming football Confederations Cup, saying Russia is attempting to censor foreign journalists covering the event.
An NBA pre-season game could be staged in Dubai within two to three years as part of the US basketball league’s regional expansion, according to Ben Morel...
After years of climbing in the US and Europe, Yasmin Gahtani, who represents herself as the first Saudi certified climbing wall instructor (CWI), is on a mission to bring the sport home.
April 24, 2017
The Tunisian Fencing Federation will hold the Senior Women Saber Championship (individual/teams) on May 12-13 at El-Menzah sports palace.
The Pharaohs star is enjoying a fine run in his second season with the Giallorossi, scoring 13 goals in Serie A so far this term
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The Wales international missed his side's games in the build up to the clash with Barcelona, but the coach maintains he made the right decision
FIFA considering giving Israel a six-month ultimatum to stop football games in Judea and Samaria.
Egyptian international winger Amr Warda scored his first goal with Greek team PAOK FC in Sunday's 3-1 win over rivals Platanias.
More than 17,400 people participated on Sunday in Sidon International Marathon, organized on April 23 under the title "We run for development and peace...
April 23, 2017
Believe it or not, exercising with a friend is more productive than working out alone.
Next month’s annual congress of the world football body, FIFA, is likely to become the first international forum since US president Donald Trump took office to debate Israel’s controversial settlement policy in the occupied West Bank.
Israel has stepped up its lobbying as the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) last month established a committee to deal with the issue of settlement clubs.
Rally record breaker Nasser Al Attiyah will lead a competitive international field for the FIA Jordan Rally which takes place from May 4-6, the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) said on Saturday.
Al Rayyan stunned favorites Al Arabi 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 36-24) in the final of the Emir Cup yesterday and ended the Reds’ domination in the finals of the prestigious tournament.
April 22, 2017
Qatari racer Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah won Saturday the Qatar Cross-Country Rally, the fourth round of FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup, after the conclusion of the fifth round of the race.
The Kuwaiti jet-ski world champion, Yousef Al-Abdulrazzaq, won the UAE marathon 2017 that concluded in Dubai marina on Saturday.
Former player of the Iran men’s national football team and Persian Gulf Pro League club Sepahan, Hadi Aghili, has bid farewell to his football playing career at the age of 36.
The President of the UAE Football Association (UAE FA) has renewed his call to focus on the grassroots to elevate the standard of football in the country.
Egypt’s Court of Cassation on Sunday upheld an earlier ruling for Giza Criminal Court sentencing 11 members of Ultras White Knights to one year in prison for conspiring to kill MP Mortada Mansour, said the head of Zamalek Sports Club.
April 21, 2017
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah, Austria’s Matthias Walkner and Poland’s Rafal Sonik claimed victories in the third stage of the Qatar Cross-Country Rally...
Personalized workouts to prevent heart disease can be designed by a new digital instrument, according to a recent research.
The Frenchman, now coach at Barcelona's great Clasico rivals, had an early taste of La Pulga's skills as Madrid were destroyed 3-0 back in 2005
A 28-year-old man has been taken into custody after three explosions were let off prior to a Champions League meeting with Monaco on April 11
April 20, 2017
A survey of 1,122 American adults discovered that 69 percent approve of marijuana use by professional athletes.
More than 100 sports associations, human rights organizations and faith based groups from 28 countries joined football champions, scholars...
Egyptian winger Ahmed Elmohamady said on Tuesday he is proud to be the first player to feature in 100 games for Hull City in the English Premier League.
Edgardo Bauza, Ricardo Gareca and Reinaldo Rueda likely to be in the fray
City fans to watch FA Cup semis in numbers at Zayed Sports City.
The new coach of the Algerian national football team Lucas Alcaraz has engaged in a two-year contract with the Algerian Football Federation (FAF)...
April 19, 2017
In a move towards expanding sporting excellence for female athletes, the next edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament is to feature karate alongside the event’s traditional eight sports.
Sporting apparel manufacturer Adidas apologized Tuesday after it sent customers an email congratulating them for "surviving" the Boston Marathon.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel held off a tremendous late charge from Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday and take the overall lead in the Formula One title race.
Legendary automobile racing driver Emerson Fittipaldi unveiled his dream track supercar 'Fittipaldi EF7' on the opening day of the Qatar Motor Show 2017 in Doha on Tuesday.
PSA World Series Finals defending champion Gregory Gaultier is on track to retain the year-ending title in Dubai this June after winning the last qualifying event in Al Gouna, Egypt, at the weekend.
Nominations for the Arabian Gulf League Awards were announced on Tuesday. Names have been selected based on statistics for the 2016/17 season.
April 18, 2017
With a little over two weeks until Jordan hosts one of its most popular sporting and social events of the year, organizers of the FIA Jordan Rally...
The 11 countries of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) have agreed to back a North American bid to host the World Cup in 2026.
The Iranian men’s national beach volleyball A team has claimed the top position at the conclusion of the 2017 Asian Senior Beach Volleyball Championships in Thailand, after trouncing the Indonesian squad in the title challenge.
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) Competition Committee penalized Zamalek for its failure to appear for an Egyptian Premier League match against Maqassa on Sunday, registering the game as a 2-0 defeat for the Cairo-based club.
Mercedes have had things all their own way in the last three Formula One seasons but start the two-day test in Bahrain on Tuesday with plenty to consider.
The cricket bat swings through the air and the little yellow ball sails through the gym, past several fielders, and smacks against the wall.
April 17, 2017
Qatar Hockey Federation will host the Asian Nations Cup for Men and Women, which will be held in Doha from April 24-29 at the Aspire Covered Sport Hall.
Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who incurred a penalty that ensured he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix...
Egypt's Minister of Youth and Sports Khaled Abdel-Aziz has expressed his annoyance at requests for his intervention after Zamalek failed to show up for a league game against Maqassa on Sunday.
The Bukhatir Premier League, which is the oldest cricket tournament in the UAE, commenced its 43rd edition with Bukhatir XI...
Sebastian Vettel took just three races in 2017 to almost double his victory tally from his previous first two seasons at Ferrari, indicating that the Scuderia has emerged as a serious challenger to world champions Mercedes.
The perennial power conducted a training session during a match the team had hoped to postpone, while their opponent turned up as scheduled.
April 16, 2017
Sebastian Vettel captured his second Formula One season victory thanks to a perfect Ferrari team strategy at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday...
The UAE Football Association (UAE FA) will pick the next national team manager to succeed Mahdi Ali from a shortlist of four on Wednesday.
@tribalfootball Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is being linked with a mega bucks move to Arsenal.
Oman Swimming Association (OSA) chairman Taha al Kishry was re-elected as the president of the Arab Swimming Federation (ASF) on Saturday.
You may want to hit the gym immediately as a recent study has suggested that those who exercise regularly are likelier to survive a heart attack.
Artem Markelov raced to a fantastic victory in the season-opening feature race of the FIA Formula 2 championship, held as part of the weekend’s events at the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
Iranian men’s Shahrdari Varamin taekwondo club has clinched the title at the 7th edition of Asian Taekwondo Clubs Championships, defeating Shohadaye Modafe Haram...
The 23rd LG Dead Sea Ultra Marathon concluded on Friday with Jordanian runners winning top spots in the event.