January 22, 2017
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.
Fleetwood saw off Dustin Johnson to clinch the HSBC Championship
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
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
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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).
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.
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.
Egypt and Ahly goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy has recovered from a hamstring injury he sustained last week in time to join Thursday's training.
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
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...
Manchester United have appointed a full-time counter-terrorism manager as part of increased matchday security measures at Old Trafford.
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
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
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.
After the second round ended, four Egyptian female squash champions—Nour El-Sherbini, Nouran Gohar, Omneya Abdel Kawy...
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from golf's Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib fracture.
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.
For the sixth time in history, Kuwait Football Club raised His Highness the Crown Prince’s Football Cup after defeating Qadsiya...
January 16, 2017
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.
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.
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...
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
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
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...
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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).
In a wide-ranging interview Ramallah, Rajoub spoke about the six settlement clubs, the international peace conference in Paris, and internal Palestinian reconciliation.
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 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
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.
Egyptian Premiere League outfits Zamalek and Ismaily were banned from registering new players during the current winter transfer window due to their ongoing...
7 Egyptian squash players compete to qualify for J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions 2017 quarterfinals
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.
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
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.
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.
Egypt will be seeking to go one better than 2015 when they open their World Championship campaign in France on Friday.
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
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.
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
The midfielder only made his senior debut for Algeria in September and has now received a surprise call-up following injury to Saphir Taider
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’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.
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 coach Hector Cuper has praised his striker Mohamed Salah of AS Roma, saying he expects from him much future of success.
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.
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
The FIFA president claims a 48-team tournament shows that world football's governing body are embracing those nations outside of the elite
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
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.
January 9, 2017
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.
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
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.
The first Saudi national football team on Sunday continued their training camp currently taking place in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi.