February 20, 2017
Barcelona star Lionel Messi will arrive in Egypt on Tuesday for a one-day visit to promote the country’s Tour n’ Cure medical tourism campaign, trip organizers Prime Pharma announced on Monday.
Esteghlal of Khuzestan has defeated hosting FC Al-Fateh of Al-Hasa, Saudi Arabia in the first day of Group B on Monday.
The 41-year-old official had agreed a move to the Middle East but will now definitely take charge of at least one more game in England's top flight
Iran’s Esteghlal Khuzestan started the 2017 AFC Champions League with a 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia’s Al Fateh on Tuesday in Group B on Monday.
Ten defendants in a 2012 Egyptian football stadium riot, in which 74 people were killed, saw their death sentences upheld by an Egyptian court Monday.
Ben Hermans of BMC Racing Team clinched his first major title of his career on Sunday when the Belgian safeguarded his lead in the general classification on the sixth and final stage of the 2017 Tour of Oman that concluded at Muttrah Corniche.
February 19, 2017
The former Liverpool skipper paid a visit to the Mall of the Emirates where he interacted with several fans…
Jordan Cup titleholders Ahli will play an away match against Syria’s Jeish on Monday, while reigning Jordan Professional Football League champs Wihdat will host Lebanon’s Nijmeh on Tuesday, as Round 1 of the 14th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup kicks off.
Sam Hobday of the UK emerged as the champion after two days of action in the Muscat Open Golf Championship 2017 at Ras al Hamra Golf Club (RAHGC) recently.
A rugby star from New Zealand has been named among 2017's most influential Muslims around the world, according to a leading Islamic research centre.
All set for main draw action with organisers confident event will get even better with time
February 18, 2017
Two Egyptian squash players, Youssef Ibrahim and Mohamed Saied, represented Egypt in the 2017 Squash Open D’Italia.
Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the Qatar Open title on Saturday.
Iranian midfielder Reza Shekari Qezel Qayah has concluded an agreement to join Russian professional football club FC Rostov, which currently plays at the Russian Premier League.
Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, has announced that more than AED100, 000 worth of prizes will be at stake for this yearâ€™s Sharjah Ladies Run, taking place on February 24.
February 17, 2017
DDF to continue as premier sponsor of global women’s tennis
The Real Madrid star will start filming on a series based on a Syrian family fleeing the civil war as refugees, alongside the world-famous actress
The National Olympic Academy will hold a four-day course called "The Future of Sport in the UAE," which will provide an academic perspective.
Iran’s national squad of freestyle wrestlers defeated the US rivals at the final to crown the World Cup for the sixth consecutive time.
February 16, 2017
Gap in the fixture schedule next week means Guardiola’s men will have a few days away
The Real striker scored his first goal in over a month against Napoli on Wednesday, easing the pressure on him from supporters
Jordan will send two skiers to the 8th Asian Winter Games taking place in Sapporo, Japan, from February 19-26, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
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A UAE newspaper has said that the second National Sports Day serves as a reminder of the important role of sport and other physical activities in our lives.
The French junior football team defeated the Moroccans 11-10 in penalty shoot-out as the full time of the final of the third edition of the international Jeem Cup ended in 2-2 draw.
February 15, 2017
The Dead Sea Ultramarathon is to return and continue to be sponsored by LG Electronics, according to Run Jordan, the sole entity dedicated to bringing together different marathon events and races in Jordan under one umbrella.
Egyptian javelin thrower Ihab Abdelrahman has been suspended for two years by the World Anti-Doping Agency after failing two doping tests.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has postponed a medical tourism campaign visit to Egypt following his side’s 4-0 defeat against Paris St-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday.
The Ghana international attacker is one of more than 40 players to have been punished for the crime
Turkey has announced its candidacy to host the European football Championship in 2024, joining Germany in the running.
February 14, 2017
In a latest development, a study has revealed that work-hard, play-hard culture may put elite athletes at higher risk of substance abuse.
Fourteen-year-old Qusai Habboub has big ambitions, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
The sixth edition of Qatar Sports Day Kicked off Tuesday. The event launches in the second Tuesday of February of every year in compliance with an Emiri decision.
Jordan finished the West Asian Table Tennis Championships with four gold, four silver and five bronze medals after a glorious final day in Aqaba, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
UAE Rugby is hosting 4 touch-rugby festivals across the Emirates as part of celebrations for UAE National Sports Day on Thursday, February 16th.
February 13, 2017
Manny Pacquiao revealed on Sunday that his April fight against Jeff Horn will be in the UAE, but Horn’s promoters are adamant it will still be in Australia as initially planned.
Oman has been granted the rights to host the hockey qualifiers for the 2018 Asian Games as well as the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) congress later this year, according to Talib al Wahaibi, the chairman of the Oman Hockey Association (OHA).
Russian has finished second three times in 13 appearances in the emirate
Tunisia won the bronze medal of the Women's 1st World Championship of the Sport-boule lyonnaise, Sunday in Saint-Vulbas (France) after conceding defeat to China 0-6 in the semi-final.
Iran’s veteran wrestler Nasser Hosseinpour has died of colon cancer after suffering a nearly three-long battle with the malady that had invaded other parts of his body, and had even struck him with a brain hemorrhage.
February 12, 2017
The Gunners are feeling assured ahead of their upcoming game in Europe on Wednesday, according to their midfielder
As Roma coach Luciano Spalletti lavished praise on Mohamed Salah after the Egyptian winger led Roma to a 2-0 win over Crotone on Sunday.
Manny Pacquiao has confirmed his next fight against Australia’s Jeff Horn will be held in the UAE.
Muscat Rugby Football Club (MRFC) came up with a dominant display to outplay the visiting Doha side for a 47-0 victory in a crucial match of the Gulf Rugby League at Muscat rugby field on Friday.
Sharjah Women's Sports Foundation, SWSF, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club to advance women's competitiveness and professionalism in equestrianism and to enhance their presence at regional and international sporting events.
February 11, 2017
The Swedish striker has been in prolific form for Manchester United and makes life tough for his colleagues in training, says one of them
The former Napoli and Juventus defender says his old teammate has embraced the Italian defensive philosophy to make Real Madrid successful again
German faces one of the strongest fields ever with seven of the top ten players in the fray
Zamalek SC heartened its fans after it defeated its rival Al-Ahly 3-1 on penalties in the Egyptian Super Cup, which was held at Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi.
February 10, 2017
The Wales international, who has been suffering with an ankle tendon problem, is back in individual training and desperate to return to action
The Foxes boss has sought to get two key figures firing again, with the reigning Premier League champions enduring a torrid defence of their crown
UAE's national team and Elite Club shooter Khaled Al Kaabi has clinched the Gold Medal of Cyprus Grand Prix in the Double Skeet Shooting, having beaten the Russian veteran Musin Vasila, who boasts of a great record in the game.
Fatima Al Ali is no stranger to the frozen floor. But she was a stranger to the Washington Capitals, until this week. Al Ali, who is from Abu Dhabi, showed off her skills Wednesday at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
February 9, 2017
Kuwait's junior football team defeated Brazil on Thursday, 3-1, in the ongoing third edition of the international "Jeem Cup".
Egypt's performance in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations raised the Pharaohs to 23 in FIFA's global rankings
Jordan plays Algeria in two friendlies this month as part of preparations for the 2018 AFC Women's Football Championship.
The General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare (GAYSW) and the Bahrain Ministry of Youth and Sports, signed a schedule of agreement for 2016 to 2018 to activate an MoU...
Ahmed Yasin Mal Allah, founder and leader of the Kuwait University Cycling team, cycled 500km for an entire week through the UAE.
February 8, 2017
The beautiful game returns to war-torn Aleppo, as Kuwait welcomed an Iraqi player for the first time in 30 years.
The line-up of the AFC Champions League group stage is almost complete as Ulsan Hyundai, Shanghai SIPG, Gamba Osaka, Al Fateh, Bunyodkor, Esteghlal, Al Wahda and Brisbane Roar all sealed their places on Tuesday and Wednesday following two days of play-off action.
Kuwait’s emir yesterday issued a decree accepting the resignation of the information and youth minister who quit before facing a confidence vote over an international sports ban.
With a little over three weeks left until the men’s finals of the 25th anniversary of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, defending champion Stan Wawrinka is hoping to repeat his victory in Dubai and hold the trophy aloft again.
Bahrain’s first-ever national sports day was a big success as citizens and expatriates participated with great enthusiasm, in a variety of sports and entertaining activities held across the nation yesterday.
February 7, 2017
A mixture of Iranian experienced and young basketball players will travel to Tokyo to play two friendly matches with Japan.
Ahly and Zamalek international players headed Tuesday to the United Arab Emirates to join the two teams' current training camps amid preparations for the Egyptian Super Cup match on 10 February.
Beirut municipality is on the hunt for a space to house a public indoor youth sports facility after teaming up with Danish NGO GAME to engage children of all backgrounds across the capital in sports.
The UAE will soon add another feather to its cricketing cap by hosting the 2017 World Indoor Cricket Federation (WICF) World Cup.
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Information and Youth Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday submitted his resignation to the Cabinet two days before a scheduled no-confidence vote against him following a grilling over Kuwait’s sports ban.