UAE's defender Abdulaziz Hussain Haikal (R) passes the ball as he is marked by Japan's forward Genki Haraguchi (2nd-R) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier between UAE and Japan at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al-Ain on March 23, 2017.
March 23, 2017 - 22:49 GMT
How the unbridled joy of September’s stunning 2-1 win in Japan feels like a distant memory now for the UAE, who suffered a dismal 2-0 defeat to the same opponents in Al Ain on Thursday night.
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March 23, 2017 - 16:21 GMT
At just 18 the playmaker has made a big impact at Gremio, and he is dreaming of following the footsteps of his idol Ronaldinho
Iraq's defender Rebin Sulaka (L) is marked by Australia's forward Tomi Juric (R) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier between Iraq and Australia at Shahid Dastgerdi Stadium in the Iranian capital Tehran on March 23, 2017.
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March 23, 2017 - 15:47 GMT
Mathew Leckie's first-half goal was not enough to secure Australia a much-needed victory as Iraq earned a share of the spoils in Tehran.
Alexei Sorokin
March 23, 2017 - 15:13 GMT
The chief organizer of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Alexei Sorokin, is considering running for a place in the decision-making council of the ruling body FIFA.
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March 23, 2017 - 13:10 GMT
A new dawn in African football was ushered on Thursday when the reign of Issa Hayatou 29 years as the Confederation of African Football President was ended when he was defeated at the ballot box by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar.
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March 22, 2017 - 18:45 GMT
We all love the Olympics! We leave work early, change our daily schedules and cancel meetings just to watch our favorite athletes playing for their lives...
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March 22, 2017 - 18:15 GMT
Bahrain’s race fans will get a small taste of world-class motorsport two weeks ahead of this year’s Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, when it hosts official pre-season testing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship.
Fatma al Nabhani
March 22, 2017 - 17:56 GMT
Oman's tennis ace Fatma al Nabhani has been seeded second in the Open du Havre - a US$15,000 ITF tournament - that began in the French city of Le Havre on Tuesday.
Nejmeh and Ansar fans crowd the stadium during a football match in Tyre. (Photo: Wurud Skaff)
March 22, 2017 - 15:23 GMT
With thousands of fans climbing onto floodlights and sitting atop the Tyre Stadium’s roof, spectators’ safety was put at risk during last month’s Beirut Football Derby between Ansar and Nejmeh.
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March 22, 2017 - 12:49 GMT
Members of the first Refugee Olympic Team who took part in the 2016 Rio Olympics have shared how they triumphed in spite of the refugee crisis to reach the very top of their individual sport.
Oman national football team
March 21, 2017 - 19:26 GMT
Oman national football team started yesterday its internal camp at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Boucher, which will continue until the...
Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar reacts after being elected the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Addis Ababa on 16 March 2017.
March 21, 2017 - 17:40 GMT
Issa Hayatou had been at the helm for 29 solid years. Madagascar's football chief Ahmad Ahmad replaced him as President of Confederation of African Football...
UAE star says three points vital versus Japan to make World Cup hopes a reality
March 21, 2017 - 16:12 GMT
UAE star says three points vital versus Japan to make World Cup hopes a reality
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March 21, 2017 - 15:58 GMT
Oman’s football star Ali al Habsi was formally signed as the brand ambassador of the business group Mohsin Haider Darwish (MHD) at Sheraton Oman Hotel on Sunday.
Challenge 22 semi-finalist Elsherif Mahmoud. (Photo: Gulf Times)
March 21, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
A “smart” jersey that prevents sudden cardiac death (SCD) on the football pitch could become a reality in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, thanks to Challenge 22...
Fatima Al Nabhani (Photo: beIN Sports)
March 20, 2017 - 20:27 GMT
Fatima Al Nabhani is participating in the Davis Cup, which will be held from March 20th to 27th.