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Garbine Muguruza
February 21, 2017 - 17:41 GMT
A foot problem forced French Open winner Garbine Muguruza to retire, with the fifth seed lasting less than 30 minutes on Tuesday to exit her opening match at the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Mohammad Al-Sarraj (Photo: joc.jo)
February 21, 2017 - 17:36 GMT
Champion of the 2016 IMET Squash Open, Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj, won the 2017 Cronimet Squash Open, which took place in Skelleftea, Sweden.
UAE cycling team are seen with the organizers and sponsors during the media launch at the Crown Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (Photo: Gulf News)
February 21, 2017 - 17:17 GMT
Big bucks were the need of the hour and that has come in with Emirates Airline jumping in as the major sponsor of pro-cycling Team UAE Abu Dhabi, who took over Italian Lampre-Merida at end of last season.
The Frenchman has played down the Catalans' recent poor form and has also given updates on the futures of Isco, Pepe and James Rodriguez
February 21, 2017 - 16:36 GMT
The Frenchman has played down the Catalans' recent poor form and has also given updates on the futures of Isco, Pepe and James Rodriguez
Andy Watson (right) and Suleiman al Habsi exchange agreement papers after the Scotsman was hired as HFS technical director on Sunday (Photo: Muscat Daily)
February 21, 2017 - 15:18 GMT
The endeavor of Al Habsi Football School (HFS) in Oman to provide quality coaching and run high-level training programs for young kids has led HFS to sign up Scottish football coach Andy Watson as its technical director.
The five-time Ballon D'or winner’s planned visit to Cairo was postponed twice
February 20, 2017 - 20:19 GMT
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.
Photo: Tasnim News Agency
February 20, 2017 - 19:57 GMT
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
February 20, 2017 - 19:08 GMT
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
Chirag Suri (Photo: Pankaj Sharma/Gulf News)
February 20, 2017 - 18:41 GMT
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.
Another 21 were acquitted. Charges ranged from premeditated and attempted murder to theft and vandalism.
February 20, 2017 - 16:17 GMT
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.
Belgium's Ben Hermans (C-R), from BMC Racing Team, raises an arm in celebration as he wears the red jersey of the overall winner of the tour, while standing between Norwegian Alexander Kristoff (R) from Team Katusha Alpecin wearing the green jersey of the best sprinter, Eritrean Merhawi Kudus (C-L) from Team Dimension Data wearing the white jersey of the best youg rider, and Belgian Aime De Gendt from SVB team wearing with the dotted jersey of the most agressive rider, during the victory ceremony after the 6th and final stage of the 8th edition of the cycling Tour of Oman between on February 19, 2017.
ERIC FEFERBERG / AFP
February 20, 2017 - 15:32 GMT
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.
The former Liverpool skipper paid a visit to the Mall of the Emirates where he interacted with several fans. (Photo: goal.com)
February 19, 2017 - 19:43 GMT
The former Liverpool skipper paid a visit to the Mall of the Emirates where he interacted with several fans…
AFC Cup logo
February 19, 2017 - 17:39 GMT
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.
Winners of various categories of the Muscat Open Golf Championship at the awards ceremony at the Ras al Hamra Golf Club (Photo: Muscat Daily)
February 19, 2017 - 17:33 GMT
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.
Sonny Bill Williams
February 19, 2017 - 16:39 GMT
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 (Photo: Gulf News)
February 19, 2017 - 15:34 GMT
All set for main draw action with organisers confident event will get even better with time