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The Asian Football Confederation logo
September 27, 2016 - 17:09 GMT
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday postponed its election of representatives to the council of the ruling body FIFA.
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September 27, 2016 - 17:02 GMT
Mariam Saleh Binladin has become the first person from Saudi Arabia to make a solo assisted crossing of the English Channel, the world’s most celebrated open water swim.
(From L-R) Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub, Chairman of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine Tokyo Sexwale and Israel's Football Association president Ofer Eini, shake hands at the end of a press conference in the West Bank city of Jericho. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX
THOMAS COEX / AFP
September 27, 2016 - 16:07 GMT
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world football body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation...
After enjoying the fruits of Riyad Mahrez’s labors for the past three seasons, Leicester has now brought in Islam Slimani (pictured) in a bid to get the best out of both players
September 27, 2016 - 15:46 GMT
Compatriots Islam Slimani and Riyad Mahrez have already showcased a fine understanding at the King Power Stadium and will be key to beating Porto.
Michael Laudrup
September 27, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
Big-name manager Michael Laudrup will take over the reins of Qatar Stars League champions Al Rayyan, the club’s management announced yesterday.
The Pharaohs will hold camp in Alexandria for seven days ahead of the clash against Congo on 9 October in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers
September 26, 2016 - 16:26 GMT
The Pharaohs will hold camp in Alexandria for seven days ahead of the clash against Congo on 9 October in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers
Photo: Muscat Daily
September 26, 2016 - 14:48 GMT
Coca-Cola has officially announced its sponsorship of the Oman national football team in an exclusive sponsorship agreement with the Oman Football Association (OFA).
Cyclists ride their bikes during the Abu Dhabi tour from the Yas Marina Circuit to Yas Mall where the tour finishes in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi, on October 11, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STR
STR / AFP
September 26, 2016 - 14:21 GMT
Mubadala Development Company today announced its partnership with the Abu Dhabi Tour, the annual cycling extravaganza scheduled to take place from October 20th - 23rd.
Saoud Al Mohannadi, vice chairman of Qatar Football Association (Photo: QFA)
September 26, 2016 - 12:51 GMT
A senior Qatari football official under investigation by FIFA will not be allowed to stand for executive committee elections this week.
The rights body warned that the practice by FIFA countered the human rights obligations, which it has pledged to uphold
September 26, 2016 - 12:08 GMT
Human Rights Watch says the world's football governing body, FIFA, has been sponsoring football matches played on “stolen” land in the occupied West Bank.
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September 25, 2016 - 17:36 GMT
The first derby of the season in Turkey's top football division, Spor Toto Super Lig, between Besiktas and Galatasaray ended in a 2-2 draw in Istanbul late Saturday.
The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup logo
September 25, 2016 - 16:38 GMT
A FIFA delegation has arrived in Amman to manage the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup due to kick off on Friday, official said.
Yas Marina Circuit CEO Al Ameri has no intention of slowing down in his perennial pursuit of excellence
September 25, 2016 - 16:17 GMT
Yas Marina Circuit CEO Al Ameri has no intention of slowing down in his perennial pursuit of excellence
The Olympic Council of Asia logo
September 25, 2016 - 16:02 GMT
Japan's Aichi prefecture and its capital city Nagoya were confirmed as co-hosts of the 2026 Asian Games on Sunday, adding yet another major event to the country's bulging international sports calendar.
Zamalek Sporting Club's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the CAF Champions League semi-final between Wydad Athletic Club and Zamalek Sporting Club on September 24, 2016, in Rabat.
FADEL SENNA / AFP
September 25, 2016 - 15:48 GMT
Party-pooper Stanley Ohawuchi scored a decisive goal nine minutes from time as Egypt's Zamalek reached their first African Champions League final in 14 years despite losing 5-2 at Morocco's brave Wydad Casablanca on Saturday following unexpected drama.
Ittihad team
September 24, 2016 - 19:38 GMT
Jeddah-based football club Ittihad continued at the top of the Saudi Pro League of, as it drew with across the city rival Ahli 1-1, in a match played tonight, in Jeddah, at the end of the fourth match day of the competition.