November 26, 2015 - 21:47 GMT
The Iranian handball team defeated Bahrain 35-30 on Tuesday in Rio Olympic Qualifiers in Doha, Qatar and advanced to the final match.
President of International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach
November 26, 2015 - 21:14 GMT
The President of International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, on Thursday said that extra effort must be taken to improve anti-doping programmes ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Qatar Football Association set to host the eighth Gulf festival for U-14 youngsters between January 28 and 30
November 26, 2015 - 16:34 GMT
Qatar Football Association (QFA) will host the eighth Gulf festival for U-14 youngsters between January 28 and 30 with the participation of six national teams from Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Dortmund will be in Dubai January 7-16
November 26, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Borussia Dortmund are to head to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates for a winter training camp early next year, the Bundesliga club said Thursday.
Blatter claims innocence
November 26, 2015 - 10:35 GMT
FIFA's embattled president Sepp Blatter has said that he deserves an honorable exit from the world's football governing body, insisting that he is `not a bad man`.
November 25, 2015 - 22:45 GMT
Qatar's inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) , 'Race of Qatar' starting at Lusail International Circuit Friday, will be unique as it will be the championship’s first night race and rally ace Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah will make his debut in the closing round of the world event.
Brazilian coach Paqueta close to take charge of Egypt's Zamalek
November 25, 2015 - 18:15 GMT
Brazilian manager Marcos Paqueta said on Tuesday he is close to taking charge of Egyptian champions Zamalek following the sudden departure of Portuguese coach Jesualdo Ferreira.
November 25, 2015 - 16:03 GMT
Mubadala Community Cup gets underway this weekend at Meydan Tennis Academy in Dubai
Al Nabhani knocked out of the US$10,000 Morocco Open ITF championship in the last-four stage
November 25, 2015 - 15:01 GMT
Oman's top tennis player, Fatma al Nabhani, was knocked out of the US$10,000 Morocco Open ITF championship in the last-four stage in Casablanca recently.
Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah
November 25, 2015 - 10:58 GMT
Qatar’s Nasser Saleh al-Attiyah said he is feeling good ahead of his debut in the FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), having tested his Campos Racing Team Chevrolet at the Losail International Circuit yesterday.
The ethics committee has recommended Platini be banned for life
November 24, 2015 - 22:18 GMT
The ethics committee of world football governing body FIFA has recommended UEFA president Michel Platini be banned for life, a report said Tuesday.
November 24, 2015 - 17:15 GMT
The 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament’s, AWST, Organising Committee has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Etisalat, making the Telecoms Corporation the first Platinum Sponsor of the Sharjah 2016 Tournament.
5 apps every football fan should have on their phone (source: Shutterstock)
November 24, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
When you’re a die-hard football fan, you want updates on your team immediately. There’s no such thing as patience when an important match is on the line. Here are five apps that will keep you in the know wherever you are:
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with his trophy after winning the DP World Tour Golf Championship in Dubai, on November 22, 2015. The $8 million DP World Tour Championship features the top-60 players in the Race to Dubai. AFP PHOTO / MARWAN NAAMANI
November 24, 2015 - 14:23 GMT
Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy has said that one of his goals for 2016 is to play in the Masters tournament which would consequently complete his Grand Slam's set of winning all four majors.
PSG to make further tribute to Paris attack victims
November 24, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
The words 'je suis Paris' will replace the sponsor on Paris Saint-Germain's shirts for the next two games after the recent attacks in the French capital
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix organisers pull out all stops
November 23, 2015 - 22:33 GMT
Yas Marina Circuit officials on Monday revealed some of the preparations involved to ensure that the venue is ready for the anticipated 60,000 sellout audience for the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix between Friday and Sunday.