PSG team (Photo: Boris Horvat / AFP)
August 24, 2016 - 20:03 GMT
French football champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) will receive 175 million euros (Dh727.8 million) from the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) to promote tourism in the Gulf country, according to media reports on Wednesday.
Abeer Abdel Rahman (Photo:
August 24, 2016 - 17:57 GMT
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced on Wednesday that the bronze medal for women's weightlifting at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games is to be re-destributed to Egyptian Abeer Abdel Rahman...
The players thanked the Queen for her role in promoting equality and sports in Jordan
August 24, 2016 - 17:22 GMT
Her Majesty Queen Rania met with female football players in the U-17 national football team, while training at the Amman International Stadium on Tuesday.
Ronaldo is bidding to equal Messi with the most UEFA accolades since the inception of the prize in 2011
August 24, 2016 - 16:39 GMT
Portugal star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who is the frontrunner to clinch UEFA Best Player in Europe award, has labelled the 2015-16 season as one of the finest of his professional football career.
August 24, 2016 - 15:26 GMT
Manchester City Football Club are launching the new City Football Schools season in the UAE with an expanded team of professional coaches and female-only sessions for young players.
Mohamed Ihab
August 23, 2016 - 18:30 GMT
Egyptian weightlifter Mohamed Ihab, who won the bronze medal at this month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, has said he submitted an application for Qatari citizenship prior to the Games due to a lack of support for his sporting career in Egypt.
Celtic fans wave Palestinians flags when their team played an Israeli side last Wednesday in Glasgow
August 23, 2016 - 18:12 GMT
When Glasgow Celtic fans raised Palestinian flags during a match last week with an Israeli team, they were not only sending an infuriating message to the Israelis...
Ahmed Elmohamady
August 23, 2016 - 15:55 GMT
Egypt's assistant coach speaks about Ahmed Elmohamady's recent return to the Pharaohs
The celebration began with the Jordanian and Canadian national anthems, followed by a speech of the JCS president Ziad Malawi Freihat
August 23, 2016 - 15:17 GMT
Jordanian community in Canada celebrated champion Ahmed Abu Ghaush, who won the gold medal in Taekwondo at the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio Brazil.
August 23, 2016 - 12:44 GMT
Supporters showed solidarity with the country during their Champions League play-off tie with Israeli side Hapoel Be’er Sheva last Wednesday, causing the club to be fined
Olympic bronze medalist, Sergiu Toma,with his medal during the press conference at UAE Judo Federation in Abu Dhabi (Photo: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News)
August 22, 2016 - 19:50 GMT
My life hasn’t changed after winning the medal, he says
The Arab world’s only double-medalist at Rio 2016 lashes out at his government
August 22, 2016 - 18:54 GMT
Taoufik Makhloufi is the only Algerian to make it to the Rio Olympic podium, and he did it twice.
Rio de Janeiro bids farewell to the 31st Summer Olympic Games that saw the participation of more than ten thousand athletes in the biggest sports showpiece
August 22, 2016 - 16:48 GMT
A total of 2,102 medals in 28 sports were awarded during the 2016 Rio Games.
Zayed Sports City (Photo:
August 22, 2016 - 15:58 GMT
The Zayed Sports City has announced the opening of ZSC Academy, starting with coaching for tennis and ice skating, marking another addition to the complex’s growing portfolio of community programs and events.
Dancers perform during the closing ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016.
Luis Acosta / AFP
August 22, 2016 - 13:45 GMT
The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are formally closed by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, who declares them "marvellous" Games.
Jordan's Ahmad Abughaush poses with his gold medal on the podium after the men's taekwondo event in the -68kg category as part of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 18, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro.
August 21, 2016 - 16:36 GMT
Jordanians from across the board have expressed their joy for the first official Olympic medal, a win that further “united” the people in the love of the country.