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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
2017 Squash Open D’Italia logo
February 18, 2017 - 18:46 GMT
Two Egyptian squash players, Youssef Ibrahim and Mohamed Saied, represented Egypt in the 2017 Squash Open D’Italia.
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic poses for a picture with the winner's trophy after winning against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their final tennis match in the WTA Qatar Total Open on February 18, 2017, in Doha. Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the Qatar Open title.
February 18, 2017 - 18:31 GMT
Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the Qatar Open title on Saturday.
Sharjah Ladies Run logo
February 18, 2017 - 18:15 GMT
Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, has announced that more than AED100, 000 worth of prizes will be at stake for this year’s Sharjah Ladies Run, taking place on February 24.
WTA logo
February 17, 2017 - 20:15 GMT
DDF to continue as premier sponsor of global women’s tennis
UAE National Olympic Committee logo
February 17, 2017 - 19:59 GMT
The National Olympic Academy will hold a four-day course called "The Future of Sport in the UAE," which will provide an academic perspective.
Photo: Meghdad Madadi
February 17, 2017 - 19:47 GMT
Iran’s national squad of freestyle wrestlers defeated the US rivals at the final to crown the World Cup for the sixth consecutive time.
Suhail Azzam, who will represent Jordan at the Asian Winter Games next week, in an undated photo (Photo: JOC Media Service)
February 16, 2017 - 14:41 GMT
Jordan will send two skiers to the 8th Asian Winter Games taking place in Sapporo, Japan, from February 19-26, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
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February 16, 2017 - 14:06 GMT
A UAE newspaper has said that the second National Sports Day serves as a reminder of the important role of sport and other physical activities in our lives.