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September 29, 2016 - 14:51 GMT
Ali Saleh Alshunnar, aged 15, has become the youngest Emirati to climb Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, 5,895 metres above sea level, the highest free standing mountain in the world.
Aref Al Awani, Abu Dhabi Sports Council General Secretary, Mohammad Bin Sulayem and Ahmed Al Kaabi at the Yas Marina Circuit during the official launch of its 2016/17 calendar. (Photo: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News)
September 28, 2016 - 16:07 GMT
Bosses at Abu Dhabi’s F1 venue announce most comprehensive calendar yet, with more than 377 activities
The reports said that a panel set up by Tokyo governor is ready to propose moving venues for sports including swimming, volleyball and rowing elsewhere.
September 28, 2016 - 14:55 GMT
More venues for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo could be moved outside the host city for cost-cutting reasons, further undermining the original plan for compact Games, according to Japanese news reports on Wednesday.
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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.
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
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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.
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
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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.
Raneem El-Welily
September 24, 2016 - 18:40 GMT
Egyptian squash players witnessed another victorious day on 23 September at the final matches of the 2016 Al-Ahram Squash Open.
Ali Farag
September 23, 2016 - 17:43 GMT
The final matches of Al-Ahram Squash Open are all-Egyptian in the men and women’s competition. Ali Farag will play against Karim Abdel Gawad, while Nour El-Sherbiny will take on Raneem El-Welily in the final matches on 23 September.
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September 23, 2016 - 17:38 GMT
The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) honored 39 young athletes with outstanding academic marks at a special reception ceremony.
Farag Amer, head of the parliamentary committee, said that South Africa will be the only competitor to Egypt
September 22, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Parliament’s Youth and Sport Committee has asked the government to submit a bid for the 2028 Olympic Games.
The fifth edition of the Asian Beach Games logo
September 22, 2016 - 15:27 GMT
Bahrain’s national beach handball and bodybuilding teams have touched down on Da Nang ahead of this year’s Asian Beach Games.
Rio's X-ray machines to be reused in jails
September 21, 2016 - 16:17 GMT
X-ray machines and metal detectors used in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are set to be recycled in jails across Brazil, according to the country's Justice Ministry.
Hani al Dhabit (c) (Photo: Muscat Daily)
September 21, 2016 - 15:16 GMT
Oman beach soccer captain and experienced footballer Hani al Dhabit will be the sultanate’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG) in Da Nang, Vietnam on September 24.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
September 20, 2016 - 15:35 GMT
Mohammed bin Rashid hails achievements of UAE team at 2016 Rio Paralympic Games
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September 20, 2016 - 14:29 GMT
Qatar Women Handball team beat Jordan 22-19 to win the title of the Inaugural West Asian Women's Handball Championship 2016 in Doha on Monday.