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Hossein Bagheri (Photo: irissf.ir)
June 23, 2016 - 17:18 GMT
Israeli shooter Sergey Richter claimed a bronze medal in the 10-meter air rifle competition at the World Cup event in Baku, Azerbaijan on Thursday, but the medal ceremony would overshadow his success.
Kuwait's flagbearer Fehaid Aldeehani leads his delegation as they parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2012. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON
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June 23, 2016 - 10:01 GMT
Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said the State of Kuwait is taking the International Olympic Committee to the...
Hajer Al Umairi (Photo: newsofbahrain.com)
June 23, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) board member, Bahrain Table Tennis Associaiton...
Mohamed Essam El-Din (Photo: Daily News Egypt)
June 23, 2016 - 09:45 GMT
It takes a lot of guts to take a gap-year during university, especially in Egypt, where maintaining a consistent track-record during one’s education is seen as a necessity for success. But that did not stop Mohamed Essam El-Din from breaking this taboo...
Musaeb Abdulrahman Balla
June 22, 2016 - 16:04 GMT
Spanish police said they had arrested a Qatari athlete Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking that has already seen one of the world’s top coaches taken into custody.
Mohsen Al-Dohaileb (Photo: eshraqlife.ne)
June 22, 2016 - 15:49 GMT
Saudi weightlifter Mohsen Al-Dohaileb has qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics. He will compete in the Men’s 69 kg event.
Chairman of Kuwait Disabled Sports Club (KDSC) Shafi Al-Hajri (Photo: kuna.net.kw)
June 22, 2016 - 05:04 GMT
President of Kuwait Disabled Sports Club Shafi Al- Hajiri said the change of the name of the Public Disabled Authority to Public Authority of those with special needs is something dangerous...
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June 21, 2016 - 19:39 GMT
Gold Medal nominee Hussein Abdulla Ayyad believes Bahrain MMA National team is ready to shock the world at this year’s IMMAF Amateur World Championships in Las Vegas.
Hajer Al Umairi (Photo: albiladpress.com)
June 21, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
Bahraini runner, Hajer Al Umairi has made a personal achievement by qualifying to the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 after winning the 100-meter race at the Bulgarian athletic meeting.
The national Iranian men’s basketball team (Photo: presstv.ir)
June 20, 2016 - 15:23 GMT
Iran will take part at the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament after winning two titles in WABA and Challenge Cup.
Alaeddin Ghasoun
June 19, 2016 - 13:58 GMT
Participation in the tournament was a precondition in qualifying for the upcoming 2016 Olympic games that will take place in August in Rio de Janeiro.
The New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues skate in front of a dasher board advertising the betting website DraftKings at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2015 in New York City. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images/AFP
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June 19, 2016 - 00:52 GMT
Fantasy sports moved a step closer to being legal in New York on Saturday when lawmakers approved the daily and season-long games, clearing a path for FanDuel, DraftKings and others to offer them to millions of players in the state.
The state has delayed some pension and salary payments since late last year, also closing schools and medical facilities that lacked vital supplies
June 18, 2016 - 16:04 GMT
The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has declared a financial "calamity," and acknowledged problems in "honouring commitments" of the Olympic Games scheduled to begin August 5.
Yusra Mardini
June 16, 2016 - 17:23 GMT
Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini, who has been picked for a 10-strong team of refugees for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, admitted Thursday that she had huge problems owing a media hype around her.
Thomas Bach
June 16, 2016 - 17:17 GMT
Rio 2016 Olympic medals are presented during a ceremony at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday.
Mohammed al Nabhani
June 16, 2016 - 04:57 GMT
After a gap of two years, the Nabhani siblings - Khalid and Mohammed – will make a return to the national team and will lead Oman's challenge at the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV tournament that will be held in Amman, Jordan from July 13-16.