New champion from Ukraine pleased after solid week of tennis
February 27, 2017 - 18:33 GMT
New champion from Ukraine pleased after solid week of tennis
Photo: Emirates News Agency
February 27, 2017 - 17:24 GMT
The 9th successive Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan...
Ahmed bin Jeddo (Photo:
February 26, 2017 - 17:45 GMT
Moroccan boxer Ahmed bin Jeddo won the world championship in professional boxing in 69 kg, as classified by the World Boxing Organization (WBO)
Elina Svitolina of Ukraine celebrates with the trophy after winning the final women's WTA Tennis Championship match in Dubai on February 25, 2017. Svitolina beat Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 to win a rain-delayed final.
February 26, 2017 - 16:26 GMT
Elina Svitolina will join the WTA top 10 for the first time thanks to a 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to win the Dubai Tennis Championships.
Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck (Photo: Daily News Egypt)
February 26, 2017 - 16:01 GMT
The Hungarian ambassador to Egypt, Péter Kveck, met with the Egyptian Minister of Youth and Sports, Khaled Abdel Aziz, on 21 February at the ministry’s headquarters...
The late boxing legend Muhammad Ali
February 25, 2017 - 17:02 GMT
A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.
The 2011 champion and DDF ambassador becomes most successful player in 17-year history of event
February 24, 2017 - 16:25 GMT
Former champion and tenth seed Caroline Wozniacki made her second final in Dubai when she swept aside Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-4 before an appreciative crowd at the Dubai Duty Free Women’s Open on Friday.
Shaikha Hayat bintAbdulaziz Al Khalifa (Photo: Bahrain News Agency)
February 24, 2017 - 15:43 GMT
The Kingdom of Bahrain looks to regain the GCC Women’s Games glory next month when the Fifth edition of the games takes place in Doha.
Qatar's Adel Hussein Abdulla
February 23, 2017 - 19:01 GMT
Nissan’s Adel Hussein Abdulla has won his FIA appeal and has belatedly been crowned the 2016 FIA T2 World Champion.
Qatar Olympic Committee logo
February 23, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is hosting a training camp as part of "Shine", its Rio 2016 legacy project.
There will also be two in-season tests, the first in Bahrain on April 18 and 19 and more details announced later
February 23, 2017 - 16:27 GMT
Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) is getting all geared up to host this year’s biggest and most awaited event: the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain...
Other women featured in the sportswear ad include Tunisian fencer and Olympics medalist Ines Boubakri, Emirati Parkour trainer Amal Mourad, Saudi singer Balqees Fathi and Jordanian boxer Arifa Bseiso.
February 23, 2017 - 15:37 GMT
"What will they say about you?" is a rhetorical question with which many women and girls in the Middle East are all too familiar...
Angelique Kerber
February 22, 2017 - 18:52 GMT
German Angelique Kerber turned in her best Dubai Tennis Championships performance by producing a 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Monica Puig on Wednesday.
Photo: Jordan Times
February 22, 2017 - 17:35 GMT
Jordan will host the first ever Arab Martial Arts Games later this year, underlining the country’s reputation as a safe and secure destination for staging major international events, the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service said on Sunday.
Painful condition doesn’t affect only tennis players (Photo:
February 22, 2017 - 16:48 GMT
Painful condition doesn’t affect only tennis players
The Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy logo
February 22, 2017 - 16:16 GMT
In line with its mandate to advance Emirati women’s thinking, knowledge and learning in the realm of sports, the Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, FBMA...