May 5, 2013
The Saudi education ministry’s decision to allow girls in private schools to play sports should certainly be hailed as a positive move. But it is yet another reminder of the deep gender disparity that exists in the country.
April 28, 2013
Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton has promised his fans that he can win the Formula One title again this season, allaying fears that his swap to Mercedes after 14 years at McLaren would be a setback in his bid for Formula 1 glory.
April 26, 2013
The British horse trainer, who had confessed to doping 11 prize thoroughbreds belonging to Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed, has been...
April 25, 2013
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has lauched the first public sports event to take place at the Olympic Stadium since the Games last year.
April 21, 2013
Defending champion Sebastian Vettel grabbed the lead on the third lap Sunday and went to record a dominating victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Iran officially announced preparedness to host the 3rd Islamic Solidarity Games which was due to be held in Indonesia in June but was postponed due to the delayed supply of the necessary equipment and facilities.
April 18, 2013
Dubai-based airline Emirates has signed a five-year deal to be the official partner of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros, which takes place this year between May 26 and June 9.
April 15, 2013
Nawal Al Moutawakel, the pathbreaking Olympic gold medallist, will lead an array of sportspersons from the Arab world at next week’s Peace and Sport Forum, to be held at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai on April 23-24.
April 3, 2013
Mike Tyson, reality star Snooki and even the White House got into the spirit of April Fools' Day on Monday with a few headline-making hoax tweets.
March 27, 2013
Tiger Woods returned to No. 1 in the world by winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational, not surprising except if you consider where he was a little more than a year ago.
March 10, 2013
US President Barack Obama has been placed at 44th position in the list of the 50 most powerful people in sports, put together by Sports Illustrated magazine.
March 1, 2013
The cancer-fighting charity of disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has said it will survive despite the negative fallout of the doping scandal which forced Armstrong to step down from the foundation.
February 24, 2013
Petra Kvitova came to Dubai without her coach David Kotyza. But that was never an impediment for the World No.8 as she became the first player from...
February 21, 2013
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's attorney has revealed the American won't interview under oath with the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to reveal all he knows about doping in cycling.
A near-capacity crowd, including football legend Diego Maradona, was left dumbfounded following the withdrawal of World No 1 Serena Williams from the...