The scientists calling for an Olympics postponement come from famous universities such as Oxford, Harvard and Yale
May 28, 2016 - 22:53 GMT
August's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro should be postponed or moved to avoid intensifying the spread of the Zika virus, according to a letter signed by 151 leading scientists.
The Qatar Ladies Open will be held from November 23-26 at the Doha Golf Club
May 27, 2016 - 17:25 GMT
The Ladies European Tour is set to break new ground this winter when it stages an event in Qatar for the first time.
Ibrahim Hamato
May 26, 2016 - 17:53 GMT
Has anyone ever told you that you can’t do something? And that “something” is out of your league and will forever be...
Photo: OSN
May 26, 2016 - 16:23 GMT
OSN, the home to all WWE programming in the Middle East, announced that Smackdown will now air live – for the first time ever...
Fatma al Nabhani
May 26, 2016 - 15:21 GMT
Oman's Fatma al Nabhani advanced to the second round of the US$25,000 ITF Incheon Women's Challenger tournament in Incheon, South Korea on Wednesday.
Raneem Al Welily (photo: @RaneemElWelily)
May 25, 2016 - 19:55 GMT
Egyptain sympathetic with tired rival after posting straight-set win in PSA Dubai World Series Finals
Mourad Laachraoui (photo: huffingtonpost)
May 23, 2016 - 09:09 GMT
Mourad Laachraoui is the younger brother of Najim, one of two suicide bombers who killed 32 people in March.
Fatma al Nabhani
May 22, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Oman’s tennis star Fatma al Nabhani hopes for a better show at the US$25,000 ITF Incheon Women's Challenger tournament in South Korea after making an exit in the quarterfinals of the Goyang event in South Korea on Friday.
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy logo
May 21, 2016 - 21:15 GMT
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) has conducted a study to explore the sports preferences of female Emirati youth....
Luciano Spalletti
May 19, 2016 - 17:25 GMT
Roma's coach prepares for Ahly friendly as official game to save the team's reputation
Yara Shalaby
May 19, 2016 - 15:45 GMT
When Yara Shalaby got lost in the desert during her first race, she felt she had handed victory to all those who had mocked her decision to become Egypt's first woman rally driver.
Wadha al Balushi (R) (source:
May 17, 2016 - 15:34 GMT
Two Omani shooters, Wadha al Balushi and Hamed al Khatri, have been handed wild cards by the IOC to take part in the 2016 Olympic Games that will be held in the Brazilian capital of Rio de Janeiro from August 5-21.
The study results showed exercise is an important component of overall health and is critically important in the fight against obesity, especially during the juvenile period
May 17, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
Researchers from the University of Missouri have found that exercise can play a more significant role than diet in fighting against obesity.
Oman Olympic Committee logo
May 16, 2016 - 06:46 GMT
A number of Omani athletes will participate in the Olympic Games Rio- 2016 which will be held in Brazil in light of the interest of...
According to experts, the Zika virus causes the birth defect microcephaly in babies born to women infected with the virus
May 14, 2016 - 18:35 GMT
Amidst growing concerns over the spread of Zika virus, the World Health Organisation has advised pregnant women to avoid travelling to Rio for the upcoming Olympics.
Noah al-Khulaifi (source:
May 12, 2016 - 16:10 GMT
In less than three months, 17-year-old Qatari swimmer Noah al-Khulaifi will head to his first Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro...