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January 20, 2018

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23:35 GMT
Al Wahda were crowned as winners of the UAE Year of Zayed Super Cup Saturday for the third time in their history after defeating...
Koreas to march under 'unified flag' at Olympics
23:31 GMT
Olympics organizers and representatives from the two Koreas are meeting to work out the details of a landmark deal on the participation of Pyongyang in the Winter Games next month.
Lebanon and Iraq flags
23:28 GMT
Lebanese Minister of Youth and Sports Mohammed Fneish arrived in Baghdad yesterday evening accompanied by a delegation comprising the heads of the Lebanese Olympic Committee and the Football Federation on an official visit to Iraq.
President of the Qatar Football Association Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed al-Thani (Photo: Gulf Times)
23:24 GMT
President of the Qatar Football Association (QFA) HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani said that he supports all the efforts made by Iraq to lift the ban imposed on its stadiums.

January 19, 2018

Qatar's Almoez Ali (right) and Hisham Ali celebrate during their team's quarter-final match against Palestine in the Asian U23 Championship in Changzhou, China, Friday. Almoez scored two goals and Hisham added a third as Qatar defeated Palestine 3-2 in a thrilling game to qualify for the semi-finals. (Photo: Gulf Times)
21:23 GMT
Almoez Ali continued his rich vein of form at the AFC U23 Championship 2018 as his brace and Hisham Ali’s second half strike helped Qatar survive a late Palestine revival to seal a place in the semi-finals courtesy of an eventful 3-2 win.
Dubai hosts the region’s first Global Goals World Cup tournament (Photo: Gulf News)
21:18 GMT
Dubai hosts the region’s first Global Goals World Cup tournament
The UAE Road Cycling Championship logo
21:13 GMT
Inaugural edition of road cycling championships to be held along Abu Dhabi Corniche on January 26
Yiech Pur Biel (left) with Qatar Olympic Committee president HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani (second right) and other dignitaries at the inaugural board meeting of the Olympic Refuge Foundation in Lausanne, Switzerland.
21:05 GMT
A refugee who ran in the Rio Olympics has been chosen to improve sports facilities at displacement camps around the world so people like him can compete at the Tokyo games in 2020.

January 18, 2018

Tunisia national football team
17:21 GMT
Tunisia climbed four places to 23rd in the 1st FIFA World Rankings of 2018, published Thursday, thus regaining their leadership of the African ranking.
Run in aid of cancer charity Rahma is supported by Abu Dhabi Ports
17:16 GMT
Run in aid of cancer charity Rahma is supported by Abu Dhabi Ports
Wesley Sneijder
16:28 GMT
Al Gharafa playmaker Wesley Sneijder has expressed his delight at being in Doha and praised the facilities at Aspire Academy and Aspetar Hospital as well as Qatar's preparations for hosting the 2022 World Cup.
Palestine national football team
16:06 GMT
Palestine moved up five places in the FIFA World Ranking list published on Thursday to occupy the 75th place.
Argentina star Angel Di Maria
12:49 GMT
Argentina star Angel Di Maria believes the 2022 FIFA World Cup will have a huge impact in Qatar and across the Arab world.
 Despite his side's struggles in La Liga this season, the French coach is happy with his current squad and feels no need to strengthen this winter
12:42 GMT
Despite his side's struggles in La Liga this season, the French coach is happy with his current squad and feels no need to strengthen this winter

January 17, 2018

Iran national football team
19:58 GMT
Iran national football team may be surprised by a friendly match with Azzurri.
The 2018 Arab Women Sports Tournament logo
19:46 GMT
Fourth edition scheduled to get under way at 10 venues from February 2
The Sharjah International Cycling Tour will take place on the 24th of January, up to the 27th
17:26 GMT
It has been revealed by the High Committee which organizes the sixth copy of Sharjah International Cycling Tour, which would take place on the 24th of January...
The run will start on 3rd February from Fujairah Terminal, pass through Khalifa Port, and end at Zayed Port.
16:48 GMT
In honour of the Year of Zayed, Abu Dhabi Ports on Wednesday announced its support to Rahma through an inspiring 327 km ultramarathon across three major ports in Abu Dhabi.
Iraq has asked for Qatar's support in getting the ban on the country organizing tournament lifted by FIFA.
15:47 GMT
Iraq has asked for Qatar's support in getting the ban on the country organizing tournament lifted by FIFA.
Riyad Mahrez
15:28 GMT
Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez could be worth even more than £100 million (112 million euros) if he leaves Leicester City at the end of the season, Foxes manager Claude Puel said on Monday.

January 16, 2018

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18:28 GMT
New research suggests it’s possible to turn back the clock on a misspent youth
Karim Benzema
17:30 GMT
Karim Benzema has become fit to return Real Madrid's upcoming cup match against Leganes, as it is a big news for Zinedine Zidane, the MARCA said.
A bus carrying a delegation of South Korean officials passes a military check point on the road leading to the border truce village of Panmunjom in Paju on January 15, 2018. North and South Korea began talks on January 15 on appearances by Pyongyang's state-run artistic performers at next month's Winter Olympics in the South, after the North agreed to attend the Games.

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16:00 GMT
South Korean Police are preparing to ramp up security protection for North Koreans attending the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics next month.
The AFC Under 23 Championship China 2018 logo
15:39 GMT
The Palestinian U-23 Olympic football team defeated Thailand 5-1 in a game played on Tuesday in Changzhou Olympic Sports Center in China qualifying it for the quarter-finals of the Asia Football Confederation (AFC) Under23 Championship.
Maybe the time is right for a change
15:23 GMT
At the halfway point of the season, is the coach living on borrowed time?
Tunisia's national football team
15:07 GMT
Tunisia's national coach Nabil Maaloul said on Monday that the Carthage Eagles would aim at reaching the knockout stage for the first time in the 2018 World Cup this year.

January 15, 2018

This picture taken on December 28, 2017 in Gangneung shows venues for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics including Gangneung Ice Arena (L), Gangneung Oval (C) and Gangneung Hockey Centre (bottom R). Thousands of avid speed skating fans will pack the futuristic Gangneung Oval for the Olympic tournament next month. But afterwards one suggestion is for the cavernous steel-grey structure to host frozen fish.
Yelim LEE / AFP
19:38 GMT
North and South Koreas have held a new round of talks aimed at hammering out the details of Pyongyang’s plan to send a group of art performers to the South for next month’s Winter Olympics.
Reza Salehi Amiri (Photo: tasnimnews.com)
18:30 GMT
Reza Salehi Amiri has been elected unopposed as the 11th President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
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16:28 GMT
Losing weight in Arthritis can be difficult as even the simplest of movements can be hard to perform.
Best fitness trackers 2018
16:10 GMT
Health tracking is important and no matter what you want, we have the greatest fitness trackers compiled in one list.
Qatar national football team
15:59 GMT
Abdulkarim Hassan says that there's increasing pressure on the Qatar national team to perform well at major competitions as the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar draws closer.
The Algeria international has been linked with the Reds and the Gunners, but the Foxes manager is confident of keeping the Algerian winger
15:36 GMT
The Algeria international has been linked with the Reds and the Gunners, but the Foxes manager is confident of keeping the Algerian winger

January 14, 2018

Roberto Mancini
19:45 GMT
Russian club have friendlies with Copenhagen, Prague and Guangzhou
 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah were all on target as Liverpool beat Manchester City 4-3.
19:32 GMT
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah were all on target as Liverpool beat Manchester City 4-3.
The Madrid manager knows the confidence of his side is shaken after another disappointing loss in league play
15:13 GMT
The Madrid manager knows the confidence of his side is shaken after another disappointing loss in league play
The Leicester forward is being mooted as a possible replacement for Philippe Coutinho at Anfield - or Alexis Sanchez at the Emirates
14:34 GMT
The Leicester forward is being mooted as a possible replacement for Philippe Coutinho at Anfield - or Alexis Sanchez at the Emirates
Muharraq Sports Club logo
14:18 GMT
Two men accused of attacking staff and athletes at a popular sports club in Muharraq have been acquitted due to lack of evidence.
CHAMPIONS: The Tunisian team celebrate their victory. (Photo: Gulf Times)
09:23 GMT
The Tunisian team emerged champions of the first Inter-Community Beach Volleyball Tournament organised at Al Gharafa Sports Club. They beat Sudan in the final match on Friday evening to lift the Apparel Challengers Cup.

January 13, 2018

Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi
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Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi has signed with al-Gharafa Football Club, which currently competes in the highest professional league in Qatari football known as the Qatar Stars League.
Photo: Anadolu Agency
20:40 GMT
Olympic Committee ponders on whether to allow unified Korean team at upcoming PyeongChang Winter Games, North Korea says
Photo: Anadolu Agency
20:34 GMT
Public run to start in Cengelkoy on Sunday morning and finish at 15 July Martyrs Bridge
Ooredoo Doha Marathon logo
20:31 GMT
A record number of over 2,400 participants took part in the sixth edition of the Ooredoo Doha Marathon, in the presence of Minister of Youth and Sports...

January 12, 2018

The Reds have money to spend following the €160 million sale of a Brazilian star to Barcelona, but they have been warned off Leicester's winger
22:34 GMT
The Reds have money to spend following the €160 million sale of a Brazilian star to Barcelona, but they have been warned off Leicester's winger
Mohamed Salah
22:25 GMT
Egypt and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah won the Liverpool Player of the Month award for December, sweeping up the award for the fourth time in five months since joining the Reds.
Al Ahly are the record holders of the tournament with ten titles, seven more than rivals Zamalek.
22:16 GMT
An unforgivable blunder by the Egyptian cup runners-up's goalkeeper opened the net for Egypt's domestic double champions Al Alhly at a packed Hazza bin Zayed Stadium
 It was a historic day in the Middle Eastern country, as females were permitted to take in a Saudi Pro League game (Photo: Goal)
22:11 GMT
It was a historic day in the Middle Eastern country, as females were permitted to take in a Saudi Pro League game

January 11, 2018

 The French tactician has downplayed talks about a possible exit for the Algeria international
20:23 GMT
The French tactician has downplayed talks about a possible exit for the Algeria international
Mohamed Aboutrika
19:36 GMT
Former midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika was voted the greatest player in Egyptian history in a FIFA poll, overcoming the likes of Mohamed Salah, Mahmoud Al-Khateeb, and Hossam Hassan.
Disgraced former FIFA President Sepp Blatter
11:51 GMT
Austrian prosecutors said on Wednesday they are investigating the national football federation head over a payment made at the time of the disgraced Sepp Blatter's re-election as FIFA president in 2015.
During the meeting, officials from Save the Dream discussed a number of potential sports projects and areas of mutual interest with the Sudanese delegation. (Photo: Gulf Times)
11:43 GMT
The Darfur Refugee Football Team visited the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) headquarter in Doha recently to meet with...
The researchers claimed that exercise could reverse damage to sedentary, ageing hearts and help to prevent the risk of future heart failure.
11:19 GMT
London [UK], January 11 (ANI): Heart failure is a chronic, progressive condition in which the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood through to meet the body's needs for blood and oxygen.
 The Gunners are reportedly chasing the Leicester star as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, but will he get better offers than the Emirates club?
11:12 GMT
The Gunners are reportedly chasing the Leicester star as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, but will he get better offers than the Emirates club?
Mohamed Salah
00:49 GMT
Real Madrid are set to step up their efforts to sign Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, according to Gianluca Di Marzio .
 After seeing his side fail to beat second-tier Numancia at home in the Copa del Rey, the manager admitted that he is vulnerable
00:31 GMT
After seeing his side fail to beat second-tier Numancia at home in the Copa del Rey, the manager admitted that he is vulnerable

January 10, 2018

Houcine Ammouta
15:26 GMT
Moroccan side Wydad de Casablanca announced on Tuesday that they had parted ways with coach Houcine Ammouta due to the team's poor results in the domestic league.
Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum along with Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Matar Al Tayer, pose for the picture with the winners during the 9th Mohammed bin Rashid Creative Sports Awards at Dubai World Trade Centre.
15:08 GMT
Olympic gold medalists hope Mohammad Bin Rashid Creative Sports Awards can inspire next generation
 Jurgen Klopp's attack has been boosted by the return to fitness of two forwards ahead of the visit of the Premier League leaders
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Jurgen Klopp's attack has been boosted by the return to fitness of two forwards ahead of the visit of the Premier League leaders

January 9, 2018

Riyad Mahrez
22:06 GMT
Arsenal are interested in luring Riyad Mahrez to Emirates Stadium in the January window as they look for a replacement for Alexis Sanchez, according to Le Buteur.
Oman's players celebrate after winning the Gulf Cup of Nations 2017 final football match between Oman and the UAE at the Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Stadium in Kuwait City on January 5, 2018.
20:54 GMT
Sultan Qaboos issued orders yesterday to pay out cash rewards and grant residential lands to players of the National Football Team for winning the 23rd Gulf Cup held recently in Kuwait.
Dutch player Wesley Sneijder gives a press conference in Doha as he was officially unveiled by Al-Gharafa football team on January 8, 2018, after signing an 18-month contract with the mid-table Qatari side .
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14:51 GMT
Wesley Sneijder has an impressive resume, having played for top football clubs like Ajax, Real Madrid and Inter Milan in his stellar career.
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14:13 GMT
Protesters projected the message “F*** Trump” on the front of the stadium where the US President attended the college football national championship game on Monday.
Mohammed Salah
13:48 GMT
Mohammed Salah has underlined his growing pedigree as Africa's biggest Football star by winning both the CAF Africa Player of the year and the BBC Award but now also...
Michael Laudrup
13:31 GMT
QNB Stars League side Al Rayyan confirmed that their coach Michael Laudrup would stay till the end of the season.

January 8, 2018

Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi (Photo: sharjah24.ae)
21:07 GMT
The UAE Cabinet has issued a resolution appointing Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Sports.
Women will enter the stadiums through separate gates and the process will be supervised by women.
20:39 GMT
New facilities include prayer rooms, restrooms and even a designated smoking area for women
Six-time world champion Mohamed Farah
15:34 GMT
A stellar international field of athletes have confirmed theirparticipation in the Ooredoo Doha Marathon to be held on January 12,Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) announced yesterday.
The Argentina international is unlikely to move to Ligue 1, with the French club seemingly pulling out of the running
15:26 GMT
The Argentina international is unlikely to move to Ligue 1, with the French club seemingly pulling out of the running
Fresh faces are not required to boost the Merengue's stuttering season, according to their coach following a 2-2 draw at Balaidos
15:11 GMT
Fresh faces are not required to boost the Merengue's stuttering season, according to their coach following a 2-2 draw at Balaidos
Dutch star Wesley Sneijder
15:02 GMT
Dutch star Wesley Sneijder reached Doha late on Saturday night tosign for QNB Stars League side Al Gharafa.

January 7, 2018

Photo: SANA
21:21 GMT
Ten male and female weightlifters from Hama province joined the Syrian national team for weightlifting which participated in the Arab and Afro-Asian Championship recently held in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh.
UAE national football team
20:24 GMT
Coach Zaccheroni escapes blame; Bin Ghalita accuses stars of not giving everything
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Don't fall victim to wrong advice. Hear it out from the fitness experts
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09:53 GMT
Exercising with a buddy can give you both mental and fitness boosts.
Photo: Qatar Tribune
09:43 GMT
German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich thrashed QNB Stars League side Al Ahli 6-0 in a friendly match as part of their Qatar Winter Training camp at the Aspire Zone on Saturday.
Riyad Mahrez
09:29 GMT
Despite rumours that Riyad Mahrez would be having a medical with Liverpool on Sunday, Sky Sports have claimed that the Reds have no interest in signing the Leicester City star.