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July 27, 2017

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Twenty months ago, Tamara Grand experienced every mother’s greatest fear: The loss of a child. Struggling with her grief...
So far only South Korea and Japan have co-hosted a World Cup, in 2002.
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Argentina and Uruguay plan to apply to co-host football's 2030 World Cup, according to statements made by an Argentinian government official to local media on Wednesday.
Iraq's captain Younis Mahmoud (C) holds up the winning trophy as he along with teammates celebrate at the end of the final match of the Asian Football Cup 2007 at the Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta, 29 July 2007. Skipper Younis Mahmoud's thumping headed goal crowned Iraq as the Asian Cup champions for the first time with a stirring 1-0 win over Saudi Arabia in the final. AFP PHOTO/Saeed KHAN
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War may have played a key role in 2007 triumph, but the Lions of Mesopotamia can still roar
The potential arrival of the Monaco star and a possible departure for his star trio were put to the coach
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The potential arrival of the Monaco star and a possible departure for his star trio were put to the coach
London hosts the world athletics championships for the first time - five years after the Olympics - and the 10-day event will mark the farewell of icons Usain Bolt and Mo Farah
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London hosts the world athletics championships for the first time - five years after the Olympics - and the 10-day event will mark the farewell of icons Usain Bolt and Mo Farah
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A beleaguered Zamalek side continued their poor displays, this time succumbing to a 1-0 defeat to Lebanese Al-Ahd to almost wave the Arab Championship goodbye on Wednesday.

July 26, 2017

The UAE national football team
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Whites all but out of World Cup but coach looking to impress against Saudi Arabia and Iraq
Romelu Lukaku
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Romelu Lukaku missed out on a possible man of the match award after the Manchester derby in the US because of his Muslim faith.
Fatih Terim
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Turkish national football team coach Fatih Terim ended his contract on Wednesday, two weeks after he came under fire for allegedly assaulting a restaurant owner.
Khalfan Ibrahim
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Al Arabi have confirmed the successful transfer of Qatari international Khalfan Ibrahim from Al Sadd on a one year deal.
The Frenchman, who only joined the Giallorossi himself this summer, believes the Leicester City man would thrive in the Italian capital
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The Frenchman, who only joined the Giallorossi himself this summer, believes the Leicester City man would thrive in the Italian capital
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Egyptian giants Ahly recovered from an opening defeat to secure an easy 2-0 victory over 10-man Al-Wahda of UAE on Tuesday to keep alive their hopes of reaching the Arab Championship semis.

July 25, 2017

Twelve teams to compete this season after club mergers
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Twelve teams to compete this season after club mergers
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#FCIM and #WatfordFC want to sign #Valencia defender Aymen Abdennour #InterMilan http://www.football-espana.net/65778/watford-inter-abdennour …
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Talks are rife in the nation’s political capital Yaounde that Cameroon will finally host the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON.
Mashaykhi's 10.49m will be the new Asian record (Photo: Muscat Daily)
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In a path-breaking achievement, Oman's 26 year old Mohammed al Mashaykhi won the sultanate’s first ever medal at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, which concluded in London, UK, on Sunday.
Late Iranian female cyclist Zaynab Sasanian (Photo: Press TV)
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Member of the Iranian national women's cycling team, Zaynab Sasanian, has been killed in a road crash, while driving her car in the country’s northwestern city of Ardabil.
Maatouk ends exile by joining Nejmeh
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Nejmeh made a major splash in the local transfer market Monday, luring Lebanon captain Hasan Maaouk back to his homeland after five years in the Gulf.
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Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of the Bahrain Athletics Association...

July 24, 2017

Malek Jaziri
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Tunisian Malek Jaziri lost two places (72nd) in the ATP rankings published Monday, in spite of his qualification to the semi-final of the Gatineau (Canada) tournament where he was beaten by Canadian Polansky (6-4, 1-6 and 2-6 ).
FIFA directly tested 239 players, 175 of them out of competition and 64 in competition.
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All Confederations Cup doping tests were negative, football's governing body FIFA said Monday.
In conclusion of the tournament, China became the champion having earned 30 gold
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Iran’s sports caravan collected a total of 20 medals at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London to occupy the third place at multinational and multi-sport event.
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Bahrain’s Fatima Abdulrazzaq won a gold medal in shot put (T53) at the World Para Athletics Championship being held in London, the UK.
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Zamalek were frustrated to a 2-2 draw by Morocco’s FUS Rabat in their opening Arab Championship Group B opener at the Alexandria Stadium on Sunday.

July 23, 2017

Al Wahda team
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Tagliabue sees red as Reghecampf’s first competitive game in charge ends in defeat to Algerian outfit
The Oman Golf Committee’s mission is to raise awareness and participation levels for golf in Oman. (Photo: Supplied)
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The leading telecommunications provider in the Sultanate, Omantel, and Golf Oman have joined hands to raise awareness and participation for the game of golf in the Sultanate.
Top official of UAETA calls for urgent and serious measures
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Malik says clubs need to play a bigger role as UAE slump into Davis Cup Group IV
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Now, patients with irreparable rotator cuff tears may have a surgical option, according to a new research.
Iranian Paralympian athlete Sajad Mohammadian (Photo: Press TV)
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The Iranian sports delegation has continued to exhibit awe-inspiring displays of athletic talents at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England...
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Jordan's Al-Faisaly defeated Egypt's Al-Ahly on Saturday 1-0 in the Arab Football Club Championship.

July 22, 2017

Ahmed Hegazy
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West Bromwich Albion coach Tony Pulis has praised the performance of his Egyptian centre-back Ahmed Hegazy after...
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha insists the Algeria international still has a future at the King Power Stadium amid interest from Roma
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Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha insists the Algeria international still has a future at the King Power Stadium amid interest from Roma
Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 to win Iran’s Super Cup on Friday. (Photo: Tehran Times)
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Persepolis football team defeated Naft Tehran 3-0 to win Iran’s Super Cup on Friday.
An official statement from Etisalat was awaited at the time of writing this report
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The UAE had, on June 14, issued a directive banning Qatar-based beIN's services in the UAE due to an ongoing rift between Qatar and the Arab quartet of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt.

July 21, 2017

The 2019 event in Cameroon will be contested by 24 teams, instead of 16.
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The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be held in June and July, the Confederation of African Football has confirmed.
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hamed Amiri (Photo: Press TV)
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Iranian sportsmen have picked up more honor at the ongoing 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, and collected five more medals in the multinational and multi-sport event, and raised the Islamic Republic’s medal tally to twelve.
Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa
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Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, FIFA Vice President Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa has been ranked among the top 50 most influential football personalities in the world for 2017.
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Black Eagles president tells of his plans to make club a global brand in an era when Super Lig is finally about to take off abroad
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@beINMEDIAGROUP: Four more years of @ChampionsLeague and @EuropaLeague on @beINSPORTS in MENA https://goo.gl/jup5oY
The Algeria international was once a primary target for the Gunners, but they now seem to prefer the more expensive Thomas Lemar
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The Algeria international was once a primary target for the Gunners, but they now seem to prefer the more expensive Thomas Lemar

July 20, 2017

The new board of the UAE Triathlon Association is slowlyputting in place a system that will seek to identify youngtalent to represent the country in the future. (Photo: UAE TF)
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The board of directors of the UAE Triathlon Federation (UAE TF) will be eyeing a move into unchartered territory while tapping talent at university and school level.
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Cameroon's Sports Minister has said that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead in the country despite concerns over the pace of preparations.
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The Turkish city of Samsun is in the international spotlight through the end of July as the official host of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics, the global games for the hearing impaired.
Augusto Inacio
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After Zamalek finished the Egyptian Premier League season in third place and dropped out of the CAF Champions League in the group stage, club chairman Mortada Mansour has announced new technical staff in the assisting roles.
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13:36 GMT
Hammer thrower Sergej Litvinov is one of eight Russian athletes given permission by the international athletics federation IAAF to compete at next month's world championships under a neutral flag.

July 19, 2017

The 29-year-old defender has teamed up with the English Championship outfit from the Tigers (Photo: @Elmo_27)
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The 29-year-old defender has teamed up with the English Championship outfit from the Tigers
Oman national team midfielder Raed Ibrahim (second from right), his agent Issam al Shanfari (second from left), and Valletta FC officials after the signing of a two-year deal between Raed and Valletta in Malta
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In a career-defining move, experienced Oman national team midfielder Raed Ibrahim Saleh has signed a two-year deal with Malta's multiple domestic league champions, Valletta FC, recently...
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The 23rd Summer Deaflympics began in Samsun Tuesday with more than 3,000 athletes from 97 countries -- the most ever number of participants in the event’s history.
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Three Iranian javelin throwers collected gold, silver and bronze medals of class F57 at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Al Hammadi dedicates win to Hayayei (pictured)
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UAE para-athlete remembers teammate after winning 400-metre silver and 100-metre bronze
Abdellatif Mohamed Sadiq (Photo: Gulf Times)
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Qatari boxer Abdellatif Mohamed Sadiq has been able to break into the Guinness Book of Records after accomplishing 72 push-ups in just one minute in the two-finger push-up exercise, which no other athlete in the world has been able to achieve.

July 18, 2017

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Dear women, just one to two minutes of running everyday can improve your bone health and also reduce chances of osteoporosis and fractures in older age.
Former Real Madrid midfielder first announced the news in April (Photo: @AlJazira_uae)
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Former Real Madrid midfielder first announced the news in April
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The Asian Karate Federation has announced that Jordan will host the next Asian Karate Championships from July 10-15 in 2018, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
The Algeria international may be keen to leave the King Power Stadium but the Premier League side have yet to receive any offer for him
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The Algeria international may be keen to leave the King Power Stadium but the Premier League side have yet to receive any offer for him
Sandro Rosell
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The former president of the FC Barcelona football club in Spain, Sandro Rosell, is being accused by Spanish authorities of having accepted bribes of €30 million...
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi (Photo: Press TV)
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Iranian Paralympian athlete Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi has exceeded expectations at the ongoing 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, and been awarded a silver medal at the multinational and multi-sport event.

July 17, 2017

FIFA also denied receiving any request from the six countries for removing Qatar as World Cup hosts.
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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has denied reports about a request by six Arab countries to strip Qatar from the 2022 World Cup.
West Brom confirm Egypt defender Hegazy loan deal (Photo: Al Ahram)
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Egypt center-back Ahmed Hegazy has completed a one-year loan move to West Bromwich Albion from Ahly, the English Premier League side announced on their official website on Monday.
Oman keeper Ali Al Habsi
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Pioneering Oman goalkeeper says goodbye to Reading as he joins Saudi’s Al Hilal
Ahmad Khalil
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UAE striker finally leaves Dubai for Abu Dhabi after months of speculation
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Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) are extremely popular within the fitness industry. A recent research suggests the popular muscle building supplements are ineffective when taken in isolation.
The report, carried on a website resembling The Local, included quotes purporting to be from FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
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A story claiming that six Arab nations had written to FIFA demanding that Qatar be stripped of the World Cup in 2022 was published on what appeared to be a fake version of a Swiss news website, the site's co-founder said on Sunday.

July 16, 2017

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Diego Maradona, at Fujairah Club. (Photo: Fujairah Club twitter)
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Wolves boss pledges support team can make his side one to be feared
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Algeria has submitted a request to replace Cameroon as the 2019 African Nations Cup, AFCON, host, if the Confederation of African Football, CAF, decides to take away the hosting rights from Cameroon.
A view of the Ayla Golf Course in Aqaba (Photo: Ayla Golf Course)
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The MENA Golf Tour — an initiative launched by the Shaikh Maktoum Golf Foundation — will for the first time include Jordan’s Ayla Golf Championship in Aqaba...
Ahmed Hegazi (Photo: Ahly's Official website)
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Egyptian champions Ahly have accepted an offer by English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion to sign the club's international defender Ahmed Hegazy for one season on loan...
Last month, FIFA published a 430-page report vindicating Qatar from allegations of wrongdoing over its World Cup bid.
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A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, escalating tensions after cutting ties last month.
Kuwait's Ahmad Al-Mutairi wins gold in men's 100 m race tourney in London (Photo: KUNA)
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Kuwait's Ahmad Al-Mutairi came first Saturday in the men's 100 m. wheelchair track race, T33 category, of athletics competitions at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, currently held in London.

July 15, 2017

Riyad Mahrez
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The Leicester attacker has made no secret of his desire to move on to bigger and better things, and may finally have an offer worth accepting
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Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal will play at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22.
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Iranian footballing legend Ali Karimi and current national team captain Masud Shojaei lend their weight to the movement to end the female spectator ban at football games.
Salah enjoyed a highly successful season with Roma, helping them finish as runners-up in the Serie A behind champions Juventus.
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Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has hailed newly signed player Mohamed Salah after he scored a goal in his debut during Friday's 1-1 draw with Wigan Athletic...

July 14, 2017

The Algeria international continues to hold out for either Barcelona or Arsenal, but he could yet be tempted to move to Stadio Olimpico
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The Algeria international continues to hold out for either Barcelona or Arsenal, but he could yet be tempted to move to Stadio Olimpico
A delightful character, the news the 20-year-old suffered severe brain damage after collapsing during a friendly has stunned the Dutch club.
19:27 GMT
A delightful character, the news the 20-year-old suffered severe brain damage after collapsing during a friendly has stunned the Dutch club
Ahly coach Hossam El Badry
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The Chairman of the CAF Disciplinary Board has handed a one match suspension plus a fine of 10,000 US Dollars to Al Ahly coach, Hossam El Badry...
 The Palestinian Women’s National Soccer Team. (Photo credit: Courtesy)
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The Palestinian Women’s National Soccer Team trains under harsh conditions in a sport that seems to give hope and incentive for change.
The researchers might also consider comparing active fighters who have sustained blows to the head with a comparison group who also sustained trauma, but not head trauma.
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There's been a great deal of attention paid lately to the potential lasting damage of head blows suffered by professional football players. But what about other sports where repeated trauma to the head is also common?