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Throughout history, the game has been popular among generals, warriors, princes, and kings as a means of training cavalry for warfare.
September 21, 2017 - 00:03 GMT
Polo that originated in ancient Iran, will be part of UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the end of the current Iranian year, an official said.
F1 legend Michael Schumacher
September 20, 2017 - 18:58 GMT
Yasalam’s Get Driver Fit programme in Abu Dhabi is seven weeks of free fitness and fun
The Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation logo
September 20, 2017 - 10:28 GMT
In keeping with its mission to grow and advance women’s sports in Sharjah and the UAE, the Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation, SWSF, has introduced a list of 9 key sporting activities...
Emirates NBD Unity Run logo
September 20, 2017 - 10:09 GMT
Event promotes social inclusion for people with disability
Hollioake wants to give the Afghani people the respect that they are due (Photo: indianexpress)
September 19, 2017 - 21:27 GMT
Former England ODI captain Adam Hollioake says he intends to remain in his coaching role despite one of his team’s matches being targeted by a suicide bomber.
Shaikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah
September 19, 2017 - 21:09 GMT
The President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), Shaikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, is confident that the cooperation with the Oceania...
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September 18, 2017 - 20:56 GMT
The Union of Arab National Olympic Committees’ Arab Sport Pioneers Association (ASPA) course commenced yesterday at the S Hotel in Seef area.
Olympic gold medalist Rafer Johnson (L), Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti push the ignition switch to light the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's Olympic Cauldron as International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach and LA 2028 Chairman Casey Wasserman (R) stand by on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles.
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September 18, 2017 - 20:16 GMT
The countdown for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games have begun in Los Angeles as the Olympic flame was lit in a ceremony held on Sunday.
Pablo Carreno Busta
September 18, 2017 - 17:45 GMT
Spaniard has risen to a career high world No. 10 after reaching US Open semis
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September 18, 2017 - 06:30 GMT
The orthopaedic sports medicine hospital in Qatar – organised the first concussion symposium in the Middle East on September 14.
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September 17, 2017 - 21:35 GMT
Dear parents, you may ask your kids to participate in multiple sports, as sport specialisation is associated with significantly worse mood, stress, fatigue, soreness and sleep quality, especially females, suggests a study.
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September 17, 2017 - 19:52 GMT
Iranian volleyball players celebrate their victory against France at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup in Japan.
Qatari rally driver Nasser Salih Nasser Abdullah al-Attiyah (R) and French co-driver Matthiew Baumel pose for a photograph after finishing first at Iran International Rally, south-central Iran, on September 15, 2017. (Photo: Press TV)
September 17, 2017 - 08:23 GMT
Qatari rally driver Nasser Salih Nasser Abdullah al-Attiyah has showed his class and gumption in Iran International Rally, and swept each stage of the tournament in style to claim the international event’s title.
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) logo
September 17, 2017 - 08:04 GMT
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the launch of the Olympic Refugee Foundation at its Session in Lima on Friday, with the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) being named as a founding donating partner.
Oman Olympic Committee chief Sheikh Khalid Al Zubair, left, with Secretary-General Taha Al Kishry. (Photo: Supplied)
September 17, 2017 - 07:54 GMT
In a new milestone for the Sultanate sports, Oman Olympic Committee chief Sheikh Khalid Al Zubair has been officially elected as member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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September 17, 2017 - 07:27 GMT
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) launched the Olympic Refuge Foundation, aimed at pursuing the work undertaken throughout the Olympic Movement over recent years to support refugees around the world.