New look for Formula E season 9 as Gen3 era set to begin

  • LONDON: Formula E has unveiled a fresh new look ahead of season nine of the ABB FIA World Championship, with the debut of the Gen3 car accompanied by new races, cities, teams and sporting formats. The Gen3 — the fastest, lightest, most powerful and efficient electric race car ever built — wil...
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England cricketers land in Pakistan for first Test series in 17 years

  • ISLAMABAD: England’s cricket team arrived in Pakistan early Sunday to play three Tests for the first time in the country since 2005. England played a successful Twenty20 series two months ago in Pakistan but have declined to play a Test match there for 17 years because of the precarious secur...
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Flora Duffy wins record fourth World Triathlon title in Abu Dhabi

  • ABU DHABI: Flora Duffy became the only woman ever to win four World Triathlon titles on Friday afternoon in Abu Dhabi, confirming her status as the greatest female athlete that the sport has ever seen. Bermuda’s Olympic hero was again able to deliver when it mattered most, navigating plenty o...
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Pakistan pins its hopes on return to cricket’s world stage

  • Fallout in the aftermath of the 2022 ICC men’s T20 World Cup continues to affect cricket nations around the globe. England has crashed back to earth, losing all three matches in an ODI series to Australia. The team was missing several of its stars and more than a little of its focus, but th...
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From Serena Williams to Prince Harry and the Kardashians, celebrities are tackling Spartan races

  • Since the inception of Spartan races back in 2010, a whole host of famous faces have tested their mettle across the challenging obstacle courses. From Grand Slam champions to Hall of Famers, Grammy winners to a member of the British royal family, the list of those who have successfully negotiat...
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Fans at World Cup pay homage to football great Diego Maradona with shirts and chants

  • DOHA: Javier Maluf will quietly put on a shirt worn by Diego Maradona against England, but other fans at the World Cup have more noisy plans for Friday’s second anniversary of the death of the flawed genius. Argentina’s legion of supporters may also be praying to the sporting gods that the lat...
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Eriksen plays at World Cup after cardiac arrest at Euro 2020

  • AL RAYYAN, Qatar: Christian Eriksen was back playing a major tournament less than a year and a half after his cardiac arrest at the European Championship. Eriksen started in his customary playmaker position for Denmark’s opening game at the World Cup on Tuesday against Tunisia in Group D and p...
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Infantino unopposed to get 4 more years as FIFA president

  • DOHA: FIFA President Gianni Infantino is getting four more years in charge of soccer’s governing body after no candidate stepped up to challenge him. FIFA said Thursday the 52-year-old Swiss lawyer was the only person to enter the race by the time the deadline passed overnight — exactly four ...
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Saudi national footballers earn their stripes in new kit deal

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s national football teams are to wear Adidas kit exclusively for four years in a deal struck with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation. From March, the German sportswear maker will be sole supplier of all training and match wear for the federation’s men’s, women’s, and y...
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Indian drums, Argentina fans greet Messi’s arrival for World Cup in Qatar

  • DOHA: Indian drums drowned out Argentina’s diehard fans as hundreds waited hours to get a glimpse of a bus carrying Lionel Messi outside his World Cup team base in Qatar. The drummers and Indian beat dancers again showed how Qatar 2022 is going to be a different experience for players and vis...
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