UAE Pro League: High-flying Sharjah maintain perfect start to season

  • Sharjah’s superstars showcased their collective might, Belgium center back Jason Denayer endured a chastening Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai Club debut and an electrified Al-Wasl exhibited flashes of brilliance in a fevered Bur Dubai derby when the ADNOC Pro League returned at the weekend. A lively res...
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Classico stalemate, Al-Hilal shocked: 5 things we learned from round 5 of Roshn Saudi League

  • The Roshn Saudi League returned to action after the FIFA international break and while the eagerly awaited Classico between Al-Nassr and Al-Ittihad didn’t produce a winner, there were plenty of highlights and surprises elsewhere. Below are five things we learned from round five. 1. Stubborn A...
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Saudi Arabia’s 4-0 win over South Korea not enough for 2022 AFC Futsal Asian Cup progress

  • A comprehensive 4-0 win by Saudi Arabia over South Korea on Sunday night was still not enough to see the Green Falcons progress to the last eight of the 2022 AFC Futsal Asian Cup taking place at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Hall in Kuwait. The day’s other match in Group D saw Japan beat Vietnam ...
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How Ons Jabeur helped bring WTA tennis to Tunisia

  • Although she refuses to take credit for it, Ons Jabeur has played a crucial role in bringing a WTA tournament to her home country of Tunisia for the very first time, and the popular world No.2 will be the main attraction when the event kicks off in Monastir on Monday. The Jasmin Open is just ...
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Al-Nassr and Al-Ittihad play out stalemate in ill-disciplined ‘Saudi Classico’

  • RIYADH: The first ‘Classico’ of the Roshn Saudi League season ended in stalemate as Al-Nassr and Al-Ittihad played out an ill-tempered 0-0 draw at Mrsool Park on Sunday, which saw two players sent off and six others booked. It looked like Al-Nassr might have gained a major advantage when Al-I...
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Saudi sports minister chairs delegation at Asian Olympic council meeting

  • RIYADH: Saudi Sports Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal will chair the Kingdom’s delegation at the Olympic Council of Asia executive board meeting and its general assembly in Cambodia on Monday. The prince will lead the delegation in his role as president of the Saudi Olympic and P...
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LIV Golf set for first ever Middle East event in Jeddah

  • JEDDAH: LIV Golf is set to make its Middle Eastern debut in Saudi Arabia from Oct. 14-16 with 48 of the world’s best golfers competing in the penultimate event of the 2022 season. The LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club will host the current Open Champion Came...
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Fighter Dina Elias makes Saudi history with gold in international jiu-jitsu contest

  • ABU DHABI: Martial arts fighter Dina Elias made history at the AJP Tour Asia Continental Pro championship in Abu Dhabi with a gold-medal-winning performance that made her the first Saudi female to claim top spot at an international jiu-jitsu competition. Her victory came on day two of the eve...
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UAE top medals table on day 1 of AJP Tour Asia Continental Pro in Abu Dhabi

  • ABU DHABI: The AJP Tour Asia Continental Pro championship kicked off on Saturday at Abu Dhabi’s Jiu-Jitsu Arena in Zayed Sports City with the UAE taking home the most medals. The tournament is being organized by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro. Sat...
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Bahrain Raid Xtreme’s Sebastien Loeb makes strong start in Morocco

  • Sebastien Loeb made a solid start to the Rallye Du Maroc as he set out to extend his lead in the World Rally-Raid Championship with BahraIn Raid Xtreme. Loeb recorded the third-fastest time on the opening day in his BRX Prodrive Hunter, as Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah in a Toyota Hilux set the p...
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