Top Guns Return to Dubai Desert Classic
China’s Haotong Li, winner of the OMEGA Dubai Desert Classic in 2018, has announced his return to Emirates Golf Club from 23-26 January, where he will be joined by Major champions Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell, in addition to three-time European Tour winner Tyrrell Hatton, to take on a... Read more
Gulf Cup Mascot in Kuwait on Promotional Tour
Sodeifi – the beloved mascot of the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup – visited Kuwait on Thursday as preparations for the tournament continue. It will be there from November 7-15. The oyster and pearl mascot will appear at a host of locations, including The Gate Mall, The Avenues, Marina Mall,... Read more
Maktoum Cup Traditional Rowing Race 2019
Set against the backdrop of Dubai’s breathtaking horizon, the annual Maktoum Cup Traditional Rowing Race returns to Dubai’s shores on 22 November. Don’t miss out as adventurous seafarers and athletes go head-to-head in this thrilling race. Delight in a day of competitive rowing while enjoying Dubai’s impeccable winter weather... Read more
ElShorbagy Targets World Title in Doha
Mohamed ElShorbagy has come within touching distance of the Men’s Squash World Championship in Doha twice. Both times, in 2012 and 2014, his efforts bit the dust against fellow Egyptian and the one that ElShorbagy himself considers “probably the greatest player to play the sort” — Ramy Ashour. In... Read more
UAE Star Sara Al Senani Targets Gold at Tokyo Games
Sara Al Senani could easily be lost in a crowd but there is something really special about her. She is a special needs athlete who has overcome physical challenges and turned it into her strength. But what’s even more special about Sara is that she is the first and... Read more
Double Olympic Boxing Champion Adams Retires Over Sight Fears
Britain’s Nicola Adams, the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal, has announced her retirement from the sport at the age of 37 due to concerns about her eyesight. In an open letter to the Yorkshire Evening Post on Wednesday, Adams, who won gold at the 2012... Read more
Athletes Must Take a Stand on Social Injustice
US footballer Megan Rapinoe refused to meet President Trump at the White House and has been lobbying US legislators on equal pay On Friday, Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle caused a stir by announcing that he will not be joining his teammates when... Read more
England Collapse as New Zealand Take Series Lead
Third Twenty20, Saxton Oval, Nelson New Zealand 180-7: De Grandhomme 55 (35), Guptill 33 (17), T Curran 2-29 England 166-7: Malan 55 (34), Vince 49 (39), Ferguson 2-25, Tickner 2-25 New Zealand won by 14 runs; lead 2-1 in series Scorecard England collapsed to a 14-run defeat in the... Read more
Browns Waive Whitehead After Threatening Posts
8:56 AM ET DENVER — The Cleveland Browns waived safety Jermaine Whitehead on Monday morning, just hours after he posted profanity-laced and threatening comments on social media following Sunday’s loss at Denver. “Jermaine Whitehead’s social media posts following today’s game were totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate,” a Browns spokesperson... Read more
US Sportswear Under Armour Faces US Accounting Probes
US sportswear firm Under Armour has confirmed its accounts are being investigated by US federal authorities. It is co-operating with probes from the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the US Department of Justice. A Wall Street Journal report said authorities were looking into whether Under Armour had shifted... Read more