Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Qatar World Cup decision labelled ‘most corrupt in sporting history

May 31, 2018 22:023803LONDON: The decision to award Russia and Qatar the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been lambasted as “the biggest corruption...

Zidane ‘offered $176 MILLION to coach Qatar’

Zinedine Zidane has allegedly been offered a lucrative four-year contract to become the new coach of Qatar.On Thursday, Zidane announced that he was stepping...

FIFA drops all Saudi referees from World Cup for match fixing

ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has dropped referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from the World Cup after he was banned from football for life in Saudi...

Saudi: World Cup referee gets life ban for match-fixing attempt

Saudi Arabia has banned referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from football for life for a match-fixing attempt, weeks before he was due to fly to...

Saudi drawn to play Qatar, Bahrain against UAE, in Asian Cup...

DUBAI, May 4 (Reuters) - The national football teams of Qatar and Saudi Arabia were drawn to face one another at next year's Asian...

Saudi: Women, children attend wrestling event

Saudi Arabia (AP) - Women and children were on hand to watch World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.'s "Greatest Royal Rumble" in Saudi Arabia.A previous WWE...

Iran’s TV censors draw ridicule

Censorship is nothing new for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), but particularly awkward editing has recently brought the state broadcaster international ridicule.The censoring of sports events and...

Football ‘miracle’ offers shared goal for war-torn Yemen

A “miracle” winning streak has propelled Yemen’s senior and youth football teams to the Asian Cup, catching the war-torn nation’s attention and offering a...

Saudi hosts its first ever women’s cycle race

Female riders have taken part in Saudi Arabia's first women's cycling race, surprising many people in the conservative nation and across social media. Saudi women...

Dubai: Camel racing

The Dubai Camel Racing Club draws wealthy members from across the Arabian Peninsula, including Saudis, Kuwaitis, Bahrainis, as well as Emiratis.Camel racing is a...

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