Sunday, November 18, 2018

Sport

Qatar detains Kuwaiti goalkeeper at Doha airport

Kuwaiti goalkeeper, Nawaf al-Khaldi, was detained by security personnel at Doha’s Hamad International Airport on Tuesday. In a video posted on Twitter, Khaldi said his...

PHOTOS: Women allowed to watch football in Iran after 37 year...

Iranian women were allowed into the national stadium in Tehran for the first time in 37 years on Wednesday night.The women were part of...

Saudi minister tweets he refused a meeting request with UEFA chief...

MOSCOW (AP) - Saudi Arabia's sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting...

Football fans sign petition blasting beIN Sports’ World Cup coverage

Nearly 60,000 people have signed a petition calling on FIFA to take action against Qatari-financed broadcaster beIN Sports for its “politicised” coverage of the...
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Watch: Plane carrying Saudi football team catches fire in mid-air

Russia’s aviation watchdog Rosaviatsya said that during the landing there was a brief fire on one of the engines and that it would investigate...

Saudi ‘considers legal action’ against beIN Sports for ‘politicising’ World Cup

BeIN Sports has been accused of politicising the World Cup through some of its commentary.Turki Al Sheikh, head of Saudi Arabia’s sports authority, said...

Saudi confiscates 4,000 devices for bootlegging sports channels during World Cup

JEDDAH: A new anti-piracy campaign toppled more than 4,000 devices in Saudi Arabia that hacked sports channels when agents conducted raids and confiscated them....

Fitness meets fashion as Saudi designer launches first sports abaya

JEDDAH: Meet the certified fitness trainer who holds a BA in fashion. Lojain Badr Al-Refae has merged both her passions in a brand called...

Despite World Cup humiliation, Saudis pursue soccer power grab

MOSCOW (AP) - The Saudis have ambitions to seize control over parts of international soccer. Losing 5-0 by Russia in the World Cup opener...

Saudi Arabia football team face ‘punishment’ when they return from World...

Saudi Arabia players are facing punishment when they return home from the World Cup after their disastrous opening-day defeat by hosts Russia, according to their...
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