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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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    Latest updates on sports events in GCC featuring achievements of athletes in and around the region along with the launch of mega-events in the region.

    Former Oman football player dies from coronavirus

    Former National Football Team Player Saad bin Obaid Al Saadi passed away yesterday, after he was admitted to the ICU having contracted...

    Saudi: Najd Fahd Wins FIFA E-Football World Championship

    Hailed as “Saudi Arabia’s daughter”, Najd Fahd was crowned world champion after beating Brazilian Cristina Batista Pereira 8-0 in the finals of the...

    Saudi Arabia permanently cancels beIN Sports licence

    Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Competition (GAC) said on Tuesday it had permanently cancelled the licence of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports, which has been...

    Bahraini Taekwondo Player Wins Bronze Medal

     Bahraini Taekwondo player Mohammed Mourad Abu Salim has clinched the bronze medal in the Online KWON Open Tournament 2020 Color Belts.

    African Cup of Nations Postponed to January 2022

    Next January’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon have been postponed by one year and will now take place in 2022,...

    Saudi: Diriyah to host two rounds of Formula E racing in...

    Saudi Arabia will host on Feb. 26 and 27, 2021, two rounds of season 7 of Formula E racing, for the third year in...

    HH Shaikh Nasser-owned filly wins Redcar Racecourse in UK

    The representative of HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has expressed delight at the success of his two-year-old filly, “Rumaythah”, in winning the...

    Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete, says Forbes

    Roger Federer is the world’s highest-paid athlete for 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic knocked soccer’s Lionel Messi off top spot, according to the annual...

    Tokyo Olympics Postponed to 2021

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the International Olympic Committee have agreed that the upcoming Tokyo Games "will be held by the summer of...

    Bahrain: All sports competitions to be behind closed doors

    All sports and youth competitions and activities will be held behind closed doors until further notice, the Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced.The...

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Not A Public Event This Year

    Bahrain International Circuit has issued a statement on the Grand Prix event:"In consultation with our international partners and the Kingdom’s national health Taskforce, Bahrain...

    Bahrain To Host First-Ever World MMA Championship

    The Kingdom of Bahrain is hosting the first edition of the World Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Teams Championship, as Bahrain MMA Federation (BMMAF) confirmed...

    Saudi Olympic Games: Over Thousands Register In Hours

    The official announcement of the Saudi Olympic Games has an instant success as within hours over 1,000 people registered online to take part in...

    Largest Saudi Olympic Games Next Month

    Saudi Arabia’s Sports Ministry announced the launch of the Saudi Olympic Games on Wednesday, a new competition that will start on March 24.At a...

    Bahrain: First-Ever Spartan Trifecta Huge Success

    Adventure seekers around the region gathered for the annual Spartan race in Bahrain with this year’s edition taking place in the primely located Al...

    UAE: Sheikh Mohammed approves golden visas for athletes

    UAE has approved the issuing golden visas for talented athletes in the country yesterday.The cabinet added on its official Twitter account that all promising...

    Dubai: Blockbuster Month For Sports Lovers

    February will be a blockbuster month for sports lovers in Dubai with the Emirate hosting more than 70 events this month, including 20 international...

    Open Track Nights Set To Light Up Bahrain International Circuit

    Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) opens its doors to all motoring enthusiasts tomorrow for another exciting night of Open Track.Being one of the most popular...

    WWE Wrestling Returns to Saudi Arabia

    WWE wrestling will return to Saudi Arabia with an event in Riyadh on February 27. The upcoming bout at the city’s King Fahd International...

    All-Ladies’ BAS MotorSport Team Breaks Barriers

    The all-ladies’ squad of Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) MotorSport Team are continuing their rapid development in karting. The group of BAS staffers were back...
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