Thursday, July 18, 2019

Sport

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.

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 Announces 30-Day Visit Visa To Attend Formula E-Prix

E-Prix enthusiasts will be the first to take advantage of the Kingdom’s new Sharek electronic visa system.All fans will be able to get 30-day...
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Bahrain Athletes Bags Gold Medals At Arab Athletics Championships

Bahrain’s national athletes finished on top at the 21st Arab Athletics Championship bagging 24 medals in total, including 15 gold, six silver and three...

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...

Dubai’s Emirates plans special A380 to Kuwait for Gulf Cup final

Dubai carrier Emirates has announced it will be operating a special one-off A380 flight to Kuwait to allow UAE supporters to attend the finals...

Saudis to allow girls to play sports in public schools

Saudi Arabia's Education Ministry says it will introduce physical education classes for girls in public schools next year, a decision that comes after years...

Dubai World Cup – the world’s richest horse-racing event

The annual Dubai World Cup kicked off in style with revellers in the sun-drenched Emirate dressing up to the nines for the high society...

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...

Qatar PR coup: signing on with Brazilian football superstar Neymar

If world soccer’s transfer record is obliterated by Neymar’s move to Paris Saint-Germain, it will be a coup for the French club — and...

More Deaths in Doha

Why are so many people dying in the World Cup 2022 construction site? A British man died while working on a stadium which will be used...
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