Saturday, January 19, 2019

Sport

Qatar and UAE clubs fined for not paying players

Two clubs from Qatar, the 2022 World Cup hosts, and one club from the UAE were amongst six fined by FIFA on Thursday for...

Saudi: Camel Festival Enters Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records has announced that it has confirmed that the Crown Prince Camel Festival is the largest camel sports festival in the world....

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...

Bahrain Tops Among Arab Countries In Freestyle Wrestling

The national team wrestler, Adam Batirov achieved the silver medal at Men’s 70kg freestyle competition on Tuesday at the World Wrestling Championship, held in Budapest,...

Dubai Constructs The World’s Largest Sports Mall

Dubai-based firm Viva City said construction work has started on its ambitious Sports Society, which is poised to become the largest sports mall in...

FIFA World Cup Proposal Highlights Qatar 2022 Flaws

FIFA's proposal to expand the Qatar 2022 World Cup from 32 teams to 48 teams would add to FIFA’s coffers, bringing in an estimated $1 billion more...

Bauza to lead Saudi Arabia at World Cup

Argentinian head coach Edgardo Bauza has replaced Bert van Marwijk as head coach of Saudi Arabia just nine days after the country sealed qualification...

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...

Bahrain: HM King Receives Shaikh Nasser

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First...

World Cup 2018: Russia wins Saudi Arabia 5-0 in opener

Russia swept past Saudi Arabia and their frail defence to make the perfect start to their World Cup 2018 campaign.The watching world did not...
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