Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sport

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...

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...

Bahrain GP: Raikkonen’s Ferrari breaks mechanic’s leg during pit stop

Ferrari mechanic suffered a broken leg when he was run over by Kimi Raikkonen during a pit stop in the Bahrain Grand Prix. The mechanic,...

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...

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