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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 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...

The two faces of the World Cup: Glamorous Russians share stands...

Football fans contrasted enormously as they cheered their teams in Moscow during Russia’s demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the World Cup. In the...

The two faces of the World Cup: Glamorous Russians share stands...

Football fans contrasted enormously as they cheered their teams in Moscow during Russia's demolition of Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the World Cup. In the...

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...

Saudi fans set to miss World Cup opener as TV rights...

Millions of Saudi football fans face missing seeing their country playing the opening World Cup match against hosts Russia on TV due to a diplomatic...

Will Saudi Arabia’s World Cup preparations pay off?

Saudi Arabia's video announcement of its final 2018 World Cup squad perhaps took inspiration from England's, with fans excitedly sharing the 23 lucky names.On the...

Saudi: 6 inspiring girls to lead Green Falcons out at FIFA...

Six Saudi girls will lead the Saudi national team carrying their country’s flag as the Green Falcons take on Russia in the opening FIFA...

Qatar World Cup decision labelled ‘most corrupt in sporting history

May 31, 2018 22:023803LONDON: The decision to award Russia and Qatar the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been lambasted as “the biggest corruption...

Zidane ‘offered $176 MILLION to coach Qatar’

Zinedine Zidane has allegedly been offered a lucrative four-year contract to become the new coach of Qatar.On Thursday, Zidane announced that he was stepping...

FIFA drops all Saudi referees from World Cup for match fixing

ZURICH (AP) - FIFA has dropped referee Fahad Al Mirdasi from the World Cup after he was banned from football for life in Saudi...
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