Saudi sports minister welcomes FIFA’s Infantino

Wed, 2021-01-06 14:53 DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s sports minister welcomed the President of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino in Riyadh on Wednesday, state news agency SPA reported. Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud di [Read story...]

Inter’s winning streak ends with loss at Sampdoria

Thu, 2021-01-07 00:33 ROME: Inter Milan’s chances of winning their first Serie A title in more than a decade took a hit with a 2-1 loss at Sampdoria on Wednesday as veteran coach Claudio Ranieri’s team got the better of Antonio Conte’s Nerazzu [Read story...]

Kenin opens season with victory over Yang

Author: Thu, 2021-01-07 23:37 ABU DHABI: Sofia Kenin opened her season Thursday by beating Yang Zhaoxuan 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the first round of the Abu Dhabi Open. The American hit 11 aces against Yang to set up a second-round match against Kirsten Flip [Read story...]

Messi finds playmaking partner in 18-year-old Pedri

Author: Thu, 2021-01-07 23:41 BARCELONA, Spain: When Lionel Messi links up with teenage teammate Pedro “Pedri” Gonzalez, good things happen for Barcelona. Twice in just over three weeks, Pedri has given Messi reason to smile after setting him up [Read story...]

FIFA selects three UAE referees for Club World Cup

FIFA has selected three Emirati referees to take part in the Club World Cup in February, the official WAM news agency reported on Monday.The United Arab Emirates’ referee Mohammed Abdullah Hassan and assistant referees Mohammed al-Hammadi and Hassa [Read story...]

Six major sporting events to look forward to in 2021

Author: Sun, 2021-01-03 16:48 Dubai: Six major sporting events to look forward to in 2021, here’s a list of them below:  Fight Island 3 launches New Year in Abu Dhabi UFC Fight Island 3 is coming back to Abu Dhabi at the start of 2021, to the delig [Read story...]

Covid-hit Man City still too good for Chelsea

Author: Mon, 2021-01-04 00:01 LONDON: Manchester City brushed off a series of coronavirus-related absences to outclass Chelsea 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday and reassert their Premier League title challenge. Pep Guardiola’s men had scored more [Read story...]