Tamirat Tola claims course record as Ethiopian runners sweep Dubai Marathon
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Tamirat Tola claims course record as Ethiopian runners sweep Dubai Marathon

DUBAI // There was no world record and for the second time in two appearances Kenenisa Bekele failed to finish, but his Ethiopian compatriot Tamirat Tola made sure…

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Ethiopian runners sweep Dubai Marathon as Bekele retires
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Ethiopian runners sweep Dubai Marathon as Bekele retires

DUBAI // There was no world record and for the second time in two appearances Kenenisa Bekele failed to finish, but his Ethiopian compatriot Tamirat Tola made sure…

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Desert T20: UAE have beaten Ireland before, and are confident it can happen again
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Desert T20: UAE have beaten Ireland before, and are confident it can happen again

DUBAI // Amjad Javed, the UAE captain, insists his side are capable of forcing a rare win over Ireland to earn a place in the semi-finals of the…

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Desert T20: Oman respond from dreadful opening loss to knock off Hong Kong
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Desert T20: Oman respond from dreadful opening loss to knock off Hong Kong

ABU DHABI // Oman performed a remarkable turnaround as they thrashed Hong Kong at the Zayed Cricket Stadium on Monday, less than 24 hours after a pitiful start…

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Desert T20: Bumbling Oman fall to brink after losing opener to Netherlands
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Desert T20: Bumbling Oman fall to brink after losing opener to Netherlands

ABU DHABI // Oman will have to beat Hong Kong on Monday if they are realistically to keep alive their chances of reaching Friday’s Desert T20 play-offs, after…

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Emirati qualifies for World Equestrian Games with his CSI 4 Star Grand Prix performance
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Emirati qualifies for World Equestrian Games with his CSI 4 Star Grand Prix performance

ABU DHABI // Abdullah Al Marri looked to take the positives from an impressive performance at the CSI 4 Star Grand Prix after a mistake at the final…

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Rafa Nadal still going strong, Andy Murray now the hunted: 5 things we learnt from Mubadala World Tennis Championship
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Rafa Nadal still going strong, Andy Murray now the hunted: 5 things we learnt from Mubadala World Tennis Championship

Following the conclusion of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship on Saturday, here is a look at some of the talking points from the event in Abu Dhabi with…

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Dubai Ruler relieves Al Ahli Sports Club chairman and board of its service
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Dubai Ruler relieves Al Ahli Sports Club chairman and board of its service

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued a resolution relieving — with immediate effect — the chairman and members of…

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Rafael Nadal wins fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title by dispatching David Goffin
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Rafael Nadal wins fourth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title by dispatching David Goffin

ABU DHABI // Rafael Nadal concluded his prolonged pre-season in the perfect style by successfully defending his Mubadala World Tennis Championship title with a 6-4, 7-6 victory over…

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Andy Murray leaves Abu Dhabi victorious by beating Milos Raonic for third at Mubadala World Tennis Championship
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Andy Murray leaves Abu Dhabi victorious by beating Milos Raonic for third at Mubadala World Tennis Championship

ABU DHABI // Andy Murray ended his 2016 the same way he spent much of the year — victorious. Taking on Canadian world No 3 Milos Raonic in…

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