Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya breaks women’s half-marathon world record in RAK
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Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya breaks women’s half-marathon world record in RAK

RAS AL KHAIMAH // The world record for the women’s half marathon was broken on Friday morning at the 11th edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Half-Marathon. Peres…

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UAE ice hockey player meets her hero Alex Ovechkin
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UAE ice hockey player meets her hero Alex Ovechkin

UAE ice hockey player meets her hero Alex Ovechkin – in pictures February 9, 2017 Fatima Al Ali got the chance to meet her favourite ice hockey player…

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FBMA International Showjumping Cup: Emirati women should show strong among 120 riders
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FBMA International Showjumping Cup: Emirati women should show strong among 120 riders

ABU DHABI // Maitha Al Hajri is confident of a strong showing from the Emirati riders in the Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) International Showjumping Cup.…

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Uncertain times in UAE football as China flexes its financial muscle
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Uncertain times in UAE football as China flexes its financial muscle

As the football transfer window prepares to close next Tuesday, the newfound riches of Chinese clubs have the chairmen of Europe’s top sides feeling fretful each time their…

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UAE football: uncertain times as China flexes its muscles
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UAE football: uncertain times as China flexes its muscles

As the football transfer window prepares to close next Tuesday, the newfound riches of Chinese clubs have the chairmen of Europe’s top sides feeling fretful each time their…

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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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