In pictures: Barca play a little rugby before Copa del Rey final
Barcelona and Real Madrid will play in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday night but the day before the match, Braca players played a little rugby during a training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training camp, in Sant Joan Despi, Spain. Barca meet Real Madrid on Wednesday at 11.30pm (UAE time) and the match will be on BeIn Sports.
Asian Cup expanding to 24 football teams in 2019
As part of a regional shake-up, the 2019 Asian Cup will climb to 24 teams but next month’s Challenge Cup in the Maldives will be the last, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced.
Faisal Al Ketbi is in spotlight for world jiu-jitsu championships at Abu Dhabi
Faisal Al Ketbi is the poster boy for UAE jiu-jitsu, with his picture prominent in the billboards and advertisements for this week’s Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
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F1: Mercedes look to capitalise on woes at Red Bull and Ferrari
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Atletico’s Diego Simeone cannot stop Diego Costa move to Chelsea
Diego Costa has been the standout player for Atletico Madrid with his 26 goals, which has attracted the attention of several leading European clubs and Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea are reportedly at the front of the queue.
Dinesh Karthik to stand in as Daredevils captain in absence of former England batsman who has an injured finger.
Four arrested after party to celebrate Pakistan batsman's wedding goes over maximum duration.
Corruption-tainted Indian cricket chief, considered the most powerful man in the sport across the world, will have to stay on the sidelines longer.
The Indian Premier League’s UAE schedule will be a television production emanating in the Middle East, choreographed from Singapore and involving a Belgian who happily admits to being a cricket novice.
This year eight teams will compete in the UAE, India and Bangladesh, with 20 games taking place here.
Fans willing to travel have been snapping up offers that include visas, flights, hotels, transport to and from the stadiums as well as tours of Dubai complete with desert safari and dhow cruise. Some even offer the much sought after match tickets.
Nine-month-old Krisha Javeri and one-year-old Maahir Javeri will get their first taste of the sport at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Cricket Stadium during double-header evening and night games on Friday.
John Wright says there is an air of expectancy in Mumbai side as most teams step into the unknown with rejigged squads while his Kolkata counterpart banks on Kallis to prove doubters wrong in tonight's opener.
Lalit Modi, the league’s first commissioner, knew his days were numbered when he made a closing speech ahead of the 2010 tournament finale.
Sharjah Cricket Stadium has undergone a significant facelift as it gets ready to host the Indian Premier League, starting with Kevin Pietersen's Delhi Daredevils against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Thursday, April 17.
Mumbai Indians are the defending champions and also won the Champions League T20 last year, but the prospect of adding Corey Anderson to their squad was too good an opportunity to miss, writes Osman Samiuddin.
Krishmar Santokie only came in on the last day of the auction and at US$50,000 is pocket change in the money-charged IPL, but he could really be the surprise package of Season 7 for the Mumbai Indians.
f the Indian Premier League still sometimes feels like a transient entity, where formats and rules change, franchises come and go, the Chennai Super Kings have provided it with some sense of continuity.
Tendulkar, India’s favourite cricketing son, will be involved alongside investment firm PVP Ventures in the Kochi franchise, while former India captain Ganguly has a role with Kolkata.