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France crowned world champion after 4-2 win over Croatia
Sports | Sunday 15 July, 2018 9:00 pm
Twenty years after France won the first World Cup in its country's history, a youthful Les Bleus side beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow to win football's most prestigious prize for the second time. This was the highest-scoring final since 1966 and an entertaining climax a wonderful...
SSFA Launches Promotion Campaign at the General Authority for Sports
Sports | Friday 13 July, 2018 5:20 am
The Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA)’s Board of Trustees conducted a workshop on Wednesday (July 11) to shed light on the second edition of the award, its goals, categories and participation criteria at the General Authority for Sports.   Organised by the Sharjah Sports Council...
KSA plans to organize own international polo team
Sports | Friday 13 July, 2018 4:29 am
Saudi Arabia plans to have its own international polo team within two years, according to one the country’s star players. Speaking on the sidelines of the BMG Foundation’s 22nd annual charitable GCC Polo Cup, Amr Zedan, who played alongside Prince William on the BMG Financial team,...
noon | women series catches up with 1st Arab female football expert in FIFA
Sports | Wednesday 11 July, 2018 12:21 am
noon, the Middle East’s homegrown digital marketplace, is celebrating the upcoming FIFA World Cup™ final by celebrating Emirati female footballing talent Houriya Al Thaheri.    As part of its ongoing noon |women series, noon caught up with the acclaimed female...
New Slogan for Sharjah Sports Family Award: ‘Behind Every Champion is a Legend’
Sports | Monday 9 July, 2018 5:16 am
The Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA) has announced its 2018 slogan as ‘Behind Every Champion is a Legend’, to reinforce the role of support as a vital component of victory.   In recognising the friends, families, sports institutions, clubs, sponsors and other advocates of...
Saudi Arabian bikers rank first in Global Biking Initiative 2018
Sports | Sunday 8 July, 2018 4:05 am
Thirty Saudi Arabian bikers ranked the first place in the Global Biking Initiative 2018 aimed at raising funds for charity and volunteering projects.     A total of 600 bikers coming from 30 different countries around the world also joined the Europe cycling tour. The...
World’s Greatest Cricket Stars to Descend on Uae Capital as Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Abu Dhabi Cricket Launch International T20 Event
Sports | Sunday 1 July, 2018 5:06 pm
Abu Dhabi Cricket (ADC), with the full support of Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), will host the UAE capital’s first owned T20 cricket tournament this October. Six of the world’s best limited overs teams will descend upon the city to contest the inaugural Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy at Zayed...
Fourth Edition of Arab Women Sports Tournament Honours More than 39 Essential Supporters and Athletes
Sports | Thursday 28 June, 2018 3:45 pm
The Supreme Organising Committee (SOC) of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) has honoured more than 39 sponsors and strategic supporters who contributed to the success of its fourth edition, which saw 67 clubsfrom 16 Arab countries competingfor the prestigious titles of the...
Sharjah Calls on UAE Sporting Families to go for Gold – And Win AED 600,000
Sports | Wednesday 27 June, 2018 5:53 pm
The Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA) has confirmed that the total value of this year’s prize money will be AED 600,000 to be divided among four categories that show ultimate dedication in both sport and support.   Organised by the Sharjah Sports Council, the awards consists of...
Lausanne Tourism Announces Athletissima 2018
Sports | Sunday 24 June, 2018 9:57 am
Lausanne Tourism, the official board for tourism in Lausanne, Switzerland today announced that the 41stedition of Athletissima will be held at the Pontaise Olympic Stadium on 5th July, 2018. Athletissima, an international athletics meeting is an integral event of the IAAF Diamond League and ...