Saudi Para-cycling Team Wins 1st Gold Medal at Asian Track Cycling Championships

Sports  Bassam Almajrashi won a gold medal in the Scratch Race - C4 at the Asian Para Track Cycling Championships held in New Delhi. SPA
Bassam Almajrashi won a gold medal in the Scratch Race - C4 at the Asian Para Track Cycling Championships held in New Delhi. SPA

Saudi Para-cycling Team Wins 1st Gold Medal at Asian Track Cycling Championships

Bassam Almajrashi has won a gold medal in the Scratch Race - C4 at the Asian Para Track Cycling Championships held in New Delhi, India. His victory marks the…

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Sports Liverpool's Mohamed Salah marked his return with a goal against Brentford © Adrian DENNIS / AFP

Injury-hit Liverpool Produce 'Fireworks' to Blow Away Luton

Jurgen Klopp said his injury-ravaged Liverpool produced "fireworks" to come from a goal down to beat Luton 4-1 and open up a four-point lead at the top of the…

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Sports Inter Miami's Argentine forward Lionel Messi controls the ball during the club's MLS season-opening victory over Real Salt Lake - AFP

Messi the Creator as Miami Win In MLS Opener

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Sports Cristiano Ronaldo scored late as Al Nassr swept into the Asian Champions League quarter-finals - AFP

Ronaldo Scores As Al Nassr Ease Into Champions League Quarters

Cristiano Ronaldo guided Al Nassr into the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday as the Saudi Arabian side defeated domestic rivals Al…

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Sports The partnership was signed by JCSA chief executive Ziad Al-Mogren and SBF chief executive Jayne McGivern in the presence of Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal, the chairman of the Equestrian Authority and the JCSA. SPA

Sports Boulevard Sponsors Saudi Cup, World’s Most Valuable Horse Race

Sports Boulevard Foundation (SBF) signed a partnership with the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA), making Sports Boulevard an official sponsor for the Sports…

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Sports A woman watches a television screen showing a news broadcast with a picture of Son Heung-min (L) and Lee Kang-in (R), at a railway station in Seoul on February 21, 2024. (AFP)

Son Apologizes for Bust-up with South Korea Team-Mate Lee 

Son Heung-min apologized on Wednesday for his role in a bust-up with South Korea team-mate Lee Kang-in at the Asian Cup and urged fans to forgive the Paris…

Sports Red Bull Racing's team principal Christian Horner crosses the pit lane during the first day of the Formula One pre-season testing at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir on February 21, 2024. (AFP)

Christian Horner with Red Bull Team at Start of F1 Testing in Bahrain Despite Ongoing Investigation 

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Sports Bayern Munich's head coach Thomas Tuchel gestures before the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfB Stuttgart in Munich, Germany, 17 December 2023 (re-issued 21 February 2024). (EPA)

Bayern to Part Ways with Coach Thomas Tuchel at Season End 

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Sports Spain's Carlos Alcaraz (R) and Brazil's Carlos Monteiro (L) greet after Alcaraz abandoned the ATP 500 Rio Open tennis match due to an injury, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 20, 2024. (AFP)

Alcaraz Retires Hurt from Rio Open Match Due to Ankle Injury 

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Sports Football - Premier League - Brentford v Liverpool - Brentford Community Stadium, London, Britain - February 17, 2024 Liverpool's Diogo Jota touches hands with Brentford's Sergio Reguilon as he is stretchered off after sustaining an injury. (Action Images via Reuters)

Jota Out for Months, Says Klopp, as Liverpool’s Injury Crisis Deepens

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Sports (FILES) Argentina's Diego Maradona (R) fights for the ball with German Andreas Brehme (C) and his teammate Thomas Berthold during the final match of the 1986 Football World Cup Federal Republic of Germany vs. Argentina on June 29, 1986 at Mexico City.  (Photo by AFP)

Germany World Cup Winner Andreas Brehme Dead at 63

World Cup winner Andreas Brehme, whose late penalty in the 1990 final against Argentina in Italy handed Germany their third world title, has died at the age of…

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Sports Lionel Messi stayed on the bench throughout Inter Miami's 4-1 win against a Hong Kong select XI on February 4 - AFP

Messi Denies Political Snub Was Behind Hong Kong No-show

Lionel Messi denied his absence from a match in Hong Kong two weeks ago that angered China was a political snub, but was caused by an injury. The eight…

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Sports The championship was organized by the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF) in collaboration with the Sharjah Sports Council in the UAE

Saudi Arabia Wins Gold in Sharjah International Paragliding Championship

Saudi Arabia’s Muhammad bin Ali Al-Asiri has won the gold medal in the 2024 Sharjah International Paragliding Championship, which concluded on Monday. The…

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Sports The SnowBlast KSA Cup will feature the participation of 30 competitors, including top international figures in skiing and snowboarding

Saudi Arabia to Host SnowBlast KSA Cup

Riyadh is scheduled to host end of February the SnowBlast KSA Cup, a snow skiing show and competition that blends artistry, creativity, and outdoor skill…

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Sports AC Milan's French forward #09 Olivier Giroud reacts at the end of the Italian Serie A football match between AC Monza and AC Milan at the Brianteo stadium in Monza, Italy on February 18, 2024. (AFP)

Depleted Milan Miss Chance to Go Second with 4-2 Loss at Monza 

AC Milan missed out on the chance to move into second in the Serie A standings when they lost 4-2 at mid-table Monza on Sunday after being reduced to 10 men…

Sports Manchester United's head coach Erik ten Hag leaves the field at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Luton Town and Manchester United at Kenilworth Road, in Luton, England, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024. (AP)

Ten Hag Urges United to Be More Clinical After Narrow Luton Win 

Manchester United must become more clinical in front of goal and put teams to the sword, manager Erik ten Hag said after his side squandered a host of chances…

Sports Aryna Sabalenka. (AFP file photo)

Sabalenka Craving Success in Dubai on Heels of Melbourne Triumph 

Aryna Sabalenka said it is in her nature to keep striving for success and that she has become addicted to that winning feeling as the Australian Open champion…

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Sports Belgium's Thorgan Hazard runs with the ball during the group G match between England and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, on June 28, 2018. (AP) 

Thorgan Hazard Leaves Fans Puzzled with Goal Celebration Dedicated to Family Parakeet 

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Sports Rayo Vallecano's Spanish defender #05 Aridane Hernandez heads the ball next to Real Madrid's Spanish forward #14 Joselu during the Spanish league football match Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at the Vallecas stadium in Madrid on February 18, 2024. (AFP)

Real Madrid Held to 1-1 Draw at Rayo Vallecano in Spanish League

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Sports Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Chelsea - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - February 17, 2024 Chelsea's Raheem Sterling in action before scoring their first goal. (Action Images via Reuters)

Man City Loses Ground in EPL Title Race after Home Draw with Chelsea

Manchester City barely avoided a first defeat of 2024 after Rodri’s deflected effort salvaged a 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the English Premier League on…

Sports 16 February 2024, North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne: Remote-controlled cars drive on the pitch next to tennis balls during the German Bundesliga so0ccer match between 1. FC Cologne and Werder Bremen at RheinEnergieStadion. (dpa)

Bundesliga Fan Protests with Tennis Balls and Toy Cars Interrupt Werder Bremen Win

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Sports Real Madrid's Italian head coach Carlo Ancelotti holds a press conference following a training session of the team held at Valdebebas sports city in Madrid, Spain, 17 February 2024.(EPA)

Ancelotti Not Thinking About Mbappé Just Yet, Says Focus Remains on Winning This Season

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Sports Iga Swiatek (R) of Poland shakes hands with Elena Rybakina of Kazakistan after winning the Women's singles final of the Qatar Open tennis tournament in Doha, Qatar, 17 February 2024.  EPA/NOUSHAD THEKKAYIL

Top-ranked Swiatek Wins her 3rd Straight Qatar Open

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Sports Soccer Football - Premier League - Brentford v Liverpool - Brentford Community Stadium, London, Britain - February 17, 2024 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Salah Scores on Return as Liverpool Dispatches Brentford

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Sports The 4th annual "Extreme E" all-electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) off-road racing series will kick off Saturday in Jeddah. SPA

Extreme E Races for Electric SUVs 2024 Kick Off in Jeddah

Organized by the Saudi Arabian Cycling Federation under the supervision of the Ministry of Sport, the fourth annual "Extreme E" all-electric sport-utility…

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Sports Ahly's Egyptian midfielder Hussein el-Shahat (C) celebrates with the trophy after winning the CAF Champions League final football match between Morocco's Wydad AC and Egypt's Al Ahly in Casablanca on June 11, 2023. © Fadel Senna, AFP

African Champions Ahly Stay Top After Draw in Algeria

Record 11-time title-holders Al Ahly of Egypt and Chabab Belouizdad of Algeria on Friday drew 0-0 for the second time in Group D of the CAF Champions League. …

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Sports Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah. (AFP)

Liverpool Forward Mohamed Salah in Contention to Play against Brentford on Saturday

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Sports Naomi Osaka of Japan in action against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their quarter-final match at the WTA Qatar Open Tennis tournament at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex in Doha, Qatar, 15 February 2024. (EPA)

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Four-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka and holder Barbora Krejcikova have pulled out of the Dubai Tennis Championships. Osaka is still trying to find…