Middle East Asia

VAR ready for historic AFC Club Competitions debut tomorrow

VAR ready for historic AFC Club Competitions debut tomorrow

الثلاثاء 29 سبتمبر 2020 09:29 ص

Now Asia’s premier club tournament will become the third AFC competition to embrace the latest in technology from the quarter-finals after it was first introduced from the same stage of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.

UAE

UAE's Al Nasr becomes first Arab club to sign Israeli footballer

الإثنين 28 سبتمبر 2020 09:53 م

Saba is of Palestinian origin. He was born in Northern Israel and rose through the ranks of a youth club before moving to Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2012

AFC Champions League (West): Quarter-finals decided

AFC Champions League (West): Quarter-finals decided

الإثنين 28 سبتمبر 2020 12:54 م

Both quarter-finals will be played at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium on Wednesday, with Saturday's semi-final also to be played at the same venue. The two quarter-finals and semi-final will be one-legged affairs.

World Cup will see spectator numbers return to pre-covid levels, says Qatar 2022 chairman

World Cup will see spectator numbers return to pre-covid levels, says Qatar 2022 chairman

الأحد 27 سبتمبر 2020 08:03 ص

With many major international tournaments, including the 2020 Olympics getting postponed, Al Thawadi felt the World Cup's organisers have the luxury of observing and learning from the tournaments that are coming up.

AFC Champions League (West): Round of 16 cast finalised

AFC Champions League (West): Round of 16 cast finalised

الأحد 27 سبتمبر 2020 07:34 ص

Al Sadd's hopes of finishing top of Group D were dashed after they fell 1-2 to Iran's Sepahan FC. Al Sadd's defeat meant Al Nassr emerged Group C winners but the Saudi Arabian side also didn't enjoy a winning night as they fell 0-1 to UAE's Al Ain FC.

Pakhtakor, Shabab Al Ahli move into Round of 16 from Group B

Pakhtakor, Shabab Al Ahli move into Round of 16 from Group B

الخميس 24 سبتمبر 2020 02:48 م

Players of Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia (left) walk out to play their match against the team from Iran.

Qatar to host Asian Table Tennis Championships  2021

Qatar to host Asian Table Tennis Championships 2021

الأربعاء 23 سبتمبر 2020 03:28 م

Hosting sports championships has been part of wider investment plan by Qatar to diversify its economy and improve its standing on the global stage, under its National Vision 2030 plan.

Corona crisis forces Kuwait

Corona crisis forces Kuwait's sports authority to reduce the budget

الثلاثاء 22 سبتمبر 2020 04:07 م

The government, represented by Public Authority for Sports, is seeking to activate the mechanism of action of the investment law within clubs and federations

GWC announced as Regional Supporter and Official Logistics Provider for Qatar World Cup

GWC announced as Regional Supporter and Official Logistics Provider for Qatar World Cup

الإثنين 21 سبتمبر 2020 03:54 م

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will take place from 21 November until 18 December in eight stadiums around Qatar

One more player COVID-19 positive in  AFC Champions League (West)

One more player COVID-19 positive in AFC Champions League (West)

الثلاثاء 15 سبتمبر 2020 03:18 م

The results of those tests have shown that one player from Qatari side, Al Sadd, has tested positive for COVID-19

Asian football returns with tribute to medical heroes’ campaign

Asian football returns with tribute to medical heroes’ campaign

الأحد 13 سبتمبر 2020 05:49 م

Stadiums to be dressed in #FootballForHeroes branding to honour healthcare frontliners

Six players found COVID-19 positive in AFC Champions League 2020 (West)

Six players found COVID-19 positive in AFC Champions League 2020 (West)

الأحد 13 سبتمبر 2020 08:52 ص

So far, the results of those tests have shown that five players and one member of the management team from Al Hilal Club of Saudi Arabia, and one player from Qatari side, Al Duhail, have tested positive

Exciting AFC Champions League action resumes

Exciting AFC Champions League action resumes

الجمعة 11 سبتمبر 2020 02:05 م

To ensure the safety of everyone involved in the AFC Champions League, players and officials were required to undergo the COVID-19 test

Saudi Arabia eyes global sporting status as it seeks to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

Saudi Arabia eyes global sporting status as it seeks to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

الجمعة 11 سبتمبر 2020 12:39 م

Saudi Arabia celebrates winning the 1996 AFC Asian Cup in the UAE defeating the host in the final.

Saudi Olympic chief presents a vision of increasing education opportunities through sports

Saudi Olympic chief presents a vision of increasing education opportunities through sports

السبت 05 سبتمبر 2020 06:45 م

President of the SAOC Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal presents his vision on sports

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi's departure unleashes a battle between the Emirates

الخميس 03 سبتمبر 2020 02:55 م

Manchester City has the backing of the Arab Emirates, as its owner is Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and member of the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi.

Education City Stadium to host its first official match

Education City Stadium to host its first official match

الخميس 03 سبتمبر 2020 02:50 م

It’s a privilege for the QSL to have its season opener be the first match to be played at Education City Stadium

Doha 2030 Asian Games bid launches engaging brand and slogan

Doha 2030 Asian Games bid launches engaging brand and slogan

الأربعاء 02 سبتمبر 2020 11:01 ص

Doha 2030 will be a festival of our continent’s rich and vibrant cultures and a commemoration of our unity through sport

Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium achieves outstanding sustainability rating

Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium achieves outstanding sustainability rating

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 02:28 م

his is testament to the hard work of everyone involved in this massive project - including all our contractors and stakeholders

Successful Saudi Athletes Virtual Forum comes to an end with more than 10,000 viewers

Successful Saudi Athletes Virtual Forum comes to an end with more than 10,000 viewers

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 02:25 م

The Saudi Athletes Commission’s members with SAOC President HRH Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Alfaisal, and IOC President Mr. Thomas Bach during his visit to the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee in September 2019.

1998 football World Cup champion France to play friendly in Vietnam

1998 football World Cup champion France to play friendly in Vietnam

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 02:14 م

ينصب تركيز المنتخب الوطني لكرة القدم على تصفيات كأس العالم 2022.

AFC receives documents from all five member associations aiming to host AFC Asian Cup 2027

AFC receives documents from all five member associations aiming to host AFC Asian Cup 2027

الإثنين 31 أغسطس 2020 11:49 ص

all five will be required to submit a Letter of Undertaking to meet the List of Requirements for the tournament by October 30, 2020

Ahlam Nasser Al-Zaid becomes Saudi Arabia’s first female cycling champion

Ahlam Nasser Al-Zaid becomes Saudi Arabia’s first female cycling champion

الجمعة 28 أغسطس 2020 01:52 م

Champion Ahlam Nasser Al-Zaid after winning the race

Saudi Arabian Athletes

Saudi Arabian Athletes' Commission to host 1st International Athletes Forum

الأربعاء 26 أغسطس 2020 12:35 ص

The forum aims to acknowledge concerns of athletes and promote the role of Athletes’ Commissions