Af Al Motamen, ridden by Tadhg O’Shea, wins 1800m Al Maqam race at Al Ain racecourse on Thursday. Supplied photo
Al Jazira and newly-promoted Khorfakkan will set the ball rolling in the opening match of the Arabian Gulf Cup (AGC) as an action-packed and thrilling new season transpires on Thursday. A captivating season is on the cards as Sharjah and Shabab Al Ahli bid to retain their respective Arabian Gulf League (AGL) and Arabian Gulf Cup (AGC) titles
Khalil drew first blood in the 31st minute to give Al Ahli lead. Dubai club maintained the lead till the half time.
Simona Halep kept alive hopes of regaining the world number one ranking Sunday, beating Polona Hercog 5-7, 7-6 (7/1), 6-2 to reach the last 16 of the WTA and ATP Miami Open.
Three-year-old colt Well Of Wisdom recorded a third Listed victory in the Prix de Tourgeville over a mile at Deauville, France, on Sunday.
It follows the postponement of the T20 World Cup, scheduled for October-November in Australia, and this month's one-day international series against Zimbabwe.
Justin Thomas reclaimed the world number one ranking on Sunday by outdueling defending champion Brooks Koepka down the stretch to win the WGC St Jude Invitational by three strokes.