Winners of the archery championship in respective categories pose after the competition.
A glamorous new edition of Sharjah’s Ramadan Futsal Championship (SRFC) organised by Sharjah Sports TV kicked off on Wednesday, with an opening ceremony reminiscent of the world football championships. The championship is held under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
In keeping with their tradition to develop leadership, sporting acumen and technical skills through various challenges, Sajaya Young Ladies (SYL), hosted their first swimming championship in collaboration with the UAE Swimming Federation, for members aged 13-18 years.
Held under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), this two-day event will be the first of three nationals held in Sharjah. For the remainder of the season, the shows will be held in the club’s indoor and outdoor arenas.
Britain’s Simon Yates won stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday, beating two other survivors of a mass breakaway in the Pyrenees. Defending champion Geraint Thomas and current overall leader Julian Alaphilippe finished
Home favourite Rory McIlroy suffered a nightmare start, including an opening-hole quadruple bogey, while Ireland’s Shane Lowry took the clubhouse lead.
Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane will renew their Premier League rivalry for a second time in Egypt, with Africa Cup of Nations immortality awaiting the victor of Friday’s final between Algeria and Senegal.