Aliu Bamidele Lasisi hopes seizing the WBC International super-flyweight crown in Dubai on Friday would lead to a swift world title shot.
The Queen Elizabeth, in the week of her 93rd birthday and in the 66th year of her reign, graced day two of the 24th Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials Weekend at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday.
Defending champions Flamengo are through to the semi-final of the 9th Dubai International Football Championship (DIFC) following a 3-0 win over Al Nasr on a rainy evening at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Al Mamzar.
Ronnie Fernandez scored from the spot as Al Nasr completed a late 2-1 comeback against Al Wahda at Al Nahyan Stadium in matchweek 20 of the Arabian Gulf League on Saturday.
Saeed Ajmal International Cricket Academy (SAICA) defeated Kings Cricket Academy by 81 runs during a tour match on Friday.
600 swimmers will participate in the female and male 1,600-metre and 800-metre race categories of the Dubai Holding Burj Al Arab Swim competition to be held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel on Friday.
Grand Master Maxim Matlakov of Russia won the 8-way tie to take the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup and the top prize of $13,000 in the 21st Dubai Open Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess Club in Dubai.
India’s ace shooter and trailblazer Abhinav Bindra urged India to produce more heroes to inspire young aspirants for more glory at international competitions like Olympics and Common Wealth Games (CWG).
UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff defied all odds on Sunday afternoon to take home the Gent-Wevelgem title and add to his growing list of race victories since joining the Emirati formation.