Azam's team won eight of the nine one-day internationals last year, including a 2-1 series win over a formidable Australia at home.
The positive impact on sports in the country is likely to rub off in other areas as well. Seven in ten residents think this move will enhance the perception of Saudi Arabia as a country and draw favourable global attention towards it.
Bayern Munich won the Club World Cup final in Qatar on Thursday as Benjamin Pavard’s second-half winner sealed a 1-0 victory over Mexico’s Tigres, the Germans claiming a ‘six pack’ of titles within 12 months. Pavard’s close-range tap-in was
Saudi Arabia’s Yazeed Al Rajhi completed an emphatic first victory in the Dubai International Baja today while UAE-based British rider Sam Smith recorded his maiden bikes
The UAE cruised to an emphatic 5-0 win against Indonesia in Group G of the Asian Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023. Indonesia had suffered a 4-0 loss last time out against Vietnam, while the UAE
The UAE will look to extend their winning streak in the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifiers when they take on Thailand in the second match on Monday. The UAE needed to win all their remaining four matches to advance to the next round of the qualifiers.
There’s an indicator of why England have never won the European Championship. In nine attempts, they have never won an opening match at the tournament. Not even when their first match was at Wembley in 1996.
Star forward Neymar scored a retaken penalty as Brazil maintained their perfect start to South American World Cup qualifying with a 2-0 win over Ecuador on Friday.
ICC and BCCI are in talks with Oman Cricket over hosting of some of the T20 World Cup matches later this year in the Gulf nation, a top Oman cricket official has confirmed.
The pandemic situation in India forced the Indian cricket Board to shift this year's Twenty20 World Cup to the UAE. The BCCI said it had told the International cricket Council (ICC) of its decision to host the event in the UAE in October and November.