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.
It will be Test cricket but not as we've known it when England face the West Indies in the opening match of a "bio-secure" series at Southampton starting on Wednesday.
Mendis has been named in the 16-player squad for a two-match home Test series against England in March, but the tour was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 42-year-old goalkeeper passed the previous record of 647 appearances he jointly held with AC Milan great Paolo Maldini as he started the game at the Allianz Stadium.
Participants were free to choose from two distances - 5km and 10km - and prizes were given to the top three finishers in each of the eight categories – 5km for Male and Female, indoors and outdoors, and 10km for Male and Female, indoors and outdoors.