Players of Shabab Al Ahli and Borussia Dortmund in action during their Dubai International Football Championship match. Supplied photo
Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four, but made hard work of seeing off 10-man Watford 1-0 thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fortunate early opener on Monday. Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon international.
Pep Guardiola admits Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple will be defined by Wednesday’s Champions League showdown with Tottenham and their following two Premier League games. Guardiola’s side are in contention to win all four major trophies after lifting the League Cup, reaching the FA Cup final and staying in touch with Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Real Madrid took the Monday night slot reserved for La Liga’s lower teams and never really looked out of place as Karim Benzema’s goal was enough only for a 1-1 draw away to Leganes. Madrid delivered another thoroughly underwhelming performance
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness ruled out breaking the 100 million euros ($113 million) mark this summer and said he would buy French striker Kylian Mbappe “immediately” if he had the money. Bayern are planning a major squad overhaul this summer, and have already confirmed the signings of French World Cup winners Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez.
Conor McGregor has promised to put on a ‘masterpiece’ when he makes his first UFC appearance in the Middle East, against Dustin Poirier at the Etihad Arena on Sunday morning. According to UFC, fan favourite McGregor faces Poirier in the headline
Rory McIlroy shot an impressive bogey-free 64 to take the clubhouse lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, the first Rolex Series event of the year, after fog delayed the start of round one at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club. The Northern Irishman has
The UAE Tour race organisers, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Dubai Sports Council and RCS Sport announced the first round of riders set to compete in the third edition of the race.
Spain’s Paula Badosa has tested positive for the coronavirus while quarantined in a Melbourne hotel ahead of the Australian Open. She is the first female Tennis player on the tournament’s roster to have a confirmed positive test, the latest setback