Maria Sharapova serves to Ajla Tomljanovic during their match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Associated Press
The opening day of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship 2019 will record another on-court first when five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova
Rafael Nadal insists he is not focused on chasing Roger Federer’s record Grand Slam haul, but admits it would be “amazing” if he manages to eclipse the Swiss star’s tally of 20 majors won.
The Abu Dhabi’s WTA 500 tournament has a star-studded line-up in place as the event features World No.5 Elina Svitolina, former World No.1 Karolina Pliskova and Aryna Sabalenka.
Football's governing body FIFA made history on Thursday by selecting Japan's Yamashita alongside Stephanie Frappart of France and Rwanda's Salima Mukansanga on a list of 36 referees for the World Cup.
The championship will be held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and organised by Sharjah Cultural & Chess Club.
Shahid Afridi Foundation aims to provide educational opportunities for out of school children, especially girls, to be enrolled in a school and to complete their education.