Mini’s Stephane Peterhansel and his Portuguese co-driver Paulo Fiuza in action during stage 4 of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Two-time former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso finished second behind Frenchman Mathieu Serradori at the eighth stage to register his best result in Dakar Rally
Spain’s two-time champion Carlos Sainz, driving a Mini, shot into the overall lead after winning on Tuesday’s third stage of the Dakar Rally, his 33rd stage victory in the race
Stephane Peterhansel snatched a dramatic 11th stage of the Dakar Rally on Thursday when he pipped Nasser Al Attiyah to the line by just 10 seconds. Frenchman Peterhansel
Sharjah will take on Khorfakkan in a blockbuster round of 16 match of the President’s Cup at Saqr Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi Stadium in Khorfakkan at 16:35 pm on Saturday. In the other matches of the day, Al Ain will meet Ajman at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
Racing on the Abu Dhabi turf on Friday was highlighted by the most valuable race to be staged in the capital all season, the 2200m Group 1 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown and the valuable prize went to Belgium courtesy of Messi.
The decision means that Pakistan's cricketers will have only 10 days to prepare for their first tour match, a T20 in Auckland on Dec.18, and probably less when travel is factored in.