Barcelona’s Lionel Messi (left) vies for the ball with Sevilla’s Jules Kounde (second left) during their Spanish League match. Reuters
Barcelona reignited their title hopes after Lionel Messi and Ousmane Dembele scored in a 2-0 victory over Sevilla on Saturday to put them two points behind Atletico Madrid.
Barcelona have announced plans to reduce player and staff wages in a bid to “minimise the economic impact” caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona’s players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club’s other employees are paid in full during the state of alarm in Spain.
One of the world’s fastest growing sport leagues, SailGP, has announced the return of the Emirates Dubai Sail Grand Prix, presented by P&O Marinas, to Mina Rashid, Dubai. For the event, taking place December 9-10, 2023, SailGP will welcome a new title partner, Emirates Airline and a returning presenting partner
Dubai witnessed a spectacular display of sportsmanship and community bonding as the Goa Sport Festival took center stage at InSportz Club in Al Quoz, recently.
The Mashreq Padel Tour, the country’s first dedicated community tournament series for amateurs, is set for its Abu Dhabi debut this month with the UAEPA confirming the sixth round of the year-long championship will take place from October 13-15.