Brazil’s Neymar celebrates after scoring against Peru during their World Cup South American qualifier in Lima on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
Rio de Janeiro: A tearful Neymar inspired hosts Brazil to become the first side to qualify for the Copa America knock-out stages following a 4-0 win over Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Goals from Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten.
Progressive filly Silent Escape gained her fourth win from five starts after beating D’bai and Al Suhail in the Listed Dubai Duty Free Cup at Newbury on Friday.
The UAE University witnesses an exceptional honoring ceremony of the first ever outstanding and remarkable female graduates of the Physical Education Department. This formidable honoring ceremony was hosted and organized by the generous Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy.
With a restricted number of seats accessible for fans at the three venues, those needing to capture the action live have to shell out Dhs200 for most matches in Dubai and Sharjah.
In a devastation blow to Pakistan cricket New Zealand on Friday pulled out of their cricket series over ‘security concern.’ New Zealand cricket board’s decision came just hours before the start of first ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan in Rawalpindi.