Players of Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks in action during their NBA game in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Reuters
The Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS) concluded on Wednesday with the final basketball and volleyball competitions in jam packed stadiums.
Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the US National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a “secessionist pipe dream” in an escalating row over comments
The first-day of the two-day festival welcomed fierce competition with elite athletes from both categories each conquering a number of challenging obstacles, including A-Frame Cargo, Atlas Carry and Ape Hanger.
Messi's 789th goal in his 1,000th career appearance — but first in the knockout rounds of the World Cup -- helped set up a last-eight clash with the unbeaten Netherlands on Friday.
The qualifying round matches will start at 10am on Sunday, while the main round matches will start from Monday. The final will be played on Saturday evening (December 11).