The match saw heated competition with the official 90-minute time ending with a 1-1 draw. The tie continued throughout the first half of extra time, until Iraq's Amjad Atwan broke it by scoring a penalty kick in the 115th minute.
With a fourth-place finish in last year’s Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon, Korir will be looking to beat her personal best time of 65:28 as she takes to the start line for the 2023 edition.
The positive impact on sports in the country is likely to rub off in other areas as well. Seven in ten residents think this move will enhance the perception of Saudi Arabia as a country and draw favourable global attention towards it.
It wasn't Anthony Joshua but Navas who caught Ronaldo flush in the face with his forearm under a high ball.
16 team members will reach Japan on Saturday, including six Special Olympics UAE Athletes, five Unified Partners, their coach, and the supporting technical and administrative staff.
The match on Thursday in Riyadh is set to pit Messi's Paris Saint-Germain against a select side made up of players from Ronaldo's new club Al Nassr and their Saudi rivals Al Hilal.
Salem Yousef Al Qaseer, Chairman of the Labour Standards Development Authority in Sharjah, kicked the ball to mark the opening of the much-anticipated tournament.