UAE Pro League review: Al-Wasl maintain 8-point lead over Al-Ain at top of table

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Eddie Howe answers Newcastle United tactics critics as Magpies outwit rivals Wolves Newcastle: Criticism, at this level, is only ever just around the corner. One year you may be returning a club to the Champions League after two decades, the next some may be calling for change at the top. That is the situation that … Read more

Brothers Iñaki and Nico Williams lead Athletic Bilbao to Copa final with rout of Atletico Madrid

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LONDON: My cricket column this week referred to a follow-up hearing on Feb. 20 by the UK House of Commons Parliamentary Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport into racism in cricket. It focused specifically on what measures had been put in place since its initial hearing in November 2021, and after the recommendations of … Read more

Boutier delivers putting masterclass to grab Singapore LPGA lead

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SINGAPORE: France’s Celine Boutier delivered a putting masterclass to storm up the leaderboard with an 8-under par 64 and snatch the second round lead at the HSBC Women’s World Championship on Friday in Singapore. Starting the day tied 30th, Boutier needed just 22 putts to navigate her way around the par-72 Tanjong course at Sentosa … Read more

Nadim Naaman takes the stage as first Arab lead star in ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ at Dubai Opera

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ALULA: The work of Manal AlDowayan, one of Saudi Arabia’s leading contemporary artists, is often focused on cultural metamorphosis, collective narratives and the representation of women, particularly from her home country.  AlDowayan, who will represent the Kingdom at this year’s Venice Biennale, is currently the subject of two exhibitions in AlUla as part of the … Read more

Juve hand Inter nine-point lead as Napoli crisis deepens

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MILAN: Juventus trail Serie A leaders Inter Milan by nine points after being held 2-2 at relegation-threatened Verona, as a 1-1 draw with Genoa left champions Napoli deep in crisis. Massimiliano Allegri’s side had their league title hopes further damaged following an entertaining encounter at the Stadio Bentegodi in which Adrien Rabiot stopped Juve from … Read more

Invest Saudi gears up to lead high-level delegation to world’s top real estate event

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RIYADH: Achieving global power security is everyone’s responsibility, according to Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman.  Speaking at the International Petroleum Technology Conference in Dahran on Feb. 12, the minister said that the Kingdom is continuously working toward ensuring market stability.  He added that Saudi Arabia has significant surplus oil production capabilities. “We are … Read more

Copper steadies on China financing data; zinc and lead hit new lows

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LONDON: Copper prices steadied on Friday after a week of heavy losses as investors got a glimmer of hope that top metals consumer China was bolstering its economy with financing measures, according to Reuters. Zinc and lead, however, touched fresh lows as gains in inventories highlighted weak demand and oversupply. Data on Friday showed that … Read more

Varner, Casey share LIV Golf Las Vegas lead; RangeGoats enjoy big day

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LAS VEGAS: Harold Varner III is looking to make up for last week. Paul Casey is looking to make up for last year. Both are off to flying starts at LIV Golf Las Vegas. Varner and Casey each shot 7-under 63s to grab the first-round lead on a chilly Thursday at Las Vegas Country Club. … Read more