Goldman Sachs, Mubadala sign $1bn private credit partnership to invest in Asia Pacific 

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s 5G coverage is almost double the global average of 42 percent thanks to “really good operators that have high demands,” according to a senior industry executive. Speaking to Arab News, Pekka Lundmark, CEO of telecommunications firm Nokia, underlined how the Kingdom’s 77 percent coverage rate marks it out compared to several parts … Read more

Ruthless Rybakina dispatches Kasatkina to win Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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Ons Jabeur was left heartbroken after being forced to withdraw from last year’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships owing to injury. But the Arab star player is now more determined than ever to taste success at the annual Women’s Tennis Association Tour event. Jabeur had to undergo knee surgery following the 2023 Australian Open, which … Read more

Rybakina sets up final showdown with Kasatkina at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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LAS VEGAS: Smash GC’s dominant team performance in Saturday’s final round of LIV Golf Las Vegas allowed captain Brooks Koepka to celebrate his fifth trophy of any kind since joining LIV Golf, while teammate Talor Gooch became the first player to win trophies with three different teams. But perhaps the most meaningful celebration came from … Read more

Jabeur exits Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open, Rybakina and Samsonova set to meet in semifinal

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Abu Dhabi: As she continued her comeback to the tour following three surgical operations and an eight-month hiatus, tennis’ Emma Raducanu arrived in Abu Dhabi looking to build on a positive start to her 2024 campaign. The 21-year-old former US Open champion kicked things off with two second-round appearances, in Auckland and the Australian Open … Read more

Ons Jabeur too strong for Emma Raducanu at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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A facet of franchise cricket is the merry-go-round of players between tournaments. In the DP World ILT20 this has reached a crescendo toward the end of the group stage. Last week’s column highlighted the four high-profile Pakistani players who were recruited by the Desert Vipers. Their impact on the team’s performance may not have been … Read more

Jabeur and Osaka crash out of doubles at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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Abu Dhabi: As she continued her comeback to the tour following three surgical operations and an eight-month hiatus, tennis’ Emma Raducanu arrived in Abu Dhabi looking to build on a positive start to her 2024 campaign. The 21-year-old former US Open champion kicked things off with two second-round appearances, in Auckland and the Australian Open … Read more

Impressive Raducanu sets up Jabeur showdown at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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ABU DHABI: Emma Raducanu will meet Ons Jabeur in a last-16 clash at the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open presented by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, after the Brit showed her class in a comfortable win over the Czech Republic’s Marie Bouzkova on Monday night. Having returned to action at the start of the year following … Read more

Danielle Collins sets up Naomi Osaka showdown as qualifying wraps at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

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DUBAI: Last year’s winners of ILT20, the Gulf Giants have encountered challenges to their title from all angles in 2024. Entering their seventh match on Sunday, they lay bottom of the table. Faced by the Sharjah Warriors, who elected to field, the Giants reached 75 for one in nine overs, before the left arm spin … Read more

Ons Jabeur ‘happy’ to be at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open as she prepares for another shot at Wimbledon title

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ABU DHABI: The last couple of months have admittedly been “surreal” for Saudi tennis player Yara Alhogbani. The 19-year-old got to witness live tennis matches between Ons Jabeur and Aryna Sabalenka, and Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz, at home in Riyadh, for the very first time. She interacted with the stars and was given the … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Yara Al-Hogbani set for Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open bow

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ABU DHABI: World No. 6 Ons Jabeur and Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka will compete in the doubles at the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open, which begins on Saturday, after being awarded a wild card. Hosted by Mubadala and presented by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the WTA 500 event returns to the International Tennis Centre, … Read more