Man United and Liverpool draw 2-2 after late Mohamed Salah penalty

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MANCHESTER: Mohamed Salah scored an 84th-minute penalty to salvage a 2-2 draw for Liverpool at Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday. The title challengers had looked like suffering a first defeat in the league since February after two stunning goals from Bruno Fernandes and Kobbie Mainoo put United ahead at Old Trafford. Luis Diaz … Read more

How Gulf United is helping unearth young Saudi football talent 

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SAN ANTONIO: The Professional Fighters League kicked off the 2024 PFL Global Season with Valentin Moldavsky defeating 2022 PFL heavyweight champion Ante Delija in a first-round TKO in the main event at the Boeing Center in San Antonio. Moldavsky overwhelmed Delija, landing heavy strikes en route to the stoppage in his PFL debut. The former Bellator … Read more

Liverpool go back to top of Premier League. Man United stunned by 4-3 loss at Chelsea

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RIO DE JANEIRO: US football magnate John Textor will be tried by Brazil’s top court for sport for ignoring orders to provide evidence for his claims that the Brazilian league is plagued by match-fixing, officials said Wednesday. Textor, whose teams include Brazilian club Botafogo, will go on trial on April 15 before a disciplinary panel … Read more

Man United defenders Martinez and Lindelof ruled out for at least a month because of injuries

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UAE Pro League preview: Wasl march on, Iniesta strike not enough to save Emirates DUBAI: Spain legend Andres Iniesta’s strike was not enough to quiet deafening alarm bells at relegation-threatened Emirates Club, results strengthened Al-Wasl’s grip on the title and Morocco striker Walid Azaro hit a “super hat-trick”’ for an appreciative Ajman during ADNOC Pro … Read more

4-time MLB All-Star Ronald Acuna Jr. joining Baseball United ownership group

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‘The sword has a history among the Arabs’: Inside Saudi Arabia’s fencing scene RIYADH: In the heart of Saudi Arabia, sports halls bustle in the evenings with fencers as young as 8 years old, as swordsmanship spreads rapidly across the Kingdom. It is a testament to the work carried out by the Saudi Arabian Fencing Federation … Read more

Aston Villa stay ahead of fellow winners Tottenham in Premier League; Chelsea and Man United held

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UAE Pro League preview: Wasl march on, Iniesta strike not enough to save Emirates DUBAI: Spain legend Andres Iniesta’s strike was not enough to quiet deafening alarm bells at relegation-threatened Emirates Club, results strengthened Al-Wasl’s grip on the title and Morocco striker Walid Azaro hit a “super hat-trick”’ for an appreciative Ajman during ADNOC Pro … Read more

Eddie Howe hails match-winner as Newcastle United claim ‘incredible’ victory

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NEWCASTLE: Eddie Howe has hailed the impact of Newcastle United match-winner Harvey Barnes, who netted twice as the Magpies came back from the dead to claim three Premier League points against rivals West Ham. Newcastle looked to have let the win slip as Alexander Isak’s opener was canceled out by Michail Antonio, Mohammed Kudus and … Read more

Newcastle United in dark over Sandro Tonali ban — but Eddie Howe pleads for FA leniency

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BARCELONA: Barcelona eased to a 3-1 win over Brann on Thursday to set up a repeat of last season’s Women’s Champions League semifinal against Chelsea, progressing 5-2 on aggregate, while Paris Saint-Germain also clinched a place in the last four of Europe’s elite club competition. Reigning Ballon d’Or Aitana Bonmati, Fridolina Rolfo and Patri Guijarro struck … Read more

Baseball United rebrands to expand reach of Middle East franchises

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DUBAI: Baseball United, the first professional baseball league focused on the Middle East and Indian subcontinent, has announced the expansion of its two UAE-based franchises. The Dubai Wolves will now be called the Arabia Wolves, and the Abu Dhabi Falcons have been renamed the Mid East Falcons. The two clubs will largely retain their original … Read more