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UAE edge Oman for third place

UAE defeated Oman 1-0 to secure third place in the 22nd Gulf Cup at King Fahad Stadium in Riyadh last night.

Ali Mabkhout scored the all-important goal in the 60th minute to give UAE a consolation win in the third-place playoff clash.

The UAE started with eight changes from their 3-2 se...ReadMore


NICOSIA: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a Champions League scoring record of 74 goals when he struck a hat-trick in last night's 4-0 Group F win at APOEL Nicosia.

Hughes fights for life after surgery

SYDNEY: Australian batsman Phil Hughes was fighting for his life following emergency surgery yesterday after he was knocked out by a bouncer in a freak incident which shocked cricket.

Rodgers looks to rescue Liverpool

SOFIA: Brendan Rodgers faces arguably the biggest challenge of his career as Liverpool manager when he takes his ailing side to Bulgaria to face Ludogorets Razgrad in the Champions League today.

Thrilling Auto X event opener set

Excitement and intensity are set to go one level higher at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) on Friday.

Promotional air ticket joy

JORRIAN Hendricks won a promotional contest for "Challenge Bahrain" International Triathlon Championship to be held on December 6.

James sinks Magic

CLEVELAND: LeBron James scored 29 points, including 16 in the first quarter, as the Cleveland Cavaliers broke a four-game losing streak with a 106-74 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday.

Crusaders face Warriors

BAHRAIN Rugby Football Club (RFC) in Saar will play host to a unique sporting occasion this weekend as two teams drawn from around the world go head-to-head to honour the battle against cancer.

Registration continues for endurance race

BAHRAIN Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (Breef) continued the registration process for riders and stables taking part in the Season-Opening Endurance Race.

Youngsters offered opportunity to attend World Cup

DHL Express will be giving one lucky child the opportunity of a lifetime to attend the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2015 in London and deliver the official match ball onto the field of play prior to the kick-off match in September 2015.

Aussie batsman critical after hit by bouncer

SYDNEY: Australian batsman Phil Hughes was fighting for his life following emergency surgery yesterday after he was knocked out by a bouncer in a freak incident which shocked cricket.

AFC president in Manila for key meetings

ASIAN Football Confederation president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa arrived in Manila yesterday to attend a number of activities over the next few days, the most significant of which is a gala festival to celebrate the 60th anniversary of AFC.

Ahli and Hidd off to winning start

AL AHLI defeated Ittihad 83-63, while Al Hidd saw off Al Najma 77-67 during the first round matches of the Bahrain Zain Basketball League played last night at Bahrain Basketball Association Sports Hall in Um Al Hassam.

Scarth-Park pair triumph in style

Vice-Captain Bill Scarth and partner Nicky Park, with a whopping 44 points, emerged winners of Awali Golf Club's pairs competitions, the Johnnie Walker Foursomes.

Philippines barge into Suzuki Cup semis

HANOI: Philippines booked their place in the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup yesterday with a 4-0 win over a 10-man Indonesia at the My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi.

Companeros claim five-a-side title

INDIAN Club Companeros beat Dadabhai Al Keralawi 3-1 to claim the title in the open category of the Indian Club Centenary Five-A-side Football Tournament.

Bayer seek revenge

LEVERKUSEN, Germany: Group C leaders Bayer Leverkusen need a point against Monaco today to take their place in the Champions League's last 16 as they look to avenge their away defeat.

Wilshere ruled out

LONDON: Arsenal will be without midfielder Jack Wilshere for today's Champions League home game against Borussia Dortmund but defender Laurent Koscielny's return offers some welcome good news for manager Arsene Wenger.

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