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Qatar 2022 should be held in winter for spectators - study
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Qatar 2022 should be held in winter for spectators - study

Monday, 25 August 2014 1:59 PM

New research says most suitable time for World Cup in Qatar will be between November and February

We nearly bought Liverpool for $360m, reveals former DIC boss
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We nearly bought Liverpool for $360m, reveals former DIC boss

Monday, 25 August 2014 9:21 AM

Sameer Al Ansari says deal was “almost signed”

Lippi sees red with Emirati referee
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Lippi sees red with Emirati referee

Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:47 PM

Renowned Italian coach remonstrates with Emirati referee as two players sent off in Asian Champions League game

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Formula E set for its debut

Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:24 PM

September will witness the launch of a new car-racing championship, one that is very different to what we see in Formula One. In Formula E, the cars will be electric.

Banking giant joins Qatar World Cup debate
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Banking giant joins Qatar World Cup debate

Sunday, 17 August 2014 10:06 AM

Credit Suisse warns of cost overruns and inflationary pressures

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Premier League football stars join teams in Qatar
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Premier League football stars join teams in Qatar

Thursday, 14 August 2014 4:10 PM

Swansea City's Chico Flores and Pablo Hernandez to join up with Lekhwia and Al-Arabi

Dubai's Princess Haya steps down as president of equestrian body
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Dubai's Princess Haya steps down as president of equestrian body

Thursday, 14 August 2014 11:58 AM

Declined a third term of International Equestrian Federation after eight years at the helm

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Golf increases in popularity in China

Monday, 11 August 2014 1:58 PM

Golf was once condemned as a bourgeois pastime by Communist leaders. But China's new elite are taking up the game in record numbers.

Lineker urges boycott of World Cup over 'ludicrous' Qatar decision
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Lineker urges boycott of World Cup over 'ludicrous' Qatar decision

Thursday, 7 August 2014 2:39 PM

Former England striker Gary Lineker says 'clean countries' should take action amid FIFA corruption claims

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Dubai aiming to bid to host the Olympics within 8 years
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Dubai aiming to bid to host the Olympics within 8 years

Thursday, 7 August 2014 10:24 AM

Expo 2020 and Qatar World Cup 2022 has put the region on the map, sports official said

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Glasgow Games hailed best ever

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 12:47 PM

Hailed as the best ever Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 celebrates the end of a memorable 20th edition with a colourful closing ceremony.

Boxing champ Haye eyes expansion after opening Dubai gym
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Boxing champ Haye eyes expansion after opening Dubai gym

Sunday, 3 August 2014 5:31 PM

David Haye looking to set up specialised units such as boxing studios after launch of Hayemaker Gym Dubai

Arsenal will win the Premier League, City finish fourth and Spurs face relegation
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Arsenal will win the Premier League, City finish fourth and Spurs face relegation

Sunday, 3 August 2014 9:44 AM

Anil Bhoyrul makes his annual premier league predictions ahead of the new season.

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Dubai's Emirates signs deal with Portugal's Benfica football club
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Dubai's Emirates signs deal with Portugal's Benfica football club

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 11:15 AM

Agreement will see if become the club's official airline partner

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games promise to be the best Commonwealth Games ever with 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 nations and territories competing in 17 sports over 11 days.


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    UK politician sacked over burka binbag jibe

    The whole point is that women should dictate what they want to wear and not men. That should be the underlying motive. If a woman WANTS to wear a burqa... more

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 1:16 PM - mick
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    UAE teens among the highest for obesity rates

    There are loads of fatties in Dubai. They don't offend me personally. Unlike other countries where taxes support the health system, here, each person has... more

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 4:04 PM - nice
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    Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate

    Surprisingly the only studies that show a negative financial impact of the smoking ban on the hospitality industry are sponsored by tobacco companies ... more

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 4:19 PM - Telcoguy