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Diego Costa the star attraction at Kuwait five-a-side tournament
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Diego Costa the star attraction at Kuwait five-a-side tournament

Sunday, 5 July 2015 5:39 PM

Chelsea footballer star took part in Al-Roudan Tournament

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Diego Costa the star attraction at Kuwait five-a-side tournament

Sunday, 5 July 2015 5:36 PM

Chelsea striker was a surprise participant in the Al-Roudan Tournament in Kuwait at the weekend.

Blatter claims French and German presidents pushed for Qatar World Cup
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Blatter claims French and German presidents pushed for Qatar World Cup

Sunday, 5 July 2015 4:39 PM

FIFA boss says Nicolas Sarkozy and his German counterpart Christian Wulff both applied political pressure to back Gulf state's 2022 bid

Desert odds for the ice princess Zahra Lari
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Desert odds for the ice princess Zahra Lari

Saturday, 4 July 2015 4:53 PM

Zahra Lari, the first Emirati professional figure skater, reveals why she is aiming to compete  at the Winter Olympics in 2018.

UAE, Qatar bid to host for world swimming championships
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UAE, Qatar bid to host for world swimming championships

Saturday, 4 July 2015 9:43 AM

Abu Dhabi/Dubai and Doha in frame to win rights to host championships in 2021 and 2023

UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants
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UEFA relaxes spending curbs on Gulf-owned football giants

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Restrictions eased on big-spending Manchester City and Paris St Germain as part of its break-even financial fair play rules

Gervinho denies extravagant demands behind collapse of UAE move
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Gervinho denies extravagant demands behind collapse of UAE move

Thursday, 2 July 2015 1:59 PM

Former Arsenal player refutes helicopter, private beach demands were reasons that he didn’t make move from Roma to Abu Dhabi's Al-Jazira

Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor
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Barca presidential candidate confirms opposition to Qatar shirt sponsor

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 4:23 PM

Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta says will do his best to put UNICEF back on Barcelona shirt if he returns to helm in July election

Spanish football league to sue FIFA over Qatar 2022 winter dates
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Spanish football league to sue FIFA over Qatar 2022 winter dates

Monday, 29 June 2015 11:19 AM

La Liga claims staging the event in Nov-Dec will lose it $72m in revenue, has called on other European leagues to support it

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reporter wins award for ‘toughest job in sports journalism’
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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reporter wins award for ‘toughest job in sports journalism’

Sunday, 28 June 2015 11:01 AM

Matt Knighton won the Inmarsat Onboard Reporter (OBR) Award for his nine months of work during the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Abu Dhabi seal Volvo Ocean Race double
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Abu Dhabi seal Volvo Ocean Race double

Saturday, 27 June 2015 5:33 PM

Team secures only the second offshore/in-port double in the 41-year history of the triennial event

FC Barcelona presidential hopeful says to scrap Qatar shirt deal
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FC Barcelona presidential hopeful says to scrap Qatar shirt deal

Friday, 26 June 2015 1:47 AM

Joan Laporta, who is standing for election next month, says he would end Qatar Airways shirt sponsorship

Amir Khan favours Mayweather bout over Dubai fight with Pacquiao
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Amir Khan favours Mayweather bout over Dubai fight with Pacquiao

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 2:31 PM

UK boxer and Dubai Sports Council dismiss talk of possible bout in the emirate next year

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Qatar part of $8bn bid for controlling stake in F1
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Qatar part of $8bn bid for controlling stake in F1

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 9:52 AM

RSE Ventures, which owns the Miami Dolphins NFL team, has joined forces with the Gulf state to acquire a 35.5% stake

Qatar group to push sports integrity as World Cup award faces probes‏
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Qatar group to push sports integrity as World Cup award faces probes‏

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 6:35 PM

Doha-based International Centre for Sport Security to talk about cleaning up sports at Washington event


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