Dubai aims to organise 3,000 local, regional and international events and host 1,000 international training camps as part of a 10-year strategy to develop the sports sector.
Asia’s most prestigious football tournament is set to be held in Saudi Arabia for the first time.
The 2023 and 2024 editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be streamed on the noon app.
Manchester United have announced the loan transfer of Marcel Sabitzer from Bayern Munich.
Premier League side Chelsea completed the signing of Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez from Benfica for a British record £106.8 million on Wednesday after a day of complex negotiations between the clubs.
The UAE has been placed in Group B alongside India, Malaysia and Kazakhstan in the 2023 Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championship, which will be held at Expo City Dubai from February 14 to 19.
Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo is set to leave Manchester City and join German giants Bayern Munich in a loan deal for the remainder of the season, according to reports.
Real Madrid will face bitter rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-finals after the draw was made at the Spanish FA's headquarters on Monday.
One of two foreign men swept up in an avalanche in Japan while back-country skiing in the central prefecture of Nagano and found without vital signs on Monday was U.S. professional skier Kyle Smaine.
Real Madrid will face bitter rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-finals after the draw was made at the Spanish FA's headquarters on Monday.
World number one Rory McIlroy won his third Dubai Desert Classic title on Monday after he shot a final round of 68 to finish at 19-under overall, beating Patrick Reed by one stroke.
Captain Temba Bavuma struck a superb 109 from 102 balls as South Africa chased down a record target in Bloemfontein to beat England by five wickets on Sunday and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in their one-day international series.
Holders Liverpool were knocked out of the FA Cup after losing 2-1 at Brighton & Hove Albion in the fourth round on Sunday as Kaoru Mitoma struck a late winner, before fifth-tier Wrexham were held to a thrilling 3-3 draw by 10-man Sheffield United.
Rory McIlroy heads into Monday's final round in a strong position to win a third Hero Dubai Desert Classic title after firing a sensational 65 on Sunday to open up a three-shot lead.
Novak Djokovic clinched a record-extending 10th Australian Open title with a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. Novak Djokovic resumed his reign over Melbourne Park by winning a record-extending 10th Australian Open title on Sunday.
The three-match T20I series between the UAE and Afghanistan will be held at Abu Dhabi Cricket and Sports Hub’s Zayed Cricket Stadium on February 16, 18 and 19.
Rory McIlroy hit just two fairways on Saturday at Emirates Golf Club but finds himself just two shots off the lead halfway through the behind-schedule Hero Dubai Desert Classic.
Aryna Sabalenka bludgeoned her way to a maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open with a 4-6 6-3 6-4 win over Kazakh 22nd seed Elena Rybakina on Saturday in a thrilling final between two of the most exciting power-hitters in the women's game.
The round of 16 and the quarter-finals of the UAE Residents Open, part of the UAE Wild Card Championship, which kicked off on Friday, are taking place today at Padel Arena, Sharjah, with over 190 advanced padel players from the UAE and GCC competing for one of six Wild Card entries to the World Padel Tour.
Manchester City defender Nathan Ake struck in the second half to earn a hard-fought 1-0 victory over visitors Arsenal in the FA Cup fourth round on Friday.
Half-centuries from Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell powered New Zealand to a 21-run win over India in a Twenty20 international in Ranchi on Friday.
The 2024 Copa America will be played in the United States, the CONCACAF and CONMEBOL confederations announced on Friday.
The Hero Dubai Desert Classic is headed for a Monday finish due to the weather delays.
Novak Djokovic shrugged off controversy involving his father to reach a record-extending 10th Australian Open final with a 7-5 6-1 6-2 win over outgunned American Tommy Paul on Friday.
Atletico Madrid's dreams of a trophy this season came to an end with a Copa del Rey quarterfinal 3-1 defeat against bitter rivals Real Madrid on Thursday, with coach Diego Simeone blaming the referee's decision to send off defender Stefan Savic for the loss.
Stefanos Tsitsipas blazed his way into a first Australian Open final with a 7-6(2) 6-4 6-7(6) 6-3 win over Russian 18th seed Karen Khachanov on Friday.
Organisers have announced that play at the Hero Dubai Desert Classic will be delayed until 10:00 am due to a flooded course.
Championship side Wigan Athletic sacked manager Kolo Toure on Thursday, less than two months into his 3-1/2 year contract, after he failed to win any of his nine games in charge.
Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, congratulated Qatar for successfully hosting the FIFA World Cup.
Thomas Pieters was the man to catch at the top of the leaderboard when the first round of the weather-affected Hero Dubai Desert Classic was suspended due to fading light on Thursday evening.
Aryna Sabalenka surged into the Australian Open final with a 7-6(1) 6-2 win over unseeded Pole Magda Linette on Thursday.
Elena Rybakina stormed to her first Australian Open final with a 7-6(4) 6-3 win over Victoria Azarenka on Thursday, wearing the twice champion down in a cagey first set before dominating to close out the match.
Play at the Hero Dubai Desert Classic resumed on Thursday after being suspended due to adverse weather conditions.
Play at the Hero Dubai Desert Classic is currently suspended due to the adverse weather conditions.
Marcus Rashford continued his fine season as he scored again to help Manchester United beat Nottingham Forest 3-0 in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur have signed winger Arnaut Danjuma on loan from Spanish club Villarreal until the end of the season, the Premier League team said on Wednesday, making him their first signing of the January transfer window.
Due to the adverse weather conditions, and with the safety of all in mind, the organisers of Hero Dubai Desert Classic have made the decision to close the tournament to the public on Thursday, January 26.
The world's most affluent cricket board got further richer by $572.72 million (AED 2.1 billion) after unveiling five franchises for an Indian Premier League-style T20 tournament for women on Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic delivered another masterclass at the Australian Open to thump fifth seed Andrey Rublev and reach the semi-finals.
Tommy Paul outclassed Ben Shelton 7-6(6) 6-3 5-7 6-4 in an all-American clash at the Australian Open on Wednesday to reach his maiden Grand Slam semi-final and become the first man from his country to do so at Melbourne Park since Andy Roddick in 2009.
Former Wales captain Gareth Bale has said he will play at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf event in February, after announcing his retirement from professional football earlier this month.
India captain Rohit Sharma and opener Shubman Gill each scored a century as they defeated New Zealand by 90 runs in the final one-day international in Indore on Tuesday, completing a 3-0 series sweep.
Victoria Azarenka rolled back the years to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open and remain on course for her third Grand Slam crown.
Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the Australian Open semi-finals for the fourth time as the Greek saw off rising Czech Jiri Lehecka 6-3 7-6(2) 6-4 on Tuesday.
The first UAE team to row unsupported and unassisted across the Atlantic Ocean has arrived on dry land.
Frank Lampard has been sacked as manager of Premier League club Everton, the club announced on Monday, after a poor run of form that has left the team in a relegation battle.
Dubai's annual Gov Games is gearing up for its expanded fourth edition, featuring a new category called 'Battle of the Cities'.
The countdown to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships has ramped up after organisers confirmed an impressive men’s field that will feature a host of emerging and established names, including four Grand Slam winners.
Novak Djokovic's bid for a 10th Australian Open crown shifted up a gear on Monday as he raced into the quarter-finals with a centre court masterclass and left his hamstring troubles behind.
UAE Team Emirates have got the 2023 season off to the perfect start with overall victory at the Tour Down Under in Australia.
Cristiano Ronaldo got off to a winning start making his long-awaited debut for Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr in a 1-0 victory over Ettifaq on Sunday.
Victor Perez has secured the biggest win of his career after claiming a dramatic Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship victory.
Stefanos Tsitsipas found another gear when it counted to fend off Jannik Sinner in a five-set thriller and reach the Australian Open quarter-finals in a rare win for the high seeds on Sunday.
Liverpool and Chelsea continued their disappointing seasons as the injury-hit mid-table teams played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri urged his team to "do their duty" on the pitch after the Serie A side were deducted 15 points by an Italian soccer court on Friday, leaving them marooned in mid-table.
Novak Djokovic continued his charge towards a 10th Australian Open title after winning against Grigor Dimitrov to reach the fourth round on Saturday, but fears about his injured left hamstring grew.
Juventus have been deducted 15 points for the current season by an Italian soccer court investigating the club's transfer dealings, leaving the country's most successful team marooned in mid-table.
Chelsea has signed winger Noni Madueke from PSV Eindhoven on a seven-and-a-half-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year, the Premier League club said on Friday.
Francesco Molinari and Guido Migliozzi are tied for the lead at the halfway stage of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
American young gun Sebastian Korda stunned former world number one Daniil Medvedev 7-6(7) 6-3 7-6(4) in a thrilling third round contest of the Australian Open on Friday.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has congratulated Iraq who won the Gulf Cup, beating Oman 3-2 on Thursday.
Lawyers representing Usain Bolt, the world-record sprinter, claim that a significant portion of his funds held in an account with a private investment firm, Stocks & Securities Limited, have gone missing.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi transported fans back in time to the heyday of their storied rivalry, as both forwards got on the scoresheet in an exhibition match last night before Hugo Ekitike earned 10-man PSG a 5-4 win over the Riyadh Season Team.
Former world number one Andy Murray produced one of his greatest ever comebacks to sink home hope Thanasi Kokkinakis in a titanic second-round thriller at the Australian Open.
Ons Jabeur crashed out of the second round of the Australian Open after an error-strewn display in a 6-1 5-7 6-1 loss to former French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova on Thursday.
European Ryder Cup Captain Luke Donald closed his opening round with four successive birdies to take the early lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, the first Rolex Series event of the season.
Novak Djokovic had to dig deep at times against French qualifier Enzo Couacaud but rolled into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.
American Jenson Brooksby knocked second seed Casper Ruud out of the Australian Open on Thursday with a 6-3 7-5 6-7(4) 6-2 victory, extinguishing the Norwegian's hopes of winning a first Grand Slam title and topping the world rankings.
World number two Rafael Nadal will be sidelined for six to eight weeks by the hip flexor injury he suffered during his second-round loss at the Australian Open, the Spaniard's team said on Thursday.
The rivalry between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo dominated football for more than a decade and the world will get the chance tonight to see another contest between the Portuguese and Argentine, which may not be the last time they face each other.
India claimed a thrilling 12-run victory over New Zealand in the opening game of their one-day international series in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
Coco Gauff battled past Emma Raducanu 6-3 7-6 (4) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Australian Open.
A dominant Stefanos Tsitsipas proved a step too far for home hope Rinky Hijikata as the Greek third seed eased into the Australian Open third round with a 6-3 6-0 6-2 win on Wednesday.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal bowed out of the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after suffering an injury during his 6-4 6-4 7-5 defeat by American Mackenzie McDonald.
Iga Swiatek, hot favourite for the women's title, and men's dark horse Jannik Sinner swept into the third round of the Australian Open before nine first-round matches were started as the weather continued to wreak havoc at Melbourne Park on Wednesday.
A new chapter in the celebrated rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will unfurl on Thursday when they meet in an exhibition match as the Portugal forward gears up for his first game in Saudi Arabia since joining Al Nassr.
Formula One will have 23 races this season, still a record and one more than last year, with the sport facing a four-week gap in April after deciding not to replace the cancelled Chinese Grand Prix.
Seven of the world’s top-10 female players will descend on UAE in February to compete in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Scorching heat halted outdoor matches and sent fans scurrying for shade at the Australian Open on Tuesday as players were given an early test of their endurance on a sweltering day two at Melbourne Park.
Russian and Belarusian flags have been banned from the Melbourne Park precinct during the Australian Open after a complaint from the Ukraine ambassador to the country
Defending champion Rafael Nadal shrugged off a rocky build-up to reach the Australian Open second round with a four-set win over ailing Jack Draper on Monday.
Nick Kyrgios's hopes of ending his country's 47-year wait for a homegrown men's champion at the Australian Open were shattered on the opening day on Monday when he pulled out of the tournament with a knee injury.
Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale said he was attacked by a fan just after his side had earned a 2-0 victory in a fiery North London derby with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Sunday.
In-form Americans Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff wasted little time in racing into the second round of the Australian Open on the opening day, briskly swatting aside their opponents in bright sunshine on Monday.
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta hailed their derby victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday and called on his team to celebrate every single moment of being eight points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Chelsea announced Mykhailo Mudryk as their fifth signing of the January transfer window on Sunday, after the Ukrainian winger completed his move from Shakhtar Donetsk to the Premier League club.
Rafael Nadal will kick off his Australian Open title defence on Monday with a first round test against rising Briton Jack Draper as a new era begins on the blue hardcourts of Melbourne Park.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp blasted his side's effort in a humiliating 3-0 Premier League defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion that he called the worst ever in his reign.
Everton's board of directors have been advised not to attend their Premier League home game against Southampton later on Saturday due to a "real and credible threat to their safety and security", the club said.
Dubai Capitals won by 73 runs against the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the opening match, kicking off the new international cricket league on Friday in Dubai and ushering in one month of 34 high-class games.
Djokovic said his controversial deportation ahead of last year's Australian Open proved an unlikely catalyst for success in 2022, allowing him to regroup on the practice court before bouncing back with key titles.
Glenn Phillips smashed a quickfire half century to guide New Zealand to a two-wicket victory over Pakistan in the third one-day international in Karachi on Friday and clinch the series 2-1.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma and batsman Virat Kohli will play in a one-day international (ODI) series against New Zealand this month but will not feature in the following Twenty20 series.
World No. 2 Ons Jabeur and 21-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic have joined the star line-up for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, tournament organisers have confirmed.
Cricket Australia chief executive Nick Hockley defended the decision to withdraw its men's team from a one-day international series against Afghanistan over women's rights after criticism from the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and their players.
Chelsea's Joao Felix endured a nightmare debut when he was sent off in a 2-1 Premier League defeat at local rivals Fulham on Thursday to increase the pressure on manager Graham Potter.
Argentina featured heavily in shortlists for FIFA's Best awards following their World Cup triumph.
The Dubai Racing Club (DRC) is set to become the world’s first racing jurisdiction to embrace the metaverse as it launches the Dubai Verse Cup, a metaverse-based gaming platform, on January 15.
Australia's men's team has withdrawn from their one-day international (ODI) series against Afghanistan in March following further restrictions on women's and girls' rights imposed by the Taliban, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday.
Champions Manchester City crashed out of the League Cup after suffering a shock 2-0 defeat at struggling Southampton in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.
Chelsea have signed Portugal forward Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid on a loan deal until the end of the season, both clubs said on Wednesday.
Abu Dhabi has created sporting history by attracting the sailing regatta Cowes Week to its shores in January 2023, consolidating its position as the Middle East's sports capital.
Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit has outlined exactly why football is failing to properly address racism within the game in an exclusive interview with Off Script on Dubai Eye 103.8.