GCC citizens and residents will no longer need a Hayya card to enter Qatar from Tuesday.
An irrepressible, irresistible Brazil lit up the night sky on Monday with one of the performances of the World Cup to shred South Korea 4-1 and set up a quarter-final clash with Croatia.
Croatia advanced to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup with a penalty shootout win over Japan.
The World Cup last-16 match between Japan and Croatia went to extra time with the scores level at 1-1 at the end of 90 minutes.
Nick Bollettieri, the larger-than-life coach whose famed Florida tennis academy changed the face of the game by producing some of its greatest players, has died at the age of 91.
England beat Pakistan by 74 runs in the opening test in Rawalpindi in fading light on Monday, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Olivier Giroud netted a record goal to send defending champions France into the World Cup quarter-finals with a 3-1 victory over Poland.
Sterling will head back to Britain today to be with family, after local media reported a break-in at his home
England took a long time to impose themselves on the African champions, a team they had never faced before, and survived a couple of scares before two goals late in the first half changed the feel of the night and it was no contest after the break.
Lower-order batsman Mehidy Hasan Miraz conjured an unbeaten 38 in a low-scoring thriller as Bangladesh stunned India by one wicket in the opening one-day international in Mirpur.
Australia claimed a thumping 164-run win against the West Indies in the first test at Perth Stadium.
Argentina will meet the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup.
Jordan Poole exploded for a game-high 30 points off the bench and the Golden State Warriors won their ninth straight at home Friday night with a 119-111 triumph over the Chicago Bulls in San Francisco.
Seamer Mohammed Shami was ruled out of India's three-match one-day international series in Bangladesh with a shoulder injury on Saturday with Umran Malik replacing him in the squad.
Switzerland reached the World Cup knockout phase for the third straight time after prevailing 3-2 over Serbia on Friday.
Cameroon defeated a second-string Brazil team 1-0 in their final Group G match at the Lusail Stadium on Friday but it was not enough as the African side were knocked out of the competition.
Giorgian de Arrascaeta scored twice as Uruguay beat Ghana 2-0 on Friday but it was not enough to keep them in the World Cup after South Korea pipped them to the Group H runners-up spot with victory over Portugal.
South Korea scored a late goal to beat Portugal 2-1 in the World Cup on Friday, a win that looked set to send the Asian side into the last 16 ahead of Uruguay on the number of goals scored.
Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix was cancelled for the fourth year in a row on Friday due to strict local measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, with the sport looking for a possible replacement.
Japan erupted in cheers and tears after the national team's 2-1 win over Spain early on Friday, with crowds packing public viewing areas in the pre-dawn cold shrieking with joy as they stunned another global football power at the World Cup.
German football plummeted deeper into crisis on Thursday after the national team tumbled out of the World Cup in Qatar despite a 4-2 victory over Costa Rica in their final Group E match.
An impassioned Moroccan team clinched a spot in the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time since 1986 by defeating the already-eliminated Canadians 2-1 on Thursday, mercilessly capitalising on their opponents blunders.
Croatia eased into the last 16 of the World Cup after holding a stuttering Belgium to a 0-0 draw on Thursday, sending their European rivals' 'golden generation' out of the tournament with barely a whimper.
Lionel Messi missed a first-half penalty but Argentina's Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez scored in a 2-0 victory over Poland at Stadium 974 on Wednesday as both teams booked their places in the knockout stages of the World Cup.
Mexico coach Tata Martino accepted full responsibility for their World Cup group stage exit and said he will not extend his contract with the federation (FMF) after they agonisingly missed out on the last 16 on goal difference.
French-born Wahbi Khazri scored the only goal of the game as Tunisia upset World Cup holders France 1-0 but the shock victory was not enough for them to join the defending champions in the last 16 of the tournament.
Australia upset Denmark 1-0 on Wednesday to qualify for the World Cup knockout phase for the first time in 16 years thanks to a fine solo goal from Mathew Leckie.
Fans are urged to buy their tickets this Thursday and Friday for the 14th Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) to enjoy a 15 per cent saving as well as the chance to win one of 51 merchandises signed by star players.
Hosts New Zealand claimed the weather-bedevilled one-day international series against India 1-0 after the third and final match was washed out in Christchurch on Wednesday.
History will be made when an all-female refereeing team takes charge of a men's World Cup game in Thursday's group-stage game between Costa Rica and Germany.
The United States stormed into the World Cup last 16 on Tuesday by beating Iran 1-0 at a cacophonous Al Thumama Stadium after Christian Pulisic bundled the ball home in a Group B showdown shrouded by decades of enmity between the two nations.
England marched into the last 16 of the World Cup as Group B winners after Marcus Rashford's double and a Phil Foden strike justified their first starts of the tournament in a 3-0 hammering of an outclassed Wales on Tuesday.
Captain Kalidou Koulibaly's second-half strike earned Senegal a 2-1 win against Ecuador that sent the African team into the knockout phase of the World Cup for the second time on Tuesday.
Cody Gakpo continued his prolific run with a third goal in as many games and Frenkie de Jong also scored as the Netherlands beat hosts Qatar 2-0 to finish top of World Cup Group A.
A second-half brace from a stunning Bruno Fernandes fired Portugal into the last 16 of the World Cup on Monday to join France and Brazil, after a 2-0 win that outclassed an uninspiring Uruguay given little chance to get into the match.
Midfielder Casemiro lashed in an unstoppable late shot to give Brazil a 1-0 win over Switzerland that sent them into the World Cup knockout stage with a game to spare.
Mohammed Kudus scored twice to help Ghana beat South Korea 3-2 in a World Cup Group H thriller at a rocking Education City Stadium on Monday, keeping the Black Stars in contention for a place in the last 16.
Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to rescue his side by scoring one superb goal and creating another as they fought back to draw 3-3 with Serbia in their Group G World Cup match.
European Ryder Cup Captain Luke Donald has announced 18 players, including an exciting mix of Ryder Cup players, to make up the Continental Europe and Great Britain and Ireland teams for Hero Cup.
Germany gave themselves hope of avoiding another embarrassing early World Cup exit when they snatched a 1-1 draw with Spain on Sunday with Niclas Fuellkrug firing home an 83rd minute equaliser on only his third appearance for his country.
Alphonso Davies netted Canada's first goal at a men's World Cup but it was Croatia, spearheaded by a brace from Andrej Kramaric, who came away with an impressive 4-1 Group F win on Sunday that ended any hope of the North Americans advancing while keeping their own alive.
Abdelhamid Sabiri scored from an audaciously tight angle and fellow substitute Zakaria Aboukhlal added a second in stoppage time as Morocco pulled off a shock 2-0 win over Belgium in World Cup Group F on Sunday.
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku was again left out of the starting line-up as he recovers from a hamstring injury but coach Roberto Martinez made three changes to his side for the World Cup Group F clash with Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium on Sunday.
Costa Rica put a huge dent in Japan's hopes of reaching the World Cup last 16 as they recovered from their hammering by Spain to claim a surprise 1-0 victory in Group E on Sunday.
Argentina have eased the pressure from their shock opening World Cup defeat at the hands of Saudi Arabia by beating Mexico on Saturday and can now approach their final group game against Poland with peace of mind, captain Lionel Messi said.
Kylian Mbappe crowned an exhilarating individual performance with two second-half goals to make champions France the first side into the last 16 of the World Cup as they beat Denmark 2-1 in their Group D clash at the 974 Stadium on Saturday.
Poland bolstered their chances of reaching the World Cup's last 16 for the first time since 1986 after goals from Piotr Zielinski and Robert Lewandowski killed Saudi Arabia's efforts to advance a game early.
Australia beat Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Janoub Stadium on Saturday to register their first World Cup victory in 12 years as they provisionally moved up to second in Group D behind reigning champions France.
The US men's national team tied England 0-0 in Group B play at the World Cup in Al Khor, Qatar on Friday.
Qatar became the first team to be eliminated from the World Cup on Friday after Group A rivals the Netherlands and Ecuador drew 1-1.
Senegal secured a 3-1 victory over hosts Qatar in their World Cup Group A clash at Al Thumama Stadium on Friday.
Iran scored twice in the final moments of stoppage time to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Cup knockout stages for the first time with a thrilling last-gasp victory over a stunned 10-man Wales.
Tom Latham smashed a career-best 145 not out and forged a marathon stand with skipper Kane Williamson to lead New Zealand to a seven-wicket victory against India in the first one day international in Auckland on Friday.
Apple is reportedly interested in buying Manchester United in a £5.8 billion deal.
Brazil outclassed Serbia 2-0 in their World Cup opener
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in five World Cups as his side registered a nervy 3-2 win over Ghana on Thursday.
Uruguay faltered in their World Cup opener against a lively and energetic South Korea after they were held to a 0-0 draw in Group H on Thursday.
World No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas will face Britain’s Cameron Norrie in the first match of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi next month.
An apologetic Breel Embolo scored the winner against the country of his birth to hand Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in their World Cup Group G clash at Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday.
Japanese courtesy was on full display again at the World Cup when the national team left their dressing room spotless with an extra touch of kindness after their 2-1 comeback win against Germany on Wednesday.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo will be Red Bull's test and third driver next season, the championship-winning Formula One team said on Wednesday.
Michy Batshuayi scored and Thibaut Courtois saved a penalty as a lacklustre Belgium opened their World Cup campaign on Wednesday with a scrappy 1-0 win over an energetic Canada side returning to the finals for first time in 36 years.
Spain thrashed Costa Rica 7-0 on Wednesday, their biggest ever winning margin at a World Cup.
Japan defeated four-times champions Germany 2-1 in their FIFA World Cup Group E match on Wednesday.
Croatia, runners-up at the last World Cup, were held to a 0-0 draw by Morocco on Wednesday in their opening Group F match at the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar.
Cristiano Ronaldo took to his Instagram account to promote a watch brand with his iconic header scored for Real Madrid against Manchester United.
France started their World Cup title defence in style with a 4-1 comeback win against Australia on Tuesday, with Olivier Giroud scoring two goals to become Les Bleus' joint all-time top scorer.
Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect, the club has announced.
Denmark were held to a 0-0 draw by Tunisia in their Group D World Cup opener that smouldered and sparked, but never quite caught fire at the Education City Stadium on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia registered a shock 2-1 win over Lionel Messi's Argentina in their FIFA World Cup Group C encounter on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo believes his explosive TV interview, in which the Manchester United forward said he had been betrayed by the club and was being forced out, had not been a distraction in the Portugal changing room in the World Cup.
Cody Gakpo scored a late goal on his World Cup debut and Davy Klaassen added a second deep in stoppage time to give the Netherlands a 2-0 win over Senegal in their Group A clash at the Al Thumama Stadium on Monday.
Wales captain Gareth Bale cut a frustrated figure against the United States for most of his country's first World Cup game since 1958, barely touching the ball early on let alone making the sort of inspirational impact the fans have come to expect.
England got their FIFA World Cup campaign off to a flying start as they cruised to a 6-2 victory against Iran in Group B.
Ecuador eased past World Cup debutants Qatar 2-0 from veteran striker Enner Valencia
Double world champion Max Verstappen signed off on a dominant 2022 Formula One campaign with a record-extending 15th win of the year in Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, as Charles Leclerc secured second in the overall standings.
Jon Rahm has won the season-ending DP World Tour Championship for a record third time.
France coach Didier Deschamps has decided not to replace injured striker Karim Benzema in his World Cup squad, leaving the reigning champions with 25 players for their title defence.
Four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel rolled back the years as he starred in his final Formula One qualifying session at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Jon Rahm will take a one-shot lead going into the final round of the DP World Tour Championship.
UAE-based CrossFit athlete Alex Millington completed the first open-water 18km swim around Palm Jumeirah during the Dubai Fitness Challenge on Saturday, November 19, to celebrate inclusivity and empowerment in sports.
Croatia forwards Bruno Petkovic, and Marko Livaja said the team thrives on being considered underdogs and warned on Saturday that the 2018 World Cup runners-up have what it takes to reach the final again.
Aaron Ramsdale backed his England and Arsenal teammate Bukayo Saka to step up if he's called upon to take a penalty at the World Cup, despite having been subjected to racial abuse after his shootout miss in the European Championship final.
Tyrrell Hatton and Matthew Fitzpatrick continue to be tied for the lead at the halfway stage of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
The Indian cricket board (BCCI) responded to the national team's defeat in the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia last week by sacking their senior selection committee on Friday.
The Emirates Dubai 7s, part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, is set to return to the UAE over the long National Day weekend from Thursday, December 1 to Saturday, December 3.
Locally-based Lebanese artist Anna Maria Aoun, also known as Anna Tangles, has designed the McLaren racing team's livery for the Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
DP World's senior Vice President - chief communications officer Danny van Otterdijk has called for LIV Golf to be integrated into sport's existing ecosystem.
A comprehensive plan has been put in place to manage the traffic flow on Yas Island and the roads leading to it for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that is taking place from November 17 until November 20.
Tyrrell Hatton and Matthew Fitzpatrick are tied for the lead after the opening round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
The DP World Tour Championship has sold out of general admission tickets for the weekend for the first time in its 13-year history.
Sri Lanka cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka was granted bail in Sydney on Thursday, reversing an earlier decision in the case of the alleged sexual assault of a woman while on tour in Australia for the T20 World Cup.
Novak Djokovic will be able to bid for a record-extending 10th men's singles title at next year's Australian Open after the Australian government granted the Serbian a visa to travel to the tournament.
Mick Schumacher, son of Ferrari great and seven-times world champion Michael, will be without a full-time Formula drive next season after the US-owned Haas team announced his departure on Thursday.
McIlroy is set to lead the race to win the Harry Vardon Trophy for a fourth time.
Lionel Messi stole the show as Argentina completed their preparations for the FIFA World Cup with a comfortable 5-0 win over the UAE.
Novak Djokovic booked his place in the last four of the ATP Finals with a crushing 6-4 6-1 defeat of Russian Andrey Rublev at the Turin showpiece on Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the ATP Finals as Casper Ruud beat American Taylor Fritz in their round-robin match in Turin on Tuesday, which also guaranteed that teenager Carlos Alcaraz would end the year as world number one.
Dubai is set to host a football tournament involving European giants Liverpool, Arsenal, AC Milan and Lyon.
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.