Sacha Modolo gets a podium finish in Tour de Suisse leg
The curtain was drawn on stage eight of the Tour de Suisse on June 17, with UAE Team Emirates’ Italian sprinter Sacha Modolo crossing the finish line in second place behind stage winner and world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe). Three-time Tour de Suisse winner, Modolo’s teammate Rui Costa, maintained... Read more
More females and youth to participate in Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The decision marks a key milestone in the evolution of the Olympic programme by introducing youth and urban innovations, significantly improving gender equality, and reducing the overall number of... Read more
How long could you run or walk while fasting from suhour to iftar this Ramadan?
Dubai-based extreme desert terrain adventurer and human endurance specialist Max Calderan (seen in centre) has set a new record of walking and running 78km (between suhour and iftar) non-stop at Al Qudra cycling track in a total time of 15 hours and 11 minutes – without consuming any food... Read more
It’s a double delight indeed for France at the 2016/17 PSA Awards held in Dubai
There was double delight for France at the 2016/17 PSA Awards as men’s world No. 1 Gregory Gaultier and women’s world No. 3 Camille Serme collected the player of year awards at a gala dinner held in Dubai on June 5. On the eve of the PSA Dubai World... Read more
War with Ferrari not over – Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel has extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points after the Ferrari driver won a slow-burning Monaco Grand Prix. However Hamilton has insisted “the war is not over” for the title, as the three-time world champion suffered a woeful weekend, complaining about his car and... Read more
Mayweather says fight with McGregor will happen
Floyd Mayweather has said that there is a big chance that he will take on UFC champion Conor McGregor if he returns to the ring as it is “the only fight that makes sense”. Boxing great Mayweather has retired unbeaten in September 2015 after 49 fights. McGregor claims he... Read more
Griezmann ready to leave Atletico as he desires titles
Antoine Griezmann has said that he is prepared to leave Atletico Madrid to join a club that is capable of winning titles. The Frenchman is currently a summer transfer target for Manchester United as he stated that there was a “six out of 10” chance he would move to... Read more
Australian cricketers threaten to strike
Australian cricketers are prepared to strike over a pay dispute with their national body, putting this winter’s Ashes season in jeopardy. As things stand, it looks as though some of Australia’s Test stars would refuse to represent their country unless matters are resolved. The Australian Cricketers Association remains extremely... Read more
Federer to sit out French Open

Federer to sit out French Open

Sports Thursday, May 18, 2017 0

Roger Federer will not play in the French Open and the rest of the clay-court season. The 18-time major winner stated that his decision on the matter was made in an attempt to continue playing on the ATP Tour “for many years to come”. The 35-year-old also said that... Read more
Hamilton hails this season as his favourite in F1
Lewis Hamilton has described his battle with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel this season as one of his favourite ever in Formula 1. Both drivers look set for a season-long fight for this year’s driver’s crown and are only separated by six points with Hamilton in the lead following his victory... Read more