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Asian Beach Games: Successful day for Oman Teams

Asian Beach Games: Successful day for Oman Teams

Oman's beach handball and volleyball teams continued their impressive performances at the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG) in Da Nang, Vietnam on Monday. 

AFC U16 Championship: Heartbreak for Oman boys in Goa

Oman fought till the end against defending champion North Korea before losing in a penalty shootout to bow out of the AFC U16 Championship in a quarterfinal match played at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa, India on Monday. 

OTA elections: Surprise candidate Khalid al Nabhani aims to improve the game

OTA elections: Surprise candidate Khalid al Nabhani aims to improve the game

In a move that could have far-reaching implications in the administration of sports bodies in the sultanate, Oman's No 1 tennis player Khalid al Nabhani has thrown his hat in the ring by declaring himself as a candidate for the vice-chairmanship in the forthcoming Oman Tennis Association (OTA) elections. 

Extreme Sailing Series: Oman Air stays on top

Extreme Sailing Series: Oman Air stays on top

Oman Air continued its reign on top of the 2016 Extreme Sailing Series (ESS) overall leaderboard despite a third-place finish in Act 6 on the waters of Portugal’s Madeira Islands on Sunday. 

Omantel Proessional League: Al Arouba stuns Fanja

Omantel Proessional League: Al Arouba stuns Fanja

Al Arouba players celebrate after defeating table-topper Fanja 3-1 in an OPL third-round match at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Monday.

Assarain receives T20 Trophy

Assarain receives T20 Trophy

Khawar Ali of Enhance was adjudged best batsman, while Jay Viram of Al Turki NMC was declared best bowler. 

Asian Beach Games: Mixed day for Oman

Asian Beach Games: Mixed day for Oman

It was a mixed day for Oman teams at the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG) in Da Nang, Vietnam on Sunday as the beach handball and volleyball teams won their respective matches, while the beach soccer side suffered a defeat. 

His Majesty's Cup football gets a boost

His Majesty's Cup football gets a boost

In a major marketing coup, the Oman Football Association (OFA) has got a leading Qatari commercial bank on board as a partner for the prestigious His Majesty's Cup football tournament. 



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