The victorious Oman junior team, which won the GCC U17 Football Championship title in Doha, Qatar on Saturday, was accorded a rousing reception at Muscat International Airport on Sunday evening.
Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship standings with his fourth victory of the season when he triumphed in the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday.
Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the world championships with a bang on Sunday, storming to the women's 4x400m relay title to match Kenya's gold tally at the top of the medals table.
Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday announced the signing of Belgium playmaker Kevin De Bruyne from German side Wolfsburg on a six-year contract.
The decisive third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka was on a knife edge after 15 wickets fell during a dramatic third day's play in Colombo on Sunday.
Oman's ace tennis player Fatma al Nabhani claimed a grand double in the US$10,000 ITF Tennis Tournament at Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia on Friday.
A five-member contingent of Omani sailors struggled to overcome the tough conditions after two rounds of racing on their Optimist World Championship debut in Dziwnow, Poland on Saturday.
A 12-member national swimming squad will take part in the 25th GCC Aquatics Championship, which will be held in Doha, Qatar from September 1-4.