A brace from midfielder Alabd al Nofli helped Al Suwaiq claim its third domestic football title as it outplayed eight-time champion Fanja 3-1 in the 2012-2013 Omantel Elite League’s playoff at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Wednesday evening.
Oman outplayed Iran 3-1 in a friendly match that was played at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Wednesday.
Brazilian international full-back Adriano Correia has signed a new four-year deal with Barcelona, the club confirmed on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi and his Barcelona teamates will take part in a Middle Eastern tour in August that will include sporting workshops for both Palestinian and Israeli children.
Atletico Madrid star Radamel Falcao insisted he had not been thinking about a blockbuster summer transfer as he hogged the limelight in a friendly win in Singapore on Wednesday.
A hamstring injury has ruled Borussia Dortmund's Germany midfield star Mario Goetze out of Saturday's Champions League final at Wembley against Bayern Munich -- the club he will join next month after actioning a release clause in his contract.
Argentina's world number seven Juan Martin Del Potro has pulled out of the French Open with an ongoing viral infection.
Andy Murray will miss the French Open with the back injury that flared up at the Rome Masters, the world number two announced on Tuesday.