Omantel Professional League (OPL) champion, Al Arouba, backed by their vociferous supporters, had enough firepower to beat Sur 2-0 in a Sharqiyah derby and clinch the prestigious His Majesty's Cup Football Championship at the Sur Sports Complex on Friday night.
It was in February 2014, when Frenchman Phillipe Burle parted ways with the Oman Football Association (OFA) as the national Olympic team coach following the team's disappointing campaign in the AFC U22 Championship in Muscat.
Three months after Passage to India Restaurant team was banned from competing in the Oman Cricket (OC) first division league on charges of breach of code of conduct, the team made a spectacular comeback on Friday when it clinched the Premier Cup T20 knockout tournament.
Buoyed by the exposure to the Omani teams at the world level that has also helped local talent grow into top-class sailors, Oman Sail has ventured out on yet another top-class event.
Oman Racing Team's star Ahmad al Harthy will be looking for his first points of the 2015 season when the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Series returns to the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in UK with the three-hour race on May 24.
HCC lifts Stroke Year Cup
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said the fact several key members of his side had only recently arrived in London from the very different conditions of the Indian Premier League could not be used as an excuse come Thursday's first Test against England at Lord's.
India on Wednesday selected Harbhajan Singh for a one-off Test in Bangladesh next month, ending the veteran off-spinner's two-year absence from the international game.