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Keen to work with OGC to develop golf in Oman: Kabir

Keen to work with OGC to develop golf in Oman: Kabir

Top officials of NBO are keen to promote golf in the sultanate beyond the hosting of the NBO Golf Classic, the only European Challenge Tour event in the country.

Scotland cruises to victory

Scotland cruises to victory

The script unfolded on expected lines as Zane Scotland comfortably kept up his dominance to chalk up an impressive three-shot victory in the MENA Golf Tour’s Ghala Valley Open on Wednesday. 

‘MENA and Challenge Tours complement each other’

Mohamed Juma Buamaim, chairman of the MENA Golf Tour, had recently taken a dig at the European Challenge Tour, saying that the region doesn't quite need it, but Nick Tarratt differs

Khan survives a scare at ISC Open TT

Top-seeded Suhail Khan survived a scare from Omani player Badar al Mahrizi before prevailing 6-11, 11-7, 11-8, 9-11, 11-9 in the men's singles second round at the ISC Open Table Tennis Tournament, organised by the Indian Social Club (ISC) Muscat on Tuesday.

Beating Madrid matters more than Liga record - Messi

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi. (AFP)

Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has said victory in the season's first El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday is more important than the personal glory of becoming La Liga's all-time leading goalscorer.

Pakistan extends work on Ajmal's action

Pakistan cricket authorities said Wednesday that banned spinner Saeed Ajmal would receive a further two weeks of work on his illegal bowling action before being sent to England for assessment. 

Pakistani batsman Younis Khan looks down after scoring a century (100 runs) and the 25th century of his test match career shot during day one of the first cricket test match against Australia in Dubai. (AFP)

Younis proud at record-equalling century

Veteran batsman Younis Khan Wednesday said he was proud to become the first Pakistani to score a hundred against all nine Test opponents and equalling the record of most hundreds for his country.

June Steenkamp, mother of Reeva Steenkamp, leaves the High Court in Pretoria. (AFP)

'We don't want revenge': Steenkamp's mother

The mother of Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend said Wednesday she did not want "revenge", a day after the disgraced South African athlete began serving a five-year jail term for shooting her daughter dead.