It was a near perfect start to the title defence by Oman's talented racer Al Faisal al Zubair as he launched his campaign in the 2018-19 Porsche BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East Series with two wins and a runner-up spot in the opening round at the Dubai Autodrome on Friday and Saturday.
As Oman celebrated the 48th National Day on Sunday, Oman Sail joined the celebrations with a title win in the inaugural Diam World Tour as it was crowned champion on Friday.
The Oman cricket players did not wait till the night to witness the National Day fireworks at Amerat on Sunday. In fact, they decided to have early celebrations and so eager were they to celebrate the 48th National Day that they demolished Uganda by ten wickets to be crowned champion of the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division Three.
Young Omani sailors have again demonstrated their emerging racing skills with wins in three of the four classes they competed in at a regional event in Abu Dhabi.
The victory was sealed when the race team of skipper Stevie Morrison, Abdulrahman Al Mashari and Quentin Ponroy completed the Grand Prix Pacifique des Jeux, the last of three events counting towards the 2018 World Tour title.
Oman’s Al-Faisal Al-Zubair starts Porsche BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East title in dream fashion with Dubai win
Oman’s Al-Faisal Al-Zubair begins the defence of his Porsche BWT GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East title in dream fashion with two pole positions and victory in the first of three races at the Dubai Autodrome on Friday.
Oman is likely to field athletes in eight sports at the sixth edition of the GCC Women Games, which will be held in Kuwait from March 3-13 next year.
Defending league champion Seeb Club began its 2018-19 campaign on Tuesday with an emphatic 66-57 win over former champions Nizwa to clinch the OBA Super Cup, the traditional curtain-raiser to the Oman Basketball Association (OBA) season, at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex.
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