Britain's defending Olympic champion Andy Murray pulled out of the Tokyo 2020 men's singles tournament on Sunday ahead of his first-round match.
The UAE national team will train in Serbia from August 6 until August 13 to continue their FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification campaign.
Tottenham Hotspur signed goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini from Serie A team Atalanta on a season-long loan, the Premier League side said on Saturday, making him new boss Nuno Espirito Santo's first signing.
Six athletes and seven officials from Italy's Olympic delegation are being quarantined at the Tokyo 2020 Village.
China’s Yang Qian claimed the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after prevailing in a battle of nerves with Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the women’s 10-metre rifle competition.
Yousef Al-Matrooshi, Emirati swimming champion, held the honour of waving the UAE flag during the opening ceremony of the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Tokyo Olympics opened on Friday with fireworks illuminating an empty stadium and a moment of silence to honour those lost to COVID-19, with a nod to Japanese tradition represented by wooden Olympic rings linked to the 1964 Games.
Brazilian winger Bernard has left Premier League Everton to join Sharjah FC in the United Arab Emirates.
France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has tested positive for coronavirus, his club said on Friday in a statement, with no additional details.
The Tokyo Olympics opens on Friday with a ceremony reflecting a Games like no other, walking a fine line between celebrating the feats of the world's best athletes while acknowledging the global hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The second one-day international between West Indies and Australia in Barbados was suspended minutes before the start on Thursday after a member of the West Indies staff tested positive for COVID-19.
The event will be attended by Shehab Ahmed Al Faheem, UAE Ambassador to Japan, and Azza bint Suleiman, Assistant Secretary-General of the National Olympic Committee for Administrative and Financial Affairs.
The British government has been urged to mandate a minimum standard protocol for concussions across professional sports.
The Japanese women's softball team got the Tokyo 2020 Olympics off to a winning start for the hosts on Wednesday, kicking off a pandemic-postponed Games that the WHO says can be "a celebration of hope" even as COVID-19 cases surge.
The Australian city of Brisbane will host the 2032 summer Olympics, after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved the recommendation of its executive board.
Forget the mass choreography, the huge props and the cornucopia of dancers, actors and lights associated with an Olympic Games opening ceremony.
The chief of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee on Tuesday did not rule out cancelling the Olympics if COVID-19 cases spiked, as more athletes tested positive for the virus and sponsors ditched plans to attend Friday's opening ceremony.
The president of Poland's swimming federation (PZP) has apologised after six athletes were sent home from the Tokyo Games due to an administrative error.
Rohan Bopanna has accused the governing body of Indian tennis (AITA) of having "misled" players, the government and media over his nomination to the Tokyo Olympics doubles competition with Sumit Nagal.
Rasmi Al Khalidiyah, a five-year-old horse, won the UAE President’s Cup World Series for Purebred Arabian Horses held in Malmo, Sweden.
The UAE national team is participating in the World Wrestling Championship supervised by the International Wrestling Federation and the organization of the Hungarian Wrestling Federation.
Lewis Hamilton was subjected to racist abuse online after winning the British Grand Prix, with social media firm Facebook saying on Monday that it had removed a number of comments on Instagram.
Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for a record-extending eighth time on Sunday despite a 10-second penalty for a controversial first lap collision that sent Red Bull rival Max Verstappen crashing out of the race.
Tokyo Olympics organisers on Sunday reported the first COVID-19 cases among competitors residing in the athletes' village, as its population swells ahead of the start of the pandemic-hit Games next week.
Tokyo Olympics organisers on Saturday reported the first case of COVID-19 in the athletes' village, along with 14 other new cases connected to the Games which begin next week.
The UAE has completed all paperwork associated with their participation in the Tokyo Olympics for the athletes and their accompanying delegation.
Hosts India were placed in the same group as arch-rivals Pakistan on Friday in the Super 12 stage of the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in the UAE and Oman later this year.
World number one Novak Djokovic confirmed he will compete at the Tokyo Olympics as the Serb remains on course to achieve the Golden Slam in tennis.
Tennis ace Sania Mirza and cricketing star Shoaib Malik have been granted the 10-year UAE Golden Visa.
India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant has tested positive for COVID-19 in England ahead of their five-Test series starting next month.
All-rounder Mitchell Marsh scored 75 and picked up three wickets as Australia defeated West Indies by four runs in the fourth Twenty20 international in St Lucia on Wednesday to record their first win in the five-match series.
Lionel Messi is set to extend his stay at Barcelona by signing a new five-year deal, La Vanguardia newspaper and ESPN reported on Wednesday.
Olympic champions at the Tokyo Games starting next week can forget about having their medals hung around their necks as they stand on the podium, shaking hands with dignitaries and soaking up their success.
Switzerland's Roger Federer and Britain's Johanna Konta are the latest big names in tennis to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics.
Five players from champions Italy and three from runners-up England were named in the Euro 2020 team of the tournament.
A commission set up by Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton to help boost the number of Black people in British motorsport published its report on Tuesday with 10 recommendations for change and some damning insights into the industry.
Chris Gayle hit 67 off 38 balls as the West Indies sealed a six-wicket win over Australia in the third Twenty20 international in St Lucia to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in their five-match series.
England striker Marcus Rashford has said sorry for his penalty miss in the Euro 2020 shootout defeat by Italy in the final at Wembley on Sunday but added he "will never apologise for who I am" after being among three players to suffer racist abuse.
Italy have won Euro 2020 after beating England in the final at Wembley.
Novak Djokovic beat Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini on Sunday to win his sixth title at Wimbledon.
England manager Gareth Southgate has told his team to focus on reproducing their form from throughout Euro 2020 in Sunday's final against Italy.
Off-spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz took the best match figures for a Bangladesh bowler overseas to help his side defeat Zimbabwe by 220 runs in the one-off Test in Harare on Sunday.
Conor McGregor suffered a broken leg in another crushing defeat to Dustin Poirier at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, with the fight stopped by doctors at the end of the first round.
Lionel Messi was uncharacteristically quiet in Argentina’s 1-0 win over Brazil on Saturday but his performance was irrelevant compared to what the victory means – a first major title for Messi in the blue and white of the national side.
UEFA have fined England's Football Association €30,000 (AED 132,235) after a laser pointer was shone at Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during what proved to be the deciding moment of their Euro 2020 semi-final, Europe's governing body said on Saturday.
West Indies fast bowler Obed McCoy took four wickets after Andre Russell's maiden half-century as the Twenty20 world champions produced a superb comeback to outclass Australia by 18 runs in the first game of their five-match series at St Lucia on Friday.
Novak Djokovic said he expects a "great battle" against Italian powerhouse Matteo Berrettini in Sunday's Wimbledon final when victory will earn the Serb a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title.
Two years after they lost to Brazil in the semi-final of the Copa America, Argentina are preparing to meet their arch rivals again in the 2021 final, but coach Lionel Scaloni is playing down talk of revenge.
A Japanese official choked up with tears on Friday as he apologised for the cancellation of Olympic tickets, a moment that crystallised the country's pain at seeing the Tokyo 2020 Games overshadowed by a worsening COVID-19 pandemic.
Top seed Ash Barty became the first Australian woman to reach the Wimbledon singles final for 41 years after beating former champion Angelique Kerber 6-3 7-6(3) on Thursday.
Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday agreed to hold the Games without spectators.
Paris St Germain have signed Spain defender Sergio Ramos on a free transfer after he left La Liga club Real Madrid.
England ended a 55-year wait to reach a major final after they overcame Denmark at Euro 2020 and the result dominated the front and back pages of the country's newspapers on Thursday with most going on a similar theme to Daily Mirror's splash: "Finally".
Japan is set to declare a state of emergency for Tokyo that will run through its hosting of the Olympics to try to contain a new wave of coronavirus infections, a key minister said on Thursday.
The Emirates Football Association signed a contract with Hawk-Eye to implement VAR (Video Assistant Referee) technology, aligning with international standards in football.
Italy reached the Euro 2020 final after edging Spain 4-2 on penalties following a compelling 1-1 draw after extra time on Tuesday, completing a remarkable revival after failing to qualify for the last World Cup.
Barcelona forwards Ousmane Dembele and Antoine Griezmann have apologised for a 2019 video appearing to mock hotel staff in Japan but denied their comments were racist.
Six athletes will represent the UAE at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Australian Grand Prix has been axed for the second year in a row with the 21st round of the Formula One championship a victim of the country's tight COVID-19 border controls, organisers said on Tuesday.
Roger Federer weathered a first-set storm to become the oldest man in the Open Era to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 7-5 6-4 6-2 win over Italian 23rd seed Lorenzo Sonego on Monday.
The serve was not at full throttle and the strokes were often rather wayward but that did not stop Ash Barty from reaching the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time with a 7-5 6-3 win over French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova on Monday.
Tunisian trailblazer Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a dazzling 5-7 6-1 6-1 victory over seventh seed Iga Swiatek on Monday.
Defending champion Tadej Pogacar kept a close eye on his challengers as he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey in the Tour de France after the ninth stage, a 144.9km mountain trek from Cluses in the northern Alps on Sunday.
Formula One leader Max Verstappen led from start to finish as he won the Austrian Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday.
Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit has outlined exactly why football is failing to properly address racism within the game in an exclusive interview with Off Script on Dubai Eye 103.8.
Amy Winehouse's family and friends look back on her life in a new documentary marking 10 years since the singer's death, with harrowing accounts of her rise to global fame and struggles with addiction.
In an attempt to connect Netflix users with storylines from movies on the streaming service, games are now being considered a possible addition.
Musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber on Monday cancelled the opening of his new London production of "Cinderella" and said he had no idea when it would go ahead, blaming "impossible conditions" imposed by the British government.