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26-Oct-2020 Sharjah

Win over KKR result of positive cricket : KL Rahul

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Monday was the outcome of "positive cricket", said winning team captain KL Rahul after his team's fifth consecutive win that took them to fourth spot and kept them interested in the Indian...

24-Oct-2020 Sharjah

IPL: Our place in points table appropriate, says CSK coach Fleming

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach Stephen Fleming said that there is a lot of hurt, disappointment and frustration within the camp after the three-time IPL champions crashed to Mumbai Indians (MI) by 10 wickets on Friday.Fleming added that the loss to Mumbai Indians...

23-Oct-2020 Sharjah

Would have liked to bowl CSK out under 100: Kieron Pollard

Mumbai Indians' (MI) stand-in captain Kieron Pollard said on Friday that they would have liked to bowl out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for under 100 runs at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.CSK were 43/7 at one stage before Sam Curran's 52 pushed them to 114/9. Openers...

16-Oct-2020 Sharjah

'Universe Boss' Chris Gayle has started most IPL seasons with a bang

When 'Universe Boss' Chris Gayle scored 53 off 45 balls for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday, it was the third successive year that he had smashed a half-century in his first of an IPL edition. And, overall, it...

15-Oct-2020 Sharjah

We are far better than where we are on points table: K.L. Rahul

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul said that Thursday's close win against Royal Challengers Bangalore will help putting some confidence into the players and that they are a better team than their position of being bottom of the table indicates."We are...

12-Oct-2020 Sharjah

I surprised myself with 73-run knock : AB de Villiers

After scoring a scintillating 73 not out to steer Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to a big win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an IPL match here on Monday, AB de Villiers said he surprised himself with his 33-ball knock."[I am] very happy with the performance....

12-Oct-2020 Sharjah

AB de Villiers is a genius, it was a special knock : Virat Kohli

While paying heart-felt tribute to his teammate AB de Villiers for his brilliant unbeaten 73-run knock in Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) big win against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Monday, captain Virat Kohli called him a genius."I thought I had a...

09-Oct-2020 Sharjah

We are not executing when the pressure is on: Steve Smith

Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Friday succumbed to their fourth consecutive defeat with a 46-run loss to the dominant Delhi Capitals (DC) here.After the match, Rajasthan captain Steve Smith said that while the bowlers did a good job to restrict DC to 184/8, which is...

09-Oct-2020 Sharjah

Dominant Delhi Capitals thrash Rajasthan Royals, go atop points table

Delhi Capitals (DC), playing like a well-oiled machine, once again reclaimed the top spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) points table with a thumping 46-run win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) at the historical Sharjah Cricket stadium here on Friday night.Despite...

28-Sep-2020 Sharjah

Best save ever seen in my life: Sachin on Pooran's fielding effort

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was full of praise for Nicholas Pooran after the West Indian came out with a stunning fielding effort during Kings XI Punjab's crushing defeat by Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash at the Sharjah Cricket...

27-Sep-2020 Sharjah

Sanju Samson and Rahul Tewatia steal the show in grand style

Fearless hard-hitting batsman Sanju Samson, who set up a thrilling four-wicket win for Rajasthan Royals against Kings XI Punjab, gave all the credit to his genes - and called his father a "powerful man" - while Rahul Tewatia, who effectively sealed it, said he...

27-Sep-2020 Sharjah

Ruthless Mayank Agarwal slams 2nd fastest IPL ton by an Indian

Mayank Anurag Agarwal looks unstoppable in the IPL. Just seven days after making his highest IPL score of 89, the Kings XI Punjab opener smashed his maiden century off 45 balls -- the second fastest by an Indian and eighth overall in the 13-year history of...

23-Sep-2020 Sharjah

Record 33 sixes hit in CSK vs RR clash in Sharjah

A total of 33 sixes were hit during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 clash between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals which the Steve Smith-led side won at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.This was the same number of sixes hit during an IPL match...

22-Sep-2020 Sharjah

Have worked hard on fitness, power hitting : Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson said that he has worked hard on his power-hitting in recent months. Samson played a starring role in Rajasthan Royals' 16-run win over Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday, smashing 74 off 32 balls as RR scored a mammoth 216/7."My game plan is stand...

11-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE Sportswomen Rein AWST 2020 Fencing Category Winning Nine Medals

As the fifth Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020) is nearing its end, UAE sportswomen have brought glory to their nation with stellar performances in fencing and track-and-fieldcompetitions on Monday. Competingathletes have scooped a total of 18 medals,...

09-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Bahrain shooters bag the prestigious AWST Supremacy Cup

The seventh day of the Arab Women Sports Tournament 2020 (AWST)ended with the Bahrain, Oman and the UAE shooters securing medals in the final shooting competitions.ShootingAl Dhaid Sports Club was the scene of fierce competition on Sunday as shooters...

09-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE sportswomen shine in AWST 2020 track-and-field contests

During Saturday’s athletics competitionsat the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, sportswomen brought great power and perseverance to the track and field in their quest for glory. The day’s contests included long jump, hammer throw, and sprint contests...

08-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Algerian AthletesClinch Gold and Silver in Table Tennis

The fifth day of competitions during the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), was marked by fierce contests in volleyball, table tennis and athletics. UAE runners claimedthe halfmarathon competition, winning both...

07-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Gulf Sportswomen Dominate Shooting Competitions at AWST 2020

The fourth day of competitions during the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), was marked by fierce contests in shooting, volleyball and table tennis. UAE shooters completed the day winning a bronze medal in the...

06-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE shooters nail two silver medals at AWST 2020

UAE shooters bagged two silver medals yesterday (Wednesday) at the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) securing the second position in both 10m air pistol team and individual competitions. Organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), the...

05-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE sportswomen continue their winning streak AWST 2020

Sportswomen competing in the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020) continued to deliver high-level, edge-of-the-seat performances on Tuesday (Feb 4). Emirati athletes sustained supremacy across categories of basketball and volleyballand finished their day with...

04-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE athletes take podium positions in karate on day two of AWST 2020

UAE’s sportswomen have continued their stellar performance on the second day of the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS). The UAE athletes competed in basketball, and karate and finished their...

04-Feb-2020 Sharjah

UAE and Jordan dominate AWST 2020 showjumping contests

Emirati Equestrians have come out on top on the first day of showjumping competetions held yesterday (Monday) at the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2020), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS).The SWS equestrian team that competed yesterday at the Sharjah...

01-Feb-2020 Sharjah

Jordanian sportswomen’s eyes set on gold at AWST 2020

Jordanian sportswomen are determined to settle for no less than gold at the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), organised by Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), which runs from February 2-12, 2020, in Sharjah as is hosting 78 clubs from 18 Arab...

31-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Hussain Al Jassmi will perform the AWST 2020 anthem, ‘Arab Women’

Extraordinary UN Goodwill Ambassador and renowned Emirati singer, Hussain Al Jassmi, will be lending his golden voice to the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST)’s anthem, ‘Arab Women’, at the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the tournament, to be held at the...

29-Jan-2020 Sharjah

UAE’s WomenChampions Aiming for Gold at AWST 2020

Sportswomen from across the UAE, the host country of the fifth Arab Women’s Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020, are gearing up to compete with athletes from 18 Arab countries  in nine sports categories, aiming for a haul of gold medals. Organised by the Sharjah...

22-Jan-2020 Sharjah

Lebanon and the Comoros confirm participation in AWST 2020

In keeping with its commitment to offering sportswomen a platform to compete and showcase their talents, the Supreme Organising Committee of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) 2020 has announced the participation ofthe Lebanese Republic and Union of...

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