THE PALESTINE NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM QUALIFIED FOR THE 2023 ASIAN CUP

Tue 14 June 2022:  The Palestine national football team today (Tuesday 14 June) qualified for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup tournament after defeating the Philippines in their last group stage match, Wafa news agency has reported. Palestine won 4-0 in the match at the Sports Centre Stadium in Mongolia. The team ended the group […]

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‘HEADBUTT’: QATAR TO RE-INSTALL ZIDANE STATUE THAT SPARKED BACKLASH

Tue 07 June 2022: Qatar plans to re-install a sculpture immortalising French-Algerian football player, Zinedine Zidane’s head butt during the 2006 World Cup final, which had been removed in 2013 amid a domestic backlash, the head of Qatar Museums said on Monday, Reuters reports. The 5-metre bronze work called “Coup de tête” was removed days after its […]

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SIXTH DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF ALI–THE HUMBLE AND GREATEST BOXER IN HISTORY

Fri 03 June 2022: It was today, exactly six years ago, on 3rd of June 2016, that the butterfly flew away forever and the bee could sting no more. Muhammad Ali, the greatest athlete of the 20th century, moved away from our lives into history. Some people still wonder why does he deserve to be called The Greatest? The […]

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TURKEY TO MANAGE SECURITY FOR 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP

Mon 16 May 2022: Turkey is preparing to manage security at November’s 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, the Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu announced yesterday. Soylu made the announcement during an online meeting with the chairman of Qatar’s Security and Safety Operations Committee for the tournament, Abdulaziz Al-Ansari, Anadolu has reported. The Turkish official said recently that […]

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LIONEL MESSI UNVEILED AS SAUDI ARABIA’S NEW TOURISM AMBASSADOR

Tue 10 May 2022:  Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khatib announced on Monday the appointment of Paris Saint-Germain and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi as the Kingdom’s official “tourism ambassador”. “Today, I am pleased to welcome Lionel Messi to Saudi Arabia,” wrote Ahmed Al-Khatib on Twitter. “We are excited for you to explore the treasure […]

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SERENA WILLIAMS, LEWIS HAMILTON JOIN BID TO BUY CHELSEA PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB

Fri 22 April 2022: Former tennis world number one Serena Williams and seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton have joined Martin Broughton’s bid to buy Premier League club Chelsea, a source close to the bid told Reuters on Thursday. Former Liverpool chairman Broughton’s consortium includes World Athletics President Sebastian Coe and wealthy investors from […]

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