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The state-owned QatarEnergy has signed with football’s world governing body Fifa as an official partner for the 2021 Fifa Arab Cup, which kicks off today (Tuesday) in Qatar.

Fifa has announced that the 2021 Club World Cup will be held from February 3 to February 13, 2022, in the United Arab Emirates

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired rights to national team football tournament the 2021 Fifa Arab Cup in 24 countries across the Middle East and North Africa

Golf’s Ladies European Tour will increase its number of tournaments and prize fund in 2022 following a schedule this year that was still affected by cancellations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) will bring a range of legacy benefits to Abu Dhabi, a destination immersed in an aquatics heritage.

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited, the owner of Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians, has announced it has acquired one of the teams in the new UAE T20 League cricket competition

The ceremony, organised in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council, will present winners of fourteen categories with nominees including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé, Robert Lewandowski, Lucy Bronze, Italy and Argentina, among many others

The International Tennis Federation and its commercial rights-holder for the Davis Cup, Kosmos Tennis, are set to unveil a long-term deal moving the tournament’s Finals to the United Arab Emirates, according t…

Saudi Arabia will host its first-ever full marathon next year, the Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) has announced

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has announced that it has secured a long-term tie-up with the National Basketball Association which will see the league host pre-season fixtures in the United A…

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Media Group has acquired exclusive rights to the postponed 2020 World Padel Championship across 37 territories spanning the Middle East and North Africa, Asia-Pacific and…

Qatari telecoms firm Ooredoo has signed as a regional supporter of the Qatar-hosted World Cup in 2022 and forthcoming Arab Cup

The Israeli Professional Football League and its member clubs are set to implement a new league-wide model of physiological data collection along with tactical video capturing and live streaming, with…

The Saudi-backed LIV Golf Investments has significantly bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of veteran sports industry executives Sean Bratches as chief commercial officer and Ron Cross…

The Pitch International agency has reached an agreement with the Football Association to retain FA Cup broadcast rights in Western Europe and the Middle East and North Africa for an additional four seasons,…

BeIN Media Group has extended its rights to NBA games in the Middle East and North Africa, under a multi-year agreement announced today (Wednesday)

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has awarded Abu Dhabi hosting rights to the 2022 and 2024 editions of its fledgling Urban Cycling World Championships