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Third edition of the BOC eGaming takes the nation by storm!

TDT | Manama Under the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, The Bahrain Olympic Committee, in cooperation with the Khalid Bin Hamad Sports Organization (KHK) and Bahrain Comic Con (BCC), has organized two electronic game tournaments for FIFA20 a...

Swedish and European MMA scene revived by BRAVE CF’s efforts

TDT | Manama BRAVE Combat Federation has been at the forefront of change in the mixed martial arts world since its inception and, at a time where everything seemed to be at a standstill, the fastest-growing organization in MMA pulled together an incredible run of six even...

Bayern Munich complete treble

Agencies | Lisbon Kingsley Coman helped lift Bayern Munich to their sixth European Cup last night in a narrow 1-0 victory over first-time finalists Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in Lisbon. The German giants were favourites heading into the contest and they lived up to that t...

UEFA's ambitious European finals plan works out well

Berlin There were no positive cases or other incidents in Lisbon and western Germany as the Champions League and Europa League have been able to complete their season with mini-tournaments amid strict coronavirus rules. The Champions League final later ...

Murray beats Tifaoe as Williams and Gauff crash out of first round

New York Former world number one Andy Murray enjoyed a winning return to tennis with a 7-6 (8-6), 3-6, 6-1 triumph over Frances Tiafoe to reach the second round of the Western & Southern Open, as the men's tennis tour resumed in New York following a five-month ...

Mavs pull away while Doncic sits, beat Clippers 127-114

Lake Buena Vista Luka Doncic has his first NBA postseason victory, though probably not the way he expected. Instead of leading the Dallas Mavericks on the court, he was helping lead cheers from the sideline as his teammates pulled away while he sat. ...

PSG reach first Champions League final with 3-0 over Leipzig

Lisbon Paris Saint-Germain were on fire on Tuesday as they crushed RB Leipzig 3-0 to reach the Champions League final for the first time. Angel di Maria scored once and set up the other goals from Marquinhos and Juan Bernat as the star-studded Parisians tormented Leipzig'...

Messi wants to leave Barcelona after Bayern disaster

Barcelona Speculation that Lionel Messi is poised to leave Barcelona continues to grow, with Brazilian broadcaster Esporte Interativo Sunday citing an internal source saying that the 33-year-old player had told the club he wished to transfer. The bro...

Lyon shock Man City 3-1 to set up Munich CL semi

Berlin Ousmane Dembele came off the bench to score a brace as Olympique Lyon stunned Manchester City 3-1 on Saturday in Lisbon to turn the Champions League semi-finals into an exclusive German-French affair. Maxwell Cornet opened the scoring mid-way thr...

Hamilton bounces back

 Barcelona Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton went fastest in a searingly hot second practice for the Spanish Grand Prix yesterday with Mercedes again dominant after losing out to Red Bull last weekend. The six-times world champion, who is 30 points clear of Red Bull&...

Bayern v Barca is Champions League quarter-final of superlatives

Berlin From attacking stars Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski to goalkeepers Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer, the Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Bayern Munich on Friday is a duel of superlatives.  Both clubs have w...

FIFA World Cup qualifying matches postponed to 2021

Seoul Asian qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup set for this fall will instead be played in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) jointly announced Wednesday the continental qualifying matches, ...

Eight teams, eight faces of the Champions League finals

Lisbon Real Madrid, Liverpool and Cristiano Ronaldo may not be present but the Champions League finals in Lisbon still offer plenty of stars. Lionel Messi, Neymar and Robert Lewandowski will be just three of the stars on show as the Champions League concludes in a ...

All eyes on Lisbon for Champions League finale

Berlin The coronavirus has forced changes to the European football calendar, with the Champions League to be completed in a one-legged format from the quarter-finals in Portugal's capital Lisbon. The games are played August 12-23 behind closed doors and...

Ronaldinho court date set over using fake passport

Rio de Janeiro A judge in Paraguay set a date for Brazilian football star Ronaldinho to appear in court over allegations he used a fake passport to enter the country. The 2002 World Cup winner and his brother Roberto de Assis must appear before a court ...

Barcelona and Bayern Munich reach Champions League quarters

Barcelona A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona held off Napoli on Saturday to earn a 3-1 victory, 4-2 on aggregate, to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. The Catalans will face Bayern Munich next Friday in Lisbon after the German champions thrashed...

Hidd, Muharraq draw as Nasser bin Hamad league returns

TDT | Manama Title contenders Hidd and Muharraq played to a 1-1 stalemate last night as the 2019/2020 Nasser bin Hamad Bahrain Premier Football League got back into action, following a months-long ban due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Senegalese professional Mama...

Europa League finals to boost German region's Olympic ambitions

Dusseldorf The nine Europa League matches from later Wednesday until August 21 in the western German Rhine-Ruhr area are a welcome promotion for the region and its 2032 Olympics ambitions. The games also partly compensate for the cancellation of the "Fi...

Liverpool's title win a 'gift that keeps on giving', says owner Henry

Liverpool Nearly 10 years after Fenway Sports Group took over Liverpool, owner John W. Henry said that he could not be prouder of the club after they won their first top flight league title for 30 years. Liverpool claimed the Premier League title in Jun...

Conte says he is committed to three-year project with Inter

Milan Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is committed to a three-year project with the club, he said on Monday, two days after his highly critical and typically outspoken outburst raised questions over his future with the Serie A outfit. Conte, in his fi...