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Bahrain in final preparations for International Trophy

The Post Position Draw (PPD) event, held yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel, determined the starting gate positions of the 14 racehorses taking part in tomorrow’s first-ever Bahrain International Trophy. The event was attended b...

Champion racehorses arrive in Bahrain

The countdown is on for Bahrain’s very first international horse race – the inaugural Bahrain International Trophy on Friday – with the arrival from Europe of nine worldclass racehorses, which will join a further five...

BIC extends Worldwide Network agreement with NHRA

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) announced yesterday it has extended its NHRA Worldwide Network agreement with US-based National Hot Rod Association (NHRA). As part of the deal, BIC will use the specially designed “Worldwide D...

Bahrain goalless again in draw against Iraq

Bahrain and Iraq played to a goalless draw last night in their joint-qualifier for the Fifa World Cup 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup 2023, held in Amman. The Bahrainis had very few chances to score in what was a very tightly contested enco...

Kuwait hosts GCC camel racing tournament

Kuwait's Crown Prince Shaikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will patronize the GCC sixth camel racing tournament, scheduled to be hosted at Kuwait Club for Camel racing on Wednesday. On behalf of His Highness, the Governor of Al-Jahra, Nasser Fal...

Tsitsipas win invites caution

Stefanos Tsitsipas said he was ready for a breakthrough Grand Slam victory after winning the ATP Finals in London -- but a glance at recent history invites caution. The 21-year- old Greek was in bullish mood after he beat Dominic Thiem...

Riffa complete semi-final line-up for BBA Cup

Riffa booked their seat in the semi-finals of the Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) Cup last night following a 73-61 victory over Bahrain Club in both teams’ concluding preliminary round game. Riffa earned their fourth win in ...

Bahrain to go all out

National team head coach Helio Sousa says that Bahrain will be going all out to claim a victory against Iraq today in their joint-qualifier for the Fifa World Cup 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup 2023. The Bahrainis will be hoping to come aw...

Tornado ISR beat Strikers by 61 runs

A tidy performance by Tornado bowlers took the game away from Strikers in their CBA division B T-20 match by restricting them to 120 runs and winning the match by 61 runs. Tornados were asked to bat first by Strikers captain after winn...

Six Bahrainis triumph in Drag Racing season-opener at BIC

Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) hosted an action-packed first round of the 2019/2020 Bahrain Drag Racing Championship over the weekend in Sakhir. A massive field of more than 100 participants took to BIC’s quarter-mile drag s...

Al Awadhi shoots highest single game in bowling World Cup

Bahrain’s Ahmed Al Awadhi scored the highest single game of the first day as he enjoyed a superb start to his men’s qualifying campaign yesterday in the 55th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, being played in Palembang, Indonesia...

Bahrain International Trophy arrives ahead of historic race

A key component of the inaugural Bahrain International Trophy horse race has arrived on the island, in the form of a bespoke trophy commissioned from the longest-serving jeweller in the world, The House of Garrard. Designed and handcra...

Verstappen wins thriller in Brazil

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has won Form u l a One’s Brazilian Grand Prix for his eighth career victory. The Dutch driver controlled nearly all the race at Interlagos yesterday. Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly was second and s...

Bahrain crowned Team of the Year

The third edition of the BRAVE International Combat Week came to a close in a spectacular fashion for Team Bahrain, which maintained their number one spot in the MMA world and was crowned the Team of the Year in the IMMAF Awards....

BAS bringing ‘Girl Power’ to the racetrack

The all-female squad of the Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) racing team is bringing “Girl Power” in a big way to the motorsport-loving community of Bahrain. The diverse quintet is made up of BAS staff and students from the B...

Kingdom’s national team gear up for stern Iraq test

Bahrain’s senior men’s national football team continued their training yesterday for their upcoming joint-qualifier against Iraq tomorrow for the Fifa World Cup 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup 2023. The sessions were conducted a...

Bahrain step up preparations for Gulf basketball

Bahrain have stepped up preparations for the Gulf Basketball Association (GBA) Men’s National Team Championship 2019 scheduled to take place from November 23 to December 1 in Kuwait City. The nationals are currently training for ...

Kooheji set to make Bahrain proud

Hamza Kooheji will make his main event debut in a night full of emotions, this Friday, at the Khalifa Sports City Arena, in Isa Town, Bahrain. Starting at 5.30 PM, BRAVE CF 29 will be the culmination of a lifelong struggle for recognit...

Team Bahrain gets first gold medal

Bahrain’s run of good results continued through to Day 4 of 2019 IMMAF World Championships, as the Kingdom was able to get its first gold medal through Murad Guseinov, who became the Junior Welterweight world champion with yet an...