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Bahrain1Racing driver clinches Pro Mod title in NHRA series

Bahrain1Racing driver Stevie Jackson was crowned World Champion of the 2019 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series in the United States of America. Behind the wheel of Bahrain1Racing’s supercharged Camaro, Jackson clinched the title ...

BTC to host world’s top young players

The Kingdom of Bahrain once again welcomes some of the world’s future tennis stars as Bahrain Tennis Club (BTC) hosts the 11th Bahrain ITF Juniors Tennis Championship 2019 from October 21 to 26 at the BTC hard courts in Juffair. ...

Bahrain’s Mattar to compete in karting finals

Champion Bahraini karter Mohammed Mattar is set to fly the kingdom’s flag in international competition over the next couple of weeks in Europe. Mattar will be battling in the IAME International Final 2019 in Le Mans, France, over...

Hamza Kooheji to represent Bahrain in home soil

Bantamweight contender Hamza Kooheji will get a chance to be closer to a title shot on November 15th, when he takes on Nahuel Gandolfi at BRAVE 29, which takes place at Khalifa Sports City Arena, in Isa Town. The historical show will b...

Expat fitness coach honoured

The Kingdom’s Expartiate Athletics Club has honoured an expat fitness coach. Razeena Abdul Kalam, who hails from the Indian state of Kerala, has been coaching fitness enthusiasts in the kingdom for over two years now. In a statem...

BIKC set for opening round of endurance karting championship

Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) will host the opening round of the 2019/2020 Bahrain Karting Enduro Championship (BKEC) this weekend. Following an ultra-exciting meeting of national sprints last week, the spotlight shifts ...

Shaikh Khalid hails Bahrain’s achievement

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa hailed the outstanding results made by Bahrain’s athletes in the World Athletics Championships. The Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olymp...

Djokovic clinches Japan Open

World number one Novak Djokovic clinched the Japan Open, dispelling concerns about the shoulder injury that forced him out of the US Open. The Serbian star crushed Australian qualifier John Millman 6-3, 6-2 to mark his 10th win in...

India crush Proteas in first Test

Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja took nine wickets between them as India outplayed South Africa, winning by 203 runs on the final day of the first Test yesterday. Set a daunting target of 395, the tourists were bundled out for 191 in...

Elgar, de Kock lead South Africa fightback against India

Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock centuries helped South Africa fight back yesterday to reach 385 for eight in response to India’s mammoth first-innings 502. De Kock made 111 and put on a key 164-run stand with Elgar, who scored 160...

Murray heartened by progress despite loss

Andy Murray said that his comeback from career-saving hip surgery was progressing better than expected despite going down fighting in the China Open quarter-finals yesterday. The 32-year-old Briton lost 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) to top seed Domin...

Salwa runs third-fastest 400m ever

Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser stunned race favourite Shaunae Miller-Uibo to take the women’s 400 metres world title on Thursday in the third fastest time ever run of 48.14 seconds. The 21-year-old Nigeria-born sprinter -- silve...

Djokovic stuns Japan Open with machine-like tennis

World number one Novak Djokovic yesterday put on a stunning show of supremacy at the Japan Open with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Lucas Pouille of France. The Serb more than overwhelmed his opponent in the quarterfinal match, showering Pouille ...

Shaikh Khalid witnesses weigh-ins of Brave 27 fighters

HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee has witnessed the official weigh-ins of the fighters taking part in BRAVE 27 which will take...

Osaka meets Andreescu in China quarters

Two of the most exciting talents in tennis will meet for the first time today when Naomi Osaka and Bianca Andreescu clash in the China Open quarter-finals. On the eve of what could be the start of a long rivalry, the 21-year-old Osaka ...

Murray disappointed at China crowds, atmosphere

Andy Murray expressed disappointment about crowds at the China Open tennis, where some of the best players in the world have competed in front of swathes of empty seats. Poor attendances have been in the sporting headlines because of s...

Sar Club clinch Futsal League title

Sar Club triumphed in the National Clubs and Youth Centres Futsal League after defeating Safra Youth Centre 1-0 in the final game, while Tamkeen team bagged the Companies Futsal League title following their hard-earned 5-3 victory over...

India declare on 502-7 after Agarwal double century

India declared their first innings on 502 for seven bolstered by a double century from Mayank Agarwal on the second day of the opening Test against South Africa yesterday. Agarwal made 215 to put South Africa’s bowling attack on ...

Rohit hits ton as India dominate day one

Rohit Sharma scored a century in his first innings as India’s new test opener and gave the hosts a flying start along with partner Mayank Agarwal in the first of the three-match series against South Africa at Visakhapatnam yester...