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FIFA sets late-2021 target to pick 2026 World Cup cities

Agencies | Zurich The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com FIFA set a new target of finalizing North American host cities for the 2026 World Cup — if the coronavirus pandemic allows. The 23 candidate cities l...

Bahrain lose to Japan in World Handball Championship

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bahrain today lost to Japan 25-29 in the third and last round of the President’s Cup, being held in Cairo, Egypt, as part of the 27th IHF World Men’s Championship. ...

Chelsea icon Lampard sacked as manager after 18 months

Agencies | London The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Frank Lampard's reign as Chelsea manager came to an end on Monday as he was sacked after 18 months in the role, said DPA. The 42-year-old steered Chelsea to a Champions Leag...

Bahrain sport mourns passing of Shaikh Ebrahim

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com The Bahrain sporting community mourned the passing yesterday of Shaikh Ebrahim bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, the honorary president of the Bahrain Athletics Association (BAA). The late...

Mokaev calls out Abdul Hussein at Flyweight

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com After Muhammad Mokaev submitted Jamie Kelly last October and improved his BRAVE CF record to 2-0, with a pro record of 4-0, many kept asking what would be next for the two-time amateur w...

BRAVE CF’s Murtaza Talha: a superstar in the making

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    Bahrain’s own Murtaza Talha is the prototype of the new generation of Mixed Martial Artists. While many of his predecessors had to migrate from different...

Ahli, Bani Jamra victorious in volleyball league

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    Al Ahli and Bani Jamra were both winners last night in the 2020/2021 Isa bin Rashid Bahrain First Division Volleyball League, being played at the Bahrain Volleyball As...

Training with the world’s best

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    Renowned UK-based trainers George Baker Racing are excited about making their mark in Bahrain and tapping into the “limitless” potential of the Kingdom&rsq...

Bahrain handed tough defeat to Qatar

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    Bahrain missed out on a golden opportunity to claim their first win in the main round of the 27th IHF World Men’s Handball Championship in Egypt last night follo...

Strict virus measures for Club World Cup in Qatar

AFP | Doha  The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    The Club World Cup will be staged with strict measures to combat the spread of Covid-19, the Qatari organisers said Saturday less than two ...

Graphite Storm triumphs to lift REHC Cup

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    Graphite Storm stunned the field to clinch the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club (REHC) Cup yesterday, to headline a packed nine-race card at REHC in Riffa. ...

Bogatov: a new player enters Featherweight division

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com    Russia’s Roman Bogatov was making headlines and attracting eyeballs with his BRAVE Combat Federation debut, scheduled for the promotion’s first card of the...

Packed nine-race card set at REHC

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Nine exciting races are on today’s card at Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club (REHC). The main event is for the REHC Cup. It will be over a six-furlong straight with a ...

Bahrain go down fighting against Croatia

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Bahrain put in a spirited fight last night in an 18- 28 loss to European giants Croatia in their opening match of the main round in the 27th IHF World Men’s Handball Championship, ...

Eldarov tips students to follow his footsteps in 2021

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Eldar Eldarov kicked off 2021 in style, with the first successful defence of his BRAVE Combat Federation world title at BRAVE CF 46, in the headliner of the organization’s first-ev...

Muharraq stay perfect with 12th win in volleyball

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Muharraq and Dar Kulaib had contrasting victorious last night in the 2020/2021 Isa bin Rashid Bahrain First Division Volleyball League. Both matches took place at the Bahrain Vol...

Manama come alive in second half to rout Hala

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Mohammed Hussain and Hassan Nowrooz combined for 52 points, including 11 three-pointers, to lift Manama to a resounding 100-77 victory over Al Hala last night in the 2020/2021 Zain Bahra...