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UAE Weightlifting Federation calls on IWF to recognise West Asia Championships as eligible for Tokyo Olympics

DUBAI, The UAE Weightlifting Federation, UAEWF, has called on the International Weightlifting Federation,IWF, to recognise the West Asian Championships for men and women, which will be hosted by the UAE at the end of next February, as one of the

UAE wins large gold medal at Singapore stamp exhibition

SINGAPORE, The Emirates Philatelic Association, EPA, won a large gold medal among others, at the "SINGPEX 2019" � 36th International Stamp Exhibition held from 30th July to 4th August, 2019.The event saw the participation of 26 Asian and Australasian c...

Dale Steyn announces Test match cricket retirement

CAPE TOWN, South Africa's leading wicket-taker in Test cricket, Dale Steyn, announced his retirement from the format on Monday.In explaining his decision, the 36-year-old Steyn said he had to take the decision that was in the best interests of prolongi...

West Asian Football tourney kicks off Tuesday in Iraq

KUWAIT, The ninth edition of West Asian Football Federation Championship will kick off on Tuesday in Iraq with the participation of nine football teams, Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, reported on Monday.Matches will be played at two stadiums - Karbala Inter...

Namibia-born tennis legend Van Der Meer passes away in US

SOUTH CAROLINA, World tennis icon Dennis van der Meer, who coached champions on many levels, including Billie Jean King, Margaret Court and Amanda Coetzer, died late Saturday afternoon, aged 86, at Hilton Head Hospital after a long illness, African New...

Namibia-born tennis legend Van Der Meer passes away in US

SOUTH CAROLINA, World tennis icon Dennis van der Meer, who coached champions on many levels, including Billie Jean King, Margaret Court and Amanda Coetzer, died late Saturday afternoon, aged 86, at Hilton Head Hospital after a long illness, African New...