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TAQA Q1 net income $571m

Net income fell $2.58bn due to one-off items recognized in 2023.

QatarEnergy buys stake in Egypt blocks

It did not disclose the cost of the agreement.

TSMC’s April revenue up 60%

It capitalized on huge wave of demand for chips used in AI hardware.

Etihad reports record Q1 profit

Total revenue increased by $269 million in the same period.

Aramco Q1 profit down 14.5%

Despite lower profit, it will pay $31bn in dividends to Saudi government.

‘Number one’ Joshua defeats Ngannou with brutal second-round KO

Joshua, a former unified WBO, WBA and IBF heavyweight champion, went into the fight on the back of three successive...
  • Joshua had his Cameroonian opponent on the canvas in the first round and twice more in the second in a brutal and brief exhibition of punching power
  • Ngannou, 37, was taking part in only his second professional boxing match, having lost a split decision to Tyson Fury in an October fight

Saudi football body suspends, fines Ronaldo over gesture

Sports newspaper Al-Riyadiya reported Ronaldo as saying he respected all football clubs and that the gesture expressed "strength and victory"...
  • Saudi Arabian Football Federation said the Al-Nassr captain and former Porto star was also fined a total of $8,000 for the move, which broke rules against provoking the public
  • Video emerged after his side's 3-2 win against Al-Shabab showing Ronaldo making a repeated thrusting gesture towards his groin in response to crowds chanting Lionel Messi name

Booed Israeli swimmer says she felt safe in Qatar

Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko faced crowd jeering at Qatar's World Acquatics Championships after winning a silver medal in the women's...
  • Gorbenko took silver in the 400m freestyle but the crowd in Qatar whistled when she went up to collect her medal
  • Israeli swimmer said she had no misgivings about going up to collect her medal, despite the hostile reception

Extreme E races for electric SUVs 2024 kick off in Jeddah

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Organized by the Saudi Arabian Cycling Federation under the supervision of the Ministry of Sport, the...
  • The fourth annual "Extreme E" all-electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) off-road racing series will witness the participation of eight two-racer teams
  • The first edition of this global competition was held in AlUla in 2021 and the 2022 and 2023 editions were held in NEOM

Qatar eyes second successive Asian Cup in final against Jordan

Doha, Qatar - An Asian Cup full of late goals and surprises reaches a climax on Saturday when hosts and holders...
  • With much of the crowd behind them and as reigning champions, Qatar will be expected to beat a Jordan side ranked 29 places below them by FIFA
  • In striker Akram Afif, Qatar have one of the players of the tournament and he scored a glorious goal against Iran to take his tally to five in six games

Paris Olympics’ organizers worry heatwave can spell trouble for games

A new study presenting "climate simulations to anticipate worst-case heatwaves during the Paris 2024 Olympics" has focused minds after it...
  • Organizers of the Paris Olympics, which will run from July 26 to August 11, say they are "fully aware" of the climate-related risks to the Games
  • Operational teams have run simulations looking at the consequences of shifting some outdoor events to earlier or later start times to avoid the heat

McIlroy has ‘frank discussion’ with Spieth over Saudi comments

SSG includes a number of high-powered sports owners including the Fenway Sports Group, owners of English Premier League club Liverpool,...
  • Jordan Spieth, who took McIlroy's spot on the board in November, raised eyebrows this week with his comments that the merger may no longer be necessary for the PGA Tour
  • Speith's remarks came after the PGA Tour announced a new a partnership and investment deal with the Strategic Sports Group (SSG)

Jordan defeats Tajikistan to reach first Asian Cup semi-final

DOHA, QATAR - Jordan set up a semi-final against South Korea or Australia after ending Tajikistan's fairytale Asian Cup run with...

Al Nassr thrash Inter Miami as Ronaldo, Messi watch on

Otavio drilled in the opener as Miami lost the ball trying to play out from the back, bringing Ronaldo to...
  • Ronaldo's calf injury prompted Al Nassr to cancel their two-game China tour last week and it denied him what could have been a last match against rival Messi
  • Their most recent meeting came in January 2023 when Ronaldo played in a Saudi select team beaten 5-4 by Messi's PSG

Saudi football chief brands Mancini penalty walkout ‘unacceptable’

Doha, Qatar - The president of Saudi Arabian football said Roberto Mancini's disappearing act before the end of the penalty shootout...
  • The Italian did not stick around to see South Korea's Hwang Hee-chan eliminate his Saudi side in the last 16 in Doha with the decisive spot-kick
  • Roberto Mancini, 59, apologized afterwards for walking down the tunnel before their fate was sealed, saying: "I thought it was finished."

Global football stars choose Red Sea destination for holiday

TABUK, SAUDI ARABIA – A few days ago, the Red Sea destination hosted several international football stars from Saudi Pro...

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Booed Israeli swimmer says she felt safe in Qatar

Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko faced crowd jeering at Qatar's World Acquatics Championships after winning a silver medal in the women's...

Extreme E races for electric SUVs 2024 kick off in Jeddah

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Organized by the Saudi Arabian Cycling Federation under the supervision of the Ministry of Sport, the...

Qatar eyes second successive Asian Cup in final against Jordan

Doha, Qatar - An Asian Cup full of late goals and surprises reaches a climax on Saturday when hosts and holders...

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McIlroy has ‘frank discussion’ with Spieth over Saudi comments

SSG includes a number of high-powered sports owners including the Fenway Sports Group, owners of English Premier League club Liverpool,...
  • Jordan Spieth, who took McIlroy's spot on the board in November, raised eyebrows this week with his comments that the merger may no longer be necessary for the PGA Tour
  • Speith's remarks came after the PGA Tour announced a new a partnership and investment deal with the Strategic Sports Group (SSG)

Jordan defeats Tajikistan to reach first Asian Cup semi-final

DOHA, QATAR - Jordan set up a semi-final against South Korea or Australia after ending Tajikistan's fairytale Asian Cup run with...

Al Nassr thrash Inter Miami as Ronaldo, Messi watch on

Otavio drilled in the opener as Miami lost the ball trying to play out from the back, bringing Ronaldo to...
  • Ronaldo's calf injury prompted Al Nassr to cancel their two-game China tour last week and it denied him what could have been a last match against rival Messi
  • Their most recent meeting came in January 2023 when Ronaldo played in a Saudi select team beaten 5-4 by Messi's PSG