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Motorsport: Oman's Ahmad determined to get British GT bid on track at Rockingham
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Pace wise, Ahmad Al Harthy was in a strong position in the second race of the season prior to the on-track tangle. Photo – Supplied
Oman Racing Team driver Ahmad Al Harthy is more determined than ever to climb the Avon Tyres British GT Championship podium
Mayweather: Boxing’s polarising pound-for-pound king
Mayweather is routinely described as boxing’s “pound-for-pound king” and according to Forbes Magazine he also dominates the money rankings in world sports.
Tennis: Omani official Al Falahy invited for Davis Cup duty
Mohammed Al Falahy, one of Oman's experienced umpires, had previously officiated in several GCC and Arab championships
Premier League: Mourinho dismisses ‘boring Chelsea’ jibe
The taunts came after fresh scrutiny on Chelsea’s style of play following a run of narrow wins that have helped them establish a 10-point lead at the top of the table.
Boxing: Big hype, huge money for ‘fight of the century’
With a 60-40 purse split in favor of Mayweather, the unbeaten American stands to make an eye-watering $150 million and Pacquiao $100 million.
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Boxing: Pacquiao a national symbol of hope in Philippines
Known to his countrymen in the Asian archipelago as “The National Fist”, Pacman fights undefeated American Floyd Mayweather on May 2 to decide who is the world’s best “pound-for-pound” boxer.
Oman golfers excel in GCC Cup Championship
Oman’s junior boys’ team, comprising Rashad Al Harthy, Fahad Al Kitani, Hamood Al Harthy and Amjad Al Touqi, produced scores of 156, 154 and 167 over three days to take the third position
Formula Four: Schumacher Jnr. claims maiden victory
The 16-year-old son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher posted a winning time of 30mins 59.920secs over the 18 laps at the Oschersleben track, between Hanover and Berlin.
Tennis: Germany’s Kerber shocks Dane Wozniacki in Stuttgart final
Having knocked out previous champion Maria Sharapova in the second round, Kerber recovered from losing the first set to earn a 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 victory over former world number one Wozniacki.
Premier League: Manchester United coach Van Gaal facing revival mission after Everton defeat
Although the Reds have shown great improvement under his Dutch successor, consecutive defeats for United have left them fourth in the Premier League table, seven points clear of fifth-placed Liverpool
Athletics: Kenya’s Kipchoge adds London Marathon title to collection
The final mile saw former world 5,000 metres champion Kipchoge sprint clear of Wilson Kipsang, last year’s London winner, with world record-holder Dennis Kimetto finishing in third place.
Oman’s amateur karters impress at Red Bull Kart Fight World Championship in Austria
Mohamed Al Zadjali and Ehab Soomar proudly represented the Sultanate
Hockey: Oman veterans team to tour Egypt
Oman veterans are scheduled to take part in a four-nation team tournament in the Egyptian capital of Cairo
Premier League: Swansea make it seven straight defeats for Newcastle
The Magpies are now on their worst run of consecutive defeats in the history of the Premier League and have won just twice in 16 matches since John Carver replaced Alan Pardew as manager.
Spanish League: Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win
That goal took Messi, Neymar and Suarez’s combined tally for the season to 97 and they could even have reached a century on the day had their finishing been more precise.
Tennis: Wozniacki in Stuttgart final after marathon match
Having lost the final in Auckland last January, but won in Kuala Lumpur in March, the 24-year-old will be bidding for her second title in 2015.
Formula Four: Schmuacher Jnr best rookie, ninth on debut
The 16-year-old son of seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher celebrated by spraying a bottle of bubbly he is still too young to drink after winning the trophy.
Spanish League: Champions League easier to win than La Liga, says Real coach Ancelotti
Los Blancos squeezed past Atletico Madrid to reach the last four in midweek and were rewarded with on paper the easiest draw as they face Italian champions Juventus in the semifinals
Cricket: Bangladesh record first T20 win over Pakistan
Mukhtar Ahmed (37), making a debut for Pakistan, and Ahmed Shehzad (17) added 50 in nine overs but the visitors failed to build on that strong platform.
Cricket: Wishes galore as Sachin Tendulkar turns 42
Having bid an emotional adieu to the game in November 2013 at Wankhede, Tendulkar continues to rule the hearts of millions of his fans
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Palm Mall: $25m project to showcase Oman’s marine, desert life
Spread over two floors, the oceanarium will be opened in the first quarter of 2017
Do you need an NOC to re-enter Oman as a tourist? Our legal expert answers
There are instances that many people without NOCs who have cancelled their visas and later obtained resident status in neighbouring countries have re-entered Oman through road without facing obstacles
Time to pay more for road offences in Oman, says ROP
Jail terms ranging from 10 days to three months and a fine of up to OMR500 could be imposed on reckless drivers
Four workers trapped as debris from mountain falls on them in Oman
Civil defence officials rushed to the spot to rescue the trapped workers.
ASEAN members fail to unite in South China Sea dispute with Beijing
A draft statement prepared before the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit seeks “self-restraint” at sea but avoids criticising or even mentioning China by name, a diplomatic source said
Are you eligible for an NOC if the employer terminates your services without any prior notice? Oman legal expert answers
The maximum compensation payable by the employer will not exceed one-year's salary.
Oman announces amnesty for undocumented migrant workers
Between this period, the undocumented workers can leave Oman without paying fines for violation of resident status rules in the Sultanate, the notice says.
One found dead among debris in Oman
Civil defence's search and rescue team were able to save one of the workers trapped in the debris from mountain in Qurum area late on Monday night after a 16-hour long rescue operation.
Oman weather: Visibility may be reduced due to dust
Visibility is likely to be reduced to 3,000 meters in the coastal areas of Oman's Sea due to the aversion of wide dust formed in Iran, the meteorological department has said.
Municipality shuts down 309 stores in Oman's Seeb area
The municipality destroyed about 6,764 kilogrammes of fish, meat and poultry products; 1,329 kilogrammes of various other foodstuffs and 2,005 kilogrammes of vegetables and fruit
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Oman accidents: Focus back on drivers after bus hits girl
The Indian School Mabela student has been lying unconscious in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Sultan Qaboos Hospital since Wednesday.
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10 Pakistanis, Indian killed in Saudi collapse: diplomat
At least 10 construction workers from Pakistan and one from India were killed in the collapse of a convention centre being built in saudi arabia, an Asian diplomatic source said Tuesday
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