Times of Oman
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Sports news in 2013
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Hussain Al Jabri poses with the cup after winning the Sail the Gulf regatta. Photo – Supplied

Oman Sports Exhibition kicks off

The first edition of Oman Sports Exhibition and Conference kicked off at the Oman International Exhibition Centre on 3 February 2013. Sultan bin Salim Al Habsi, secretary-general of the Supreme Council for Planning, inaugurated the three-day event organised by Global Exhibitions and Conferences (GEC) in partnership with the Ministry of Sport Affairs (MoSA).
Hussain Al Jabri strikes gold at Sail the Gulf regatta

Oman's young Laser sailor Hussain Al Jabri left for Qatar's prestigious Sail the Gulf regatta in the month of February with no expectations other than to develop and test his skills against an international fleet; however, he returned home 23 February, 2013 as a champion after winning his class.

Oman teams strike double gold at GCC Sailing Championships

Musannah's sea breeze filled in at midday with a perfect 10-12 knots, ideal conditions for the grand finale of the GCC Sailing Championships. Whilst 30 March, 2013 marked the end of the fleet racing, it was the first time that Oman's Optimist Team Racing has featured in this event, and the young sailors took to this mentally and physically challenging form of racing well, with Oman showing particular skill and taking first place. Oman took gold in the Optimist and Hobie fleet, and silver in the Laser Standard, whilst Qatar claimed gold in the Standard, Radial and 4.7 class.

The Wave rules the waves

Oman Sail's The Wave, Muscat was crowned 2013 Extreme Sailing Series Champion for second year on trot and crew member Musab Al Hadi said it was a gift for the nation on its glorious National Day

Oman sailing sensation Raya Al Habsi makes debut at Artemis Challenge


Oman's sailing star Raya Al Habsi became the first Omani woman to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Race when she made her historic debut as part of the elite team on board the national flagship Oman Air-Musandam in the Artemis Challenge in Cowes week.

ASAF gala hosted by Oman

Asian Sailing Federation (ASAF) took historic steps in their AGM held in Oman on the sidelines of the ISAF Conference, which is underway at the Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort.At the onset, Dr Malav Shroff was unanimously elected the President of Asian Sailing Federation and Park Soon-Ho would now assume the position of honorary president as per the ASAF constitution. 

ISAF chief Carlo Croce addresses ASAF officials. Photo – Supplied

Omani trio looking foward to world sailing championships

Oman's only world ranked Laser sailor Hussain Al Jabri and two fellow Omani teammates will take pride of place in the crack 126-boat fleet when the 2013 Laser Standard Men's World Championships, organised by the Ministry of Sports Affairs and Oman Sail, gets underway here on November 16.


Omani tennis prodigy bags doubles crown in Lagos

Omani sensation Fatma Al Nabhani clinched the doubles title in the company of Italian partner Gioi

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