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No pain, no strain: Korean football, the Son Heung-min way

As Son Heung-min's career takes off in England, his legacy is already taking shape in South Korea -- at an innovative academy where ball control is king and shooting is frowned upon.
August 16, 2018
H E Sheikh Saad al Saadi, the Minister of Sports Affairs, left for Jakarta, Indonesia to attend the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games on Saturday.
August 16, 2018
This is the second Asian Games for Karthikeyan, having made his debut as a technical official at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.
August 16, 2018
15 year old windsurfer to join already-qualified Omani athlete Suleimani in Buenos Aires from October 6-18
August 15, 2018
The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup trophy will be on a two-day tour of Oman, the only country in the Middle East to be handed the honour, on August 27-28.
August 14, 2018
Oman Sail had moved into fourth position in the 1,800-nautical mile race and was off the south coast of Cornwall when the port backstay broke.
August 14, 2018
Organised by OFA, the Super Cup is a traditional curtain-raiser to the domestic season featuring the defending HM's Cup and Omantel League winners.
August 12, 2018
Oman’s Mohammed al Mashaykhi stole the limelight at the 2018 CPISRA World Games, currently under way in Sant Cugat, Spain.
August 12, 2018
National coach Tahir Zaman aims for a top-six finish at forthcoming Asian Games in Indonesia
August 08, 2018
Led by French skipper Guillaume Le Brec, the squad has Italian racer Gabriele Olivo as the other crew member.
August 08, 2018
The winner of the Qualifier will secure the final berth for the Asia Cup, which will be held in UAE from September 15-28.
August 07, 2018
Nouh al Jalboobi and Mazin al Hashmi lift title; Omani duo of Hood al Jalboobi-Ahmed al Hosni bags bronze
August 07, 2018
England coach Trevor Bayliss believes Sam Curran's competitive attitude will serve him well as the all-rounder looks to build on his first-Test heroics against India.
August 06, 2018
Kohli's magnificent 149 in India's first innings at Edgbaston was his maiden Test century in England.
August 05, 2018
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal will be working to increase grip atop the rankings at the ATP Toronto Masters, an event which lost an exhausted Andy Murray prior to Monday's start.
August 05, 2018
James Milner and Georginio Wijnaldum both scored inside the opening 10 minutes at the Aviva Stadium in Liverpool's penultimate pre-season friendly.
August 05, 2018
England, the home of the globally dominant Premier League, won the only World Cup the nation has ever hosted in 1966 but lost out in the race to host the 2006 and 2018 tournaments.
August 02, 2018
Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with Man United's 2-1 win over former club Real Madrid.
August 01, 2018
Two international triathlon events to boost sultanate’s stature as top-class sports destination
July 31, 2018
Oman's Hamood al Hajri has been nominated to officiate as an umpire at the event.
July 30, 2018
Hassani’s men go down to Qatar; Brazil lifts fifth title
July 30, 2018
Al Faisal of the Lechner Racing Team Middle East ran as high as third during the session and eventually qualified in ninth place with a best lap of 1min 47.732sec.
July 30, 2018
Barakat, who recently broke the ten-second barrier in 100m at the West Asian Athletics Championships in Amman,
July 29, 2018
Despite the seventh place after four separate qualifying sessions at the Belgian track on Thursday the team remained positive for a better show in the main race.
July 29, 2018
Britain's Geraint Thomas virtually secured his maiden Tour de France triumph after finishing third in the penultimate stage time trial in the Basque country on Saturday.
July 29, 2018
Liverpool scored three second half goals as they wrapped up their pre-season tour of America on Saturday with a dominating 4-1 victory over Manchester United at Michigan Stadium.
July 29, 2018
Hassani's men edge last edition's bronze medallist to advance to the main round of the Men's Beach Handball World Championship in Kazan
July 25, 2018
Oman had finished eighth on Tuesday in the 14-nation tournament.
July 25, 2018
Oman's Al Faisal al Zubair holds good memories of the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest, having managed a top-ten finish at last year's Porsche Mobil 1 Super Cup.
July 25, 2018
Oman's Abdullah al Zubair and his co-navigatore Faisal al Raisi impressed on their debut in the three-day 35th edition of Baja Aragon Teruel that concluded in Teruel.
July 24, 2018