Sohail Malik

Sohail Malik

Coronavirus pandemic

Pro wrestlers in US grapple with coronavirus lockdown

How long the pandemic will bear down on pro wrestling is unclear, but many are not optimistic about the short term.

Pro wrestlers in US grapple with coronavirus lockdown

News

English Premier League suspended over coronavirus

With large gatherings an obvious risk, much of world sport, including the world's biggest football leagues, has shut down.

English Premier League suspended over coronavirus

Middle East

Qatar Pro Wrestling attracts former WWE champs

The Middle East is a key market for the industry's biggest name, WWE, which is backed by billionaire Vince McMahon.

Qatar Pro Wrestling attracts former WWE champs

Pakistan

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win first home Test series in 13 years

Pakistan celebrate their first Test victory on home soil, since the return of cricket's longest format to the country earlier this month.

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win first home Test series in 13 years

Middle East

World Beach Games: Football history being made in Doha

The stars of women’s beach football are taking their sport to new levels in Doha.

World Beach Games: Football history being made in Doha

Middle East

World Beach Games: Qatar stages first-ever edition

The Association of National Olympic Committees, which is organising the games, hopes multisport event will attract a broad fan base.

World Beach Games: Qatar stages first-ever edition

Malaysia

'I want people to see me as a wrestler, not just some hijab girl'

Wrestling community and fans celebrate Malaysian 19-year-old, who hopes to inspire more women to participate in sports.

'I want people to see me as a wrestler, not just some hijab girl'

Middle East

Criticism of Saudi Arabia as fight venue for Joshua vs Ruiz Jr

Amnesty International has urged Joshua to find out more about Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

Criticism of Saudi Arabia as fight venue for Joshua vs Ruiz Jr

United States

Kofi Kingston: WWE's first Africa-born world champion

Kingston's 11-year-long career at pro wrestling's biggest promotion has been filled with setbacks and near misses.

Kofi Kingston: WWE's first Africa-born world champion

US & Canada

WWE heads to New York: Fans flock to WrestleMania 35

Pro wrestling is staged entertainment, yet many followers take it as seriously as mainstream sports.

WWE heads to New York: Fans flock to WrestleMania 35

Sport

WWE's Rey Mysterio: 'I'm representing my people'

In the age of Donald Trump, a prominent Mexican-American wrestler hopes to promote Latino pride.

WWE's Rey Mysterio: 'I'm representing my people'

Qatar

Biles wins four golds at the gymnastics championship in Qatar

Victories in the individual all-around, vault and floor, in addition to the women's team win, brought Biles four gold medals, although she failed to win the hoped-for fifth on the balance beam.

Biles wins four golds at the gymnastics championship in Qatar