Al Mouj Muscat Marathon scheduled on February 11 and 12, 2022

Al Mouj Muscat Marathon scheduled on February 11 and 12, 2022

MUSCAT - Al Mouj Muscat Marathon is all set to take place on February 11 and 12, 2022 at the Al Mouj Muscat, as announced by representatives from Al Mouj Muscat, Oman Sail and Sabco Sports at a press conference held today at the Kempinski Hotel, Muscat.The 2022 Al Mouj Muscat Marathon will feature seven race distances: Marathon – 42.2km; Half Marathon – 21.1km; 10km; 5km; 3km; 2km and 1km.  The Marathon, Half Marathon and 10 km will be held on Friday, February 11, while the 5km and Kids’...

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Al Wahaibi named vice president of AGCFF, 25th Gulf Cup postponed

Al Wahaibi named vice president of AGCFF, 25th Gulf Cup postponed

DOHA - The Executive Office of the Arabian Gulf Cup Football Federation (AGCFF) held an online meeting.During the meeting, Salim Said Al Wahaibi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oman Football Association (OFA), was named by acclamation as Vice President of the AGCFF.The Executive Office decided to postpone the 25th Gulf Cup to be held during January 2023 instead of the end of 2021. The meeting also extended the work of the AGCFF Executive Office until May 2023.

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Friday prayers, group activities allowed at 50 percent capacity of venues

Friday prayers, group activities allowed at 50 percent capacity of venues

MUSCAT - The Supreme Committee tasked with tackling developments resulting from coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic held a follow-up meeting. The committee studied epidemiological surveillance reports, which indicated a considerable decline in the number of cases of infection, hospitalisation and admission to intensive care units, as well as deaths in the Sultanate. The committee also reviewed the progress of the vaccination process and unrelenting efforts exerted in all sectors and at all...

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Yanni in Oman in aid of the visually challenged

Yanni in Oman in aid of the visually challenged

October 26, 2011:  B&W achieved a musical breakthrough by bringing in the musical wizard, Yanni to Oman and making this world-renowned composer perform at the Grand Hall of the Sultan Qaboos University, again a first. This was the...

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The adventures of Captain Juma, the sailor

The adventures of Captain Juma, the sailor

The adventures of Captain Juma, the sailor Will God fulfill the prayers of old men whom time forgot? Will God heed to the desire of a proud, old Omani sailor? These queries played in our mind as we talked to a venerable old sailor, a former ship (dhow) captain, and an...

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Sheikha Layla, the Camel Whisperer

Sheikha Layla, the Camel Whisperer

We froze. A four-legged, nearly 500kgs creature, was rumbling towards us with a mighty bellow. When it came close, we involuntarily shut our eyes. Even with our closed eyes and palpitating hearts, we could still feel this scary beast’s presence. When we mustered...

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The wizard of Asa

The wizard of Asa

In a dark and tiny room, a nearly 50-year old man is seen seated on a floor littered with crude work tools and attempting to bend the top part of what appears to be a wooden stick. He holds the stick in a makeshift clamp and then slowly bends it to the desired shape....

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