Rory McIlroy shares lead in Dubai

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Top-ranked Rory McIlroy returned from a six-week...Former Augusta State star Oliver Wilson opened with 75.McIlroy has been in Dubai for the better part of two weeks after electing not to contest any of the...

Rory McIlroy named European Tour Player of the Year

...helped Europe successfully defended the title. ASIAN TOUR: The Dubai Open is the final golf tournament of 2014, and it likely will...year. Tommy Fleet-wood is No. 52. Fleetwood is playing the Dubai Open, and he could pass Willett for the 50th spot.The top...

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...is likely to approve a Paris bid. Other potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The 2024 campaign is moving into full swing...

US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

...further comment.Mortimer Singer, CEO of Marvin Traub Associates, a retail consultancy that helped bring Bloomingdale's to Dubai, says he will be encouraging his clients to pursue opportunities in Cuba. He noted that fast food franchises and mass stores...

Dubai to build world's biggest shopping center

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The shopping-loving...shopping malls wants to build one even bigger.Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum...retail tourism underpins the need to enhance Dubai's tourism infrastructure as soon as possible...

Grace leads Alfred Dunhill Championship by one shot

...after 66. He had an eagle on No. 13 and closed with three consecutive birdies. LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: In Dubai, Shanshan Feng won the Dubai Ladies Masters for the second time in three years, closing with 2-under-par 70 for a five-stroke...

Jason Day, Cameron Tringale lead by three in Shootout

...Scott shot 69 and Weekley had 72. LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Shanshan Feng shot 6-under-par 66 to take a five-stroke lead going into the final round of the Dubai Ladies Masters.Melissa Reid was second after 65. Carlota...

Jason Day, Cameron Tringale lead Franklin Templeton Shootout

...two-time Masters Tournament champion had 76. LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR: In United Arab Emirates, Shanshan Feng is leading the Dubai Ladies Masters by four shots after two rounds.She is at 66-67?133, followed by Charley Hull at 67-70?137.

Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are vying to be the U.S. candidate.Other possible contenders include Doha, Qatar; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Baku, Azerbaijan; Istanbul, Turkey; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or province in South Africa...

Henrik Stenson takes over World Tour Championship lead after 36 holes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over first-round co-leader...