Emirates to become Official Partner and Airline for tournament to be hosted for first time in Iraq
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2019: Emirates has today announced an agreement which will see it as the Official Partner and Airline for the ninth edition of the West Asian Football Federation Championship, taking place in Erbil and Karbala, Iraq from 2-14 August 2019. The deal demonstrates Emirates’ ongoing commitment to supporting football and connecting with fans across the region.
The West Asian Football Federation is one of the four regional governing bodies of the Asian Football Confederation, and consists of nine member nations in Western Asia. This year, eight national teams including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Yemen will be competing for the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18 July 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Jasper Philipsen and Alexander Kristoff finished 7th and 9th respectively in today’s sprint finish, despite a mechanical in the final 500m that prevented Kristoff from fully exploiting another impressive lead out from the team’s up and coming young Belgian rider. The race was won by a matter of inches by Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) who marginally pipped Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma) to the line.
Stage 11 came after a well earned rest day for the riders and eased them back into racing with a relatively short 167km flat route from Albi to Toulouse. The day played out as expected with the inevitable breakaway being slowly reeled back in by the chasing peloton. Dan Martin was kept safe by the team’s domestiques and ......read more
Dubai, 17 July 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the Middle East, is hosting a live concert with leading Indian playback singer Amit Kumar on July 26th, where he will perform some of his classic hits.
Versatile singer Amit Kumar, the son of legendary playback singer Kishore Kumar, will pay tribute to his father by performing live inside the Rajmahal Theatre – an opulent and state-of-the-art theatre spread across two levels. Amit Kumar has sung several Bollywood film songs since the 1970s and has won several awards for his contribution to the Indian music industry. Working with the late musician maestro R.D. Burman, Amit attained international fame and has recorded over 170 Hindi songs.
Tickets for the concert will be priced at AED 175 and AED ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: On July 15th, at Liverpool Football Club's Anfield Stadium, MG Motor signed a contract with Liverpool FC that sees the British-born automotive brand become the world-famous football club’s official global partner.
With British sporting spirit in its DNA, MG Motor will further extend its status as an international brand through its collaboration with 2019 Champions League winners, Liverpool FC. As a brand that appeals to young, sporty and passionate individuals, this high-profile partnership will further boost MG’s popularity in the global market.
MG’s relationship with Liverpool FC started in 2016, when the brand became its official partner in China. After more than three years of cooperation, MG has engaged with huge audiences of fans ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: Popular Indian stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, entertained guests with a hilarious no-holds-barred show on July 12 at the Rajmahal Theatre at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region.
This was Kamra’s first performance at Dubai Parks and Resorts, and he didn’t disappoint with his witty lines and wisecracks. Needless to say, guests left with their funny bone tickled!
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 July 2019: Instagram has announced it is rolling out new tools to help lead the fight against online bullying. The tools are grounded in a deep understanding of how people bully each other and how they respond to bullying on Instagram and are only two steps on a longer path.
Instagram has been using artificial intelligence (AI) for years to detect bullying and other types of harmful content in comments, photos and videos. In the last few days, it has started rolling out a new feature powered by AI that notifies people when their comment may be considered offensive before it is posted.
This intervention gives people a chance to reflect and undo their comment and prevents the recipient from receiving the harmful comment notification. Early tests have shown that it encourages some people to ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: The Maison KARL LAGERFELD is pleased to announce the launch of “A Tribute to Karl: The White Shirt Project,” to celebrate the late creative director’s legacy through one of his most beloved styles: the white shirt.
Artists, actors, models, designers and friends of Karl have been invited to create their own version of his iconic white shirt, including Cara Delevingne, Diane Kruger, Kate Moss, Amber Valletta, Lewis Hamilton, Tommy Hilfiger, Sebastien Jondeau, Alessandro Michele,Takashi Murakami, and more.
Carine Roitfeld, creative visionary and a longtime friend of Karl’s, will curate the global project. As Karl once said, “If you ask me what I’d most like to have invented in fashion, I’d say the white shirt. For me, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 July 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Jasper Philipsen secured a top 10 finish on stage 10 of the Tour de France after a thrilling sprint finish in the French town of Albi.
It was a tough day at the saddle with strong winds, evident as the peloton got to the final 60km and the pace was upped in an attempt to reign in the breakaway that had led the race until then. With 20km to go, an echelon was opened and the peloton fractured into three groups, with the first making sure they pulled away. The relentless pace kept going till the finish line, with Jasper Philipsen showing his potential to compete with some of cycling’s top sprinters. The photo-finish confirmed Wout Van Aert (Team Jumbo-Visma) took the stage win, Philipsen was sixth.
It was also a ......read more
All-Emirati crew claim commanding race win while Torrente, Al Qemzi, Al Tayer, Abbate secure title on Necko Lake
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 15 July, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi wrapped up their first major powerboat racing title of the season today as Shaun Torrente, Rashed Al Qemzi, Rashed Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate clinched the World Endurance Championships in Augustów, Poland.
This time the honours on the day went to the all-Emirati crew of Majed Al Mansoori, Mohamed Al Mehairbi, Rashed Al Remeithi and Faleh Al Mansoori in Abu Dhabi 36 who recorded a commanding victory in the second of two back-to-back six-hour races to finish runners up in the series.
But sixth place was enough to ensure American Torrente, Emiratis Al Qemzi and Al Tayer and Italian Tullio in Abu Dhabi 35 secured the world endurance crown ......read more
Football’s Top International Youth Tournament
Dubai, UAE – July 15, 2019: du LaLiga High Performance Center (HPC) announced today that its U14 teams have won the IberCup, the top international youth football tournament, which took place this year in Spain between July 9-13.
The IberCup brought together the world’s strongest academies from across Europe, North and South America, Asia and Africa, providing youth the opportunity to face-off in a highly competitive 11-aside tournament.
This year witnessed the participation of top teams from Brazil, Spain, France, Portugal, Sweden, United States, Canada, Ukraine, Egypt, Morocco and Hungary, with du LaLiga HPC proving their might and bringing home the gold trophy to the UAE.
With an undefeated winning streak throughout the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13July 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ young up and coming talent, Jasper Philipsen put in another noteworthy performance at the Tour de France to claim an impressive 5th place finish in the chaotic bunch sprint finish that concluded Stage 7. Philipsen was one of two riders from the team to contest the sprint, with Alexander Kristoff coming in just behind him in 10th place. The race was won by Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo Visma) after a mammoth 6 hour stage.
Stage 7 was to be the longest at this year’s tour, a 230km pan flat route from Belfort to Chalon-sur-Saone. For the majority of the stage it looked as if the peloton had decided to give itself a day off after yesterday’s brutal outing in the mountains, riding the first 225km of the route at a relatively ......read more
Dubai, 10 July 2019: Well-known singer-composer Quratulain Balouch is set to dazzle visitors with her performance at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region.
Quratulain Balouch, the popular Pakistani singer, composer and a songwriter, who is known for her famous track Woh Humsafar Tha, will entertain guests on July 19th inside the Rajmahal Theatre – an opulent and state-of-the-art theatre spread across two levels.
Balouch has won various awards including Pakistan’s Youngest Achievement Award UK and Europe 2011 in Britain, Singer of the Year at Pakistan Media Awards and many others.
Tickets for the concert will be priced at AED 175 and AED 145 for the Black Diamond ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 09 July 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ lead sprinter, Alexander Kristoff, showed off his form with a hard fought second place in stage 4 of this year’s Tour de France. Kristoff opened up his sprint in the final 200m after being perfectly led out by Jasper Philipsen. The Norwegian power house looked like he would take the victory, but was narrowly beaten to the line by Elia Viviani (Deceuninck Quick Step) after more than five hours of racing.
Stage 4 from Reims to Nancy was a relatively flat affair, with only two short inclines for the peloton to crest during the 213.5km route. The day was set-up for pure sprinters, who were all present with their lead out trains in the final run-in to the line. With 3kms to go Kristoff was able to work his way to the front of ......read more
Respective Bodies develop Executive Regulations to run Financial Policies and deal with Contracts, Incentives & Penalties
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 04 July 2019: Dubai Sports Council confirmed the importance of implementing the highest standards of governance & financial control to secure smooth running of work in the sports clubs & football companies in Dubai, as part of common collaboration with respective entities; top of which are the Financial Audit Authority and Department of Finance.
The requested standards of governance & financial control are part of DSC’s permanent efforts to alleviate government support for football companies and to adopt rational expending policy.
The executive regulations of football companies have been completed as decided by DSC in coordination ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 02 July 2019: Dubai Sports Council’s Board confirmed the importance of utilizing the artificial intelligence & technological applications to boost the sports field, as per the wise leadership’s policy
DSC’s Board has explained that Dubai Sports Artificial Intelligence Conference & Exhibition to be convened on 14th & 15th Oct. 2019 with participation of elite group of top world companies & distinctive speakers. Approval is also made for the sessions & programs of the Conference; the first of its kind in UAE and the entire region.
The Conference’s details & other matters were all announced during the 5th periodical meeting of DSC’s Board, chaired by H.E. Mattar Al-Tayer, Deputy Chairman of DSC, in the presence of H.E. ......read more
Rashid turns up the heat to secure WSK Euro Series Championship, in sweltering midnight race during a heatwave
Dubai, UAE – 02 July 2019: Young Emirati racing driver Rashid Al Dhaheri’s star continues to rise as he becomes World Series Karting Euro Series Champion in the Mini Series category, his second championship in a row this racing season. With consistently strong race performances throughout the whole WSK Euro Series, Rashid’s second-place podium finish in this challenging final night edition race at Adria International Raceway, saw him finish the series with a mammoth 300 points. This placed a significant gap of 65 points ahead of his nearest competitor, achieving a resounding championship victory.
This final race weekend of the series took place from 6pm until 1am, a wholly new experience for Rashid, ......read more
Emirati driver claims opening round victory as race ends in drama
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 01 July, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi launched his bid to regain the UIM F2 World Championship title with victory in the Lithuania Grand Prix today as the opening round of the season ended in dramatic fashion.
The 2017 world champion won in Kaunas for the second time in three years when Norwegian Tobias Munthe-Kaas collected a one lap penalty for a race buoy infringement after finishing ahead of the Emirati.
It meant a perfect start to the season for Al Qemzi, who began the opening round of the 2019 season in pole position after dominating the previous day’s qualifying session.
On a day when gusting winds again created problems for the 20 drivers, Al Qemzi immediately lost his advantage when the 45 lap race got ......read more
In partnership with Kniterate, the campaign aims to raise awareness and funds to drive direct impact on an important issue facing refugees every winter
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 June 2019: UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency has partnered with Twitter and Kniterate to launch a global five-month campaign today to proactively and collectively shed light on winter as an important issue facing Syrian and Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in the MENA region.
Currently around 14 million Syrians and Iraqis are displaced in the region. The needs in the region remain significant. UNHCR has already started planning for the upcoming winter. Last year, UNHCR was able to reach 3.6 million Syrian and Iraqi internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees with winterization ......read more
RAKEZ Media Zone witnesses a steep increase in investor interest with surge in new business licences
Number of new media licences and freelancer permits grew to 360 from 130 in a year, recording 177% jump!
RAKEZ Media Zone is developing a world-class media zone for the media professionals and media companies
RAKEZ Media Zone will see the launch of new television channels, movie production houses and new media outlets
RAKEZ hosts over 14,500 businesses within its various zones, industrial belts and economic clusters
Ras Al Khaimah, 27 June 2019: The number of new media licences and freelancer permits under RAKEZ Media Zone has jumped 177% to 360 companies and freelancers in May 2019, up from 130 in May 2018.
RAKEZ repositioned its Media Zone in May 2018, about a year ......read more
Guided by Dubai Plan 2021 and in readiness to receive EXPO 2020’s visitors
Dubai – United Arab Emirates: June 26, 2019: In a bid to evaluate its readiness for the upcoming Dubai Expo 2020, leadership of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) recently conducted field visits to all its key Heritage and culture sites across Dubai. Her Excellency Hala Badri, Director General of Dubai Culture, along with heads of departments met with the staff at each location and assessed the progress of work being done in order to improve visitors’ journey and experience in readiness for the key global event.
These visits were a part of Dubai Culture’s continuous efforts to support enabling the goals of Dubai Plan 2021, aimed at making Dubai a city of happy, creative, and empowered people, and ......read more
Words by Aaditya Tangri, Co-Founder & CEO of Kalebr Americas and Founder of STEAMathalon
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 June 2019: There is a common misconception that the traditional notion of ‘education’ is something that only happens at school, but the evidence tells us that the home environment is one of the most powerful influences in a child’s development. Think about it this way - children only spend half their waking hours in school during the academic year. This means much of the learning is still being done outside the school gates.
Yet without the textbooks and library, why is home an ideal place to learn? As a start, in many cases, it replaces the traditional, row-by-row directive teaching format and instead provides an interactive, anxiety-free, and often joyful ......read more
Rashid second in the WSK Euro Series Championship as a close final is in sight
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 June 2019: Promising talented Emirati racing karting star Rashid Al Dhaheri has achieved a podium finished as he gained third position at Circuito South Garda Karting, Italy. Competing with 96 other driver in his category among 300 drivers in all cateogories. Rashid’s third-place sets up a close final, as he is now second behind the WSK Euro Series Championship, with the tournament to be decided next weekend in Adria – Italy. The final race of the series will be set as a midnight race, a totally a news experience for Rashid
In a series of toughly-fought heats, Rashid was often outside in the second row, a challenging position, however he had success in achieving third position for most of the heats. ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 June 2019: It was a weekend to remember for UAE Team Emirates as Diego Ulissi, Tadej Pogačar and Jasper Philipsen all stepped onto the podium in their respective races, with UAE Team Emirates also taking home a Team Classification win.
Ulissi topped the General Classification (GC) standings at the Tour of Slovenia after a solid performance across the week, finishing 22” ahead of his nearest competitor. At the same race, Tadej Pogačar went home with the Youth Classification and narrowly missed out on a top three GC finish; finishing fourth overall. It was smiles all around though, as the team’s overall efforts were rewarded with the Team Classification title.
Meanwhile, Jasper Philipsen sprinted to third place at the Elfstedenronde one-day ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi duo return to F2 action after world endurance triumph
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 June, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi launches his bid to reclaim the UIM F2 World Championship title next weekend in Lithuania, where the Emirati made a breakthrough in international powerboat racing two years ago.
It was on the Kaunas Reservoir in 2017 that Al Qemzi followed up a brilliant pole position with victory in the Lithuanian Grand Prix on his F2 debut, a result which laid the foundations for his championship triumph.
He will be joined again in this season’s opening round by Rashid Al Tayer, less than two months after the two Emiratis combined with Shaun Torrente and Tullio Abbate to give Team Abu Dhabi a superb World Endurance Championship victory in the 24 Hours of Rouen in France.
Al Qemzi, who lost ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 23 June 2019: When the UAE national team begins next month’s training camp in Austria to kick off their preparations for the 2022 World Cup qualification, Al Jazira will be well represented by seven first-team players.
Record-breaking striker Ali Mabkhout and promising defender Khalifa Al Hammadi are two of the players included in the 27-man list following their impressive individual displays during the 2018-19 season.
Mabkhout’s 20-goal tally saw him finish second in the Arabian Gulf League’s scoring charts while Al Hammadi built on his 2017-18 breakthrough season to establish himself as a first-team starter with 25 appearances.
The pair will be joined in Salzburg by their fellow Al Jazira team-mates - Ali Khaseif, Mohamed Al Attas, Salim Rashid, Khalfan Mubarak and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 20, 2019: National Geographic Abu Dhabi announced today a new short documentary film series focused on Sharjah’s biodiversity, in partnership with Sharjah Government Media Bureau and Sharjah Broadcasting Authority.
Through the series, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, will take viewers on a journey around the ......read more
UAE Team Emirates’ Valerio Conti will remain in the Pink Jersey at the Giro d’Italia, taking it into the first rest day.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: Today’s stage, a 33.4km Individual Time Trial (ITT) saw Conti finish with a time of 55:26, in what were difficult conditions for all riders. The Italian finished “3:34 behind the ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi make brilliant start to double title defence as Al Qemzi takes second spot after spectacular challenge
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 20, 2019: Shaun Torrente grabbed an impressive victory in the Grand Prix of Portugal today as Team Abu Dhabi made a perfect start to their double title defence in the F1H2O World ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 19, 2019: Twenty-year-old Tadej Pogačar has added his name to the history books at the Amgen Tour of California, becoming the youngest ever winner in the race’s history.
The UAE Team Emirates young-gun successfully defended the lead on the final stage from Santa Clarita to Pasadena to pick up his first ever UCI World Tour win. In the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 18, 2019: The UAE’s Saif Al Kaabi bagged the top honours in the men’s open category as the NAS Cycling Challenge kicked-off on Friday night with 650 participants taking part in seven different categories on the opening night of the two-day event.
Al Kabi completed the 77km race in a time of 1 hour, 39 minutes and 57 seconds to finish ......read more
The Quattro Ballers and Triple Threat clinch Girls and Boys crowns
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: The Big 3 and Sharjah Women Team A clinched the Men’s and Women’s titles at the NAS 3x3 Basketball Championship, while The Quattro Ballers and Triple Threat triumphed in the Juniors Girls and Junior Boys categories respectively.
The Big 3 defeated Ball Above ......read more
Treats in store include a selection of the latest Arabic movies, popular Anime and Hollywood series
May 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, welcomes Ramadan 2019 as it offers a selection of blockbuster Arabic movies, highly sought-after Anime titles while throwing into the mix some STARZ original series straight from ......read more
Facilities to support local and International film Industry with upgraded Equipment, Studio & Post Production Facilities
May 16, 2019 - Dubai, UAE – Film and TV Production House and market leader, Icon Art Production (IAP) is aiming to invest 15 Million Dirhams in 2019 to Increase the inventory of Film/TV/Broadcasting Equipment’s following increase in demand for Local and ......read more
UAE Team Emirates’ Fernando Gaviria claimed second on a wet day at the Giro d’Italia.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: The Colombian sprinter showed his competitive edge, ploughing forward in the closing kilometre to take up a good position on the wheel of one of his fellow riders at the front of the peloton.
The relentless rain ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 16, 2019: Cheered on by the packed stands, Dubai 2021 rallied from a set down to beat Surprise 3-1 and win a fourth NAS Volleyball Championship title for the franchise.
Winners of the title in 2015 and 2016, and also last year as F3, Dubai 2021 lost a close first set and were trailing 11-15 in the second, but fought back to level the scores at ......read more
Drive aims to bring the joy of reading and learning to young refugees
Sharjah, May 15, 2019
Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council (SMC), has launched the fifth edition of Kan Yama Kan (KYK) Book Donation Campaign. An affiliate of the UAE Board on Books for Young People (UAEBBY), the book donation drive – designed to bring community together to ......read more
Deadline to receive submissions is 1st of October
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 May 2019: The Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its 14th edition (the 2019-20 Awards).
The nomination process is open until October 2019, with the call for submissions following the Award’s Presentation Ceremony, held at Louvre Abu Dhabi, under the patronage ......read more
UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi shone on Stage four of the Giro as late crashes impacted the peloton.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 15, 2019: It was another drama-filled day, as once again late crashes changed the dynamic of the race coming into the closing stages. With the peloton approaching the 12km to go mark, the first crash took down a handful of ......read more
Veera Pandian steers Titans CC into the quarterfinals of NAS Cricket
May 15, 2019 – Kuwait’s Abdulaziz Al Shatti won a gold and a bronze in the NAS Fencing Championship, while Egypt’s Alaaeldin Abouelkassem – the first Arab and African fencer to win a medal at the Olympics when he returned home with a men’s foil silver from the 2012 London Games – had ......read more
Riders will compete for world titles in ten age-group categories as ADIMSC opens wakeboard academy
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 May, 2019: The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation’s (IWWF) Executive Board has approved the bid for the 2019 IWWF World Wakeboard Championships to be held in Abu Dhabi.
The event will be organised by the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club ......read more
Leading Middle East SVOD entertainment platform and powerhouse regional electronic retailer have joined forces to offer unrivalled content to DG Member Programme
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; May 14, 2019: STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region, has entered into a strategic alliance with Sharaf DG, one of the region’s most successful ......read more
May 13, 2019 - DUBAI, UAE – Surprise will meet Dubai 2021 in the final of the NAS Volleyball Championships, both going through after prevailing in thrilling five-setters in the semi-finals.
Surprise, the 2017 champions, fought back from 1-2 down to defeat Bin Thani 16-25, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 15-8, with Moroccan professional Mohammed Al Hachdadi topping the points chart for them with 29 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 13, 2019: His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, has congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and owner of Manchester City, following the club’s second successive English Premier League title and the fourth overall since his purchase ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: UAE Team Emirates kicked off their pursuit of Giro d’Italia glory, with Italian Diego Ulissi coming in 17th during today’s opening stage.
The 8km Individual Time Trial (ITT) saw riders set off an a flat route before taking on a tough 2km ascent to the finish, where Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) took the stage ......read more
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD: First Five Cities Revealed for New Call of Duty Esports League
12 May 19: Following the blueprint established and validated with the Overwatch League, Activision Blizzard has started the team sales process for a professional Call of Duty esports league and has already sold five franchises for Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Paris and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Whilst some of UAE Team Emirates’ riders have launched their challenge at the first Grand Tour of the season – the Giro d’Italia – another team will be competing for silverware in the Sunshine State, as they compete at the Amgen Tour of California (12-18 May).
With an average age of just 26-years-old, ......read more
Reigning world freestyle champion Al Mulla stays on course for seventh straight Grand Prix triumph
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 12 May, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer produced a sparkling performance in the Grand Prix of Portugal to present himself as a serious title challenger in the 2019 UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.
The Emirati hit the front from the start of the ......read more
10-year-old Sheikha Al Najjar takes part for the second year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 12, 2019: Moroccan Anouar El Ghouz and Betlhem Belayneh of Ethiopia won the men’s and women’s title respectively in the 10km professional category of the NAS Running Challenge, which saw more than 1,600 runners of different age and nationalities take part.
El Ghouz, who ......read more
Young kart racer from Oman wins five rounds in a row
Dubai, UAE, 11 May 2019: Omani kart sensation Shonal Kunimal won the fifth and final round of the Dubai Bambino Cup on Saturday (11 May) at Dubai Kartdrome to finish a perfect season and claim the 2018-2019 championship over Anthony Joe Khalil by 31 points.
Since October of 2018 Kunimal has withstood challenge after challenge, ......read more
Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding makes its NAS Sports Tournament debut
May 11, 2019 - DUBAI – Surprise have booked their place in the semi-final of the NAS Volleyball Championship following an engrossing 3-1 win over defending champions Dubai 2020 on Friday night at a packed Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex.
The 2017 champions will now meet Bin Thani in the first of the two semi-finals on ......read more
from Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald and Emmy-winning producer John Battsek
The film which will air in the Middle East at the same time as globally promises exclusive access and never-before-seen footage from the dramatic 2018 rescue of a youth soccer team trapped in flooding cave in Northern Thailand
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 09, 2019: Fresh from the ......read more
Hamza and Farooq lead Abu Dhabi Tigers to stunning win on opening night of NAS Cricket at Wombats Cricket Ground
May 08, 2019 - DUBAI - HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the National Olympic Committee, graced the opening the ceremony of the 7th Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on Tuesday night.
HE Mattar Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 08, 2019: UAE Team Emirates will be hunting stage victories at the Giro d’Italia as Colombian sprinter, Fernando Gaviria tops the line-up of riders looking for success at the opening Grand Tour of the season.
Despite only one previous appearance at Italy’s most famous stage race, Gaviria has four stage wins under his ......read more
Say Hello to Pure Protection with 100% Pampers Dryness and 0% Compromise
May 07, 2019: Some parents are looking for product options with plant-based ingredients and don’t want to sacrifice performance. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers that are crafted with Premium cotton, ......read more
Sky News Arabia marks Ramadan with exclusive content across TV, digital and radio
Special segments to cover lifestyle, culture and history topics
Exclusive events with celebrity guests to be held at Sky News Arabia HQ
Abu Dhabi, Monday 6 May 2019: Sky News Arabia has announced a special series of events and line-up of programs across all of its TV, radio and digital ......read more
May 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
UAE Team Emirates’ Rui Costa kept the team’s fine run of form going as he climbed onto the second step of the podium at the Tour de Romandie on Sunday afternoon. It is Costa’s fourth podium at the race, following third place finishes in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
The Portuguese rider, who is a former World Champion, attempted to close the time gap in ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019: Charity, faith, wellness, food and entertainment. People from around the world have already started flocking to Twitter to engage in the public Ramadan conversation. Today, Twitter is sharing what it has lined up for its users this Ramadan and is taking a look into the conversations in the lead up to the holy ......read more
05 May 2019, Dubai, UAE: In keeping with the spirit of Ramadan, Instagram is launching its first ever Ramadan campaign – #MonthOfGood – calling on the global community to celebrate and share kindness on its platform. To coincide with the campaign, Instagram is also launching its first ever Ramadan camera effect “Lantern”, to encourage members of the Instagram ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019: The World Free Zones Organization (World FZO) partnered with the North Macedonia Free Zones Authority to hold the first European Free Zones Summit in Skopje, North Macedonia between May 2nd and May 4th, 2019 to bring together over 350 high ranking officials to discuss shared challenges, best practices and new collaborations amongst free zones of ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019: The UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy continues to inspire future cycling champions, with hundreds turning out at Yas Marina Circuit to celebrate the success of the team’s latest cycling initiative.
Over 120 youngsters took part in the UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy Open Day, with time trial races, skills challenges ......read more
The player takes home the trophy and a stunning OMEGA Speedmaster 38mm
May 5th 2019, Dubai, UAE: Following three days of enthralling and exciting golf, the first-ever OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic has concluded in victory for Nuria Iturrios from Spain. The golfer, who played strongly throughout the competition, finished with a 1 stroke lead on the renowned Faldo course at Emirates ......read more
Dubai, UAE - May 04, 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff secured another podium finish at Eschborn-Frankfurt, but unfortunately it wasn’t to be a fifth successive victory for the sprinter.
A breakaway ruled the early hours of the race, but were eventually caught by the ferocious pace of the chasing group in the final kilometres. Approaching the closing ......read more
Abu Dhabi LOC hosts representatives from the LOCs for Sweden 2021 and Berlin 2023 alongside Special Olympics International to share knowledge and learnings
Abu Dhabi, 2nd May 2019: The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is conducting meetings with key officials from Special Olympics International, Berlin and Sweden this week ......read more
Fostering disruptive innovations from young minds throughout the region
Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2019: Dubai Electronic Security Center recently organized in partnership with Comae Technologies a conference technically titled as (OPCDE) which hosted more than 200 delegates. The technical cyber security conference (OPCDE) gathered security researchers, professionals and cyber security ......read more
The winners received an all-expense paid photo-tour in Iceland to rewrite the rules of smartphone photography with HUAWEI P30 Pro
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 1, 2019 - Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) alongside the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), one of the world’s most renowned photography associations, is ......read more
Enjoy a range of Pokemon collectable action figures and plush toys from the soon to be released Detective Pikachu movie
Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2019: Are you ready for the exciting new movie release from children’s cult favourite, Pokemon? The movie is set to feature a whole host of cute and mystical Pokemon creatures with Ryan Reynolds starring as the voice of the leading character ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2019: Ramadan is an important time of the year for billions of people around the world who come together to spend quality time with family. Bringing the world closer together, Facebook’s online community continues to grow with its user base reaching 183M in the MENA region – 86 percent of whom celebrate Ramadan. This surge in consumption provides ......read more
Dubai, 30 April 2019: Break your fast at a unique venue this Ramadan with Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest theme park destination in the Middle East, which will come alive with family-friendly activities and sumptuous Iftar buffets at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, MOTIONGATE™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai.
The destination will be open all through the Holy Month ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2019: IMG Worlds of Adventure, owned by the Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group has announced promotional packages today to celebrate the Holy month of fasting. To honour this special month of fasting, IMG has designed various customized packages which include an Iftar and cinema tickets for the guest hoping to experience something, a little more traditional over ......read more
Anita Sande wins the Division 1 category and Sharjah riders continue their winning streak
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: The 2018/ 2019 Show Jumping season came to a successful end on Saturday evening with the finals being held across 10 classes over a span of three days. All competitions were held in the indoor sand arena of the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club (SERC) under the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 29, 2019: UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff will look to retain his Eschborn Frankfurt title this week as he heads to Germany, captaining a strong line-up of riders hoping to continue the team’s fine run of form.
Kristoff has been one of the team’s best performers over the past two seasons and will be looking to build on his top ......read more
Team Emirates tops Corporate ranking and LD Russia nabs Nations Cup
Dubai, UAE, 29 April 2019: Emirates Racing, with drivers Mohammad Mattar, Romaldo Labrooy, Ramez Azzam and captain Arjun Manjunath, held off Pro champion Bin Drai Karting Team in the second round of the 2019 Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship, to wrap up back-to-back wins for the team from Emirates ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 27 April, 2019: Manea Habeeb Almarzooqi completed a hat-trick of victories in the third round of the UAE Fly Board Championship in Abu Dhabi.
Adding to his successes in the first two rounds Almarzooqi won from Ali Saeed Al Hemeiri in second and Saud Hassan Alhammadi in third, in the event hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club at the weekend ......read more
Storytellers and Palestinian embroidery experts use festival platform to share knowledge and heritage and demonstrate importance of age-old art forms in spreading global message of tolerance
Four-day celebration of Islamic cultures poised to enter final day
Abu Dhabi, April 27, 2019: The 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival (OIC), held under the patronage of His ......read more
Dubai, 27 April 2019: BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood-themed park, part of Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is hosting sensational Indian musical duo Salim-Sulaiman on May 3rd in front of Rajmahal Theatre.
Salim-Sulaiman are among India's most respected composers and have produced ......read more