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Ibrahim, Ahli move into Quarterfinals of NAS Padel Championship along with Perpina and Barroso

DUBAI – April 18, 2021:  Omar Ibrahim and Rashed Adil Ahli are through to the quarterfinals of the NAS Padel Championship Men’s Bronze Category after cruising past Mohammed Al Shaikh and Omar Gargash with a 6-2, 6-0 win. Jordi Perpina and Ignacio Barroso also moved into the last eight of the Men’s Bronze Category, defeating siblings Khalfan Juma Belhoul and Khaled Juma Belhoul 6-3, 6-3. In the Golden Category matches on Saturday night, Saeed Al Marri and Claudio Bobadilla defeated Javier Molina and Oscar Leiva 6-2, 6-3 and Cristian Donnet and Andre Delmar edged Roc Ballester Relat and Daniel Castillejo 6-3, 6-3 to book their place in the quarterfinals. Organised by Dubai Sports Council, the NAS Sports Tournament has been one of the top sporting attractions during the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013, and ......read more

Saeed Bin Maktoum: NAS Sports Tournament has Contributed to the Spread and Development of Padel in UAE

United Arab Emirates -  April 17, 2021:  Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, President of UAE Padel Association, has praised Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament for the crucial role it has played in spreading the sport of padel locally and for attracting many new recruits to the sport, which is also called paddle tennis in some parts of the world. Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum said: “The sport would not have reached the level it has and spread as widely as it has had it not been for the support and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai. His Highness’ support for padel has been unlimited and it has allowed the sport to grow and prosper. He has issued directions on the construction of new courts and ......read more

Trentin Grabs Podium After Brave Solo Ride in Belgium

3rd at De Brabantse Pijl for the Italian     United Arab Emirates -  April 15, 2021:   Matteo Trentin opened the Ardennes campaign on a promising note for UAE Team Emirates with 3rd place at De Brabantse Pijl.   The Emirati squad were active throughout the day with Sven Erik Bystrom covering the attacks in the later half of the race, paving the way for Trentin to make his move off the front of the peloton.   Trentin went for a long-range solo attack from an elite group of riders with over 25km to go building up a lead of over 20’’ as they crossed the line for the final lap of the circuit in Overijse in Belgium.   With 8km to go Trentin was joined by Tom Pidcock (Ineos-Grenadiers) and Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and this trio would go on to form the race ......read more

SWPA Overall Winners 2021

PROFESSIONAL, OPEN, STUDENT AND YOUTH WINNERS ANNOUNCED        © Craig Easton   United Arab Emirates -  April 15, 2021:  The World Photography Organisation is delighted to announce the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The Photographer of the Year title and accompanying $25,000 (USD) cash prize and a range of Sony’s digital imaging kit is awarded to the esteemed documentarian Craig Easton (United Kingdom) for his series Bank Top. Also announced are the ten category winners alongside 2nd and 3rd place of the Professional competition as well as overall winners of the Open, Student and Youth competitions.   Winners are revealed in a celebratory announcement video hosted by CEO of the World Photography Organisation Scott Gray and ......read more

Dubai Sports World Returns for 11th Edition With Action-packed Lineup

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - April 12, 2021: Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), in association with the Dubai Sports Council, has announced the return of Dubai Sports World (DSW). Now in its 11th edition, the action-packed sports and fitness event will run until 22nd September 2021 and is set to feature an exciting range of activities, in addition to hosting a number of leading sports academies. DWTC has transformed its halls into a multi-sports destination hosting an exhilarating line-up of sports activities including football, basketball, cricket, badminton, tennis, volleyball, padel tennis and table tennis, while DSW has organised a team of fully trained staff members to assist with various sports activities.    All sporting activities within DWTC abide by the guidelines issued by the Government of Dubai and the Dubai ......read more

Dubai Sports Council Signs Cooperation Deal with Kooora

United Arab Emirates -  April 11, 2021:   Dubai Sports Council and Kooora website have signed a cooperation agreement to unite the efforts of the two parties in raising awareness about the importance of sports and physical activity among all members of Dubai’s diverse community, and encouraging them to adopt it as part of their daily lifestyle. The agreement was signed at the headquarters of Dubai Sports Council by His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, and Mustafa Mohammed, Chief Operating Office at Kooora, in the presence of Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council. Under the agreement, Kooora becomes a strategic digital partner of Dubai Sports Council, and will support the Council’s efforts to promote sports and physical activity, as well ......read more

Pogačar 3rd Overall After Monumental Ride at Itzulia Basque Country

United Arab Emirates -  April 11, 2021:   The drama of this weeks Itzulia Basque Country continued right to the end with Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) taking the overall title and a valiant 3rd place for Tadej Pogačar (+1 ’07”).   The last stage, a relatively short (111.9 km from Ondarroa to Arrate) but very demanding ride with 7 mountain climbs began with Brandon McNulty in the yellow jersey as leader and Tadej Pogačar in 5th place.   With just over 60 km from the finish, a large group moved away over the top of the Elosua Climb which allowed Primoz Roglic to escape from the main group led by UAE Team Emirates.   After a frantic chase by Hirschi and Pogačar, McNulty lost contact from the group and would concede the yellow jersey. Pogačar remained to fight ......read more

Al Montazah Parks Will Be Closed During the Holy Month of Ramadan

Sharjah, 10 April, 2021:  Al Montazah Parks, Sharjah’s impressive leisure and amusement destination, will be closed during the holy month of Ramadan for regular maintenance work and expansion of existing games and facilities. The destination announced that new attractions will be added during this period and will reopen its doors with more exciting activities after Ramadan, on the first day of Eid Al Fitr. The next season of “Ladies Day” will start from 25 May until 12 October 2021. Additional activities and events will be announced later.  The announcement comes within the framework of the destination's keenness to provide the best for its visitors and enrich their experience. With an upgrade in activities and experiences, the park aims to add more fuel to the tourism sector revival and ensure ......read more

Twitter Calls for Public Input on Approach to World Leaders-

The survey is available in 14 languages including Arabic United Arab Emirates -  April 10, 2021:   Two years ago, Twitter explained its principles and approach to world leaders on the platform. Today, Twitter is calling for the public’s input on how it regulates world leaders on the platform with the aim to ensure those policies remain relevant in the ever-evolving landscape of political discourse on Twitter, while continuing to protect the health of public conversation.  Twitter recently announced the launch of a public survey, which will help inform the development of its policy framework. The survey poses the question on whether or not the public believes world leaders should be subject to the same rules as others on Twitter. And, should they violate a rule, what type of enforcement action is ......read more

Akhbar Al Aan Reveals a Fresh New Visual Identity and its New Positioning ‘The Story Belongs to Everyone''

● Inspirational talk held with experienced media personalities from the Arab region   ● Innovative media approach aims to convey the news and narrate inspiring stories for the young generation   United Arab Emirates -  April 08, 2021:  Akhbar Al Aan has launched its new positioning ‘The Story Belongs to Everyone’ inspired by some of the most important and influential stories known in the Arab media. The launch is a step closer to Akhbar Al Aan’s efforts to provide an innovative platform where the young generation can express their opinions, aspirations, concerns, and ideas, and directly contribute to building a brighter future.     During the launch ceremony, Akhbar Al Aan held a talk featuring leading media professionals and known personalities in ......read more

Moroccan Football Star Achraf Hakimi and Egyptian Midfielder Trézéguet Swap Their Football Boots for Their Smartphones for Free Fire Charity

Dubai, 08 April 2021: Professional football stars – Moroccan full-back Achraf Hakimi and Egyptian midfielder Trézéguet will be putting their Free Fire skills to the test as they go head-to-head in an online Free Fire charity competition.   Hakimi who plays for Inter Milan in the Serie A and Trézéguet who plays for Aston Villa in the English Premier League, will swap their football boots for their smartphones on April 9th at 7PM GMT+2 (Egypt time) or 6PM GMT+1 (Morocco time).              The winner of the competition will be rewarded with USD $20,000, which will be donated to a charity of his choice. The competition will see them navigate their way around the Free Fire battlefield, overcoming any challenges with the aim to seek survival and be the last person ......read more

IMG Worlds of Adventure will be closed during the Holy month of Ramadan 2021 for Refurbishments and Maintenance of Park, From 13th April till 6th May 2021

Dubai- 8th April, 2021:  IMG Worlds will be temporarily closed to the public during the holy month of Ramadan starting from 13th April 2021 (Tuesday) to 06th May 2021 (Thursday). During this period, Novo Cinemas will remain opened but the park will undergo an annual maintenance and renovation of all rides & attractions, related machinery and equipment as part of Health & safety compliance.  The refurbishment’s plans are necessary to keep the parks and rides safe for our guests and team members and it is always been our top priority to take into consideration extra precautions & high safety measure. These precautionary measures are put into place to safeguard everyone and offer world class experience to our guests while visiting the park.  The Park will be reopening for guests from 7th May just ......read more

Long Fingernails Break Guinness World Records™ Title Before Cut

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS AND RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! COLLABORATE TO UPDATE TITLE AND NEW DISPLAY FOR LONGEST FINGERNAILS    April 07, 2021: Guinness World Records (GWR), in collaboration with Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, unveils new measurements for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) at 733.55 cm (24 ft 0.7 in), held by Ayanna Williams (USA).  After cultivating them for nearly 3 decades, the Texas- native and record-holder cut her iconic nails to embark on a new chapter in her life.  The global authority in record-breaking achievements partnered with Ripley’s Believe it or Not! on Ayanna’s final nail measurements before her nail cutting procedure in Fort Worth, TX, USA.  Her record-breaking nails are now ......read more

Calling Young UAE Rallying Hopefuls – EMSO Launches New Path to the Top

Ben Sulayem says FIA Rally Star programme gives grass roots enthusiasts great opportunity to chase their dreams on world stage Dubai, UAE, 7th April, 2021: Young UAE motor sport fans with dreams of becoming a new star of the FIA World Rally Championship get their chance this weekend to begin steering a path from grass roots level towards the very top. The Emirates Motorsports Organization (EMSO) today announced details of its selection process for the new FIA Rally Star programme which is open for drivers aged from 17-26, and is designed by the sport’s world governing body to discover the next generation of talent. A series of nine Rally At Home digital motor sport challenges starting on Saturday, combined with an arrive and drive slalom event with real saloon cars, will decide the UAE winners qualifying for one of six ......read more

Dubai Culture Launches Second Edition of Ramadan Heroes

-          Consolidating the values of charitable work and human solidarity. -          Providing safe meals and Ramadan boxes for workers and needy families through talabat. -          Supporting the UAE's agenda of achieving global sustainable development goals. -          Enhancing cooperation to consolidate the process of giving based on the approach of the founders of the UAE. -          Harnessing technology and uniting efforts to serve noble humanitarian causes.   Dubai, UAE, 7 April 2021:  With the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), in consolidation of its humanitarian community initiatives, is promoting the spirit and values of giving ......read more

Twitter Calls for Public Input on Approach to World Leaders

The survey is available in 14 languages including Arabic United Arab Emirates -  April 07, 2021:   Two years ago, Twitter explained its principles and approach to world leaders on the platform. Today, Twitter is calling for the public’s input on how it regulates world leaders on the platform with the aim to ensure those policies remain relevant in the ever-evolving landscape of political discourse on Twitter, while continuing to protect the health of public conversation.  Twitter recently announced the launch of a public survey, which will help inform the development of its policy framework. The survey poses the question on whether or not the public believes world leaders should be subject to the same rules as others on Twitter. And, should they violate a rule, what type of enforcement action is ......read more

McNulty Second in Itzulia Basque Country Opening Time Trial

American pipped by Roglic by just 2 seconds; Pogačar 5th      United Arab Emirates -  April 06, 2021:   Just two seconds separated Brandon McNulty from winning the opening time trial of the Itzulia Basque Country 2021.   The Basque World Tour stage race kicked off with a 13.9 km time trial held in Bilbao on a very tricky course. The riders immediately started with a 2.6 km climb with a maximum gradient of 11%, followed by a long stretch of descent to a final ramp of 500 meters with a peak of 19% maximum gradient.   The American from UAE Team Emirates put in a quality performance, completing the course in 17’19” averaging just under 50 km/h. Victory went to Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) by just 2″.    Tadej Pogačar finished the time ......read more

Sharjah Cricket Council Announces Second Innings of CBFS

Designed to target young talent and boost grass root participation    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates -  April 06, 2021:   The legendary Cricketers Benefit Fund Series (CBFS) that catapulted the Sharjah Stadium onto the global stage and stands as a uniquely successful enterprise is being reactivated with the aim of giving a major and tangible boost to the harnessing of nascent cricket talent in the region.  The second innings of the phenomenally successful experiment will encourage local cricket academies to give their players a chance to compete against each other and gain vital experience, providing a perfect channel for cricket in the UAE to flourish from the grass roots.  With 2-day test matches being played by the elite division and the Under-19’s, not to mention regular playing ......read more

UAE's Young Talents to Rub Shoulders with World's Top Professionals at NAS Padel Championship

Top international players will be in Dubai for the FIP Stars tournament, which will be part of this Ramadan’s NAS Padel Championship    United Arab Emirates -  April 04, 2021:    The UAE’s best young padel tennis talents will be rubbing shoulders with the sport’s top professionals at next month’s Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament as the organisers have added an International Pedal Federation (FIP) tournament to this year’s AED 199,000 NAS Padel Championship, which will take place at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex’s Padel Arena from April 14 to April 27. The FIP Stars tournament will be an internationally ranked event regulated by the International Padel Federation with a prize purse of AED 45,000, which will be distributed as per International Pedal Federation ......read more

Cyclists Take Over the Streets of Dubai for Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge

Dubai, 3 April 2021:  Following a series of successful Build-Up Rides, the 11th edition of the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge took place earlier today applying a full Covid-19 management plan.     Set against the most spectacular views of the city, UAE’s thriving cycling community took full advantage to enjoy the opportunity to ride and race their bikes over 94km through the streets of Dubai.   The 2021 event and route included many innovations, including the ever-famous Global Village and much anticipated Expo 2020 Dubai grounds, with the race start and finish located at the Dubai Sport City.   The leading men’s invitation group started out at a steady and fast pace, but in the end they were taken by surprise as 16 year old Lance Lumanlan got the jump on the ......read more

Father and Son Set to Compete in Self Made Triathlon

United Arab Emirates -  April 01, 2021:   Three weeks ago, a promise was made to Rio that Team AngelWolf were going to compete in the IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai. Unfortunately, just an hour before the start of the race, they weren’t able to participate. The family were heartbroken.  Since then Team AngelWolf and IRONMAN have had the chance to discuss any future opportunities of Rio and Nick being able to race in any future IRONMAN races. The family has decided to create their own middle-distance triathlon. Keeping Rio’s promise, on Saturday 3rd April, the father and son are set to compete in a self-made middle-distance triathlon named ‘Rio’s Race’. Setting off from with a swim opposite Umm Suqeim Park at 06.30 AM, the duo will complete a 1.9km swim, a 90km bike ride and 21km ......read more

Yousif Mirza Wins UAE TT Championships

32 year old takes 8th career time trial victory title in Dubai     United Arab Emirates -  March 31, 2021:   Yousif Mirza put in a storming ride to win the United Arab Emirates time trial championships in Al Hamriya, Dubai.   The Emirati veteran had an average speed of 48kmph over the 30km course despite testing wind conditions, putting over 3 minutes into the second placed rider.   This win adds to the clean sweep for Mirza who also won the UAE Road Championships earlier in the year for the 11th time.   Yousif Mirza: “I was feeling really strong in the race. It was a windy day out there but I managed to do a good ride and win quite well in the end. I’d like to thank the fans here in UAE. It’s always an honour to race here on home roads and I’m ......read more

Trentin Climbs Podium at Gent-Wevelgem

Hirschi seventh in Catalunya   United Arab Emirates -  March 29, 2021:  After a day long escape, Matteo Trentin put in a stellar performance at Gent-Wevelgem to take third place and claim his first podium in a major classic. The Italian was beaten in the final sprint only by Wout Van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and second place Giacomo Nizzolo (Team Qhubeka ASSOS).   The 248 km course was marked by wind which caused an elite group of 20riders to go clear early. Sven Erik Bystrøm and Trentin infiltrated the group before Trentin took flight on the Kemmelberg with a group of 7 in what proved to be the race winning move.   The final was decided in a sprint with the former European Champion from UAE Team Emirates claiming third place.   Trentin: “The race was very good but tough. ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Rider Molano Takes Podium in Catalunya

3rd for Colombian in sprint finale   United Arab Emirates -  March 28, 2021:  Sebastian Molano came close to his first triumph of the season with a third place on stage 6 of the Volta Catalunya.   The Emirati squad managed the final kilometres perfectly, ensuring Molano got over the final Cat 3 climb which came 14km from the line to dispute the sprint.   The win went to Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) who got the better of Daryl Impey (Israel Start Up Nation) and Molano, who rounded out the podium.   Molano : ”I’m pleased with the performance today. The team worked well as a group and got me over the final climb in a perfect position. I had to brake hard and lost position a little in the final kilometre. I got back up to speed and managed to get a result. It feels good ......read more

Registration for Camel Training is now Open

United Arab Emirates -  March 28, 2021:  On the footsteps of the forefathers, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) is preparing for the upcoming Camel Trek 2021. As customary, HHC has opened registration for nationals and UAE’s expats to train on camel backs until the next phase of shortlisting the new riders of the annual Camel Trek. This journey into the past, for nights and days crossing UAE’s desert, has gained worldwide popularity over the years, and certainly needs participants with strong “will and might to endure”.  To begin with, training is essential and will be held at the camel farm managed by experts in the field who will teach willing participants the basics of riding, feeding and taking care of camels without any aid. Nationals and expats in the UAE are encouraged to ......read more

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Introducing Music in the MENA Region…

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The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi Announces Updated List of “Green List” ...…

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15th Fazza Championship for Freediving concludes on a high note in Dubai…

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Dubai Culture Launches The Reading Box 2021 in a Digital Format…

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Global Village breaks 16th Guinness World Records™ Title in Support of the UAE National Vaccination ...…

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French Open Champion Iga Swiatek To Make Her Debut At Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:    Iga Swiatek stunned the tennis world in October when she swept to the French Open title in record-breaking fashion to announce her arrival as a major new star.  And she will be hoping to stage a similar run to the title when she makes her debut at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships next week. The 19 year-old overcame 2020 ......read more

Pogačar Extends Contract With UAE Team Emirates Through to 2026…

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Twitter Introduces Labels for the COVID-19 Vaccine as It Continues Its Fight Against Misinformation…

2,400 accounts suspended and 11.5 million challenged since Twitter launched its COVID-19 guidance   United Arab Emirates -  March 02, 2021:    As the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines expands, people continue to turn to Twitter to find the latest authoritative public health information. Continuing its efforts to remove harmful and misleading information from the ......read more

Professional Competition 2021 l Finalists and Shortlist Announced…

United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:   The World Photography Organisation is pleased to reveal the finalist and shortlisted photographers in the Professional competition for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. Now in its 14th year, the Awards’ Professional competition rewards a remarkable body of work for technical excellence and a fresh perspective on contemporary ......read more

Musical Fireworks return to Global Village for final weeks of Jubilee Season…

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Dubai Sports Council Launches its 7th Annual Development Program for Dubai Club Coaches…

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48 Emiratis in 24 Teams Compete at Fazza Championship for Shooting – Saktoun Rifle for UAE Nationals…

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WarnerMedia and OSN Launch Adult Swim Pop-Up Channel this Month…

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Pogacar Takes Second to Keep Race Lead in Tense Jebel Jais Mountain Finish…

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UAE Team Emirates Take Leaders Jersey After UAE Tour Second Stage…

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Pivotal Win for Ghantoot Polo and Bangash Polo Teams at the IFZA Gold Cup 2021 Qualifiers…

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Saluki Championship Finals finish strong in Dubai…

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Brave Team Performance Puts Pogacar in Prime Position After Stage 1 of the UAE Tour…

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New Gallery & Art Collection by Kristel Bechara…

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UAE Falconers League Concludes on a High Note…

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Simona Halep Ready to Defend Her Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Title…

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Huawei Announces the UAE Country Winners of its Huawei Developer Competition 2020…

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National Awards 2021 UAE Winner Announced…

© Mireia Vilaplana, United Arab Emirates, National Award Winner, Sony World Photography Awards 2021 United Arab Emirates -  February 09, 2021:   The World Photography Organisation and Sony Middle East & Africa are delighted to reveal Mireia Vilaplana as UAE’s National Award winner for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021.  The National Awards program ......read more

Brave Northern Warriors' Comeback Show Conquers Delhi Bulls to Emerge Champions…

Northern Warriors’ young off-spinner Maheesh Theekshan and medium-pacer Dhananjaya Lakshan backed by UAE's medium-pacer Junaid Siddique choke Delhi Bulls to win the title for the second time United Arab Emirates -  February 07, 2021:   Through disciplined bowling from Sri Lanka's promising players 20-year-old off-spinner Maheesh Theekshana and 22-year-old ......read more

Qalandars Bow Out to Team Abu Dhabi After Insipid Batting Show…

Team Abu Dhabi restricted Qalandars to 83 for 7 and raced to the target through Ben Duckett’s stubborn unbeaten 27 and Joe Clarke’s 22 runs Match Report United Arab Emirates -  February 06, 2021:     An insipid batting performance from Qalandars resulted in their team that looked formidable with five consecutive victories crash to Team Abu Dhabi by ......read more

Sheikhs Category in the UAE Falconers League to Commence on February 9 in Dubai…

• Two rounds will be held in Dubai while Rounds 3-5 will be held in Abu Dhabi   Dubai, February 6, 2021:  Six falconry teams are participating in the Sheikhs Category of the UAE Falconers League, a collaboration between the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) and Abu Dhabi Falconers Club.   The participating teams are al Dhafra, "F3", Baynunah, ......read more

World's Top Women's Stars To Battle For Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Trophy…

United Arab Emirates -  February 04, 2021:    An incredible nine of the world’s top 10 and 17 of the top 20 women will be competing for one of the most sought-after trophies in the sport when the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships 2021 begins next month.  Long one of the UAE’s top sporting events, the two-week festival of tennis begins with the WTA 1000 ......read more

Northern Warriors' Power-hitters Lift Team to Fourth Successive Victory…

Rovman Powell’s unbeaten 51 help Warriors post 143 for 4. Gladiators fall short of the target by three runs despite Azam Khan’s breezy half century and Anwar Ali’s 10-ball unbeaten 35     United Arab Emirates -  February 03, 2021:   Northern Warriors power-hitters carried their team to their fourth successive victory in five matches. In the third ......read more

2021 Saudi International Powered by Softbank Investment Advisers Preview: The Inside Story on Saudi ...…

February 2, 2021:  Ahead of the 2021 Saudi International powered by Softbank Investment Advisers, Saudi Arabia National Team coach Jamie McConnell gives exclusive insight into the preparations and form of the three leading Saudi Arabian players competing at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club from Thursday’s European Tour event  Saud Alsharif Form  “Saud played ......read more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi and Almarai Announce Winner of 10th Annual ‘Moments' Photography ...…

Salem Sarhan, age 27, becomes first Emirati to win competition in its ten-year history Salem’s winning image captures his brothers performing their devotion at home, following the closure of places of worship during the pandemic The two runner-up entries depict a Palestinian barber cutting relatives’ and neighbors’ hair in the street, and a calligrapher in Jordan working ......read more

Qalandars Glide past Deccan Gladiators through a Captain's Knock by Akhtar and Tight Bowling…

Sohail Akhtar's unbeaten 71 help Qalandars post 118 for 3 and restrict Deccan Gladiators to 85 for 8 through accurate bowling Abu Dhabi, January 31, 2021  A brilliant captain’s knock from Sohail Akhtar and a fine display of tight bowling helped Qalandars inflict a 33-run defeat on Deccan Gladiator in the 12th match of the Alubond Abu Dhabi T10 at the Abu Dhabi Zayed Cricket ......read more

McGarry comes to the fore once again in 10K, Garret and Ameir top in the 5K and 2.5K…

Dubai Sports Council’s Dubai Women’s Running Challenge heads for the finish line at Al Seef this Saturday with fourth and final stage     United Arab Emirates -  February 01, 2021:   The United Kingdom duo of Charlotte McGarry and Lisa Garrett topped the 10K and 5K timesheets in Stage 3 of Dubai Women’s Running Challenge at Dubai Garden Glow in ......read more

Alubond Secures Title Sponsorship of Abu Dhabi T10…

Tournament to be renamed Alubond Abu Dhabi T10 powered by Sky 247 Alubond secures rights for US$1 Million Abu Dhabi, January 31, 2021    Abu Dhabi T10 today announced Alubond, the world’s leading metal composite panel brand, as the title sponsor of the tournament.  Alubond, a global brand with a worldwide network of over 100 countries and manufacturing facilities in ......read more

Zahoor Khan and Delport help Deccan Gladiators Record their First Victory…

Team Abu Dhabi pay the price for a poor start and crash to a six-wicket defeat in their first match of the fourth edition Abu Dhabi, January 30, 2021:  UAE’s medium pacer Zahoor Khan and South Africa’s experienced batsman Cameron Delport steered Deccan Gladiators to a six-wicket win over Team Abu Dhabi in third match of the second day of the Abu Dhabi T10 at the Abu Dhabi ......read more

Dubai Sports Council honours ‘7 Emirates Run' founder Lauxen for his Service to Community…

United Arab Emirates -  January 30, 2021:   Dubai Sports Council has honoured UAE-based German ultrarunner Wendelin Lauxen - holder of Guinness World Record for 'Fastest time to complete a marathon on each of the 7 continents', and also founder and lead act of the “7 Emirates Run” – for his contribution to charitable causes through sports. Lauxen, who is ......read more

17 Expats from 12 Countries Vie for Supremacy at 2nd Camel Trek Race for Expats…

- Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Hamdan witness the Camel Trek Race - 2021 for expats - Italian Camila Rodriguez wins first-place in the 1km race Dubai, 28 January 2021:  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, witnessed ......read more

Abu Dhabi T10 Starts: All You Need to Know…

World’s eyes turn to Zayed Cricket Stadium for The Abu Dhabi T10 Date: Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 27, 2021 Can Maratha Arabians become the first team to win back-to-back Abu Dhabi T10 titles or will we have a new name on the trophy? Will batsmen rule the roost or will bowlers have the upper hand? The time to find an answer to all these questions has finally arrived. 29 matches ......read more

Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride of Generations) Falconry Championship to kick off on January 30…

• Record number of elite falconers expected to participate in the competition   Dubai, 26 January 2021: The 9th edition of Fakhr Al Ajyal (Pride of Generations) Falconry Championship, where a record number of elite falconers are expected to participate, will run from January 30 until February 16 at Dubai’s Al Ruwayyah desert area.   Over the years, the annual ......read more

'The Entertainment in T10 is Even Higher than T20,' says Johnson Charles ahead of the New Season of ...…

~ Johnson Charles speaks about playing in the upcoming season of the Abu Dhabi T10 ~   Abu Dhabi, 26 January 2021: West Indies' wicketkeeper-batsman Johnson Charles, who has scored over 4,000 runs in T20s, is all set to turn up for the Bangla Tigers in the upcoming season of the Abu Dhabi T10, powered by sky247net. The competition will be played at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu ......read more

Qualifications for Saluki Championship 2021 to Start on January 29…

Juma Al Muhairi: Expect four days of excitement in Al Marmoom as local Saluki race pedigrees put on a show of speed and stamina Dubai, 26 January 2021: Dubai’s Al Marmoom racetracks will host one of the most popular heritage sports in UAE – the 14th Saluki Championship – for four consecutive days from January 29 until February 1.   Salukis, the Bedouin ......read more

Ian Poulter Empowers UAE National Team Golfer Ahmad Skaik to Achieve More in Sport…

Ahead of the Dubai Desert Classic, DP World releases a film exploring Ian Poulter’s year-long mentorship of the UAE’s number one players, Ahmad Skaik.    26 January 2021. Dubai, UAE:  To mark the second year of a mentorship program between Ryder Cup legend Ian Poulter and the UAE’s most promising golfer Ahmad Skaik, DP World releases a film that charts ......read more

Mai Dubai bats for Healthy Hydration as ‘Official Water Partner' of Abu Dhabi T10…

January 25, 2021 - Mai Dubai, the bottled water company, announced that for the fourth consecutive year it will keep some of the world’s best cricket players hydrated as the ‘Official Water Partner’ of the upcoming season of the Abu Dhabi T10.  The popular sport event will take place from January 28th to February 6th, 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. ......read more

Pampers Introduces the First Diaper Designed for Nighttime Wetness Protection and Un-interrupted ...…

Pampers Night range includes the softest diapers with trusted leakage performance for overnight protection.   January 25, 2021:   Sleep is crucial for babies’ development and well-being. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers with superior overnight dryness to provide skin comfort with ......read more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi and Almarai's 2020 ‘Moments' Competition Announces Shortlist…

• A total of 10 images have been shortlisted from over 27,000 entries received this year, from 23 countries across the Middle East   • The selection was made by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and National Geographic photographer Mohammad Muheisen and Hussam R. Abdulqader, CMO of Almarai   Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 25, 2021 - National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) and ......read more

Emirati Sultan Al Shamsi dominates 6th National Day Camel Marathon in Dubai…

• At 17, Sultan Al Shamsi is the youngest champion of the annual camel marathon organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center   Dubai, 24 January 2021:  Emirati teen Sultan Salem Al Shamsi, 17, overcame all odds and emerged victorious in the 6th National Day Camel Marathon, organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), at Dubai’s Al Marmoom racetrack on ......read more

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