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Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and National Geographic Release First Film on UAE Space Program

Emirati Astronauts Countdown to ISS Space Mission Take-off on September 25 Film premieres September 19 at 8pm UAE time on National Geographic Abu Dhabi    Abu Dhabi, September 19, 2019 --- National Geographic, in partnership with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), announced today the release of the first long film documenting the UAE’s extraordinary journey into space.    The brand-new documentary, which is the first of a 4-part film series, premieres on September 19 ahead of the historic International Space Station (ISS) Mission take-off, with Hazzaa AlMansoori as the first Emirati and only Arab aboard. Astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi will also be present at the launch, acting as reserve astronaut for the entire Mission.   The film is accompanied by short vignettes with exclusive coverage ......read more

Beat the heat at Bollywood Parks™ Dubai with rain, music and dance

Dubai, 18 September 2019:  Dreamed of dancing in the rain in Dubai? With BAARISH, you can practice your best Bollywood moves under raindrops at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the first and only theme park in the Middle East showcasing an authentic Bollywood experience. Guests can immerse themselves into music, dance and entertainment at the Mumbai Chowk zone near Victoria Station Café where renowned DJ’s Hani, Madmax, Sib, Jeff and Atul will perform live on September 20th. Cool off as you splash around and enjoy a spell of unusual weather along with full access to rides and attractions as well as free entry for kids up to the age of 12 years. Guests can enjoy special offers on multiple one-day park tickets, starting from just AED 35 per person for a group of six, AED 50 per person for a group of four, AED 75 per ......read more

Celebrating its 10th year, Ice Warrior Challenge promises a bigger and tougher show

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 18, 2019:   Hundreds of adrenaline junkies will trek to Ski Dubai this Friday to challenge one of the toughest commando assault course when the Ice Warrior Challenge returns for its 10th season. Organised by Ski Dubai and supported by Dubai Sports Council, the 2019 Ice Warrior Challenge, which is scheduled for a 6.30am start on September 20, has attracted a record number of entries with participants looking forward to the excitement of taking on different icy obstacles like monkey bar swings, tyre runs and net crawls in sub-zero temperatures. Celebrating their 10th year, organisers have promised a bigger, better and tougher Ice Warrior X, with part of the proceedings going to charity like every year in the past. Participants will be divided into four different categories ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Looking to Do the Italian Job With Three Days of Racing in Southern Europe

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 17, 2019:   As the dust settles on UAE Team Emirates’ success at the Vuelta a Espana, an all Italian squad of five head home to compete in two back-to-back one day races with the 195.5km Giro della Toscana in Lissone (September 18) and the 198.2km Coppa Sabatini in Legnano (19 September).   Sports Director Marco Marzano will lead the following riders:   • Simone Consonni • Nicolas Dalla Valle • Roberto Ferrari • Manuele Mori • Simone Petilli   Marco Marzano, Sports Director said: "The route of the Giro della Toscana is selective, and Petilli is our rider with the best qualities for this type of race. As for the Coppa Sabatini-GP Peccioli, it can suit a lot of different riders, and as it can also suit a ......read more

Al Qemzi Keeps Team Abu Dhabi on Course for Quadruple World Title Success

Emirati driver underlines F2 dominance in Portugal to become world champion with third race victory   Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 September, 2019: Team Abu Dhabi are half way towards their target of landing four major powerboat racing titles this season following Rashed Al Qemzi’s triumph in the UIM F2 World Championship.   Al Qemzi, who clinched his second F2 crown in three years by winning yesterday’s Grand Prix of Portugal in Ribadouro, was part of the four-man crew who secured the World Endurance Championships in Poland two months ago.   Team Abu Dhabi’s reigning UIM F1H2O world champion Shaun Torrente currently leads this year’s series and also tops the UIM XCAT World Championship standings with his title-winning partner from last season, Faleh Al Mansoori.   It means the ......read more

Nikon ME Launches Film Festival - Cinema Z

The Search for the region’s best Videographers and Filmmakers has begun – Register NOW!   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 16, 2019:   Nikon Middle East FZE is pleased to announce their very own Film Festival, Cinema Z, inviting all professional filmmakers and videography enthusiasts to participate and win over $20,000 worth of exciting prizes.   There are significant changes taking place in the movie making and video industry globally. Innovative approaches both technical and creative are changing and redefining the craft of film making and content creation.   With the objective of strengthening their relationships with the Videography and Filmmaking Community in the region, the Nikon Film Festival offers an ideal platform for professionals, enthusiasts and students to ......read more

A Proud Moment for the UAE as Pogacar Podiums at La Vuelta and Makes History for His Team

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 16, 2019:  History was made for the UAE today, as 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar stepped onto the Vuelta a Espana podium and proudly displayed the country’s flag on his jersey as he celebrated a landmark third place finish at one of the biggest bike races in the world. As he raised his hands in triumph, he became the first rider in UAE colours to ever grace the podium steps in a Grand Tour.    Pogacar’s remarkable performance during the 21-day Tour of Spain will also be remembered for his three spectacular stage wins, along with his winning of the coveted white jersey, which is given to the best young rider in the race.   His achievements marked the first Grand Tour podium for UAE Team Emirates since its inception in 2017 and took the team’s ......read more

Saxophone night with a view!

Level 43 to serenade guests with a weekly Saxophone Night   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:  Offering unmatched 360-degree views of Dubai's iconic skyline, Level 43 Sky Lounge is among the popular nightlife spots of the city. The outdoor views at this sky lounge are truly mesmerising post sun-down, and Level 43 is all set to get even more exciting with a special Saxophone Night on September 25th! Every Wednesday, guests at this popular nightlife hub will be serenaded with lilting tunes of the Saxophone followed by DJ Sveta’s groovy tunes. A gifted Saxophonist, Manuel Kev’s expertise extends across Jazz, Classical and Latin music. Passionate about fusing house music with other genres, Manuel’s symphonies are soulful and peppy! Joining Level 43’s musical line-up is DJ ......read more

Nominate your Nipper to be the face of The Studio Dubai!

** Dubai’s premier photography studio are on the hunt for a fresh new face – why not enter your little one today! **  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:  Is your little nipper aged between 1 and 6 years old? If so, they stand a chance of being chosen as the brand-new face of The Studio, Dubai’s top photography studio located in The Courtyard, Al Quoz, Dubai. Along with being the brand’s very own little mascot, a whole host of other cool prizes are up for grabs too! So if your child loves the camera and you would like to be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is submit a picture that you think captures them perfectly, along with completing a simple questionnaire. It couldn’t be easier! All you then need to do is keep you and your little nipper’s fingers ......read more

Al Qemzi Sets Early Pace in Portugal

Team Abu Dhabi driver in confident mood  as he looks to clinch F2 world title Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 September, 2019: T eam Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi produced more of the form which has seen him dominate the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship today in the countdown to the Grand Prix of Portugal. The Emirati driver, who is looking to secure his second F2 world title in three years with a third victory of the season in Ribadouro, set the early pace in official practice on the Albufeira da Pala reservoir course. His time of 46.16 was the fastest of the 21 challengers when he retired early from the session, and while Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas produced a late surge to clock a best lap of 46.03, Al Qemzi was in a confident mood as he prepared to chase a fourth successive pole position. He was faster than each of ......read more

Pogacar Wins His Third Stage and Rides Onto the Podium in the General Classificaton at La Vuelta

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 15, 2019:   UAE Team Emirates’ king of the climbs, Tadej Pogacar, blew away the competition in the mountains today to take his third stage win at La Vuelta and in doing so not only secured a place on the podium in Madrid, but claimed the coveted white jersey as the best young rider in the race.     Pogacar went into stage 20 in 5th position in the GC and needed to do something special to move up the rankings. With 38kms to go, as the main contenders rode the penultimate climb of the day, the 20-year-old Slovenian did just that – attacking with such ferocity that none of his rivals could respond. It was a courageous move by the youngest rider in the race, and it paid dividends, as he soloed away to the line in what will go down in the history books as ......read more

Top 10 Stage Finish Keeps Pogacar in Gc Contention at the Vuelta a Espana

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 14, 2019:  It was a bittersweet day for UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar, after a solid performance earned him a top 10 finish in stage 18 of La Vuelta, but also ended with him handing over the white jersey to Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana). Pogacar now sits in 5th place in the overall classification just 1:18” off a podium spot and 32” behind Lopez in the Youth Classification competition.    The 177.5km mountain stage from Colmenar Viejo to Becerril de la Sierra played out as anticipated, with the main GC contenders waiting until the last climb of the day to animate the race. A series of attacks from Lopez split the pack as they chased down the breakaway rider – and eventual stage winner - Sergio Higuita (EF Education First). Pogacar showed ......read more

Middle East Startup Wrappup (Voicea) acquired by Cisco

Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11th September 2019: The startup ecosystem in Middle East & North Africa continue to grow. 2018 was big and 2019 has turned out to be bigger with tech and tech-enabled companies in the region maturing rapidly.  In line with the same, Wrappup - a Dubai-based AI voice-to-text note-taking startup, which was acquired by Voicea last year, announced that Cisco, has acquired California-based Voicea. Wrappup (Voicea) represented the UAE last year at The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) GSEA, which is hosted by Entrepreneurship Organisation (EO) on an annual basis. The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar Inches Closer to a Second Place Finish at La Vuelta

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 11, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar continued his unbelievable run of form at Stage 16 of this year’s Vuelta a Espana, by digging deep on the final climb of the day to help drop Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). Valverde currently sits above Pogacar in second place in the General Classification with a lead that has now been reduced to 54 seconds.   The stage from Pravia to Alto de la Cubilla Lena featured three classified climbs and the action for the GC men was reserved for the last one. As the breakaway men contested the stage victory, which was eventually taken by Jakob Fuglsang (Astana), the GC riders eyed each other up on the 17.8km climb that led to another summit finish. With 4kms to go Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) attacked the group in an attempt ......read more

Colourful Onam Festivities to Kick-start at Arabian Center

The annual festivities will take place at Arabian Center on 13th September  Dubai, September 10th 2019:  Arabian Center will host the annual Onam – harvest festival of Kerala, celebrations for the sixth time at the mall on 13th September, Friday. Expected to be brighter and bigger, the Onam festival will be marked with traditional art and cultural entertainment events including dances as Theyyam thira, Kathakali, Thiruvathirakali, Mohiniyattam and Singari melan. Commenting on the event, Mr. Tim Jones, COO, Arabian Center said, “Onam has taken on such cultural significance that all different sections of people from Kerala now celebrate it. This year, Arabian Center will be lit up with festivities including extravagant decorations, as well as traditional song and dance.” Onam is the largest ......read more

Diego Ulissi to Lead UAE Team Emirates as They Take on a Double Bill of Racing in Canada

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 09, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi will be looking to replicate his 2017 win at the GP Montreal, as he leads a seven man squad to North America for a double bill of racing in the French Quarter of Canada. The team will take on both the 201.6km Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec (13 September) and the 219.6km Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal (15 September), two challenging WorldTour races that are played out on street circuits around the respective host cities.    The team will be guided by Sports Director Neil Stephens:   – Diego Ulissi (Ita)   – Sven Erik Bystrøm (Nor)   – Rui Costa (Por)   – Daniel Martin (Ire)   – Rui Oliveira (Por)   – Jasper ......read more

A Resiliant Ride From UAE Team Emirates' Pogacar Keeps the Young Talent in White at La Vuelta

UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar moved another step closer to taking a podium finish at his first ever Grand Tour, after matching his main GC and Youth Classification rival, Miguel Angel Lopez (Team Astana), pedal stroke for pedal stroke during stage 15 of the Vuelta a Espana.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 09, 2019:   It was a stage that saw the breakaway riders have their day, with Sepp Kuss (Jumbo Visma) crossing the line first after battling 154.4kms of mountainous terrain from Tieno to Santuario del Acebo. The race came to life for the GC contenders on the final climb of the day, with a select group of riders fracturing as the gradients got tougher. Pogacar rode the perfect race, letting Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) ride away with 7km to go as they went ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi unveils Al Ain Cultural Programme agenda for September

Events will be held at Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji Abu Dhabi, 8 September 2019:  As part of Al Ain Cultural Programme, the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) is organising a series of cultural events and workshops at the Al Qattara Arts Centre and Qasr Al Muwaiji throughout the month of September.  Al Qattara Arts Centre will host several events, including "The Microphone Programme", offering a variety of exciting topics and subjects of interest to the community. On Thursday, 12 September, a session will be held under title “Your Inner Giant”, in which Life Skills Coach Shaima Al Jaberi will speak about the importance of having a purpose in life and unleashing one’s inner giant to progress in life. This session will be moderated by the media ......read more

Khabib Crowned Lightweight King at Epic Ufc 242 Showdown

Huge wins for Felder, Makhachev, Blaydes and Ferreira at The Arena on Yas Island History made as Calderwood and Moras claim wins in Abu Dhabi’s first UFC women’s bouts  Inaugural Abu Dhabi Showdown Week ends with epic UFC 242 finale as UAE capital cements status as the “undisputed home of MMA in the Arab world.” Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sunday 8th September, 2019:  UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov underlined his standing as the division’s best-ever fighter with a dominant victory over interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on Saturday night. Held in front of a sold-out crowd of nearly 14,000 at The Arena, on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, as part of the emirate’s week-long Abu Dhabi Showdown Week, the Russian survived a Poirier ......read more

A Pure Class Performance From Pogacar as He Earns His Second Stage Win at La Vuelta

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 07, 2019:   UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar put on another display of sheer brilliance during stage 13 of La Vuelta, and in doing so took his second stage win in just five days. The unbelievable result also launched the 20-year-old star into third place in the overall classification and into the white ‘Youth Classification’ jersey.   The day didn’t start out well for the Emirati formation, with news that Fabio Aru would retire from La Vuelta after experiencing muscular damage in his leg that was worsening as the race went on. However, all that was forgotten as the stage reached the business end and a select group of 29 GC riders hit the bottom of Las Machucos – the seventh categorized climb of the afternoon. With 6.5km of constant climbing - ......read more

Dubai Knights Eagles To Host Open Day Ahead Of Upcoming Season on 6th September

Newly merged club also unveiled inaugural Head Coach Josh Ives    Dubai, 04 September 2019:  Dubai Knights Eagles the new premier rugby club, following this summer’s merger between Dubai Eagles and fellow club Arabian Knights, will be hosting an Open Day this Friday 6th September.  Dubai Knights Eagles club culture ensures everyone is welcome, whether they have experience in rugby or not, with registrations taking place at The Dome, in Dubai Sports City, ahead of the official start of the upcoming rugby season. There will be plenty of entertainment taking place, with rugby games planned and a selection of food and beverage stands on offer. All those visiting will have the chance to meet with members of the club and see the facilities first-hand. Vijay Sajjanhar, Chief Financial Officer of Dubai ......read more

Abu Dhabi Media and National Geographic Document Historic Pope Visit to the UAE

• The captivating 22-minute Arabic documentary ‘The Peace Visit’ captures the Pope’s first visit to the region in February 2019 • Premieres on September 5 at 8pm UAE Time/ 7pm KSA time    Abu Dhabi, September 4 2019:  National Geographic Abu Dhabi, a partnership between National Geographic and Abu Dhabi Media, announced today its latest documentary titled ‘The Peace Visit’ highlighting Pope Francis’ three-day historic visit to Abu Dhabi in February 2019, as part of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance.   The documentary, which premieres on September 5, 2019, at 8pm UAE time and 7pm KSA time, serves as a journal of the Pope’s first-ever visit to the Gulf region. It chronicles the trip, over three parts, highlighting the extraordinary events and ......read more

Registrations open for 7th Sheikha Hind Women's Sports Tournament

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 03, 2019:   Dubai Sports Council has announced the opening of registrations for the 7th Sheikha Hind Women’s Sports Tournament and this year, participants will have two new events to choose from – crossfit and an obstacle challenge. Organised under the guidance of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, and HH Sheikha Hind Bint Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum, the tournament is open to ladies from the government, semi-government and private sectors, and will be held from October 12 to 26. Details about the registration process were revealed at a workshop organised by the Women’s Sports Committee of Dubai Sports Council. Representatives from different government, semi-government and ......read more

Fabyland launches ‘Spin and Win' campaign for families

The ‘futuristic’ entertainment destination offers a variety of fun activity packages with scratch and win vouchers for families across its centres in the UAE.     Dubai – September 3, 2019: Fabyland, a diversified and ‘futuristic’ family entertainment centre, has launched ‘Spin and Win’ campaign for families across its centres in the UAE. The campaign will run until September 15, 2019 at Fabyland outlets located at Deerfield’s Mall in Abu Dhabi, Dubai Festival City and Dragon Mart 2 in Dubai. Fabyland is owned by Fun World International, a part of Saudi Arabia’s major business conglomerate Al-Othaim Holdings.  As part of the ‘Spin and Win’ campaign, families can participate in special fun activities with scratch and win vouchers up on purchase ......read more

Perfect Pogacar Takes Extraordinary Stage Win for Uae Team Emirates at the Vuelta a Espana

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 02, 2019:   20-year-old Tadej Pogacar put in the ride of his life on stage 9 at the Vuelta a Espana today, to take the win for UAE Team Emirates in his first ever Grand Tour, during his first ever season on the World Tour.    Despite being the youngest rider in the race, Pogacar was able to outwit and outclimb some of the most experienced and decorated professional cyclists in the world, including World Champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) who came 4th, race favourite Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma) who finished 3rd and the current Green Jersey, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) who finished 2nd.   Pogacar’s explosive attack in the final part of the race helped him jump up the GC standings to 5th place where he now sits just 1:42” behind Quintana who ......read more

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Eighth edition of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League successfully concludes with Longines ...…

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Ikristoff Aims to Retain His Frankfurt Crown, Whilst Costa Leads Team to Battle in Romandie…

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

Second Endurance Victory for Emirates Racing…

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

Almarzooqi Bags Third Victory in UAE Flyboarding Championship…

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

Abu Dhabi Providing ‘Perfect Stage to Keep Cultural Traditions Alive' at 2nd Organisation of ...…

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Musical brothers Salim-Sulaiman to dazzle guests at BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai…

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

Ulissi Takes a Podium Place at La Fleche Wallone…

Dubai, UAE - April 25, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi recorded his highest ever finish at the Ardennes Classics, picking up a spot on the podium at La Flèche Wallonne. The Italian proved he is in fine condition and was rewarded for his aggressive riding style, finishing third behind winner Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) and second place, Jakob Fuglsang (Team ......read more

du LaLiga HPC Players at Levante UD for Professional Trials…

Dubai, UAE – April 24, 2019:  du LaLiga High Performance Centre (HPC) announced today that two of its players have been selected by LaLiga to be scouted by one of the best youth Spanish clubs, Levante UD.  Midfielder U16 Barbod Mazloumian and Center Back U16 Jade Sultan will conduct a trial at Levante UD Club in Valencia, reflecting du and LaLiga’s commitment to providing ......read more

Experience the ‘How To Train Your Dragon' Egg Hunt at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai this Easter…

Dubai, 24 April 2019:  Back by popular demand! Come experience the return of the DreamWorks Animation How To Train Your Dragon unconventional egg hunt this Easter from 25th to 27th April only at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, a theme park where rides and movies come together.  Dragon egg hunters will get exclusive entry from 2pm to 6pm to search for rare Dragon eggs, fly with Dragons ......read more

Abu Dhabi Primed to Show Diversity of Islam at 2nd Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Festival…

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Spectacular Show Jumping Season to Come to an End with Emirates Longines Final in Sharjah…

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Young Horses Finals held at Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club's Indoor Sand Arena…

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Team Thunderstorm Triumph in the Formula Ethara National Finals at Yas Conference Centre…

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Brothers Claim Double Triumph in UAE Wakeboarding Championship…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 20 April, 2019:   Emirati star Omeir Saeed added another title to his growing collection with victory in the UAE Wakeboard Championship in Abu Dhabi. The 21-year-old Red Bull athlete lived up to his reputation as the country’s top performer with another impressive display to top the Freeride category for professional riders. Making it a perfect day for the ......read more

Agricultural startup, Agrownet, wins Beyond the Pitch; a youth program aimed at building the UAE ...…

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16th Week of Show Jumping Season Sees Young Horses Final Hosted in Sharjah…

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World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and Ministry of Economy representatives visit Dubai Parks and ...…

Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, hosted senior dignitaries HE Zurab Pololikashvili, Secretary-General, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and HE Mohammed Al Mheiri – Undersecretary, Minister Advisor for Tourism Affairs, greeted by Ahmed AlRayyes, Chief Retail and Hospitality Officer, DXB ......read more

UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation Crowned Number One by UAE's General Authority for Sports…

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International Prize for Arabic Winner Announcement…

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16th Week of Show Jumping Seasons Sees Young Horses Final Hosted in Sharjah…

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Emirati music icon Balqees Fathi to perform live at Dubai Parks and Resorts on April 19th…

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Basque in Glory: Martin Makes Podium Whilst Pogacar Takes Youth Classification…

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Anita Annika Sande wins first place during the 15th Week of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League, held in Sharjah Dubai, UAE, April 15, 2019:  Anita Annika Sande and her horse ‘For Cash 2’ from Elite Stable was the victor in the closing competition of the 15th week of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League that was held on Thursday and Friday at the Sharjah Equestrian ......read more

IIHF Women's Challenge Cup of Asia 2019 kicks off this week…

FBMA and UAE Ice Sport Federation organise the international ice hockey event Abu Dhabi, UAE; 14 April 2019:   The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) along with the UAE Ice Sport Federation announced they are jointly organising the IIHF Women’s Challenge Cup of Asia 2019. Kicking off in Abu Dhabi today (Sunday 14 April), the event will gather players from both the ......read more

Dubai Theme parks industry estimated to generate $ 5 billion in annual revenue by 2020…

The 5th edition of the Theme Parks & Entertainment Development Forum to focus on upcoming projects in the multi-billion dollar industry  The event will be attended by visionaries who will address the industry challenges and discuss their solution   April 14th, 2019; Dubai, UAE:   Eminent speakers across the Middle East’s entertainment and retail ......read more

Dubai Sports City Celebrates Kickers 4th Anniversary…

Enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment on Friday May 3rd to celebrate Kickers 4th Anniversary Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 April 2019:  Celebrate the 4th anniversary of Kickers, one of the key restaurants and bars located at Dubai Sports Village, with a spectacular anniversary event scheduled for Friday, May 3rd 2019. The celebrations will take place for a marathon 14 hours from ......read more

Defending champs Flamengo through to the semis of Dubai International Football Championship…

Al Nasr and Atletico to battle for second semi-final spot from Group B Dubai, UAE, April 14, 2019:  Defending champions Flamengo are through to the semi-final of the 9th Dubai International Football Championship U16 following a 3-0 win over Al Nasr on a rainy evening at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium in Al Mamzar. The Brazilians, who blanked Atletico 4-0 in their opening match, scored ......read more

Stand Proud and Be Part of Building Lasting Jiu-jitsu Legacy…

UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation continues community outreach activities ahead of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019 Jiu-Jitsu Hub roadshow has toured several public locations spreading the jiu-jitsu message, with Yas Mall the next stop from 12-13 April Outreach underlines Abu Dhabi’s position as the home of jiu-jitsu Abu Dhabi, UAE – Thursday 11th April ......read more

Young UAE Karting Star Rashid Al Dhaheri Achieves Podium Success at Prestigious Andrea Margutti ...…

Rashid’s third-place finish with Parolin Racing see him as the first Emirati to achieve a podium finish at this karting event with great pedigree  Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019:   Young Emirati racing star Rashid Al Dhaheri added another excellent result to a super race season at the 30th Andrea Margutti Trophy Event, as he finished third in the Mini Category for Parolin ......read more

BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai gets ready for grand Vishu celebrations on April 12th…

Enjoy live performances and acts by famous Indian artists Experience a family-friendly celebration during the day Dubai, 9 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 Vishu celebrations on April 12th.   The festival at BOLLYWOOD ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts launches personalized annual pass for UAE nationals available exclusively ...…

Live performance by renowned Emirati singer, Balqees Fathi, to celebrate the launch of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ new Emirati Pass! Dubai Parks and Resorts is welcoming UAE nationals for a fun-filled day of music, food and entertainment for the whole family Dubai, 9 April 2019:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, is ......read more

Show Jumping Nationals Continue in Sharjah…

Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the two-day event will be held at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Thursday, April 11th from 2:30pm onward and Friday, April 12th from 1:30pm onwards Where: Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club Cost: FREE Parking: Free parking available within ......read more

Luca Valentini Presents Turn on the Light at Sconci Exhibition…

Dubai, UAE, April 09, 2019:    Luca Valentini is pleased to present his latest exhibition, "Turn on the Light",  at Sconci Gallery, DIFC, launching on 8th April 2019 and running for three weeks. Within the collection, Valentini willo showcase 24 unique works, split into two series. The first series focuses on the reinterpretation of newspaper covers, movie posters ......read more

Luca Valentini Presents "Turn on the Light" at Sconci Exhibition Dubai, UAE -- Luca Valentini is pleased to present his latest exhibition, "Turn on the Light",  at Sconci Gallery, DIFC, launching on 8th April 2019 and running for three weeks. Within the collection, Valentini willo showcase 24 unique works, split into two series. The first series focuses on the ......read more

Prucha Claims Victory as Abu Dhabi Launches Motosurf World Cup Season in Style…

Former NHL star says UAE capital gives series new dimension Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 April, 2019:  Petr Prucha, the former Czech professional ice hockey player whose NHL career was cut short by injury, believes Abu Dhabi is a perfect fit for the latest addition to its international water sport calendar. Prucha, the ex-New York Rangers and Phoenix Coyotes forward, was in sparkling form as he ......read more

UAE children contest to solve 200 arithmetic sums in 8 minutes…

Emiratis shine at the competition winning several awards The 16th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition 2019 drew more than 30 nationalities across the UAE to test their math skills   Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  Almost 1000 children from across the UAE took up the mighty challenge to test their mental math skills, racing their minds against time to ......read more

Dubai Sports Council uses French Football Federation experts to evaluate academies…

 Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  As part of the cooperation agreement between Dubai Sports Council and the French Football Federation (FFF), a team of experts from the FFF were in Dubai to evaluate football academies at Dubai clubs. The FFF team evaluated the academies’ training modules, technical programs and medical units, starting with Al Nasr club on April 1 and then ......read more

From the UAE to China – World Art Dubai Debutants From Near & Far…

World Art Dubai features 150 artists and galleries from over 30 countries, with a number making their Dubai debuts Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 06  April, 2019:   World Art Dubai has underlined its status as a magnet for emerging artists from the UAE and beyond, with dozens of international emerging solo artists debuting work at the fifth annual edition of the ......read more

H.H. Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum Opens World Art Dubai…

The region’s largest accessible and affordable art fair features more than 3,000 pieces from 30 countries Fair’s fifth season runs at Dubai World Trade Centre until Saturday 6th April Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 04 April, 2019:   His Highness Sheikh Hasher Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director General of the Dubai Department of Information formally opened World Art ......read more

HH Sheikh Hamdan Increases Gov Games Prize Money to AED 3 Million After Thrilling First Day…

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum cheers on teams and adds AED1 million to prize fund to honour 2nd and 3rd place finishers Dubai, UAE - April 4, 2019:   The second annual edition of Gov Games, the Government of Dubai’s high-energy team-building challenge for domestic, regional and international government departments, roared into life today as ......read more

Winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's Cultural Personality of the Year Announced…

Stetkevych family wins prize at 13th edition of Awards for work in enlightening Western audiences about Arab literature and culture Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 03 April, 2019:   Professors Jaroslav Stetkevych and Suzanne Stetkevych have been named as the winners of the 2019 Cultural Personality of the Year Award at the 13th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award. The husband ......read more

Fishing Winners Land Big Catch in Abu Dhabi…

Al Marzooqi, Al Mansoori claim top prizes as championship reaches Grand Prix climax at ADIMSC Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 April, 2019:  Abdul Fattah Al Marzooqi and Tariq Al Mansoori are the outright winners of the Abu Dhabi Fishing Championship which reached its conclusion with more than 170 boats taking to the water for the final Grand Prix event. Hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine ......read more

Mirza Back in Action as Emirati Looks to Capitalise on Stage Win at Tour of Egypt…

Dubai, UAE, April 02, 2019:  UAE National Champion, Yousif Mirza returns to action following a successful ride at the Tour of Egypt where the Emirati picked up an impressive Stage win. Mirza will provide support at the Giro di Sicilia (3-6 April) for General Classification (GC) hopeful Kristijan Durasek. Joining the team will be Jan Polanc, Simone Petilli, Ivo Oliveira, Roberto Ferrari and ......read more

DP World Unveiled Book to Mark Month of Reading…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 01 April, 2019:   As part of its efforts to support the UAE’s education system DP World, UAE Region unveiled its first book, the “DP World Success Story”, to be used in government and private schools as an introduction to logistics and global trade.  The book was launched by Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and Managing Director of DP ......read more

21st Emirates Show Jumping Championship 2019 Determines Top Emirati Riders…

Salim Khamis Wins Division 1 category while Al Muhairi comes in first amongst Young Riders, Al Marzooqi tops Juniors’ category and Al Owais ranks top in Children’s division Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:  Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club's Salim Khamis Al Suwaidi and his horse 'Espresso' won the 21st Emirates Show Jumping Championship. This competition showcased ......read more

Experimental Artwork Al Rabi'a (The Fourth), which explores nature of human sub-consciousness and ...…

Created by visual artist Shaikha Al Ketbi, the work will be created whilst visitors are able to engage with and view the space   Abu Dhabi, 1 April 2019:   Warehouse421, Abu Dhabi’s creative hub for regional artists, will be opening an experimental, process-led space for Al Rabi’a, meaning ‘The Fourth’, led by Emirati visual artist, Shaikha Al ......read more

Almond Eye in Remarkable Victory to Win DP World Dubai Turf Race…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2019:  Dubai Turf, the $6 million horse race sponsored by DP World, had a grand ending today at the Meydan Racecourse with Almond Eye ridden by Christophe Lemaire and owned by Silk Racing Co. Ltd. emerging as the winner.  The race is one of the richest in the world and formed an exciting climax to the Dubai World Cup, one of the most ......read more

Registration opens for the 11th Edition of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award…

Awards to highlight initiatives that best support tolerance and knowledge management in sport   Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2019:  Held under the umbrella of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award has announced that registration for the 11th Edition of the Award will open on Monday, 1st April 2019, and the last day ......read more

Gaviria & Co Gearing Up for Gent-Wevelgem as UAE Team Emirates Targets More Success…

Dubai, UAE, March 30, 2019:  Fernando Gaviria and Alexander Kristoff will spearhead UAE Team Emirates’ charge for glory at Gent-Wevelgem (31 March), with the pair looking to pick up one-day race honours in Belgium.    Gaviria has looked in fine fettle since joining the Emirati formation for the 2019 UCI WorldTour season, and secured a podium finish in his most recent ......read more

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