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    Islam Makhachev: The Man Looking To Become Lightweight King In Abu Dhabi

    Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammate aims to wow fans at UFC®280    Abu Dhabi: In less than four weeks, Islam Makhachev will take on Brazil’s Charles Oliveira for the vacant UFC® lightweight title at the Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi headlining a spectacular fight card at UFC® 280: OLIVEIRA vs MAKHACHEV.   This will be the Dagestan fighter’s first shot at gold, in what is one of the UFC’s most competitive weight divisions. Ahead of the showdown, here is all you need to know about the 155lbs contender.   Who is Islam Makhachev?   30-year-old Makhachev was born in Makhachkala, Dagestan. He has been a professional MMA fighter since 2010, and in the UFC for the last seven years. A member of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team, he is known for his strong wrestling capabilities and more

    Top Stars to Compete in Dubai in Spectacular Tennis Extravaganza

    - All-new World Tennis League will see the world’s best tennis stars head to Dubai for inaugural event from December 19-24 - Star-studded line-up including Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek, Nick Kyrgios and Elena Rybakina set to take centre court at the Coca Cola Arena - Global music superstars, Tiësto and Armin Van Buren to headline opening and closing evenings of entertainment for the all-new sports and entertainment festival    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 September 2022: Tennis royalty will descend on Dubai in December to compete in one of the most exciting sporting and music events ever to be held in the Emirates.   The World Tennis League will not only showcase many of the best men and women players in the world, but will also offer a fun-filled format featuring epic two-set battles across both more

    Abu Dhabi Awards Hosts A Unified Bowling Competition With Abu Dhabi Awards Recipients, In Cooperation With Special Olympics UAE

    • The Abu Dhabi Awards Organising Committee announced a friendly, unified bowling competition, with the participation of past recipients of the Abu Dhabi Awards and the UAE Special Olympics champions. • Held at the Khalifa International Bowling Centre in Zayed Sports City, 20 people of determination took part in the unified bowling competition. • The event further enhanced awareness of the importance of the Abu Dhabi Awards and was an opportunity for people of determination to submit nominations of their heroes who they identified as worthy of an Abu Dhabi Award – the emirate’s highest civilian honour.   Abu Dhabi, 29 September 2022: The Abu Dhabi Awards Organising Committee, in cooperation with Special Olympics UAE and Flash Entertainment, held a unified bowling competition yesterday with 10 teams more

    Cameron Vs Mccaskill: Abu Dhabi To Host The Middle East's First Female World Title-fight

    REMEMBER, REMEMBER, THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBER! * Two of the sport’s best pound-for-pound fighters will square-off for the undisputed Super-Lightweight World title as part of new Champion Series at Etihad Arena on November 5 Abu Dhabi, September 29: The first female world title-fight to be held in the Middle East will take place in Abu Dhabi on November 5, with American Jessica McCaskill taking on Great Britain's Chantelle Cameron at Etihad Arena on Yas Island for the Undisputed Super-Lightweight World title. McCaskill, the reigning Undisputed Welterweight champion, will square-off against WBC/IBF Light-Welterweight titlist Cameron after McCaskill dropped down in weight to enhance her pound-for-pound credentials. Organised by Matchroom Boxing and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, the mega-bout is part more

    Loeb Primed for Battle in Morocco as Rally Raid Title Race Heats Up

    Agadir, Morocco 29th September 2022: Sebastien Loeb is ready for another tense battle with Nasser Al Attiyah as he looks to build on his lead in the World Rally-Raid Championship (W2RC) when the Rallye du Maroc gets under way on Saturday. Loeb, driving one of three Prodrive Hunters entered by Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX), holds a slender one-point advantage over Al Attiyah as the inaugural W2RC series resumes in Agadir after a seven-month break. Partnered by Fabian Lurquin, nine-time World Rally Champion Loeb and the rest of the BRX team recently covered 2,500kms of testing in Morocco, in temperatures close to 50C, in preparation not only for the Rallye du Maroc, but also the 2023 Dakar Rally. “We had a good feeling with the car and it was reliable too, so everything is working well at the moment,” said Loeb. “At more

    Shaquille O'Neal on NBA Coming to Abu Dhabi

    Two preseason games featuring the Atlanta Hawks and 2021’s NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks will take place on Yas Island on October 6 and 8, for the first time in the Arabian Gulf. With less than a month to go and to support you as you cover the latest announcements and updates, below are quotes by Shaquille O’Neal, a four-time NBA champion and the ambassador for the historic event, as he expresses his delight to be a part of the games. “NBA coming to Abu Dhabi will be great for the sport of basketball. This league is truly global and some of the best players in the world are already coming from outside the United States,” O’Neal said while commenting on the impact of NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, which is part of a ground-breaking multiyear partnership between the NBA and DCT Abu more

    The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi to host an evening of jazz by Ravi Coltrane - Cosmic Music: A Contemporary Exploration of the Music of John and Alice Coltrane

    ● Acclaimed saxophonist, bandleader, and composer Ravi Coltrane presents a concert exploring the groundbreaking, spiritual jazz of his parents, John and Alice Coltrane  ● A masterclass for UAE musicians with Ravi Coltrane adds a new chapter to the history of jazz in the nation ● Access high-res images and videos on the artist here    Abu Dhabi, September 29, 2022: The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will host Ravi Coltrane performing a concert titled Cosmic Music: A Contemporary Exploration of the Music of John and Alice Coltrane on Thursday, October 6 at 7:30pm in The Red Theater.   The Grammy nominated saxophonist, bandleader, and composer explores the groundbreaking, mystical, and spiritual jazz of his parents, John and Alice Coltrane. The evening-length concert explores more

    World's first-of-its-kind Parenthood: The Unconference to launch in Abu Dhabi this November to Help Parents Raise the Future

    • ‘Uncut, unplugged and unmissable’ event by Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge shines spotlight on importance of parental engagement for child success  • More than 60 leading international, regional and local experts to share latest child development and parenting perspectives and ignite important global dialogue     28 September 2022, ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) will launch the world’s first-of-its-kind Parenthood: The Unconference at Yas Island’s Etihad Arena from 2 - 4 November 2022. Ground-breaking in format and content, the event will help redefine and elevate the crucial role parents and the wider family unit play in raising healthy and thriving children.    Parenthood: The Unconference forms part of more

    Teammates Bryson Dechambeau and Anirban Lahiri Embrace Opportunities For Liv Golf's Global Growth Ahead Of Debut Event In Asia

    LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok Takes Place October 7-9 at the All-New Stonehill   Bangkok, Thailand (September 28, 2022): LIV Golf makes its eagerly awaited Asian debut in Thailand next week, and the strength of the field set to play the LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok demonstrates the series’ commitment to the Asian region – and growing LIV Golf through a truly international calendar. Forty-eight of the world’s best golfers, including 12 major champions and four former world No. 1s, are set to tee off at the all-new Stonehill, the first stop in Asia this season ahead of a trip to Saudi Arabia for the LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah, the seventh of eight events this year. Tickets for the LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok, which takes place October 7-9, are available. General admission price for a single-day more

    Ons Jabeur And Emma Raducanu Confirmed For Mubadala World Tennis Championship

    Fresh from reaching the Wimbledon & US Open finals, World No. 2 Jabeur confirmed to face British No. 1 Raducanu this December in Abu Dhabi Tickets start from just AED 95 for adults and AED 45 for children to watch the female stars, as well as two male matches, on Day 1 of the Championship   Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: World No. 2 Ons Jabeur, the first Arab to reach a Grand Slam final, will return to the UAE to defend her Mubadala World Tennis Championship crown in Abu Dhabi this December. Organisers have confirmed the Tunisian, who contested the US Open final earlier this month and reached the Wimbledon final two months earlier, will take on British No. 1 Emma Raducanu on Day 1 of the Championship, this 16 December. Last year, Jabeur became the first Arab to contest – and win – the more

    ONS JABEUR AND EMMA RADUCANU CONFIRMED FOR MUBADALA WORLD TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP Fresh from reaching the Wimbledon & US Open finals, World No. 2 Jabeur confirmed to face British No. 1 Raducanu this December in Abu Dhabi Tickets start from just AED 95 for adults and AED 45 for children to watch the female stars, as well as two male matches, on Day 1 of the Championship Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - Abu Dhabi, UAE: World No. 2 Ons Jabeur, the first Arab to reach a Grand Slam final, will return to the UAE to defend her Mubadala World Tennis Championship crown in Abu Dhabi this December. Organisers have confirmed the Tunisian, who contested the US Open final earlier this month and reached the Wimbledon final two months earlier, will take on British No. 1 Emma Raducanu on Day 1 of the Championship, this 16 December. Last year, more

    Founders of BioNTech and Moderna, and Olympic Runner Sir Mo Farah Among Keynote Speakers at WISH 2022

    Upcoming Global Summit to Host Sports Stars and Distinguished Industry Experts  Doha, Qatar, 27 September, 2022 – The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has today announced that British Olympic long-distance runner Sir Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah – known as Mo Farah – will deliver a keynote speech at its upcoming global summit on 4–6 October.  Hailed as one of the most successful male long-distance runners of all time, with ten world championship medals including four gold medals at the Olympics, his talk will examine the relationship between mental health and the pressures of competitive sports, and will draw on his own personal experiences. Farah will be speaking on day three of the summit ahead of a panel discussion on Mental Health and Sport.  On day two of WISH 2022, during a more

    Art Season Begins With New Exhibition, Artist Talks, Folklore Workshops And More At Jameel Arts Centre

    New exhibitions Exhibition: An Ocean in Every Drop September 22, 2022- April 2, 2023 Galleries Water is a force that produces history, culture, language and social relations. Bodies of water shape human development, sustain trade and empire, and offer means of escape and refuge. The belief in water as the wellspring of life is a tale as old as time itself, held in memories written and recited, from the ancient Greeks and Egyptians, to the indigenous North American origin story of Turtle Island, to the Bible and the Holy Quran. Over time, much has shifted in our understanding of water. Currently, water is in crisis; simultaneously scarce, through drought, and threateningly over-abundant, through floods and rising sea levels. How can we understand this life force through its production of myth and its anchoring of spiritual more

    Watch: Visitors to the Capital Get A Warm Welcome From Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi and Etihad Airways at Abu Dhabi International Airport

    Offering passengers complimentary theme park tickets and a surprise appearance from Batman, Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes Abu Dhabi, UAE: Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi in collaboration with Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Airports, surprised passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport with a special welcome gift and an unexpected appearance from some of their all-time favourite Warner Bros. characters.  While arriving passengers were waiting to pick up their luggage, they started noticing a basket of carrots, Batman’s suitcase, and quirky resort baggage revolving on the conveyer belt. As they turned their heads looking for answers, Etihad’s Cabin Crew appeared alongside none other than Batman, Bugs Bunny, Lola Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester and Tweety, entertaining the crowd at the airport with more

    Ogilvy PR Launches Global Business Influence Offer

    UAE, 27th September 2022: Ogilvy PR has launched a new Business Influence offering that will enable clients to access the burgeoning Influence business economy at the B2B level. The new offer, led by Global Head of Influence Rahul Titus, will help clients access and leverage credible industry authorities to help build brand awareness and reputation, facilitate relationships and improve employee engagement. Ogilvy PR is already using the new offer with clients including IBM, Samsung Business and Vodafone Business to build their Business Influence campaigns globally.  “Using Influence in Business is not new; but many businesses have only been utilising a small portion of its potential and focused on the conversion stage. Extending Business Influence impact across an end-to-end business landscape unlocks exponential value that more

    Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation Supports Emirati Artist Maitha Abdalla's Solo Exhibition in London

    ‘INT. The Body – Sunrise’ exhibition will run from 11 October to 16 October 2022 at Cromwell Place, London, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 27, 2022: As part of its mission to support the talents and ambitions of promising Emirati artists, the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) is supporting the upcoming solo art exhibition by Maitha Abdalla, the first Emirati artist to participate in the An Effort Art Residency programme in London. The new exhibition, titled ‘INT. The Body – Sunrise’, is set to take place between 11-16 October 2022 at Cromwell Place, London. The exhibition marks the culmination of Abdalla’s three-month An Effort residency in London's Soho district, supported by ADMAF. An Effort supports artists who, either through their messaging or their more

    The Biggest Football Stars Who Have Played in the UAE

    Football is a popular sport in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. Residents enjoy watching the top European leagues, but the country also has its own elite professional league called the UAE Pro League. The league was founded in 1973 and features 14 professional teams. In recent years, investment in the league and improved performances have attracted some of the game's biggest names. We look at some of the top players to have plied their trade in the UAE Pro League. Al-Nasr SC Al-Nasr SC is considered the oldest club in the UAE. It was founded in 1945 and has 15 major trophies to its name. Back in 2018, the club signed Yohan Cabaye from Crystal Palace, where he had spent three seasons in the Premier League. The Frenchman spent a further three years in the Premier League with Newcastle United and won three Ligue 1 titles and more

    NBA, Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks to Host Series of Youth Engagement Programs as Part of League's First Games in Abu Dhabi

    - League’s First “Jr. NBA Week” in the Middle East Will Engage Nearly 2,000 Youth Basketball Players and Coaches Through Clinics, Camps and Showcases - - Events Will Feature Appearances by Hawks and Bucks Players and Coaches, and  NBA and WNBA Legends - -The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 Will Feature the Hawks and Bucks Playing Two Preseason Games on Oct. 6 and 8 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island -   LONDON AND ABU DHABI, Sept. 26, 2022 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a series of youth basketball engagement programs that will be hosted in collaboration with the Atlanta Hawks and the Milwaukee Bucks as part of The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022. The week of activities, which will include the league’s first Jr. NBA Week in the Middle East, will run from Monday, Oct. 3 more

    Torrente Keeps Grip On Title Race As Zandbergen Claims Maiden Victory In Italy

    Team Abu Dhabi duo join Sharjah Team rookie on podium after another day of Grand Prix drama   San Nazzaro, Italy 25th September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente took another step towards a third UIM F1H2O World Championship crown today as Sharjah Team’s Ferdinand Zandbergen recorded a memorable victory in the Grand Prix of Italy.   Torrente’s third place just adrift of team-mate Thani Al Qemzi in San Nazzaro means he now holds a 17-point championship lead over the Emirati, with two deciding rounds to follow in Sharjah in December.   For the second time in 24 hours, the technically demanding Po River circuit produced a string of casualties, with only eight of the 12 starters completing the 40-lap race.   After his convincing victory in yesterday’s Grand Prix of more

    Team Abu Dhabi Star Tops Qualifying With Dramatic Late Surge

    Torrente grabs pole position in Italy     San Nazzaro, Italy 23st September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente saved his best for last to grab pole position for tomorrow‘s second round of the 2022 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Italy.   The two-times world champion, leading the standings after his opening round victory in France, produced a stunning last lap to win the six-boot qualifying shoot out at the Grand Prix of Regione Emilia Romagna.   Torrente’s dramatic late surge on the Po River in San Nazzaro gave him a tenth career pole position and denied Sharjah Team’s Sami Selio a second successive qualifying success of the season.   With Frenchman Philippe Chiappe third fastest from Sweden’s defending world champion, Jonas Andersson, Team Abu more

    Under The Directives Of Khaled Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Adek Launches Khotwa (Rizeup) Scholarship Programme

    AED 1.9 billion investment will see 6,000 Emirati students offered study opportunities in the US and Canada by 2028     o Khotwa offers new education opportunities to students scoring a minimum of 65% in Grade 12 by providing study opportunities at community colleges in the US and Canada o Government will cover all expenses, including tuition fees and accommodation with host family in country of study  o New initiative will enhance academic capabilities while equipping students with future-ready skills o Programme will help students meet the needs of national high-priority sectors in order to enhance future employment opportunities o Khotwa will enhance access to opportunities for high school graduates to study and live abroad in a different academic environment and gain international more

    Saudi Event Show Looks Towards the Future of the Events and Entertainment Industry

    Strategic partnerships, sustainability and talent development will be key growth pillars  20th September 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Event Show, taking place from 19th to 20th September is bringing together the who’s who of the region’s MICE and entertainment industry in the Kingdom. Featuring over 25 free-to-attend live seminars taking place at the exhibition covering the latest trends and happenings pertinent to the industry, the two-day event is taking place at the Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.    Organised by Informa Connect, the Saudi Event Show features seminars showcasing case studies and success stories from within KSA and across the Middle East region to harness local knowledge as well as global best practices and innovation.   “The Saudi Event Show more

    Burgan Bank Sponsors the Ayoub Sisters Concert

    Under its continuous support of Al Ahmadi Music Group events  Kuwait, 21st September 2022: Burgan Bank renewed its strategic sponsorship of the Ahmadi Music Group (AMG) and its new season’s program of events starting with the world-renowned Ayoub Sisters musical duo concert at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Center.  Commenting on the Bank’s continuous support for Al Ahmadi Music Group, Ms. Hessa Hussain Al-Najadah, Senior Manager – Corporate & CSR Communications at Burgan Bank, said “We are very proud of our strategic partnership with AMG. This sustained fruitful collaboration over the years has enabled us to contribute to the success of many prestigious cultural events. Our partnership with Al Ahmadi Music Group reaffirms our commitment to supporting creative endeavors in Kuwait and more

    Car Washman Enters the Good Life Carrying AED 10m From Mahzooz

    • 94th weekly draw celebrates 28th multi-millionaire and gives away 11,710,900 in prize money • Bharat is the first expat from Nepal to ever win Mahzooz’s top prize    United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 21 September 2022: At the 94th weekly live Mahzooz draw, fortune drastically changed a 31-year-old Nepalese expat’s life as well as his title from that of a car washman to a multi-millionaire, overnight. With this latest win, Mahzooz, the UAE’s leading weekly draw that has given away more than AED 280,000,000 in prize money, would be celebrating its 28th millionaire, six of whom, were crowned this summer, between June and September.   “We have been seeing an unprecedent enthusiasm among the Nepalese community to regularly participate in Mahzooz in the hope of joining the league of more

    Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Abu Dhabi Cycling Club Announce Extension to Long-term Partnership

    The partnership renewal will see Abu Dhabi Cycling Club serve as the Official Partner to ADNOC TrainYas presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and continue to provide opportunities and essential equipment for cyclists at Yas Marina Circuit Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 September, 2022: Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Abu Dhabi Cycling Club, have announced an extension to their ongoing long-term partnership, with the aim to continue its joint efforts in providing first-class opportunities to the cycling community of the United Arab Emirates.  Dating back to the original agreement signed in 2018, Abu Dhabi Cycling Club has played a key role as the Official Partner to the ADNOC TrainYas programme presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), supporting the development of the cycling capabilities and overall more

    Mubadala World Tennis Championship is the Perfect Match for UAE Community!

    Registration is Now Open for Mubadala Community Cup, Ball Kids and Volunteer Programmes Residents are invited to play their part in the region’s leading tennis and entertainment experience Mubadala Community Cup winners receive once-in-a-lifetime chance to participate in a clinic with one of the best players in the world Wednesday, 21 September 2022 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Calling eager amateur tennis players, aspiring future stars, or sports enthusiasts who want to be part of the one of the most popular events on the calendar. Mubadala World Tennis Championship organisers have started a major community drive for an unmissable opportunity to be involved at the heart of the 14th edition of the region’s leading tennis experience.  Starting now, the UAE community can sign up to three different, exciting more

    New Exhibition Focusing on Water As A Life Source to Launch This Week, Plus Emirati Crafts Workshop, Reading Groups and More at Jameel Arts Centre

    New and upcoming   Exhibition: An Ocean in Every Drop September 22, 2022- April 2, 2023 Galleries Water is a force that produces history, culture, language and social relations. Bodies of water shape human development, sustain trade and empire, and offer means of escape and refuge. The belief in water as the wellspring of life is a tale as old as time itself, held in memories written and recited, from the ancient Greeks and Egyptians, to the indigenous North American origin story of Turtle Island, to the Bible and the Holy Quran. Over time, much has shifted in our understanding of water. Currently, water is in crisis; simultaneously scarce, through drought, and threateningly over-abundant, through floods and rising sea levels. How can we understand this life force through its production of myth and its anchoring more

    Abu Dhabi Landmarks Illuminate in Celebration of the Abu Dhabi Awards

    Abu Dhabi, 18 September 2022: Landmarks across the nation’s capital were illuminated this evening in celebration of the Abu Dhabi Awards, which is currently in its 11th nomination cycle. These landmarks include Capital Gate tower, Khalifa University, Mubadala building, Abu Dhabi Global Market building, Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Municipality and Al Ain Municipality in Al Ain. Citizens and residents are being called upon to nominate anyone they know who has positively impacted the community of the UAE ahead of the deadline for receiving nominations on 10 October 2022. Nominations can be made by visiting the Abu Dhabi Awards website, more

    Dubai Muscle Show Champions Female Bodybuilding Talent By Offering a Staggering AED 100,000 in Prize Money to Its Female Category

    Women set to earn more than men at the ground-breaking Dubai Muscle Show The biggest prize money sum in the competition’s history has been contributed by women’s only gym group, FitnGlam Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19th September 2022: One of the region’s biggest bodybuilding events, the Dubai Muscle Classic, is shining a spotlight on female bodybuilding talent this year by offering its biggest sum of prize money to date to the women’s competition.  Dubai Muscle Classic is giving female bodybuilders the chance to win an incredible AED 100,000, as well as 18 Pro Cards, which means that for the first time in the event’s history, the female competitors will be able to win more prize money than the male competitors.  In collaboration with Dubai Sports Council and IFBB Pro Elite, the more

    Mansoor is World Champion After Drama in Portugal

    Team Abu Dhabi’s Al Mulla lands fifth freestyle world crown in Italy    Vila Velha de Ródão, 19th September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Mansoor Al Mansoori is the new UIM F2 world champion following a dramatic series of events at the Grand Prix of Portugal.   Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas, Germany’s Stefan Hagin and Finland’s Sami Selio were each disqualified from the final round of the 2022 series for engine infringements following post-race technical checks.    This followed the earlier one lap penalty imposed on Edgaras Riabko for a start infringement, which dropped the Lithuanian from second place to tenth.   The decisions saw American Brent Dillard replacing Munthe-Kaas as race winner, while Al Mansoori climbed from sixth to second position to more

    Mansoor Takes Bronze As Hagin Clinches World Title

    Team Abu Dhabi star’s brave bid just falls short as Munthe-Kaas wins in Portugal     Vila Velha de Ródão, 18th September, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Mansoor Al Mansoori was forced to settle for third place in the 2022 UIM F2 World Championship as Germany’s Stefan Hagin clinched the title in the Grand Prix of Portugal.   Al Mansoori’s brave bid to succeed team-mate Rashed Al Qemzi as world champion had seen him carry the lead into the final round of the series in Vila Velha de Ródão.   But a seventh place start today proved just too much for the Emirati, who eventually finished sixth as Norway’s Tobias Munthe-Kaas won by + 2.824 secs from Lithuania’s Edgaras Riabko.   Third place on the day was enough to give Hagin the F2 world crown more

    Sting: My Songs - Critically Acclaimed World Tour Adds Date In The Middle East

    Abu Dhabi, 27 January 2023 at The Etihad Arena  Abu Dhabi, UAE (19 September 2022): The Cherrytree Music Company and Live Nation have confirmed that Sting will perform a special My Songs concert in Abu Dhabi at The Etihad Arena on 27 January, 2023. Tickets go on sale on Friday, 23 September from Ticketmaster and Etihad Arena.  Sting’s My Songs concert is an exuberant and dynamic show featuring his most beloved songs, written throughout the 17-time Grammy Award winner’s illustrious career both with The Police and as a solo artist. Following a sold out six-night residency at the London Palladium, My Songs was hailed "a masterclass” by The Times; "Sting remains an undeniably skilled performer with a gold-plated back catalogue". A musical journey taking in hits like 'Fields of Gold', more

    “NBA District” Fan Event in Abu Dhabi Oct. 5-9 to Celebrate the NBA and Popular Culture Coming Together as Part of League's First Games in the UAE

    - Immersive, Interactive Fan Event Will Feature Appearances by NBA Legends Chris Bosh, Vince Carter, Shaquille O’Neal, Isiah Thomas and Dominique Wilkins, Live Musical Performance by Global Hip-Hop Star Fabolous, Viewing Parties, Jr. NBA Clinics and More -   - “NBA Night in Abu Dhabi Hosted by Shaq” Will Celebrate First NBA Games in Abu Dhabi -   ABU DHABI, Sept. 16, 2022 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced that “NBA District,” an immersive, interactive fan event in conjunction with The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, will be held at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi from Wednesday, Oct. 5 – Sunday, Oct 9.   The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 will feature the Atlanta Hawks more

    92% of Parents in the UAE Say that ‘play' is a Key Component in Helping Children Learn New Things

    Inspiring future generations through the power of play – LEGO® Middle East held a first-of-its-kind event unveiling groundbreaking insights from their exclusive LEGO® Play Well 2022 study  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2022: Striving to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through play, LEGO® Middle East held an exclusive event in Dubai to unveil, key global and regional findings from their 2022 Play Well Study. The event gathered key regional thought leaders, influencers and the Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO), a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA); to initiate impactful conversations around the power of play and the attitudes and behaviours related to it.  The one-of-a-kind LEGO® Play Well 2022 study, a global study on play by the LEGO Group, more

    Instagram Launches New Parental Supervision Features for Teens in the MENA region

    15 September 2022: Instagram today announced new tools and resources designed to support parents, guardians and teens on the platform. The tools and resources are now available across the Middle East and North African (MENA) region.     The new suite of supervision tools will allow parents and guardians to:  ● Send their teen an invitation to supervise their account, or accept an invitation from their teen ● See how long their teen is spending on Instagram each day, and set daily limits  ● Schedule breaks for specific times during the day ● See who their teen follows and who follows them  ● Be notified when their teen chooses to share they have reported an account or post, including who was reported and the type of content   Support Teens’ more

    Historical Vuelta for UAE Team Emirates

    Two Stage wins, the most combative rider and winners of the Team Classification for Emirati squad After three weeks of high emotion UAE Team Emirates and 19 year-old Juan Ayuso finally were allowed to celebrate as the curtain came down on an intense but successful month of racing.   The final stage to Madrid ended in style with Sebastian Molano proving the strongest of all having being delivered to the line perfectly, with Pascal Ackermann following close in his wheel for 3rd place.    The success of Ayuso was complimented by the strength of his team: Joao Almeida fought to 5th place in the final classification, underlining his Grand Tour pedigree. Marc Soler revived the good times for Spanish cycling with an unforgettable solo victory on Stage 5 into Bilbao.   The whole team would then make the journey to more

    Mahzooz Fulfils Young Wanderlusts' Quest to Explore the World

    • Each of the raffle draw winners took home a whopping AED 100,000 • 18 winners shared 2nd prize of AED 2,000,000   United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 14 September 2022:  Mahzooz, the UAE’s leading weekly draw that has created 27 multi-millionaires in just two years, has welcomed new people into the good life in its 93rd draw held on Saturday, 10 September 2022   While the top prize of AED 10,000,000 went unclaimed this week, 18 lucky winners shared the second prize of 2,000,000 and walked away with 111,111.11 each.   Also, like every week, three winners took home a total of AED 300,000 in raffle draw prizes.   Nadia from Syria, Mohammed from India and Sameer from Nepal won AED 100,000 each in the weekly raffle draw, and they are all keen to step into the good life thanks more

    Mdlbeast's Aravia Brings International Artists to Football Fans in Qatar

    - 56 incredible artists across 28 days are set to light up Qatar with MDLBEAST’s first-ever event outside the Kingdom   - Full line-up and tickets are available from September 20 and open to the public, starting from 199 QAR    14 September, Doha, Qatar: MDLBEAST, the Saudi music entertainment company committed to growing talent and the regional music scene, has announced the launch of ARAVIA, a series of concerts throughout the world cup season. Aravia marks a milestone in Middle East entertainment which will bring 56 superstar DJs to Doha across 28 nights to entertain football fans.    The nightly raves will bring together football fans from all over the world to enjoy the best music and AAA DJ talent in the Qatar capital. The performances will kick off at the end more

    Mansoor Primed for Title Showdown in Portugal

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