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

    ‘Celvita Z’ tops in the category of Young Horses 7 years (2012), ‘Miss Chello’ wins in the category of Young Horses 6 years (2013) and in the category of Young Horses 5 years (2014), ‘Joep V D Elsakker’ comes in first place Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2019:   7-year-old horse ‘Celvita Z’, owned by Mohamed Salem Mohamed Al Hosani and representing the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club won the final competition for Young Horses in 7-year-old category, while ‘Miss Chello’ owned by the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club was the winner in the Young Horses 6-year-olds category. In the Young Horses 5-year-old category, ‘Joep V D Elsakker’, owned by Sheikh Abdulla Jamal Al Neami and representing the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club came in first during the 16th ......read more

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

    Dubai, UAE, April 22, 2019:  This year, Formula Ethara included the first schools from Oman, underlining the impressive year-on-year growth of this inspirational STEAM initiative Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, April 22, 2019: Yas Conference Centre at Yas Marina Circuit welcomed the fifth edition of Formula Ethara National Finals – a STEAM-based competition for schools from the UAE and, for the first time ever, Oman. Having established a reputation for scholastic excellence since the inaugural event in 2014, the Formula Ethara National Finals 2019 welcomed 47 teams from 23 schools with a total of 185 students at primary school level, all competing for prizes across several categories.  This year’s final was the first since the UAE Ministry of Education fully integrated the programme into the UAE national ......read more

    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 family, his 11 year old brother Ahmed won the junior category in the event which was hosted by Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club. Shaikh Abdulla Suood Faisal Salem Al Qasimi topped the novice category. The championship, which took place off the capital’s Breakwater, saw 26 competitors performing a wide range of tricks when towed behind a motor boat travelling at speeds of 30-40km/hr. Presenting the awards to winners and ......read more

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

    In partnership with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Winning team was awarded $3,000 in recognition of their concept for improving rural agricultural systems Abu Dhabi, April 18, 2019:   startAD, the Abu Dhabi-based global accelerator anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and powered by Tamkeen, held its annual Startup Showcase event for the Beyond the Pitch Program on Tuesday (April 16). The event was attended by UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, and CEO of Tamkeen, John Tate. Supported by the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Global Green Growth Institute, Beyond the Pitch seeks to offer guidance and innovation opportunities to the next generation of UAE’s startup entrepreneurs who look to address themes aligned with ......read more

    16th Week of Show Jumping Season Sees Young Horses Final Hosted 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 Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019:  This week’s Show Jumping National sees the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club host the Young Horses Final from Friday, April 19th to Saturday, April 20th. Young horses (5 – 7 years old) will be tested on their skill to determine who the most talented up-and-coming jumpers are.  Held under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), this two-day event will be the second of three nationals held in Sharjah before the season’s end. The young horses and their world-class riders will be jumping fences up to 135cm. This week’s show will feature 10 classes with six of them designed to test the skills ......read more

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

    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 Entertainments to showcase the varied attractions at the destination.   

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

    Ali Hamad Al Kirbi recognised for winning most medals and Omar Abdul Aziz Al Marzooqi commended for ‘best sports achievement’ Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 17, 2019:   At the awards ceremony held yesterday by the General Authority for Sports at Mubadala Arena, 515 individuals were recognised for their significant contributions to the sporting world. With the generosity of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, more than AED 23 million was distributed amongst the winners. The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs. Based on the results of 2018, 580 medals were awarded to the UAE across various sports; including 202 gold, 193 silver and 185 bronze. Of this total, athletes competing ......read more

    International Prize for Arabic Winner Announcement

    Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2019:  The winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2019 will be announced at a ceremony at the Fairmount Bab Al Bahr in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 23 April 2019, from 7pm (GST). The ceremony will be followed by a press conference with the 2019 winner from 8.30pm (GST) at the same venue.    The 2019 shortlist, with author names in alphabetical order, is as follows:   Author Title  Country of origin Publisher Hoda Barakat  The Night Mail Lebanon   Dar al-Adab Adel Esmat The Commandments Egypt  Kotob Khan Inaam Kachachi  The Outcast Iraq  Dar al-Jadid Mohammed Al-Maazuz  What Sin Caused her to ......read more

    16th Week of Show Jumping Seasons Sees Young Horses Final Hosted 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: Friday, April 19th from 1:30pm onward and Saturday, April 20th from 11:30am onwards Where: Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club Cost: FREE Parking: Free parking available within walking distance to main arena Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019:  This week’s Show Jumping National will prove to be a real treat for spectators as it sees the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club host the Young Horses Final from Friday, April 19th to Saturday, April 20th. Witness the future of show jumping unfold before your eyes as young horses (5 – 7 years old) battle it out to see who will be crowned the most talented up-and-coming ......read more

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

    Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2019:   Get ready for a fun, family day out at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, on April 19th! Renowned Emirati singer Balqees Fathi will dazzle audiences with her melodious voice at 8.30pm in front of the Rajmahal Theater. The celebration marks the launch of the Emirati annual pass for AED 595 which will provide UAE nationals access to all four of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ amazing theme parks. This includes MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest immersive Hollywood-inspired theme park with indoor roller coasters, family rides, shows and play zones; BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the world’s first and only Bollywood-themed attraction dedicated to Bollywood fans; LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for ......read more

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

    Dubai, UAE, April 15, 2019:  It continues to be a mesmeric month for UAE Team Emirates, with the team picking up honours at the Tour of the Basque Country.   This time it was the turn of Irishman Dan Martin, who finished second in the General Classification (GC), 29 seconds behind eventual winner Ion Izagirre (Astana Pro Team). It was a great overall performance from Martin and his teammate, Tadej Pogacar who also found himself in the top 10 of the GC standings (finishing 6th). But it was in the Youth Classification where the young Slovenian really impressed, topping the standings by a whopping 2:08 from his nearest rival.    Commenting following the race, Martin said: “We were very strong throughout the stage, it was a very nice day for the team. We all found ourselves racing with great motivation, ......read more

    Sharjah's riders continue their winning streak

    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 & Racing Club. Riders of all categories participated in the competitions as they strove to acquire more points in order to improve their overall ranking. This National was the final competition where riders had the opportunity to accumulate points before the Longines Final marks the end of the season in two weeks’ time.  Sultan Al Yahyai, General Director of the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club and Hussam Zummit, ......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 UAE and across the world to compete in this six-day tournament from 14-19 April at the Abu Dhabi Ice Rink, Zayed Sports City. During a press conference today held at Abu Dhabi Sports Council, representatives from both FBMA and the Federation spoke about the upcoming championship. Vice Chairman of the UAE Ice Sports Federation Hamel Al Qubaisi, as well as Fatima Al Ali from FBMA, announced that there will be two divisions within 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 industry will converge at the 5th edition of Theme Parks & Entertainment Development Forum to highlight the UAE’s tremendous growth in the sectors and discuss the way forward. The two-day event will kick off on 16th April and continue till 17th April at The Meydan Hotel, Dubai, and will focus on the upcoming projects in the multi-billion dollar theme parks and entertainment industry.  The UAE theme park visitor spending is set to grow ......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 12:00pm until 2:00AM, with drinks starting from AED10, unlimited food and beverage, as well as an event-long happy hour! Entertainment will take place throughout with DJ Trina playing a set from 12:00PM until 5:00PM, followed by a band from 6:00PM until 9:00M, finished by closing set from DJ Joe from 9:00PM onwards. Kickers is a dedicated sports bar, which overlooks both the open football field as well as the indoor pitches, ensuring it is ......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 all three of their goals inside the first 34 minutes of the game on Saturday, with Joao Pedro Da Cruz giving them an early 6th minute lead. Pedro Henrique Fonseca Martins then made it 2-0 in the 22nd minute and 12 minutes later, Kaky Brum Veloso added a third to Flamengo’s tally. In the second match of the day, Atletico bounced back from their loss against Flamengo to drub Hatta Club 7-0, with Marcio Vidal, Jose Maria and Lucas Serrano ......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 2019:   The UAE public has come out in force to embrace the sport of jiu-jitsu and its values as part of an expansive community outreach programme launched by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for the sport in the Emirates, ahead of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2019. The outreach roadshow, designed to raise awareness of the sport to all members of society and share its ......read more

    Young UAE Karting Star Rashid Al Dhaheri Achieves Podium Success at Prestigious Andrea Margutti Trophy Event

    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 Racing Kart. The race was against some of the best racing talent in the world, with 45 drivers from 20 different nationalities in the 8-12 category.  The racing weekend, over 4th-7th April at South Garda Karting in Lonato, saw consistent and strong performances from Rashid in qualifying, where he achieved first place in his qualifying group. On race day the sun shone, and Rashid overcame a difficult placing of second on the grid in the ......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 PARKS™ Dubai will feature live performances and acts by famous artists from India, traditional food and much more. The celebrations will begin with a classical dance performance by popular actresses and dancers from the Malayalam film industry, including Manju Warrier and Shamna Kasim.   This will be followed by a musical performance by award-winning playback singers and musicians Srinivas, Akhila Anand and Abhijith P S ......read more

    Dubai Parks and Resorts launches personalized annual pass for UAE nationals available exclusively for purchase on April 19th

    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 introducing a brand new annual pass exclusively for UAE nationals, priced at AED 595, which will be available to purchase on-site only on April 19th.    The Emirati annual pass will be valid for 14 months and will provide entry to all four of Dubai Parks and Resorts’ amazing theme parks. This includes MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region's largest immersive Hollywood-inspired theme park with indoor roller coasters, family ......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 walking distance to main arena Dubai, UAE, April 09, 2019:  As we head into the final three weeks of the show jumping season with the weather majorly heating up, you’ll be able to find a nice getaway in the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club’s indoor arena! Sitting in the cool, air-conditioned stands, you’ll be able to watch two days of the equestrian sport at its finest.  Held under the supervision of the UAE ......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 and advertisements, while the second is inspired by Valentini's origins and reinterpreted in a modern way, placing the theme of social acceptance at the centre of his work. Valentini says his rationale for creating the first series emerged from wanting to offer a "different point of view on what surrounds us, and towards that which we are used to seeing". Inspired by covers of newspapers, advertisements and movie posters, Valentini ......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 reinterpretation of newspaper covers, movie posters and advertisements, while the second is inspired by Valentini's origins and reinterpreted in a modern way, placing the theme of social acceptance at the centre of his work. Valentini says his rationale for creating the first series emerged from wanting to offer a "different point of view on what surrounds us, and towards that which we are used to seeing". Inspired by covers of ......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 won the opening round of this year’s UIM MotoSurf World Cup as the UAE capital welcomed the series into the Middle East for the first time at the weekend. After eclipsing defending World Cup champion and fellow Czech Lukas Záhorský with back-to-back race wins in the men’ finals, Prucha said: “When we found out that the season was starting here we were all very happy because we had heard so many good things about Abu ......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 calculate 200 arithmetic sums in a matter of 8 minutes in a highly charged, competitive environment. At the recently held 16th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition 2019, more than 30 nationalities across the UAE participated to bring to the fore few of the fastest human calculators in the country. The event also saw an impressive participation of Emirati students, who were second-highest in number after Indians and won several ......read more

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    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 travelling to Hatta club and Al Shabab Al Ahli Dubai before finishing at Al Wasl on April 7. “This program is one of the most important programs organised by Dubai Sports Council under our cooperation ......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 region’s leading accessible and affordable art fair. With emerging artists from more than 30 countries descending on the fair, the World Art Dubai line-up represents a fascinating look at up-and-coming ......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 Dubai 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today, leading a delegation of officials and high-profile members of the local and global art community around the fifth instalment of the region’s ......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 thousands of spectators joined His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, to cheer on the all-female teams ......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 and wife will receive their award at the prize winners’ ceremony held at Louvre Abu Dhabi Auditorium Plaza on 25 April, which will take place during Abu Dhabi International Book ......read more

    Award winning Soca artist from Trinidad and Tobago breaks a record

    April 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   When people speak of big dreams and pushing boundaries, the first one up should be Shurwayne Winchester, a talented artist who is not afraid to go on any adventure musically.   His passion is well represented in his music and his collaborations with various talents.   Shurwayne is back again with another record-breaking duet with the beautiful actress and music artist Sara Khan from India.   This unlikely collaboration was initiated by Sara’s Talent Manager Modupe Omonze who reached out to Lyndon Andrews from LA ......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 Sports Club, the three-round competition began last November and ended with Al Marzooqi claiming the overall king fish prize while Al Mansoori was the cobia fish season winner. Both were presented with ......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 Juan Sebastian Molano.    The Giro di Sicilia debuts on the UCI calendar in 2019 and provides spectators in Southern Italy a chance to get a taste of road racing ahead of the Giro ......read more

    DP World Unveiled Book to Mark Month of Reading

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    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 15 classes over three days at the Emirates Equestrian Centre in Dubai, under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) with Longines as the title sponsor, Official Time ......read more

    Experimental Artwork Al Rabi'a (The Fourth), which explores nature of human sub-consciousness and recollection, to open at Warehouse421

    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 Ketbi.   Working over the months of April and May, Al Ketbi will be seeking to cover walls with paintings, add furniture pieces and undertake ritualistic performances. While audiences view her ......read more

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

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

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    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 outing at Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne. Meanwhile, Kristoff continues to be a driving force for the team as one of their most experienced and accomplished riders. Joining the sprinter duo will be Simone ......read more

    SMISC board members visit Sharjah Team at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix

    March 30, 2019:  A delegation from the Board of Directors of the Sharjah Marine International Sports Club (SMISC) visited the headquarters of the Sharjah F1 Team, which is participating in the first round of the UIM F1 H20 World Championship the Saudi Grand Prix currently underway in Dammam.  The delegation, which includes Abdullah Rashid Al Salami, Humaid Ali Al Muhairi and Tariq Saeed Allay, visited the team headquarters. Ahmad Al Hosani, Director of Sharjah International Marine Sports Club and members of the team, accompanied them. The delegation was briefed on the ......read more

    Arab Stars Battle Odds in Desert Challenge

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    Double Delight for Uae Team Emirates as Gaviria and Martin Pick Up Podium Places

    Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2019:  It was double delight for UAE Team Emirates yesterday as Fernando Gaviria and Dan Martin both secured top three finishes in their respective races.     Gaviria, competing in the Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne in Belgium was first up, battling hard in a sprint finish to take home second place behind eventual race winner, Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma). It was the Colombian’s seventh podium finish for UAE Team Emirates, in what is turning out to be a fantastic debut season for the sprinter.    Commenting on the finish, ......read more

    Cacá Bueno Wins Hot and Humid Jaguar I-Pace Etrophy Race in Sanya

    Cacá Bueno from Jaguar Brazil Racing wins his first Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race in Sanya, China Red flag helped Bueno cement his lead at the restart, while Simon Evans and Bryan Sellers battled for second position Four different winners in four races with Evans leading the championship Bandar Alesayi won in the PRO-AM class for the third time, extending his championship lead with a total of 77 points   Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2019:  Cacá Bueno made it to the top step of the Sanya podium for the first time in his Jaguar  I-PACE eTROPHY career, after ......read more

    Dubai Sports Council and du LaLiga launch new initiative to power development of Dubai's top Emirati football talents

    Two players from each of Dubai’s four clubs - Al Nasr, Al Wasl, Shabab Al Ahli and Hatta – will join du LaLiga HPC’s summer program in Spain   United Arab Emirates, Dubai, March 26, 2019 -  Dubai Sports Council and du announced today the launch of a new partnership under du LaLiga High Performance Centre (HPC) that is designed to power the professional development of high potential talent at Dubai national clubs.    The announcement was made during the press conference held today at Dubai Sports Council, headed by HE Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of ......read more

    Team Abu Dhabi Primed for New Double Title Bid As F1H2O Series Returns to Saudi

    Torrente, Al Qemzi prepared for big challenge in season opener  26 March, 2019:  Team Abu Dhabi are prepared for a major challenge when they launch their bid for a second successive double title triumph in the opening round of the 2019 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Saudi Arabia this weekend. Reigning world champion Shaun Torrente and Emirati Thani Al Qemzi who finished third in last year’s individual standings head a powerful nine-team line up in Dammam for the return of the series to Saudi after a 15-year gap. Among their biggest rivals will be France’s three ......read more

    Young UAE Karting Star Rashid Al Dhaheri Wins Championship for WSK Super Master Series

    Rashid achieves tournament triumph with thrilling race victory, giving him three wins out of four rounds during his first series with Parolin Racing Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019:  Budding Emirati racing karting star Rashid Al Dhaheri won the Championship for the WSK Super Master series this weekend in the Mini category. His victory at the International Circuit Napoli Sarno circuit with Parolin Racing made it three wins out of four rounds of racing for this competition - including at Circuito South Garda, Brescia, and Adria Karting Raceway, Adria - the first such achievement by any Mini ......read more

    Podium for BMW i Andretti Motorsport in Sanya: Félix da Costa takes lead in the driver standings

    Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019:  Sanya. António Félix da Costa (POR) celebrated his third podium of the season at the Sanya E-Prix (CHN), round six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. After 36 laps he crossed the finish line in third place in the #28 BMW iFE.18. Thanks to the 15 points he picked up, Félix da Costa now leads the driver standings with 62 points. His team-mate Alexander Sims (GBR) was also among the frontrunners, but retired after an accident.   Starting from third (Félix da Costa) and fifth (Sims) on the grid, the race was characterised mainly by energy ......read more

    Dubai Gets Ready for 21st Edition of Emirates Championship This Weekend

    Under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), the three-day event will be held at the Emirates Equestrian Centre What: The Emirates Longines Show Jumping League  When: Thursday, March 28th from 3:30pm onwards; Friday, March 29th from 9:00am onwards and Saturday, March 30th from 9:00am onwards Where: Emirates Equestrian Centre, Seeh Al Salam, Endurance City Cost: FREE Parking: Free parking available within walking distance to main arena Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019:  Dubai is, once again, getting ready to welcome the show jumping action as the ......read more

    Conclusion of Sultan bin Zayed Show Jumping Championship

    Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019:  Saturday evening marked the conclusion of the Sultan bin Zayed Show Jumping Championship organized by the Emirates Heritage Club under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Representative of His Highness the President and Chairman of the Emirates Heritage Club at His Highness Sultan bin Zayed Grand Hall for Equestrian in Al Khatim. The national show was held in cooperation with the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) with Longines as the title sponsor, Official Time Keeper and presenting partner of the Emirates Longines ......read more

    Dubai's DESC & Choueifat and Sharjah's Al Maarifa Crowned Champs of du Football Champions Season 4

    Throngs of devoted fans at The Sevens witness the best youth football in the UAE Dubai, UAE – March 25, 2019 – The nation’s greatest youth football teams claimed their winning titles yesterday at du Football Champions, in partnership with LaLiga, and home of the official UAE Schools Cup, Street Cup and UAE Girls Challenge. du Football Champions Season 4 drew to a close following a day of intense matches between Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain and Dubai’s best teams in front of a stadium of ardent supporters at The Sevens. Each match displayed professional-level football ......read more

    Companies Ready to Battle at Oman Insurance Corporate Challenge

    An innovative inter-company challenge concept with UAE’s top companies participating to conquer 7 challenges in an exhilarating adventure around Dubai, to win the coveted title Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 25, 2019:   Dubai’s exhilarating, Oman Insurance Corporate Challenge, powered by LivFit and Rush-A-Way returns this year with unique team-bonding exercises to ignite spirit, friendly competition to create an infectious excitement on 20th April 2019. The unique team building inter-company challenge growing over the years is a proven effective concept to ......read more

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