August 17th, 2022 – UAE: Three of Saudi Arabia’s brightest golfing talents will be going for glory and continuing their learning journey in different conditions as they tee it up in this week’s International Series Korea at the picturesque Lotte Skyhill Country Club Jeju, on the scenic Korean island of Jeju.
Othman Almulla, the first professional Saudi golfer, is in the field along with amateurs Faisal Salhab and Saud Al Sharif, two of the brightest hopes in the game, for the second of two back-to-back $US1.5 million marquee tournaments on the Asian Tour calendar after jetting out to Jeju from Singapore via Seoul.
All three will be hoping to put in strong performances in alien conditions to show the strides that Saudi golf has been making in recent times.
Almulla said: “It been quite an interesting ......read more
• GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis’ elite dance squad beat 12 international teams
• Adrenaline won the under-18 beginners category with their street dance routine
• Nine students from years 7 to 12 competed among 220 teams from 32 countries
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: The Adrenaline Youth Dance Company from GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis, have beaten 12 international dance squads to become the United Dance Organisation (UDO) Under-18 Beginners World Street Dance Champions. Thousands of dancers from across the globe came together to compete for World Champion titles in front of some of the biggest street and hip-hop dance celebrity judges.
The UDO World Street Dance Championships took place on 11-14 August and were held at the ......read more
• New Zealander, Mitch Evans is runner-up in season eight of the ABB FIA Formula E Drivers’ World Championship, completing the season with 180 points for Jaguar TCS Racing
• Mitch Evans climbed through the field in the season finale to finish seventh, fighting for the drivers’ world championship until the very last race
• Norman Nato finished fifteenth in the Hana Bank Seoul E-Prix
• Briton, Sam Bird, who was unable to compete in the season finale due to an injury, finished the season thirteenth
• Jaguar TCS Racing finished fourth in the teams’ standings with 231 points – the team’s biggest points haul in Formula E
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 August 2022 – After 15 races in ten cities across four continents, Mitch Evans is runner-up in the ......read more
Prodrive internships could lead to motor sport careers with top team
16th August, 2022: Six Bahraini engineering students have enjoyed once in a lifetime opportunities helping to keep Bahrain Raid Xtreme on course for victory in the new World
Rally-Raid Championship (WRRC).
The group, selected from the University of Bahrain, the American University of Bahrain and Bahrain Polytechnic University, have just completed month-long internships with world-leading motorsport and advanced technology business, Prodrive, in England.
During their time at the heart of the UK’s multi-billion pound ‘motorsport valley’, they were involved in design, construction and everyday operations with the BRX Hunter car that currently leads the inaugural WRRC.
At the state-of-the-art Prodrive headquarters in Banbury, ......read more
Close to hitting the target of 15,000 Wikipedia pages, the initiative continues to drive visibility of Arab authors on the internet
15, August 2022, Dubai, UAE: Following the huge success of the Arabic edition of the competition in 2021, the Emirates Literature Foundation and Wikimedians of the UAE User Group have launched the Kateb Maktub competition in English. The organizers call on all the Wikipedia editor and enthusiasts to create English articles about Arab authors before the deadline of August 18, 2022.
The competition aims to introduce Arabic literature and Arab writers to the English-speaking global community by increasing the number of articles available on Wikipedia. Competition winners are eligible for cash prizes, with the person in first place receiving US $500, runners-up receiving US $400 and US ......read more
Twitter secures official content from every match to share with MENA-based fans throughout the tournament
UAE, 15 August 2022: beIN MEDIA GROUP and its flagship channel beIN SPORTS, the official broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has partnered with Twitter to share bespoke content throughout the world’s biggest football event, which kicks off in Qatar on 20 November 2022.
beIN SPORTS will be sharing content for regional audiences across Twitter, highlighting the biggest moments throughout the tournament and providing brands and marketers with association opportunities via Twitter Amplify sponsorship. Each match will be highlighted through content clips, one match recap and an in-studio analysis, aired through the beIN SPORTS official handle, @beINSPORTS for a ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi star produces brilliant display to grab maiden F2 Grand Prix win
14th August, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Mansoor Al Mansoori powered his way into the lead in the 2022 UIM F2 World Championship today with a commanding victory in the Grand Prix of Lithuania.
After securing his first F2 pole position in Kupiškis 24 hours earlier, Al Mansoori produced an immaculate performance to claim his maiden Grand Prix success by 2.416 secs from Sharjah Team’s Sami Seliö.
It was a mature and impressive display from the Emirati driver who has gradually grown in confidence since joining Team Abu Dhabi last season.
The result more than made up for Al Mansoori’s disappointment in Lithuania last year when he was force out of the race after being rammed from ......read more
Kiwi 3rd on final day, takes 7th on GC
Friday 12th August 2022: After disappointment yesterday George Bennett took a fine 3rd place on stage 3 of the Tour de L’Ain with the Kiwi rider attacking the favourites group on the short but hilly stage from Plateau d’Hauteville to Lélex (131km).
Bennett had misfortune yesterday when his rear derailleur became blocked when an ice sock became caught in it. Carrying this forward to the final stage he had a clean run at stage 3 and attacked the leaders group in pursuit of lone leader and eventual stage winner Antonio Pedrero (Movistar).
The 32 year old climber would be joined by Harry Sweeny (Lotto-Soudal) with the duo forging a gap ahead of the yellow jersey group led by race leader Guillaume Martin (Cofidis), and pulling out time ......read more
Slovenian rider joins on 2-year contract
Thursday 11th August 2022: UAE Team Emirates continue to strengthen their squad for the future with the signing of Domen Novak who will join the team starting from 2023.
The 27-year old from Dolenja vas is the latest rider to commit his future to the team alongside Tim Wellens and Felix Grosschartner who have already been confirmed to join the Emirati squad.
Novak is a former Slovenian road race champions and stood alongside his compatriot Tadej Pogačar and Rafal Majka this year on the final podium of the Tour of Slovenia, underlining his climbing pedigree.
Novak: “It has been my dream to ride for UAE Team Emirates alongside a champion like Tadej Pogačar and so many other good riders. Now the dream has came true, ......read more
Emirati squad welcomes Belgian on 2-year deal
Tim Wellens has put pen to paper on a new contract to join UAE Team Emirates as part of a two year deal which will see him with the squad through to the end of 2024.
The 31 year-old from Sint Truiden in Belgium has a stellar palmares with no fewer than 34 professional victories, among them 4 stage wins at Grand Tours. The Flandrien will aim to build on that over the coming seasons.
Tim Wellens : “After ten great years with my former team I decided it was time for a new challenge. I feel like I’m joining a truly global team at UAE Emirates with a really professional structure and a lot of ambition. I’m very excited to get started and be part of the squad for 2023 and beyond.”
Mauro Gianetti (Team Principal & CEO): ......read more
Abu Dhabi, August 09, 2022: Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have announced an all-new Race Series Edition to provide opportunities for the public to train across shorter distances ahead of the fourth edition of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, which is set to take place on 17 December 2022.
The Race Series Edition is open to people of all ages and will feature three organised runs. The first is scheduled to take place indoors on September 3 and it will offer participants the opportunity to run 5km inside Yas Mall Abu Dhabi, or shorter 1km and 3km races. The second event will take place on October 8 at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium, in Al Ain, and offer an outdoor 10km race as well as 3km and 5km options.
The third run of the series is on November 5, just over a month before the ADNOC Abu Dhabi ......read more
Abu Dhabi ace vows to fight back from Polish setback and tips team-mate for the top
Abu Dhabi, 9th August, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi has set his sights on victory in the Grand Prix of Lithuania at the weekend to revive his hopes of a fourth UIM F2 World Championship crown.
The Emirati driver is determined to shrug off last month’s setback in Poland where a race error from one of the backmarkers put him out this season’s opening round.
“A similar thing happened to me in the first Grand Prix last season, and I still came through to take the title,” said the Emirati driver, ahead of Sunday’s second round of the championship in Kupiškis.
“I believe I still have a good chance this time. I have a brand new boat which is very good for ......read more
The event carries on until end of August
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 August 2022: The Abu Dhabi Summer Sports (ADSS), the biggest event of its kind in the region, has garnered impressive attendance and turnout from people from all walks of life since its launch on July 1st at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). To keep up with its momentum, more sporting events and activities are being added to the event’s roster.
Held in a venue with a total area of more than 27,000 square meters, ADSS boasts over 25 tracks and courts set up according to the highest standards in a closed, air-conditioned environment to suit the summer conditions.
The event has also added more sporting activities, including a skateboarding and cycling track featuring exhilarating and fun ramps, which caters to all age groups and experience ......read more
Emirati rider wins gold in track event in Turkey
News | Team – Monday 8th August 2022
UAE Team Emirates’ Emirati star, Yousif Mirza won a second gold medal for the UAE National Team in the fifth edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games in the Turkish city of Konya on the Kon track.
Mirza, the first Emirati on the UCI World Tour, continued the UAE’s strong performances in the Games earning 38 points in the points category of the track competition. Teammate, Ahmed Al-Mansoori won the bronze medal in the same category with 16 points, whilst Iranian, Behnam Arian took silver.
After the third day of competition, the UAE’s medal tally sits on an impressive three, two gold and one bronze, all of which have come through cycling. Teammate, Ahmed Al-Mansoori had earlier impressed on the opening day ......read more
Young Spanish talent pens long-term extension
UAE Team Emirates are pleased to announce the contract extension of Juan Ayuso who has renewed his existing deal to stay at the team until the end of 2028.
Ayuso joined the team midway through 2021 with the 19-year old part of the teams long term plan to develop young talented riders.
Although still in his first full professional season and being one of the youngest riders on the pro circuit, Ayuso has already tasted his first professional victory at the Circuito de Getxo in Spain earlier this month.
The young Spaniard will now look to continue his development alongside the Emirati squad for the foreseeable future.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- 6 August 2022: As summer is no longer a season or reason to stay home, residents and visitors to Dubai have an array of choices and options when it comes to enjoying the city’s wealth of attractions during the warmer season. The city continues to evolve and expand and offers a host of attractions and cultural destinations that will help keep cultural aficionados, literature fans and inquisitive young minds occupied this summer.
With the arrival of warmer weather conditions, Dubai provides an array of libraries which are ideal retreats for bookworms and casual readers alike to while away afternoons, whilst expanding their horizons. With first edition novels, noteworthy cafes and lively book clubs, Dubai’s libraries are ideal destinations to retreat to this summer season.
THE MOHAMMED ......read more
Four riders sign through to the end of 2023 season
Four riders sign through to the end of 2024 season
UAE Team Emirates are pleased to announce the renewal of eight riders with Matteo Trentin, Vegard Stake Laengen and both Ivo and Rui Oliveira extending their deals through to the end of the 2023 season and Rafal Majka, Diego Ulissi, Brandon McNulty and Mikkel Bjerg extending their deals through to the end of the 2024 season.
Trentin joined the team at the beginning of 2021 and is an important figure in the squads Northern Classics campaign. Laengen has been involved with UAE since the team’s foundation in 2017 and was with the squad during both Tour de France triumphs in both 2020 & 2021. Both Ivo and Rui Oliveira have developed from a young age with the team and are steadily finding their place ......read more
• Teams from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain will take part in the six-side tournament which will be held between 26th-31st August at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena, Zayed Sports City.
• Organisers FBMA has scheduled the event to celebrate the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day on 28th August and hopes it can inspire more females to play the sport as part of its on-going efforts to develop local talent across the UAE
Abu Dhabi, 4th August 2022: The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) is to host its inaugural GCC Volleyball Cup for Ladies tournament in Abu Dhabi as part of its ongoing efforts to develop local talent and provide regular opportunities.
To be held between 26th-31st August at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena, Zayed Sports City, the GCC Volleyball Cup for Ladies will feature six teams including ......read more
The Jeddah-born driver happy to have experienced and finish the tough race for SPS Automotive Performance
Riyadh, 4th August 2022: Saudi racer Reema Juffali expressed her delight to have finished “one of the most difficult” motorsport races as she claimed victory in the Bronze Cup class at the 24 Hours of Spa.
Lining up for SPS Automotive Performance team in Belgium, Reema shared driving duties with team-mates Valentin Pierburg, George Kurtz and Tim Müller in the Mercedes-AMG GT3 #20.
Having produced a commanding performance to secure pole position, the quartet had to overcome a number of obstacles during the race including extensive repairs to their shock absorber before a not-at-fault collision with another team in the pit lane.
But they eventually battled back into the lead with Reema ......read more
Two top 16 performances in England showcases Saudi Arabia’s talent, with an international win a realistic target for the remainder of 2022
03, August 2022: Golf Saudi’s highest ranked amateur golfer has continued to showcase his world-class ability with two top performances in England. Tied 15th in the Tilmann trophy at Castle Royle Golf and Country Club, followed by a 16th place in the world-renowned Walton Heath Trophy have helped Salhab prepare positively for a busy Asian Tour swing as part of the upcoming International Series.
Salhab, who was victorious in two events during 2021 in the MENA region, has started to make waves on the international stage. Shooting a low score of 65 (six under-par) in the opening round at Castle Royle, it is clear that the 25 year old has found the sweet spot when it ......read more
Dubai, UAE - August 02, 2022: DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has seen a surge in requests for private jets to Doha as football fever kicks in ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
To accommodate the huge volume of requests and to make travel more convenient, DCAF will make available aircraft ranging from the very light and affordable 4-seater Cessna Citation Mustang to the light jet 8-seater Pilatus PC-12, the midsize jet 9-seater Bombardier Challenger 604. In addition, DCAF will also be able to offer a 10-seater Falcon 2000 as well as large-size cabin aircraft.
“We have seen a sharp increase in enquiries for the later stages of the tournament from the first week of December until the finals which take place on December 18 at the 80,000-capacity Lusail Stadium. We are closely monitoring the level ......read more
The multi-Platinum, multi–Grammy Award-winning artist has been confirmed as the headline act of the Saturday night Yasalam After-Race Concert
Lamar joins Swedish House Mafia on the weekend entertainment bill, with two more global superstar acts still to be announced for the four-day festival
Even with the additional capacity in 2022, many Grandstand tickets and hospitality packages are already sold out and fans are urged to purchase soon or risk missing out
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 2, 2022: As we pass the halfway point of the 2022 Formula 1 season, excitement for the season finale builds further as Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Flash Entertainment today announced that Kendrick Lamar will headline the Yasalam After-Race Concert on Saturday, 19th November at the FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU ......read more
The platform reveals its efforts in defending the voices of its audience
Today, Twitter released its twentieth report: Twitter’s commitment to transparency in action. As part of their efforts to improve the health of the public conversation, the report reflects on the platform’s progress over the past decade, and their vision going forward.
Evolution of the platform’s transparency reporting over the past 10 years
Over the last 10 years attempts to control free expression, remove content, and reveal the identity of account owners on Twitter have evolved significantly. Meaningful transparency helps people understand the rules of online services and hold institutions accountable for their actions, and in turn, help keep platforms like Twitter accountable for principled content moderation and ......read more
• European stars Anna Nordqvist, Bronte Law, Catriona Matthew to play LET event
• Caroline Masson, Nanna Koertz Madsen and Sophia Popov also confirmed
• Alison Lee, Lindsey Weaver-Wright and Kelly Whaley join Kordas as US players in field
• Aramco Team Series – Sotogrande takes place August 18-20th at La Reserva Club
The Aramco Team Series – Sotogrande is shaping up to be the ultimate teaser for the 2023 Solheim Cup, with a host of big-name Europeans today joining the likes of U.S. stars Nelly and Jessica Korda on the Southern Spanish coast next month.
Triple-major-winner Anna Nordqvist of Sweden leads the superstar golfers announced for the $1million tournament today, where the hero of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles – England’s Bronte Law – will also ......read more
Jefferson Ilagan @Jazzyjeff.i from Dubai awarded in the Instagram challenge that drew to a successful close, reaching over 3.2 million people regionally
Dubai, UAE - 26 July 2022 – Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has celebrated the announcement of the winner of the popular Nissan KICKS Lip-syncing Competition, the Instagram challenge that garnered huge interest and engagement across the Middle East. Jefferson @Jazzyjeff.i from Dubai was announced a winner in the popular competition that achieved over 3.2 million social media users in less than three weeks.
The challenge was built on the success of the KICKS campaign (Built to your Beat) and invited users to record themselves singing along to the ......read more
Expert-led gardening programme: My Winter Garden
September 10 - November 26, 2022
The Friends of Jaddaf Community Garden and Dr Nasser Rego, founder of SoWeGrow and Zoë: farm for life, are back this summer with an inspirational programme for all gardening enthusiasts. In collaboration with Art Jameel, ‘My Winter Garden’ is a twelve-week programme designed for all to learn firsthand how to grow organic vegetables as experts do.
The programme gives participants an opportunity to cultivate gardens that thrive in the high temperatures of Dubai and is facilitated by an organic farmer. The sessions are workshops that range from theoretical to practical and deep dive into permaculture, transplanting, composting, and community building. The programme takes an organic approach to building and looking ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi driver grabs second place to launch title challenge after world champion Al Qemzi suffers unlucky exit
25th July, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Mansoor Al Mansoori announced his intention to make a powerful challenge for this year’s UIM F2 World Championship title with an impressive second place finish in the Grand Prix of Poland.
The Emirati driver came through a severe test of nerve and concentration in a dramatic first round of the 2022 series, which brought victory for Germany’s Stefan Hagin and frustration for Al Mansoori’s team-mate, Rashid Al Qemzi.
Three-times F2 world champion Al Qemzi looked to be heading for victory after starting from pole position and leading for more than half the race, but in very difficult conditions and fading light on Lake Necko, his boat spun out and lost its ......read more
Thrilling stage to end the climbing of the 2022 Tour
The 18th stage of the Grande Boucle offered the last climbs of this Tour de France: 143.2km from Lourdes to Hautacam.
The start saw an explosion of attacks though no group immediately found any leeway by the peloton.
On the second climb, the Col de Spandelles, the work of Brandon McNulty begins, placed at the head of the group to dictate the pace.
With less than 40km from the finish, Pogačar lunched the first attack, with only Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) able to keep up with him.
On a fast and dirty descent, there was a moment of panic when Pogačar crashed on a bend, though would later remount and join the leaders again.
On the final 14km a group formed by Pogačar, Thomas (INEOS Grenadiers) and the duo of Vingegaard-Kuss (Jumbo-Visma).
With 4km to the ......read more
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Abu Dhabi, UAE – UFC® returns to Abu Dhabi on October 22 as Charles Oliveira takes on Islam Makhachev for the vacant lightweight championship at Etihad Arena on Yas Island.
UFC® 280: OLIVEIRA vs MAKHACHEV will be the latest event held in the UAE capital as part of a landmark partnership between the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, and the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) which began in 2019.
October will also see the return of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week running from October 17 -23, anchored by UFC 280 and consisting of other sports and entertainment ancillary events, powered by Flash Entertainment.
UFC® 280: OLIVEIRA vs MAKHACHEV tickets go on general sale at 1 p.m. GST (Gulf Standard Time) on Friday, ......read more
Tadej Pogačar won his third stage in this Tour de France in a thrilling finale, crossing the finish line first on Peyragudes.
The stage saw the riders face the Pyrenees again with a shark-toothed profile from Saint-Gaudens to Peyragudes over 129km.
Despite UAE Team Emirates showing up at the start with only four men after Marc Soler’s forced retirement yesterday and Rafal Majka today following a muscle injury, the UAE squad lit up the stage.
Mikkel Bjerg took up the work for the second half of the stage at the head of the group keeping a very high pace for many kilometers without giving the escape a chance to gain precious seconds.
Brandon McNulty took over on the second ascent of the day. The American set an incredible pace which he would hold for the final 20km with only Tadej Pogačar and the Yellow Jersey ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi duo return to scene of last year’s world endurance triumph in hungry mood
Abu Dhabi, 20 July, 2022: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi and Mansoor Al Mansoori will be motivated by a title triumph they shared 12 months ago when they return to action at the start of the 2022 UIM F2 World Championship in Poland at the weekend.
The opening round of the series takes place on Lake Necko in Augustów, where the two young drivers joined forces with veteran Thani Al Qemzi to clinch the UIM World Endurance Championships last July.
Two months later, Rashed Al Qemzi, secured his third F2 crown with an emphatic fourth successive victory in the Grand Prix of Portugal, and the Emirati is now hungry for more world championship success.
“I’m excited to be starting another new season with Team Abu Dhabi ......read more
• Mitch Evans takes his sixth podium of the season for Jaguar TCS Racing at the New York City E-Prix
• Sam Bird climbed an incredible eleven places to finish fifth
• Mitch Evans moves up to third in the drivers’ standings, closing the gap to the leader, while Sam Bird remains thirteenth
• Jaguar TCS Racing remain fourth in the teams’ standings
• Rounds thirteen and fourteen of the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship take place on the streets of London, United Kingdom, on 30 and 31 July 2022
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 July 2022 – Mitch Evans takes his sixth podium of the season at the New York City E-Prix, with Sam Bird climbing an incredible eleven places to finish fifth in the twelfth round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. The Jaguar TCS ......read more
Competition aims to highlight and encourage individual actions to help protect the planet, through the medium of art
19 July 2022: National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) announced the launch of its 2022 Art Competition. Under the theme “It All Starts With Me!”, the competition is open for submissions from all adult artists based in the UAE.
The competition theme emphasises the positive impact of individual actions when worked together, leading to a massive change in contributing towards safeguarding our planet Earth. The artworks can be submitted in the form of drawings, paintings, digital art, or sculpture, and should link to the theme of sustainability, and the role that each one of us can play in tackling climate change and conserving the natural environment.
The NBF Art Competition, which began in 2021 and ......read more
• Juffali and team-mate Adam Christodoulou were forced to withdraw from Race Two of the International GT Open in Hungary due to damage. Theeba Motorsport looks to regroup as a team ahead of Red Bull Ring return in September.
Riyadh/Dubai, 19 July 2022: Theeba Motorsport Founder and Saudi driver, Reema Juffali, said “time to regroup” after the team had to retire from Race One of the International GT Open in Hungary.
At the Hungaroring on 9 July, Juffali and her team-mate, Adam Christodoulou, sustained weekend-ending damage following a collision during Race One in Hungary.
Despite the unfortunate result, Juffali had a positive outlook, saying: “we showed so much promise over the first half”.
Praising her team-mate, Adam Christodoulou, Juffali ......read more
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Friday 15 July 2022: The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to the Big Apple this Saturday and Sunday with the New York City E-Prix on the streets of the Red Hook neighbourhood of Brooklyn.
Going into this weekend’s double-header of races with Rounds 11 and 12 of the biggest-ever 16-race season it looks to be a four-horse race in both the Drivers’ and Teams’ World Championship.
Edoardo Mortara (ROKiT Venturi Racing), Jean-Éric Vergne (DS TECHEETAH), Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes-EQ), and Mitch Evans (Jaguar TCS Racing) are ahead of the drivers’ pack while their respective teams hold the exact same position in the standings.
Mortara fired himself to the top of the Drivers’ World Championship last time out in Marrakesh, with a third win of the season after ......read more
• Jaguar TCS Racing head to the streets of Brooklyn with their sights set on another successful double-header weekend
• With the 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship entering the final phase of the season in three iconic city locations, the British racing team aim to deliver a strong haul of points starting in New York
• After his fifth podium of the season in Marrakesh, Mitch Evans sits fourth in the drivers’ standings
• The challenging Red Hook circuit has been a happy hunting ground for Sam Bird who won in New York last year adding to his success in the Big Apple
• Lights go green in New York at 13:00 EDT on 16 and 17 July 2022
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 July 2022 – Jaguar TCS Racing will return to electrify the streets of Brooklyn for the eleventh and ......read more
Galaxy users have until July 22nd to submit epic night shot of the city for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime and exciting prizes
Dubai, UAE – 15 July 2022: Samsung Gulf Electronics is calling up residents to #MakeNightsEpic #withGalaxy until July 22nd by capturing the beauty of the UAE at night for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime. The competition is part of the brand’s “Make Nights Epic” campaign which took over Dubai by bringing magic to the city skylines with the Galaxy S22 Nightography feature.
To #MakeNightsEpic, participants can capture their vibrant city at night to enter a draw and win an invite to Samsung Galaxy’s global unveiling event overseas, Galaxy S22 Ultra devices and many other exciting prizes.
The Galaxy S22 series is designed to push the ......read more
One of the only infant stroller covers in the region made using antimicrobial and antiviral treated fabric, addressing the ‘new normal’ for parents.
Dubai, 14 July 2022: The last two years has seen a generation changed, with a fear of viruses and germs deeply embedded in their psyche and with a newfound knowledge of how these nasties spread in the community. With Covid 19 still spreading across the world and travel now back on the itinerary for many families, the issue remains that newborn babies and toddlers, require additional shielding to microganisms. Peace of Mind Products, a UAE based brand formed by two mothers, one of whom had a new baby at the start of the pandemic that sparked the idea, have just launched the VirusShield Stroller Cover - providing an age-appropriate unique product offering for ......read more
July 11, 2022: As we enter stage 7 and the first mountainous stage of the 109th edition of the Tour De France, it gives us an opportunity to reflect and take a collective deep breath after what has been an unbelievable display of world-class riding, alongside more drama than one could wish for. We’ve had incredible performances, enormous crashes, tactical astuteness from teams and riders alike, cobbles, cross-winds, photo-finishes…and we’re only just entering week 2!
It seems like many moons ago that we got underway in Denmark. A time-trial to kick-off the action before numerous fast flat stages that were of supreme benefit and attraction to the sprinters, allowing them to throw down the gauntlet and make their mark upon the Green Jersey contest. Wout Van Aert of team Jumbo – Visma was the man to beat in the ......read more
Edoardo Mortara Wins Marrakesh E-Prix: Round 10 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
• ROKiT Venturi Racing driver Edoardo Mortara tops podium for the third time this season with victory in Marrakesh
• António Félix da Costa starts in Pole Position and finishes in second place
• Mitch Evans successfully launches a late bid for the podium to finish in third
• Mortara tops the Drivers’ Championship after a braking problem in Qualifying meant leader Stoffel Vandoorne had to battle from the back of the grid to eighth and just four points
4, July 2022 – Edoardo Mortara hit the top of the Drivers' World Championship with victory in the Marrakesh E-Prix Round 10 as the ROKiT Venturi Racing driver fended off severe pressure from DS TECHEETAH ......read more
Between decorating, shopping and hosting, there is endless stuff to do during the festive season! Although it’s all worth it, the biggest task is finding meaningful and unique gifts for different tastes at affordable prices.
Luckily, Global Village makes shopping fun and easy because it is filled with thoughtful gifts for everyone, all at one place So before you spend endless hours searching for family gifts, browse through our gift guide painstakingly picked just to make festive shopping easier for you this year!
Gifts That Are Sure to Warm Mum's ......read more
December 08, 2021: The Children's City of Dubai Municipality is organizing an educational program, in cooperation with Kidnotion Company, to enhance children's knowledge and concepts in relation to robots, the educational workshops included in the program aim to develop the creative skills in the field of programming among the participants, as well as enhance their creative thinking and innovation, raise their out of the box thinking abilities and develop the knowledge stock in the various details of robots’ work, through the provision of a selection of trainers ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 6 December 2021: Swing Latino, the Columbian salsa dance sensation group that has performed with superstars Jennifer Lopez and Shakira during the 2020 Super Bowl show, are bringing their highly energetic and vibrant performances to the Middle East at Global Village for the first time.
Shaun Cornell, Director Entertainment, Global Village said, “We are immensely proud to welcome Swing Latino to our Main Stage. We strive to bring extraordinary talent from across the world to Global Village every season, and the dancers from Swing Latino are a perfect example. They ......read more
Swimming was added to the competition, aside from Youlah, horse and camel riding, saktoun rifle shooting, and traditional poetry
Dubai, December 5, 2021: The 22nd Fazza Championship for Youlah and 17th edition of Al Meydan Program, organised by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), kicked off to a strong start over the weekend in Al Marmoom.
To make the competition more exciting, and in line with promoting the UAE’s intangible cultural heritage, swimming – held at Hamdan Sports Complex – was added for the first time. This year, Yuweels ......read more
December 05, 2021: FilMe has announced partnership with Indian on-demand streaming platform, Ullu and will exclusively release Ullu content in the UAE.
Dubai, 05 December 2021: Australia based entertainment retailer, FilMe is expanding their collection of web series and films in the middle east by teaming up with Ullu, an Indian on-demand streaming platform. FilMe aims to provide a constant stream of new content to keep things fresh for customers and that’s exactly what FilMe hopes to accomplish with their Ullu partnership. Two of Ullu’s flagship shows, Paper and Tandoor ......read more
Al Zaffain, Bin Hendi race to Fujairah Grand Prix victory, but Al Tayer, Al Mansoori says it’s not over yet
Fujairah, UAE, 4th December, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer and Majed Al Mansoori say they will not give up the fight for the UIM XCAT World Championship after Dubai Police won the Fujairah Grand Prix to grab a major advantage in the title race.
The Dubai Police combination of Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi powered their way to a 11.77 secs third race victory from Tomaso Polli and Matteo Nicolini in Six, opening up a ......read more
Al Tayer, Al Mansoori happy with Grand Prix start as team-mates look to bounce back from engine setback
04, December, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi now know the size of the task they face to secure another UIM XCAT World Championship title after Giovanni Carpitella and Darren Nicholson took 222 Offshore to an opening victory at the Fujairah Grand Prix.
Rashed Al Tayer and Majed Al Mansoori in Abu Dhabi 5 finished runners up to the Italian/Australian duo who had a 19 secs winning margin in the first of three Grand Prix races taking place at Fujairah ......read more
Al Tayer, Al Mansoori aim to make decisive move after being edged out in Speed Cat Run
04, December, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi are ready for a showdown with Dubai Police at the Fujairah Grand Prix tomorrow (Saturday) as a fascinating battle develops for the 2021 UIM XCAT World Championship.
Rashed Al Tayer and Majed Al Mansoori in Abu Dhabi 5 believe they can turn the tables on Arif Al Zaffain and Nadir Bin Hendi after being edged out by the Dubai Police combination in the final of today’s Speed Cat Run for the Fujairah Trophy.
Dubai Police lead ......read more
UAE NFT commissioned seven artists from around the world to create unique limited edition digital art that will act as a good future investment while helping to foster a local NFT community movement.
Dubai, UAE, 04 December 2021: UAE NFT, an Emirates-based NFT collection, has announced the launch of specially commissioned limited edition NFT digital art celebrating the UAE on National Day, available for free to buyers.
The distinctive pieces of art were created by seven well-known local, regional and internationally based artists as part of the “From ......read more
Watch the adrenaline-fueled competition at the Waterfront Market on 10th & 11th December
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 November 2021: For the first time in its history, the Euro Cup Dragon Boat Championship will take place outside of Europe and will be hosted in Dubai at the Waterfront Market, Deira, on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th December 2021.
Promising to be an event to remember, 100 teams from 12 countries from across the world will compete for the coveted Euro Cup Dragon Boat Championship trophy over the two-day event. The 250-meter and 500-meter races will ......read more
Dubai, UAE - November 29, 2021: Cartoon Network Middle East today announced the findings of a study into bullying as part of its regional support for Cartoon Network’s EMEA-wide anti-bullying initiative, CN Buddy Network. The study, which surveyed over 2,000 parents in the Middle East with kids aged 6-12 years, found nearly half of respondents across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) reported an increase in cyberbullying amongst children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The research further revealed that 40 per cent of ......read more
• Intriguing line-up of matches for three-day festival unveiled on the side of iconic Mubadala Tower
• As Abu Dhabi readies for 13th MWTC, fans have the opportunity to grab tickets from ticketmaster.ae or Virgin Megastores across the UAE
28 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE: The iconic Mubadala Tower was lit up in unique style with the draw for the welcome return of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship projected on the Abu Dhabi landmark. The Championship returns for its 13th edition from 16 – 18 December bringing fans the best of tennis and ......read more
• FilMe adds a brand-new quality OTT content to its platform for a price as low as AED 4.99 starting from this week.
• The platform offers ‘Matsya Kaand’ from Nov 30 and ‘Jai Bhim’ from Dec 3.
Dubai; 28 November 2021: After a long week and with ‘virus’ threat still around, it would be understandable if you want to just stay inside for the long weekend and relax with family and friends. So, if you’re looking for things to do while you’re squared away in your apartment from noise and virus outside, then you will be ......read more
Starting from 1st December to 4th December 2021
Dubai- November 25, 2021: The largest indoor theme park in Dubai, IMG Worlds of Adventure, will celebrate the UAE National Day from 1st to 4th December 2021. The largest indoor theme park in Dubai, IMG Worlds of Adventure, will celebrate UAE National Day from 1st to 4th December 2021. Gratitude and success to our nation's great achievements of solidarity and gratitude are much appreciated. To mark the UAE's 50th Golden Jubilee celebration, IMG has planned spectacular performances and traditional activities.
IMG Worlds of ......read more
Winners will have their ideas shared with the world at Expo 2020 and receive a six month mentorship program with technology experts at Cisco
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25 November 2021: At Expo 2020 Dubai, Cisco announced the launch of a UAE-wide competition for university students. ‘Power the Future: The Cisco Sustainability Challenge’ invites young entrepreneurs and environmental advocates to share how technology can accelerate the sustainability agenda and measure its impact.
In close alignment with the UAE’s vision to build an ......read more
Dubai - November 25, 2021: His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, received Arkady Dvorkovich, president of International Chess Federation, at the Council’s headquarters and the two sides discussed ways of strengthening their relationship and enhancing bonds.
HE Saeed Hareb received the delegation in the presence of Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary General of DSC, and the two sides also discussed different projects and initiatives for the development of chess in the region.
Welcoming the FIDE President to the Council, HE Saeed ......read more
MATER’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION IN RIYADH EXPLORES THE KINGDOM’S CULTURE AND GEOGRAPHY OVER FORTY YEARS
EXHIBITION KICK’S OFF LAKUM’S DECEMBER 8 LAUNCH AND HIGHLY ANTICIPATED MISK ART WEEK AND AD-DIRIYAH BIENNALE
November 24, 2021: Lakum Artspace, the multi-functional contemporary ‘art space for all’ inaugurates its exhibition program with the first ever solo show by physician turned artist, Ahmed Mater. The exhibition draws its inspiration from Mater’s forthcoming artist book, which explores his personal biography ......read more
Thani Al Qemzi aims for first F1H2O crown as multiple world champions chase glory in Portugal and UAE
Abu Dhabi, 23rd November, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi are targeting three world powerboat racing titles in a frenetic spell of seven Grand Prix races across 16 days starting in Portugal at the weekend.
The dramatic conclusion to a shortened 2021 season first sees Thani Al Qemzi and Shaun Torrente heading into a double-header to decide the 2021 UIM F1H2O World Championship in the Portuguese resort of Figueira da Foz.
With Al Qemzi leading the ......read more
• Intriguing line-up of matches for three-day festival unveiled
• Debutants Casper Ruud and Denis Shapovalov to open Championship, followed by Murray against Dominic Thiem on 16 December
• US Open champion and Olympic gold medal winner Belinda Bencic also go head-to-head on Day 1
• Top seeds Rafael Nadal and Andrey Rublev enter Championship on 17 December
• Soak up festival atmosphere over three days and enjoy exciting activations in Tennis Village
• Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ae and ......read more
Dubai, UAE - 23 November 2021: Are you ready to take Ozka, the fun-loving Quokka’s, Step Up challenge and count your steps while walking around Global Village?
It’s a win-win situation – guests get to take part in the 30x30 Dubai Fitness Challenge and also a chance to win big at Global Village by just doing what Ozka loves to do - counting their steps!
The first 1,000 guests who complete 26,000 steps, in one evening before midnight within the park between November 23 and 30, will receive an all-day access pass for unlimited rides at Carnaval.
To be ......read more
• The 24-year-old Open Champion wins the tournament by three shots and becomes the first American to win the Race to Dubai crown.
• England’s Matt Fitzpatrick and Sweden’s Alexander Bjork in tied-second while overnight leader Rory McIlroy finishes joint sixth.
• More than 65,000 people flocked to Jumeirah Golf Estates over the four days to watch the world’s best stars and enjoy a wide range of entertainment
Dubai, UAE, 22 November 2021: Collin Morikawa produced a bogey-free final round to win the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai by ......read more
• Louis Howes, Michael Smith, Omar Nour, Omar Samra, Tahmima Anam, Aida Muluneh and Anas Bukhash among the prominent guests at the festival
• Highlights include 6 keynote speeches, 12 discussion sessions and 9 training workshops
Sharjah. November 20, 2021: The fifth edition of the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF), one of the largest events for entrepreneurs in the region, organised by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa), will kick off tomorrow (Monday), at Expo Centre Sharjah under the slogan #WhereStarsCollide.
With the participation of 55 ......read more
November 18, 2021: In a celebration of all things green, eco-friendly and sustainable, the annual ‘Down To Earth’ festival returns to Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai's contemporary art museum, for an extended full weekend programme on November 26 and 27, offering a range of entertaining activities for all ages. The festival is presented with long term Community Partner, Dubai Holding and Sustainability Partners: Bee’ah and Hawa Water.
Free and open to the public, the festival includes workshops, demonstrations and information stalls for children, teens and adults ......read more
Records up for grabs globally include:
• Pan Arab: Most single leg backward somersaults in 30 seconds - 12
• UK: Farthest backflip between two horizontal bars - 6 metres
• USA: Most double 'around the world' ball control tricks in one minute – 24 & Most sit-down football crossovers in 30 seconds (female) – 62
• CHINA: Fastest time to pull a car 50 metres walking on hands - 1 minute 13.27 seconds
• JAPAN: Most BMX time machines in 30 ......read more
• Titus Ekiru, world’s fastest man of 2021 in the marathon category, to participate on 26 November
• With over 10,000 participants registered, runners are encouraged to register now to secure their spot at the start line
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 18th November 2021: Race organiser, Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), and race title sponsor, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), today announced the addition of another top athlete to the elite category to join the exceptional line-up of world-class athletes in the third edition of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi ......read more
November 17, 2021: 1 in 6 children* experience bedwetting and don’t know that nighttime underwear can have an immediate impact on their confidence and comfort.
While bedwetting is not always a medical concern and children normally grow out of it, it can contribute to feelings of embarrassment and stress for older children and their parents. It has been a difficult period for many children with homeschooling, lockdowns, and added anxiety in every household driven by COVID 19. While many parents think that bedwetting could indicate a regression in their children’s ......read more
500 players and 35 teams from around UAE will take part in the tournament
DUBAI - November 16, 2021: Dubai Sports Council and JAM Sports Academy have announced the launch of the Open Youth Basketball Championship, which will start later this month and continue until February 2022 with more than 500 players representing 35 teams taking part in the tournament, including an Emirati People of Determination team.
Teams from four local clubs – Al Nasr, Shabab Al Ahli Dubai, Sharjah and Khor Fakkan – will be competing in the championship alongside teams ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 16 November 2021: Cartoon Network Middle East has collaborated with UNICEF’s Regional Office in the Middle East and North Africa to produce and promote content to raise awareness on the topic of bullying; as part of Cartoon Network’s EMEA-wide anti-bullying initiative, CN Buddy Network.
CN Buddy Network rolled out in the Middle East region in 2019, focusing on educating children and parents about the effects of bullying, both in the online and physical world. The initiative provides practical ways to counter bullying, emphasising the importance of friendship ......read more
• Athletes representing 20 countries will participate including the first ever Emiratis to compete at an international ski competition
• Competitors include athletes who have qualified for the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympic Games
• Hosting of competition is the result of UAE being ratified as an Associate Member of International Ski Federation (FIS) earlier this year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 November 2021: Ski Dubai will host its ......read more
November 14, 2021: The global e-commerce based direct selling company, QNET, hosted an event to display Manchester City’s Premier League trophy and Carabao Cup in the UAE for its partners.
QNET said in a statement that the display of the both the trophies presented an opportunity for its partners and stakeholders for photo opportunities and interactions.
QNET hosted the event as the Official Direct Selling Partner of Manchester City Football Club.
“We have hosted the trophies in the UAE before as well ever since we signed up Man City in 2014. Each time Man City won the ......read more
The collector will also receive a replica gift of the original carpet
Zuleya by FBMI has partnered with MORROW collective, to bring the iconic Pontifex Carpet to life which will be displayed in a bespoke framed digital canvas
United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, 14th November 2021: Zuleya by FBMI (Fatima bint Mohamed bin Zayed initiative) has partnered with MORROW collective to immortalize the iconic Pontifex Carpet by turning it into an NFT (non-fungible token). The artwork will be displayed in an ornate gold frame on a 65-inch digital canvas and will be unveiled at Abu Dhabi ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi’s Ortendahl claim’s ladies parallel slalom title
14th November, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al Mulla secured a fourth consecutive freestyle crown in the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship today with yet another dominant display at the Grand Prix of Kuwait.
The Emirati’s latest triumph came after Abu Dhabi team-mate Emma-Nellie Ortendahl had won the ladies title in the Parallel Slalom World Championship staged under floodlights on Friday evening.
Extending a superb winning run stretching back four years, ......read more
Team Abu Dhabi’s Ortendahl battles on with victory in Kuwait
13th November, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al Mulla is on the verge of a fourth world aquabikes title while Emma-Nellie Ortendahl refuses to give up hope of matching him at the Grand Prix of Kuwait.
Reigning freestyle champion Al Mulla followed up his pole position 24 hours earlier by winning moto 1 today in the final round of the this year’s shortened UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship,
Once again outshining his biggest rival, Italy’s Roberto Mariani, the Emirati will now look to secure another ......read more
As Dubai reinforces its position as the fashion capital of the Arab World, such exclusive events in the city that are graced by the presence of the Dubai-based supermodel will make a big difference in the coming years
November 11, 2021: Dubai-based international supermodel Elvira Jain has added her flavour to a Chopard Red Carpet Exclusive event in Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai recently. She made a special appearance at the invitation of the famous Swiss luxury watch and jewellery brand Chopard at its private collection display.
This marks the global recognition of Dubai as ......read more
The Speciality Food Festival 2021 hosts three days of intense Cup-to-Cup competition to select UAE represents at global championships.
Dubai, UAE – 10 November 2021: The Speciality Food Festival, the MENA region’s leading event for the gourmet & fine food industry, recognised the region’s top coffee talent at the UAE National Barista Championship and National Latte Art Championship.
More than 20 baristas from across the UAE were put to the test in an intense live competition where they were challenged to create four espresso drinks, four milk drinks and a ......read more
November 11, 2021: The much-anticipated thriller and action adventure ‘Kurup’ is all set for a grand premiere at Reel Cinemas, Dubai Mall on the 11th of November. Phars Film, the largest film distribution and exhibition network in the Middle East will be releasing KURUP on 11th of November across Middle East in 5 Languages, which include Malayalam, Tamil, Telegu, Hindi & Kannada.
The evening event will be graced by Dulquer Salmaan, Sobhita Dhulipala and Srinath Rajendran.
‘Kurup’, directed by Srinath Rajendran, is a tale based on the ......read more
• Heroic under-18 male and female athletes secure seven golds, four silver and four bronze at Jiu-Jitsu Arena
• UAE’s young women athletes in fine form, claiming four golds, one silver and three bronze
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 10th November 2021: The UAE national team’s Under-18 stars showed the future of the sport in the Emirates is in safe hands, taking 15 more medals to lead the Ju-Jitsu World Championship with 46 medals after an impressive display of technical ability on day three of Ju-Jitsu World Championship (JJWC) action at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena ......read more
Trailer of the south Indian Malayalam film on Sukumara Kurup plays on the world’s tallest building
Dubai, 08 November 2021: Phars Film, the largest film distribution and exhibition network in the Middle East will be releasing KURUP on 11th of November across Middle East in 5 Languages Malayalam, Tamil Telegu, Hindi & Kannada. Wayfarer Films and M Star Entertainments are leaving no stone unturned to promote their crime thriller based on a real-life story, Kurup.
On November 10, the film’s trailer on the fugitive who is still mysteriously absconding, Sukumara ......read more
Al Mulla looks to secure fourth world freestyle title as Al Tayer, Ortendahl seek big finish to world aquabikes season
8th November, 2021: Rashid Al Mulla is confident that he can clinch a fourth successive world aquabikes crown as Team Abu Dhabi look for a triple success at next weekends’ Grand Prix of Kuwait.
The Emirati star goes into the final round of the this year’s shortened UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship aiming to clinch another freestyle title by extending his remarkable winning sequence of 12 consecutive Grand Prix victories and 26 moto wins.
Team-mates ......read more
Cross country rallying at its best as 30th anniversary event sets out across Al Dhafrah dunes
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 08 Nov, 2021: Nasser Al Attyiyah made the perfect start today as he launched his pursuit of a third triumph in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, while Botswana’s Ross Branch set the pace in the bikes with a masterful ride through the Al Dhafrah dunes.
Partnered by Mathieu Baumel in a Toyota Hilux, Al Attiyah is trying to clinch the drivers’ title in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies with one round to spare, and he made his ......read more
• From world-champions to community participants, the event saw over 2000 registrations for its sixth edition
• Communities from far and wide visited the Capital for action-packed day of races and events
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06 November 2021: Yas Marina Circuit was buzzing with excitement, as aspiring triathletes, spectators and families gathered for the community events and races hosted by the World Triathlon Championships Series Abu Dhabi, presented by Daman.
With community races for triathlon, duathlon, running, swimming and cycling race ......read more
Presented by Daman, the event saw the participation of 56 in the Men’s elites from 23 countries, women’s elites saw 49 participation from 17 countries and para-triathlon saw the participation of 91 para-athletes from 26 countries
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06, November 2021: The World Triathlon Champion Series Abu Dhabi, presented by Daman, saw an action-filled first day as elite athletes raced on the tracks and waterways at the Yas Marina Circuit.
His Excellency Aref Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council said: ““We are pleased to ......read more
• Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, watches dramatic Cup finale
• Sold-out crowd witnesses thrilling exhibition series finale at Jumeirah Emirates Towers
• Star players hail Dubai’s padel obsession and tip emirate to propel the sport to new heights
Dubai, UAE – 6th November 2021: Spain’s Juan Lebron, the padel tennis world number one, and enigmatic playing partner Miguel Lamperti claimed a 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) victory in the inaugural Dubai Padel Cup, after a dominant display of clinical ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 4 November 2021: The world’s best triathletes have arrived in Abu Dhabi ready for this weekend’s World Triathlon Championship Series Abu Dhabi presented by Daman.
The showpiece event, organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council and hosted at Yas Marina Circuit, welcomes 232 elite athletes competing across both the World Triathlon Championship Series elite men’s and women’s sprint races, and the World Triathlon Para Championships.
Hosted over two days of incredible action, spectators in the grandstands and sports fans around the world watching ......read more
MAKE WAY FOR THE DEFENDING CHAMP!
20-time Grand Slam champion to defend his title at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City
Thursday, 4 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will return to Abu Dhabi at the 13th Mubadala World Tennis Championship this December, looking to defend his title and make it six victories at the Arabian Gulf’s leading professional tennis experience.
The joint record holder of most male Grand Slam titles has chosen Abu Dhabi to begin his 2022 campaign whilst making his 11th appearance at the Championship. ......read more
• Six plays selected to participate in the competition from a total 14 submissions.
• Rich works catering to the happiness of theatre enthusiasts.
Dubai, UAE - 04 November 2021: Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) announced the programme of theatrical performances that have been selected to participate in the 12th edition of Dubai Festival for Youth Theatre held from 19 - 25 November at ‘The Theatre’ in Mall of the Emirates. The Authority invites everyone to participate in this annual youth festival by keeping up with and encouraging the ......read more
Dubai, November 03, 2021: Australia-based digital company, FilMe, which has an increasing video streaming footprint in the Middle East today announced a strategic partnership with India’s entertainment super app MX Player to enhance its content bouquet to the UAE audience. MX Player’s flagship content, Aashram (all seasons) go live today at FilMe retail points.
In a statement, FilMe said the content acquisition partnership with MX Player will pave the way for continuous streaming of big web series and movies exclusively to the UAE market.
“It is a win-win ......read more
More than 100 celebrities joined the biggest entertainment extravaganza in the Middle East where some of the most famous Indian, Pakistani and Arab celebrities entertained more than 1,000 VIPs, guests and socialites in Dubai
Date: Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2021
Bollywood’s most contemporary celebrities – Kajol, Vivek Oberoi, Shruti Haasan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nora Fatehi, Sunny Leone, Mohammed Ramadan, Urvashi Rautela, along with Bollywood veterans– Zeenat Aman, Shatrughan Sinha, Poonam Dhillion, Prem Chopra, Ranjeet, Gulshan Grover – along with more had teamed up ......read more
EMSO announces international entry list with three FIA titles in the balance
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2 November, 2021: Saudi Arabia’s top driver Yazeed Al Rajhi and new FIM world bikes champion Matthias Walkner have both set their sights on a maiden victory in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge when the event marks its 30th anniversary next week.
Partnered by British co-driver Michael Orr in a Toyota Hilux Overdrive, Al Rajhi is aiming for a second triumph in the UAE this year after the pair combined to win the Dubai International Baja back in February.
Austrian KTM star Walkner, who ......read more
World No.12 and 2020 US Open champion making his third appearance at MWTC
13th edition of MWTC is back at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City, in Abu Dhabi, from 16 - 18 December
Tuesday, 2 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Dominic Thiem, the World No.12, is to make his return to competitive tennis at the 13th Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi in December.
Flash Entertainment, owners of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, have pulled off another masterstroke by confirming Thiem for the 13th edition of the Arabian Gulf’s leading professional ......read more