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    Saudi Trio Get Ready for Korean Test

    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

    Adrenaline Youth Dance Company Win UDO World Street Dance Championships 2022 in Blackpool

    • 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

    Mitch Evans Finishes Runner-Up for Jaguar TCS Racing in 2022 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

    • 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

    Bahraini Students help Drive BRX towards World Rally Raid Success

    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

    Emirates Literature Foundation Announces the Launch of the Kateb Maktub Competition for the Second Year

    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

    beIN SPORTS and Twitter Partner ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 TM

    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

    Mansoor Claims Victory in Lithuania to Grab Lead in World Title Race

    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

    Bennett Climbs to Podium at Tour de L'Ain

     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

    UAE Team Emirates Continue to Strengthen with Novak Signing

     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

    Tim Wellens signs for UAE Team Emirates

    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

    Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon 2022 Reveals New Race Series Edition in Build-Up to Main December Event

    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

    Rashed Aims for Victory in Lithuania to Revive World Title Hopes

    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

    Abu Dhabi Summer Sports sees Surge in Events and Activities during its First Month

    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

    Yousif Mirza takes Home Gold in Islamic Solidarity Games for UAE

    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

    Juan Ayuso Commits his Future to UAE Team Emirates until 2028

    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.

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    Keep Cool and Immerse yourself in Knowledge and Literature at Dubai's Libraries this Summer

    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

    UAE Team Emirates look ahead with Eight Rider Contract Renewals

    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

    Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) to host Inaugural GCC Volleyball Cup for Ladies in Abu Dhabi

    • 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

    Saudi's Reema Juffali Delighted to Claim Bronze Cup Victory at Challenging 24 Hours of Spa

     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

    Faisal Salhab Continues to Impress on the Global Amateur Stage

    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

    DC Aviation Al-Futtaim Sees an Increase in Enquiries for Private Jets to Doha ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup

    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

    Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-Winning Artist Kendrick Lamar Set to Headline Saturday after-Race Concert at #Abudhabigp

    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

    Twitter Celebrates a Decade of Transparency with New Report

    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

    Solheim Cup Heroes to Join the Kordas at Next Month's Star-Studded Aramco Team Series – Sotogrande

    • 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

    Nissan of Arabian Automobiles Announces UAE Winner for #NissanKICKS Lip-Syncing Competition

    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, Art Exhibitions and More at Jameel Arts Centre this Summer

    Expert-led gardening programme: My Winter Garden September 10 - November 26, 2022 9:00am-12:00pm 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

    Mansoor Shines on Dramatic Start to F2 World Title Race in Poland

    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

    Second Place for Pogačar on the Hautacam

    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

    UFC® Returns to Abu Dhabi with Lightweight Championship on the Line

    TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JULY 22, AT 1 P.M. GST 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

    Pogačar Conquers on Stage to Peyragudes McNulty the Key-Man takes Third

    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

    Rashed Launches Bid for Fourth World F2 Crown in Poland

    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

    Evans and Bird Soar to Podium and Points in New York City for Jaguar TCS Racing

    • 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

    National Bank of Fujairah Launches its Second Annual Art Competition'

    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

    Saudi Racer Reema Juffali Forced to Retire from Round One of the International GT Open in Hungary, now looks ahead at Red Bull Ring Return

    • 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

    New York City Hosts ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Racing Double-Header

    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 Aiming for Fairytale of New York

    • 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

    Last Chance to Take Part in Make Nights Epic Competition* with Samsung Galaxy

    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

    New to the Market Virusshield Stroller Cover Offers a First of Its Kind Solution for Vigilant Parents of Infants in This Post Pandemic Era

    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

    Tour De France UAE Team Emirates Story So Far

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    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

    Dominic Thiem to Mark His Return to the Court at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship

    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

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