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Abu Dhabi Baja Sets Stage For Classic Desert Test
Sports | Friday 15 November, 2019 1:40 am
The inaugural Abu Dhabi Baja gets under way tomorrow morning, with drivers and riders urged to savour their appearance on one of the best stages in the world for off road rallying.   Taking place under the patronage of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and organised by the Emirates Motorsport ...
SWS Empowers Sportswomen to Become Future Leaders
Sports | Thursday 14 November, 2019 10:19 am
The Sharjah Women's Sports’ (SWS) commitment to developing the leadership skills of sportswomen to empower their participation in developing and shaping the local sports sector saw expression through six workshops organised during September and October. The effort is part of the newly...
Spain's Super Cup set for Saudi Arabia
Sports | Tuesday 12 November, 2019 3:12 am
The revamped Spanish Super Cup will be played in Saudi Arabia in January next year with La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid kept apart in the semi-finals. The Spanish Football Federation cited its ambitions to host the 2030 World Cup as a factor in giving Saudi Arabia a three-year deal on...
Al Hilal puts one over Urawa in ACL final first leg
Sports | Sunday 10 November, 2019 3:40 am
Al Hilal edged Urawa Red Diamonds 1-0 in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh with Andre Carrillo scoring the winning goal with a header in the second half. The result represents the first win for the Saudi Arabian club against Urawa in...
Hamdan bin Mohammed leads first Dubai Run on Sheikh Zayed Road featuring 70,000 participants
Sports | Sunday 10 November, 2019 2:25 am
Dubai witnessed a spectacular display of community, solidarity and enthusiasm for life yesterday morning, with the city’s artery Sheikh Zayed Road transforming for the very first time into a thumping race track for Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019. Residents and visitors of all ages and abilities ...
Season Six Of Formula E Set To Be The Fiercest Fought Championship In The Motorsport’s History
Sports | Wednesday 6 November, 2019 3:19 am
The sixth season of the ABB FIA Formula E weeks away, and this year it all kicks off at the Diriyah Circuit in Saudi Arabia on November 22 and 23 with a doubleheader and back to back championship races. With more teams entering the contest than ever before, with manufacturers Porsche and...
WWE® Presents the First-ever Women’s Match in Saudi Arabia
Sports | Wednesday 30 October, 2019 12:54 pm
WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced at a press conference at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh that the first-ever WWE women’s match in Saudi Arabia will take place tomorrow, October 31 as part of Riyadh Season, which includes more than 100 events over a two-month span featuring...
HP Hosts Event to Raise Awareness of Counterfeit and Fraudulent Activity in Saudi Arabia
Sports | Monday 28 October, 2019 5:23 am
On Sunday, 20 October, HP hosted a local event to help raise awareness of counterfeit and fraudulent activity in the region.  Attendees from private & public sectors gathered to learn about the threats of counterfeit and how to protect their businesses. With collaboration of our guest ...
FOCP brings to UAE the legacy of one individual 
who changed the face of our fight against cancer
Sports | Monday 28 October, 2019 4:14 am
Honouring the legacy of one individual whose 24-hour run circling an athletic track in Tacoma, Washington, in 1985, changed the face of the fight against cancer forever, Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP) - a UAE-based civil society organisation dedicated to provide emotional and financial support...
Porsche racing drivers excited for Formula E debut in Riyadh
Sports | Thursday 24 October, 2019 3:45 pm
After more than 30 years away from single-seater racing Porsche is back, following the first laps of the new 99X Electric car at the official test drives of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship for the 2019/2020 season in Valencia, Spain. Last week, Neel Jani and André Lotterer, the two...