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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...
The most Competitive Formula E lineup prepares ahead of the Race in Saudi
Sports | Sunday 20 October, 2019 2:07 pm
Formula E fans got a tantalizing look at what the Diriyah E Prix has in store as all twelve teams lined up in Valencia at the Ricardo Tormo circuit on October 15 -18, 2019. The teams took part in pre-season testing in preparation for a year that will start with two consecutive rounds on the...
Jawaher Al Qasimi Endorses Relay for Life Cancer Awareness Event to be held Nov 22-23
Sports | Wednesday 16 October, 2019 3:30 am
Following the huge impact the first Relay for Life event made in the lives of people touched by cancer in the UAE, Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) – the UAE-based civil society organisation dedicated to raising awareness and funds for cancer treatment – has announced the second...
Sixth Edition of Sharjah Women’s Sports Cup begins on October 30
Sports | Tuesday 15 October, 2019 6:30 am
Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS) has announced that the sixth edition of the Sharjah Women’s Sports Cup (SWSC) will begin on October 30, 2019. The event will bring together female employees from Sharjah’s government and private sector entities to compete in three games – beach...
Hamdan bin Mohammed calls on the city to be ‘In It Together’ for the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019
Sports | Monday 14 October, 2019 10:37 am
 His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, urged all of Dubai’s nationals, residents and visitors, government entities, businesses and schools to take on the 2019 Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC)...
Sharjah Women's Sports Launches  ‘Sports Future Pioneers’ Diploma
Sports | Tuesday 10 September, 2019 5:29 am
The Sharjah Women's Sports (SWS) has announced the launch of the ‘Sports Future Pioneers’, a first-of-its-kind diploma in the region. The initiative which seeks to develop the leadership skills of sportswomen to empower their participation in developing and shaping the local sports...
Saudi Arabia launches Farouq competition for amateurs
Sports | Wednesday 4 September, 2019 4:36 am
Amateur competitors in the Kingdom will compete for prizes in swimming, archery and horse-riding as part of an initiative launched by Turki Al-Sheikh, chairman of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA). The Farouq competition will offer total prize money of more than SR500,000 ($133,000) for all ...
Exceeding All Expectations, ADIHEX 2019 Opens Its Doors Today
Sports | Wednesday 28 August, 2019 12:09 pm
Today the 17thEdition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2019 was launched with an unexpected number of visitors in the first opening day. The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's...
MG Motor announces its Official Partnership  with Al Ahli Football Club
Sports | Friday 23 August, 2019 1:31 am
MG Motor has signed a three-year deal to become Official Partner of one of Saudi Arabia’s most successful football clubs, Al Ahli, as part of the brand’s strategic initiative to engage with football fans and become a household name in Saudi and across the Middle East.   The...
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