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#MyDubai Competition offers Expatriates the Chance to Win a Trip for their Friends and Family to Visit Dubai

Dubai residents stand a chance of winning two Emirates return tickets for friends and family to visit them in the city Dubai, UAE; 17 October 2018: Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has announced the launch of a new social media competition under the #MyDubai initiative, offering Dubai residents the chance to win two Emirates return tickets for their friends and family to visit them in the city. Reflecting the enduring importance of Dubai’s largely expatriate population in acting as advocates for the city, the competition calls on all residents to share compelling moments in their lives that highlight the diverse culture and soul of the city. Participants can submit their entries on the MyDubai Facebook page, or simply upload to their personal Instagram and Twitter accounts by using ......read more

Xpress Money Signs Up As The Principal Sponsor of the Bengal Tigers in the T10 League

Led by English cricketer, Sam Billings, the team features top players from around the world Dubai, UAE, October 17  2018:  Xpress Money, has signed up as the principal sponsor of the T10 League team, Bengal Tigers. The second season of the T10, which recently became an International Cricket Council (ICC) sanctioned tournament, is being held from 21st November at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.  Bengal Tigers, which is being coached by legendary cricketer, Stephen Fleming, features top cricketers from around the world. Some of the names include Sunil Narine from West Indies, Jason Roy from England, Mujeeb Ur Rahman from Afghanistan‎, Morne Morkel from South Africa, and Kusal Perera from Sri Lanka. The brand ambassadors of the team are renowned cricketers Sarfaraz Ahmed from Pakistan and Tamim Iqbal Khan from ......read more

BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai introduces 11 new shows with a new line up of performances from various regions of India

Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018:  BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai, the premier Bollywood theme park at Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest integrated theme park destination in the region, has launched a brand-new line-up of entertainment filled with exuberant music, songs and dance starting 15 October.  Guests can immerse themselves in the vibrant sights, sounds and colours of India through 11 new live street entertainment shows held in the park throughout the day, including folk dances, cultural performances and Bollywood-themed acts. All these shows will be included in the ticket price, making it the ideal family day out. Moira Casey, Marketing Director of Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, said: “BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai is a truly spectacular theme park – and now it is even more special, with our new street ......read more

Innovative Solar House Prototype by Baitykool competes for prestigious Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 Award

University teams from UAE, Palestine, & France collaborate to create a remarkable energy saving prototype Winner of the best prototype to be chosen during Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 taking place from 14th to the 29th of November Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy along with the French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates are proudly supporting Baitykool, a solar house prototype project, in its bid to win the best concept and building of an ecological dwelling based only on solar energy, at the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018.    Developed in collaboration with students from Amity University (Dubai), Bordeaux University (France), Arts et Métiers School ENSAM (France), Architecture and Landscape, School ......read more

Magic Man Mirza Looking to End Season on High as UAE Teamemirates Announce Guangxi Line-up

Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  Yousif Mirza will be part of the final UAE Team Emirates selection for the 2018 UCI World Tour season as the UAE National Champion heads to China for the Tour of Guangxi (16 – 21 October). The Emirati superstar will provide support for team captain Fabio Aru, who is looking to end his season on a high and get his first win in UAE Team Emirates colours.    Joining the two riders in Southern China will be team-mates Jan Polanc, Alexandr Riabushenko, Ben Swift, Matteo Bono and Oliviero Troia. The riders will be guided through the six-stage race by Sports Directors Philippe Mauduit and Bruno Vicino.   Commenting ahead of the race Yousif Mirza said: “This has been the most remarkable season for me – my second as a professional cyclist. I retained my status as the ......read more

SICFF 2018 Tells the UAE's Youth ‘It's Great to be Different'

Opens children’s film festival with the screening of unique youth animation series, Zafari    Sharjah, October 14, 2018 :  The region’s leading children and youth film festival, the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival 2018 (SICFF 2018) has got its sixth annual show on the road, conveying the important message of the world’s need to accept and celebrate each other’s differences through the part screening of the cg animated children’s television series by Montreal-based Digital Dimension, “Zafari”, created by David Dozoretz. Animation veteran Dozoretz’s past credits include Star Wars, Star Trek, Mission Impossible, Titan A.E., Yogi Bear, and other award-winning productions.  Premiered for the first time in the Middle East, The show’s ......read more

Egypt Sports Minister Dr Subhi to attend Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity

Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018:  Dr. Ashraf Subhi, Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sport, will be one of the speakers at the 14th Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity, which will be held at Mina Al-Salam Hotel on October 31, under the theme “Empowerment of Youth in the Sport Field”. Organised under the banner of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards, the Dubai International Symposium for Sports Creativity will see Dr Subhi talk about the role of youth in boosting the future of sports and their role in the development of the sports sector. Dr Subhi, who took over as the Sports Minister in June, is one of Egypt’s most prominent sports personalities, having served in different administrative positions at a number of sports clubs and federations. He was Manager of Public ......read more

Caribbean Coaching Class to Grace the UAE T20x

Sir Vivian Richards, Brian Lara, Courtney Walsh, Ricardo Powell, Phil Simmons and Vasbert Drakes look to add Caribbean flavour to the inaugural UAE T20x franchise league Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Sunday, 14 October 2018:   UAE T20x announced the names of some legendary Caribbean coaches who will be a part of UAE’s first ever international cricket league. The five franchises will be eyeing these iconic personalities and will seek to pick these superstars in the draft, which is scheduled to take place in November. The star-studded coach and mentor pool, now consists of close to 180 accomplished career coaches and former cricketers from 16 nations.  Caribbean fans will be thrilled to see cricketing heroes such as Sir Vivian Richards and Brian Lara who will serve as mentors to budding talent in the upcoming UAE ......read more

Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge named winners of startAD's Artificial Intelligence Venture Launchpad

Shortlisted startups showcased to investors and experts after being selected from more than 200 global applicants The three AI startups were selected from 10 shortlisted finalists Abu Dhabi, October 13, 2018:   startAD, the accelerator and entrepreneurship hub anchored at NYU Abu Dhabi and powered by Tamkeen, announced Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge as the winning startups of its inaugural Artificial Intelligence (AI) Venture Launchpad.    Synx, which uses a service that automates time-consuming machine learning processes, allowing data scientists and engineers to train, deploy, and run models at scale, was selected by both Etihad Aviation Group and UAE Exchange as the winning team.    With its pitch, Synx received the Etihad Innovation Kickstarter Award, which will enable the startup to ......read more

Germany take top honours at the inaugural ‘Six-a-Side' mini football World Cup

DUBAI – October 13, 2018:   Germany beat Poland 1-0 in the final match of the inaugural edition of the ‘Six-a-Side’ mini football World Cup held in Lisbon. The lone goal of the match was scored by Germany's Nicklaus Koble.   Organised by International Socca Federation (ISF), the inaugural edition of Socca 6 World Cup took place in the iconic Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s city centre. Best national teams of 32 countries from around the world competed in the week-long tournament.  Poland won against hosts Portugal 2 - 1 in the first semi-final to set up a final battle with Germany, who beat Russia 4 - 3 in the second semi-final. The jury awarded the fair play trophy to Pakistan for an exemplary show of discipline and sportsmanship.  Mr. Shahzeb Mahmood Trunkwala, Vice ......read more

Sharjah Book Authority Strengthens Ties With International Publishers at Frankfurt Book Fair 2018

Dubai, UAE, October 13, 2018:  The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) is furthering its mission to promote Sharjah’s and the UAE’s cultural project at the world’s leading event of its kind – the Frankfurt International Book Fair, whose 70th edition is currently underway with participation of 7,000 exhibitors from 105 countries. Through its participation in international book events, SBA aims to share the UAE’s and the Arab world’s literary and cultural contributions and advances with the world. The authority also represents its cultural subsidiaries working to promote the UAE’s flourishing publishing industry and opening up new channels of communication to build stronger relations and partnerships with international counterparts.  SBA has used their participation to promote the upcoming ......read more

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi launches German translation of the book ‘Words of a Leader: Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan'

As part of its participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair Abu Dhabi, 11 October 2018:   In the presence of HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) yesterday launched a German language version of the book “Words of a Leader: Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan”, as part of its participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair.  Featuring selected quotes from Sheikh Zayed, the book has been published in Arabic on the occasion of the Year of Zayed, which marks the centennial of the late Founding Father, and has also been made available in English and French, with the Chinese, Spanish, Russian and Hindi translations to follow. HE Mohamed Khalifa Al ......read more

2018 Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup draw - UAE get Brazil, Spainand Egypt

1) As a technology company, why do you partner with and invest in sports initiatives?  • At Huawei, we believe in the importance of health, fitness and meaningful connections between communities. We are always on the lookout for opportunities that empower individuals and allows them to express themselves – so what’s a better way to do it than a sports activity that brings teams together from all over the world.    2) Why did Huawei choose the Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in Dubai? • The Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in Dubai 2017 was a great success for everyone involved; participants, organizers and sponsors alike. Our participation last year showed us a great deal of effort invested by the Government of Dubai in general, and the Dubai Sports Council in particular, to encourage ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Tackle Tour of Turkey as Ulissi & Co Look to Retain the Title

Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates will be looking to defend their Tour of Turkey title this year with Italian, Diego Ulissi once again leading the charge for the Emirati team. Ulissi will look to capture the victory and show why the team has decided to renew his contract for another two years (2019-2020). He will be the beacon for the team in the six stages of this World Tour race, taking place from 9 to 14 October.   Joining Ulissi will be teammates: Anass Ait El Abdia (Morocco), Simone Consonni (Italy), Valerio Conti (Italy), Kristijan Durasek (Croatia), Vegard Stake Laengen (Norway) and Przemyslaw Niemiec (Poland). The riders will be guided through the race by Sports Directors Marco Marzano and Simone Pedrazzini.    Commenting ahead of the race, Diego Ulissi said: “I have fantastic ......read more

Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2018 FactSheet

Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: Date: 29-30 November and 1 December 2018 Tickets Thursday: Free Entry General Admission Friday: AED 315 in advance / AED 420 on the day General Admission Saturday: AED 315 in advance / AED 420 on the day General Admission Season Tickets: AED 525 in advance / AED 630 on the day Reserved Seating Friday and Saturday: AED 735 per person if booking for group of 20 or more AED 820 per person - minimum two bookings Corporate Hospitality Friday and Saturday: AED 31,500 per table per day or AED 2,100 per person per day History From what started 49 years ago with a small group of British expats at Dubai Exiles RFC, the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens has grown into one of the world's premiere Sevens events. Back in 1970, there were just a few players and a handful of fans scattered along ......read more

Rui Returns: Costa, Aru & Martin Looking to Make an Impact in Italian One-day Races

Dubai, UAE, October 08, 2018:  The racing continues to come thick and fast for UAE Team Emirates as they face three back to back events in Italy. The team will line-up for the Tre Valli Varesine (9 October), Milano-Torino (10 October) and at the Gran Piemonte (11 October).   Making his return to the Emirati team will be Rui Costa, who secured a top 10 finish at the World Championships in Innsbruck and will lead the line-up at  Tre Valli Varesine. Supporting the former World Champion will be teammates: Andrea Bagioli, Matteo Bono, Edward Ravasi, Aleksandr Riabushenko, Ben Swift and Oliviero Troia.   Meanwhile, Milano-Torino will see the return of two of UAE Team Emirates’ stars – former Italian National Champion, Fabio Aru and Tour de France stage winner, Dan Martin. The pair will join Rui Costa ......read more

JOHNSON'S® Baby Right Start Initiative seeks to certify birth of 91 million unregistered babies in MEA

October 08 recognized as International Birth Registration Day JOHNSON’S® Baby has teamed up with Save the Children to launch The Right Start Initiative, a program that seeks to drive demand for the birth registration of over 91 million babies in Middle East and Africa .  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8th October, 2018:   Today, 230 million babies around the world, and 91 million babies in the region alone do not have birth certificates, resulting in a lack of basic human rights, needs and protection. As well as causing immediate issues, this lack of identity can also lead to displacement, statelessness, and the inability to prove that a child is a minor in the eyes of the law. The Right Start Initiative was launched in Ethiopia and Lebanon this month, where governments are actively trying to register ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Confirm Contract Renewals for Dynamic Duo

Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates has confirmed the contract extensions of Norwegian National Champion, Vegard Stake Laengen and Jan Polanc, with the duo signing two-year extensions.    Laengen, who performed amicably at the recent World Championships and led the breakaway until the final 20km said: "I'm very happy for the chance to continue for another two years with UAE Team Emirates. We are a united group. I get along very well with my team-mates and the staff, the atmosphere is motivating and it helps me better my performance, allowing me to take advantage of special moments like what we saw in the National Championship and the recent worlds. I can't wait to share more of these moments with the team.”   Commenting on his new deal, Jan Polanc said: “I couldn't ......read more

MOTIONGATE™ Dubai's Fright Nights offer something for everyone this Halloween

Halloween celebrations taking place each weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November Experience a family-friendly Halloween during the day Discover two scare zones and a live SAW Maze at night Dubai, 7th October 2018:   MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, the region’s largest Hollywood-inspired theme park is the go-to destination this Halloween. The park will transform into a ghoulish experience after dark, with its two zombies scare zones and live SAW Maze.   Debuting for the very first time in the UAE and the region, get ready to experience the true-to-film themed maze based on the terrifying movies SAW, one of the most successful horror films franchise, every weekend from 18th of October to 3rd of November.   Play a game with Billy at the SAW maze for the ultimate blood chilling Halloween ......read more

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Launches Volunteering Recruitment Drive

Dubai, UAE, October 06, 2018:  A special volunteer registration event is being held this weekend at Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi to encourage UAE residents to participate in the world’s biggest sports and humanitarian event of 2019.    Taking place from 14 – 21 March next year, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will require 20,000 volunteers to help host the event.   The event at Yas Mall featured meet-and-greets with Special Olympics UAE athletes, Unified Zumba sessions, and interactive games to find out more about the different volunteering roles available at the World Games next year.    Gymnast Alia Al Zaabi demonstrated her talent with a lively gymnastics performance met with cheers from the crowd.    Certified Zumba instructor Clari Lehmkul, who will compete for ......read more

HHC looks forward to collaborating with Louvre Abu Dhabi to boost UAE's cultural heritage

Dubai, UAE, October 06, 2018:  The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) is looking forward to collaborate with Louvre Abu Dhabi in promoting the UAE’s rich cultural heritage. The HHC recently visited Louvre Abu Dhabi to explore ways of future cooperation between the Center and the world-renowned art and civilization museum. The HHC delegation, headed by H.E. Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmook, CEO of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center, included a number of heads of departments and officials of the Center. They had a healthy exchange of ideas and proposals with Manuel Rabaté, Director of Louvre Abu Dhabi, on the local heritage aspect of the UAE.   H.E. Abdullah Hamdan bin Dalmook said: “We look forward to working with Louvre Abu Dhabi. With our strong background in promoting Emirati culture, values and ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Announce Line Ups for Two-day Italian Bonanza

Dubai, UAE, October 06, 2018:  As the UCI World Tour 2018 creeps into its final month, riders are gearing up to tackle the Giro dell’Emilia and the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli.    This will be the final opportunity for someone to pick up a victory on this year’s tour, and leading the charge for UAE Team Emirates will be Jan Polanc. The Slovenian will rely on support from teammates: Matteo Bono, Ben Swift, Alexandr Riabushenko, Manuele Mori, Simone Petilli and Edward Ravasi for the Giro dell’Emilia, whilst Oliviero Troia will be drafted into the team to replace Edward Ravasi for the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli.   Guiding the team across the two days of racing will be Sports Director, Daniele Righi who said: “The Giro dell'Emilia is more demanding. With the five climbs up San Luca, ......read more

A STAR IS BORN: In Cinemas next Thursday 11th October!

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  In “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life.  Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive.   In this new take on the iconic love story, four-time Oscar nominee Cooper (“American Sniper,” “American Hustle,” “Silver Linings Playbook”), makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture.  Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally.  She has ......read more

Registration open for the 4th MITEF Saudi Startup Competition

Competition organised in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel and MITEF Global December 25, 2018 deadline for application submissions  Funding of over SAR 325,000 awarded to winners at closing ceremony in the Eastern Region, Saudi Arabia, on March 2, 2019 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, October 3, 2018:   The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum Saudi Arabia, a chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Global in collaboration with Bab Rizq Jameel, the Community Jameel initiative, has announced that registration is open for its fourth annual Saudi Startup Competition. This year’s edition will be held under the slogan “Challenge Yourself” and aims to nurture entrepreneurship and stimulate entrepreneurs in the Kingdom to contribute effectively to achieving the goals of Saudi Vision ......read more

Protecting People from Bullying and Harassment By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Everyone deserves to feel safe on Facebook, and it's important that we help people who encounter bullying and harassment online. Today, we're introducing new tools and programs so people can better control unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook. New comment moderation, reporting, and appeal tools We are giving you more control over how people interact with your posts on Facebook because comments can sometimes be used to bully or harass people. We're introducing a way for people to hide or delete multiple comments at once from the options menu of their post. This feature is rolling out on desktop and Android and will be available on iOS in the coming months. We are also testing ways to more easily search for and block offensive words from appearing in ......read more

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Win-a-robot competition launched by Epson…

Placing tech in the hands of the future: Epson launches EMEAR-wide competition to win up to 3 robots   Dubai, UAE, 11 September 2018:   Industry 4.0 is a reality, and Epson - the global market leader in SCARA robots and provider of automation solutions since 1980 - is ready to lead the change. As automation continues to expand, many new and innovative applications for robots ......read more

Afghanistan Premium League T20 (APLT20) Draft 2018…

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Brian O'Driscoll Wins the 2018 Omega Celebrity Masters…

September 10, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Bringing golf and glamour to the mountains of Switzerland, the second “OMEGA Celebrity Masters” took place this Saturday with a special victory for former rugby player Brian O’Driscoll. The tournament swung into action during the afternoon on the main course in Crans-Montana, after the professionals in the OMEGA European Masters had ......read more

Stellar Roster of Over 400 International Players to Be Included in the UAE T20X Draft…

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CNN's Inside the Middle East explores the region's evolving photography scene…

Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2018:  On this month’s episode of Inside the Middle East, CNN explores the region’s growing art scene. The programme meets Mubarik Jafery, co-founder of Tribe, the Middle East’s only magazine dedicated to Arab photography. Jafery describes how his childhood developed his interest in art: “Photography’s been part of my upbringing. My ......read more

Neon Nights Closing Party Presented by “Ministry of Sound”…

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Fabio Aru Takes Another Top 10 Finish for UAE Team Emirates in Stage 14 of La Vuelta A Espana…

Dubai, UAE, September 09, 2018:  It was another hard-fought day for UAE Team Emirates in Stage 14 of La Vuelta, as Fabio Aru added one more top 10 finish to the team’s tally and in doing so jumped four spots in the GC rankings to 13th position. Aru bedded in with his GC rivals early on in the race and stayed with them as the group broke away from the main peloton on the brutal climbs ......read more

Dyson announces the UAE winner of the James Dyson Award, Progressing to the Global Competition to ...…

Providing individuals with disabilities a more comfortable way to travel, the Air Chair is a new and improved wheelchair providing ease of access and mobility. Individuals with disabilities around the world are restricted in mobility and accessibility when it comes to air travel forcing them to settle to uncomfortable circumstances.  6 September 2018 - Dubai, UAE:  ......read more

Comprehensive lineup of exhibitions and programmes announced for November inauguration of Jameel ...…

Jameel Arts Centre opens in Dubai on November 11, 2018 The contemporary arts institution features 10 gallery spaces; the Gulf’s first open-access arts library and resource centre; 7 desert gardens; commissions, studio and events spaces; a restaurant and shop  ‘Crude’, curated by Murtaza Vali, and featuring works by 17 artists and collectives, is the world’s ......read more

Global Cinema Exhibitor Cinépolis Enters the Gulf With Al Tayer Group…

Dubai, UAE, September 05, 2018:  Cinépolis, the fourth largest exhibition circuit in the world and the largest cinema exhibitor in Latin America, has partnered with Al Tayer Group, one of the Middle East’s leading luxury and lifestyle retailers, to build and operate cinemas across the GCC region. This venture will introduce Cinépolis’ world-class cinema-going experience - ......read more

Deezer reveals the top Fitbit workout songs keeping the world fit…

One Kiss by Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris is the most listened to track on Fitbit watches globally Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris’ One Kiss tops the beats per minute chart for fitness enthusiasts picking faster songs for their workouts Drake’s God’s Plan also dominates Deezer downloads on Fitbit and is one of the most popular songs for a workout in the US, UK, France and ......read more

Dubai Sports Council ushers UAE sports into the future through gene analysis…

Dubai, UAE, September 05, 2018:  Sports in the UAE is set to take a major leap into the future following Dubai Sports Council’s deal with Finland-based biotechnology firm Evogenom Oy, which will introduce the country’s sports sector to the world of genomics and genetic testing for the first time. Genomics has been gaining traction in the world of sports, developing rapidly as ......read more

Ulissi Looking to Defend Canadian Title as Italian Leads UAE Team Emirates to North America…

Dubai, UAE, September 05, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Diego Ulissi returns to the stage of his last one-day race win as the Italian gears up for the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec and the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal. Ulissi took home first place in the GP Montreal last year, his second one-day victory in UAE colours, and will be hoping for a repeat performance this time ......read more

Majid Al Futtaim Announces Partnership to Launch World's Largest Indoor Ski and Snow Park in China…

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Young Emirati champion Rashid Al Dhaheri notches up another victory in the Rok Cup in Beijing, China…

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UAE Team Emirates Supports Abu Dhabi Cycling Club at Their European Training Camp and Announce New ...…

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FREE DANCE WEEK FOR KIDS at James & Alex Dance Studios…

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Aru Edges Closer to a Top 10 Spot in La Vuelta After a Brutal Day in the Mountains…

Dubai, UAE, September 03, 2018:  Tomorrow’s rest day couldn’t come any sooner for the peloton at this year’s Vuelta a Espana, after nine days of back-to-back racing was capped off with a 200.8km route, which started in Talavera de la Reina and ended with a brutal mountain top finish at La Covatilla. Since La Vuelta began on Saturday 25th August, UAE Team Emirates’ ......read more

Seatrade INFOCUS photography competition now open for entries…

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Dust Off Your Bikes, the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge Is Around the Corner…

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Alexander Kristoff Has His Eyes on the Prize With a Weekend of Racing in Northern Europe…

Dubai, UAE, September 01, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates will put out a well-balanced team for two days of racing in Northern Europe as they take on the Brussels Cycling Classic (Saturday 1 September) and the GP de Fourmies (Sunday 2 September). Blending experience and youth, the team will be led by 2017 European Champion, Alexander Kristoff and supported by 2013 World Champion Rui Costa. ......read more

Simone Consonni Earns Another Top Five Finish for UAE Team Emirates in Stage 6 at La Vuelta…

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Promising Year-Round Entertainment, VOX Cinemas' Second OUTDOOR Experience Launches at Aloft City ...…

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Facebook Watch Is Going Global…

Fidji Simo, Head of Video   Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2018:  Today we're making Facebook Watch available everywhere — giving people around the world a new way to discover great videos and interact with friends, creators and other fans.   We launched Watch in the US a year ago to give people a place on Facebook to find shows and video creators they love and to ......read more

‘The Peril 2' gets nod from Bollywood star…

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018:  Zenofar Fathima’s social awareness short films continue to draw attention and praise from the general public and prominent figures alike in the UAE, and just recently, a well-known Bollywood celebrity has taken notice and lauded the independent film producer’s upcoming project, ‘The Peril 2’.  Sonu Sood, an Indian film actor best ......read more

It's Back-to-School time with Mumzworld.com…

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2018:  Largest selection of Lovely Lunch Boxes, Brilliant Backpacks and Wonderful Water Bottles; mumzworld.com have everything so that your kids can be ready for anything this week!   Back-to-school is almost here and with it comes a lengthy shopping list, especially if you have more than one child to think about! There is nothing quite like starting the new ......read more

T20 Cricket Stars to feature in the Inaugural Afghanistan Premier League (APLT20)…

Key Players include Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi,  Rashid Khan, Brendon McCullum and Tamim Iqbal, ICC’s Youngest Full Member T20 League In The World  Announces Draft System, 1st season of the league is scheduled to take place between 5th Oct – 23rd Oct, 2018 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Dubai, 28 August 2018 :   Afghanistan Cricket Board and Snixer ......read more

Simone Consonni Takes a Top Five Finish for Uae Team Emirates at the Vuelta…

Dubai, UAE, August 28, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates tackled the second road stage of this year’s Vuelta with a solid performance that saw the team’s young Italian sprinter, Simone Consonni, contest a fast sprint finish after nearly five hours of racing. Fabio Aru continued to build on his form and crossed the line just behind the sprinters to move into 18th position in the GC ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts signs strategic partnership with leading Chinese payment gateway UnionPay…

Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2018:   Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination in the Middle East, has signed a strategic partnership with leading Chinese payment gateway UnionPay to provide marketing services and facilitate payments for cardholders visiting the UAE.  Currently, Union Pay is the preferred payment platform for a majority of ......read more

Aseel Al-Hamad tells CNN: Nothing is impossible…

August 26, 2018:  To celebrate the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving, Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, drove Renault Sport’s 2012 Formula One car around the 2018 French Grand Prix track and became the first Saudi woman to drive a Formula One car.   On this month’s episode of The Circuit, host ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Launches Its Vuelta a Espana Campaign With Encouraging Time Trial Results…

Dubai, UAE, August 26, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates kicked off its Vuelta a Espana campaign yesterday evening, when the riders tackled the first of the two Individual Time Trials (ITTs) that will feature in this year’s race. The short and flat 8km course around Malaga in the south of Spain saw riders set off from the Centre Pompidou before finishing on the famous marbled flooring of Calle ......read more

Netflix Announces What / If An All New Original Drama Series Starring Renée Zellweger From ...…

We kindly ask that you link to www.netflix.com/whatif in your coverage    Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Social thriller What/If explores the ripple effects of what happens when acceptable people start doing unacceptable things. Each season will tackle a different morality tale inspired by culturally consequential source material, and the power of a single fateful decision to ......read more

Michael Phelps: ‘I didn't want to be alive'…

Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Olympian Michael Phelps sat down with CNN World Sport anchor, Patrick Snell to discuss his struggles with depression.   Phelps is working to raise awareness of depression and other mental health issues by telling others about his own journey. Phelps hopes to inspire others to openly speak about their struggles and help save lives.   Key ......read more

Video: UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy Inspires Hundreds of Kids to Take Up Cycling This Summer…

Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  Summer fitness initiative sees nearly 200 youngsters cycle over 1,000km in three weeks   As the riders from UAE Team Emirates pick up the plaudits following their performances at this year’s Tour de France, the team is also celebrating its influence at a grassroots level, with the success of the recently launched UAE Team Emirates Youth Academy. ......read more

UAE-based du LaLiga HPC Team Beats Cadiz CF and Granada CF in Highly Competitive Matches in Spain…

du LaLiga HPC U14 team delivers a stellar performance in their first scouting camp in Spain beating Cadiz on home ground  du LaLiga HPC U16 team crushes Granada in 4-0 win on home turf  LaLiga Club scouts on the look-out for talents from the UAE Dubai, UAE, August 18, 2018:  The du LaLiga HPC U14 and U16 teams have had a winning week in Spain, beating two major LaLiga ......read more

Dubai Culture Announces Launch of ‘Mosques of The World' Exhibition…

As part of the Authority’s efforts to highlight the importance of Islamic arts and culture  The exhibition includes 32 photographs taken by creative photographers from 15 countries around the world Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 August 2018:  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage and literature, ......read more

‘Little Chef' Arms the UAE's Youngest with Tools to a Healthy Lifestyle…

Educational programme organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention and Sharjah Girl Guides  Sharjah, 18, August 2018:  The 6th group, has been titled champion of an educational programme series, ‘Little Chef’, organised by Ministry of Health & Prevention (MoHaP) and Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG). Concluded yesterday (Thursday), the programme brought its 28 ......read more

JP Dutta back with yet another war drama - Paltan…

Dubai, UAE, August 18th, 2018:   Danube Properties host the star cast of J P Dutta’s film Paltan. The renowned film maker is back after a decade with the movie Paltan and boasts an ensemble cast comprising of Jackie Shroff, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Gurmeet Choudhary, Harshwardhan Rane, Sonal Chauhan, Siddharth Kapoor with the producer Nidhi Dutta and Director J P Dutta. JP ......read more

Yas Island to host unforgettable Eid Al Adha celebrations…

August 16, 2018 – Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Yas Island, the UAE’s premier leisure and entertainment destination, is set to usher in an unforgettable line-up of Eid Al Adha celebrations taking place over the course of the holiday from August 21-26. In addition to Yas Marina’s signature fireworks show, visitors will be spoilt for choice with a wide range of events, activities ......read more

Buy One, Get One Free Entry Ticket to Modhesh World With “Smiles by Etisalat”…

Don’t miss the amazing offer with “Smiles by Etisalat” before Modhesh World ends on 25 August Dubai, UAE - 15 August 2018:   As the summer holidays come close to an end, Modhesh World, one of the region’s largest indoor entertainment and amusement facilities, has partnered with “Smiles by Etisalat” to provide visitors with an amazing offer to ......read more

Five Awesome Reasons to Visit LEGOLAND® Dubai During the Eid Al Adha Holiday…

Keep the kids entertained at LEGOLAND® Dubai this Eid with extended opening hours and continued ‘70 days of Summer’ celebrations Dubai, 15 August 2018:  Awesome Awaits this Eid at LEGOLAND® Dubai with a range of fun family activities on offer from 16-24 August. With the holiday almost upon us, LEGOLAND Dubai has rounded up the top reasons to visit the park over ......read more

Spectacular live entertainment for the entire family at Majid Al Futtaim malls in the UAE this Eid ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug 14, 2018:   Don’t just send your loved ones a Whatsapp message to wish them a blessed Eid Al Adha. Instead, make them feel special by spending time enjoying interactive roaming entertainment, sharing unforgettable moments over a scrumptious meal at international restaurants and shopping together at Mall of the Emirates, City Centres, My City ......read more

Bollywood Parks™ Dubai to host cultural celebrations to mark ‘72 years of India'…

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2018:  Event Listing: Event: ‘72 years of India’ celebrations When:   August 15th to 17th, 2018 Location: Bollywood Parks™ - Dubai Parks and Resorts To celebrate ‘72 years of India’, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai will host exclusive dance performances, patriotic music, traditional Indian food stalls and special ......read more

Yousif Mirza Back in Action for UAE Team Emirates at the Binck Bank Tour…

Dubai, UAE, August 12, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Yousif Mirza returns to racing in good form after a long spell of summer training camps around Europe. The Emirati National Champion will be riding in support of Diego Ulissi as the team takes on the Binck Bank Tour from 13 – 19 August. Ulissi will go into the stage race as a team leader who is full of confidence, knowing he is the ......read more

du LaLiga HPC Top Talents Arrive in Spain for 21-day Annual Scouting Camp…

Third annual trip witnesses largest team to date with expanded categories to U14  High Performance Centre Talents will compete against LaLiga’s Top Youth Clubs Talents one step closer to a professional football career Dubai, UAE, August 09, 2018:  du LaLiga High Performance Centre - the platform for top talent selected by LaLiga scouts through du Football Champions, ......read more

The Marriott International cyclist team completes 600km R2A cycle challenge…

Dubai, UAE, August 09, 2018:  The team of Road To Awareness (R2A) cyclists have crossed the finish line after pedaling just under 600 kilometres across the Western Cape in South Africa for charity. The team of local and international riders set-off from The Westin Hotel in Cape Town on Thursday 2nd August and spent the next three days experiencing the best of the beautiful Western Cape while ......read more

Head to Modhesh World for Summer Fun Before the School Run…

Dubai, UAE - 09 August 2018:   With the summer holidays almost over, there’s just enough time to squeeze in some extra fun at Modhesh World, one of the region’s largest indoor entertainment and amusement facilities in the UAE, before heading back to school. Modhesh World will be celebrating the last few weeks of summer fun with cake, balloons and lots of prizes with the ......read more

Let your kids enjoy some dancing at James & Alex Dance Studios…

Kids classes at James & Alex Dance Studios - September 8th to December 20th Dubai, UAE, August 09, 2018:  Children easily develop an inner feel for music allowing them to effortlessly create a harmony be-tween dance movements that are elegant, accurate and beautiful. Dance is a wonderful form of self-expression that builds confidence in any child during their growing-up years. The ......read more

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