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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. Nearly 200 budding young cyclists, aged 11 – 16 participated in the three-week program, with the group collectively racking up an impressive 1,000km during 10 hours of pedalling.    The sessions – each designed to replicate the conditions of one of the 21 stages of the Tour de France – also saw the participating kids burn over 25,000 calories and climb the equivalent of 2,000 vertical ......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 Youth Club Teams.  The du LaLiga HPC U14 team, who have embarked on their first scouting camp in Spain this year, delivered a stellar performance in their match against Cadiz, snatching a well-deserved victory with a fierce defense in a highly competitive match played on the Spanish club’s home ground.    UAE Champions du LaLiga HPC U16 squad, still on a high from winning the UAE FAAL and TTD Super Cup in Dubai, crushed ......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, launched today a photo exhibition about the ‘Mosques of the World’, in cooperation with Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Awards (HIPA) and Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. The event will take place at Jumeirah Mosque and will continue until the end of October this year.  The launch of the exhibition coincides with the Hajj season, supporting the Authority's efforts to ......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 participants together in a creative environment to teach them what constitutes a healthy diet and lifestyle.   The programme also engaged the girls (aged 9 to 11 years) in interesting cooking exercises during which they learned about a variety of nutrient-rich foods and ingredients, and ways to turn them into their favourite dishes. One of the core objectives of the programme was to help children understand the connection between their ......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 Dutta is known for his patriotic films loved by audiences across the world. Paltan is based on 1967 Nathu La and Cho La clashes along the Sikkim border after 1962 Sino-Indian War. The film will celebrate the life of the brave Indian soliders who fought and defeated the Chinese infiltrators. The trailer has left the audience in sheer anticipation for the film and with just one month’s left for the movie.  Founder and Chairman Danube ......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 and cultural celebrations taking place at Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi, and Yas Mall. With enough exciting experiences to jam-pack the holiday with family fun, visitors and vacationers needn’t go any further for an Eid Al Adha to remember on Yas Island.    From August 21-25, visitors to Yas Mall and Cascade Dining can enjoy a treat this Eid with five days of exciting family ......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 “buy one get one free” entry ticket from today until 25 August.   The Smiles by Etisalat programme offers several deals and rewards in addition to cinema, shopping, dining, wellness and travel benefits with thousands of partners’ outlets across the UAE. The programme offers curated and personalised offers for Etisalat subscribers and is available from the iOS Apple store or Google Play store for users to enjoy the great ......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 the holiday, while keeping all the family entertained.  70 Days of Summer  Guests visiting LEGOLAND Dubai still have the chance to experience an awesome new activity or offer each day of the week with the ‘70 Days of Summer’ program, running until 31st August 2018.  This includes Thursday Movie Nights with screenings of various LEGO Movies, dance classes on Fridays where kids can learn moves to their favourite songs ......read more

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

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 Centres and Matajer malls in the UAE. The malls have pulled out all the stops to make the Eid Al Adha celebrations memorable for residents and tourists with diverse family activities that will offer plenty of picture perfect moments to share on social media.   Mall of the Emirates  After thrilling audiences all over the world, the legendary King Charles Troupe from New York will be making an appearance in Dubai for the first time this ......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 decorations throughout the park from 15 to 17 August. Watch as the park comes to life in the evening with celebrations for the whole family!  Doors open at 3pm until 11pm, so people can celebrate the occasion with all 17 indoor rides and attractions, live shows, fine dining and lots more.

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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 second highest ranked rider in the peloton for the annual tour through the Netherlands and Belgium.   As well as Mirza, Ulissi will be joined by fellow Italian riders Filippo Ganna and Manuele Mori, Ben Swift from the UK, Jan Polanc from Slovenia and the young Belarussian star, Alexandr Riabushenko. The team will be guided by an Italian duo of Sports Directors, Daniele Righi and Marco Marzano.   Commenting ahead of 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, announced that a selection of its top talents for the 2017-2018 season, arrived in Spain today for the coveted annual 21-day Scouting Camp, consisting of intensive training and competitive matches against some of LaLiga’s top youth teams including Sevilla FC and Malaga FC.  Scouts from LaLiga will be present at training sessions and matches on the lookout for talents to invite for trials.   The third annual du LaLiga HPC trip ......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 firmly seated on a bicycle saddle.  The R2A cycle challenge forms part of a series of key events initiated by Marriott International to raise funds for charities across the Middle East and Africa. This year, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has been selected as the R2A beneficiary in South Africa, while in other markets the partners are Al Jalila Foundation (UAE), Disabled Children’s Association (KSA), King Hussein Cancer ......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 “Back to School” party, whilst still offering a wide range of activities to keep your kids engaged, active and learning through exciting activities.  From 9 to 16 August, all children and families are invited to join the fun at Modhesh World and take part in the daily “Back to School” raffle draw, where everyone who spends AED 300 between 10am and 5pm can participate in the grand raffle to win amazing Jumbo Electronic ......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 James & Alex Dance Studios provide special children-focused dance courses that are both ed-ucational and fun. Available courses include Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theatre, Dance Fusion and Acrobatics & Flex.   Dress code wise, all children would be required to adhere to a strict dress code for each class. All the required uniforms will be available at the James and Alex shop, located at the studio, with ......read more

Calligraphy, etching and Palestinian embroidery: Learn it all at Tashkeel this September

Dubai, UAE, August 09, 2018: September 8 Youth x Hub: Calligraphy Basics Instructor: Majid Alyousef Join the renowned Majid Alyousef on an adventure into calligraphy covering its development, tools and scripts. In a series of exercises, learn the right way to hold a pen and create basic shapes, alphabets and connecting letters to make words. Come to the workshop with a word or short phrase that you would like to practice with. Cost: Free  Time: 10 AM - 1 PM Location: Youth x Hub, Emirates Towers, Dubai September 15,22, 29 Introduction to Arabic Calligraphy Instructor: Majid Alyousef The workshop will introduce the participants to the history and practice of calligraphy, with extensive presentation of the letter forms, shapes and anatomy. Participants will work throughout the course to develop their own ......read more

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi gears up for spectacular Eid Al-Adha celebrations

Award-winning theme park rolls out a 5-day calendar of festivities, featuring the park’s first ever culinary celebration, diverse cultural entertainment and thrilling rollercoaster fun for the entire family    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 8 August 2018:   Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the region’s leading theme park in the heart of Yas Island, is set to roll out an exciting line-up of culturally-inspired entertainment, and the first-ever fusion food concept to mark the Eid Al-Adha celebrations taking place at the park from August 22-26, 2018.    The family festivities will complement the guest experience at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, which combines thrilling rides and attractions such as record-breaking rollercoasters and adventures, to present an unforgettable day at the ......read more

‘The Little Things' That Makes Summer All The More Enjoyable

Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2018:   If you are looking for a bagful of surprises and delights, get to THE LITTLE THINGS. A hidden treasure trove of unique offering located in one of the biggest malls of the world - Dubai Mall, offering a wide range of exclusive gifts, novelties, toys to other most creative items you can find. Here are some may want to grab before they are gone.  Tokidoki X Marvel gift collection  Don’t miss the stunning Tokidoki X Marvel collection featuring avengers.   Cube It Blind Box Series  Collect, connect and stack these funny, loving characters into boxes.   Shopkins Season 4 Pack  Have shelves of fun with the new irresistible Season 4 Shopkins Pack  Nixies Color Changing Mermaid with Pet  Grab the Nixies Mermaids that move through water ......read more

13 Emirati Authors Launched into the Portuguese Book Market

Authors give away signed copies to visitors of São Paulo International Book Fair  Dubai, UAE, August 07, 2018:  It is the first time that the works of 13 prominent contemporary Emirati authors have been translated to Portuguese and made available to the community of readers, book lovers and cultural enthusiasts in Latin America. Led by Sharjah, this translation initiative forms part of the emirate’s cultural exchange programme marking its selection as the first guest of honour São Paulo International Book Fair.  Visitors streamed in at the Sharjah Pavilion’s book-signing corner to receive the first copies of the Portuguese translations signed by their authors themselves. The translated titles feature poetry collections, novels, academic titles on the UAE’s and the Arab region’s ......read more

‘1001 Titles' Highlights Role of Fiction in Emirati and Brazilian Literature

During its participation at São Paulo International Book Fair Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018:  The unique Sharjah-based initiative to publish 1,001 first-edition Arabic books in two years, ‘1001 Titles’ has participated in the 25th edition of São Paulo International Book Fair, as part of a big Sharjah delegation, which is currently in the bustling Brazilian metropolis to celebrate the emirate’s selection as the book fair’s first guest of honour.  As part of its presence, ’1001 Titles’ organised a panel discussion yesterday (Sunday) titled ‘Fiction Stories in UAE and Brazil’. Featuring Majd Al Shehhi, Manager of ‘1001 Titles’; Tamer Saeed, Managing Director of the Kalimat Group; Antonio Ervan, from the Brazilian Cortiz  Publishing House, the session ......read more

Taresh Al Hashimi's Oud Concert Brings Stories from the UAE's Coast to Brazil

A selection of Emirati marine heritage songs performed at Sao Paulo International Book Fair  Dubai, UAE, August 04, 2018:  Emirati composer and song writer, Taresh Al Hashimi, played the UAE’s traditional Oud music to a large international audience of music lovers and cultural enthusiasts in Brazil. His performance took place at the 25th edition of Sao Paulo International Book Fair, which is running from 3-12 August. His music forms part of the cultural programme that celebrates Sharjah as the book fair’s guest of honour. Through his musical pieces, Al Hashimi brought to the audience the dreams of the UAE’s seas and narrated stories of the country’s strong marine heritage – an age when pearl divers and fishermen depended on the sea for their survival. His songs depicted their tales, starting ......read more

Aru Continues to Build Form as He Targets the Tour of Poland With UAE Team Emirates

Dubai, UAE, August 02, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru is back in action, this time in Poland as he looks to build on his top 10 General Classification(GC) place at the Tour de Wallonie. The Italian Champion last rode in the Tour of Poland in 2015, achieving a fifth place after seven days of competition. This year, the UCI World Tour stage race forms part of Aru’s preparation for the Vuelta and features favourable parcours for the skilled climber.   Joining Aru on the tour will be Italian team mates Valerio Conti, Edward Ravasi and Simone Consonni, alongside former World Champion Rui Costa, Sven Erik Bystrom and Polish rider, Przemyslaw Niemiec. The team will be guided by an Italian duo of Sports Directors, Daniele Righi and Mario Scirea.   Commenting ahead of the race, Aru said: “I will ......read more

Dubai Parks and Resorts' roaming ice cream van spreading joy among families and kids in UAE neighbourhoods until 13 August

Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2018:   Summer is here – and so is the ice-cream man! To escape the blistering temperatures, Dubai Parks and Resorts, the largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination in the Middle East, is giving out as many as 2,000 free ice creams to kids and families in select neighbourhoods across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain for two weeks, until 13 August. The destination, comprising four separate parks MOTIONGATE™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai, BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Water Park, have a roaming ice cream van distributing fruit ice lollies and soft ice creams. The van started travelling across select communities in Dubai from July 31 and will continue until 6 August and will visit Abu Dhabi from 7 to 13 August as well as Al Ain from 10 to 11 August.  To check if ......read more

Man of the Moment Dan Martin Back in Action for UAE Team Emirates

Dubai, UAE, August 01, 2018:   UAE Team Emirates’ Dan Martin is wasting little time getting back onto his bike following a successful Tour de France, as he pulls on the team’s jersey this weekend for the Clasica de San Sebastián (4 August). Martin, who picked up a top 10 General Classification (GC) finish and the award for the most combative rider at the Tour following his impressive attacking performances, will look to capitalise on his good form and become the first Irishman to win the one day race.   Joining Martin in the Basque Country will be team mates Kristijan Durasek, Diego Ulissi, Alexandr Riabushenko, Manuele Mori, Jan Polanc and newly crowned Norwegian National Champion, Vegard Stake Laengen. The riders will be guided by highly experienced Spaniard, Matxin Joxean Fernandez, who has ......read more

Art Jameel announces the Gulf's first residency opportunity dedicated to arts writers and researchers

The second edition of Art Jameel’s multi-year commissions programme calls for proposals in Arts Writing and Research – the first of its kind in the region The selected writer will be awarded a three-month residency in 2019 at the Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, which opens on November 11, 2018 Writers are invited to propose a written project to be produced before the end of 2020; applications are due by November 30, 2018 Art Jameel Commissions runs in a three-year cycle: the first edition focused on Sculpture (2018), the second on Arts Writing and Research (2019), the third on Drawing and Painting (2020) Dubai, United Arab Emirates | July 30, 2018 –   Art Jameel, an independent organisation that supports arts, education and heritage in the Middle East, today announces an open call for proposals to Art ......read more

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Medeor 24x7 International Hospital, Al Ain celebrates the spirit of Ramadan…

Dubai, UAE, June 3, 2018:  Bringing together 30 talented Urban Sketchers Dubai under one roof to sketch and draw their surroundings on location, and share their work with the world, one drawing at a time. Winners won exciting prizes, goody bags and their sketches will be exhibited within the hospital lobby during the whole month of Ramadan. In the pictures are the 1st, 2nd ......read more

Al Dhaheri Powers to a Clean Sweep In China…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 3, 2018:  Despite his young age Rashid Al Dhaheri's racing exploits have seen him rapidly rise through the ranks of the karting scene in the UAE and Italy. In a further career development Rashid has taken part in his first race in China where he powered to a clean-sweep of victories. The Abu Dhabi schoolboy made his debut in the China ASEAN ROK Cup at the Nanning ......read more

Ulissi Targets One-day Success at GPLugano…

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Pre-registration for the Montegrappa Writing Prize is now open to aspiring authors in the GCC…

Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2018:  Organisers of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature have announced that pre-registration for the Montegrappa Writing Prize is now open. The competition has produced eight published authors in the last five years and is regarded in the region as one of the most significant ways for aspiring writers to get their work noticed. First-time novelists from the ......read more

Marwan Elshorbagy Withdraws From World Series Finals to Hand Nick Matthew Dubai Swansong…

Dubai, UAE, May 31, 2018:  Egypt’s World No.3 Marwan ElShorbagy has withdrawn from next week’s ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals due to a hamstring injury - meaning three-time World Champion England’s Nick Matthew will make the final appearances of his career at the season-ending tournament held at Emirates Golf Club between June 5-9. Defeat to German qualifier ......read more

Rodriguez Proud to Reach Dubai World Series Finals…

Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018:  Colombia’s World No.14 Miguel Angel Rodriguez cannot wait to return to Dubai when the ATCO PSA World Series Finals light up the Emirates Golf Club from June 5-9. The 32-year-old is currently in the form of his life after claiming his first ever World Series title at the prestigious Allam British Open, when he defeated World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy to make ......read more

Yas Waterworld is Open during Ramadan – and Kids Enter Free!…

Experience non-stop fun for the whole family, with special extended hours during the very first Yas Waterworld Family Night Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 29, 2018:   Yas Waterworld, the Middle East’s Leading Waterpark, is keeping its doors open to guests throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. Yas Waterworld will continue to be operational over the coming weeks. ......read more

Defending champions Al Taher shocked in NAS Futsal opener…

Abdallah’s own goal gifts Al Bahri a 2-1 win over the 2017 champions, while MKS sizzle in 5-0 win over The Emperor Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018:  Defending champions Al Taher made an inauspicious start to their Nad Al Sheba Futsal Championship campaign on Monday night as Ahmad Abdallah’s own goal in the final seconds of the match gifting Al Bahri a 2-1 win. In the other matches ......read more

No Guarantees for Dominant Egyptians With Title Up for Grabs…

Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018:  Egypt’s dominance of world squash has continued unabated this year with the top three places in both the World rankings, and in the World Series Standings for men and women currently held by Egyptians. And an incredible nine Egyptian players – five men and four women - have qualified for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals which takes ......read more

‘The Power' to feed your soul this Ramadan…

New indie movie by Zenofer Fathima is a timely release that highlights prayer as a mighty spiritual force Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2018:  The debut of the independent film ‘The Power’ is especially strong with a timely theme and a compelling ending that is sure to give viewers a spiritually uplifting Ramadan.  Produced and starred in by Zenofer Fathima and directed by Sachin ......read more

Modhesh Begins Tour to Spread Citywide Cheer…

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Women's champ Mehnaz dedicates win to cyclist killed by speeding motorist…

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ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals Groups Announced - Sensational Clashes in Store…

British Open Finalists Rodriguez and ElShorbagy drawn together Defending champion Laura Massaro to play World Champion Raneem el Welily Dubai, UAE, May 27, 2018:   The groups have been drawn for the season-ending ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals, and squash fans in Dubai are in for a treat with sensational clashes in store when play gets underway at the Emirates Golf Club ......read more

Three Saudi Women Win the Procter & Gamble Global CEO Challenge…

Linah Hussain, Malak Mously, and Rawan Baik have beaten out more than 23,000 applicants from across the world to be crowned winners of the prestigious competition.  UAE, Dubai, 27, May 2018 –  A team of three female engineering students from Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah have become Procter & Gamble’s Global CEO Challenge Winners. Linah ......read more

500 Super Final Handball to be held under patronage of Crown Prince of Dubai…

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SIKKA Art Fair 2018 Features ‘Saudi House' by Culture-Focused Tamashee…

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Magic Marco: UAE Team Emirates' Marco Marcato Takes Top Five Spot in Stage 18 of the Giro D'italia…

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Tunisian Besbes gets ready for the World Championships with NAS Fencing gold…

Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2018:  Tunisian Azza Besbes believes she will be taking back a lot of positives from Dubai as she returns home from the 6th Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament with the Women’s Sabre International gold. A five-time African champion and winner of the sabre individual silver medal at last year’s World Fencing Championship in Leipzig, Besbes, 27, defeated ......read more

Kristoff Hopes for Hometown Heroics as Hammer Series Starts in Stavanger…

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Spotlight on the Sacred Art of Inshad; Call for Public and Private Support to Singers…

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Sheikh Juma launches his Asian Games preparations with NAS Run…

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Real Madrid has become the champion team of the exciting Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four 2018, following a decisive victory of 85-80 over its rival Fenerbahçe Doğuş Istanbul at Belgrade’s Štark Arena. This win also stands for the 10th EuroLeague Championship of the Spanish representative.   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- May 22nd, 2018: The Final Four came ......read more

The Puppeteer Behind ‘Star Wars'…

Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018:  He was inside Jabba the Hut in “Return of the Jedi,” helped make “The Muppets” come alive and has been pulling the strings on Yoda since he was 19 years old. Meet Dave Barclay, the puppet master, builder and animatronic supervisor responsible for some of your favorite characters on film and TV. He started his career as an assistant ......read more

Defending champs Surprise down Raptor to reach semis…

Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018:   F3 will square off against defending champions Surprise for a place in the final of Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament’s Volleyball championship after edging Spinneys 3-2 in the battle for the top spot in Group B. Spinneys will take on Group A toppers F3 ‘A’ in the other semis. Both F3 and Spinneys had already qualified for the last four ......read more

Victory Team confident of total assault in GP of Portimao…

Dubai, UAE, May 21, 2018:  Led by four-time defending world champion Alex Carella, Dubai’s Victory Team stayed confident of an all-out assault for the opening round of the 2018 UIM F1H2O World Championship in Portimao, Portugal. Pushed into third and fourth on the start grid by Team Abu Dhabi going into the main race, both Alex Carella and Ahmed Al Hameli stayed confident they could ......read more

Etihad Museum Launches ‘Teachers Pack' In Celebration of International Museums Day…

Enhancing the museum’s position as a key educational and knowledge sharing centre in partnership with the Ministry of Education and KHDA Launching the pack is aligned with this year’s International Museum’s Day theme: ‘Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics’  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 May 2018:   Etihad Museum, an entity ......read more

Defending champions Surprise stunned in NAS Volleyball opener…

DUBAI – Surprise, they never saw it coming. Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2018:  The reigning NAS Volleyball champions, boasting two of the world’s top spikers in their ranks and high on confidence, were expected to open their 2018 Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament campaign with a win against F3 ‘A’. Instead, Surprise were stunned 3-2, despite a fightback from 0-2 ......read more

Victory Team to mount challenge for F1 crown this weekend…

Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2018:  Dubai’s Victory Team will be mounting their most serious challenge for a maiden F1 world title with a two-boat strategy when a total of 19 drivers take to the waters at this weekend’s (May 18-20) Grand Prix of Portimao in Portugal. Several teams have made changes this season with four-time world champion Alex Carella joining Ahmed Al Hameli for the ......read more

Lexus sweeps two podium finishes at round two of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series…

Lexus LC 500 demonstrates its prowess on the track in second race of the season, taking four of the top five positions   Dubai, UAE – 17 May 2018:  Extending its stunning performance at the 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series, Lexus claimed two podium finishes in the second round of the GT500 class held recently at Fuji Speedway. The No. 39 Lexus LC 500 DENSO KOBELCO ......read more

Al Ain FC Confirmed as UAE Host Team for Fifa Club World Cup UAE 2018…

The Boss Joins the Club!  Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2018:  Al Ain FC Chairman His Excellency Ghanem Mubarak Al Hejari promises Arabian Gulf League champions will make the UAE proud against continental kings from across the globe Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Wednesday, 16 May 2018: Al Ain FC have been confirmed as the second qualifier for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018, with ......read more

Aru Impressed with Team Spirit as Italian Champion Secures Top Ten Finish…

Dubai, UAE | UAE Team Emirates – Wednesday 17 May 2018   UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru secured a top 10 finish in what was a thrilling day of racing at the Giro d’Italia. Working closely with his teammates, Marco Marcato and Diego Ulissi, the trio managed to avoid the effects of a late crash which occured at the front of the peloton, with Aru crossing the line ......read more

Facebook Launches Youth Portal, a Central Place for Teens…

The Facebook Youth Portal and our Ongoing Work with Teens By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety and Karuna Nain, Global Policy Programs Manager    Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2018:  It's important that teens can use Facebook in the ways that matter to them while having access to the information and tools they need to keep their information protected and themselves safe. ......read more

Emaar Entertainment Marks the ‘Year of Zayed' this Ramadan by Celebrating the Values of the UAE's ...…

All leisure attractions of Emaar Entertainment to highlight one noble value of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan throughout the Holy Month and Eid Values of Tolerance, Co-existence, Faith, Education and Vision to be highlighted  May 16, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Emaar Entertainment is marking the ‘Year of Zayed’ this Holy Month of Ramadan through a unique tribute that ......read more

UAE Shooting and Archery Federation Unveils its Official Corporate Logo…

The Federation organises the “Year of Zayed Shotgun Championship 2018” and forms its new board of directors through to 2020 [Al Ain- United Arab Emirates, May 15, 2018] – The UAE Shooting and Archery Federation unveiled its new official corporate logo at a press conference held in Al Ain yesterday. The event was on the sidelines of launching the “Year of Zayed Shotgun ......read more

Saint-Gobain announces the winners of the 14th edition of its MultiComfort House Students Contest…

Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2018:  Saint-Gobain presented the awards for the international final of its 14th MultiComfort House Students Contest following the competition held in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) chaired by Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Saint-Gobain group, and Mr. Dawood AbdulRahman Al Hajiri, Director General of Dubai Municipality. Created in ......read more

OMEGA Welcomes Sailing Sensations Peter Burling and Blair Tuke as Brand Ambassadors…

May 14, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: OMEGA is proud to announce that Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have joined the brand as its newest sailing ambassadors. Peter and Blair are two of the world’s most successful young sailors. As crewmates of Emirates Team Zealand in 2017, the two Kiwis lifted the famous America’s Cup, a moment that also positioned Burling - then aged 26 - as the youngest ......read more

UAE Team Emirates Continue Giro Pursuit With Aru in Top 15 Standings…

Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Fabio Aru, now 15th in the General Classification (GC), lost time following Stage nine of the Giro d’Italia. The Italian National Champion, who finished 24th, battled hard on today’s 225km route – the first 100km played out on the flat, whilst the second half saw the peloton tackle steep climbs and finish atop the brutal ......read more

Victory Team prepares for a grand season ahead…

Dubai-based team to participate in Class 1, F1, F2, F4 and Aquabikes Championships this season Dubai, UAE, May 13, 2018:  The Dubai-based Victory Team has eased into its final preparations to mount a multi-pronged challenge in the international world of watersports this season. As per the calendar prepared by the Jebel Ali-based set-up, Victory Team will be participating in the Class ......read more

Uae Team Emirates Head to the USA, as Kristoff & Mirza Look for Gold in Golden State…

Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates continue their UCI World Tour this week, with European Champion Alexander Kristoff captaining a team heading for the Tour of California (13-19 May). The Norwegian goes into the tour in fine form having picked up his first win in UAE colours at Eschborn-Frankfurt. He is supported by the UAE National Champion, Yousif Mirza who is also going through ......read more

Aru Gets Top 10 Finish for UAE Team Emirates at the Summit of Mount Etna…

Dubai, UAE, May 12, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’s Fabio Aru fought hard up one of the tour’s most challenging climbs today, earning a well-deserved 9th place finish. The impressive ride also pushed the Italian Champion higher up the General Classification (GC) standings, and he now sits in 10th position, just 1:12 behind the race leader.   The 169km route was designed for ......read more

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center honours winners in Fourth edition of "Al Mutwasef" ...…

Students, teachers and parents compete in Emirati proverbs Dubai, May 10, 2018:   Under the patronage and supervision of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC), winners of the fourth edition of the Al Mutwasef competition ceremony was held today, Wednesday 9th of May, at Abu Hanifa Boys School in Al Quoz, Dubai.   The competition tagline was inspired by the ......read more

Over 1100 UAE children test their minds at mental math competition…

UAE students shine at the National Abacus Championships The 15th UCMAS National Abacus Mental & Arithmetic Competition saw students use their brains faster than a calculator Children attempt to solve 200 Maths sums in mere 8 minutes May 6, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Agility of mind was tested to the core as hundreds of nimble-minded, quick thinking youngsters took on the ......read more

The Spirit of Ramadan Builds up at LEGOLAND® Dubai…

LEGOLAND® Dubai shares light and joy for families this Ramadan in partnership with the Beacon of Hope initiative The theme park is set to welcome guests with new opening hours, activities and Ramadan Nights Iftar ticket  Dubai, 2 May 2018 –  Ramadan is set to bring joy and rewards in equal measure to LEGOLAND® Dubai. The theme park welcomes families to ......read more

King Kristoff! Fourth Eschborn – Frankfurt Title Puts Norwegian Into the Record Books…

Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018:  UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff reigned supreme at Eschborn-Frankfurt and in doing so, claimed his fourth consecutive title at the historical one day race in Germany. His dominant show of strength not only earned him a top podium position, but also a place in cycling’s record books. The European Champion has now won the UCI World Tour race more ......read more

Etisalat, Intel and Ericsson celebrate the winners of the 5G University Competition…

Dubai, 1 May 2018:   Etisalat and Intel, together with Ericsson congratulated students from the American University of Sharjah for demonstrating innovative 5G use cases as part of the recently concluded university competition. The information and communication technology (ICT) giants joined forces in February this year to launch the university competition, targeting engineering ......read more

Sheikha Hessa Bint Mohammad Al Nahyan Award for Holy Quran bestowed to ISCS Emirati student…

United Arab Emirates, Sharjah, 30 April, 2018 –   Jana Mohammed, a 12-year-old Emirati student from ISCS, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, was recently awarded first prize in UAE and third in GCC for reciting five different sections of the Holy Quran at the Sheikha Hessa Bint Mohammad Al Nahyan Award. The award ceremony was held at Al Bayt Mitwahid Association in Abu Dhabi for the ......read more

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