Skateboard for honour and glory on October 13 in Dubai
Vans UAE and Dynamics have partnered to present the first ‘Skateboarding Jam’ in Dubai on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Business Bay Skate Park. Entry is free. Skaters are urged to bring their favourite boards and enjoy the ramps while showing off their best skateboarding skills. Skateboarding Jam will... Read more
Sarfraz Ahmed is Danube’s brand ambassador for Pakistan
Dubai-based Danube Group has signed Pakistani cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed as its brand ambassador for Pakistan. A role model for young cricketers in Pakistan, Sarfraz rose to prominence when he led his side to victory at the Under-19 World Cup in 2006. A year later, he made his... Read more
Manchester United players add graffiti touch to mural
Manchester United players, their faces hidden, have spray painted a mural at Old Trafford’s stadium. The unique mural, created by American graffiti artist Alec Monopoly, depicts scenes from Old Trafford stadium. The mural, sprayed by Paul Pogba, Victor Lindelof, Jesse Lingard, Michael Carrick and Chris Smalling, is inspired by... Read more
You could win Dh50,000 by playing FIFA 17 at 3 malls in Dubai
So, you love to play? That’s cool because Majid Al Futtaim is hosting the number one online game in the GCC region, EA Sports FIFA 17 live on PlayStation 4, exclusively at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif during Dubai Summer Surprises 2017. Mall... Read more
Union Coop sponsors sports activities of Dubai Customs for 2017
Union Coop, one of the largest cooperatives in the UAE, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai Customs to sponsor its sports activities for 2017 and strengthen the community partnership between the two parties. The sponsorship is part of Union Coop’s strategic objective to promote sports practices and... Read more
‘What The Duck 2’ adds to cricket frenzy this season
Viu, a leading video-on-demand platform, has launched the second season of its marquee cricket-comedy chat show, ‘What The Duck’. The bi-weekly show went live on June 5 on the Viu app. The first season which debuted last year created quite a loyal audience in the digital world with its... Read more
Shinji Kagawa announced as Laureus Ambassador
Ahead of the start of the new football season, Laureus FC is pleased to announce Japanese football star Shinji Kagawa as a new Ambassador for Laureus Sport for Good. Shinji joins an illustrious list of football stars who all share a belief in the power sport can have to... Read more
Sacha Modolo gets a podium finish in Tour de Suisse leg
The curtain was drawn on stage eight of the Tour de Suisse on June 17, with UAE Team Emirates’ Italian sprinter Sacha Modolo crossing the finish line in second place behind stage winner and world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe). Three-time Tour de Suisse winner, Modolo’s teammate Rui Costa, maintained... Read more
More females and youth to participate in Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The decision marks a key milestone in the evolution of the Olympic programme by introducing youth and urban innovations, significantly improving gender equality, and reducing the overall number of... Read more
How long could you run or walk while fasting from suhour to iftar this Ramadan?
Dubai-based extreme desert terrain adventurer and human endurance specialist Max Calderan (seen in centre) has set a new record of walking and running 78km (between suhour and iftar) non-stop at Al Qudra cycling track in a total time of 15 hours and 11 minutes – without consuming any food... Read more