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
It’s a double delight indeed for France at the 2016/17 PSA Awards held in Dubai
There was double delight for France at the 2016/17 PSA Awards as men’s world No. 1 Gregory Gaultier and women’s world No. 3 Camille Serme collected the player of year awards at a gala dinner held in Dubai on June 5. On the eve of the PSA Dubai World... Read more
War with Ferrari not over – Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel has extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points after the Ferrari driver won a slow-burning Monaco Grand Prix. However Hamilton has insisted “the war is not over” for the title, as the three-time world champion suffered a woeful weekend, complaining about his car and... Read more
Mayweather says fight with McGregor will happen
Floyd Mayweather has said that there is a big chance that he will take on UFC champion Conor McGregor if he returns to the ring as it is “the only fight that makes sense”. Boxing great Mayweather has retired unbeaten in September 2015 after 49 fights. McGregor claims he... Read more