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Sunderland eyes maiden ADDC title
ABU DHABI: Less than two and a half months ago, Dubai-based Briton Sam Sunderland delivered one of the greatest performances ever seen by an English rider to win the gruelling Dakar Rally at only his third attempt. The KTM rider had recovered from a serious injury sustained in Morocco — that forced him to miss the event the previous year — and grew in confidence and strength as the season progressed.
Mardini aims for podium finish at GT3 Cup finale
DUBAI: The UAE’s Bashar Mardini has been reflecting on his first full season of competition in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, as he looks at learning from previous rounds as the key to his success in the upcoming finale of Season 8. After ten races across six months and three of the region’s most famous racing circuits, the final round of Season 8 is closing in and the Middle East’s top motor racers have their sights
Ali ends Mehairi’s winning run in Sodi World Series
Dubai: Hussain Umid Ali was able to end Saeed Al Mehairi’s Senior Cup winning streak by a slim margin during the Sodi World Series (SWS) Sprint Races at Dubai Kartdrome on Monday, with Juergen Schmitz claiming his first Masters triumph and Omar Aswat accomplished a similar feat in the SWS Junior Cup. In the SWS Senior Cup Sprint Race, Ali needed a mere 0.007 seconds to topple the dominant run of Mehairi. In what would turn out
New SWSF slogan articulates women’s role
SHARJAH: Sharjah Women’s Sports Foundation (SWSF) has unveiled its new slogan: ‘Because you’re undefeated.’ The tagline has been created to reflect the organisation’s mission to motivate Emirati women and to highlight their abilities and capacities in all fields, with a particular focus on sports. Articulating SWSF’s firm belief in the vital role of women, both in the community and the sporting arena, the organisation’s new
Al Nabooda emerge winners in APL tourney
AJMAN: Aafiya Premier League (APL) Brokers Cricket Tournament drew to a close on recently, after three days of exciting cricket between 16 teams at the Thumbay Grounds, Al Jurf, Ajman. Al Nabooda Insurance Brokers clinched the title after beating Green Shield Insurance Brokers in a thrilling final match. The winners and the runners-up were awarded trophies and cash awards at the closing ceremony, by Ali Zaidi - General Manager
Adhiban, five others share Sharjah Masters lead
SHARJAH: Former Indian national champion and Grandmaster Baskaran Adhiban and five others remain tied for the lead at the halfway mark of the inaugural Sharjah Masters International Chess Championship at the Sharjah Chess and Cultural Club Club on Monday. The tournament is being held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and taking place from
UAE’s top LaLiga-scouted talents unveiled
Dubai: Following an all-day trial conducted this weekend, the UAE’s top talents for the 2016-2017 were selected this weekend, earning a coveted place at the highly acclaimed du LaLiga HPC starting in April 2017. The country’s finest 115 footballers showcased their best football skills for the opportunity to be selected by LaLiga scouts and earn the chance to pursue their dreams for a pro-football career.
Top players to compete in Dubai Open
DUBAI: A strong field of 212 players representing 43 countries will take part in the 19th Dubai Open Chess Championship for the Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup to be held from April 3-10. The event, to be hosted by the Dubai Chess Club, carries a prize purse of $50,000. Stiff competition will be on the cards as 44 Grandmasters, 7 Woman Grandmasters, 3 Woman International Masters, 33 International Masters, and 12 FIDE
West Indies cricket board to host Afghanistan series in June
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA: West Indies will play Afghanistan in three one-da..
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Mother of Nation Festival welcomes more than 40,000 visitors over 3 days
ABU DHABI: The second edition of the Mother of the Nation Festival has..
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Dubai could become first Blockchain powered city, says IT expert
DUBAI: Dubai is rapidly moving towards implementing Blockchain technol..
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'Zayed 2' joint military exercise between UAE, Egypt concludes
ABU DHABI: Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Cr..
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146 migrants feared missing after boat capsizes in Med: UN
ROME: About 146 migrants are feared missing after their boat capsized ..
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India SC bans sale of 800,000 vehicles over emission levels
NEW DELHI: India's top court on Wednesday banned the sale of more than..
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Indian police arrest father of baby girl buried alive
NEW DELHI: Indian police said on Wednesday they have arrested a man on..
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CBA ranked globally among best business administration schools
SHARJAH: The Sharjah University College of Business Administration (CB..
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Abu Dhabi Police arrest hackers who stole over Dhs1 million
ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi Police have managed, in less than 24 hours, to ar..
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Pak minister defends naming Raheel as Arab coalition head
ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif says the decision to appoint ..
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