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The Abu Dhabi Tour is now among the best in the world

The Abu Dhabi Tour is now among the best in the world

As major international sports events take over Abu Dhabi, it’s a chance to see the world’s best in action and test your own sporting prowess It may be new to the sport’s international calendar, but Abu Dhabi’s premier cycling event …

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The ITU World Champion tells us what it takes to be the best

The ITU World Champion tells us what it takes to be the best

Flora Duffy, a professional triathlete who represents Bermuda, has had a rollercoaster few years culminating in 2016 being her best yet. From achieving her first ITU podium in Abu Dhabi in 2015, she has gone on to be crowned ITU …

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A special event comes to the capital in hope of inspiring unity

A special event comes to the capital in hope of inspiring unity

Abu Dhabi prepares to make history in a celebration of unity A ‘Unifed Arab Emirates’ – a nation built around tolerance and inclusion for everyone in society regardless of age, nationality, religion, gender or ability. This was the unanimous sentiment as …

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WATCH: We take on the first ever Climb to Abu Dhabi Vertical Marathon

That’s right our editor Julian Pletts took on the challenge this weekend and you can get a glimpse of what it was like right here: Yes, it was 82 floors and 1,617 steps of pure pain, but surprisingly great fun …

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Get up and step up – test your fitness with this challenge

Get up and step up – test your fitness with this challenge

For many of us, stairs are the back-up option for when the elevator isn’t working. But for others, they are the platform for greatness Exercise can take many forms from gruelling endurance activities like triathlons and marathons to shorter high …

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Get active with the world’s best at an exciting new venue

Get active with the world’s best at an exciting new venue

The world’s top triathletes are returning to the capital to compete in the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi in March, and this year, the event promises to be bigger and better than ever. Moving to a new home, the event will take place on …

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Find out how jiu-jitsu got its grip on the UAE

Find out how jiu-jitsu got its grip on the UAE

Is the UAE on its way to becoming the international capital of jiu-jitsu? When Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan discovered martial arts while studying in the US, it set a wheel in motion. After returning to the UAE in …

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Abu Dhabi is the first step on the comeback for Rafa Nadal

Abu Dhabi is the first step on the comeback for Rafa Nadal

  When Andy Murray was crowned world no 1 in November, the first British male to hold the position in the history of ATP Rankings, it ended former champion Novak Djokovic’s 122-week reign. It also brought about the end to …

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NEW YEAR, NEW YOU? Join a team and supercharge your fitness

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU? Join a team and supercharge your fitness

Whether your New Year’s resolution is to try something new, get fit or make new friends, these sports teams will help you reach your (squad) goals Abu Dhabi Falcons What started out as a group of Australian friends playing footy …

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