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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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EVENT: Tennis festival serves up first edition

EVENT: Tennis festival serves up first edition

Tennis fans this is for you! Zayed Sports City is set to host the inaugural ZSC Academy Tennis Festival next month. The family-friendly event on 9th December includes tennis clinics under the guidance of professional coaches, who generously will share …

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EXERCISE: Put the fun back in to fitness with these workouts

EXERCISE: Put the fun back in to fitness with these workouts

Never say ‘never again’ with these exciting alternative exercise options Fitness and fun might be two words you don’t think belong in the same sentence, let alone describing each other. But that’s just what these exercise classes are: fun. Whether …

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SPORT: Powerboat racing zooms to capital waters

SPORT: Powerboat racing zooms to capital waters

Yas Marina Circuit isn’t the only destination in Abu Dhabi for high-octane action in the coming weeks, as the Corniche will host three days of pulse-racing powerboating. Founded by the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) – the international governing body of …

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CHALLENGE: Could you climb 82 floors and 1,617 steps?

CHALLENGE: Could you climb 82 floors and 1,617 steps?

We’re all guilty of taking the elevator when we really could take the stairs but an upcoming event is taking stair-climbing in the capital to new heights. Climb to Abu Dhabi is bringing competitive stair climbing to the capital at …

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ADVENTURE: A Bedouin desert trek to protect local wildlife

ADVENTURE: A Bedouin desert trek to protect local wildlife

How one adventurer is inviting people to follow in the footsteps of Bedouins and join the march to protect local wildlife With its vertiginous skyscrapers and cosmopolitan lifestyle, it can be difficult to imagine Abu Dhabi for the place it …

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SPORT: The swimming festival that’s inspiring people to get in the water

SPORT: The swimming festival that’s inspiring people to get in the water

How an annual swimming festival and its local ambassadors are helping inspire people to get their feet wet and join in with the growing sport The UAE may be an island with a rich history of life at sea, but …

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