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Think pink

Think pink

Abu Dhabi Week learns more about breast cancer awareness month Every October the capital city gets dipped in pink. Pink ribbons adorn people’s clothing, pink banners flutter outside and even pink pastries make an appearance at your favourite neighbourhood bakery. …

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Tennis royalty to smash inaugural tournament

Tennis royalty to smash inaugural tournament

Tennis legends will be making their way to the capital next year to take part in a novel exhibition tournament. The first edition of Tennis at the Palace will see Grand Slam legends come to Emirates Palace to play the …

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Fighting fit

Fighting fit

Abu Dhabi Week finds out why it’s important to be in shape before taking on exercise Whether you want to lose weight for vanity or health reasons, train for a marathon or just become more active, it’s important to prepare …

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Just for kicks

Just for kicks

We’ve rounded up some of the capital’s most unique sports from roller derby to ringette Abu Dhabi suffers no shortage of sporting options. From large clubs that offer tennis and swimming lessons to groups of residents that have formed volleyball …

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Can’t  touch this

Can’t touch this

A sports craze is spreading across the capital as mums, dads, boys and girls gather to play Touch Men, women and children alike are gathering across the city, lacing up their boots and stretching out for one of the most …

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Charting the course

Charting the course

As the Volvo Ocean Race gets ready to set sail next month, Abu Dhabi Week spoke to Ian Walker, skipper of Azzam – the Volvo 65-foot yacht of the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing – to find out more about their …

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New depths for Emiratis

New depths for Emiratis

A local freediving academy is calling on Emiratis to tap into their heritage by taking on an underwater challenge. Freediving UAE is seeking local citizens with snorkelling or scuba diving experience to tackle the ‘6 to 60 in 6’ test. The …

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Stay out of the sun

Stay out of the sun

  If you’re tired of the blistering heat and humidity, it’s time to stop the moaning and groaning and explore the great indoors Get your thrills For those looking to add a spoonful of adventure to the mix, the capital’s …

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Injury struck crew smashes race records

Injury struck crew smashes race records

Despite serious injuries and technical malfunctions, the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) crew still managed to blow a race record out of the water recently. The Azzam Vo65 yacht triumphed at the Britain and Ireland Race (RBIR) on Friday 15th …

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Class Action

Class Action

Abu Dhabi Week looks at how to get healthy, from top to toe There is no better time than now to take stock of your health. From improving fitness, reducing stress and shedding excess kilos, exercise is a great way …

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