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FITNESS: New cycling event caters to community

FITNESS: New cycling event caters to community

Bike enthusiasts can look forward to a new event designed especially for amateur cyclists in the UAE. The Abu Dhabi Tour Challenge will pit cyclists from different age groups as they attempt to outrace each other for podium glory, trophies …

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COMMUNITY: Capital-based fitness team comes out strong

COMMUNITY: Capital-based fitness team comes out strong

A capital sports team is headed Stateside to compete in an international competition to be crowned the fittest on Earth. CrossFit Yas, based at Vogue Fitness in Yas Marina, came out strong and fought alongside 29 other teams to clinch …

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NEWS: Student’s solar invention helps tackle real-life issues

NEWS: Student’s solar invention helps tackle real-life issues

An Abu Dhabi-based student bagged two awards for an invention designed to save children’s lives. Mohammed Alshehhi – an electrical power engineering student – won second place at the Ministry of Interior award in Graduate Studies category of the International …

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Women’s Heritage Walk

Women’s Heritage Walk

Following a six-day, 140km trek from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi, over 40 women came together to celebrate their achievement with family and friends. The women battled the biggest storm the emirate has seen in decades but couldn’t deter them …

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NEWS: Duo set to walk from Abu Dhabi to Dubai to promote a healthy lifestyle

NEWS: Duo set to walk from Abu Dhabi to Dubai to promote a healthy lifestyle

If the drive between the capital and Dubai feels too long, how would you like to make the journey by foot? Abu Dhabi-based pair Nemo Stojanovic and Darko Dimeski will be taking on the 125-kilometre journey on Friday 4th March …

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Donate to save lives

Donate to save lives

You don’t have to be Superman to save lives. By donating blood, you can provide a lifeline to people in need – including accident victims requiring surgery and patients with anaemia and cancer. Abu Dhabi Blood Bank (ADBB) is the …

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Plucky city pupil raises funds to help others

Plucky city pupil raises funds to help others

Ciara Allan has had a tough start to life. At the age of three she suffered a stroke and was diagnosed with a brain tumour that left her temporarily paralysed, so she had to learn to walk and talk again. …

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Hospital gives life-changing Ramadan gift

Hospital gives life-changing Ramadan gift

A young boy has undergone a life-changing operation recently thanks to the efforts of an Al Ain resident. Three-year-old Fadel Yousef, who suffers from a cleft lip and palate, received surgery in Kenya this Ramadan thanks to the efforts of …

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A good day for sharks

A good day for sharks

Fishermen are being warned about toeing the line when it comes to fishing sharks in the UAE’s waters. The Ministry of Environment and Water recently issued a resolution calling for more regulations when it comes to the hunting and trading of …

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Fruits of labour

Fruits of labour

Residents in the capital are signing up to help deserving individuals, in honour of Zayed Humanitarian Day. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, organised a special donation drive for women living at one of the largest labour camp …

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