Tag: 2019

Awesome father and son tackle a triathlon every day

Awesome father and son tackle a triathlon every day

Seven triathlons, across seven emirates, in seven days. That’s the arduous goal for a dedicated father and son fitness team. Nick Watson and his son Rio, 15, are no strangers to working up a sweat. The Watsons – better known as …

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This is how the UAE’s Asian Cup dream came to an end

This is how the UAE’s Asian Cup dream came to an end

The UAE has missed out on the final of the AFC Asian Cup after a spirited defeat to Qatar.  The semi-final, held at Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, ended 4-0 to Qatar, who led 2-0 at half time before adding two …

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Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics opening ceremony

Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics opening ceremony

Details for the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 have been announced. A total of 40,000 spectators are expected to attend the event at Zayed Sports City on 14th March and millions of viewers from …

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Be prepared for these public holidays in 2019

Be prepared for these public holidays in 2019

Time to update your calendar and start planning for 2019. Nothing says ‘new year’ like a new diary and we have the key dates to fill yours with. From occasions for reflection to times of celebration, we need to know when …

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Here’s what you’ll pay at the pumps in January

Here’s what you’ll pay at the pumps in January

Good news for drivers to take into 2019 – fuel prices in the UAE have fallen again. The country’s Fuel Price Committee announced costs at the pump for January and all prices have dropped by between 12 and 19 percent. We …

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Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

Want exclusive access to world-class performances?

As The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi prepares to move into the second half of its performing arts programme, the university has launched half season memberships. Running from January to May 2019, the remainder of the season will see …

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Is your little one a future photographer?

Is your little one a future photographer?

A new creative initiative is calling on young photographers to hone their skills. The United Photography Workshops are open to children aged seven to 12 years old and are aimed at uniting children through a love of creativity, learning new …

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Focus turns to Abu Dhabi as Special Games countdown begins

Focus turns to Abu Dhabi as Special Games countdown begins

In 24 months, close to 7,000 athletes from 170 countries will take over Abu Dhabi for the Special Olympics World Games 2019. The city has begun the official countdown for the event, which will see men and women with intellectual …

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