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This Emirati athlete is ready to lock and roll

This Emirati athlete is ready to lock and roll

She may be one of the UAE’s top female jiu-jitsu players, but 17-year-old Mahra Al Hanaei doesn’t let that go to her head. As she prepares for the Abu Dhabi leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour …

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Registration is now open for this community sporting event

Registration is now open for this community sporting event

Registration is now open for one of the emirate’s most popular sporting events taking place next month. Now in its ninth edition, the Daman Challenge TriYas, taking place on 15th February at Yas Marina Circuit, is open to athletes of …

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Why is it important for kids get fit? We ask this amazing teen

Why is it important for kids get fit? We ask this amazing teen

With 13 wins under her belt at just 13 years old, Pauline ‘race machine’ De Groof is a young force to be reckoned with in triathlons across the UAE. We sit down with the teen to talk about her involvement …

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These amazing women are part of the Special Olympics here

These amazing women are part of the Special Olympics here

Meet the women bringing a dose of girl power to the UAE Special Olympics movement The UAE aims to create inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities throughout the UAE, the region and the world. As Abu Dhabi prepares to host …

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Golf ace lends support to the Special Olympics

Golf ace lends support to the Special Olympics

A former Falcon trophy-winning golfer recently helped to raise awareness about and promote the upcoming Special Olympics IX MENA Games in Abu Dhabi. Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal teamed up with Zimbabwean Special Olympics gold medal-winning athlete Munyaradzi Musariri for the Pro-Am …

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This super mum wants to inspire you to get fit

This super mum wants to inspire you to get fit

We sit down with Toni Metcalfe, mum, long-distance runner and all-round tough cookie, to talk pushing through the pain and inspiring others as she prepares for the 7 Emirates Run Toni Metcalfe isn’t your average ultramarathoner. After gaining weight, the …

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These amazing women are helping to even the score

These amazing women are helping to even the score

An annual sports conference is set to inspire the next generation of young women to hit greater heights in sport When considering her legacy, US tennis player Serena Williams once said: “The success of every woman should be the inspiration …

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Want to train with an Olympic gold medallist?

Want to train with an Olympic gold medallist?

Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes is on a mission to educate and inspire the next generation to be happy and healthy. As she comes to Abu Dhabi to host an exclusive competition with Abu Dhabi World readers, we chat …

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Everything you need to know to avoid sports injuries

Everything you need to know to avoid sports injuries

We all know being active is essential to a balanced and healthy lifestyle. But how do you ensure that lifestyle is also as injury-free as possible? We ask an expert     When you’re training or just like to be active, …

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This amazing Emirati athlete will smash world records

This amazing Emirati athlete will smash world records

An Abu Dhabi based sportswoman is aiming to rewrite history and represent the nation on a global stage by becoming the first UAE athlete to compete at the Winter Olympics. Emirati skater Zahra Lari, aged just 22 years, is aiming …

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