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Manchester City brings kids’ summer camp to capital

Manchester City brings kids’ summer camp to capital

In celebration of its treble-winning trophy season, Manchester City Football Club has announced it will be hosting a series of summer training sessions in Abu Dhabi. As part of the City Football Schools programme, the indoor sessions will kick off …

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A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

A new exhibition celebrates people of determination

Six internationally renowned artists have teamed up to present public artworks to celebrate people of determination. The artworks were commissioned by Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and will form part of a permanent exhibition in the newly named …

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This is how you make the most of winter

This is how you make the most of winter

You don’t need us to tell you that the temperature is dropping. We’re just here to tell you all about the cool activities and events that come hand-in-hand with the season. Winter in Abu Dhabi is a hot topic: when …

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Why this intense tournament is one of the best in the world

Why this intense tournament is one of the best in the world

Fighters from different parts of the world will go head to head in Abu Dhabi as a prestigious international jiu-jitsu tournament returns. The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Season 4 will bring martial arts specialists from across four …

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Should you allow children to do martial arts?

Should you allow children to do martial arts?

We’re protective of our children, there’s no doubt about that, but would learning karate, judo or jiu-jitsu harm your child or assist in their development? Okay, we know what you’re thinking: children and fighting can’t be a good mix. But …

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Inclusivity is the focus of this special art project

Inclusivity is the focus of this special art project

Integration and creativity are at the heart of a new worldwide search to commission a series of public art pieces to commemorate the upcoming Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 in March next year. Hosted as part of annual …

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8 ways to have an amazing weekend

8 ways to have an amazing weekend

Turn that work week frown upside down, because the weekend is here and there’s so much going on. So don’t let this be you… via GIPHY Instead, get out and enjoy our beautiful city and all the fun events popping …

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Inclusion is the foundation of this special sports team

Inclusion is the foundation of this special sports team

Inclusion and fostering awareness are at the heart of a new initiative that aims to galvanise young people on the autism spectrum to achieve their potential through sport. Founded by community organisation Goals UAE, TriGoals will be the nation’s first …

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How to upgrade a dull holiday with an adrenaline rush

How to upgrade a dull holiday with an adrenaline rush

Whether you’ve completed every sports event in Abu Dhabi and need a new challenge or want to see another city in a unique way, combine your love of fitness and travel with these destination sporting events If your idea of …

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These homegrown athletes are the latest toast of the town

These homegrown athletes are the latest toast of the town

Athletes from the UAE have shown that they pull no punches when it comes to martial arts by ranking first place in a recent international jiu-jitsu competition held in Abu Dhabi. The annual World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship is a key …

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