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Local drivers are burning rubber on Yas Island

Local drivers are burning rubber on Yas Island

An upcoming international motorsports event is getting a local twist with the hosting of the Emirates Drift Championship Invitational Cup. Taking place during the FIA World Rallycross Championship on 5th and 6th April, the one-off event will feature drivers from …

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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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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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8 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

8 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Just as the excitement of the festive period subsided, the weekend came knocking… via GIPHY We know you’re probably tired from all the merriment so here are 8 chilled ways to spend the weekend, whether you have little ones in …

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Will it be three-in-a-row for Tommy?

Will it be three-in-a-row for Tommy?

We speak to back-to-back Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship winner Tommy Fleetwood ahead of his return to the capital in January.  What excites you most about the upcoming Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship?  It’s crazy to think that this year …

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Can Dustin Johnson take the top prize this year?

Can Dustin Johnson take the top prize this year?

We speak to 2016 US Open winner and world number three Dustin Johnson ahead of his return to the capital in January.  What excites you most about the upcoming Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship? It’s hard to say only one thing but …

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Are you excited to see these superstars play?

Are you excited to see these superstars play?

The line-up for the opening round of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship has been announced.  The annual tennis tournament will return to Zayed Sports City from 27th to 29th December, bringing some of the world’s best players together to face-off …

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The Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as it happened

The Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as it happened

“There is a small chance of rain.” As the Formula 1 drivers and teams prepared for the finale of the 2018 season, something unexpected happened: the weather forecast showed a chance of showers. But as the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi …

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This is your complete guide to the F1 weekend

This is your complete guide to the F1 weekend

It’s the weekend and this one is a little special with the small matter of the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix taking place.  But there’s loads going on away from the track too if you’re not off to the …

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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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