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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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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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These Abu Dhabi athletes are hooked on the national sport

These Abu Dhabi athletes are hooked on the national sport

Two of the capital’s rising sports stars have kicked the nation’s martial arts profile up a gear with gold medal wins in international events. Australian Eva Clarke beat off fierce competition to take first place in the Masters category at …

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GOING FOR GOLD: UAE scoops gold medal at Paralympics

GOING FOR GOLD: UAE scoops gold medal at Paralympics

The UAE has doubled its gold medal tally as an Emirati athlete scooped the top prize at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this week. Growing as an Olympic nation, the UAE celebrated as the country took another step towards sporting recognition …

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FEATURES: Caught Olympic fever? Get in to the spirit in the capital

FEATURES: Caught Olympic fever? Get in to the spirit in the capital

If you’ve watched any coverage from the Olympic Games in Rio you’ve probably pictured yourself walking along the pristine beach and soaking up the South American sunhine While nearly 500,000 people have travelled to Rio this summer for the event, …

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