Qatar seeks Covid-19 vaccinations for all World Cup visitors

Qatar is spending hundreds of billions of dollars on infrastructure construction ahead of the FIFA event

Revealed: Top 5 most powerful Arabs in Qatar

The highest ranked Arabs originating from Qatar in Gulf Business’ annual Arab power list

Expo 2020 Dubai to sponsor Rajasthan Royals for 2021 IPL Season

Expo 2020 will appear on the front of Royals’ jerseys in upcoming IPL season

Saudi’s NEOM signs partnership deal with Asian Football Confederation

Four-year agreement covers all major AFC national team competitions

Desert X Prix electric motor race kicks off in April in Saudi’s AlUla

Five-race Extreme E series seeks to highlight the impact of climate change

Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens

Emirates Dubai 7s will be part of rescheduled HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series

Dubai will host both the Men’s and Women’s competitions, with both tournaments taking place on pitch one and pitch two for the first time since the inception of the Women’s Series

Micro Focus joins Jaguar Racing team as official technical partner

Micro Focus to provide analytics and machine learning capabilities

NEOM Saudi Arabia

How Saudi Arabia’s NEOM is using sports to define its future

Last year, NEOM signed a long-term sponsorship agreement to become the principal partner of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E team

UFC Gym Abu Dhabi

UFC Gym to open first branch in Abu Dhabi in March

The 1,600-square-meter UFC Gym Abu Dhabi will offer numerous training areas and will include a 24-foot Octagon too

Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City partners with insurer Zurich in UAE

Collaboration includes an online FIFA tournament for Manchester City fans

Michael Chiesa vs Neil Magny fight in Abu Dhabi to be broadcast live on UFC Arabia app

Welterweight fight will also be aired live on video-on-demand site Starzplay

Three Emirati referees, assistant refs to officiate at FIFA World Club Cup in February

FIFA also named female referees to officiate at World Club Cup matches

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Dubai’s GMG acquires Southeast Asian sports retailer Royal Sporting House

GMG will now operate over 550 sports retail stores in 57 cities across 12 countries

UAE Football Association

UAE Football Association signs MoU with Israeli FA

The MoU envisages organising friendly matches for all national teams and clubs in the two countries

Abu Dhabi sheikh buys stake in Israel’s Beitar soccer club

The money will be used to invest in the club’s infrastructure as well as help purchase players

The Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2020 will take place on December 13

Inside the business of sports sponsorship in the UAE

From accurately measuring returns on investments to considering value-to-cost propositions, major conglomerates from the UAE are successfully navigating the sports sponsorship industry and the mega-money involved in it

Tee time: How has golf secured a spot in the UAE’s sport scene?

The country has transitioned into one of the most popular golf destinations in the world

Vincent Reffet

French stuntman dies in Dubai in training accident

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, took to Instagram to condole the stuntman’s death

Dubai Sports

Dubai to allow spectators to return to sporting venues

However, venues need to cap the attendance to 30 per cent of their capacity

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Inaugural UAE Tolerance Esports Games to begin on November 13

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan launched the Global Commission for Tolerance in Esports and Gaming

SAUDI ARABIA TO HOST FORMULA 1 IN 2021 - JEDDAH CORNICHE

Formula 1: Saudi Arabia to host race in 2021

The kingdom will become the 33rd country to host an F1 race

Dubai Ride

Dubai’s Sheikh Zayed Road to be converted to cycling track on November 20

Dubai Ride will allow cyclists of all abilities and experiences to ride through the city’s main highway

The Emirates Golf Club in Dubai

What to expect from the upcoming OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic 2020

The three-day event will be held from November 4-6 at the Faldo Course within the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai

Gym

Covid-19: Fitness centre in Dubai shut down due to repeated violations

Inspection teams from the Dubai Sports Council and Dubai Economy, alongside Dubai Municipality, carried out checks at facilities across the emirate

UAE Warriors

UAE Warriors launches new championship exclusively for Arab fighters

The inaugural UAE Warriors Arabia event is scheduled to take place in January 2021

EA Sports Dubai FIFA 21

Dubai featured in EA Sports FIFA 21 video game

Dubai Tourism partnered with Electronic Arts to feature the emirate in the video game which was released last week

ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon

ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon postponed to 2021

The third edition of the marathon was scheduled to take place on December 11

LaLiga TwentyNines

Barceló Hotel Group and La Liga partner for new sports bar concept in MENA

The concept will be a technological integration of gastronomy, entertainment, football, and other sports in an interactive environment

Honda Red Bull F1

Honda to exit F1 post 2021 season

It will use F1 technology to drive its goal of electrifying two-thirds of its fleet by 2030

Dubai Fitness Challenge

Dubai Fitness Challenge 2020 dates announced

The citywide fitness event will feature a mix of physical and virtual events