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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Covid-19: Dubai Sports Council closes 3 centres, fines 6 more

It inspected 124 sports facilities and five sports events in the emirate between September 15-19

Tour de France 2020

Pictures: UAE Team Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar becomes youngest post-war Tour de France winner

It is the first time that the 21-year-old Slovenian has participated in the Tour de France

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IPL 2020: Dubai’s DP World signs long-term sponsorship agreement with Royal Challengers Bangalore

The IPL 2020 cricket tournament is set to commence in the UAE from September 19

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Abu Dhabi’s Al Wahda Club to drop out of Asian Champions League due to suspected Covid case

Authorities said the team will not be able to travel to participate in the tournament, which begins next week

BMW LVL Up Academy

BMW Middle East to organise esports training sessions throughout September

The series provides esports enthusiasts and casual gamers an opportunity to learn different aspects of gaming from professionals in a private one-on-one setting

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix confirmed for Dec 13 with no spectators

The event will take place at the Yas Marina Circuit with access restricted to essential F1 staff, drivers and teams

2019 IPL Final - Mumbai v Chennai

UAE set to host IPL 2020 cricket tournament beginning next month

The matches are slated to be held in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

Saudi Arabia’s PIF abandons bid for Newcastle United

The consortium formally withdrew its interest because of the prolonged process and current challenges

Dubai Rugby Sevens

Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens tournament for 2020 cancelled

A local tournament may be held in Dubai in December, the official announcement of which is expected on August 10

UFC Fight Island Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s ‘safe zone’ at UFC Fight Island ensures maximum safety for all

An 11-square-kilometre stretch of Yas Island has been blocked off from the public to create a safety bubble for all those involved with the ongoing UFC event

Abu Dhabi resumes indoor sporting activities, gyms can operate for 24 hours

Showers, saunas, changing rooms and prayer rooms are not to be used

Emirates Loto

Seven winners split Dhs1m in UAE’s Emirates Loto draw

The winning combination of numbers were 5, 11, 16, 20, 23 and 38.