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Live Site Viewing of the 2032 Olympic Games Host City Announcement Brisbane

Brisbane is selected as host of the 2032 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee approved Brisbane’s bid in a 72-5 vote

Tokyo Olympics: Toyota pulls TV ads, CEO to skip opening ceremony

Two South African footballers have tested positive for Covid-19 at the athletes’ village

IPL

IPL 2021 cricket tournament to resume in the UAE this September

There are 31 matches that are yet to be played in the IPL 2021 season

Palm Sports signs Dhs7m contract with Abu Dhabi government entity

The contract is to provide combat sports and jiu-jitsu training over a five year period

Under Armour opens largest store in the Middle East in Dubai Mall

It will feature a 3D foot scanner, an in-store MapMyRun App, an Under Armour Chill Out lounge, and access to exclusive brands and apparel

Simon Mellor and Edward (Ted) Bloom

Dubai duo aim to raise funds for cancer through nationwide charity golf challenge

The 18 on Eighteen initiative will see them play a single hole at 18 different courses across the UAE on May 3

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DP World RCB

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

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

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

Pictures: Dubai’s Meraas opens trailers, adventure hub, water jump park in Hatta

The new additions include zip lines and lodges

Emirates renews sponsorship deal with soccer league team New York Cosmos

The contract has been extended for three years

KSA Agrees To Send Female Athletes

Saudi Arabia will include two female competitors in its London 2012 Olympic team for the first time.

Kuwaiti To Buy Notts Forest

Fawaz Al-Hasawi is in the final stages of purchasing one of England’s most famous football clubs.

Revealed: Fantasy Arab Football Team

Gulf Business takes a look at several Arab-funded football clubs and picks a fantasy team purely of Arabian funding.

Man City’s Rich Rise To Glory

Abu Dhabi shelled out close to $1 billion on Manchester City’s Barclays Premier League title, writes Neil Churchill