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International Stars Jet in for Opening $1m Dubai World Cup Carnival Night on 5th January 2017

International Stars Jet in for Opening $1m Dubai World Cup Carnival Night on 5th January 2017 Local Hero Le Bernadin Bids to Make History in Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge The 2017 Dubai World Cup Carnival gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday evening when the locally-trained Le Bernadin will bid to become the first horse to win the US$250,000 Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge R1 race twice. The Purebred Arabians get proceedings underway at 6.30pm with Group 1 action in Al Maktoum Challenge R1, while the Thoroughbreds will contest the featured Group 2 version of the race later on…

The winners of Globe Soccer Awards Dubai 2016

The winners of Globe Soccer Awards Dubai 2016 The 11th International Sports Conference of Dubai – one of the special initiatives of His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates – takes place on December 27th and 28th, along with the gala of the Globe Soccer Awards. The two working days  have extraordinary appeal, thanks to discussions on topics of major importance and to the participation of a great many eminent personalities, including presidents, referees, managers, agents and world famous soccer players. Among the topics central to the conference will…

Dubai Women’s Run on Friday, 4th November 2016, on The Palm Sky Dive Dubai

Dubai Women’s Run on Friday, 4th November 2016, on The Palm Sky Dive Dubai Olympians set sights on Dubai Women’s Run  AED100,000 prize money for 10K and 5K races  5,000+ participants expected at the 6th edition of the race  Proceeds from the event to benefit the Al Jalila Foundation  Race date set for Friday, November 4th Dubai, UAE – 27 October 2016: UAE Athletics Federation announced today that Emirati distance runner and Asian Games gold medalist, Alia Mohammed Saeed as well as 13 other Elite and Olympic Athletes have confirmed participation for the 6th Dubai Women’s…

DUBAI’S FIRST “BRM LUXURY KARTING CHALLENGE”

DUBAI’S FIRST “BRM LUXURY KARTING CHALLENGE” For the first time ever, an event gathered Dubai’s main luxury car brands in a friendly karting challenge. 20 teams including Bentley, Lamborghini, Volkswagen, Audi, Maserati, Jaguar, Bmw, Infiniti, Zarook, Janarelly, House of Cars, Gl-Event, Pirelli Etc.…. competed in an intense relay race at Dubai’s racing track last Saturday night 7pm/11pm. Sponsored by Pirelli and Dubai Events Blog, the event was a first in the automotive industry, allowing brand managers to meet and greet in a tailor-made social event. The teams were treated to a splendid array of Italy’s most refined delicacies, offered by…

California Chrome wins Meydan's Dubai World Cup 2016

California Chrome wins Meydan’s Dubai World Cup 2016 On Saturday March 26 2016, California Chrome wins the $10m Dubai World Cup, the richest race of the season, by three-and-three-quarter lengths in a course record time. California Chrome finished second behind a surprise winner in the same race 12 months ago. Victor Espinoza, California Chrome’s jockey, said he felt his saddle starting to slip at an early stage but he steered the 2014 Kentucky Derby winner to an emphatic success. Sherman, a former jockey who also rode work on Swaps, one of the great Kentucky Derby winners, paid tribute to Espinoza’s skill. “Victor did a…

Interview with Sara Errani, winner of WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Interview with Sara Errani, winner of WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Sara Errani defeated Barbora Strycova 6-0, 6-2 on Saturday to win the Dubai Tennis Championships, three years after first reaching the final. The Italian will rise back into the top 20 as a result of her comprehensive victory in 66 minutes, according to WTA calculations. The 28-year-old becomes the first Italian woman to lift women’s crown in Dubai in this 16th edition of this competition. We met her for an interview at the end of the semi-finals. – Obviously mixed results today: Where did the double match go…

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on Nov 27-29 2015

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: races, concerts, events on Nov 27-29 2015 For the seventh year Abu Dhabi will host Formula 1®’s only twilight race. Taking place on the 27, 28, 29 November, the 2015 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX is the Middle East’s biggest international sporting event. Bigger than ever before Yas Marina Circuit will host GP2 and GP3 as the support races, the final race of the 2015 season. Yas Marina Circuit is an awe-inspiring experience for drivers and spectators alike, with a waterfront setting to rival the likes of Monaco and Singapore. The circuit…