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2022 UAE Tour: Seven Stages from 20 to 26 February 2022

2022 UAE Tour: Seven Stages from 20 to 26 February 2022

Press Release 2022 UAE Tour: Seven Stages from 20 to 26 February 2022 Two summit finishes (Jebel Hafeet and Jebel Jais), four sprint stages and a time trial in the city of Ajman form the route of the UAE Tour’s fourth edition, starting on 20 February. Riders will compete for the race’s Red, Green, White and Black jerseys – sponsored by International Holding Company, Italian Trade Agency (ICE), Nakheel and Abu Dhabi Aviation respectively.  The official jersey will be provided by Alé with Swiss watchmaker Tissot as Official Timekeeper.  2021 edition was won by Tour de France winner Tadej Pogacar…

Peter Sagan wins the Giro d’Italia Criterium at Expo 2020 Dubai

Peter Sagan wins the Giro d'Italia Criterium at Expo 2020 Dubai

Press Release Peter Sagan wins the Giro d’Italia Criterium at Expo 2020 Dubai Peter Sagan won the first-ever Giro d’Italia Criterium, organised by RCS Sport with the support of MadeinItaly.gov.it, Dubai Sports Council and Expo 2020 Dubai. H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, met the riders before the start and took photos with the iconic Trofeo Senza Fine. Peter Sagan crossed the finish line of the Giro d’Italia Criterium in first place, after completing 30 laps of a 2.1km circuit, within the Expo 2020 Dubai – the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East,…

Godolphin’s Mystic Guide wins Dubai World Cup 2021

Godolphin’s Mystic Guide wins Dubai World Cup 2021 An action-packed Dubai World Cup came to an exciting close on Saturday, March 27 2021. Godolphin’s Mystic Guide, ridden by Luis Saez, won the $12 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday. Mystic Guide’s victory also gave Godolphin its third straight win in the Dubai World Cup, with Thunder Snow, trained by Emirati Saeed bin Suroor, becoming the first horse to win back-to-back Dubai titles (2018 and 2019). Mystic Guide’s stunning victory brought the curtain down the 25th Dubai World Cup. The battle on the dirt over 2000 metres, the biggest race in…

Dane Bakkegard sets new IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai mark

Dane Bakkegard sets new IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai mark while Swiss ace Ryf takes women's crown

Press Release Dane Bakkegard sets new IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai mark while Swiss ace Ryf takes women’s crown Daniela Ryf, winner of the Dubai women’s title in 2016 and 2017, made a triumphant return to competition on Friday with a blistering run on the streets of Jumeirah to pip 2020 champion Imogen Simmonds for the IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai women’s title. Denmark’s Daniel Bakkegard took the men’s crown in the season-opening IRONMAN 70.3 race, which is organized under the aegis of Dubai Sports Council, with a time of three hours, 33 minutes and 2 seconds to break the previous IRONMAN 70.3 Dubai record of Jan Frodeno (03:34:48…

The UAE Tour returns from 21st to 27th February 2021

The UAE Tour returns from 21st to 27th February 2021

UAE TOUR – PRESS RELEASE The UAE Tour returns from 21st to 27th February 2021 The first UCI WorldTour race of the 2021 season, the UAE Tour will take place over seven stages from 21st to 27th February. Every WorldTeam will be attending, alongside Alpecin-Fenix – the top-ranked UCI ProTeam in 2020.  Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the UAE Tour organisers and Dubai Sports Council are pleased to confirm that for the first time all 19 WorldTour teams have committed teams to the 3rd edition of the UAE Tour. The start and finish locations of the first WorldTour race of…

Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed as one of the speakers for Sunday’s Dubai International Sports Conference

Press Release by Dubai Sports Council Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed as one of the speakers for Sunday’s Dubai International Sports Conference Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the biggest stars of modern football, will join Bayern Munich ace Robert Lewandowski on the same platform this Sunday, both talking about their respective journeys to the top, at this year’s Dubai International Sports Conference, which is taking place under the theme “Football at the Top” at Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa. A Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiative, the Conference is organised by Dubai Sports Council and it has been bringing football’s top stakeholders…

PALLANUOTO: Napolitano con la sua Ortigia in Champions League

PALLANUOTO: Napolitano con la sua Ortigia in Champions League

PALLANUOTO: Napolitano con la sua Ortigia in Champions League Ancora forte l’emozione ed indelebile il ricordo per la qualificazione in Champions League per Christian Napolitano, centro-boa della squadra di pallanuoto dell’Ortigia di Siracusa. Dalle sue parole:  “Ci siamo qualificati tra le prime 12 squadre d’Europa e, i miei compagni di squadra ed io, siamo ancora increduli del risultato e super felici per aver scritto un pezzo di storia per la pallanuoto Siciliana. Nella mia mente, rimarranno impressi, soprattutto, i 40 secondi del fine partita. La nostra preparazione atletica e’ avvenuta durante questo periodo difficile di lockdown e restrizioni; ma, allo…