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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 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

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…

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 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…

International Football's biggest Stars @ Dubai World Trade Centre

Press Release International Football’s Biggest Stars @ Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai brings together world football’s biggest stars for friendly match as part of Dubai Fitness Challenge Match organised jointly by Dubai Sports Council and Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing Some of international football’s biggest stars came together in Dubai this weekend for a friendly match that took place on the pitches at Dubai Sports World, inside the airconditioned halls of Dubai World Trade Centre as part of Dubai Fitness Challenge 30 x 30. The match was organised jointly by Dubai Sports Council and Dubai’s Department of Tourism…

Press Release Sheikh Hamdan takes part in Dubai Ride on 20th Nov 2020 Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai takes part in Dubai Ride as part of Dubai Fitness Challenge. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News DFC set to welcome residents and visitors for the first-of-its-kind cycling event this Friday, November 20, as Dubai Ride sees a section of Sheikh Zayed Road turn into a cycling track. The non-competitive, free-to-enter, community event will see participants set off on a once-in-a-lifetime bike ride along two distinct routes –…