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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…

UAE Tour 2019 from 24th Feb till 2nd Mar 2019 The inaugural UAE Tour – the only Middle East event on UCI’s WorldTour calendar – will boast an enviable line-up of cycling’s top superstars as all 18 UCI World Teams have committed their best riders to the seven-day race, which will be flagged off on 24 February and visit all seven emirates. Some of the world’s finest riders will compete for the glittering new trophy, including the only two current professionals to have won all three Grand Tours. Starting a UAE race for the first time, Briton Chris Froome, a six-time…

Andrea Guardini is the winner of The ADNOC Stage

Andrea Guardini is the winner of The ADNOC Stage Andrea Guardini (Astana Team) is the winner of the ADNOC Stage (the first stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour 2015). Guardini was forced to jump around a slowing Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) but still had the legs to beat Tom Boonen (Etixx-QuickStep) Sagan’s teammate Daniele Bennati. The start line was in the suggestive scenery of Qasar Al Sarab Resort in the middle of the red desert. The stage had been reduced by 14.5km after the high temperatures (around 40 C°) made for a slow day of racing, and the peloton had just one corner to manage…

Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade @ Yas Marina Circuit on October 11 2015

Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade @ Yas Marina Circuit on October 11th 2015 The Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade will follow the last stage race of the Abu Dhabi Tour on October 11th 2015. Immediately afterwards, it will take place at Yas Marina Circuit (the same one of the Tour). Everyone can join the parade: cyclists of all ages are welcome. All bicycles (racing or sport/touring bikes to include MTB, BMX and cyclo-cross) can be used. There is no entry form. It is free! Could you imagine anything more exciting than riding your bike at night, under the floodlights of the Yas Marina Circuit?…

Abu Dhabi Bicycle Parade @ Yas Marina Circuit on October 11 2015

Abu Dhabi Tour is coming: from October 8 to 11 2015 Under the guidance of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the UAE Cycling Federation presents the first edition of the UAE capital race. Abu Dhabi is all set to hold the Professional Cycling Tour that brings the world’s best teams and riders who will partake in the inaugural race from October 8 to 11. There will be 18 teams (including 10 World Teams and 5 Professional Continental Teams) consisting of 6 riders that will race at the Abu Dhab Tour (#RideToAbuDhabi). Lead riders like Vincenzo Nibali and Fabio…

Mark Cavendish is the Champion of the Dubai Tour 2015 Dubai Tour is the professional cycling race that take place from 4th to 7th February 2015. The 2015 edition is the second one: 4 stages, the best teams and the best riders will offer the World an amazing competition and a magnificent showcase of Dubai. Saturday February 7th 2015, in the shadow of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, Mark Cavendish (Etixx – Quick-Step) won stage four – The Burj Stage – of the 2015 Dubai Tour. Victory brought Cavendish the race leader’s Blue Jersey by a margin of…