Tag: UAE


Serie A eye strategic Abu Dhabi market

Serie A to open an office in Abu Dhabi

Italy’s premier football league – Serie A – is to open an office in Abu Dhabi after striking a deal with a United Arab Emirates (UAE) media firm – the Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) – for exclusive broadcast rights, according to a report. ‘Arab News’ stated that the Serie A,... » Read more


ICC crown for Abu Dhabi Tolerance Oval

Tolerance Oval Abu Dhabi UAE’s fourth intl cricket venue

The Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi has become the fourth venue in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to receive clearance to host international cricket matches from the world governing body – the International Cricket Council (ICC). ‘The National’ stated that the Abu Dhabi Cricket and Sports... » Read more


Abu Dhabi Cricket digs’ Olympic-centric redo

Abu Dhabi Zayed Cricket Stadium upgrade

Abu Dhabi Cricket has announced a major revamp of their facilities, with ‘Olympic-focused’ events at the center of their expansion plans. ‘The National’ stated that the venue, which will now be known as the Abu Dhabi Cricket & Sports Hub, will house the Abu Dhabi Athletics Club, Abu... » Read more


Asia Cup moved to UAE as Sri Lanka boils

2023 cricket Asia Cup moved to the UAE

The Twenty20 format Asia Cup has been moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) because of the economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka. ‘The Indian Express’ stated that the Asian Cricket Council said recently that it unanimously decided to relocate the tournament scheduled August 27th to... » Read more


Gamers to have a ‘BLAST’ at Etihad Arena

Etihad Arena to host global esports event

The global esports entertainment company BLAST has partnered with AD Gaming – a gaming and esports initiative – to bring its global esports tournament to Abu Dhabi. ‘Gulf Business’ stated that the BLAST Premier World Final will be held for the first time in the capital later this... » Read more


Yas Marina Circuit capacity increase

Yas Marina Circuit capacity increase

Formula One fans will now get to enjoy the spectacle of the season-ending Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in a new setting after the Yas Marina Circuit announced a new grandstand for the 2022 race. ‘The National’ stated that tickets for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix went on sale earlier this... » Read more


UAE all set to embrace ILT20 a la IPL

Dubai will host ILT20 in 2023

The Emirates Cricket Board confirmed on June 6th that the inaugural ILT20 League will be played between the windows of January 6th to February 12th in 2023. The ‘msn.com’ stated that the new League will be called ‘International League T20’ or ‘ILT20’. The United Arab Emirates Cricket... » Read more