Tag: United Arab Emirates


UFC Fight Island set for bout extraordinaire

UFC Abu Dhabi

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Fight Island ‘safe zone’ is all set to host the inaugural four-event series in Abu Dhabi. Strict COVID-19 protocols are in place with more than 2,500 people secluded from the outside world. Fight Island is actually Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, a manmade... » Read more


Groundwork starts to resume cricket in UAE

Dubai International Cricket Stadium

The Emirates Cricket Board is mulling on resuming cricketing activities. To this end, the cricket board has said that it will issue its own set of guidelines to its various entities – cricket councils, clubs, academies and its affiliates – in sync with the United Arab Emirates (UAE)... » Read more


Tokyo Olympics canceled as coronavirus overwhelms

several sports events logo

As novel coronavirus tightens its stranglehold globally, several sports events in 2020 have either been postponed or stands canceled the world over. One look at the sporting calendar and it is all about canceled events.   Tokyo Olympics The Tokyo Olympics are to be postponed until 2021... » Read more


Drake & Skull concludes key projects in Kuwait

Kuwait Indoor Sports Complex

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based public joint stock company which operates in the construction sector – Drake & Scull International (DSI) – has concluded engineering and construction activities on two key projects – Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah Indoor Sports... » Read more


New $27-mn stadium to be built in UAE’s Fujairah

Fujairah Stadium - Dibba Sports Club

Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, an emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has signed a contract for the construction of the Dibba Sports Club Stadium. The agreement with the Fuj Singh International Company to build the sports facility at a cost of... » Read more


Abu Dhabi inaugurates Warner Bros World at Yas Isl

Warner Bros. World - Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), which in recent times has emerged as the entertainment hub of the Middle East, now has a swanky new attraction in its capital: Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, local media reported. Two of the top UAE leaders – Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin... » Read more


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