Tag: United Arab Emirates


Etihad Arena swimming facility second to none

Etihad Arena hosting FINA

Located on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, in a freshly-shaped environment, next to the brand new Formula One racing course, Etihad Arena features everything a multipurpose complex has to offer today. And even more – it was constructed to be in line with the latest sustainability requirements and... » Read more


Emirates Airlines spectacle over The Sevens

Emirates A380 soars over the Sevens Stadium

Emirates Airlines took to the skies on the afternoon of December 3rd to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with a spectacular flypast over the Emirates Dubai 7s stadium. The ‘Emirates Airlines’ stated that thousands of rugby fans were treated with a low-level... » Read more


NBA finds a home in Abu Dhabi turf

Abu Dhabi will host NBA games

Basketball fans in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can look forward to watching the best players on the planet live in Abu Dhabi after the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi announced a multiyear partnership on November 16th, with two... » Read more


Cyclone loom large over Oman Twenty20 games

UAE T20 World Cup at 70 per cent capacity

Stadiums in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will operate at 70 percent capacity for the Twenty20 World Cup, although conditions in Oman – where preliminary rounds are due to be played – are still to be fully assessed following a cyclone. The ‘sky sports’ stated that Tropical Cyclone... » Read more


Touch-up to Sharjah Cricket Stadium for IPL

Major upgrades for Sharjah Cricket Stadium

The Sharjah Cricket Stadium, which will host 10 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches before the T20 World Cup, has announced major upgrades in the run-up to the conclusion of the IPL, which will be played from September 19th in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The ‘Gulf News’ stated that the... » Read more


UAE Premier League T20 team to debut in 2022

UAE inaugural Premier League T20 schedule and logo unveiled

UAE’s inaugural Premier League T20 (PLT20) will be played across United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January and February 2022. The new six-team franchise-style league has been sanctioned by the Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Emirates Cricket Board Chairman, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al... » Read more


UAE lands ICC showcase as Delta drowns India

Twenty20 World Cup to be moved to the UAE

The venue for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has been shifted to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman due to the deadly COVID-19 second wave in India (Delta variant) which has taken a huge toll on lives. The vaccination program is on in India to tame the... » Read more


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