Tag: United Arab Emirates


UAE eye entry into T20 cricket league

UAE T20 league launched

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) which launched the unique T10 cricket format in 2017, is now all set to foray into the bigger franchise-based T20 cricket league a la the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket league. thenationalnews.com sources stated that the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), the... » Read more


Miral’s Etihad Arena sustainability showcase

UAE Abu Dhabi Miral Masdar largest solar roof top

UAE-based renewable energy developer, The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), which is a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, has struck a deal with Abu Dhabi-headquartered Yas Island developer Miral to develop Abu Dhabi’s largest rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) project to date at... » Read more


UFC gets a new address – Abu Dhabi

Etihad Arena Abu Dhabi October

The roaring success of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events in Abu Dhabi has proved that it has got a new ‘home’ in the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Ultimate Fighting Championship is an American mixed martial arts promotion company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, which is owned... » Read more


Dubai Autodrome partial stake up for grabs

Dubai Autodrome sells shares

Dubai-based Union Properties has stated that it has given the green light vis-à-vis the offer for a 40 percent interest in the motorsport and entertainment venue Dubai Autodrome. The real estate development company has announced that its board has given the nod to an offer of AED400 million ($108... » Read more


ECB hopes fans can grace IPL fixtures

IPL UAE update Aug 2020

The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) is keeping fingers crossed on fans gracing Indian Premier League (IPL) matches at some point during the 2020 season. United Arab Emirates Cricket Board is the official governing body of the sport of cricket in United Arab Emirates (UAE). United Arab Emirates Cricket... » Read more


Dubai track activities back with a bang

Dubai Autodrome July 2020

As per the latest amendments in Government health and safety measures, the motorsport venues of Dubai Autodrome and Dubai Kartdrome have rolled out enhanced activities for the public to enjoy in a very much ‘sanitized environment’. The Dubai Autodrome is an FIA sanctioned 5.39 km motorsports... » Read more


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


Receive global sports venue NEWS twice a week in your inbox