Tag: United Arab Emirates

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

UAE to stage IPL 2021 remaining matches

Indian Premier League to continue in the UAE

The remaining matchups of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in September- October this year, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on May 29th. The IPL 2021 was suspended in May this year as BCCI didn’t want to... » Read more

COVID jab must to attend UAE live events

UAE covid vaccine mandatory for attending live events

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said vaccinations against COVID-19 will be must for people attending all “live events” from June 6th as the country pushes a vaccination campaign which has consistently been one of the fastest in the world. ‘Reuters’ quoted a spokeswoman for the Ministry... » Read more

China move FIFA fixtures over COVID cases

World Cup qualifiers move to Dubai

COVID-19 has again shaken and stirred the world of football forcing China to move Group A qualifiers to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ‘Doha News’ stated that Dubai will now stage the remaining three FIFA World Cup™ Qatar 2022 qualifying games instead of Suzhou (China), the Chinese Football... » Read more

Etihad Airways give ‘wings’ to Etihad Park

du arena renamed Etihad Park

The second flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – Etihad Airways – will take over the naming rights to Yas Island’s 40,000-capacity venue. ‘The National’ stated that the du Arena as is known to UAE concertgoers, the Middle East’s largest outdoor venue, will now be... » Read more

Fans with jab can grace UAE soccer showcase

UAE welcoming fans back

Football fiends who have taken both COVID-19 jabs will be allowed to attend the finals of the UAE President’s Cup 2021. The final will be held on May 16th. Circa 8,000 fans will be allowed to catch the action live at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain City (UAE), with the 25,000-seat arena... » Read more

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

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