Tag: United Arab Emirates

FIFA Beach Soccer show promises goals galore

Beach soccer World Cup hosts announced

The FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup™ is headed back to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), after the FIFA Council appointed Dubai as host of next year’s tournament at the 21st FIFA Council meeting held in Doha, Qatar, recently. And the Beach Soccer showcase promises goals galore. ‘FIFA’ stated that... » Read more

UAE to host Afghanistan cricket home fixtures  

Afghanistan cricket games will be hosted in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host Afghanistan’s home games for the next five years, as per an agreement signed between the two cricket boards – the Emirates Cricket Board and the Afghanistan Cricket Board. ‘NEWS 18’ stated that the move was prompted by the political situation in... » Read more

Serie A pushes expansion to Middle East

Serie A opens Abu Dhabi office

The Lega Serie A (Italy) continues its expansion in the world and lands in the Middle East. After the opening of its prestigious office in New York (US), Italian Lega Serie A is set to open its first office in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi (UAE), with the January 2023 launch of the affiliate Lega... » Read more

Baseball comes to Middle East-South Asia

Baseball is coming to Dubai

The United International Baseball League, the first-ever professional baseball competition created for India, Pakistan and the Middle East, has signed a partnership with the Dubai Sports City, which will see the Dubai International Stadium as the official venue for the UIBL’s inaugural showcase... » 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

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