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Champion swimmers headed for FINA World Championships

Abu Dhabi will welcome the best swimmers in the globe for a six-day show between December 16 to 21 for the 15th edition of the FINA World Swimming Championships, according to a statement by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council. The competition will…

Indian state broadcaster to beam T20 World Cup

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has completed preparations for ball-to-ball coverage of the International Cricket Council, (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be played in the UAE and Oman from next week. The Board of…

PIF to take over Newcastle United in $407 million deal

The Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) is in the final stages of a takeover of Newcastle United in a $407 million deal. The PIF will provide 80 percent of the SR1.52 billion deal to takeover Newcastle United, according to media reports. The…

Sheikh Mansour to chair Emirates Racing Authority board

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, approved a decision to form the Board of Directors of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA), chaired by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al…

IOC Vice President meets Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the UAE National Olympic Committee, received the Vice President of International Olympic Committee, Ng Ser Miang. During the meeting, Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed and…

Spartan World Championship to take place in Liwa desert

MENA Newswire: The Spartan World Championship will take place in the Liwa desert, Abu Dhabi's western region, from December 2-5, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council has announced. Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of UAE National Day, the…