The UAE began their 2012 HSBC Asian Five Nations (A5N), Top Five campaign with an 85-10 defeat to Hong Kong at 7he Sevens ground on Friday evening.
Mohamed Shehab of the UAE bowed out of the 23-nation 2012 Asian Snooker Championship in Doha after losing his last 16 stage encounter with on-song Aditya Mehta of India 4-0 on Thursday night.
Sports leaders from around the world will gather for the first time to discuss the hot topic of emerging nations hosting the world’s biggest sporting events.
The Dubai Sports Council (DSC) has joined forces with ‘Peace and Sport’ in a bid to drive sport home as a social tool for cohesion, development, education and harmony in the Middle East region and beyond.
Emarati athletes are full of hopes of qualifying for the 2012 London Olympics, at the Dubai Police Officers Stadium on Friday.
Yogi Group skipper Shiva Pagarani bowled the dream spell of his life to prise out seven wickets against Interface Transworld in the Blenheim Champion’s Trophy’s last league match in the tournament which is sponsored by Blenheim Energy and conducted by the Dubai Cricket Council at the Sevens cricket grounds.
The 34-team, 76-match seventh edition of the age-group Indian Basketball League Tournament (IBL) takes off on Friday, April 27 at the Salah Al Deen Indoor Sports Hall, near Century Mall, Dubai — jump-ball 5pm.
The Al Gharbia Watersports Festival drew to a close on Saturday with a cascade of fireworks as thousands gathered on the beach to watch the closing ceremony.
GM Baadur Jobava of Georgia, the top seed, won the Dubai International Blitz Championship.
Josco Du Cayrou finished ahead of Ghalib to emerge winner in the Group 2 Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup race of the Shaikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival in Toulouse, France on Friday.