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Al Gharbia Festival draws big crowds

The Al Gharbia Watersports Festival will draw to a close in Mirfa on Saturday with a cascade of fireworks and the conclusion of some of the most fierce and skilful competition that has ever been seen on the waters of the Al Gharbia coastline.

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Samiya, Asim claim honours

Samiya Salim Sanghati, Asim Khurshid, Shaiman Anwar Butt and Mohammad Rehan won the top honours in the 13th edition of Shyam Bhatia Annual UAE Award function at Bhatia’s Cricket Museum here on Wednesday night.

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Raring to go

Dubai’s Khalifa Al Mutaiwei and German co-driver Andreas Schulz climbed to third overall after a repeat run through the 330.51km desert special stage of the Sealine Cross-Country Rally in Qatar on Thursday.

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Northern Ireland, ATCUAE discuss new sports degree

In the first leg of the Northern Ireland Executive’s trade visit to the Middle East, the first and deputy first ministers this morning held discussions with the University of Ulster and the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE, the governing body of motorsport in the country, about the further development of their relationship, including the prospects for a jointly taught undergraduate sports management degree with the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates, which would be accredited by the University.

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Jazira show pleases coach

Al Jazira coach Caio Junior was pleased to take his side to the knockout stage of the AFC Champions League for the first time and said that they had a chance to rewrite history by going on and winning the continental showpiece.

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Activities galore at President final

The sponsors of the President Cup final between Al Jazira and Bani Yas on April 23, have provided plenty of gifts, prizes and more surprises for the spectators during the festival which will be held under the logo ‘Khalifa Our Pride’, it was unveiled on Thursday.

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Ground set for showdown

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Ground set for showdown

The logo and website of the World Parachuting Championships FAI (Federation Aeronautique Internationale) Mondial, Dubai 2012 were officially launched at Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina, on Sunday afternoon.

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