Category Archives: Athletic

UAE Football Association suspends footballing activities for four weeks due to coronavirus

ABU DHABI, The UAE Football Association decided, after coordinating with concerned authorities, to suspend all matches throughout the country during the 2019-2020 season, starting from today and continuing for four weeks.

The move is a precautionary measure to stop the …

UAE Football Association postpones U-19 competitions on coronavirus concerns

ABU DHABI, UAE Football Association has postponed U-19 competitions with immediate effect and until further notice on coronavirus concerns, while first-team and U-21 fixtures will continue as scheduled in coordination with the UAE Pro League.

In a statement today, UFA …

Sheikh Isa bin Rashid Al-Khalifa, icon of Bahrain sport, dies

MANAMA, – Bahrain’s Royal Court mourned the death of Sheikh Isa bin Rashid bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, who passed away on Thursday.

In a statement carried by Bahrain News Agency, BNA, the Royal Court prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest …

UAE Wrestling and Judo Federation halts competitions, activities

ABU DHABI, The UAE Wrestling and Judo Federation, UAEWJF, announced on Friday that it has called off all competitions and sports activities until further notice.

In a statement, the Federation said the decision was made in response to advice and …

Emirates offers fans memorable experiences during the 2020 DDF Tennis Championships

Dubai, UAE, Emirates, the Official Airline of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, offered tennis fans memorable experiences during the two week run of the much anticipated tennis event. The championship, which ended yesterday, crowned Romania’s Simona Halep as Women’s …