Category Archives: Athletic

National Olympic Committee, General Authority of Sports discuss preparations for Asian Beach Games

DUBAI, The National Olympic Committee and the General Authority of Sports have discussed in a remote meeting preparation for the participation of the country’s athletes in the Asian Beach Games to be held in Sanya, China, from 28th November to …

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island to host historic ‘UFC Fight Island’

Abu Dhabi, UFC , the world’s premier mixed martial arts organiSation, and the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) today announced that the much-anticipated UFC FIGHT ISLANDÔ events will be held on Abu Dhabi’s Yas …

Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Police organise forum to discuss return of fans to sports events

DUBAI, The Dubai Sports Council, in cooperation with Dubai Police, is organising a forum to discuss precautionary measures and protocols for the safe return of fans to sports events in Dubai once competitions resume in the coming period.

Titled “Your …

Asian Football Confederation praises UAE Football Association’s measures to preserve health of community

DUBAI, The Asian Football Confederation, AFC, praised the measures taken by the UAE Football Association, UAEFA, to support the community, by sending many positive messages and continuing to manage football in the UAE, to maintain the health and safety of …

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 …