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Tough tackler

Tough tackler

Yousuf Al Serkal, the UAE’s candidate for the AFC presidency, says he will clean up the beautiful game’s tarnished image in Asia if elected next month

Surfing in the UAE: Riding the wave

Surfing in the UAE: Riding the wave

Dubai-based Surf Shop Arabia is at the forefront of a surfing boom in the Middle East. Owner Carl De Villiers tells us how he grew his business

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Matchroom Sport interview: Barry Hearn

Matchroom Sport interview: Barry Hearn

Charismatic sports promoter Barry Hearn has made millions from revamping second-tier sports and beaming them to worldwide TV audiences. Now he’s bringing his A game to the Middle East

The Italian job

The Italian job

CEO Middle East talks to football legend Fabio Cannavaro from his luxury Palm villa about the Qatar World Cup, the Real Madrid resort and his journey to become one of the greatest defenders of all time

Brad Drewett interview: Association of Tennis Professionals president

Brad Drewett interview: Association of Tennis Professionals president

Association of Tennis Professionals president Brad Drewett says marketing interest in one of the world’s most popular sports has remained strong, despite the credit crunch

Evander Holyfield interview: The Real Deal

Evander Holyfield interview: The Real Deal

Former heavyweight champion on the world on being bitten, belts and business in the Middle East

Manchester City special: Voice of experience

Manchester City special: Voice of experience

Ex-England footballer Brian Marwood is one of the central cogs in the Manchester City machine

Manchester City special: Talking a good game

Manchester City special: Talking a good game

A City fan by birth, chief communications officer Vicky Kloss has seen her fair share of lows. But much has changed since the ADUG takeover three years ago, she says

Manchester City special: Behind the scenes

Manchester City special: Behind the scenes

Jon Stemp is the man behind much of the club’s recent off-pitch renovation in. So what more can fans expect?

Game on

Game on

London Shard builder Mace wants a slice of Qatar’s $8.2bn World Cup action

Zaha Hadid's $439m sea creature floats over Olympic pool

Zaha Hadid's $439m sea creature floats over Olympic pool

Iraqi-born architect of London 2012's aquatics centre talks design, downturn and cost overruns

Match maker

Match maker

The former CEO of Man United and international boss of CAA sport Peter Kenyon says the Middle East sport story has only just begun


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