Teeing-off in Dubai is becoming ever more interesting, with several new and revamped golf courses being announced in recent months. There’s now more than a dozen either open or on their way in a city of 1.1 million. So will they all survive, or will the poorest performers be relegated to bogey status?
Andy Gray and Richard Keys are two of the best known faces in British sports broadcasting. As they prepare to head up Al Jazeera Sport’s live coverage of the English Premier League, Arabian Business meets the popular duo in Qatar.
The $10bn Formula One circus already has a strong presence in the Middle East, with the Abu Dhabi and Bahrain F1 races firm fixtures of the 2013 season. With Emirates Airline now added as a global sponsor, F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is widening his ambitions in the Gulf, and the possibility of a regional team or a third race could still be on the cards.