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Hole in one: Golfing in Dubai
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Hole in one: Golfing in Dubai

Saturday, 4 October 2014 1:56 AM

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?

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Creating an empire: Inside the world of a wellness visionary
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Creating an empire: Inside the world of a wellness visionary

Sunday, 1 June 2014 3:57 PM

Arabian Business travels to Italy to learn how Technogym's Nerio Alessandri turned his small garage-based operation into a global force

Dhow racing in Dubai
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Dhow racing in Dubai

Thursday, 15 May 2014 12:13 PM

The race to Al Gaffal will see hundreds of dhows race in Dubai waters

Brand slam
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Brand slam

Friday, 31 January 2014 2:32 AM

Gulf blue chips are now closely associated with most of the world’s biggest sporting events. But is the multi-million-dollar outlay actually bringing a return on investment?

Why Gulf money can't buy World Cup 2014 spot
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Why Gulf money can't buy World Cup 2014 spot

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 1:09 PM

Region's teams will miss out on Brazil 2014 due to managerial changes and players' lack of experience

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Ready for kick-off
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Ready for kick-off

Thursday, 8 August 2013 11:10 AM

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.

UAE soccer league struggles despite riches splashed abroad
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UAE soccer league struggles despite riches splashed abroad

Wednesday, 17 July 2013 9:17 AM

Local game has big ambitions yet little chance of realising them due to the UAE's small population, which is apathetic about domestic teams

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The beautiful game
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The beautiful game

Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:52 PM

IFA director Jim Reilly explains why grass roots sports organisations are so important for the community, and how they plan do more for young people in the region.

Networking events in the Gulf
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Networking events in the Gulf

Sunday, 31 March 2013 10:51 AM

Diaries at the ready: we find four of the best networking opportunities this month

The world's most influential Arabs: Power defined
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The world's most influential Arabs: Power defined

Sunday, 24 March 2013 12:47 PM

Putting together a list of the world’s most powerful Arabs is a complex – and no doubt controversial – task

F1 and Emirates: A formula for success
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F1 and Emirates: A formula for success

Sunday, 17 February 2013 8:52 AM

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.

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Qatar's modern future rubs up against conservative traditions
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Qatar's modern future rubs up against conservative traditions

Thursday, 27 September 2012 2:53 PM

Qatar is spending massively ahead of the 2022 World Cup, leading conservative Qataris to worry about how this will affect its Islamic nature

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Iran tops MidEast medal haul as London Olympics close
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Iran tops MidEast medal haul as London Olympics close

Monday, 13 August 2012 3:37 PM

A total of 24 medals were won regionally during the 17 day tournament

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World Cup puts spotlight on human rights in Qatar
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World Cup puts spotlight on human rights in Qatar

Thursday, 21 June 2012 4:38 PM

As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament its treatment of migrant labour is coming under the international spotlight

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Manchester City: The Blue Moon finally rises
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Manchester City: The Blue Moon finally rises

Sunday, 20 May 2012 10:49 AM

How Sheikh Mansour's millions helped Manchester City win on and off the pitch in just four years


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