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Dubai Opera inks deal to host first world sporting event
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Dubai Opera inks deal to host first world sporting event

Saturday, 21 January 2017 1:26 AM

2017 Professional Squash Association Dubai World Series Finals will take place in June at Dubai's newest venue

Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola wins Dubai Marathon in record time
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Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola wins Dubai Marathon in record time

Friday, 20 January 2017 9:47 PM

Tola picks up $150,000 bonus for beating course record which was set by Ayele Abshero in 2012

Nakheel to invest $40m in creating 105km Dubai cycle path network
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Nakheel to invest $40m in creating 105km Dubai cycle path network

Friday, 20 January 2017 1:28 AM

Developer says it is also building a 10km ‘super loop’ for more experienced riders as part of plans

New date set for first Sandstorm Dubai event amid high demand
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New date set for first Sandstorm Dubai event amid high demand

Thursday, 19 January 2017 2:13 PM

Obstacle course race put back to Feb 10; will take place across 5km and 10km distances through four terrains

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Video: Iranian women volleyball duo make history

Thursday, 19 January 2017 11:41 AM

Maedeh Borhani and Zeinab Giveh are the first Iranian women volleyball players to play outside the Islamic Republic after joining Bulgarian club Shumen.

$250k bonus offered for Dubai Marathon world record run
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$250k bonus offered for Dubai Marathon world record run

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 4:46 PM

Bonus is in addition to first prize of $200,000, making Dubai the richest marathon race in the world

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In pictures: Preview of Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 12:59 PM

World number two Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship after tests on Monday showed he picked up a rib injury in South Africa last week.

First Sandstorm obstacle race set to be held in Dubai desert
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First Sandstorm obstacle race set to be held in Dubai desert

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 2:14 PM

Jan 27 event takes place across 5km and 10km distances through four terrains - rock, sand, water and mud

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In pictures: Egypt beat Bahrain in Group D France Handball 2017

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:57 PM

Action during the 25th IHF Men's World Championship 2017 Group D handball match Egypt vs Bahrain at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris.

Rib injury forces Rory McIlroy out of Abu Dhabi Championship
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Rib injury forces Rory McIlroy out of Abu Dhabi Championship

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 9:27 AM

Four-time major champion will start a rehabilitation programme for the stress

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In pictures: Emirates American Football League at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:04 PM

During the Emirates American Football League match between Abu Dhabi Wild Cats and Al Ain Desert Foxes at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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In pictures: UAE seal last ball win over Namibia

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:03 PM

During the Desert T20 Challenge match between United Arab Emirates and Namibia at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi

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In pictures: 25th IHF Men's World Championship 2017 - Qatar vs Bahrain

Monday, 16 January 2017 1:03 PM

In Group D handball match Qatar clinches victory against Bahrain at the 25th IHF Men's World Championship 2017 in AccorHotels Arena, Paris.

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Video: Questions surround unfinished football stadium in Gabon

Monday, 16 January 2017 12:58 PM

Gabon's government has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on stadiums for the 2017 Africa Cup Of Nations.

McIlroy a doubt for Abu Dhabi following back injury
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McIlroy a doubt for Abu Dhabi following back injury

Monday, 16 January 2017 11:37 AM

World number two will have a scan in Dubai ahead of the first tournament in the ‘Gulf Swing’


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