17
July
2018

‘Playmakers’ To unite communities for AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019

‘Sign-up, inspire your community and be part of the UAE’s most expansive and most exciting sporting event’.

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11
July
2018

Hamdan bin Zayed reviews proposals for bicycle lane project in Al Dhafra

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region, has received, in Qasr Al Nakheel, Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of the Community Development Department and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Cycling Club, who explained the club’s proposals for the launch of a bicycle lane project in the Al Dhafra Region, which will be implemented in Madinat Zayed, Sila and Mirfa, and will include a mountain lane on Dalma Island.

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08
July
2018

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS CHOSEN FOR AFC ASIAN CUP 2019 “HOME TEAM” TO SPREAD FOOTBALL FEVER ACROSS THE UAE

The dreams of a group of talented university students from across the UAE came true today, as they were selected to the starting lineup for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Local Organising Committee’s “Home Team”.

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07
July
2018

Abu Dhabi Sports Festival heralds 44-day community fitness and games

Those spending their summer in Abu Dhabi can now take part in various sporting and fitness activities in the comfort of air-conditioned facilities at the Zayed Sports City.



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03
July
2018

Abu Dhabi Sports Council Partners with ADNOC to Stage First ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, today, the inauguration of the ADNOC Abu Dhabi Marathon, which will be held, for the first time, on December 7, 2018

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02
July
2018

Fazza Al Khalediah clinches The President of UAE Cup in San Siro

Fazza Al Khalediah came from last to first to clinch His Highness The President of the UAE Cup for Purebred Arabians at the San Siro racecourse in Milan, Italy, on Sunday.

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01
July
2018

Swimming instructors receive certifications from FINA clinic

Source: ADSC

More than 110 swimming instructors from clubs around the UAE attended a clinic for swimming coaches conducted by FINA, the world governing body for swimming, at the Emirates Heritage Club on Wednesday.

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01
July
2018

Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Abu Dhabi Cricket launch international T20 event

Abu Dhabi Cricket (ADC), with the full support of Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), will host the UAE capital’s first owned T20 cricket tournament this October.

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01
July
2018

Team Abu Dhabi seals historic 1-2-3 finish at Grand Prix of France

Source: WAM

Team Abu Dhabi trio was crowned in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler`s Representative in the Eastern Region;Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Adviser to the UAE President; Sheikh Diab bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan; Sheikh Mohammed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Vice-President and CEO of the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, ADIMSC, and a number of Sheikhs and sports officials.

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26
June
2018

FIRST CHANCE TO SECURE AFC ASIAN CUP UAE 2019 TICKETS AS EARLY BIRD CORPORATE RESERVATIONS OPEN

Local Organising Committee announces pre-sale window for corporate group bookings to offer local businesses the chance to secure tickets to the UAE’s largest ever sports event  



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23
June
2018

Lightning strikes at Duindigt racecourse

Source: ADSC

Lightning Bolt ridden by Jean-Baptiste Hamel for trainer Karin van den Bos clinched His Highness The President of the UAE Cup for Purebred Arabians at the Duindigt racecourse in the Netherlands on Sunday.

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13
June
2018

Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza inaugurates state of-the-art Abu Dhabi Women's Club headquarters

Source: ADSC

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Mother of the Nations, Supreme Chairperson of Family Development Foundation, and President of both General Women's Union and Motherhood and Childhood Supreme Council, the new Abu Dhabi Women’s Club headquarters was inaugurated by Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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12
June
2018

FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2018 BEGINS THE SEARCH FOR THE ULTIMATE HERO

Source: ADSC

Scores will be ranked across age categories with winners crowned ‘Ultimate Hero’ and rewarded with once-in-a-lifetime experiences during tournament in December

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05
June
2018

Creative emerge winners of Tasheel Ramadan sevens tournament

Source: ADSC

After two weeks of intense competition, Creative Transactions emerged winners by edging out Al Sa’ada 1-0 in the Tasheel Ramadan sevens football tournament at the Soccer City of Abu Dhabi Cricket on Wednesday.

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04
June
2018

UN World Bicycle Day commemorated at Al Hudayriat Island

Source: ADSC

The new cycle track at the Al Hudayriat Island was in the spotlight again for the second time in three days when Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) staged a cycling event to mark the United Nation’s World Bicycle Day.

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02
June
2018

Community cycle race an overwhelming success at Al Hudayriat Island

Source: ADSC

The Al Hudayriat Island Community cycle race was an overwhelming success with 269 cyclists in the men, women, youth and children joining the challenge on Friday.

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01
June
2018

Al Hudayriat Island’s inaugural race draws more than 400 runners

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s (ADSC) Community races city’s newest beachfront city at the Al Hudayriat Island drew more than 400 runners in all age groups and levels on Friday.

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31
May
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Jiu-Jitsu champions

Source: WAM

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Bateen Palace today the national Jiu-Jitsu team members who secured top positions at the 10th Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018.

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29
May
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed meets UAE Disabled Sports Federation & the Muay Thai and Kickboxing team

Source: WAM

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received the chairman and members of the UAE Disabled Sports Federation, accompanied by the Para-Shooting team players who capped four medals for the country during the recent world shooting championship in S. Korea along with the Muay Thai and Kickboxing team.

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29
May
2018

Al Awani highlights the benefits of sports to the country’s youth at seminar

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) in association with Emirates Diplomatic Academy presented a seminar on “Diplomacy in Sports” to the youth of the country on Monday.

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28
May
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed opens Al Hudayriat Island Recreational Beach

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, on Sunday, 27 May 2018 opened the Hudayriat Island Recreational Beach.

 

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24
May
2018

UAE make immediate impact at the Muay Thai World Championship

The UAE national Muay Thai team made an immediate impact on the global audience when they won a gold, silver and bronze in their first appearance at the World Championship in Cancun, Mexico.

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24
May
2018

Mansour bin Zayed restructures Al Jazira Football Sports Company's board

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Al Jazira Sports Club,  issued a resolution restructuring the board of Al Jazira Football Sports Company under the chairmanship of Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi.

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23
May
2018

Mansour bin Zayed attends opening of Zayed Sports Tournament

Source: WAM

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, on Tuesday 22 May 2018  attended the opening of the 22nd Armed Forces Officers Club Ramadan Sports Championship, running this year under the name 'Zayed Sports Tournament'.

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20
May
2018

Team Wellington of New Zealand qualify for FIFA CWC 2018

Source: ADSC

Team Wellington of New Zealand become the third team so far to confirm their place at the UAE FIFA CWC 2018.

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17
May
2018

Al Ain qualify for FIFA Club World Cup 2018

Source: ADSC

Al Ain of UAE qualified for the FIFA Club World Cup 2018 as their fellow country team Al Jazira exit the race of the AFC champions’ league from the round of 16.

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07
May
2018

Olympic size swimming pool for Special Olympics to be completed in November

An Olympic size swimming pool at a cost of Dh61million will be ready in November as one of the venues for the Special Olympic World Games Abu Dhabi on March 2019.

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07
May
2018

Abu Dhabi delegation in Tokyo to discuss investment opportunities

Source: ADSC

An Abu Dhabi delegation to Tokyo, headed by Abu Dhabi Investment Office of the Department of Economic Development (DED), held a coordination meeting today in Tokyo. The delegation conducted a series of bilateral meetings between the participating bodies with Japanese investors and businessmen in order to familiarise them with the best investment opportunities that the government of Abu Dhabi provides in several economic sectors.

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03
May
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed congratulates Al Ain on winning the President's Cup

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADSC, has congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Chairman of Al Ain FC, and H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, First Deputy Chairman of Al Ain FC, H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, Second Deputy of Al Ain FC, on winning the coveted UAE President's Cup 2018.

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02
May
2018

Zuhair Bakheet in Asia Cup official Draw

Source: ADSC

Footballing legend Zuhair Bakheet will play a central role as the focus of the Asian football community shifts its attention to the Armani Hotel Ballroom at the UAE’s iconic Burj Khalifa on Friday for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Final Draw.

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28
April
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed attends closing day of Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, attended on Saturday, April 28, 2018  the closing ceremony of the 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018 held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

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28
April
2018

Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s Al Wathba cycle race draws 256 riders

Source: ADSC

Erwin Sedanir and Van Hatum emerged winners of the 90-kilometre cycle races for men and women at the Al Wathba track organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) at the weekend.

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26
April
2018

ARRIBA! MEXICO’S C.D. GUADALAJARA SECURE FIRST SPOT IN FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2018

Source: ADSC

Mexico’s Liga MX champions C.D. Guadalajara are the first continental champions to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 following a dramatic 4-2 penalty shoot-out win against fellow North and Central American and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) Champions League finalists, Toronto FC.

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25
April
2018

Wathba community cycle race on Friday

Source: ADSC

The Wathba community cycle race organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) will be held at Al Wathba track at 4.30pm.

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25
April
2018

Presidential decree for open door policy in UAE sport comes into operation

Source: ADSC

The UAE’s sports federation will implement The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s decree last November to permit players born to Emirati women married to foreigners and expatriates to join local clubs and represent the national teams in various sports.

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24
April
2018

Hareb, Al Awani head UAE Tour Committee

Source: ADSC

HE Saeed Hareb and HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, general secretaries of both the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Sports Councils respectively will head the committee for staging of the UAE Cycling Tour in February 2019.

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23
April
2018

Mansour bin Zayed attends ceremony honouring UAE’s sporting achievements in 2017

Source: ADSC

As part of an initiative by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, attended a ceremony that honoured the UAE's sporting achievements in 2017, which was held Monday-23 April 2018 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.

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21
April
2018

Adrian, Amalio emerge division-1 winners

Source: ADSC

Adrian and Amalio emerged tops in the fourth edition of the at the Abu Dhabi Sports Club padel tennis championship for the Abu Dhabi Sports Exchange Cup at the weekend.

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21
April
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed attends final round of Parajiu-Jitsu Championship

Source: ADSC

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has attended part of the final round of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018, which drew local and international players from different parts of the world at Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City, here.

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17
April
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed receives ADSC delegation

Source: ADSC

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Tuesday received at Qasr Al Bahr a delegation from the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, ADSC, as well as delegations representing the organising committees of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, Abu Dhabi Tour and the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

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16
April
2018

Al Shamkha win thriller over Al Wathba to retain Mubadala League

Source: ADSC

Al Shamkha retained the Mubadala Community Football League for a second time in as many years after edging out Al Wathba in a penalty shootout after 2-2 deadlock in regulation time.

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15
April
2018

Safaan Stables score double at the President of the UAE Cup opening meeting

Source: ADSC

The Saafan Stables celebrated a double on the opening meeting of The President of the UAE Cup for Purebred Arabians in Cairo racecourse on Saturday.

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12
April
2018

Seedings confirmed for UAE 2019 draw

Source: ADSC

The seeding for the eagerly-anticipated draw for the most prestigious competition on the Continent, the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, which will take place on May 4, 2018, 7:30pm (UAE time), in Dubai has now been confirmed following Thursday's release of the latest FIFA World Ranking.

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11
April
2018

Cycling and running events in Al Ain draw big response from community

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) will stage the popular cycling and running events in Al Ain at the weekend.

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10
April
2018

The President’s Cup World Series celebrate silver jubilee

Source: ADSC

The President’s Cup World Series for Purebred Arabian racing celebrates the silver jubilee year with 10 races planned across 10 countries with the opening race in Egypt on April 14.

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10
April
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed receives UAE Special Olympics team, Organising Committee of Regional Games

Source: ADSC

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received, at the Qasr Al Bahr Majlis, the UAE team of people of determination, who participated in the 9th Special Olympics Regional Games, as well as its administrative and technical bodies, the organising committee of the Games, which was hosted recently by Abu Dhabi, and the UAE Special Olympics Board of Directors.

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09
April
2018

Fitness trainers and sports academies will require licences to operate

Source: ADSC

Trainers and instructors at Spas and private sports academies now require a licence to practice their profession in the UAE, according to a workshop by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) in association with the Reps Emirates Sports Facilities Management.

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08
April
2018

Abu Dhabi Sports Council’s junior football festival draws 244 youngsters

Source: ADSC

The fifth edition of the junior football festival for ages 7 and 8 concluded on successful note with the participation of 244 players at the Baniyas Academy over the weekend.

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04
April
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed congratulates Al Ittihad on winning the Arab journalism award

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, congratulated on Wednesday the Sports Section of the Al Ittihad Newspaper on winning the Arab Journalism Award for the 6th times.

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04
April
2018

Storms off to winning start in the inaugural Arab Clubs Championship

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Storms got their campaign in the inaugural Arab Clubs Championships off to a winning start.

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31
March
2018

Al Maamari Clinches Title of ADSC Community Cycle Race at Yas Island

Source: ADSC

217 male and female cyclists from different categories and nationalities competed in Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) community cycle race at Yas Island on Saturday, 31 March 2018 to see ith Naser Al Maamari from UAE winning the title for the 52.8 km category.

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27
March
2018

ALPHAND SHINES, PROKOP RETAINS CARS LEAD, SUNDERLAND RISES IN ABU DHABI DESERT CHALLENGE POWERED BY NISSAN

Source: ADSC

The UAE's defending champion Khaled Al Qassimi suffered a major setback in his Abu Dhabi Racing Team 3008 DKR, losing 30 minutes because of a broken drive shaft.

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27
March
2018

Community schools programme moves into full swing in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi community schools program entered the fourth week over the weekend with the project targeting after-school-hour sporting activities and games for pupils.

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25
March
2018

Al Ain Retains Title

Source: ADSC

Al Ain maintained their hold of The President Cup title for a second year in as many times after they came up tops again by winning 21 of the 45 gold medals that were on offer in the fifth and final leg of the competition at the Mubadala Arena over the weekend.

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21
March
2018

Abu Dhabi to host the World Sport Business Summit for next three years

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi will host the Leaders World Sport Business Summit for three years from 2019 to 2021 following an agreement between the Leaders and Abu Dhabi Sports Council on Wednesday, 21 March 2018.

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20
March
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed receives representatives of Special Olympics Higher Committee

Source: ADSC

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received at Qasr Al Bahar, representatives of the Organising Committee of the 2019 Special Olympics World Games, accompanied by Timothy Shriver, Special Olympics Chairman, and Ayman Abdel Wahab, Regional President of Special Olympics in the MENA Region.

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18
March
2018

9th Regional Games of Special Olympics opens in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 9th Special Olympics Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Games kicked off in Abu Dhabi.

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16
March
2018

Junva emerge winner of the ADSC half marathon

Source: ADSC

Ishito Junva of Ethiopia emerged winner of the MENA half marathon organised by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) at the Abu Dhabi Corniche on Friday.

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15
March
2018

Host Cities Programme concluded

Source: ADSC

The Host Cities Programme for the visiting foreign delegations for the Special Olympics IX MENA Games concluded with a gala closing ceremony at the Al Qattara Market in Al Ain on Wednesday, March 14.

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14
March
2018

Abu Dhabi and Dubai Councils sign MoU to stage UAE Tour from next year

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi and Dubai Tours have been merged as the UAE Tour and will run over seven stages from next year following a Memorandum of Understanding between the Abu Dhabi and Dubai Sports Councils.

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13
March
2018

Ivory Coast delegation take pleasure in the tour of Al Ain

Source: ADSC

The Ivory Coast delegation for the Special Olympics IX MENA Games were accorded to the host cities programme tour of Al Ain by the local organising committee on Monday.

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11
March
2018

The UAE are ready for the MENA IX Games with their biggest squad

Source: ADSC

The UAE unveiled their biggest squad for the Special Olympics IX MENA Games from March 14 to 23.

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11
March
2018

The UAE women’s ice hockey team return with silver medal in Asia

Source: ADSC

The UAE women's national hockey team returned with the silver medal from the Challenge Cup of Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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10
March
2018

Shwaiman Championship 2018

Source: ADSC

Osman Safi and Amina Muhayd emerged winners of the inaugural Shwaiman Championship, an extreme obstacle race, held at Dana Island on Saturday, March 10.

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07
March
2018

Walkathon and wide range of sporting activities mark the National Sports Day in Abu Dhabi

A walkathon led by HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), and a wide range of sporting activities highlighted the National Sports Day in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, March 7.

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05
March
2018

The National Sports Day celebrated with full-day sporting activities in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

The National Sports Day, an initiative of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will be celebrated with a full-day programme drawn up by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council on Wednesday, March 8.

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05
March
2018

ADSC provide La Liga lessons for technical staff from Abu Dhabi Clubs

Source: ADSC

The technical staff from the clubs in Abu Dhabi Clubs were provided with the opportunity of attending a workshop titled “Goalkeeper” from the La Liga organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC).

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04
March
2018

AGE GROUP TRIATHLETES SHINE AT THE ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

Two thousand age group triathletes flocked to Yas Island today for the annual ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2018. The race, now in its fourth year, saw men and women from 86 countries take part in the Sprint, Olympic and Middle distances, as well as a dedicated para-triathlete wave – a first for ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi. Thousands of spectators descended on Yas Island to support family and friends that took the plunge at one of the most exciting triathlons in the region.  

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04
March
2018

Department of Education and Knowledge sign MoU with Abu Dhabi Sports Council to support community school projects.

Source: ADSC

The Department of Education and Knowledge signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), a partnership in which the two organisations will work together in developing community school projects.

 

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03
March
2018

FANS TREATED TO THRILLING TRIATHLON SPECTACLE AS SCHOEMAN & KLAMER LIGHT UP THE CAPITAL

Source: ADSC

The 2018 ITU World Triathlon Season has officially begun as the world’s top ranked triathletes gathered in Abu Dhabi, the sports capital of the Middle East, for the season opener. South African, Henri Schoeman claimed the first honours of the season as he claimed victory in the elite men’s category sprint distance, whilst Dutch triathlete Rachel Klamer picked up the first women’s medal in an action-packed day on the iconic Yas Island. 

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28
February
2018

ABU DHABI WELCOMES THE WORLD AS TRIATHLETES DESCEND ON CAPITAL FOR ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI 2018

Source: ADSC

Participants from 51 countries will descend on Abu Dhabi this weekend for the fourth annual ITU World Triathlon Series Abu Dhabi presented by Daman’s ActiveLife – the opening race and pinnacle of the World Triathlon Series calendar.

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28
February
2018

Abu Dhabi Sports Council Welcomes Japanese Delegation

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) welcomed on Wednesday, 28 February 2018, a visiting delegation from the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE).

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27
February
2018

Paolo Rossi Visits ADSC

Source: ADSC

Famous former Italian legendary footballer- Paolo Rossi who helped the Italian national football team to win the World Cup 1982 in Spain, paid a visit to Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC).

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26
February
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed congratulates UAE leaders on success of Abu Dhabi Tour 2018

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council congratulated the leaders of the UAE on the big successes of Abu Dhabi Tour 2018.

 

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26
February
2018

Al Awani lauds UAE Leaders

Source: ADSC

HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council extend thanks and gratitude to our wise leaders for the continuous support they offer to UAE sports.

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26
February
2018

The 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour in Numbers

Source: ADSC

The fourth edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour and the first extended to five stages proved worthy of the sensational field of top riders who assembled at race headquarters at Yas Marina last week

 

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26
February
2018

AFC honors UAE Professional League Committee

Source: ADSC

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday, 26 February 2018 honored the UAE professional league committee (PLC), and presented to them the AFC Development Award.

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25
February
2018

Rohan Dennis wins Stage 4, Al Maryah Island Stage (ITT)

Source: ADSC

The Australian champion for Individual Time Trial Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) won Stage 4 of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour, Al Maryah Island Individual Time Trial (12.6km), and took the lead in the General Classification. On the podium he was rewarded with the race leader's Red Jersey, sponsored by Al Maryah Island.

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25
February
2018

Alejandro Valverde wins the fourth Abu Dhabi Tour

Source: ADSC

The Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) has won the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour, winning on the top of Jebel Hafeet after a 199km hard fought Stage 5. On the podium, he was rewarded with the Golden Grit, the new trophy destined to the winner of the overall race, and the final Red Jersey, sponsored by Al Maryah Island.

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23
February
2018

Phil Bauhaus wins Stage 3, Nation Towers Stage

Source: ADSC

The German rider Phil Bauhaus (Team Sunweb) won Stage 3 of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Tour, from Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi (Al Marina - 133km), in a bunch sprint. Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors), fourth on the finish line, retains the lead in the General Classification. On the podium he was rewarded with the race leader's Red Jersey, sponsored by Al Maryah Island, and also the points leader's Green Jersey, sponsored by Emirates Post.

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22
February
2018

Kristoff strikes on team’s home soil

Source: ADSC

Alexander Kristoff claimed his second victory for UAE Team Emirates today as he kept his momentum rolling after winning the conclusive stage of the Tour of Oman on Sunday. In the long final straight in Madinat Zayed, he outsprinted Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott) who launched from far out despite the headwind. The Australian took third place and the best young rider jersey while Andrea Guardini (Bardiani CSF) – the very first stage winner of the Abu Dhabi Tour back in 2015, also in Madinat Zayed – settled for second. Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) crashed out as he was involved in a fall in the neutralized zone.

STAGE RESULT
1 - Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) 189km in 4h48’24”, average speed 39.320km/h
2 - Andrea Guardini (Bardiani CSF) s.t.
3 - Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton - Scott) s.t.

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 - Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) 
2 - Andrea Guardini (Bardiani CSF) at 4"
3 - Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton - Scott) at 6"

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22
February
2018

Elia Viviani continues his winning streak

Source: ADSC

Echelons made Stage 2 of the Abu Dhabi Tour a very competitive race with the threat of losing it all for some of the big names in contention but Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) continued his winning streak after he successfully raced at the Tour Down Under in Australia and claimed two stages and the overall classification of the Dubai Tour. Young guns Danny Van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) rounded out the podium while Viviani succeeded to Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) in the Red Jersey.

STAGE RESULT
1 - Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) 148km in 3h15’30”, average speed 45.421km/h
2 - Danny Van Poppel (Team Lotto NL - Jumbo) s.t.
3 - Pascal Ackermann (Bora - Hansgrohe) s.t.

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 - Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) 
2 - Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) s.t
3 - Danny Van Poppel (Team Lotto NL - Jumbo) at 4"

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21
February
2018

Mansour bin Zayed attends MoU signing between Emirates National Schools, UAE Muay Thai and Kickboxing Federation

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, yesterday attended, at the Presidency Palace, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, between the Emirates National Schools and the UAE Muay Thai and Kickboxing Federation, with the aim of raising awareness about the importance of sports and creating a sporting environment that encourages innovation and giving, as well as promoting sporting competitiveness among students.

The signing was attended by Ahmed Mohammed Al Humairi, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates National Schools; Abdullah Saeed Al Niyadi, Chairman of the UAE Muay Thai and Kickboxing Federation; Dr. Abdullah Al Maghrabi, Chairman of the Schools Executive Committee, Dr. Kenneth Vedra, Director-General of the Emirates National Schools; Mohammed Khalifa Al Hameli, Deputy Director-General for Administrative Affairs, and Tarik Hazeem Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the Federation, along with several officials from both sides.

The MoU, which was signed by Dr. Vedra and Al Muhairi, aims to include the sport of Muay Thai sport in the activities of the Emirates National Schools, due to its effectiveness in terms of physical and personal training, by organising weekly tournaments that will be supervised by skilled competitors and trainers. The Emirates National Schools are the first in the country to include the sport as part of their activities, which will benefit 10,500 students.

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February
2018

RIO 2016 OLYMPIC PODIUM SET TO GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AT THE ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

The superstars of elite triathlon are just weeks away from competing in the pinnacle of the sport as the countdown to the ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) 2018 season-opener in Abu Dhabi begins. Sixty-five of the sport's leading male athletes from 25 countries, including eight of the world's top 10 ITU ranked athletes, will go head-to-head for the season’s first honours on 2 March on the iconic Yas Island.

 

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20
February
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed Lauds Abu Dhabi Tour

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, assured the fourth edition of Abu Dhabi Tour would come out in a way that will make us all in the UAE and the region very proud of it.

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20
February
2018

Al Awani Praises Hazza bin Zayed

Source: ADSC

H.E. Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council praised H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the generous patronage to Abu Dhabi Tour.

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20
February
2018

Countdown on as FBMA International Show Jumping Cup 2018 set to attract world’s best riders to Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) announced that the 5th edition of International Show Jumping Cup, returns this year from Thursday 1 to Saturday 3 March to the Al Forsan International Sports Resort. Today’s announcement came through an official press conference organized by the FBMA at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort, Abu Dhabi, (Tuesday, February 20th), where it highlighted the schedule of events for this year’s edition.

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20
February
2018

EPG issues stamps for Abu Dhabi Tour

Source: ADSC

The Emirates Post Group, EPG, has issued special stamps to mark the 4th edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour, which started today under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in collaboration with RCS Sports, it continues until Sunday 25th February.

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19
February
2018

Year of Zayed Paddle Tennis Championship Concluded

Source: ADSC

The 2-day Year of Zayed Paddle Tennis Championship- held at Abu Dhabi Country Club came to a successful conclusion as 58 players, divided into 4 levels, competed in the actions of the championship.

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19
February
2018

1450 Volunteers in ADTOUR 2018

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) announced that 1450 volunteers would share in the organizing of the five stages of ADTOUR 2018. 

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19
February
2018

ADTOUR 2018 Trophy Revealed

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) revealed the trophy of the fourth edition of Abu Dhabi Tour (ADTOUR 2018). The yellow color trophy is simplification of the golden sand dunes of Liwa, and reflects the logo of the TOUR.   

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19
February
2018

ADSC organizes workshop about the National Tolerance Programme

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized a workshop about the National Tolerance Programme. The workshop came within ADSC’s calendar of training courses, as this Programme aims to boost the values of tolerance and coexistence in the UAE, and to reject attitudes of discrimination and hatred.

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19
February
2018

ADSC workshop on Prozone Football Analysis Program

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized on Monday, 19 February 2018 a workshop on the Prozone Football Performance Analysis Program.

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17
February
2018

2018 Abu Dhabi Tour TV Coverage and Schedule

Source: ADSC

The host broadcaster, Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, will again be offering its audience in the UAE and the whole MENA region the complete live coverage of each stage to ensure that fans don’t miss a moment – from the riders' lining up at the start of each day's stage to the finish line – with both Arabic and English commentary. In addition, special studio shows are planned for before and after each stage, with an international cycling expert providing deep analysis of each day’s racing.

 

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14
February
2018

2018 Abu Dhabi Tour – Provisional Entry List

Source: ADSC

An amazing start list at the Abu Dhabi Tour, the only Middle Eastern race in the UCI WorldTour calendar. 17 of 18 UCI WorldTeams accepted the invitation from the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, including riders such as the winner of last year’s Giro d’Italia; the Dutchman Tom Dumoulin; the Spanish Grand Tour winner Alejandro Valverde, the Italian climber Fabio Aru; the winner of 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour Rui Costa; the winner of last year’s Abu Dhabi Tour White Jersey for Best Young Rider, Julian Alaphilippe as the General Classification (GC) contenders. Most of the world’s best sprinters will also be at the start, with Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel, Elia Viviani, André Greipel, Caleb Ewan and Alexander Kristoff fighting for stage victories.

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13
February
2018

Mohamed bin Zayed receives winners of two jiu-jitsu championships

Source: ADSC

 His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Monday, 12 February 2018 the winners of the first National Service Jiu-Jitsu Championship and the second Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Qasr Al Bahr, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, and with the attendance of members of the organising committees, leaders and officers of the winning teams in both championships.

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12
February
2018

ADTOUR 2nd Community Challenge Race held at Yas Circuit

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 second community cycling challenge race took place at Yas Circuit on Sunday, 11 February 2018, and was a real thrill and success.

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11
February
2018

FEMALE TRIATHLON TITANS TO COMPETE AT THE ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

Nine of the top 10 women in triathlon will lead a pack of 50 women from 20 countries at the ITU’s World Triathlon Series (WTS) season opener on 2 March. The world-class field, set to tackle a 750m swim, 20km bike and 5km run on the spectacular Yas Island course, will make for one of the most competitive women’s line-ups in the history of ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi.

 

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10
February
2018

Yokohama Academy delegation concludes technical cohabitation visit to Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

The visiting delegation of Yokohama Marinos Football Academy in Tokyo, Japan, concluded its cohabitation visit to Abu Dhabi.

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08
February
2018

ADTOUR tutorial classes program launched

Source: ADSC

With the Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 approaching, tutorial classes program about the history and benefits of cycling were launched at a number of schools in Abu Dhabi emirate.

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05
February
2018

Abu Dhabi Week in India 2018

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Week in India 2018 started Monday, 5 February 2018 in the Indian capital New Delhi.

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04
February
2018

ADSC receives a visiting delegation from Yokohama Football Academy

Source: ADSC

A visiting delegation from Yokohama Marinos Football Academy in Tokyo, Japan, is currently in a cohabitation visit to Abu Dhabi. This visit represents phase four of the Abu Dhabi- Japan Football Partnership Program.

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03
February
2018

GOULIAN SHINES BRIGHTEST IN ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

It's been a long wait for Michael Goulian – after nine years since his last career win which took place in Budapest in 2009. He had been flying perfectly all week and knew that it was going to take a cool head and nerves of steel to make it to the top of the podium. He did it in fine style.

 

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01
February
2018

UAE National Olympic Committee meets in Dubai

Source: ADSC

The Board of Directors of the National Olympic Committee, NOC, held a meeting on Wednesday for the Olympic quadrennial (2017-2020) under the chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the NOC, in Dubai.

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30
January
2018

FIRST EVENT OF THE 2018 GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL GLOBAL SERIES SETS BAR HIGH

Source: ADSC

The first leg of the 2018 Gary Player Invitational global series proved that that they not only excel in golf, but also generosity as Abu Dhabi’s third union of golf and giving has raised more than 238,733 AED for local event beneficiary, the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs.

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30
January
2018

Red Bull Air Race lands in Abu Dhabi for 2018 season opener

Source: ADSC

With glittering skyscrapers reflecting the Arabian Gulf, Abu Dhabi is home to one of the most dramatic skylines in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship – and the 2018 season promises thrilling action to match. Thirteen of the world’s best pilots will resume their rivalries at 370kph with forces up to 10G, joined by a new opponent boasting impeccable credentials. With a first-time World Champion leading the rankings, many teams have radically revised their raceplanes, and the opener in the Emirates will set the stage for a season of suspense.

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29
January
2018

Neymar Jr’s Five, Red Bull Car Park Drift and a real-life ‘rocket man’ at 2018 season opener of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

The inaugural stop of the 2018 Red Bull Air Race World Championship arrives in Abu Dhabi 2-3 February – marking the eleventh time the UAE capital has hosted the first race of the year.

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28
January
2018

SUPERSTAR BROWNLEE BROTHERS RETURN TO RACE ABU DHABI WORLD TRIATHLON 2018

Source: ADSC

Superstars of elite triathlon will descend on the capital this March for the ITU World Triathlon Series Abu Dhabi 2018, with race organisers confirming that some of the most highly decorated athletes in the sport will compete between 2-3 March on Yas Island.

 

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27
January
2018

UAE Sports Federations support Special Olympics IX MENA and World Games in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

In the presence of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the UAE Sports Federations on Thursday announced their full support for the upcoming Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 and World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi.

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27
January
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed honors winners of President's Falconry Cup Competition

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, honoured the winners of the President's Falconry Cup Competition at Abu Dhabi Falconers’ Club at the concluding event on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

The fifth 12-day heritage event was organized by Abu Dhabi Falconers’ Club with the aim of preserving the achievements of the past, supporting the UAE's heritage and ancestral sports in line with its mission and values.

The competition attracted 1931 falcons and more than 275 falconers participating in 75 rounds of the best and fastest falcons in the world for cash prizes of AED25 million and 60 luxury cars.

Organsiations supporting and sponsoring the event were also honored

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23
January
2018

The Abu Dhabi Tour Five Stage Edition – Route and Jerseys Unveiled

Source: ADSC

From 21st to 25th February 2018, the Middle East’s only World Tour race will change its formula from its previous four stages to five, with an additional stage and a new individual time trial the day before the Grand Finale on Jebel Hafeet.

To be more important, more international and more interesting; it’s these three things that the new Abu Dhabi Tour is focused on, and the 2018 edition perfectly encapsulates the aim of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), organizer of the race in collaboration with RCS Sport under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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21
January
2018

Al Wahda UAE Super Cup Champion

Source: ADSC

Al Wahda were crowned as winners of the UAE Year of Zayed Super Cup Saturday for the third time in their history after defeating Al Jazira 2-0 at the Baniyas Stadium here with goals courtesy of Mourad Batna and Balazs Dszudszak.

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21
January
2018

Tommy Fleetwood Retains Title of Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Source: ADSC

English golfer and titleholder, Tommy Fleetwood, scored remarkable 22- under par on the final day of the 13th edition of Abu Dhabi HSBC championship- presented by EGA, to retain his title, and to continue his fine form after winning the Race to Dubai previously.

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20
January
2018

ADSC 3rd Edition of Juniors Football Festival Concluded

Source: ADSC

The third stage  of the season 2107/18 of Abu Dhabi Sports Council juniors’ football festival- held on Friday, 19 January 2018 in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi emirate at Al Dhafra Club football school playgrounds, was a real success as more than 200 kids from the five major football clubs in Abu Dhabi took part.

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20
January
2018

Team Abu Dhabi Wins Title of 17th Edition of the President Polo Cup

Source: ADSC

Team Abu Dhabi won the title of the HH the President’s Polo Cup.

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19
January
2018

EMC, EGA and ADSC to donate AED 75 to charity for every birdie scored at 2018 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA

Source: ADSC

As the official automotive sponsor of the 2018 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, Emirates Motor Company (EMC), is looking forward to welcoming the world’s best golfers to the UAE’s capital – and, collaborating with Emirates Global Aluminum (EGA) and Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) to donate thousands of dirhams to SEDRA Foundation for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.

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17
January
2018

327km Ultramarathon from Fujairah Terminal to Zayed Port – The Rahma Run to support fight against cancer during the Year of Zayed

Source: ADSC

In honour of the Year of Zayed, Abu Dhabi Ports announced today its support of Rahma through an inspiring 327km ultramarathon across three major ports in Abu Dhabi. Dr. Khaled Al Suwaidi’s run will start on 3 February from Fujairah Terminal, pass through Khalifa Port and end at Zayed Port.

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16
January
2018

CLASS OF 2018 REPORTING FOR ACTION AT ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY EGA

Source: ADSC

Defending Champion Tommy Fleetwood, World No.1 Dustin Johnson, four time Major Champion Rory McIlroy, Olympic gold, silver and bronze medallists, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Matt Kuchar and past champions Paul Casey and Martin Kaymer were joined by a host of the world’s best golfers to mark the new year in Abu Dhabi.

 

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15
January
2018

Inspired invitees ready to take on superstars at Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA

Source: ADSC

Ryder Cup legend and two time Masters winner José María Olazábal alongside three-time Championship winner Martin Kaymer will both take on the world’s best professionals at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club this week, January 18-21.

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14
January
2018

ALL SYSTEMS GO AS ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY EGA ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED FINAL PLAYER ROSTER

The award-winning Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA has announced its final player field ahead of the action which tees off next week from 18 - 21 January, with notable additions to the world-class field including Rafa Cabrera Bello, Ernie Els, Tyrell Hatton, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Lee Westwood, and Danny Willett.

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14
January
2018

Kaymer’s Pros defeat Celebrities at the Abu Dhabi Invitational 2018

Source: ADSC

Martin Kaymer’s team of seasoned professional golfers were crowned winners of the 2018 Abu Dhabi Invitational after an enthralling day of golf at the award-winning Yas Links Golf Club. 

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14
January
2018

FIELD OF CHAMPIONS CONFIRMED FOR THE GARY PLAYER INVITATIONAL IN

Source: ADSC

The Gary Player Invitational, the world’s leading charity golf series has confirmed its return to Abu Dhabi with a “field of champions” set to participate in the upcoming event on 29 January 2018.

 

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12
January
2018

Al Romaithi welcomes AFC delegation

Source: ADSC

HE Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi, Chairman of UAE General Authority of Sports, welcomed a high-level delegation from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).  

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08
January
2018

Al Romaithi expresses thanks and gratitude

Source: ADSC

HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi expressed his thanks and gratitude to our wise leaders and the UAE Cabinet on choosing him chairman of the General Authority of Sports.

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08
January
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed Congratulates Al Romaithi

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council issued a statement congratulating HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi on UAE Cabinet resolution appointing him chairman of the board of directors of the UAE General Authority of Sports.

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08
January
2018

Al Awani congratulates Al Romaithi

Source: ADSC

HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council extended his congratulations to HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Romaithi, describing him as a very successful example of UAE sport leaders.

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07
January
2018

ADSC Organizes Highly Successful Time Trial Community Cycling Race

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized on Saturday, 6 January 2018, at Al Wathba Cycle Track a highly successful time trial-cycling race.

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04
January
2018

WORLDWIDE SOCIAL MEDIA COMPETITION WILL SEE ONE LUCKY WINNER HIT THE COURSE WITH RORY MCILROY & DUSTIN JOHNSON

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, alongside Abu Dhabi Sports Council, is offering the incredible chance to play with golf icon Rory McIlroy and World No.1 Dustin Johnson as part of the tournament’s Pro-Am day on January 17 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

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03
January
2018

Luis Figo and Martin Kaymer to Captain Teams at The Abu Dhabi Invitational 2018

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi, Tuesday 2nd January 2018 – Ballon D’Or winner Luis Figo and former World No.1 golfer Martin Kaymer will captain the two sides for The 2018 Abu Dhabi Invitational at the award-winning Yas Links from January 12-13.

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03
January
2018

Egypt football super cup match organizing committee reviews preparations

Source: ADSC

The organizing committee of the Egyptian football super cup match- to be held on 12 January 2018 at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain City, held a meeting on 3 January 2018.

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02
January
2018

EUROPEAN ICONS LOOKING TO START STRONG AT THE 2018 ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY EGA

Source: ADSC

The 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, taking place on 18-21 January, has been further boosted following the news that household names Graeme McDowell, Ian Poulter and Thomas Bjørn will all be returning to the Championship fray in 2018.

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01
January
2018

Nahyan bin Zayed UAE Sports Personality of 2017

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council has been chosen UAE Sports Personality of 2017 as per the annual survey conducted by Al Ittihad Arabic Daily.

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01
January
2018

Al Rumaithi lauds choosing the FIFA CWC as best sport event

Source: ADSC

HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police and Chairman of Higher Local Organizing Committee of the FIFA CWC UAE 2017, congratulated the leaders and people of the UAE on choosing the FIFA CWC UAE 2017 as the best sport event in 2017 as per Al Ittihad Arabic daily survey

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01
January
2018

Al Awani congratulates the winners of Al ittihad Daily Arabic annual survey

Source: ADSC

HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary of ADSC, lauded choosing HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan as sports personality 2017 as per AlIttihad daily Arabic survey. He said the support and directives of Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed guided and led ADSC to realize its vision to make Abu Dhabi a capital for international sport events.

Al Awani also praised choosing the FIFA CWC UAE 2017 as best sport event.

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28
December
2017

ADSC and LA LIGA renew partnership agreement

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and LaLiga- a sports association composed of professional football clubs of Spain- renewed on Thursday, 28 December 2017, their partnership agreement for three more years to come.

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24
December
2017

Abu Dhabi to host Egypt's football Super Cup for third time

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) announced that Abu Dhabi will play host to the Egyptian football super cup match for the third time running. The match will be on 12 January 2018 at Hazza bin Zayed stadium in Al Ain City.

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23
December
2017

FIFA congratulates UAE for impressive hosting of FIFA Club World Cup

Source: ADSC

The Organising Committee for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 has received an official letter from FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, who congratulated the UAE leadership and people on successful hosting of the tournament.

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20
December
2017

ADSC meets with organizers of 2018 MENA Special Olympics and World Special Olympics 2019

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) hosted a lengthy meeting with the organizers of the 2018 MENA Special Olympics that will be held in Abu Dhabi in the period  14 to 23 March 2018

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17
December
2017

Real Madrid retain world title

Source: ADSC

Real Madrid have become the first side to retain the FIFA Club World Cup, earning a 1-0 win over Gremio to lift the title at UAE 2017.

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17
December
2017

Pachuca hit four to earn bronze medal

Source: ADSC

Pachuca clinched bronze at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 after a earning a 4-1 win over Al Jazira at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Sports City Stadium on Saturday.

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15
December
2017

Al Jazira, Pachuca in search of bronze goodbye

Source: ADSC

Recovering from defeat in time to refocus on a bronze medal is one of the major challenges tournaments present for ambitious teams wanting nothing but leaving with the trophy. However, both Pachuca and Al Jazira have plenty of motivation.

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14
December
2017

Real survive scare to tee up Gremio clash

Source: ADSC

Real Madrid secured their place in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 with a 2-1 victory over Al Jazira, but not without a serious scare.

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12
December
2017

Everton sends Gremio into the final

Source: ADSC

Everton of Gremio celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 semi-final match between Gremio FBPA and CF Pachuca on December 12, 2017 at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium

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12
December
2017

Mauricio double does it for Red Diamonds

Source: ADSC

AFC Champions League holders Urawa Red Diamonds sealed fifth spot in the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, with a thumping brace from Mauricio Antonio, seeing off Wydad Casablanca 3-2.

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05
December
2017

Mansour bin Zayed calls upon football fans to support Al Jazira Team

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and President of Al Jazira Sports Club, called the UAE football fans to support Al Jazira Team in the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.

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05
December
2017

FIFA CWC 2017 another achievement for UAE sports: Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council indicated that hosting the FIFA Club World Cup 2017 and 2018  here in the UAE is just another major achievement and a new addition to UAE sports, as well as to strengthening UAE as  international leader in the world of sports.

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04
December
2017

LOC welcomes FIFA Club World Cup 2017 delegations

Source: ADSC

The Higher Local Organising Committee of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 has reaffirmed full readiness for the UAE's hosting of the global sports event during the period from December 6th to16th.

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03
December
2017

Mark Cavendish wins thrilling inaugural Abu Dhabi - Al Ain Classic

Source: ADSC

Cycling legend and former road world champion Mark Cavendish thrilled cycling fans this morning by racing and winning the very first Abu Dhabi to Al Ain Classic.

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28
November
2017

ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi presented by Daman’s ActiveLife set to host dedicated para-athlete waves as part of all-inclusive ITU season-opener on 2-3 March 2018

Source: ADSC

Organisers of the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi have announced that the 2018 global triathlon season-opener and the largest triathlon in the Middle East, will feature dedicated waves for para-triathletes for the very first time. First timers and seasoned para-triathletes will also have the chance to rub shoulders and compete alongside inspirational heroes of Paralympic triathlon including; World and European Champion and Rio 2016 Paralympic Gold medallist, Andy Lewis and Mohamed Lahna, the Bronze medallist at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

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28
November
2017

Seventh Edition of the National Day Shooting Championship Concluded

Source: ADSC

The seventh edition of the UAE National Day Shooting Championship came to a successful conclusion on Monday, 27 November 2017 , as ADNOC  “ A Team” won the title for the men’s competition, with Dolphin Energy Team winning the title for the women’s category.

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27
November
2017

AFC ASIAN CUP UAE 2019 ‘TO MAKE FOOTBALL LEADING SPORT IN ASIA’

Source: ADSC

The Organising Committee for Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup UAE 2019 today launched the vision and mission for the competition which will run between January 5 and February 1, 2019.

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25
November
2017

SCP Honors Subait Khatir & Ismail Matar

Source: ADSC

The Sports Care Program (SCP), an affiliate to Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), honored UAE football stars Subait Khatir and Ismail Matar.

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24
November
2017

ADSC Community Cycling Race at Al Wathba

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), organized on Friday November 24, 2017, a community cycling race at Al Wathba cycling track. More than160 riders from four different categories competed in the disciplines of the event.

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22
November
2017

DAMAN CHALLENGE ENCOURAGES UAE COMMUNITY TO GIVE THE ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI A ‘TRI’

Source: ADSC

Organisers of the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2018 have partnered with National Health Insurance Company – Daman’s ActiveLife to launch a three-month programme to train 300 amateur triathletes across the UAE ahead of the competition next March.

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22
November
2017

GOLF’S GREATEST TO APPEAR AT ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY EGA

Source: ADSC

The award-winning Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA, which each January launches the Desert Swing as part of the European Tour, will see defending champion and the 2017 European Tour prize money winner Tommy Fleetwood go head-to-head with World Number One, Dustin Johnson, four-time Major winner, Rory McIlroy and 2016 Open Champion and Olympic Silver Medallist, Henrik Stenson. With three of the world’s top ten, Abu Dhabi will welcome another stunning line-up of the world’s best at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club, 18 - 21 January.

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19
November
2017

Casablanca-Anfa Racecourse to host final leg of 24th President of UAE Cup Series for Purebred Arabian Horses

Source: ADSC

The Casablanca-Anfa Racecourse will see the final leg of the 24th President of the UAE Cup Series for Purebred Arabian Horses on Sunday.

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16
November
2017

ADSC “C” Football Coaching License Training Course Concluded

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized in cooperation with the UAE Football Association, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), and Al Ain Sports & Cultural Club- Al Ain City, a training course for football coaches to obtain the “C” level football-coaching license.

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15
November
2017

Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz receives Faisal Al Rahmani

Source: ADSC

On the occasion of the international festival of Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz for Arabian horses; Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz of KSA, received in Riyadh on Tuesday, 14 November 2017, Mr. Faisal Al Rahmani, Chairman of the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing “IFAHR”.

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12
November
2017

Abu Dhabi Ice Hockey Club Organizes the 4th Edition of the President’s Ice Hockey Cup

Source: ADSC

As disclosed in a press conference held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 12 November 2017, the Abu Dhabi Ice Hockey Club will organize the fourth edition of President’s Ice Hockey Cup Championship.

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12
November
2017

ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI SAYS ‘YAS’ TO YAS ISLAND FOR SECOND YEAR

Source: ADSC

Organisers of the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, the pinnacle of world triathlon and the largest triathlon in the Middle East, have announced that the ITU season opener will return to Yas Island. The one-of-a-kind location made its first appearance at the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi 2017 and, will once again host triathletes from across the globe on 2-3 March 2018.

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09
November
2017

ABU DHABI KIDS ENCOURAGED TO GET ACTIVE WITH FRIENDS AT MINI DASH

Source: ADSC

On Friday 10th November from 3pm, more than 300 children aged between 5 and 13 will take part in the first ever Mini Dash, being held at Umm Al Emarat Park, Abu Dhabi. This fun and challenging event will bring together teams of five from all backgrounds and abilities to complete a short distance relay race that promotes an active lifestyle and teamwork.

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08
November
2017

The Higher Local Organizing Committee of FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 Meets at ADSC

Source: ADSC

The higher local organizing committee of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 held a meeting at Abu Dhabi Sports Council Offices on Wednesday, 8 November 2017.

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08
November
2017

Nahyan bin Zayed chairs board meeting of Abu Dhabi Sports Council

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, said that the generous support of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, had helped in the development of the sports sector, which is important for economic and tourism development.

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06
November
2017

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS LEADERS AND ICONIC ATHLETES INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS AT DAY ONE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF SPORTS FOR WOMEN (ICSW) 2017

Source: ADSC

Visitors from all corners of the globe witnessed insightful debate, in-depth discussion and interactive dialogue during a captivating first day of the International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW) at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on Monday.

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06
November
2017

Mohamed bin Zayed receives ICSW delegation

Source: ADSC

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met today with the delegation of the International Conference of Sports for Women 2017, ICSW, at Al Bahr Palace.

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05
November
2017

240 Kids in First Stage of ADSC Juniors Football Festival in its Sixth Season

Source: ADSC

The first stage of ADSC Sixth Edition juniors’ football festival- held on Friday, 3 November 2017, witnessed 240 juvenile footballers from the five major football clubs in Abu Dhabi taking part.

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04
November
2017

ADSC Liwa Community Cycling Race

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) community cycling race at Liwa Area on Friday, 3 November 2017 was a real success as more than 100 cyclists competed strongly in the event.

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04
November
2017

ONE MONTH TO GO: FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2017 STADIA PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY

Source: ADSC

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, has announced that stadia upgrades and refurbishments for both Zayed Sports City Stadium (Abu Dhabi) and Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium (Al Ain), are on track and ready to welcome the world’s best clubs and fans, from six continents between 6 – 16 December.

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02
November
2017

ADSC Marks the Flag Day

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) marked on Thursday, 2 November 2017 the Flag Day. The UAE Flag Day celebrations come as per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, in order to mark and to commemorate the anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan ascendance to presidency.

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01
November
2017

Directives of wise leadership represent new course for developing sports: Nahyan bin Zayed

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, praised the generous support of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the development of sports in the country, as well as His Highness’ great role in encouraging athletes to achieve the highest positions in international competitions.

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29
October
2017

Nahyan bin Mubarak takes part in 30x30 Fitness Challenge

Source: ADSC

HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare, accepted the initiative of Dubai 30x30 fitness challenge, and participated in very actively on Saturday, 28 October 2017.

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24
October
2017

Abu Dhabi Hosts Judo Grand Slam 2017

Source: ADSC

Under the generous patronage of HH Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Abu Dhabi is hosting the world judo Tour’s fourth Grand Slam of the year.

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24
October
2017

Countdown is on as professional golf tees off next Wednesday at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club from 1-4 November

Source: ADSC

There is only one week to go until the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open (FBMLO) gets underway at the iconic Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi. Held for the second year under the patronage of the Mother of the Nation, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, this year’s four-day tournament will take place from next Wednesday 1st November through to Saturday 4th November.

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17
October
2017

SRI LANKA TARGET 220 FOR VICTORY AT ZAYED CRICKET STADIUM

Source: ADSC

Sri Lanka was on course for victory in the second ODI against Pakistan today at Zayed Cricket Stadium.

 

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17
October
2017

EGA SWINGS INTO ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP

Source: ADSC

The award-winning Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, which each January launches the Desert Swing as part of the European Tour, has been renamed following a landmark presenting partnership deal with Emirates Global Aluminium. EGA is the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas and one of the world’s biggest ‘premium aluminium’ producers.

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11
October
2017

Team Abu Dhabi Receives Heroes’ Welcome at Abu Dhabi Airport

Source: ADSC

Team Abu Dhabi for F2 powerboats received heroes’ welcome at Abu Dhabi airport when they came back as the teams’ driver Rashid Al Qamzi emerged as UIM F2 world champion as he delivered a very professional performance to finish fourth in Grand Prix of Portugal on the Douro River to clinch the UIM F2 World Championship title.

 

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10
October
2017

ADIMSC Launches Calendar of New Season

Source: ADSC

Under the patronage of HH  Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club  (ADIMSC) held a press conference on 10 October 2017 to announce launching  the “Year of Zayed Marine Season 2018”.

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09
October
2017

OFFICIAL DRAW SETS THE PLAYING FIELD FOR FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2017

Source: ADSC

The Official Draw was held today (Monday) in the UAE capital and host city, Abu Dhabi. FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) unveiled who the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 contenders competing in the world's biggest club football tournament from 6 to 16 December in Abu Dhabi's Zayed Sports City and Al Ain's Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium.

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08
October
2017

Al Awani Expresses thanks and gratitude to our Leaders

Source: ADSC

HE Aref Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, expressed his thanks and gratitude to The President  His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,  and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President , Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of  the UAE Armed Forces for their unwavering support to sport sectors in our country.

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08
October
2017

ZAYED CRICKET ACADEMY HELPING CHILDREN TO BECOME FUTURE STARS

Source: ADSC

Zayed Cricket Academy, Abu Dhabi’s most prestigious junior cricket coaching programme put its raw recruits to work this week to  assist with the first Pakistan vs Sri Lanka test match at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Ten boys from the academy, aged 10-14 years old volunteered as ball boys for the five day test match, which finished with an entertaining victory for Sri Lanka.

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03
October
2017

SRI LANKA SPIN TO VICTORY ON INCREDIBLE DAY 5 IN ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

Sri Lanka has won the first Test Match of the Q. Mobile Presents J Junaid Jamshed Cup 2017 test series, by a total of 21 runs today at Zayed Cricket Stadium.

 

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03
October
2017

40 Teams in Second Edition of Mubadala Community Football League

Source: ADSC

The second edition of Mubadala community football leagues kicked off on Sunday, the first of October 2017.

Mubadala-which is Abu Dhabi based Investment and Development Company, has been organizing this annual football tournament at Zayed Sports City main stadium and side playgrounds.

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02
October
2017

THE FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2017 CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Source: ADSC

Today, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 has launched its volunteer programme to the general public. The programme will give over 1,000 volunteers, the opportunity to be part of the global football showpiece event, which will take place across Abu Dhabi and Al Ain from 6 to 16 December 2017.

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30
September
2017

ADSC Delegation in Cohabitation Visit to Japan

A delegation from Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) left for Japan for a 9-day technical cohabitation visit. The visit is to Yokohama Marinos Football Academy in Tokyo.

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30
September
2017

330 Cyclists in ADSC Community Race at Yas Island

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized on Friday, 29 September 2017, a community cycling racing at Yas Island, as 330 cyclists from different categories took part.  The start and finish lines was at Yas Island.

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30
September
2017

Executive Committee of Asia Cup UAE 2019 Reviews Dubai Group preparations

The Executive Committee of Asia Cup UAE 2019 held a regular meeting at Dubai Sports Council Offices in Dubai to review the preparations and latest developments of the Dubai Group for this event.

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30
September
2017

Faisal Al Rahmani Elected IFAHR Chairman

Faisal Al Rahmani- UAE’s nominee for the chairmanship of the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing “IFAHR” -has been elected be the new chairman for the coming four year.

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27
September
2017

ADSC Community Cycling Race at Yas Island

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) will organize on Friday, 29 September 2017, a community cycling race at Yas Island.  The race is one of ADSC’s community events for the 2017/18 season.

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27
September
2017

World’s latest LED technology illuminates Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in preparation for FIFA CWC 2017

Source: ADSC

The new LED floodlights of Hazza bin Zayed Stadium- Al Ain City, Abu Dhabi will illuminate this iconic facility in preparation for the FIFA CWC 2017.

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24
September
2017

Big Successes for the President of the UAE Cup Series at Churchill Downs Racetrack

Source: ADSC

The 7th race of the 24th President of the UAE Cup Series for Purebred Arabian Horses was held on Saturday, September 23rd 2017 at Churchill Downs Racetrack in in Louisville, Kentucky, US, and was a real success as a very large number of spectators were so keen to attend.

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22
September
2017

Churchill Downs Racetrack to host President of the UAE Cup Series for Purebred Arabian Horses

Source: ADSC

The Churchill Downs Racetrack will host the 7th race of the 24th President of the UAE Cup Series for Purebred Arabian Horses on Saturday.

The Group 1 President of the UAE Cup Stakes for Purebred Arabian Horses will be contested by nine riders over 1,600 metres. The race for four-year-old fillies carries a total prize purse of US$100,000.

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21
September
2017

ADSC Congratulates KSA on 87th National Day

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) congratulated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of the 87th anniversary of the Kingdom's National Day.

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20
September
2017

Dr. Ramón Cugat Visits Healthpoint Hospital, Al Ain and Baniyas Clubs

Source: ADSC

On the margins of the seminar “Experiences from la Liga” organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in September 2017, Dr. Ramón Cugat Bertomeu, the Spanish specialist in orthopedic surgery, and doctor of Barcelona Football Club paid a visit to Healthpoint hospital in Abu Dhabi.

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20
September
2017

170 Ladies in FDF and ADSC 100- Day Challenge for Women

Source: ADSC

The Family Development Foundation (FDF) and Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) attracted 170 ladies to take part in the second phase of the “100-Day Challenge for Women”.

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19
September
2017

ADSC Organizes Seminar on “Experiences from LaLiga”

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized on 18 September 2017 a seminar on “Experiences from LaLiga”.

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19
September
2017

ABU DHABI SPORTS COUNCIL TARGET 4,000 PARTICIPANTS FOR THE 2018 ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

The ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, the pinnacle of world triathlon and the season-opener for the world's fastest elite triathletes, has opened early-bird entries to the public.  Amateur athletes and tiny triathletes can sign-up for the spectacle via www.AbuDhabi.Triathlon.org for their chance to race on one of the world’s most iconic triathlon courses alongside the world’s finest. The prestigious race, now entering its fourth edition, takes place from 2 to 3 March in the UAE capital.

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11
September
2017

Healthpoint partners with Abu Dhabi Sports Council for bespoke wellness-coaching program

Source: ADSC

Healthpoint, part of Mubadala’s Healthcare network, recently announced a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), that designates the multi-specialty hospital as its official healthcare partner. The full-scale partnership includes a bespoke wellness program for employees and their families, to empower them with the necessary tools to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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11
September
2017

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE ANNOUNCE THE FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2017 YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME

Source: ADSC

The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is launching a nation-wide search for Youth Leaders to become the champion of their communities to actively showcase the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017.  The Youth Leadership Programme will be rolled out in schools, universities and youth football academies across the UAE, and is open to students aged 13-21. 

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23
August
2017

Nahyan bin Zayed issues decision forming executive office of Abu Dhabi Tour 2018

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, has issued a decision forming the executive office of the 4th edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour, to be held in 2018.

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22
August
2017

REGISTRATION OPENS FOR ABU DHABI’S NEW-LOOK ZAYED CRICKET ACADEMY

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Cricket, with the full backing of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, has opened registration for the upgraded Zayed Cricket Academy’s new term – the UAE’s most prestigious junior cricket coaching programme – which will now operate a ‘Junior Academy’ for rookies aged 15 and under.

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20
August
2017

Abu Dhabi Sports Council signs agreement with International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council has signed a new partnership agreement with the International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals, ICREPS, a partnership between registered bodies from nine countries, that include the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

 

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16
August
2017

Indoor Community Run at Yas Mall

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) will organize on Friday, August 18, 2017, an indoor community run at Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi.

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14
August
2017

Strong performance from UAE Team Emirates’ Vegard Stake Laengen as he takes ninth place in overall General Classification at Colorado Classic

Source: ADSC

The inaugural edition of the Colorado Classic wrapped up on 13th August with UAE Team Emirates’ rider Vegard Stake Laengen placing ninth in the overall General Classification.  

 

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07
August
2017

UAE TEAM EMIRATES TO DEBUT AT INAUGURAL COLORADO CLASSIC

Source: ADSC

Six UAE Team Emirates riders will feature at the inaugural Colorado Classic race from August 10 – 13, 2017. Making his race debut, Emirati rider Yousif Mirza will be joined by Italian riders Simone Petilli, Edward Ravasi and Seid Lizde - a young trainee joining UAE Team Emirates from team Colpack for the second part of the season - and Norweigian Vegard Stake Laengen.

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26
July
2017

UAE COLOURS FLY HIGH AT LE TOUR DEBUT

Source: ADSC

UAE Team Emirates’ riders produced a Tour de France to remember at their debut as a series of exciting stages resulted in an eleventh place finish in the overall Team standings and a top ten General Classification finish for South African, Louis Meintjes.

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20
July
2017

UAE Consulate hosts street soccer festival in New York

Source: WAM

 The UAE Consulate-General in New York and the New York City Football Club hosted a street soccer festival on Saturday, July 15th, in New York City’s South Bronx neighbourhood, to promote cross-cultural understanding between the US and UAE.

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10
July
2017

ADSF 2017 Starts in Style

Source: ADSC

The second edition of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival (ADSF) started in a bright way on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company.

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10
July
2017

Big Benefits for ADSC Delegation Cohabitation Visit to China

Source: ADSC

The delegation from Abu Dhabi Sports Council that was in a cohabitation visit to Beijing Sport University- BSU, China, came back with big benefits.

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09
July
2017

Under Directives of Nahyan bin Zayed...New Structure for Heritage Falconry Competitions of Abu Dhabi Falconry Club

Source: ADSC

Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Abu Dhabi Falconry Club will have a new structure its heritage falconry competitions for the season 17/2018.

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06
July
2017

Emirati Marshals in Azerbaijan F1 & Confederations Cup

Source: ADSC

8 Emirati Marshals participated actively in Azerbaijan F1 and the FIFA Confederations Cup held recently in Azerbaijan and Russia.

The Emirati Marshals participated in Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix building on their accumulative experiences in sharing in the organizing of various  F1 Grand Prix championships.

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05
July
2017

Abu Dhabi Sports Festival- ADSF 2017 22 Thousand SQM, 54 Days, 15 Different Games,

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) announced- in cooperation with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), the launch of the second edition of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival (ADSF 2017).

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05
July
2017

Asia Cup UAE 2019 Executive Committee Convenes Latest developments, Hosting Stadia, Matches Kick off Timings, and Operational budget discussed

Source: ADSC

The Executive Committee of Asia Cup UAE 2019 held its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The meeting has been held to review latest developments and the preparations to host this championship.

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02
July
2017

ADSC Delegation in Cohabitation Visit to BSU

Source: ADSC

A delegation from Abu Dhabi Sports Council left for China on a cohabitation visit to learn about China’s and Being Sport University experiences on preparing athletes and sportspersons to take part in different sport championships and competitions.

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02
July
2017

UAE Team Emirates Cycling Team in Tour de France

Source: ADSC

UAE Team Emirates Professional Cycling Team is taking part in the 2017 Tour de France.

Yesterday, one of its riders “Diego Ulissi” did well in the first stage of this famous Tour and scored a good result.

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27
June
2017

THE OFFICIAL FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2017 MASCOT TO BE UNVEILED THIS TUESDAY

Source: ADSC

The official Mascot of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 will be unveiled to the public by the tournament's Local Organizing Committee (LOC) on Tuesday, 27 June, in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi. The launch event will give fans the unique opportunity to be the first to meet the official Mascot and test their football skills at the Mobile Roadshow Experience to win fantastic prizes.

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27
June
2017

UAE'S FAMOUS FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP OFFICIAL MASCOT MAKES A COMEBACK

Source: ADSC

The long-awaited official Mascot of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, a gazelle nicknamed 'Dhabi', made his first public appearance, since 2010, today (Tuesday) at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 Experience in Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi. The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) celebrated this milestone by unveiling the Mascot to over hundreds of fans including young football fanatics from Abu Dhabi's top football schools.

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19
June
2017

FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP UAE 2017 TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Source: ADSC

 Following a highly successful Visa pre-sale period for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, the Local Organizing Committee has now launched ticket sales to the general public. Fans around the world can

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18
June
2017

Al Ain Ladies Club Opened

Source: ADSC

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of UAE General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and with the attention of Shaikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of the board of Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Chairwoman of Abu Dhabi Ladies Club and Chairwoman of Al Ain Ladies Club, state minister HE Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi opened Al Ain Ladies Club.

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16
May
2017

ADSC and Emirates Nuclear Energy Sign MOU

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding aiming to enhance “corporate excellence.

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30
April
2017

FINA High Diving World Cup-Abu Dhabi 2017

Source: ADSC

The 4th FINA High Diving World Cup, Abu Dhabi (28 & 29 April 2017) came to amazing conclusion with Gary Hunt of Britain securing the men’s title for the second successive time, and Rita Adriana Jimenez of Mexico taking the women’s crown.

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30
April
2017

FINA Lauds Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council held an official dinner gala to mark the conclusion of the fourth edition of FINA High Diving World Cup- Abu Dhabi 2017.

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29
April
2017

Basketball Coaching “C” Level License Course

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council organized- in cooperation with the Asian Basketball Confederation and UAE basketball federation, a training course to help basketball coaches in Abu Dhabi to obtain the “C“ level coaching license.

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25
April
2017

Finals of Abu Dhabi Workforce Games this Friday

Source: ADSC

The second edition of Abu Dhabi Workforce Games Championship-organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in cooperation with the ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, and Zonescorp will be concluded this Friday.

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20
April
2017

SPORT IN ABU DHABI: PROMOTING ABU DHABI AS

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) have today unveiled a new initiative, Sport in Abu Dhabi, which will promote the UAE’s capital across all forms of sports tourism.

 

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01
March
2017

ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi welcomes 2,500 participants from 52 countries on Yas Island this weekend

Source: ADSC

A record-breaking 2,500 athletes from 52 countries will take their marks for the third annual ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi as 92 of the world's leading elite triathletes and 2,380 age group participants race on a brand new course on Yas Island from 3 to 4 March.

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15
February
2017

Nahyan bin Zayed Leads National Sports Day Procession

Source: ADSC

Thursday, February 16, 2017 will mark second edition of the UAE National Sports Day. Activities and festivities of the Day will be held under the theme “UAE Unites Us”.  The Day is held in coincidence with GCC National Sports Day.  

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12
February
2017

Czech Republic’s Martin Sonka seizes his first race win at season opener

Source: ADSC

Martin Sonka of the Czech Republic dazzled the fans at the diamond 75th Red Bull Air Race in the history of the World Championship, earning the first race win of his career. In second, Spain’s Juan Velarde had a first of his own, while Canada’s Pete McLeod was third.

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07
February
2017

ADSC Coach of Coaches Workshop

Source: ADSC

Within its cooperation agreement with LaLiga, Abu Dhabi Sports Council organized on Monday, 6 February 2017 a workshop for junior football teams’ coaches.

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31
January
2017

Spain’s Olympic speedster to join a stellar elite men's field on the all-new Yas Island course

Source: ADSC

The 2016 ITU World Champion and two-time ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi winner, Mario Mola, has thrown his hat in the ring for the World Triathlon Series season-opener on 3 and 4 March on Yas Island.

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25
January
2017

Bermuda's Olympian Flora Duffy commits to the World Triathlon Series season-opener on spectacular Yas Island in March

Source: ADSC

After a stunning 2016 that saw Flora Duffy notch-up three World Championship titles, Bermuda's superstar triathlete will start her 2017 season in Abu Dhabi on 3 and 4 March, in one of the most hotly anticipated triathlons of recent years.

 

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25
January
2017

ADSC Staff Get First Aids

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council organized-in cooperation with Emirates Red Crescent Authority, an in-house workshop on First Aids.

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14
January
2017

ADSC Signs Partnership Agreement with Advance Company

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) signed a partnership agreement with Advance Company.

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14
January
2017

Fifth Season of ADSC Juniors Football Festival

Source: ADSC

The second edition of the fifth season of ADSC juniors’ football festival was successfully concluded on Friday, January 13, 2017, at Al Ain football school.

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26
December
2016

Arab Olympic Champions to be honored during AD Tour 2017

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, instructed to honor Arab champions who won accolades at Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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17
December
2016

Abu Dhabi Sports Clubs Delegation in Japan

Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) welcomed a visiting delegation from Abu Dhabi sport clubs.

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06
December
2016

Abu Dhabi Al Wathba Cycle Races

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council will organize, on Friday, December 9, 2016, afternoon of cycling events at Al Wathba Cycle Park. Race will cater for juniors through to elite riders.  

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05
December
2016

Mubadala Community Football League

Source: ADSC

Mubadala community football league entered its 9th week as 40 teams compete in four different groups.

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04
December
2016

UAE OLYMPIC HEROES UNITE TO INSPIRE EMIRATI PARTICIPATION FOR ITU WORLD TRIATHLON ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

After flying the UAE flag with pride at this summer’s Games in Rio, three of the country's favourite Olympians are ready to take on a new challenge and participate for the first time as a relay team at the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi on 3 and 4 March at the UAE capital's signature sporting venue, Yas Island. Nada Al Bedwawi, Ayesha Al Balooshi and Yousif Mirza are hoping to inspire like-minded Emiratis to follow in their footsteps and tackle the multi-discipline sport.

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29
November
2016

Sixth Edition of National Day Shooting Championship Concluded

Source: ADSC

The sixth edition of the UAE National Day Shooting Championship concluded successfully on Monday, 28 November 2016. The championship has been held to mark and to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the UAE National Day.

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28
November
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed Congratulates UAE leaders and people on the successes of Abu Dhabi 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, extended his congratulations to the leaders and people of the UAE on the amazing successes of Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Formula 1 Grand Prix 2016.

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28
November
2016

The National Day Shooting Championship Concludes Tonight

Source: ADSC

The National Day Shooting Championship 2016 will conclude tonight (Monday, 28 November).

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27
November
2016

Legendary Italian Footballer Paolo Maldini in Great Football Experiences

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council organized on Sunday, November 27, 2016 a seminar about the career and experiences of legendary Italian footballer “Paolo Maldini”.

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23
November
2016

Football Matches Commissioners Workshop

Source: ADSC

Within training seminars and workshops organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council to strengthen football professionalism in Abu Dhabi emirate, ADSC organized a workshop on “football matches commissioning”.

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16
November
2016

UAE’s capital set to join the list of world's iconic towers in hosting a Vertical Marathon – The Climb to Abu Dhabi

Defying gravity, the vertical ascent up a city tower has literally taken the world by storm. Originating in the late 70s, the sport of ‘Vertical Marathons’ (also called ‘Tower Running’) has now spread to every continent, with the Abu Dhabi debut confirmed for January 2017.

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14
November
2016

SOUTH AFRICAN DUO LOOKING TO DOMINATE ITU WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES SEASON-OPENER IN ABU DHABI

Source: ADSC

Two of the world's top five triathletes, Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic bronze medallist Henri Schoeman and compatriot two-time Olympian Richard Murray, have been unveiled as the first in a series of star announcements for the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi's world-leading line-up for the 3 and 4 March event on Yas Island.

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09
November
2016

Mubadala Community Football League

Source: ADSC

Week 4 of Mubadala Community Football League came to a thrilling end, with 4 teams sitting on top of their respective tables. Al Yaher, Al Mafraq, Al kahlidiya and Al Zaafaran teams topped the tables for the leagues 4 Groups.

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08
November
2016

ABU DHABI HSBC CHAMPIONSHIP UNVEILS SENSATIONAL 12-STAR LINE-UP WITH DUSTIN JOHNSON DEBUT

Source: ADSC

A sensational 12-star showdown is set for the 12th edition of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, January 19-22, with defending champion Rickie Fowler set to go head-to-head with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett. With four of the world’s top 10, including three of this year’s Major winners confirmed, Abu Dhabi will welcome another stunning line-up of the world’s best.

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07
November
2016

Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Miral form strategic partnership that will see Yas Island host four world-class sporting events

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Spots Council (ADSC) and Miral Asset Management are announcing a strategic partnership set to further boost Yas Island’s, and Abu Dhabi’s, growing sporting credentials. Signed in a ceremony between ADSC and Miral, the partnership formalises Yas Island’s role as destination partner for four world-class sporting events; the highly successful 2016 Abu Dhabi Tour, which took place this past October, as well as three upcoming events : the 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour, the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, and a yet-to-be announced fourth event set to take place in 2017.

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30
October
2016

Ljubljana won the FIBA 3x3 World Tour in front of frenetic crowd

Source: ADSC

Team Ljubljana (SLO) won the 2016 FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final after defeating Hamamatsu (JPN) (21-12) in the title game in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October. It was for the second year in a row that the UAE capital city hosted the final with the support of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

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26
October
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed Congratulates Abu Dhabi Government on Golden Jubilee

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council extended their congratulations to The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the golden jubilee of Abu Dhabi Government.

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26
October
2016

FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final 27-28 October 2016

Source: ADSC

Following two successful 3x3 basketball seasons, Abu Dhabi will host for the second time in a row the most important 3x3 event of the year, FIBA 3x3 World Tour Final.

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24
October
2016

Abu Dhabi Tour 2016 Concluded

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Tour 2016 came to a successful end at Yas Circuit on Sunday, 23 October 2016.

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24
October
2016

Al Ghafli lauds successes of Abu Dhabi Tour

Source: ADSC

HE Saeed Eid Al Ghafli, Chairman of the Executive Office of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, praised the big successes of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016.

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24
October
2016

Nahyan Bin Zayed praises successes of Abu Dhabi Tour

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council praised the remarkable successes of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016.

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23
October
2016

TANEL KANGERT GETS HIS MOMENT OF GLORY ATOP JEBEL HAFEET

Source: ADSC

Tanel Kangert (Astana Pro Team) claimed a well deserved victory in the queen stage of the second Abu Dhabi Tour as Vincenzo Nibali decided to give a chance to his faithful domestique who has played a key role in many of his great successes. In a day of echelons on the way to the famous mountain Jebel Hafeet, Kangert and Nicolas Roche (Team Sky) took the opportunity to come across to lone leader Carlos Verona (Orica-BikeExchange) 6.5km before the summit. Kangert rode away solo with 3.2km to go to take over from Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data) in the lead of the overall ranking on the eve of the conclusive stage.

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21
October
2016

Nizzolo claims seventh win of the year beating Degenkolb and Cavendish

Source: ADSC

Reigning Italian champion Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek - Segafredo) won Stage 1 of the second Abu Dhabi Tour as he outsprinted John Degenkolb (Team Giant - Alpecin) and race ambassador Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data). Breakaway riders Gatis Smukulis (Astana Pro Team), Dion Smith (One Pro Cycling), Michael Matthews and Jens Keukeleire (Orica-BikeExchange) ended their adventure 7km before the finish line. Only a few days after his worthy fifth place at the World Championship road race, Nizzolo will start Stage 2, the Nation Towers stage, in Abu Dhabi wearing the Red Jersey of race leader.

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21
October
2016

MARK CAVENDISH IS STAGE 2 WINNER AND ABU DHABI TOUR RACE LEADER

Source: ADSC

The police support who made the streets of Abu Dhabi safe for the 115km long Stage 2 enabled official race ambassador Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data) to claim his first ever victory on the Abu Dhabi Tour. He also moved into the lead of the overall classification after he outsprinted Elia Viviani (Team Sky) and Andrea Guardini (Astana Pro Team). The day’s six-man breakaway included Jens Keukeleire (Orica-BikeExchange) and Dion Smith (One Pro Cycling) who went up the road for the second straight day. They retained the black jersey of the Intermediate Sprints and the white jersey of Best Young Rider respectively after getting reeled in by the peloton with less than 1km to go. The race highlighted the iconic monuments of the United Arab Emirates.

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19
October
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed: AD Tour is another milestone

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, said hosting and organizing the second edition of Abu Dhabi Tour is just another milestone for the sport sector in Abu Dhabi.

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19
October
2016

UCI Cycling Gala 2016

Source: ADSC

The second UCI Cycling Gala took place in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, October 18th to celebrate this year’s greatest achievements in professional road cycling.

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17
October
2016

Al Rumaithi: Abu Dhabi Tour is just another great addition to world-class events in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

In a statement for H.E. Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police, Member of the AFC Executive Committee, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, he lauded The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council  for the limitless support and attention they are paying to all sport sectors in our country.

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13
October
2016

ADTOUR 2016 Promotion Tour

Source: ADSC

From October 7 to 23 the Abu Dhabi Tour promotional bus will be active and will stop in 13 strategic points of the city to inform, advertise and give away T-shirts with the Abu Dhabi Tour logo. Until October 19, with a different time schedule every day, the Abu Dhabi Tour promotional bus will visit strategic points, such as the Yas Mall, the Ferrari World or it will park in front of Emirates Palace or on Corniche main square. The Abu Dhabi Tour promotional bus will also travel to the race venues, such as the Madinat Zayed main road (start and finish of the first stage), to the Al Ain Zoo and Jabel Hafeet, or to the Al Wathba and Al Ain cycle paths.

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13
October
2016

Abu Dhabi Tour Fan Zone

Source: ADSC

Become protagonist and attend Abu Dhabi Tour 2016 FAN ZONE. The FAN ZONE is at the Nation Towers Area, by ST. Regis Hotel– Abu Dhabi Corniche, as of 14 October, until 24 October 2016.

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13
October
2016

Abu Dhabi Tour Challenge

Source: ADSC

Within the marginal events of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016, Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized 2 community cycling races at Yas Circuit. The races came under the name: Abu Dhabi Tour Challenge.

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13
October
2016

Al Awani: Abu Dhabi will astonish the world

Source: ADSC

HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council said Abu Dhabi will astonish the world by organizing an amazing edition of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016.

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12
October
2016

FIFA CWC-Abu Dhabi 2017

Source: ADSC

The organizing committee of the FIFA Club World Cup- Abu Dhabi 2017 approved the matches’ program of the championship.  

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09
October
2016

ETIHAD AIRWAYS SCORES WITH ABU DHABI SPORTS DEAL

Source: ADSC

Etihad Airways has teamed up with Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) to become a collective driving force behind attracting global sporting events to the emirate.

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06
October
2016

STRATA Community Cycle Race - Al Ain

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) will organize- in cooperation with Strata Company, a community cycling race in Al Ain City, on Friday, October 7, 2016.

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05
October
2016

OLYMPIANS TO RETURN TO UAE CAPITAL FOR MARCH ITU WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES SEASON OPENER

Source: ADSC

The pinnacle of world triathlon, the ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi, will start next year’s World Triathlon Series and entries are now open to the public via www.AbuDhabi.Triathlon.org. This time the highly anticipated event will take place at the emirate’s signature sporting venue, Yas Island, on 3 and 4 March 2017 where professionals, serious amateurs and first timers will all compete on the same course as World Champions and Olympic medallists – many of whom competed in Rio.

 

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05
October
2016

Strata partners with Abu Dhabi Sports Council to host the 3rd Stage of Abu Dhabi Tour and Community Cycle Race in Al Ain

Source: ADSC

Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing company, is partnering with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council to host the third stage of the eagerly anticipated Abu Dhabi Tour cycling event as well as a community race.

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03
October
2016

General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare and ADSC sign MOU

Source: ADSC

The General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare and Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

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03
October
2016

ADSC in ADIHEX 2016

Source: ADSC

ADSC has announced they will partake in the 14th edition of Abu Dhabi International Hunting & Equestrian Exhibition, (ADIHEX 2016).

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25
September
2016

50 Thousand Spectators at President of the UAE Cup in Kentucky Derby

The President of the UAE Cup-held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, witnessed the presence of around 50 thousand spectators.

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23
September
2016

President of the UAE Cup in Kentucky Derby

With a superstar line-up of some of the United States' most accomplished Arabian racehorses, The President of the UAE Cup, one of the richest Arabian races of the year for the USA, returns to the home of The Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, on 24th September, 2016.

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21
September
2016

Unveiling AD Tour Route & Jerseys Widely Welcomed

Source: ADSC

The unveiling of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016 route & jerseys has been widely welcomed by top government and sport leaders and officials.

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21
September
2016

Sports Medicine & Nutrition Conference in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will host coming Friday and Saturday- 23rd and 24th September 2016, a conference on “Sports Medicine & Nutrition”.  The conference will take place at Rosewood Hotel- Al Maryah Island, in Abu Dhabi.

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20
September
2016

ABU DHABI TOUR: CYCLING RACE ROUTE AND JERSEYS UNVEILED

This year’s edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour, the four-stage professional cycling race organised by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) in collaboration with RCS Sport, will cover 555km over its four-day run from 20 to 23 October.

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19
September
2016

Abu Dhabi Airports Company Joins AFC Sponsors

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Airports Company has become the latest sponsors of the Asian Football Confederation, (AFC). This new deal is based on an agreement signed in Abu Dhabi between the AFC and Abu Dhabi Airports Company.

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09
September
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed lauds AlAryani for the new achievement at the Paralympic Games in Brazil

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council has congratulated the leaders and people of the UAE on the new achievement for UAE sports at the Paralympic Games in Brazil.

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07
September
2016

PRESIDENT OF THE UAE CUP (UK ARABIAN DERBY) at Doncaster on Thursday

A top-class line up is ready for the G1 President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) at Doncaster on September 8th, after 11 entries were received for the 2000m Purebred Arabian showpiece.

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06
September
2016

Sports Medicine & Nutrition Conference in Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

As disclosed in a press conference held in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, 6 September 2016, an important conference on sports medicine & nutrition will take place in Abu Dhabi on 16th and 17th this month.

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04
September
2016

Big Successes for Mansoor bin Zayed Global Festival Debut in Australia

The debut of H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horses Flat Racing Festival at Gold Coast- Australia was a real success.

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03
September
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Congratulates National Football Team

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council congratulated the UAE national football team on their outstanding performance

 

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29
August
2016

New Successes for UAE President Cup for Purebred Horses in Europe

The second leg for the 2016 European season for UAE President Cup for purebred Arabian concluded successfully. The Duindigt racecourse in the Netherlands hosted the exciting leg on Sunday, August 28.  

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28
August
2016

UAE President Cup Race today at Duindigt Racecourse

The thrill of the 2016 European season for the UAE President Cup for purebred Arabian horses will continue today with the move to The Netherlands. Today’s race (August 28) will be held at the Duindigt racecourse, and is expected to be another exciting leg.

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28
August
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed Lauds Leadership Support to Women Sectors

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council praised the continuous support and care offered to all women sectors in our country by The President Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

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28
August
2016

Mubadala and Abu Dhabi Sports Council Partner on Community Outreach

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) which strengthens and expands its community outreach program. 

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26
August
2016

PAKISTAN CRICKET BOARD CONFIRMS ABU DHABI AS WEST INDIES SERIES T20 AND ODI DECIDER HOST

Source: ADSC

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the schedule of the West Indies Tour to Pakistan 2016 which sees Abu Dhabi hosting both the T20 and One-Day International final game deciders at Abu Dhabi Cricket Club’s state-of-the-art Zayed Cricket Stadium.  

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15
August
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed Congratulates UAE Leaders on the Olympic Bronze Medal

Source: ADSC

HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, congratulated the leaders and people of the UAE on the achievement of UAE judo by winning a bronze medal in the Olympic Games of Rio 2016.

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11
August
2016

UCI Cycling Gala Returns To Abu Dhabi

Source: ADSC

On 18 October the world’s best road cyclists will gather at the Gala awards evening prior to the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour, the four-day race in the UAE capital.

 

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10
August
2016

ADSC Congratulates on UAE Olympic Bronze Medal

Source: ADSC

The General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, H.E. Aref Hamad Al Awani extended their congratulations to the leaders and people of UAE on winning a bronze medal in Rio 2016. 

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08
August
2016

Abu Dhabi Tour gets 2017 World Tour status

Source: ADSC

The Abu Dhabi Tour – the professional cycling race run through stages across the emirate – has been included in the 2017 World Tour Calendar of the international cycling union, the Union Cycliste International (UCI). The third edition of the Abu Dhabi event now joins the World Tour which takes place 23-26 February next year.

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19
July
2016

AFC, UAEFA and ADSC sign partnership to stage 2016 AFC Annual Awards

Source: ADSC

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA) and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) today signed a landmark agreement, to host the 2016 AFC Annual Awards Night ceremony at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi on December 1 this year.

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23
June
2016

The Committee approves budget and stadia of the event

Source: ADSC

The Asia Cup 2019 Executive Committee held its 4th meeting. The meeting-held at ADSC premises on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, discussed and to reviewed the reports of the AFC in terms of stadia, training playgrounds and hotels to host teams and delegations of Asia Cup 2019.

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20
June
2016

Al Wahda Team winners of Abu Dhabi 3x3 basketball championship and qualifies for China Tour finals

Source: ADSC

Al Wahda won as 6 teams qualified for the final round of the championship. The 6 teams played robin round league to see Al Wahda collecting 85 points to clinch the title scoring 4 victories (100%). UAE stars team came as runner-ups collecting 69 points, with Best Squad team in third place with 49 points.

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19
June
2016

4 victories on Day 2 of Ramadan Open Football Championship

Source: ADSC

4 matches were held on day 2 of Ramadan Open Football Championship at ADNEC. The championship is part of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016.

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08
June
2016

Football Coaching “B” License Training Course Concluded Successfully

Source: ADSC

A 4-week training course organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council to assist targeted football coaches to obtain football coaching (B) level license came to a successful conclusion in late May 2016.

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02
June
2016

Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016

Source: ADSC

Members of the Organizing Committee of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival valued the trust of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council on them to organize Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016.

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31
May
2016

Nahyan bin Zayed Congratulates Al Jazira Club on winning the President Cup

Source: ADSC

In a statement congratulating Al Jazira Sports Club on winning the football trophy of the President’s Cup, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, lauded the unlimited support offered by The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to all sport sectors in our country

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30
May
2016

Al Rumaithi receives Chairman of S. Korea Football Federation

Source: ADSC

H.E. Major General, Mohammed Khalfan Al Rumaithi, General Commander of Abu Dhabi Police Department and member of the Asian Football Confederation executive office, received in his office on Sunday, May 29, 2016, H.E. Chung Mong Gyu, President of South Korean Football Federation.  

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26
May
2016

Abu Dhabi Sports Festival Organising Committee formed

Source: ADSC

H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, issued a decision forming the organizing committee of Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016.

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11
May
2016

ADSC & ADNEC Launch Abu Dhabi Sporting Festival

Source: ADSC

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) launched- in cooperation with Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), the Abu Dhabi Sports Festival.

Details of the festival were disclosed in a press conference held Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The conference attended by ADSC General Secretary, HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, and Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri , ADNEC Acting CEO.

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10
May
2016

ADSC 3-week Training Course to obtain “B” level football coaching certificate

Source: ADSC

ADSC is organizing a 3-week footballing training course to obtain the “B” level license. The course is organized in cooperation with UAEFA and AFC. 20 coaches are attending the course at Al Jazira Sports Club in Abu Dhabi. 

 

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09
May
2016

The 5th Asian Snooker Championship (Teams - Six reds) 18 - 26 May

Source: ADSC

Press conference to announce the details of the 5th Asian Snooker Championship which will be held in Abu Dhabi 18-26 May

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08
May
2016

ADSC Women’s Football Coaching Training Course Concluded

Source: ADSC

ADSC Women’s Football Coaching Training Course Concluded

16 female coaches attended the course

The course has been organized by ADSC in cooperation with UAE Football Association, FBMA & WFC

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