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Ahead of her Abu Dhabi concert on Thursday night, we take a look at the Filipina singer Sarah Geronimo’s extraordinary career.
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1001 Inventions: in praise of Islam’s gifts to the world
Down the centuries, from camera obscura to designing a sail that allowed early seafarers to tack into the wind, Muslim scientists have made many significant contributions to science. Rym Ghazal and Asmaa Al Hameli visit an exhibition in Sharjah that celebrates those contributions
Earn cash back with the IPL cricket in the UAE
Dunia finance promotion allows cricket lovers to earn up to 6 per cent unlimited cash back on any spending they make on a day when an IPL match is played in the UAE.
Iran’s love of cars survives devastating sanctions
Sanctions and energy subsidy reductions might have hurt the Iranian automotive industry. But car makers at one factory are still optimistic, Yeganeh Salehi reports from Tehran
Disney confirms that Star Wars: Episode 7 is filming in Abu Dhabi desert
Disney yesterday confirmed that the filming of Star Wars: Episode 7 is taking place in the desert in Abu Dhabi.
Diego Maradona less than impressed as his daughter is cast as Pele’s offspring in Argentina theatre production
February 25, 2014
"[Diego] didn’t show up to watch it, but Dalma told me he didn’t like it and said that when he comes he will kill me,” said the Argentine director Jose Maria Muscari, referring to his latest show Familia de Mujeres.
November 14, 2013
If Diego Maradona, even in his 50s, remains impulsive, whimsical, given to extravagant gesture, Hector Cuper has always seemed the professional epitome of stoicism, a person for whom order and discretion are bred into his bones.
November 14, 2013
Al Wasl have confirmed Hector Cuper as their manager after he signed an 18-month deal in Dubai on Thursday. Cuper replaces Laurent Banide, who departed last month after a run of poor results.
July 10, 2013
Argentine great, formerly coach of Arabian Gulf League side Al Wasl, agrees to one-year extension.
May 28, 2013
Frenchman signs two-year deal and will take over from Eid Baroot at Dubai football club. John McAuley reports.
May 7, 2013
Dubai Sports Council sees no reason not to renew contract with Argentine legend, formerly Al Wasl manager. Ahmed Rizvi reports.
April 17, 2013
The former Al Wasl coach says his time in the UAE has brought him peace after living life at a "Formula One" pace - and he wants to stay on beyond his time as the city's sports ambassador
March 30, 2013
Even at 52, defeat clearly still rankles the man with the magic feet as the Argentine showed in an over 38 match in Dubai.
March 27, 2013
The Dubai Sports Council's Over 38 team have an ace up their sleeve as they aim to progress to the knockout stages of the 7 Up Dubai Government Entities Football League.
March 16, 2013
The former officlal returns to the Zabeel Stadium hotseat with the ambition of blooding more academy players with nothing to play for this season.
March 13, 2013
Argentine football legend, who managed the UAE football club for one season, is delighted to hear about resignation of board, responsible for his ouster.
February 20, 2013
The former Al Wasl coach plans to return to Argentina when his contract as Dubai's sports ambassador expires this summer to see newborn Diego Fernando.
January 16, 2013
The former Al Wasl manager, now Dubai's sporting ambassador, backed Mahdi Ali's side to lift the Gulf Cup on Friday after watching their dramatic late victory over Kuwait.
December 29, 2012
Jose Mourinho and Diego Maradona, two of footballs's most outspoken figures, closed the opening day of the seventh annual Dubai International Sports Conference.