The nine new weird and wonderful UAE workouts you have to try
Tired of your usual workout? Exercise needn’t be boring: we’ve picked out nine novel – and challenging – classes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
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In pictures: New Lamborghini showroom opens in Abu Dhabi
Lamborghini launched its latest super car, the Huracán LP 610-4, in the Emirates at the opening of its new Abu Dhabi showroom on the Corniche.
Emirates Airline: A million passengers a week and flying higher
As Emirates adds its eighth American destination with a daily service to Boston, its president speaks about how the carrier manages its rapid growth and surging passenger totals and its plans for additional expansion.
In pictures: 2014 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Over 2,400 athletes, professional and amateur, took part in the 2014 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
Silva service for Manchester City in 2-0 win over Hull
Manchester City resumed their Premier League engagements after two weeks off with a narrow 2-0 win over Hull City, but striker Edin Dzeko says the team can ill-afford to be without captain Vincent Kompany in their title chase after the defender was sent off against the Tigers.
March 9, 2014
Gustafsson controlled the first round after getting top position on a throw, and came out much more forcefully in the second, buckling Manuwa with a Muay Thai knee, and finishing him off with strikes on the ground.
March 6, 2014
Milena Martinou has a degree in finance and she does not have an aggressive streak. Remember that as she co-headlines Fight Night on Friday night at Du Forum on Yas Island.
March 5, 2014
Abu Dhabi is no stranger to high-quality Jiu-jitsu events. It has recently staged a first-ever boxing night and is about to host its second UFC event in April. But on Friday, Yas Island will stage the first-ever sanctioned Muay Thai fight night in...
Brutal UFC business is all about the show for heavyweights ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and ‘Big Country’ Nelson
March 4, 2014
Pain is part of the game when big men such as Antonio 'Minotauro' Nogueira and Roy 'Big Country' Nelson step into the octagon and go at it, writes Steve Elling
February 25, 2014
UFC organisers launched the first in a series of five events to be staged in the Arab region over the next two years, with two set for Abu Dhabi, writes Steve Elling.
February 5, 2014
Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Wednesday they would be staging their first event, Fight Night: Nelson v Nogueira on April 11 at Yas Island, here since UFC 112 in 2010.
February 2, 2014
Shots of the mixed martial arts action from Saturday night's UFC 169, where Renan Barao and Jose Aldo retained weight division titles.
February 2, 2014
Barao won via TKO in the first round on Saturday night at UFC 169, while Jose Aldo retained his 145-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory over Ricardo Lamas.
January 19, 2014
Abu Dhabi Media secures Mena rights to televise Ultimate Fighting Championship competitions for the next three years.
October 16, 2013
Information about where to get tickets to the three major sporting events starting on Thursday.
October 16, 2013
Popularity continues to build for unique Arab Mixed Martial Arts competition that will feature local fighters, writes Ali Khaled.
October 13, 2013
Football, swimming, MMA, Formula One, rugby, golf, tennis, athletics – the UAE’s calendar is full for the foreseeable.
October 10, 2013
Russian mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko held a rare seminar yesterday for 70 of his fans and amateur fighters at Glory MMA and Fitness Centre in Al Quoz.
August 16, 2013
Former UFC champion moves to Dubai to train up residents in Mixed Martial Arts.