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 Al Fayah Park will be located on Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street opposite the Dome@Rawdhat. Courtesy Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation

In pictures: Abu Dhabi’s new Al Fayah Park

The plans for the new 125,000 square metre Al Fayah – which means 'shade' in Arabic – Park were unveiled on Tuesday at Cityscape Abu Dhabi.

 Faqar, a Baluchi labourer, is illuminated by the dappled light filtering through the palm leave canopy of the garden he is irrigating via an age old Falaj system, or water channels, used to irrigate the palm gardens of Al Ain. Antonie Robertson / The National

Focal Point: Immersed in an Al Ain oasis

Photographer Antonie Robertson immerses us in an Al Ain oasis

 Manager Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on from the dug out during the Champions League semi-final first leg match against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Paul Gilham / Getty Images / April 22, 2014

‘Now the game of our lives is at Stamford Bridge’ says Mourinho after Chelsea, Atletico draw

After Tuesday's scoreless draw, Jose Mourinho revealed Petr Cech's season was over and John Terry was also done unless they could reach the Champions League final.

 From left, Mansoor Nabil Abdul Ghafar, Mohammed Al Tamimi and Marwan Nabil Abdul Ghafar, three co-owners of Code CrossFit, Abu Dhabi's first CrossFit gym. Ann Marie McQueen / The National / April 2014

Abu Dhabi gets its first CrossFit gym, Code CrossFit, thanks to four Emirati friends

Four Emirati friends have joined forces to open Abu Dhabi's first CrossFit gym, Code CrossFit.

 Former Manchester United manager David Moyes, right, speaks to Manchester United's Welsh midfielder Ryan Giggs during a training session at the team's Carrington training complex in Manchester, north-west England on April 22, 2014. Andrew Yates / AFP

Giggs a better fit for Manchester United than Moyes

The winger, who has played 962 games for the club, has been placed in interim charge of the first team and will be assisted by his former Manchester United teammate Nicky Butt.

 One of the 21 duplex penthouses located in the curved sky-bridge at Gate Towers, spanning approximately 300 metres across three towers. Courtesy Aldar

Gate Towers Penthouse Collection on Reem Island launched by Aldar

The 21 duplex penthouses, which are located in the curved sky-bridge and feature private indoor pools and views of the city, were launched at Cityscape Abu Dhabi.


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Catalin Raducan, the Ahli assistant manager, saluted the efforts of his men, who have played four matches in the past 11 days and capped off their latest win in grand fashion, writes Ahmed Rizvi.

Raducan urges tired Al Ahli players to keep going

March 26, 2014

Arabian Gulf League leaders, having to cope with a packed programme as they compete for four trophies, host Sharjah on Thursday, in what is their fifth fixture in 15 days. John McAuley reports.

Treble dream still on for Al Ahli after they book League Cup final place

March 15, 2014

Ciel rides to the rescue again for Arabian Gulf League leaders

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March 14, 2014

Al Ahli trying to keep pace with demands of push for trophies on four fronts

Wahda let an opportunity pass against Sharjah

February 21, 2014

Jose Peseiro, the Al Wahda coach, was furious in the dugout after Sharjah scored the equalizer following a silly defensive mistake with four minutes left until the break.

Peseiro targets top-four finish for Al Wahda

February 20, 2014

Abu Dhabi club gradually improving as season goes on.

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February 5, 2014

Sanchez Flores urges Al Ain players to look beyond President's Cup final

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February 4, 2014

Ahmed Rizvi provides the full list of Arabian Gulf League moves at the close of the winter transfer season.

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January 30, 2014

Fifa released a report on Wednesday that revealed Brazilians are the most the most-transferred footballers in the world. The UAE was the third-leading importer of Brazilians in 2013.

One point as good as three for Shabab in draw at Al Ain

January 9, 2014

Shabab regain second place while Sharjah, Baniyas also earn victories

Baniyas hope to end five-game stretch without a win

January 8, 2014

Jorge da Silva's side face Ajman, Al Ain face Al Shabab and Sharjah host Al Wasl in Round 14 of the Arabian Gulf League.

Arabian Gulf League: Revolving door for managers steals spotlight at mid-season

January 5, 2014

The coming and goings of league coaches highlighted the first half, writes John McAuley, but a Brazilian addition has added some spice.

Coaches come calling in time for Sharjah and Al Jazira

January 3, 2014

One club have risen unexpectedly while the other's free fall has been halted where the managers can rightly take some credit.