300 rounds played since UAE Football League’s transition to professional era in 2008; Al Ain leading with 602 points

ABU DHABI, Since the launch of the UAE Pro League, better known as the Arabian Gulf League, in 2008, UAE fans have enjoyed a total of 300 rounds that were awash with powerful emotions of suspense, enjoyment, disappointment and happiness for various sports teams. The League was founded in 1973 as the UAE Football League. … Read more

All-Emirati refereeing team to officiate in semi-final of FIFA Club World Cup

ABU DHABI, A team of Emirati referees will share the pitch with European Champs, FC Bayern München, in their Monday’s semi-final clash at the FIFA Club World Cup- Qatar with Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC. The arbitration squad, led by International Referee, Mohamed Abdullah Hassan, and assisted by Mohamed Ahmed Yousof and Hasan Al Mahri, … Read more

FIFA nominates Emirati referee Fahad Al Hosani to officiate in 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup

DUBAI, FIFA nominated the Emirati referee, Fahad Badr Al Hosani, to officiate in 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup matches, to be held in Lithuania. Al Hosani will also participate in a remote workshop held by FIFA via video conferencing for 76 nominated referees, which will start in February 2021 and continue for six months. FIFA … Read more

NMDC awarded AED600 million contract in Egypt

ABU DHABI: The National Marine Dredging Company (ADX: NMDC) announced today that it has been awarded an AED600 million contract for the expansion of Lake Manzala in northeastern Egypt. The company disclosed the value of the award in a letter to the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX. NDMC explained the project will be implemented in … Read more

National Academy concludes virtual courses for coaches of School Olympics

DUBAI, The National Olympic Academy has concluded a series of training courses for coaches of the school Olympic programme during the period 9th-20th August 2020. The courses, which were held via remote video technology, were coordinated with the Ministry of Education and sports federation of seven sports. The specialist courses included Judo, Taekwondo, swimming, fencing, … Read more