Tags : sports

Dubai hosted 270 local, international sporting events in H1 2021

DUBAI – Dubai has hosted 270 local and international sporting events during the first half of 2021, with the support, oversight, and cooperation of the Dubai Sports Council. The council announced its figures and statistics on sporting events held from 1st January to 30th June 2021, which included international tournaments, social events, women’s sporting events, […]...Read More

Top Dubai school now offers an elite athlete-level swimming academy

Lessons take place in the school’s prestigious Olympic-sized swimming pool Speedo Academy Coach Caroline Potel is current French National Team and Youth Olympic Coach Dubai: Academic and sporting excellence go hand-in-hand at Swiss International School Dubai, Dubai’s first bilingual International Baccalaureate School, which is now offering its growing cohort of future global citizens the chance […]...Read More

The grocery boy who pedaled to his dream

From the heartland of UAE comes yet another story of grit, perseverance and the persistence of chasing a dream and achieving it. The Brew Team came across a story of hope; an extraordinary grocery delivery boy who turned his day job into his dream. We met Murshid KV, a resident of Ras Al Khaimah. A […]...Read More

LORDS OF THE TEST

Not England, not Australia, it’d be India vs New Zealand to play at Lord’s for the World Test Championship final. Well, for cricket lovers the wait is too long. Nearly 3 and half months. The WTC final would begin from 18th June at the most iconic stage of all, the historical Lord’s stadium in London. […]...Read More

31st January in history

Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer born on this day in 1981. Did you know that: • Gail Borden announced his invention of evaporated milk on this day in 1851• Coca-Cola trademark for “nutrient or tonic beverages” was registered on this day in 1893• Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” ​was copyrighted on […]...Read More

Kite boarders surf up a storm at Dubai beach

The Dubai International Marine Club, in cooperation with with the Emirates Kiteboarding Association organised the first round of the Dubai Kitesurf championship Sunday at Nessnass Beach in Jumeirah, with a variety of participation from different nationalities. Mohammed Hareb, CEO, said that the club is pleased to welcome fans and enthusiast of the  Kitesurfing to the […]...Read More

Army of pink clops in to wave flag on breast

The 11th edition of Pink Caravan Ride, an annual breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based non-profit Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), will ride into 2021 in a unique format in February with the participation of equestrian clubs from every emirate, and will be marked by 42 days of free health screenings for men and women […]...Read More

Formula One superstar Hamilton earns BBC’s ‘Sports Personality of the

Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton claimed the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year title Sunday, marking another win in a gold-studded career spanning over a decade. The 35-year-old, who last month equaled Michael Schumacher’s record of seven F1 titles, overcame Jordan Henderson and Hollie Doyle to win the British broadcaster’s prestigious prize in a […]...Read More

Cleveland Indians set to drop “racist” name that riled fans,

Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team confirmed Monday that it will drop its problematic “Indians” tag after ire from fans and Native American groups alike who decried the moniker as racist. The organisation affirmed the change in a statement on Twitter, but has yet to decide on a replacement name for the long-held “Indians” tag adopted […]...Read More

Bust a move, take gold: Breakdancing now an Olympic sport

Breakdancing was one of four new sports along with skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing to get the Olympic green light on Monday for inclusion at the 2024 Paris Games. The four sports were included as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board met to confirm the Paris 2024 programme. Skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing have […]...Read More