On day one were participants starting out on their jiu-jitsu journeys, including youngsters aged just four years old.
The world of jiu-jitsu united in a spectacular show of unity and tolerance as Abu Dhabi solidified its standing as the sport’s global home following an action-packed finale at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2019 on Friday. The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
A strong field of 150 athletes, representing 16 UAE clubs, take to the mats in the first round of the Vice President’s Cup Championship at Sharjah Sport Club as the UAE Jitsu-jitsu season
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces on Monday received a delegation of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Summer Jiu-Jitsu Programme
Zayed Al Katheeri and Omar Al Fadhli won gold medals for the UAE in the 56 kg and 62 kg category respectively on Saturday at the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship 2019 at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi.
A helicopter crash in the hills near Calabasas was also confirmed by the Los Angeles Times.
Swiss pair Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic will next month attempt to achieve a remarkable double as they bid to retain their Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships titles.
Lucas Herbert pipped South Africa’s Christiaan Bezuidenhout on the second play-off hole to mark the Australian Day in style with a by winning Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday.