Sheikh Mohammed was in full cycling gear making a stop for the evening prayer. Several social media users captured the moment on their phones.
The announcement comes in line with the objectives of Dubai Vision 2021, which aims to strengthen Dubai's position as a preferred place to live and work.
New Zealand’s George Bennett warmed up for this weekend’s Tour of Lombardy by winning the Gran Piemonte semi-classic race through northwestern Italy on Wednesday.
Cycling has been thrown into fresh turmoil after French judicial authorities opened a preliminary investigation into potential doping at Nairo Quintana’s team Arkea-Samsic on Monday
Colombia’s Miguel Angel Lopez won stage 17 of the Tour de France on Wednesday to climb third in the overall standings as race leader Primoz Roglic extended his advantage.
French rider Arnaud Demare won the first mass sprint of this year’s Giro d’Italia in a three-way photo finish on Tuesday, and Portuguese rider João Almeida added a couple of seconds to his overall lead in the fourth stage.
Italy’s Filippo Ganna gave the Ineos team a boost on Wednesday with a breakaway win in the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia through the southern Calabria region with Portugal’s Joao Almeida tightening his grip on the leader’s pink jersey.
Italian Diego Ulissi of the UAE team won an uphill dash for the line on stage 2 of the Giro d’Italia on Sunday as compatriot Filippo Ganna kept the overall leader’s pink jersey.
Primoz Roglic extended his lead in the Tour de France on Friday as Daniel Martinez scored a first stage win for US team Education First by triumphing in a titanic mountain battle.
Arnaud Démare claimed his second stage win in the Giro d’Italia by winning the sixth leg in another mass sprint on Thursday. João Almeida held onto the pink jersey despite a mid-stage scare when he was crashed into by another rider.