A looming ban on climbing Australia's Uluru rock, intended to protect the sacred site from damage, has instead triggered a damaging influx of visitors, tourism operators said Friday.
Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique on Wednesday at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.
“I am happy to be making trips again,” he said in brief comments to reporters aboard the plane, alluding to the coronavirus pandemic which has prevented him from travelling. The Iraq trip is his first outside Italy since November 2019.
Francis waved one last time from before boarding a plane flying the Vatican and Iraqi flags from its cockpit windows. President Barham Salih accompanied the 84-year-old pontiff down a red carpet to his flight.
The UAE Tour race organisers, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Dubai Sports Council and RCS Sport announced the first round of riders set to compete in the third edition of the race.
The Dubai Sports Council, in cooperation with Dubai Economy, closed 2 sports establishments, warned 6, and fined 7 others for not adhering to the precautionary measures to combat COVID-19.
The event is the first professional ladies’ golf tournament in the history of the Kingdom – and is the first international sporting event to return to Saudi Arabia following the COVID-19 pandemic
During investigation on Saturday dacoits confessed that after robbing a bank at Karachi’s Two Minute Roundabout last month they left for a Pakistan tour to spend money.
The Mena Tour by Arena announced a new-look schedule for 2020, condensing the calendar to first four months of the year and unveiling a number of exciting new events.
Sajin Gangadharan has bagged the overall honours in Dubai Sports Council’s Virtual Tour Challenge, finishing ahead of Chris D’Amelio and Babu PD in the five-stage cycling event which saw around 500 participants in action across five days.