Sheikh Khalifa ordered the disbursement of a grant worth Dhs24,392,473 to athletes who accomplished sporting achievements in 2019, benefitting 680 athletes from 29 federations.
Men’s athletes to watch out during the event include Algeria’s Abdellatif Baka, Trinidad and Tobago’s Akeem Stewart.
Having smashed Paula Radcliffe's marathon world record by a staggering 81 seconds last year in Chicago with a time of 2:14:04, the star of the women’s field will be Brigid Kosgei from Kenya.
ABU DHABI: Professional jiu-jitsu athletes from around the world will gather in the northern emirates this weekend for the 6th edition of the Fujairah International Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championship,
Almost all tournaments have either been postponed or cancelled. There is no other way to guarantee the health of the sportspersons, besides these measures, with the virus on the loose.
The Asian Paralympic Committee and Icheon Training Center of Korea Paralympic Committee sign a MoU for the purpose.
With a tally of nine medals India finished at the 24th position as the curtain fell on the nine-day competition on Friday.
A group of six athletes from NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) broke the Guinness World Records title for the most chest to ground burpees in 24 hours.
While the world is struggling to come to terms with the new normal, that is social distancing, working from home, hosting of sports events behind closed doors, etc, etc, it is disturbing to hear of more and more athletes getting infected by the coronavirus (“Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus, apologises to other players,” June 24, Gulf Today).