Team Abu Dhabi 35 power their way to victory in Poland to strengthen their grip on the World Endurance Championships.
Team Abu Dhabi wrapped up their first major powerboat racing title of the season on Sunday as Shaun Torrente, Rashed Al Qemzi, Rashed Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate clinched the World Endurance Championships in Augustów, Poland.
Reigning Formula 1 individual champion Shaun Torrente of Team Abu Dhabi and his team-mates Emiratis Rashed Al Qemzi, Rashed Al Tayer and Italian Tullio Abbate have the upper hand as they head into the decisive round of the World
The academy’s initiatives are in line with the UAE’s vision to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a premier sporting destination hosting important events, including the annual FBMA International Show Jumping Cup under the name of the Academy.
Owned by Sheikh Khalifa Bin Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and the mount of Antonio Fresu, the 4-year-old filly has won twice from five starts, most notably the 1600m Emirates Fillies Classic, a Prestige race, on her penultimate start. The dirt debutante and only filly in the race will, however, have to concede weight to her 13 rivals.
After wrapping up a successful pre-season training camp, UAE Team Emirates has picked a well-rounded 12-man outfit to tackle Challenge Mallorca, a series of one day events held each year in the Baleaerics Islands of Spain from Jan.26 -30.
Pavan Sagoo (Mena Tour) will strike the first tee shot in the UAE qualifier for the Saudi International on the National Course at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on Wednesday. 37 Pros and 10 Arab National Amateurs are competing in the event.
Fast bowler Shaheen Afridi was named men's cricketer of the year, while his teammates Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan were declared the ODI and T20I cricketers of year respectively. Fatima Sana won the emerging women's cricketer of the year award.