UAE Emirates’ Tadej Pogacar exults after taking first place in stage nine of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday.
History was made for the UAE on Sunday as 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar stepped onto the Vuelta a Espana podium and proudly displayed the country’s flag on his jersey as he celebrated a landmark third place finish at one of the biggest bike races in the world.
As part of its ongoing commitment to inspire the next generation of cyclists, riders from the UAE Team Emirates cycling team visited Al Rabeeh School in Abu Dhabi during their end of season camp in the UAE.
All eyes will be on Chris Froome on Sunday as the four-time Tour de France champion returns to the peloton in the UAE Tour for the first time since an accident almost ended his career.
History will be made in Dubai on Monday as the only Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) women’s cycling event in the Middle East, Dubai Women’s Tour will see 14 top international teams, including Team UAE, competing for honours across four stages.
The UAE’s top-ranked golfer Ahmad Skaik will compete at this year’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship having received the UAE National Amateur invite on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur, in just his second Test, put on 123 runs for the seventh wicket — a record for India at the Gabba — taking their team from a precarious 186 for seven to 309 before Thakur was bowled by Pat Cummins for an entertaining 67.
The Cricket South Africa on Sunday informed that the Proteas team members have tested negative for the novel coronavirus in the first round of testing conducted upon their arrival in Karachi.
Hayward, meanwhile, took the overall honours in the 10km run with a time of 47:28, finishing a minute and 37 seconds ahead of Helen Boland of Ireland (49:05), while Kahli Johnson of the UK was third overall with a time of 49:10.