From left: Second-placed Diego Ulissi, George Bennett and Mathieu van der Poel of Alpecin Fenix celebrate on the podium after the 104th edition of the one-day classic cycling race Gran Piemonte between Santo Stefano Belbo and Barolo in Italy on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
For the first time in his career Diego Ulissi has stepped onto the podium at the Tour of Poland, building on his excellent run of form which started with a win in the GP Lugano and continued with stage success and the overall victory at the Tour of Slovenia,
Tadej Pogacar put in a storming ride on home soil to claim gold in the Slovenian National Time Trial Championships. Pogacar takes title while Polanc claims bronze.
Jasper Philipsen took his first win of the season with a dominating performance by UAE Team Emirates on stage 3 of the Tour du Limousin. The Belgian timed his move to perfection with a burst of power in the closing 200m
Sheikh Mohamed’s unlimited support of the jiu-jitsu sport has further solidified UAE’s standing as the global home of jiu-jitsu by designating it as the country’s national sport.
Following the success of the first Smash Abu Dhabi badminton tournament, 316 Sports Services has given wings to promote the game in the UAE by opening the Port Badminton Center and 316 Badminton Academy.
This came during the stars’ visit to the club and the Asian Paralympic Committee, which has its headquarters in Dubai. The former players expressed their happiness with their experience, stressing that this visit will remain in their hearts and memories.