pictureNovak Djokovic won his third successive Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title when he defeated top seed Roger Federer 6-3 6-3 on Saturday. It was his 20th career title, and he prevented the former four-time champion claiming his first title since 2007. [more...] pictureA trip to South Africa could be just one round away for aspiring golfers taking part in this year’s World Corporate Golf Challenge. The local leg of the annual tournament, which sees scores of UAE golfers taking each other on for a place in the world final. [more...] pictureDepending where you spend your free time, you could find yourself in one of hundreds of locales around the world where motor racing figures prominently. Kim O'Hare presents his starter's guide to motorsport... [more...]
The Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa's Riding Stables invites you to saddle up and sign up for some horse riding tuition! [more...]
For a day of sea adventures and fishing stories on the Arabian Gulf, book a fishing trip to catch your own hamour and cobia. [more...]
Kids between the ages of five and14 can train where the stars of the Premier League train by signing up for the Jebel Ali International UMBRO Football Academy open throughout the year. [more...] pictureSurfing is one of the most exciting sports going - but it can be very demanding and you need to be reasonably fit to try it out safely. As a starting point, here presents its own guide to riding those waves... [more...] pictureFancy a spot of golf on your next trip to London? If you're stuck in the centre of the city you can still get that quick golf fix. In fact you can play 52 of the world's greatest courses without leaving town. [more...] pictureSince the early 20th century, scuba diving has gone from an incredibly risky undertaking, well out of reach for all but the fabulously wealthy, to a relatively safe sport with a rapidly-growing participant community. [more...] pictureSince 1927, the Harlem Globetrotters have been delighting the crowds with their own personal style of basketball. The Globetrotters are also committed to giving back to the communities that have supported the team during its long history. [more...] pictureA spring skiing vacation can be just what the doctor ordered if you want to unwind, get some fresh air and have some fun. With changes in technology in the past few years, skiing has become a lot easier and if you have a bit of athletic ability you’ll catch on pretty quickly. [more...] pictureWith global climate change playing havoc with traditional winter sports such as alpine skiing, you might be looking for alternative ways to get your adrenaline rush. Enter the world of paragliding. [more...] pictureThis year's Terry Fox run in Dubai is scheduled for Friday, February 25th. Terry was a bone cancer sufferer who had to have a leg amputated when he was only 18 years old. [more...] pictureSo, you're looking for something to do this winter, something new, exciting and fun. Well, snowboarding could be just the ticket. Snowboarding began in the USA in the mid 60s and the equipment has come a long way since then. [more...] pictureSam Cullum is one of the world's leading young snowboarders. He has won nearly every UK competition and in 2005 represented Great Britain in the Winter Junior Olympics in Monthey, Switzerland. Here, for, he writes about his experiences so far in this extreme sport... [more...] pictureA lot of snow boarders get into the sport after having had some experience skiing. For first timers, there are a few things you'll need to know. Kim O'Hare offers some pointers for those who are taking their first steps on the slopes... [more...] pictureGet your running shoes on and go for it any weekend. The annual Dubai Creek Striders Half Marathon Race is held every December but there are regular training sessions each Friday morning. [more...] pictureEvery November the unique hula festival is held at the Waikiki Shell. It's a celebration of Hawaiian culture, art, history, language and the people's link to nature. [more...] pictureOne of the great road marathons of the world will be run on November 6th 2011. The New York Marathon attracts many world-class professional athletes, partly for the $600,000 in prize money, but also for the chance to excel before two million cheering spectators and 315 million worldwide television viewers. [more...] pictureMost people say that when Rugby School pupil William Webb Ellis picked up the football in 1823 and ran with it, rugby was born. But did he know the game of Caid from his childhood in Ireland? Perhaps he had a Welsh chum who played Criapan, or a Cornish friend who practised "hurling to goales". [more...] pictureHave you ever wondered what it would be like to be a professional athlete? Aside from the constant pressure to perform and ever-present adoration of the fans, there is all that money to deal with. UAEasy thought it would be interesting to try to put things into perspective... [more...] pictureWith the Royal Highland Games set to take place in Aberdeen on the first weekend of September, your intrepid scribe thought it might be interesting to look at the whole phenomenon of highland games... [more...] pictureUPDATE Spain's José Maria Olazábal has been selected by the Tournament Committee of The European Tour to captain the European team at The 2012 Ryder Cup to be played at Medinah Country Club, Medinah, Illinois, USA 25th-30th September 2012. We present the quick guide to this fascinating contest... [more...] pictureNow obesity, dietary problems and general lack of fitness have become a world problem, rowing could be your 21st century fitness solution. It’s a sport which gives you a full body workout, and is suitable for all ages from 14 to 80. [more...]
imagePeak Performance (Ski and Golf wear) are located within Go Sports (sports wear and equipment) beside Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates. [more...]
imageKite surfing is an exciting new sport that has grown from the fusion of surfing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing. The combination of elements from each activity means an electrifying new sport perfect for today's "bigger, better, faster" world. No surprise, then, that it's gaining immense popularity all over the globe. [more...]
imageIt seems that no other sporting event captures the world's imagination like the FIFA World Cup. Its popularity has grown since FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) started the first competition in Uruguay in 1930. The original idea came from a group of visionary French football administrators, led in the 1920s by the innovative Jules Rimet... [more...] pictureWhat has eight legs, takes eleven months to make its way around the world, touches five continents and crosses five oceans? If you haven’t guessed already, it’s the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race. [more...]
imageWomen's ice hockey is one the fastest-growing sports in many countries. Kim O'Hare lifts the lid on the ladies' game, discovering subtleties that transcend the tradition of ruck and puck... [more...]
imageEver hit a putt you thought was going in, only to have it drift wide right? If you have, chances are you misread the green. Reading greens takes skill, good judgment, and experience... [more...]
imageAlthough the first records of the sport are from Persia 2,500 years ago, there is little information on woman polo players until the modern rebirth of the sport in the 1800s. It has been suggested, however, that there were some horsewomen who dressed themselves as men in order to play the game! [more...]