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  • High-intensity sports and play can cause fractures in children

    In an age that is dominated by screens and video games, parents generally encourage children to play outdoors to build upper body strength, balance and resilience. However, engaging in vigorous physical activities may lead to fall which can break a bone. Broken bones or fractures are common in childhood, with up to 40 percent of girls and as many as 50 percent of boys experiencing a fracture. In the UAE, there are several paediatric fractures recorded annually.

  • High-Performance Hyundai N Concept Reveals an Exciting Future

    Hyundai is promising to bring motorsport-bred excitement to the showroom, as it progressively reveals more of its plans for the company’s new ‘N’ sub-brand of performance models. With its latest high-performance N concept unleashed at the 2016 Paris Motor Show last week, the Hyundai RN30, Hyundai created a racing machine developed to deliver passion and pleasure on the track for everybody. While the RN30 is a showpiece for what Hyundai can achieve, it also offers an insight into some of the technology that can be expected as part of the first N model, currently under development.

  • HISTORIC WIN FOR UAE TEAM AT THE F1 IN SCHOOLS™ WORLD FINALS 2016

    A team of students from Dubai picked up a coveted award in the finals of the world’s most prestigious international design competition: F1 in Schools™ – The Formula One® STEM Challenge.

  • HOT SHOTS

    Looking to fine-tune your backhand or strengthen a serve? Davide Giusti is the go-to man for all things tennis. As head of JA’s Tennis Academy, the tennis ace is no stranger to meeting the most famous faces in sport, including Thomas Enqvist and Roger Federer. Read on below as the professional tennis coach shares his photos and memories on meeting these top players.

  • Hundreds join the Friends of Arthritis Patients Association in the “One Hour Walk 2” event

    Hundreds of people from all age groups participated in the “One Hour Walk 2” event, which was organized on Saturday by the Friends of Arthritis Patients Association at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah. The event, which was organized in cooperation with the Sharjah Police Headquarters, took place at the Sharjah Police Desert Park.

  • Hundreds of Cyclists Race Through Dubai’s Design District

    The UAE Tour 2019 saw 20 teams of competing cyclist’s race through Dubai Design District (d3), for the third consecutive year.

  • Hundreds of pupils and residents take part in ‘Recyclathon Run 2019’ at Al Qasba

    Hundreds of school pupils and residents braved the cold morning air and collected waste as part of the 3km ‘Recyclathon Run 2019’ at Al Qasba which aims to raise awareness about climate change, and the importance of recycling to preserve the environment.

  • Hydundai Motorsport Wins Rally Argentina, Claiming WRC Team’s First Victory for 2016

    Hyundai Motorsport has taken its second ever victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) in a thrilling result in the Rally Argentina, round four of the 2016 season. Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard produced a sensational Power Stage performance to claim outright victory by 14.3 seconds.

  • Hyundai Delivers Winning WRC Performance in Portugal

    Hyundai Motorsport has taken a dominant victory in the Rally de Portugal, the sixth round of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Thierry Neuville and co-driver Nicolas Gilsoul won by a margin of 40 seconds in the Number 5 Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, maintaining Hyundai’s lead in the constructors’ championship and Neuville’s lead in the drivers’ championships.

  • Hyundai Motorsport takes WRC lead after dramatic Tour de Corse win

    Hyundai Motorsport is leading the 2019 FIA World Rally Championship after its last-minute victory in the Tour de Corse. Hyundai claimed victory in round four of the 2019 WRC season on Sunday, after a dramatic change of leader in the very last stage handed the win to Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul.

  • Hyundai Motorsport targets titles in 2019 FIA World Rally Championship

    Hyundai Motorsport has outlined its intentions to compete once again at the very forefront of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), with its sights set firmly on the manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles.

  • Hyundai Motorsport wins WRC Tour de Corse in double podium finish

    Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first victory of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), taking first and third places in the Tour de Corse, lifting the team to second place in the Manufacturers’ Championship rankings.

  • Hyundai secures WRC runner-up position with Rally GB podium

    Hyundai Motorsport has confirmed its best-ever result in the World Rally Championship, with a podium finish in the Wales Rally GB securing second place for the team in the 2016 championship. Thierry Neuville achieved a third-place finish, just ahead of team-mate Hayden Paddon in fourth.

  • Ibn Battuta Mall partners with Fitness First to promote an active lifestyle for Dubai Fitness Challenge

    Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai is partnering with Fitness First to host a range of activities including body mass index measurements, group exercises, workout competitions, morning walks and more, in support of the Dubai Fitness Challenge that is running from 26 October to 24 November.

  • ICC ACADEMY OPENS THE DOOR TO STATE OF THE ART NEW FACILITIES

    The International Cricket Council Academy at Dubai Sports City today announced the launch of its PowerBase conditioning facility and a new cricket training and play area, its Cricket Cage at the already world-renowned cricket venue.

  • ICE, SHOCK, MUD: DU TOUGH MUDDER MAKES MIDDLE EAST DEBUT

    The UAE’s toughest challengers plunged themselves into ice baths, mud pits and electric shocks, when thousands came together as a team to complete day one of the region’s first ever du Tough Mudder. For last minute-Mudders looking to take on the challenge, a limited number of tickets are still available for tomorrow (Saturday). 

  • Imdaad participates in Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016 to raise awareness on current environmental challenges

    In line with its corporate social responsibility efforts, Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, environment and energy solutions in the GCC, joined thousands of runners from across the country to participate in the 2016 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon which took place on January 22, 2016. The company used the marathon as a platform to address global environmental issues as well as highlight the importance of waste segregation as a way to achieve sustainability.

  • INNOVATIVE SPORTS APP ‘10’ EYES UP NEW INVESTMENT AS INTEREST SOARS FROM FANS

    Dubai-based tech start-up Constellation Sports Ltd is seeking new investment opportunities for its sports app ‘10’, as interest soars from fans worldwide. Having secured $2.6m since the company launched in September 2016, it is now out to raise $4m of Series A investment.

  • INTERNATIONAL CRICKET COUNCIL ACADEMY WARRIORS GO ALL OUT AHEAD OF THE NEW SEASON

    The UAE’s leading cricket development programme, The ICC Academy Warriors, are gearing up for its busiest season to date as it prepares to launch a new season of coaching programmes, right in the heart of Dubai Sports City.

  • JAGUAR XE SETS LAP RECORD AT FORGOTTEN GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT

    The Jaguar XE has followed the SV Project 8 performance saloon onto the track by setting a unique lap record, this time around a long-forgotten Grand Prix circuit in France.