Sticky post

They think it’s all over…

As we approach the end of 2018, we are far from over with the array of sporting opportunities on offer as a spectator and participant here in the UAE. Here is what we have to look forward to for the rest of December… 6th – 8th  – 3rd Dubai International Rythmic Gymnastics DuGym Cup 2018 What is it? An international Rhythmic Gymnastics competition featuring 5 well … Continue reading They think it’s all over…

Need for Speed- Yousif Mirza

Yousif Mirza is the first Emirati cyclist to ride for a UCI world team but whats more impressive, he is also proudly the first Emirati cyclist to have competed in an Olympics. As with most athletes from time to time, Yousif’s attendance at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, did not come without it’s major obstacle; the major obstacle being a victim of a road traffic … Continue reading Need for Speed- Yousif Mirza

Generation ‘Z’ – Bill Beswick

This week, one of the world’s leading sports psychologists popped into school to deliver a session on the ins and outs of the highly anticipated Generation ‘Z’. Bill, who is famous for his work with Manchester United, Middlesbrough and the England football and basketball teams, to name but a few, is highly regarded in the sporting world. So much so, he is now asked to … Continue reading Generation ‘Z’ – Bill Beswick

30 days and 11 more months- Marcus Smith

This week I was lucky enough to ask a few questions to Dubai’s man of the marathon-moment, Marcus Smith. In case you had failed to engage in any form of media over the past four weeks, Marcus, aged 39, has just recently ran 30 marathons in 30 days as a part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge initiative launched by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al … Continue reading 30 days and 11 more months- Marcus Smith

Made of More- Brian O’Driscoll

Following a historic 16-9 win over the All Blacks last week, it seemed only fitting to attend the next instalment of ‘An Afternoon with’  at The Baggot, Mcgettigans with Irelands’ all time try scorer and current holder of the most caps. And Brian O’Driscoll did not disappoint. This intimate event was hosted by Sports Speaker MENA and the crowd, mainly Irish amongst an array of … Continue reading Made of More- Brian O’Driscoll