The beautiful game, UAE style

The UAE Arabian Gulf League football season is back underway, so Alex Hammond went to watch his local team Al Jazira FC. Was it love at first sight, or a night to forget?

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Richard Krajicek

Former Wimbledon champ is coming to Emirates Palace to promote a new event called Tennis at the Palace

Desert Warrior Challenge

Are you tough enough to take on the UAE's newest fitness challenge?

Fat biking in Abu Dhabi

Fat bikes have special wheels to allow you to cycle on sand dunes in Abu Dhabi

What exactly is geocoaching?

We explore the fitness craze which is sending grown adults hunting for treasure

Blokarting in Abu Dhabi

What happens when you combine go-karting and windsurfing? Fun, of course!

Where to go boating in Abu Dhabi

Cruising, sailing or kayaking here

Get Driver Fit today

Ahead of the F1, the Yasalam fitness programme is back

Abu Dhabi's best gyms

Where to work up a sweat in the capital

Where to play sport this season

As things cool down, it's your chance to start again

One Fighting Championship in Dubai

Asia's biggest mixed martial arts contest arrives in the UAE

Training with the Abu Dhabi Harlequins

TOAD editor Alex Hammond gets in shape for the new season

Watersports to try in Abu Dhabi

Being surrounded by so much water, it’s no surprise water sports are so popular. These are the most extreme

Adreanline packed sported in Abu Dhabi

From F1 to air racing, high octane sports to watch

Free diving in Abu Dhabi

We chat to a UAE expert about what to expect

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  • Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club

    Al Mushrif

    Compulsory annual membership Dhs600. Private lesson from Dhs180 per hour. Group lesson (about 10 people) Dhs50 non-Emiratis, Dhs35 for Emiratis. Lessons take place between late October and mid-June

    Al Ain Cricket Association

    Al Ain

    The association has full-sized cricket grounds. Coaching and tournaments take place during the season (Sep-Apr)

    Orient Tours


    Tours include full day Abu Dhabi city tour (Dhs185), full day Al Ain city tour (Dhs185), day trip to Liwa (Dhs1,800) per 4WD, full day Ras Al Khaimah day trip (Dhs185)

    Net Tours

    Al Markaziyah

    Tours include: full day desert safari (adults Dhs320; children Dhs220), overnight desert safari (adults Dhs425, children Dhs330), dhow dinner cruise (Dhs225) in and around Abu Dhabi, tour of Abu Dhabi (adults Dhs250; children Dhs180)



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