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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 26/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Dubai is fueling huge growth in sporting tourism within the region year on year.

a view of the dubai international cricket stadium. — kt photo

dubai welcomes world-class sporting events throughout the calendar year including a wide selection of both community and professional fixtures — namely the dubai world cup — the richest horse race in the world and the lynchpin of the city’s equestrian events the dubai duty free tennis championships the omega dubai desert classic golf championship and the dubai rugby 7s.

playing host to such an impressive selection of sporting events dubai is fueling huge growth in sporting tourism within the region year on year. attracting guests from across the world on account of its unrivalled sporting offering and world-class venues the uae is fast-becoming a global destination for events

further reinforcing the region’s position as an events capital this year the uae is playing host to the first phase of the world-renowned pepsi indian premier league 2014 (ipl) with each of the 20 matches being held at three of the uae’s state of the art sporting stadiums including the dubai international cricket stadium.

attracting cricket followers and fans from across the globe the ipl has encouraged first-time visitors to the region who are enjoying not only dubai’s unrivalled sporting facilities but also its dynamic entertainment world-class hospitality and vibrant culinary scene.

the next dubai ipl fixture will take place on friday april 25 with hyderabad taking on delhi at dsc in the first match at 2:30pm and chennai facing mumbai in the evening match at 6:30pm. for more information visit dubai calendar at www.dubaicalendar.ae.


Khaleej Times

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