SPORTS | Dubai To Host Opening Leg Of HERO World Series 2021 In Hatta

The Dubai Sports Council announced that HERO Dubai Hatta 2021, the opening race of the HERO World 2021 International Mountain Bike Circuit, will be held at the idyllic Hatta Nature Park on March 5, 2021.

A major biking tournament featured in the International Cycling Union’s international calendar, HERO Dubai 2021 will be held alongside the HERO Bike Festival, a three-day mountain biking – themed program of events taking place from 3 to 5 March 2021 in Hatta.

Hosting the event is aligned with the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai’s Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai to transform Dubai into a bicycle-friendly city and strengthen its position as the world most preferred venture for international sporting events.

The HERO World Series is considered one of the toughest mountain biking competition in the world with over 4,000 bikers vying to win the title. HERO Dubai 2021, the first stage of the HERO World Series, will be held at the Hatta Wadi Hub, an outdoor sports center located with the Hatta Nature Park. The second round of the Series will be held in Italy on June 2021 while the third and final leg will be held in Thailand on Sept.25, 2021.

HERO Dubai will feature two routes for the professional category – a 60-kilometer marathon route featuring a 1,600 m elevation gain and a 30-kilometer route with an 800 m elevation gain.

There are separate categories for amateurs and children.

Organizing the global race further boost Dubai’s and Hatta’s rising profile as a venture for international cycling and mountain bike races. The race also supports the overall plan to develop Hatta and enhance its appeal as a world-class tourist and sports destination.

Registration for the HERO Dubai 2021 is now open at www.heroworldseries.com in a various categories including professional riders, amateurs and children.

Participating athletes can make the most of the run – up to the competition by taking part in training sessions at the Hatta Wadi Hub. These sessions provide an opportunity to get acquainted with the routes of the contest and be ready for the kick-off on March 5, 2021, at 9,00 a.m.

Saudi Energy Minister Sees Demand From Gas – To – Oil Switch At Up To 600,000 BPD

LONDON – Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said users switching from gas to oil could account for demand of 500,000 – 600,000 barrels per day (bpd), adding that the world was now waking up to shortages in the energy sector. Prince Andulaziz said the potential switch depended on how severe winter … More Saudi Energy Minister Sees Demand From Gas – To – Oil Switch At Up To 600,000 BPD

Riyadh Winter Wonderland Back In Saudi Arabia, 40 Pct Larger Than Previous Season

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia –  Riyadh Winter Wonderland is set to make a comeback in Saudi Arabia’s capital with 40 percent more space during Riyadh Season, with added games, activities, and shows for all age groups. Starting October 26 and lasting until the end of March 2022, Winter Wonderland will include more than 103 games and six areas: Dreamland Carnival, … More Riyadh Winter Wonderland Back In Saudi Arabia, 40 Pct Larger Than Previous Season

Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia has advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of the latest security events, the foreign ministry wrote on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanon remains on  a Saudi travel list where obtaining prior permission to visit is required. On Thursday, seven people were killed in violence in Beirut  as crowd … More Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Launches Strategic Offices For Al – Baha, Al – Jouf, Jazan

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced on Sunday the launch of the strategic offices for the development of al – Baha, al – Jouf, and Jazan regions. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), these offices aim to capitalize on the unique competitive advantages each of the three regions … More Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Launches Strategic Offices For Al – Baha, Al – Jouf, Jazan

Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Sports announced that vaccinated visitors will be allowed into all sports stadium and facilities as they operate at full capacity, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Sunday. Visitor entry will be limited to those who are  fully vaccinated against COVID – 19, as per Kingdom’s rules, the … More Saudi Arabia Allows Full Capacity At Sports Stadiums, Facilities

Saudi Arabia Allows Capacity At Mecca’s Grand Mosque As COVID – 19 Rules Eased

PARIS, France – The Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia operated at full capacity on Sunday, with worshippers praying shoulder – to – shoulder for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. This comes after Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry approved easing the country’s strict COVID – 19 precautionary … More Saudi Arabia Allows Capacity At Mecca’s Grand Mosque As COVID – 19 Rules Eased

Qatar Emir Appoints Two Women To Advisory Council After Men Sweep Polls

DOHA – Qatar’s emir named two women among his new appointment to the Gulf state’s advisory Shura Council on Thursday, after partial elections held for the first time earlier this month saw not one of the more than 20 women candidates a seat. In what was Qatar’s first legislative election, candidates competed for 30 of … More Qatar Emir Appoints Two Women To Advisory Council After Men Sweep Polls

UAE Oil Minister Says Energy Demand Peaking, Important To Maintain Market Balance

PARIS, France – Demand for energy and especially natural gas is peaking, the oil minister of the United Arab Emirates said on Thursday, adding that it was important to maintain balance in the market. The minister, who was speaking on the sidelines of an energy forum in Moscow, also said that the United Arab Emirates … More UAE Oil Minister Says Energy Demand Peaking, Important To Maintain Market Balance

Loading…

Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s