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2nd Test, Day 2: Mahela Jayawardene's ton puts Sri Lanka on top against Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 22:34

Mahela Jayawardene, batting with three stitches in his left hand, ignored the pain to complete his 32nd test hundred and put Sri Lanka firmly in the driving seat in the second test against Pakistan in Dubai on Thursday.

Etihad registered highest-ever passenger, cargo growth in 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 17:16

Etihad Airways, which acquired stake in India's Jet Aiways, carried a record 12 million passengers last year, that also saw the Abu Dhabi-based airline achieve its highest-ever cargo volumes.

Abu Dhabi carrying out CCTV audit in schools

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 22:00

The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a CCTV audit in all private schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi in order to protect and safeguard students.

UAE warns citizens against travelling to Lebanon

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 21:42

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has warned its citizens against travelling to Lebanon due to the events and the unstable security conditions being witnessed there.

Hafeez, Shehzad score fifties as first test ends in draw

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 20:56

Pakistan batsmen Mohammad Hafeez and Ahmed Shehzad scored fluent half centuries as the first test against Sri Lanka ended in a tame draw on the fifth day in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

Jet Airways to launch Abu Dhabi-Chennai flight from Jan 16

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 15:57

Private carrier Jet Airways will launch a daily flight service from Abu Dhabi to Chennai from January 16.

Ton-up Younis, Misbah defy Sri Lanka in first Test

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 17:57

Younis Khan hit a brilliant hundred and Misbah-ul Haq a chancy fifty as Pakistan established a lead on the second day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Super Novak begins 2014 season on a winning note, clinches Abu Dhabi world title

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 14:59

Serbia`s Novak Djokovic won his third consecutive title at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, defeating Spain`s David Ferrer 7-5, 6-2 in Saturday`s final of that hard-court exhibition event.

Ferrer, Djokovic win semifinal in Abu Dhabi

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 22:07

David Ferrer won the semifinal against his fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal clear in two sets, while Serbia`s Novak Djokovic was victorious over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Friday, the second day of the Mubadala World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Misbah happy with Pakistan`s `special wins`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 18:50

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq termed the one-day victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka as "special wins" which meant his team ended a tough year on a high.

Sri Lanka win fifth one-dayer, Pakistan take series 3-2

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 13:20

Sri Lanka pulled off a sensational two-wicket win in the fifth and final day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Friday, but Pakistan still claimed the series, 3-2.

Nadal not interested in celebrity coaching

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 01:17

Rafael Nadal has no intention of joining the dizzying coaching merry-go-round which has seen Novak Djokovic hire Boris Becker in just one of a raft of changes ahead of the 2014 season.