A Fijian schoolboy could be set to debut in senior men’s rugby at age 16, so long as he can persuade his mother to let him.
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Liverpool - Balotelli 82’, Gerrard (pen) 90’+3
Ludogorets - Abalo 90’+1
Rory McIlroy’s had a banner year in 2014, memorably winning the Open Championship and then adding another major feather to his cap with the PGA Championship.
Motorsport’s ruling body the FIA has issued clarification with regard to the use of radio messages for Formula One grands prix, beginning with Sunday’s race at -Singapore.
This year’s race to qualify for the ATP World Tour Finals in November is shaping up to be the most exciting yet.
Australia’s Michael Clarke was Tuesday ruled out of next month’s one-day series against Pakistan with a “significant” hamstring injury that is worse than first thought.
‘A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him’ - David Brinkley - American newscaster
UAE University among best 400
UAE University has been ranked among the best 400 universities, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.
Official drive to conserve water and electricity across Abu Dhabi
The Regulation and Supervision Bureau is calling on residents and businesses across the emirate to conserve water and electricity in the face of growing demands for the resources.
New addresses now cover 60 per cent of Abu Dhabi city
The capital’s new address system has been implemented across 60 per cent of the city, the municipality announced.
Simple acts cut Haj Mers threat
A doctor who was on the front line in the fight to control the deadly Mers coronovirus believes basic health precautions could prevent the disease re-emerging during the Haj.
Social media vital for UAE government organisations to improve services, say experts
Government organisations need to utilise social media to ensure they are communicating effectively with the public, experts said.
UAE graduates tipped to work with British industry
The UAE could soon be able to develop its own products and technologies in defence, space and aerospace, due to collaborations with UK industry.
FGB credit card offered with ‘selfie’ feature
One of Abu Dhabi’s biggest banks is offering customers credit card “selfies”.
Filipino expats urged to apply for e-passports
Filipino expatriates are being urged to switch to electronic passports to avoid running into difficulty at airports around the world.
UAE gives Dh3.7m humanitarian aid to Syria
The UAE is to provide another Dh3.7 million in humanitarian aid for the victims of the civil war in Syria.
Contractors named to work on Dubai’s Lego, Hollywood and Bollywood theme parks
Dubai Parks & Resorts, which is building three new theme parks in Dubai’s Jebel Ali, has named a team of contractors to carry out the multibillion-dirham project.
Al Hilal’s flurry of goals rocks Al Ain final dreams Zlatko Dalic returned to his former haunt in bullish mood, but he left bowed, almost broken. >>
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Al Ain Amblers kick-off the season : September 12, 2014) Photographs by Patrick Arthurs
Opening and Closing Night Films of Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014 confirmed
Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), powered by twofour54, will open, for the first time, with a locally produced film - From A to B by Emirati director Ali Mostafa and Image Nation Abu Dhabi. The closing film of the festival has been confirmed as Disney’s animation film BIG HERO 6. The Festival will open on October 23 and will last until November 1.
Initiative Music Connected
A Music Orchestra Project for talented and special needs children was launched on August 22 at Al Qattara Art Centre in Al Ain. The project will offer a two month period of musical training by German music therapists for children and teens from age six.
This will culminate in an orchestral concert on November 14 at Al Qattara where it is hoped around 250 gifted and special needs youngsters will perform.
The initiative, being supported by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), Al Shibla Middle East, UAEU and Business and Higher Investment Group AG, is designed to bring music therapy to special needs children.
“Music therapy has been proven to be a powerful tool for helping children with developmental disabilities improve their interaction with the world and increase their learning skills,” said Al Ain resident, Birgit Maria Kemphues, Founder of Initiative Music Connected.
Families who want their children to be part of the integrated orchestra must apply before September 15. Application forms are available in Al Qattara Art Centre and by email request to AlAinMusicUAE@gmail.com. For further details, contact Anne Wolter on 056 644 7238. Information on the initiative is also available on www.facebook.com/MusicAlAin.
AWA fundraising classical music concert
Make a date for September 25 when a classical music concert to raise funds for Animal Welfare Al Ain (AWA), is being held in the Palm Court at Hilton Al Ain.
Performing are students from House of Arts, along with an opera singer, a violinist and a pianist. The event begins at 7pm sharp and tickets will be on sale for Dh50 at the entrance to palm Court. Reservations can be made by calling 706 7006.
AWA, a non-profit organisation, is dedicated to improving the welfare of animals in Al Ain.
Lebanese Night in Al Rikab, AESGC’s Equestrian Club, 11pm to 3:30 am; Dh150.
Taste of Thailand in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.
Levant Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh125++.
Lebanese Night with entertainment in Glass House, Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 11pm to closing. Free entrance.
Seafood Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain from 7.30pm; Dh160++, Dh85++ for kids 6 to 12.
International and Moroccan Cuisine in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh145++.
Filipino Night in Lawrence Bar at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 7pm onwards.
Friday Brunch in elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 12.30pm to 3pm; Dh119++.
Jazzy Brunch in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh159++. Also, Teachers’ and Nurses’ Night in Moodz at the same hotel from 7pm to 3am with discount for the two professions.
Farmer’s Market Brunch in Arabesque from 12.30pm; Dh125++ and, in Horse & Jockey, it’s Karaoke Night from 8.30pm onwards.
Family Lunch Buffet in Le Belvedere at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet from 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh145++. Also, in the same venue, a Mediterranean Evening Buffet is served from 7pm to 11pm; Dh145++.
A Taste of Beirut set menu with two free selected beverages in Glass House at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 2pm to 6pm; Dh99. Oriental Night in Glass House, 11pm onwards. Free entrance.
Lunch Buffet at Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC Golf Club, 11.30am to 4pm: Dh80.
Bubbles brunch in Flavours at Hilton from 1pm to 4pm: Dh145++ for adults, Dh85 for kids.
Lunch Buffet at Al Rikab, AESGC Equestrian Club, 12.30pm to 4.30pm; Dh85.
Khaleeji Night at Al Rikab, AESGC Equestrian Club, 10.30pm to 2.30am.
Khaleeji & Moroccan Night with a free beverage for ladies in Zaitouna at Ain Al
Faida, One to One Hotel. Dh50 for gents including one free beverage; 11pm to 3am.
Seafood Night at Shooters, AESGC’s Shooting Club, 7pm to 10.30pm; Dh135
Mexican Night at Palm Greens restaurant, AESGC Golf Club, 6pm to 10pm; Dh65 plus special prices on Mexican beverages.
Saturday Brunch in elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, from 12.30pm to 3.30pm; Dh109++.
Teachers’ and Nurses’ Brunch in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 20 per cent discount and free access to the pool for both professions, 12.30pm to 4pm; Dh149++.
Tex Mex Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain from 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.
Ladies Night at Glass House, Ain Al Faida, One to One Hotel, 5pm onwards. Free entrance.
Mediterranean buffet lunch and entertainment in Eden Rock at Mercure Grand Jebel Hafeet, 1pm to 5pm: Dh145++.
Ladies Night at Al Rikab, AESGC’s Equestrian Club, 10pm to 2am; free entrance for ladies and a beverage, Dh50 for gents including two free drinks.
Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at Danat Al Ain from 8.30pm.
Steak Night in Palm Greens Restaurant at AESGC’s Golf Club, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh130.
Ladies Oriental Night in Zaitouna at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 11pm to 3am.
Pinoy Party Fever in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm and Sports Night in Horse & Jockey at the same hotel, from 8.30pm.
Seafood Night in Elements at Hili Rayhaan by Rotana, 6.30pm to 11pm; Dh135++.
Family Monday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 5pm to 9pm; 25 per cent discount on F&B.
Fish Night in Zaitouna at Ain Al Faida One to One Hotel, 7pm to 10pm; Dh149. Also, Karaoke Night in Glass House from 9pm onwards, free entrance.
Fine dining with selected beverage in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm. Dh125++.
BBQ & Steak Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh168++.
Member’s Tuesday in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 7am to 11pm; 25 per cent discount on F&B for golf members only.
Asian Night in Arabesque at Danat Al Ain from 7.30pm; Dh125++, kids 6 to 12 Dh65. Also, Greaves’ Quiz Night in Horse & Jockey from 8.30pm.
Serata Italiana Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh149++.
Skewer Night in Flavours at Hilton from 7pm to 11pm, Dh125++.
Sushi Corner in Palm Greens Restaurant, AESGC’s Golf Club, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh75.
Italian Night in Flavours at Hilton Al Ain, 7pm to 11pm; Dh99++.
Moroccan Night in Al Rikab, AESGC’s Equestrian Club, 10pm to 2am; Free entrance for ladies and a special drink, Dh50 cover charge for gents with two free drinks.
Indian Curry (Dh35) and Quiz in Amblers Restaurant at AESGC’s Rugby Club, 6pm to 10pm, quiz starts 8pm.
Seafood Night in Zest at Rotana Al Ain, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; Dh195++.
Trattoria Italiano in Luce at Danat Al Ain from 7pm; Dh99++.
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Paco’s is also staging a South African Heritage event with special food and beverages.
A Walk Among the Tombstones
Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.
The Maze Runner
Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, and soon learns they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.
Grand Cinema – Al Ain Mall
Oscar Cinema – Al Foah Mall
Grand Cinema – Bawadi Mall
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