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  1. Dubai success would top off good month

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott It's been a lucrative trip out to Asia for Poulter after the Englishman picked up the Barclays Singapore Open at the start of the month and then stormed up the leaderboard yesterday with a 62 that took him to joint fifth on 14-under. Pou ...

  2. Boks aim to give rivals some Stick

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The smiles are back in the South African camp. The return of talismanic leader Mzwandile Stick has been greeted with huge relief, especially by coach Paul Treu, who believes this is the year the Boks can finally break their Hong Kong duck. &# ...

  3. Be our guest

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the business district, with direct access to the beaches and warm turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. The Renaissance Dubai Hotel (above; tel: 971 4 262 5555) also boasts museums, golf courses ...

  4. Dubai lines up next tourist move

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Tom Cliff

    ... of income for the Gulf emirate, whose crude oil resources are running out. Chess City is the latest in a long line of ambitious projects designed to put Dubai on the tourist map. Work is well under ...

  5. Perfect 10

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sip cocktails until the sun sets over the Gulf. Shuttle services usually operate between hotels and the beaches, but be sure to grab a ticket from the lobby before departing, as outsiders can ...

  6. Dynamic Blitz a test case for Dubai sojourn

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken It may have been forced upon them to some extent, but connections of Dynamic Blitz have taken the sensible path with the sprinter by going to Dubai's international carnival and his results may seal that same road as a fixture for the futu ...

  7. A delightful crossroads of spices, smells and colours

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... of Dubai's achievements. A super-fast lift hurtles up to the observation deck which provides jaw-dropping panoramas out over the Gulf and even as far away as Iran. One of the great pleasures of Dubai ...

  8. QE II Cup holder Presvis takes it easy

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Defending Audemars Piguet QE II Cup winner Presvis might be worrying a few observers with his minimal participation at trackwork this week, but Luca Cumani's travelling foreman, Charlie Henson, is not one. Most international visitors will ...

  9. Change of tactics the secret of Ming Hoi Treasure's success

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen It was One World away- or at least half a world away- from Darren Beadman's assignment in the Group One Golden Shaheen 12 hours earlier, but a win aboard Ming Hoi Treasure had the veteran hoop smiling nonetheless. Beadman was rewarded f ...

  10. US$2b Meydan complex in a race against time for grand opening on World Cup night

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Allen They don't do things by halves in Dubai, but the problem with the new Meydan racecourse is that the job is still only half done. Welcome to the beehive- not so-named for any honeycomb architectural feature- but because of the thousands ...




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