The clash between Arsenal and Manchester City is a proxy battlefield for emirate siblings Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Photo: EPA
Simon Chadwick
Opinion

Opinion

Simon Chadwick

A tug of war between the emirates: Abu Dhabi and Dubai – two brothers battling in sports

  • Sports – or rather, investments in sports – have become a vehicle for competition in Abu Dhabi and Dubai’s fight for prominence
  • The UAE is a growing influence on global sport

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The clash between Arsenal and Manchester City is a proxy battlefield for emirate siblings Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Photo: EPA
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