On the Radar: WWE Live Dune Bash, Hamdan Football Tournament

There is no shortage of top sporting action in the UAE this week and Sport360 has come up with our top picks.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
10th April 2016

article:10th April 2016

From the WWE Dune Bash to the Oceanic Triathlon Series, there is an event to suit all interests.


Sunday – Saturday, April 10 – 16

Regional U-17 teams including Al Hilal, Hatta and Al Ahli will test themselves against European giants Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in Dubai.

Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are the two standout names appearing at the sixth Hamdan Bin Mohammed International Football Under-17 Championship.

VENUE: Hamdan Sports Complex

Thursday, April 14 – Saturday, April 16

The UAE’s premier football competition continues with an exciting fixture list, which sees in-form Al Ahli take on Al Ain, and Al Wahda away to Al Dhafra.

WEBSITE: Arabian Gulf League

Thursday, April 14 – Friday, April 15

WWE Live Dune Bash will take place this weekend featuring big names like Dean Ambrose, New Day, Kevin Owens and Dolph Ziggler.

Log on to www.platinumlist.net to purchase your tickets or you can even get them from UAE Exchange branches for Dh350.

In case you need get your blood pumping, here is the clash between John Cena and Kane at Burj Khalifa four years ago.

VENUE: Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium

Friday, April 15

Following on from the success of the inaugural Oceanic Triathlon Series in February, the second race will include a new Supersprint Course to accommodate for the next generation of triathletes.

The race will see hundreds of athletes compete as teams of three or individually in a Short Course or Supersprint race.

The Short Course consists of an 800m open water swim, a 30km cycle followed by a 7km run, while the Supersprint includes a 375m swim, 12km cycle and a 2.5km run.

Both routes include swims in the Oceanic Hotel’s natural bay, a cycle through the rolling hills of Khorfakkan before coming to transition in the Oceanic Hotel grounds for the final leg.

VENUE:  Oceanic Hotel Resort and Spa, Khorfakka