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What sport is on this week in the UAE?

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There is no shortage of top sporting events in the UAE and here’s our one-stop diary of everything that’s going on.

Are you taking part in an event this week?

Share your experiences with us, get in touch on Twitter or via Facebook.

Tuesday, October 25

PAKISTAN VS WEST INDIES – SECOND TEST – FINAL DAY

Pakistan will look to retain their status as the number one Test side in the world with victory over the West Indies in the UAE.

WHEN: 10:00
WHERE: Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium

Wednesday October 26

KIBSONS/DASSA SCHOOLS X-COUNTRY – JUNIORS RACE 1

Sponsored by Kibsons International, this cross-country three-race series allows students to compete against each other. Hundreds flocked to the Rashid School for Boys in February to watch athletes run on grass, sand gravel and asphalt within the school grounds.

WHEN: 15:30
WHERE: Dubai, Rashid School for Boys, Nad Al Sheba

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ABU DHABI CLEVELAND CLINIC CYCLE FOR HEALTH

The event, suitable for all fitness levels, aims to instil a bike-commuting culture and promote healthier attitudes within the capital.

WHEN: 17:00
WHERE: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Al Maryah Island

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Thursday October 27 

ULTIMATE RACENIGHT ATHLETICS LEAGUE – RACE 1

The Ultimate Racenight League is an open series of six Race meets. Similiar to professional athletics’ Diamond League, athletes are allocated points based on their finishing position in each event.

WHEN: 17:00
WHERE: Dubai Sports City
WEBSITE: ultimateathleticsuae.com

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Friday October 28

WESTIN KILOMARATHON 2016

In support of Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ ‘Road to Awareness’ fundraiser, runners will tackle one of the world’s most illustrious golf courses, Abu Dhabi Golf Club.

WHEN: 19:00
WHERE: The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

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NEO RUN 2016

The UAE’s neon fun runs returns to bring a touch of colour to Halloween.

The 2016 edition at Zayed Sports City is set to welcome a record number of attendees as participants are encouraged to traverse the 5km course while enduring scares, splashes and sprays from luminous neon UV paint.

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WHEN: 19:00
WHERE: Abu Dhabi, Zayed Sports City
WEBSITE: neorun.com/halloween

RED BULL CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES FINALE 2016

Established in 2009, Red Bull’s Cliff Diving World Series sees divers plunge from a 28-metre high platform, demonstrating awesome acrobatics on the way down.

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WHEN: 18:00 – 21:15
WHERE: Pier 7, Dubai Marina
WEBSITE: redbullcliffdiving.com/en_AE/event/dubai-2016

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS DUBAI 2016

The Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 90th anniversary celebrations to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium this October.

In Dubai, the Globetrotters will grace the court with a star-studded line-up featuring the likes of Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm.

WHEN: 18:00-02:00
WHERE: Dubai, The Aviation Club Hotel Tennis Centre, Garhoud
WEBSITE: harlemglobetrotters.com

2XU TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIPS – RACE 1

Super Sports Dubai presents the 2XU Triathlon Championships. The three-race series offers aspiring triathletes and returning participants the perfect opportunity to get back into shape.

Click here for more event details.

WHEN: 07:00
WHERE: Dubai, Mamzar

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ABRaS AC 10K AND 3K – RACE 1

In the eight years since its humble beginnings, ABRas AC has established itself as one of the UAE’s elite running clubs.

With each passing year, the 3km & 10km races have grown in popularity and it’s no wonder given the surrounds of Mina Seyahi’s Le Meridien and Westin hotel grounds – with their pristine beaches, serene ocean waters,  and vibrant gardens.

WHEN: 07:00
WHERE: Dubai, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
WEBSITE: Oceanic Triathlon Series

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THE NEW BALANCE BEACH RUN SERIES PRESENTED BY DAMAN ACTIVELIFE

The Beach Run series is an inclusive family-orientated event catering for runners of various abilities and fitness.

Organised by Sport360 in association with Daman ActiveLife, the run comes to the shores of Ras Al Khaimah for the first time after the success of the inaugural event in Dubai in January.

Supporters not so keen to dust off their trainers are still encouraged to take part in the festivities, with a carnival atmosphere in the race village packed with food, music, entertainment and other exciting activities.

WHEN: 15:00
WHERE: Ras Al Khaimah, The Cove Rotana Resort

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SPINNEYS DUBAI 92 CYCLE CHALLENGE – BUILD-UP – RIDE 3

The sixth edition of the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge saw 1,850 cyclists from across the world hit the streets.

While eager cyclists await the December race, there is still ample time for proper preparation in the form of four build-up races that increase in distance.

Click here for full ticket details.

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WHEN: 06:00-09:00
WHERE: Dubai, Al Qudra Cycle Track

TALISE FITNESS FIESTA

The Fitness Fiesta will provide a range of classes emphasising different key aspects of fitness, namely flexibility, cardio and strength.

The event will be closely looked after by the region’s best instructors, who will provide insight and tips on these high intensity exercises.

Click here for full ticket details.

WHEN: 07:00 – 20:00
WHERE: Dubai, Amphitheatre Madinat Jumeirah, Al Sufouh

Saturday October 29

ABU DHABI SWIMMING FESTIVAL 2016

The event, organised by Professional Sports Group in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, offers family fun and challenges for all age groups and abilities with seven different races held during the day.

Click here for more information.

WHEN: 06:30
WHERE: Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace

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Sunday October 30

PAKISTAN VS WEST INDIES – THIRD TEST – DAY 1

Pakistan will look to retain their status as the number one Test side in the world with victory over the West Indies in the UAE.

WHEN: 10:00
WHERE: Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Industrial Area

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