Dubai

Dubai Considering Bid To Host 2020 Olympics

We’re not seeing this one. Money is not the only requirement for a good Olympic host city. You also need a large and receptive population to embrace the Games, buy tickets, and give the Games a sense of place. Dubai is not that kind of city. It is relatively small and remote, it lacks history […]

Gebrselassie Eyes Marathon World Record In Dubai

World record holder wants $1 million prize. Ethiopian marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie will try to lower his mark this Friday in Dubai, UAE at the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon. At the pre-race press conference Gebrselassie said, “I’ve made sure I’m in perfect shape, but everything has to be perfect, the weather, the pacemakers. […]