Abu Dhabi

107 results

Rory McIlroy: led by two shots with seven holes to go but eventually finished one shot adrift of winner Li Haotong. Photograph: Mahmoud Khaled/EPA

The optimist, or the pessimist? Is the glass half-full, or is it half-empty? Half-full, surely. Rory McIlroy’s return to duty in the desert, firstl(...)

Hong Kong is seen as a major threat due to major Chinese banks moving in to fund leasing companies there. Photograph: iStock

The latest figures from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), published in December 2017, have forecast net profit for the industry of $(...)

Rory McIlroy: finished in a share of third place on his return to competitive action in   Abu Dhabi.  Photograph: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty

Tommy Fleetwood has started the new season like he finished the old one, at the top of the European Tour order of merit. Yet, the Englishman – up t(...)

People look at an artwork depicting Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, in Doha. Since the imposition of a boycott of Qatar by other Gulf states, Tamim has become the object of a fervent personality cult. Photograph: Naseem Zeitoon/Reuters

For the emir of Qatar, there has been little that money can’t buy. As a teenager he dreamed of becoming the Boris Becker of the Arab world, so his par(...)

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson are being well paid to compete in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Isn’t all professional sport about filthy lucre? The measure of success is reflected in inflated bank balances, the bigger the better; and for those a(...)

A former executive at BP for 10 years, he was hired to spearhead the IPO for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company

Abu Dhabi may be home now for John Carey, but it seems like the oilman from Kilkenny is destined always to be on the road. Since moving to the United (...)

Rory McIlroy plays the 18th hole  during a practice round ahead of Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship at Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

A year on from when it all went wrong, withdrawing prior to the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship due to a rib injury that would plague him and have reperc(...)

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani: economic siege has pushed Gulf state closer to Iran and has ensured he is probably the most secure ruler in the region. Photograph: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images

If a cult of personality is essential for absolute rulers to maintain power then Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the emir of Qatar, has nothing to fe(...)

Belgium’s David Goffin of Belgium serves to Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis on day five of the 2018 Hopman Cup in Perth. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic is finally set to return to action next week after six months out with an elbow injury and will then decide whether to take part in the(...)

 Leona Maguire: “It is about fine-tuning everything and getting that little bit better.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Number 1 An intimidating presence? Leona Maguire, all 5ft 6in tall, doesn’t immediately fit the profile. She is engaging in conversation, modest, eve(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »