Things to do this weekend in the UAE for sport lovers

We take a look at some of the top sporting activities across the region so you can decide where to get your next activity fix.

On this weekend you will be able to go from clearing your mind and relaxing with Full Moon Friday yoga to watching the titanic Champions League final clash between Liverpool and Real Madrid.


What: Full Moon Friday Yoga
Date: 25 May
Where: Dubai Internet City, Building 1
Price:  FREE

Sponsored by Yogafirst, the event begins with a Hatha Flow session led by Peewee Sanchez, which includes a blend of classical hatha and playful vinyasa movements designed to awaken your body and mind ahead of Iftar. Following this, Jo Arganaz takes to the mat with 50 minutes dedicated to Yin Yoga. The event ends with a liberating Himalayan Kriya Yoga energy clearing and dynamic meditation experience with Pewee Sanchez and Sylvia Christensen from Kevala Foundation.


What: 2018 Champions League Final
Date: 26 May
Where: Various

With the major the domestic leagues and cups all now over means the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid is your last chance to catch some action till the 2018 World Cup. Two of the most iconic football clubs are set to battle out in the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Ukraine.

Places like Barasti, Dubliners, Loca and Stars ‘N’ Bars will all project football’s most prestigious club’s competition.


What: ADI Super Sprint Triathlon Series
Date: 26 May
Where: Nad Al Sheba 1
Price: Adults: AED150; Juniors (18 years and below): AED125

With Dubai’s fitness community blossoming, triathletes are finding exciting ways to increase their endurance levels and performance by entering challenging competitions right here in the city. The latest is the ADI Super Sprint Triathlon Series, where you’ll be tested for speed across the cycling, swimming and running legs.

Push your fitness to the limit with this sprint series, which comprises a 100m swim in a temperature controlled pool, a 3km cycling ride on tarred roads, and a 1km run across a grass field. You can even invite your friends and family to cheer you on as you blast through your fitness goals.