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  1. Who's afraid of big, bad Manchester City?

    Colin Randall

    The Abu Dhabi buyout that revolutionised the fortunes of Manchester City happened while I was living in the UAE capital, though news of it was announced just after I witnessed, during a long weekend home, old City's demolition of Sunderland at the St...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
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  3. Man City as a PR vehicle

    Simon Curtis

    Not so long ago the thought that anybody in reasonable control of their mental faculties should entertain the idea of using Manchester City Football Club to cast a positive light across its own reputation would have seemed like Winona Ryder pilfering...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  4. Man City owners "using club as vehicle"

    ESPN staff

    Premier League news

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  5. The three wise men

    Simon Curtis

    Originally, it was said that they arrived on the backs of heavily laden camels, bearing a plethora of gifts that glittered and shined in an uncanny way. They almost certainly had sand between their toes and worn, ruddy, wind-blasted complexions after...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  6. A brief history of samba

    Simon Curtis

    The arrival of Fernandinho to the Etihad this week brings another native of this planet's favourite footballing nation to Manchester City supporters' close attention. Once upon a time this would have been an unfeasibly exotic development for us all t...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  7. New York City Blues

    Simon Curtis

    Unless you have been sleeping under a bush for the past 24 hours, you are well aware that Manchester City have expanded their activities into the U.S. by acquiring a majority stake in New York City FC, the newest franchise in MLS. The team with t...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  8. Manchester City owners set for MLS franchise

    Kristan Heneage

    The head of the owners of Manchester City is reported to be close to buying the franchise for a second MLS team in New York, the New York Times has reported.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  9. Endurance Sports - How good can triathlete Andrew Starykowicz get...

    Adam Elder

    Pro triathlete Andrew Starykowicz started his 2012 season in an Arab prison and finished it with a world record. What does 2013 hold, and how good can this uber-cyclist get?

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  10. Nike 5-year sponsorship deal with Rory McIlroy worth less than re...

    Bob Harig

    Nike says it has signed a sponsorship deal with No. 1-ranked Rory McIlroy for a reported $200 million.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  11. Olyroos need win, or Games hopes finished

    Guy Hand

    The Olyroos must beat the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday, or their slim Olympic Games qualification hopes are over.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  12. Eto'o for Beckham? Lampard?

    Scott French

    The newest big name to emerge as a potential replacement for David Beckham: Samuel Eto'o. An old name gaining traction: Frank Lampard. Eto'o first. The National, an English-language daily in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, reports that Major L...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  13. Best Bets Oct. 23/24: What to watch

    Scott French

    SUNDAY, OCT. 23 TELEVISION ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE Manchester City at Manchester United Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 5:30 a.m. City's 2008 purchase by a consortium affiliated with the Abu Dhabi royal family, and the riches that has...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  14. Manchester City to rename venue Etihad Stadium

    Manchester City says it will rename City of Manchester Stadium the Etihad Stadium in a 10-year sponsorship with the Abu Dhabi-based airline.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  15. Yemen-Singapore '12 qualifier to be held in UAE

    Yemen's twice-delayed 2012 Olympic soccer qualifier against Singapore will now be played in the United Arab Emirates.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  16. Rafael Nadal, Lindsey Vonn win Laureus Sports Awards

    Spain's Rafael Nadal and American Lindsey Vonn are the winners of this year's Laureus Sports Awards.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  17. Inter Milan wins FIFA Club World Cup championship

    Inter Milan won the Club World Cup on Saturday, defeating TP Mazembe 3-0 to end the surprising run of the African champion.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2010