Pictures | Sport
Fans ecstatic after UAE's historic feat
Emiratis , Arabs and other expatriates had joint celebrations after the tourists rallied to beat much-fancied Uzbekistan 3-2 in the Asian qualifiers.
Fans watched the much-anticipated UAE-Uzbekistan match at their workplaces, cafes, restaurants, social clubs and homes. Football fans celebrated the UAE’s maiden qualification for the Olympic Games in great spirits. The historic inclusion after a tightly-fought match had fans on tenterhooks. Football fever is expected to grip the UAE until the young sporting icons step foot in London.
Picture editor's choice
All the action from the the qualifying session at Yas Marina racetrack.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrates her father’s birthday by gifting 100 surgeries to children born with cleft palates
Abu Dhabi’s latest retail destination, opens its doors to visitors with multiple new retail brands