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Sports Events in Abu Dhabi

Some of the world's biggest sporting events feature on the Abu Dhabi events calendar every year. Huge names, federations and tournaments are making Abu Dhabi a must-visit destination for sports enthusiasts, year-round. Fans of basketball come to see their NBA heroes play preseason games, golfing fanatics enjoy watching the sport's greatest at the Abu Dhabi Championship and who could forget the world-famous Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, a thrilling finale to the Formula 1 season every year. That's just a drop in the ocean of the unmissable sports action in Abu Dhabi. 

Here are some of the amazing sporting events in Abu Dhabi you need to witness in 2023.

Bike Abu Dhabi Gran Fondo 2023

Gear up for the exhilarating Bike Abu Dhabi Gran Fondo! This edition presents a challenging 154km race from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain. With a total prize pool of AED 2,000,000, participants can compete in overall and age categories. Riders will start in different speed groups, including elite men, women, and teams. The remaining participants will be grouped by average speed. Choose your speed group and unleash your cycling abilities in this epic race. Don't miss the opportunity to be part of this thrilling event, where adrenaline and determination meet on the roads of Abu Dhabi.

Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The 2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix takes place over 58 laps of the exhilarating 5.3-kilometre Yas Marina Circuit on Yas Island. Fans of Formula 1 gravitate to Abu Dhabi each year for a thrilling finale to the season. This November, take your seat to witness some of the world's greatest drivers including Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Max Verstappen. It's not all about race day however - the whole weekend is jam packed with fun things to do around the track, and you can also see global music stars take to the stage at the after-race concerts!

World Supercross GP Abu Dhabi

Rev up your excitement for a groundbreaking event in the heart of the Middle East! Ethara proudly presents the inaugural World Supercross GP Abu Dhabi, set to ignite the Etihad Arena on Yas Island this November. Get ready for heart-pounding thrills, electrifying pyrotechnics, and edge-of-your-seat action, catering to fans from around the world. This event merges the intensity of dirt battlegrounds with the majesty of Middle Eastern sand dunes, promising an exceptional experience both on and off the track.