first_imgFood District is preparing to open on November 8th as part of the Pointe on Palm Jumeriah. The two-storey, licensed dining hub in Dubai will welcome 13 homegrown concepts all under one roof – the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates.- Advertisement – OlderSofitel Dubai the Obelisk opens in Dubai- Advertisement – – Advertisement – This indoor and terrace location boasts front-row views of the largest dancing fountains in the world, the Palm Fountains, together with Atlantis vistas.The first floor showcases ten dine-in brands from trend-setting Dubai-based chefs, restaurateurs and food entrepreneurs, alongside two licensed bars. Meanwhile, the ground level houses an artisan coffee and café concept, with sandwiches, pastries and a gelato stall.- Advertisement – This new one-stop, dine-in food market offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, paired with wine, spirits and cocktails from the following specialty vendors, each helming their own booth.Food take-out through Deliveroo is also available. Customers scan QR code menus to choose dishes, paying at the respective vendor.last_img read more

first_img(REUTERS) – UEFA has released 236.5 million euros ($256 million) to its 55 member associations who are grappling with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe’s soccer governing body said on Monday.UEFA said each association would receive 4.3 million euros from a fund earmarked for targeted areas of development but decided to allow each association to “set its own priorities” due to the new coronavirus outbreak.“UEFA wants to help its members to respond in ways that are appropriate to their specific circumstances,” its president Aleksander Ceferin said in a statement here“As a result, we have agreed that up to 4.3 million euros per association, paid for the remainder of this season and next, as well as part of the investment funding, can be used as our members see fit to rebuild the football community.”UEFA is considering two possibilities for resuming its Champions League and Europa League competitions — run domestic and European competitions in parallel or complete domestic matches before restarting UEFA competitions in August.Soccer has been suspended across the continent since March and last week UEFA released nearly 70 million euros of compensation payments to clubs ahead of schedule to help deal with the loss of revenues due to the stoppage.last_img read more

first_imgPresident Buhari also recalled that the deceased was very good at his art, and would be sorely missed by the sporting community.He prayed that Oyebanji’s soul finds eternal rest and that God would comfort all those that mourned him.Oyebanji, who had been ill for some months, passed on at National Hospital, Abuja, on Saturday morning after a protracted battle with heart failure.Also his former constituency, Lagos State Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), described the demise of veteran sportscaster, Oyebanji as a monumental loss to the sports in the country.Lagos chairman, Mr. Debo Oshundun in a statement yesterday said late Oyebanji’s wealth of experience in the sports cirle would be greatly missed.He also prayed the family, close associates and friends would find the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.“He was a professional to core. I know he was a role model to most of us during active days at the Nigeria Television Authority. He presented the programme with a lot of dexterity and it is so unfortunately that he is no more with us but we cannot question God,” Oshundun stated.He served the NTA for 35 years in different capacity and retired as Managing Director of NTA Properties at the authority’s headquarters in Abuja.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sorrow at the passage of veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62.According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday, the President condoled with Oyebanji’s family, friends and colleagues, particularly at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).The president noted that the late Oyebanji had worked for 35 years at the NTA, making his mark as a sportscaster.last_img read more