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Emirates partners with ICONS Cup to welcome sporting stars from around the world to Dubai

posted on 15/04/2015: 1693 views



Emirates Airline will be sponsoring The ICONS Cup 2015 golf competition in Dubai, which will feature a host of celebrity competitors including English Rugby royalty Mike Tindall MBE, American boxer Oscar de La Hoya and surfer Kelly Slater.

Taking place from April 22-24, former Master's champion, Fred Couples, and European Ryder Cup captain, Darren Clarke will lead two all-star teams onto the Dubai Creek Golf Club for this free to attend event.

The teams of sporting icons confirmed so far include former basketball player Ray Allen, baseball greats Ken Griffey Jr. and Greg Maddux, football player Luis Figo, and cricket legends Kapil Dev and Shane Warne. More names will soon be announced.

As the Official Airline Partner for the event, Emirates will enjoy on site branding and hospitality.

Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Centre, Emirates Airline said, "The ICONS Cup 2015 golf competition is an innovative event with international appeal and it reaffirms Dubai's status as a premier destination for high profile sporting events. Emirates is a firm believer that sports, like air travel, has the power to connect people across the world. The beauty of this event is that it will bring together great players from other sport disciplines for friendly showcase of golf, in the ultimate meeting place for the world – Dubai."

Emirates, a strong supporter of golf, is the Official Airline of 25 golf events worldwide and a partner of the European Tour.

Dan Hudson, Commercial Director Worldwide Sports & Entertainment (WWSE), the boutique sports, events and lifestyle business that created the ICONS Cup said, "Emirates sets the global standard for luxury air travel. Its status perfectly aligns with our positioning of this event as a must-see lifestyle and sporting experience.” – Emirates News Agency, WAM –

http://www.wam.ae/en/news/economics/1395279264292.html

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