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dazzling 07-24-2008 01:02 PM

Dubai Ruling Family at the Beijing Olympics - 2008
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dazzling 07-24-2008 01:17 PM

Royals participating Beijing 2008 Olympic games are;

Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum for Karate

Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum for Show Jumping

Both Sheikh Ahmad Mohammad Hasher Al Maktoum & Sheikh Saeed Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum for Skeet Shooting

dazzling 07-26-2008 02:20 PM

Sheikh Saaed Bin Maktoum arrives in Beijing ahead of the games

Ahmed bin Hasher ready to defend Olympic title
..Olympic champion Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Hasher Al Maktoum who earned UAE its first ever gold... - Full Article

Emirati Olympic shooting gold medalist Sheikh Ahmed bin Hasher al-Maktoum, a member of Dubai's ruling family, prepares for a training session at Nad al-Shiba in Dubai, July 27, 2008, just hours before leaving for China to defend his title in the double trap shooting event (MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images )

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dazzling 07-31-2008 05:34 AM

Here is an article about P.Haya arriving ahead of the games at Beijing airport

Adamari 08-01-2008 12:17 PM

Jordanian princess arrives in Beijing for Olympics_English_Xinhua

Jordanian princess arrives in Beijing for Olympics

BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Princess Haya bint Al-Hussein of Jordan arrived in Beijing at Thursday noon for the Olympic Games as an accredited dignitary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).



Members of the IOC, including Gerhard Heiberg, Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, Richard Carrion, Juan Antonio Samaranch and Carlos Vasquez Rana, were shown the Village’s Polyclinic, which provides the very latest medical support technology to the individual teams housed in the village.

dazzling 08-04-2008 06:22 AM

A picture of P.Haya arriving athe Beijing airport with her daughter

BEIJING - AUGUST 02: Saeed Al Maktoum of the United Arab Emirates practices shooting at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall ahead of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 2, 2008 in Beijing, China.
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Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images


Reprted byGulf-News that

Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum .... is expected to attend the much anticipated Games opening ceremony in Beijing on Friday.

dazzling 08-05-2008 05:34 AM

For the full article go to


Maitha wants to make UAE proud

"I am honoured and excited to have been selected as a member of UAE Olympic team for the Beijing Olympiad and I will do my best to make my motherland proud," said Shaikha Maitha.
She will be competing in the 67kg category of the taekwondo event ...

dazzling 08-05-2008 03:14 PM

Tomorrow the UAE flad will be risen in the Olympic Village. The UAE delegation will attened (those who are already there). Sheikh Saeed & Sheikh Ahmed along to a few others. No word yet if Sheikha Latifa has arrived yet. Sheikha Maith arrives tomorrow, hope in time.

Article can be found here

Turkish Delight 08-06-2008 10:47 AM

Maitha bint Mohammed arrives in Beijing

WAM article

salma 08-06-2008 01:45 PM

Princess Haya looks nice with blue dress yesterday. (pics IBL)

dazzling 08-07-2008 05:19 AM

Royal visit for Village people as the Games draw near

Princess Haya said that the Chinese have lived up to their promises as hosts.
"The athletes are all talking about the Village, the facilities, the welcome that they've had, and so far the atmosphere here is really super... - Full Article

Jumping to ‘noble’ challenge

She is the first Emirati woman to take part in an Olympic equestrian event and only the second Arab lady after Princess Haya bint al Hussein, who took part in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Sheikha Latifa qualified for the Games with a brilliant effort on the concluding day of the Qatar International Show Jumping Championship in March last year, clocking 47.72secs in the jump-off to book her ticket.

“I was under tremendous pressure in the first two rounds and it is always difficult to perform under pressure,” said Sheikha Latifa after qualifying. “It wasn’t an easy course, as we saw not many riders get through, but in the end all that matters is the qualifier for the Olympics and I have done it.”... - Full Article

Princess Mahala 08-07-2008 05:23 AM

Princess haya Vdeo Speaking about the games in english very nice :flowers::
Saddling up for Olympics

dazzling 08-07-2008 05:34 AM

Ahmad to attend opening ceremony of Beijing Games

Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of the Emirates Group and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee, will attend the Opening Ceremony in Beijing tomorrow... - Full Article

Giving is Winning
The FEI President, HRH Princess Haya, took part in the latest boost for the successful “Giving is Winning” campaign at the Olympic Village in Beijing.
Giving is Winning is a joint IOC-UNHCR (United Nations High ... - Full Article

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salma 08-07-2008 10:33 AM

Princess Haya today

ines 08-07-2008 10:48 AM

She is like a celebrity there at the Olimpics, isn't she?

Turkish Delight 08-07-2008 11:41 AM

Sheikha Maitha to carry flag for UAE

Sheikha Maitha to carry flag for UAE - The National Newspaper article

Princess Haya ‘still an athlete’

Princess Haya ‘still an athlete’ - The National Newspaper article

Fatisse taleb 08-07-2008 01:16 PM

She is such an amazing arab women we are very proud of her. She is very beautiful too and wonderful in this interview with CNN.

dazzling 08-07-2008 03:10 PM


Originally Posted by salma (Post 808141)

Here is the article to go with the pictures ;)

acupoftea 08-07-2008 08:49 PM

Does anyone know if Sheikha Maitha's mother or Sheikha Hind are going to the Olympics? No announcements, I suppose.

USCtrojan 08-07-2008 10:45 PM


Originally Posted by Princess Mahala (Post 808085)
Princess haya Vdeo Speaking about the games in english very nice :flowers::
Saddling up for Olympics

What a great video... Thank You for sharing... She speaks beautiful english. I love her slight accent.

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