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Emirates Collaborates with ESPN

Emirates has collaborated with ESPN to produce Flying the Flag, a four-part documentary following the stories of four athletes in the UAE as they prepare to compete on the world stage.

The series began on November 29, ahead of UAE National Day, reinforcing the power of sport and the pride of these athletes to represent the UAE’s progress as a young nation on the world stage of sports.

The series focuses on the stories of athletes in four different sports, Zahra Lari, figure skater; Al Balooshi, national motocross champion; Chirag Suri, Indian cricket and Shadia Bseiso, the first Arab female wrestler from the Middle East to sign a contract with the WWE.