Competitors come in many forms, some are teams going toe-to-toe on a playing field whilst others pit their skills in digital arenas. Then there are those with no opponents, challenging themselves, and the status quo, in musical concert halls.
Women in the Middle East and North Africa are hurdling over stereotypes in sports. Inspire Middle East met up with four women from different countries in the region to see up close and personal how they are redefining what it means to be an Arab sportswoman.
As the Holy Month of Ramadan begins, we examine how children are embracing the spiritual time in the multicultural UAE. We also travel to Cairo to shine a light on ‘fawanees’, the colourful lanterns which hold great cultural significance for Egyptians at this time of the year.