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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Abu Dhabi

Population

4,700,000

Size

77,700km²

Languages

  • Arabic

United Arab Emirates profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Arabic

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
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Great Britain football team Giggs inspires GB win against UAE

Great Britain beat UAE at Wembley and a draw against Uruguay will take them through to the quarter-finals.

29 Jul 12

Nicolas Lodeiro Uruguay beat UAE after comeback

Men's Football

26 Jul 12

Uruguay come from behind to open their Olympic football campaign with a narrow victory over an impressive UAE.

Team GB coach Hope Powell at the group stage draw GB women should progress - Powell

Women's Football

24 Apr 12

Hope Powell believes Team GB "have every chance of progressing" to the knockout phase at London 2012 if they prepare properly.

Stuart Pearce Team GB seeded for Olympic draws

Women's Football

24 Apr 12

Team GB's men and women are named among the top seeds as they wait to find out their Olympic football opponents on Tuesday.

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United Arab Emirates at the Olympics

1984 First Olympic appearance