The Dubai Sports Council announced the launch of the first-of-its-kind “Dubai Schools Games”, in cooperation with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority in Dubai, and the organization of “ESM”. Private schools in Dubai participate in the session, and it aims to raise awareness in schools of the importance of playing sports And physical activity, as a means of promoting the physical and mental health and well-being of all.
This came during the technical meeting, which was held the day before yesterday, at the council’s headquarters in the Dubai Design District, during which Ali Omar Al Balushi, Director of the Sports Development Department at the Dubai Council, James Poweron, and Lee Holyway from the Organizing Committee spoke.
The tournament includes 14 games, including football, volleyball, basketball, swimming, table tennis, cycling, water polo, chess, golf, cross country, athletics, games for people of determination, netball, and electronic sports.
Teams from different age groups will participate in the session, from the age of under nine years to the age of under 19 years, for boys and girls, and a talent selection program will be implemented for all sports, and this initiative will provide an opportunity for all private school students to highlight their talents and athletic abilities. A sports file for each player, so that he can benefit from it during his transition to the university level.
The invitation to participate in the session was directed to all private schools in Dubai, which number 200 schools across the emirate, and they can register all their teams to participate with students of various physical levels, and participation will be free for all schools and students, and more than 50 schools have been registered upon the announcement. About the organization of the session, and registration will continue during the coming period through the official website of the Dubai Schools Games, via the following link: www.dubaischoolsgames.ae.
The championship is witnessing the application of a special protocol for competitions, which guarantees the accurate application of preventive and precautionary measures against “Covid-19”, and has been approved by the relevant authorities in Dubai.
Dubai Council receives a delegation from the Polish club Liga Warsaw
A delegation from the Polish club Liga Warsaw visited the headquarters of the Dubai Council, where they praised the Dubai Sports Conference and the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards in the development of world football. The club’s president, Darius Maidowski, said he was happy to set up his team’s camp in Dubai, stressing that the city has become an international center in football, and the best modern sports infrastructure is available.
He expressed his happiness with the gift of the Dubai Council, which is the English version of the book “My Story” by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The delegation received the Secretary General of the Council, Saeed Hareb, in the presence of the Director of the Development Department, Ali Omar, and during the meeting they discussed ways of cooperation between the two parties and investment opportunities.
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