March 2022

The World School Games made a hugely successful return to Dubai after a two-year absence as over 900 students from across the globe took part in four days of top-class sporting competition. St Saviour’s School Ikoyi, Children’s International School and Chrisland School made the journey from Nigeria to join schools from across Dubai at the event which was established in 2018. Three age groups competed at the same event for the first time with U11, U13 and U15 categories providing an opportunity to showcase the very best talent in athletics, swimming and football on the world stage. With overall Games points available on all three competition days in addition to medals for the top performing competitors in each event, every place counted towards the team standings. The Games opened on Thursday 10 March at Dubai Sports City Sports Park with Dubai Eye’s Robbie Greenfield in charge of proceedings during the opening ceremony, with flag-bearers

A warm welcome to Dubai and the 2022 World School Games. After two years without The Games we are absolutely delighted to play host to students, staff and spectators in the UAE once again. This year will see U11, U13 and U15 school teams compete across the same weekend in what is set to be the biggest World School Games to date.The Covid-19 pandemic rocked us all in early 2020 and at times during the months which followed we were unsure how long it would be until normality returned. With sport a hugely important part of the lives of students across the world we are very pleased to present the World School Games this year. With two years off we have had the chance to reflect on the World School Games, and the World School Games Event Series more widely, and make some improvements which we hope will make each event more enjoyable for

The World School Games is delighted to confirm a new partnership with Eshara Water, the UAE’s leading producer of atmospheric water generators (AWG’s). Head Quartered in Abu Dhabi, Eshara’s generators create an instant supply of high quality drinking water from the air that we breathe, through a hyper-efficient condensing process. As World School Games continues to grow its commercial partnerships both domestically and internationally, it is delighted to welcome Eshara as its first ever sustainability partner. Eshara generators will be on display at the upcoming event in Dubai, providing high quality drinking water for athletes and spectators, whilst the brand will feature on the athlete’s participation shirts. Eshara is playing a key role in the 'Dubai Can' initiative with generators in place at both Mall of the Emirates and Deira City Centre metro stations and is working closely with the World School Games to expand its reach to the UAE schools’ market. The