February 2023

Young stars went above expectations in last week’s U13 & U15 World School Games 2023 in Dubai, with many leaving as proud winners. Schools from around the globe were ready to compete in sport on the international stage. Furthermore, eight schools from around the world, including teams from the following nations: England, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and Kazakhstan, played hard against one another in the global event. Each school competed in the entertaining three-day event that consisted of swimming, football, and athletics matchups in the U13 & U15 age categories. Additionally, every team looked to gain points from each sport to contribute to the overall U13 & U15 World School Games table points, respectively. Well done to all participating athletes and schools in last week’s action! Check out the aftermovie and roll of honour lists below:  U13 Roll of Honour: SchoolOverall PointsDIA260JESS Dubai250Safa Community School200GEMS WSO170ACS Cobham160AIS Riyadh105South View95German International70Brookes Moscow40 U15 Roll of Honour: SchoolPointsJESS Dubai240DIA200Safa Community School170AIS

It’s been a remarkable start for international schools showcasing their talents on the global stage in the U13 & U15 World School Games 2023. Students from across the globe are gathering together in sunny Dubai for the electrifying World School Games 2023. Day one of the games began with a surprise visit from a former World Cup footballer. Chelsea legend Mikel John Obi came to provide motivational words of wisdom to youngsters. He then stated, "Days like this are amazing; the things you see here [at The World School Games] are amazing. I see kids out here having fun, trying different sports, trying to figure out who they are, and what sports they want to do. This day was something special for me." Nigerian legend Jon Boi Mikal proudly hoists the official World School Games 2023 trophy. Further day one festivities continued for students as they tested their athletic capabilities on the track and

It’s almost here, the U13 & U15 edition of The World School Games 2023 is set to take place later this week in delightful Dubai. Schools from around the globe will make the adventurous trek to the gorgeous Gulf to display their athletic capabilities in athletics, football, and swimming. There will be no shortage of countries represented at the games, as teams will represent the nations of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Nigeria, England, Kazakhstan, and Russia. The highly anticipated opening ceremony kicks off the games’ festivities this Wednesday for U13 and U15 action, as students will then run, jump, and throw past the competition in athletics events on Thursday. We are proud to partner with Gulf Youth Sport (GYS) for this year's games. The media organisation will be following the entertaining week of sport by taking pictures throughout the event. You can view all the latest pictures of the event by visiting the GYS page