The World School Basketball Championships made a sensational return to the beautiful Persian Gulf coast as worldwide teams hooped it out at the prestigious New York University, Abu Dhabi over the weekend. Excitement filled the courts as players and coaches were determined to bring home a championship during the three-day tournament at the New York University, Abu Dhabi sports centre and it was amazing seeing teams give it their all until the buzzer hit zero. A squad that went above and beyond in the WSG Basketball Championships was British International School Cairo (BISC), as they became victorious in three out of four age categories and were the first Egyptian School to play in the autumn classic tournament. Having a home-court advantage paid off for one Abu Dhabi school, Raha International School Raptors’ U13 boys team were crowned champions on their own soil. Raptors’ basketballers were thrilled to be a part of the action
After a three-year hiatus, the World School Basketball Championships returns to luxurious Abu Dhabi this weekend as worldwide teams will be competing in the United Arab Emirates. Schools from Jordan, Egypt, Russia and the United Arab Emirates will travel to the prestigious New York University, Abu Dhabi for an exciting weekend on the court which tips off on Friday 11th of November, with the best team at each age group crowned World Schools Basketball Cup Champions. Matches will take place at New York University, Abu Dhabi’s sports centre, which annually hosts international sporting events, and Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. Basketballers of all ages will be given their shot to shine in one of the world’s most iconic cities. The tournament will welcome U13 – U19 boys and U15 girls competitions with a group stage and elimination fixtures for all participating squads, including a three-point contest hosted on Friday. All teams entering the autumn
The World Schools Football Cup made a spectacular return to Salou as teams from across the globe battled it out in the Spanish sun over two days of tournament action. Players and coaches gave their all for the duration of the competition at the wonderful Futbol Salou complex and it was fantastic to see so many teams showing great determination and skill throughout the tournament. A huge well done to everyone who took part, it was an honour to see you all back on the field with smiles on your faces. Check out the aftermovie below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWxB7YLm50s&t=10s Our 2022 Roll of Honour: U11 Boys GoldTF TarragonaSilverTASIS PortugalBronzeSt Anthony's U13 Boys GoldNAS Dubai 1SilverSafa Community School PurpleBronzeNAS Dubai 2 U15 Boys GoldAll Saints SecondarySilverGEMS WEKBronzeBrighton College Abu Dhabi U17 Boys GoldEverton Football CollegeSilverNSABronzeAIS Riyadh U13 Girls GoldRoquetencSilverSafa Community SchoolBronzeTASIS Portugal U15 Girls GoldVCESilverSafa Community SchoolBronzeBritish College Gava To view the full image galleries from the event please click here. 2023 Dates Confirmed We are delighted to confirm the World Schools
After a three year wait, The World Schools Football Cup finally returned to Barcelona this weekend. The tournament is underway and teams are battling hard to make their place in Saturday's showpiece finals. Hosted an hour outside the iconic footballing city of Barcelona, at the Futbol Salou complex which regularly plays host to professional clubs and international squads, the players taking part are being given the chance to perform on an impressive stage with big prizes up for grabs. Rory McBride, of the WSG Events Organising Committee, said: "The first day of action embodied our values at WSG. Fantastic performances on the pitch, excellent sportsmanship off it. We can't wait to see what the finals day has in store." We are excited to bring you a wide range of live multimedia from throughout the event. If you're looking to follow your team's progress, the #WSGFootball Media Hub is your one stop resource for
After a three-year lay-off the World Schools Football Cup returns to the sunny shores of Spain later this week as teams from across the globe descend on Salou for the event’s second edition. Sides from Columbia, Spain, Portugal, Scotland, England, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will travel to Futbol Salou for two days of football action which kick off on Friday, with the best team at each age category crowned World Schools Football Cup champions. The event will welcome U11 – U17 boys squads alongside the U13 and U15 girls age categories with group stage and knockout matches for all participating sides. After a successful inaugural event in 2019, the World Schools Football Cup is back with more teams, more age categories and a bigger opening ceremony than ever before. Hosted an hour outside the iconic footballing city of Barcelona, at the Futbol Salou complex which regularly plays host to professional clubs
Full photo galleries are now available from the World Schools Netball Cup hosted by Loughborough University 30th June - 2nd July 2022. Click here for individual & team photos. Click here for action photos. Click here for ceremony & presentation photos.
Teams from across the globe are will travel to Abu Dhabi for the second edition of the World School Basketball Championships, hosted at New York University, in November 2022. The tournament will take place 11-13 November, with teams from across the Middle East, Europe and Asia set to take part in a bid to be crowned winners of the World School Basketball Championships. Following a successful debut event in 2019 we are excited to bring schools the second edition of the tournament, with some exciting new elements in the pipeline for later this year. This year’s event will see a three-point contest take centre stage as well as player screening assessments which will open doors to young athletes hoping to continue their educational and sporting journey as part of the US college system. Commenting on the launch of the World School Basketball Championships, James Hair of the WSG Events Organising Committee said: “We are delighted
The World School Games Event Series is delighted to confirm the return of The World School Swim Championships in 2023. The event will once again take place at the iconic London Aquatics Centre, the venue for the 2012 Olympic Games. The key information for the event is as follows: Dates: 12-14 May 2023Venue: London Aquatics CentreAge groups: U11, U13, U15 & U19 Boys & Girls To register your interest in attending in 2023 click here.
The inaugural World School Swim Championships took place at the London Aquatics Centre last weekend (21st & 22nd May) as hundreds of young swimmers made their long-awaited return to large-scale school sports events. Schools from across the UK and Dubai travelled to the London 2012 Olympic pool to test themselves on the world stage in front of family, friends and fellow student athletes. The competition took place over two days with U11 – U17 students eligible to take part. Former Olympic swimmer Ross Davenport was on hand ahead of the event to provide some of the schools with a masterclass, giving the students the chance to find out what it takes to make it in the pool and pose for pictures with Davenport’s Commonwealth Games gold medals. Speaking before the event Davenport said: "It is an honour to be back at the scene of one of my proudest moments in swimming, representing Team
Team GB Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Ross Davenport was today unveiled as the official ambassador for The World School Swim Championships 2022. The inaugural event will take place at London Aquatics Centre, the home of swimming at the 2012 Olympic Games, on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May. It is the latest expansion of The World School Games event series, which provides opportunities across the globe for school athletes to compete in world class sporting facilities, with other host cities including Abu Dhabi, Barcelona and Dubai. Davenport said: "It is an honour to be back at the scene of one of my proudest moments in swimming, representing Team GB on home soil at the Olympic Games in 2012. It is an incredible opportunity for these young student athletes to compete at these facilities against other schools from across the globe. Events like this are so important to young people both