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

International athletes exceeded expectations in last week’s U11 World School Games 2023 in Dubai, with many leaving as global champions. Schools from around the globe were ready for the international challenge to display their talents on the big stage. Furthermore, 15 schools around the world, including teams from the UAE, Russia and Greece, competed against one another in sports. Each school competed in a three-day event which comprised competing in swimming, football, and athletics in development or performance categories. The development table being for athletes newer to the respect sport, as the performance competition for more experienced athletes in the particular game. Further, each team look to take points from each sporting event to contribute to overall World School Games table points. After many success stories happening over the weekend, it's hard to choose the best moments. However, here are a few moments that stood out in the recent three-day event. On day two spectators were able to

It's been a remarkable start for international schools showcasing their talents on the global stage in the U11 World School Games. Students across the globe are having quite the eventual time in Dubai for entertaining The World School Games 2023. Day one of the games consisted of an incredible opportunity for pupils, as it allowed youngsters to test their athletic capabilities through track and field events. Throwing past his competition at the Dubai Sports Complex, Federico of Dubai International Academy went the distance by have a strong performance at the javelin field event. We caught up with him to asked how he feels about playing in the worldwide experience. "I think it's going well, honestly having all these schools here is amazing, from all around the word, it's just an amazing event…training, getting jerseys with your names, all the preparation we've been through this week, through this month, through two months, has been spectacular.

Recently schools across the globe were filled with joy as they experience many exciting opportunities at the WSG Dubai opening festivities. Now as the final minutes ticked down to the start of The World School Games 2023 this week in Dubai, a pre-event media event was in store for participating schools. Over half-dozen international schools spanning three countries would be attending in the highly talked about media session. To tip off the experience, pupils, parents, and coaches gathered to watch highlights from last year's successful World School Games. Now as the excitement grew, it was time for youngsters to take a speech in a press conference-style interview. Leading to big questions to be answered in the interview. Furthermore, questions asked included their feelings about going against fellow international schools, and who has inspired them to play on the global stage. Flashes began as teams gathered for a selfie around the golden

Due to unfortunate weather circumstances, the U11 World School Games 2023 will now have a rain schedule in place. Athletics events will now be played this Friday and Saturday, 27th and 28th January, respectively. Swimming races will still take place as intended this Friday. While the football tournament remains to partake on Saturday. We at The World School Games appreciate your understanding and patience through this ongoing matter. Further, will continue to provide any itinerary updates for this week's youth sport action. Please see the complete rain schedule below: DateTimeEventLocationWednesday, 25th January14:00Travelling teams check inAthlete hotelFriday, 27th January07:00Buses depart for Hamdan Sports ComplexHotel receptionFriday, 27th January07:45Teams arrive at Hamdan Sports ComplexHamdan Sports ComplexFriday, 27th January08:00SWIM | Warm ups beginHamdan Sports ComplexFriday, 27th January09:00SWIM | Heats beginHamdan Sports ComplexFriday, 27th January11:00SWIM | Finals beginHamdan Sports ComplexFriday, 27th January12:00Teams depart for ISD Dubai Sports CityHamdan Sports ComplexFriday, 27th January13:00ATHLETICS | Field events beginISD Dubai

It's that time of year again, The World School Games returns to fabulous Dubai this Thursday as schools across the globe look to display their talents in 2023. Schools from Greece, Russia and the United Arab Emirates will travel to luxurious Dubai for an exciting week of U11 sport in athletics, swimming, and football. Youngsters will feel what it's like to be in the spotlight by attending a pre-media session on Tuesday, 24th January. During this media experience pupils will be interviewed about how they feel competing on the global stage to having their pictures taken with the official trophy of the games. The local media group, Gulf Youth Sport will host the event and provide further coverage of the young athletes and their schools during the games. You can stay up to date with Gulf Youth Sport's media coverage of the World School Games by clicking here. The highly anticipated opening ceremony

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: 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