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: 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.