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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

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

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