WSG Dubai

The World School Games 2024 saw schools from across the globe showcase their talents in athletics, swimming, and football in the U11, U13, and U15 age groups as students returned to Dubai for the flagship event in the World School Games Event Series. The highly anticipated opening ceremony marked the commencement of the festivities, setting the stage for an exhilarating three days of sport. The special guest for the morning was Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Eilish McColgan, who addressed athletes, coaches and spectators before competition got underway and shared her story of hard work and determination. The Commonwealth Games champion and Team GB athlete’s words resonated with the young athletes, offering motivation and encouragement as they embarked on their journey of competition. As with any World School Games event, there was a welcome appearance from Atlas the Eagle – who showed off some impressive dance moves on the Dubai track – before the

It's that exciting time once more as we welcome the return of the World School Games to the vibrant city of Dubai this week with schools from across the globe gearing up to showcase their talents in 2024. Schools hailing from countries such as Russia, Greece and the United Arab Emirates will converge in the luxurious setting of Dubai for an exhilarating week of sports, encompassing athletics, swimming, and football across U11, U13, and U15 age groups. The eagerly awaited opening ceremony will kick off the festivities on Thursday morning, with students gearing up for athletic events shortly after. Friday will witness international teams making a splash in swimming events to accrue points for their schools. On Saturday, the global football stage will see new champions crowned, concluding the World School Games with an exciting football tournament before the gala dinner and awards ceremony. The participating schools competing in the three-day international youth

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

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