Find out what's new at this year's Dubai Sports World

Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Sports Council reveal new offerings for the ninth edition of Dubai Sports World, taking place from June 19
Find out what's new at this year's Dubai Sports World
By Sam Bridge
Mon 27 May 2019 06:56 PM

Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) and Dubai Sports Council (DSC) have announced new offerings for the ninth edition of Dubai Sports World, taking place from June 19 until September 10.

Just Play, the UAE’s multisport academy will be presenting Just Action - an adrenaline packed arena for thrill seekers looking to immerse themselves in flying trapeze, acrobatics, wall and rock climbing, parkour, martial arts and combats, in addition to the Ninja Warriors course which is making a comeback by popular demand.

Dubai’s AC Milan Academy will also make its debut at DSW this year, alongside Ball Above All, Just Cricket and Centerline Academies representing basketball, cricket and volleyball.

These will join DSW’s roster of academies featuring IFA Football Academy, Juventus Academy Dubai and LaLiga Academy, as well as professional badminton coaching with the Professional Sports Academy (PSA) and Deepika Badminton Academy, advanced tennis lessons with Tennis 360, cricket coaching with G-Force, and elite basketball training with Prestige Star Sport Academy (PSSA) and MPAC.

Saeed Mohammed Hareb, secretary general of Dubai Sports Council, said: “Sports has longtime proven to be an important asset to the positive development of youth. Indeed, sports is the greatest tool we have in today’s society to help develop positive character traits and life values.

"We are pleased with Dubai Sports World’s continued year on year growth, which has helped encourage a healthy lifestyle and has played a pivotal role in delivering an essential platform for the community.”

DSW will draw fitness enthusiasts and athletes to play, compete, or cheer from the sidelines. The indoor air-conditioned venue will include pro-standard pitches for 5-a-side football; pro-standard pitches for 7-a-side football and rugby; basketball courts; street basketball courts; badminton courts; tennis courts and a table tennis zone; volleyball courts; cricket pitches; cycling and fitness studios; a padel court and a gym fitted out by Technogym.

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