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Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament Returns
Updated on 07 May 2019

The seventh edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament will begin on Tuesday, 7 May with a sparkling opening ceremony at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex at 10.00pm.

Organised by Dubai Sports Council under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament participants will compete for a prize purse of Dhs 6 million.

The event has been held annually in the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013 and sees athletes of different ages, genders and abilities, and people of determination competing in a number of different sports events.

Supporting the slogan ‘Limitless Abilities’, the seventh edition of Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament will see more than 6,500 participants in action over the coming 18 days in 13 different events including futsal, volleyball, padel, fencing, wheelchair basketball, futsal for people with hearing disabilities, NAS Night Challenge, the 5km and 10km run, a 75km cycle race, 3x3 basketball, Jiu-Jitsu. New additions of this year are cricket and snowboarding.

Welcoming the participants, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan said, “The Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament has emerged as the most important community sports event in the Holy Month of Ramadan, meeting its many objectives, chief of among which is to promote sport and attract participants from the different segments of our community, and encourage them to embrace a physically healthy lifestyle not just during the Holy Month but throughout the year.”

You can still be part of NAS this Holy Month; registration for the NAS Snowboarding championship will close on 8 May, for NAS Cycling on 11 May, and for NAS Jiu-Jitsu championship on 20 May.

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