Dubai is famous for many sporting activities held throughout the year. Heritage and popular sports include camel and horse racing, falconry, endurance races, desert and marine sports, football, golf, tennis and even sand-skiing and ice-skating. Click here to view the sports clubs in Dubai.
World class sportsDubai has firmly established itself as the sports capital in the Middle East. The emirate organizes a number of world class tournaments including Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, Dubai Desert Classic Golf Championship, Dubai Tennis Championships and Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens.
FootballFootball tops the list of popular games in Dubai with many clubs registering with the UAE Football League. You can also have an idea about the UAE sport facilities and clubs in general through the website of the UAE Football Association.
Rules for organizing sporting eventsThis service provided by Dubai Sports Council allows users to have a look at the rules of organizing sports events in Dubai. You can also view the latest sports news and events through the website of Dubai Sports Council or discover the latest sports facilities through Dubai Sports City.
Water sportsThe warm water of the Gulf, coupled with the sunny skies, makes Dubai an ideal location for water skiing. The facilities provided to beginners and professional skiers have added to Dubai’s reputation as a paradise for water skiers. Every year, Dubai International Marine Club invites the most famous skiers from Europe and the US to a one-week competition and festival. Click here to view a list of resorts and centres that provide water sports services.