Saturday, December 14, 2013

Manipal University Dubai Campus is organising the 2nd Annual Inter-University Sports Festival that will be held on 15-19th December 2013.

Ten universities namely American University of Sharjah, University of Wollongong – Dubai, Middlesex University – Dubai, University of Sharjah, Rochester Institute of Technology – Dubai, Heriot Watt University – Dubai, Gulf Medical University – Ajman, Amity University  - Dubai and Canadian University of Dubai and host, Manipal University Dubai Campus will be competing for the overall champion title. 

University teams will be battling it out for supremacy in eight disciplines –Cricket, Football, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Chess and Throwball.(Click here for schedule)

All games will be  held  in Manipal Dubai's state of the art sports hall, outdoor courts and activity rooms while select sporting activities will be held in Dubai Club for Special Sports, Zabeel Park and The Sevens Stadium.

Manipal Dubai Sports Festival aims to be establish itself as an exhilarating and enjoyable event for the student community enabling them to engage in healthy competition in a friendly environment.

Krishnakumar, the head of the Manipal University Dubai sporting committee said, "The whole idea of the event is to be able to showcase our top-of-the-line infrastructure spread across 750,000 sq. ft. at the Dubai International Academic City and to be able to provide our players with sports facilities of the highest international standards. We want them to participate to the best of their competitive abilities and enjoy a great sporting experience at the same time.”

Last year, BITS Pilani Dubai was titled the overall winner at Manipal Dubai Sports Fest.

Sponsors and supporting partners for the event include Famous Transport, DBC Shipping, Danube, Himalaya Sports 360, 105.4 Radio Spice, One8One, Gold's Gym and Barakaat.