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Sports is another aspect of Dubai that pulls people to its doors. Right from passionately following foot ball to ancient sports of camel racing and horse racing Dubai also facilitate water sports and many international events and sports activities. Enjoy the most ravishing global sports of football, tennis, golf with some of the best international sports equipment.
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Dubai Sports

Dubai Sports Since ages, the desert city of Dubai has preserved with it various sports like Falcony, Horse Racing and Camel Racing that not only became the traditional pastime but also holds a significant place in the rich cultural heritage of Dubai. Few of these sports in Dubai are still very famous and played with great enthusiasm. Since the ancient times expatriates from different nationalities have started visiting Dubai for business or living purpose, that has opened up new horizons for the modern day sports as well. Today Sports in Dubai like Horse Racing, Camel Racing, Golf, Rugby, Football, Cricket are some of the most popular sports that are held in grand sporting events that sees world's most finest talent and has become great crowd pullers.

Dubai Sports: Dubai Golf

Dubai Desert Classic Among other sports in Dubai, Golf is gaining so much popularity as Dubai has an array of world-class Golf courses which are embellished with high-class clubhouses, eye-catching greenery and lush fairways. Some of these Golf Courses made and having facilities followed by international standards has made Dubai world's one of the best destinations to host international Golf tournaments. The most famous Golf tournament of Dubai is Dubai Desert Classic that is held at Emirates Golf Club. This tournament is an annual event held annually where the big names of International golf players compete for a week to make a million dollar prize money to their name. In the list of Golf courses in Dubai the following names are taken first: Dubai Country Club, Emirates Golf Club, Nad Al Saheeba Club (Refer Image), Jabel Ali Golf Course, Arabian Ranches Golf Course and Al Badia Golf Resort.

Dubai Sports: Horse Racing

Dubai World Cup Horse racing is yet another sporting activity that has earned lots of fame during past few years. Dubai hosts various facilities for the enthusiasts of Horse racing or for the trainees of Horse Riding. In Dubai number of Horse racing clubs hosts various Horse racing events with few of them are world recognised like Dubai Golden Shaheen Cup and Dubai World Cup. Emirates Racing Authority is the governing body of UAE that administrate all the aspects of Horse Racing Sports in UAE. All the official Horse races in Dubai have gambling stations where gamblers can put their money at stake on different horses. The Dubai World Cup is the most the world famous Horse racing event of Dubai which is held every year at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. Prized with the huge purse of USD 6 Million this Horse Race race has been termed as the world's most richest horse race.

Dubai Sports: Football

Like the whole world Football is the sport that also make Dubai city, go crazy. The administration of Dubai has been promoting Football from last few years that promises to make the city as world's one of the most liked sporting destination. In year 2007 Dubai Football Challenge was started as an annual Football Sporting event where world's top football teams lined up with star players from Germany, China, Brazil showcase their sporting skills. The multi-billion project, Dubai Sports City coming up at the heart of Dubai city would house a 60,000 seating capacity Football stadium.

Dubai Sports: Tennis

Like Horse Racing, Golf and Football, Tennis is gaining much popularity in Dubai. The availability of sunny sunshine throughout the year and high-standard facilities make Dubai an ideal host for organising big events of Tennis. Among the most popular Tennis tournaments in Dubai, the Dubai Tennis Open is widely recognised. During this event world's top seed Tennis players like William sisters, Roger Federer, Anna Kournikova and Jennifer Capriati battle during the week long competition. In Dubai there are number of Tennis courts alongwith Tennis Training Academies like the Aviation Club and Dubai Tennis Academy, also some of the top hotels in Dubai also house Tennis court facilities.

Dubai Sports: Camel Racing

Traditional sports in Dubai Camel Racing is considered one of the traditional sports in Dubai that are famous even today. In the earlier times, the camels were preserved as a domestic animals and were also reserved for display purpose at traditional ceremonies like weddings or special festivals only. With the time bygone Camel racing in Dubai has turned out to be one of the most popular sporting events. Every year during the winter months (from October-March) Camel racing meets are organised where entrants from all over the world pool-up and compete for a grand prize money.

Other Sports in Dubai

Being a metro-politan city Dubai houses expatriates from different religions and communities that have provided ample grounds for the flourishing of various socio-cultural activities including sports. Not only Golf, Football, Tennis or Horse Racing and Camel Racing are the sports that have raised popularity in Dubai, but also one can find quality standard facilities for other sports also that includes: motorsports, watersports, archery, polo, bowling and rock climbing.

As one of the most fastest growing city of 21st century, Dubai has left no stone unturned to make it a hub for all socio-economic-culture activities. Right from the booming real-estate sector with high-rising buildings to the well-built infrastructure facilities of world-class education, transportation and from organising world's biggest events for sports like Golf, Horse Racing and Rugby to the big investment plans for more bright future, Dubai city has great vision in its sight.
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