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Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Tournament 2021 (extended)

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Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Tournament returns this Holy Month of Ramadan for its 8th season!

The organizing committee of Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament has announced the eighth season of the much-loved annual tournament will take place in the coming Holy Month of Ramadan, in accordance with COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols for approved sports competitions.

Organized by Dubai Sports Council, the NAS Sports Tournament is the biggest event of its kind in terms of participation and prize money and has been held every year in the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013 at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, except in 2020 due to COVID-19 outbreak.

This year’s NAS Sports Tournament will feature three sports – padel tennis, running, and cycling – and competition in each of those sports will involve several categories, allowing the maximum number of UAE’s sports enthusiasts – Emiratis and non-Emiratis of all age and ability, including People of Determination – to participate.


Dubai Sports Council has informed its strategic partners – including sponsors and sports federations supporting NAS Sports Tournament 2021 – about the details of the tournament, which will be organized in compliance with all COVID-19 precautionary measures and protocols, as well as other guidelines issued by relevant authorities.

This year’s Sports tournament will consist of:

  • 5K and 10K run – Registration for the event will remain open until April 25, and those interested can register through the website mentioned above. The running event is open to all men and women living in the UAE, of any nationality or ability, but those taking part in the 10km Run should not be less than 17 years of age (born on or before December 31, 2004), while the 5km Run is open to participants aged 15 or above (born on or before December 31, 2006). All participants will have to give an undertaking they are medically fit to participate in, and participants under the age of 17 will have to provide a letter of consent from their guardian.


  • NAS Cycling Championship – The 75km NAS Cycling Championship 2021 will also witness competition in multiple categories like Men’s Open, People of Determination category, Women’s Open, Amateur Emiratis, and Amateur Female. There will also be a shorter 20km race for Juniors (born 2008 and 2009).

    The event is open to men and women of all nationalities living in the UAE, but all participants will have to give an undertaking they are medically fit to participate in, while participants in the junior categories will have to provide a letter of consent from their guardian. Bikes with TT handlebars (aero bars or triathlon bars, which are handlebar extensions with padded forearm rests) are not permitted, along with MTB (mountain bicycles), and any participant using them will be disqualified.


  • NAS Padel Championship – The NAS Padel Championships will take place on the majestic Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex courts competitions taking place in four different categories – Open Men and Emirati Men, Women and Team category. Those interested in taking part can register through the above-mentioned websites on or before April 5.


  • Seeing the demand, the organizing committee has decided to increase the number of participants and also announced fresh dates for the two events. The NAS Run will now take place across two nights with the 10km Race scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, and the 5km for Thursday, April 29, and the 75km NAS Cycling Championships will take place across three nights from April 22 to 24.

Important notice from Event

All participants must present proof of a PCR examination with a negative result to the organizing committee before each match, and this result is valid for a period of (48) hours from the date of announcing the result

Event Details:

Date: April 14 – 29, 2021
Time: To be announced
Location: Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex
Entry: Free (Admissions through registrations only)
Organizers: Dubai Sports Council


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