The ninth edition of Nad Al Sheba Sports will take place in February-March

Another edition of the Nad Al Sheba sports tournament is fast approaching in February-March.
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Dubai: The ninth edition of the Nad Al Sheba sports tournament, which will be held during the month of Ramadan between February and March, will take place in six disciplines.

The organizing committee has announced the list of sports that will be part of this year’s tournament and registrations for individuals and teams will open in February. The list of sports approved for this year are volleyball, padel, wheelchair basketball, running, cycling and jiu-jitsu.

Registration of teams participating in the volleyball championship will begin on February 1 and will continue until February 22, while player registration for the tournament will continue until March 22. Teams can enter a maximum of 14 players and a minimum of 10, but at least two of them should be Emirati. All players must be 18 years of age and over.

The eight participating teams will be divided into two groups of four each and the top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals.

Registration for the running, cycling, paddleboarding, jiu-jitsu and wheelchair basketball tournaments will begin on February 22.

The NAS Run will feature races in different categories over two distances – 5km and 10km – and is open to all men and women living in the UAE, of any nationality or ability, but only amateurs are allowed to participate. the 5 km race.

The NAS 75km Cycling Championship will also witness competitions in several categories such as the Men’s Open, People of Determination category, Women’s Open, Emirati amateurs and women amateurs. The event is open to men and women of all nationalities living in the UAE.

The NAS Padel Championships will be held at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex with competitions in two different categories – individual category and team category and both categories are open to Emirati men and women and expatriates.

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