Dubai to host 20 international sporting events in November – News

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There’s also an exciting new addition to the Dubai cycling calendar – the Giro d’Italia Criterium, which is a 30-lap short-format race taking place on November 6. (Photo provided)

In November, the top-ranked players from the European Tour’s Race to Dubai will also play the final event of the season at Jumeirah Golf Estates.



By the KT team

Published: Tue, 2 Nov 2021, 4:11 PM

Dubai will host 111 sporting events in November, including 20 premier international events, including four world championships – the 25th World Karate Championships, IBF World Bowling Championships, Fide World Chess Championship and the ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup.

November will also see the top-ranked players from the European Tour’s Race to Dubai play the final event of the season, the $9 million DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates from November 18-21, while the top eight teams in the beach world soccer will battle on the sands of Kite Beach for glory in the 10th Tecnotree Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup Dubai.

There’s also an exciting new addition to the Dubai cycling calendar – the Giro d’Italia Criterium, which is a 30-lap short-format race taking place on November 6, as part of Expo 2020 Dubai, on a 2.1 km circuit. .

Organized under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, the 10th edition of the Tecnotree Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup Dubai kicked off on Tuesday at Kite Beach with eight of the best teams in the world, including the two FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2021 finalists Russia and Japan play against each other.

Hamdan Sports Complex, one of the world’s most iconic sports arenas, will take center stage from November 16-21 when it hosts another premier international event – the 25th World Karate Championships.

With more than 1,200 athletes expected in Dubai for the event – alongside more than 1,200 delegates, team officials and technical staff – the 25th Karate World Championships will be the largest in history in terms of attendance. .

International bowling’s biggest stars will be in attendance this month as the Dubai Bowling Center hosts the International Bowling Federation World Championships from 6-26 November. A total of 512 bowlers from 46 countries registered for the championships.

Golf show

Spectators, meanwhile, will return to the end of the European Tour DP World Tour Championship season in Dubai, where 50 of the top-ranked players from the Race to Dubai rankings in partnership with Rolex will take on Jumeirah Golf’s Earth course. Estates, competing for a share of the $9 million pot.

The DP World Tour Championship will also once again host the European Disabled Golfers’ Association (EDGA) Dubai Finals from November 19-20.

Dubai golf enthusiasts will also be able to see Asia’s top amateurs in action at the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, taking place at Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club from November 3-6.

Sport at Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai, meanwhile, will host the Fide World Chess Championship from November 24 to December 16, where reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway will face Russian challenger Ian Nepomniachtchi. The Hamdan Bin Rashid Masters International Chess Championship will be held simultaneously.

The showdown between the game’s top grandmasters highlights Expo 2020’s diverse and inspiring event schedule. new world champion.

Expo 2020 Dubai will also host the Giro d’Italia Criterium, an exciting new cycling race organized by the Dubai Sports Council and RCS Sport with the support of MadeinItaly.gov.it.

Some of the best riders in the world will take part in the race, including 2021 Giro d’Italia winner Egan Bernal (INEOS Grenadiers); three-time UCI road racing world champion Peter Sagan (BORA hansgrohe); Elia Viviani (Cofidis), nine times Grand Tour stage winner; Geoffrey Bouchard, winner of the Giro d’Italia 2021 in the KOM classification; and double UCI ITT World Champion Filippo Ganna (INEOS Grenadiers), winner of six stages of the Giro d’Italia.

The T20 World Cup continues

The International Cricket Council’s Twenty20 World Cup, taking place in the United Arab Emirates, will continue with 17 matches – six in Dubai – taking place this month, including the two semi-finals on November 10 (Abu Dhabi ) and November 11 (Dubai), before the new T20 World Champions are decided at the Dubai International Stadium on November 14.

Asian qualifiers for the Rugby Sevens World Cup 2022 will take place at Dubai Sports City on November 19 and 20, with eight of Asia’s top men’s and women’s teams competing for two World Cup tickets each.

The Dubai Padel Cup will bring together 16 of the best padel players in the world, including world number 1 Juan Lebron Chincoa and number 5 Fernando Belasteguin, for three days of exhilarating competition at the Emirates Towers from November 2 to 4, while Ski Dubai at the Mall of the Emirates will host the Para Dubai 2021 World Alpine Skiing Open Asian Cup on November 19-20.

Other international events taking place in Dubai this month include the Arab Billiards and Snooker Championship scheduled for November 2-10; the West Asian Billiards and Snooker Championship from November 13-23; The MMA PaRUS Fight Championship, which will feature two title fights on a six-card fight night as well as a performance by rapper Morgenshtern, will take place on November 6 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel’s outdoor Events Arena.

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