X

Select your currency

Suggested for you
  • IN Indian Rupee
    INR
  • AE UAE Dirham
    AED
  • GB Pound Sterling
    GBP
  • US US Dollar
    USD
All currency
  • DZ Algerian Dinar
    DZD
  • AO Angolan Kwanza
    AOA
  • AG East Caribbean Dollars
    XCD
  • RA Argentine Pesos
    ARS
  • AM Armenian Dram
    AMD
  • AW Aruban Florin
    AWG
  • AU Australian Dollar
    AUD
  • AT Australian Dollar
    AUD
  • AZ New Manats
    AZN
  • BH Bahraini Dinar
    BHD
  • BD Bangladeshi Taka
    BDT
  • BY Belarusian Rubles
    BYR
  • BE Euro
    EUR
  • BZ Belize Dollars
    BZD
  • BJ West African CFA franc
    XOF
  • BM Bermuda Dollars
    BMD
  • BT Bhutanese ngultrum
    BTN
  • BW Pula
    BWP
  • BR Brazilian Reais
    BRL
  • BG Leva
    BGN
  • BF West African CFA franc
    XOF
  • BI Burundian Franc
    BIF
  • KH Cambodian Riels
    KHR
  • CA Canadian Dollar
    CAD
  • CL Chilean Pesos
    CLP
  • CN Chinese Yuan
    CNH
  • CO Colombian Pesos
    COP
  • CR Colón
    CRC
  • HR Kuna
    HRK
  • CU Cuban Pesos
    CUP
  • CY Euro
    EUR
  • CZ Koruny
    CZK
  • CD Congolese Franc
    CDF
  • DK Danish Krone
    DKK
  • DJ Djiboutian Franc
    DJF
  • DO Dominican Pesos
    DOP
  • EG Egyptian Pounds
    EGP
  • EE Euro
    EUR
  • ET Ethiopian Birr
    ETB
  • FI Euro
    EUR
  • FR Euro
    EUR
  • GA Central African CFA franc
    XAF
  • GE Georgian Lari
    GEL
  • DE Euro
    EUR
  • GH Ghanaian Cedi
    GHS
  • GR Euro
    EUR
  • GT Quetzales
    GTQ
  • GN Guinean Franc
    GNF
  • GY Guyanese Dollars
    GYD
  • HK Hong Kong Dollars
    HKD
  • HU Forint
    HUF
  • IS Icelandic Krona
    ISK
  • IN Indian Rupee
    INR
  • ID Indonesian Rupiahs
    IDR
  • IR Iranian Rials
    IRR
  • IE Euro
    EUR
  • IL New Shekels
    ILS
  • IT Euro
    EUR
  • CI West African CFA franc
    XOF
  • JP Yen
    JPY
  • JO Jordanian Dinar
    JOD
  • KZ Tenge
    KZT
  • KE Kenyan Shilling
    KES
  • KG Soms
    KGS
  • LA Kips
    LAK
  • LV Lati
    LVL
  • LB Lebanese Pounds
    LBP
  • LY Libyan Dinar
    LYD
  • LI Switzerland Francs
    CHF
  • LT Litai
    LTL
  • LU Euro
    EUR
  • MG Malagasy Ariary
    MGA
  • MW Malawian Kwacha
    MWK
  • MY Ringgits
    MYR
  • MV Maldivian Rufiyaa
    MVR
  • ML West African CFA franc
    XOF
  • MT Euro
    EUR
  • MX Mexican Pesos
    MXN
  • MD Moldovan Leu
    MDL
  • MN Tugriks
    MNT
  • ME Euro
    EUR
  • MA Moroccan Dirham
    MAD
  • MM Myanmar Kyat
    MMK
  • NA Namibian Dollars
    NAD
  • NP Nepali Rupee
    NPR
  • NL Euro
    EUR
  • NZ New Zealand Dollars
    NZD
  • NG Nairas
    NGN
  • MK Denars
    MKD
  • NO Krone
    NOK
  • OM Omani Rial
    OMR
  • PK Pakistani Rupees
    PKR
  • PA Balboa
    PAB
  • PG Papua New Guinean Kina
    PGK
  • PY Guarani
    PYG
  • PE Nuevos Soles
    PEN
  • PH Philippine peso
    PHP
  • PL Zlotych
    PLN
  • PT Euro
    EUR
  • QA Qatari Rials
    QAR
  • RO New Lei
    RON
  • RU Russian Rubles
    RUB
  • RW Rwandan Franc
    RWF
  • SH St. Helena Pounds
    SHP
  • SA Saudi Riyals
    SAR
  • SG Singapore Dollars
    SGD
  • SK Euro
    EUR
  • SI Euro
    EUR
  • ZA Rand
    ZAR
  • KR South Korean Won
    KRW
  • SS South Sudanese pound
    SSP
  • ES Euro
    EUR
  • LK Sri Lankan Rupees
    LKR
  • SD Sudanese pound
    SDG
  • SE Swedish Krona
    SEK
  • CH Switzerland Francs
    CHF
  • SY Syrian Pounds
    SYP
  • TW New Dollars
    TWD
  • TJ Tajikistani Somoni
    TJS
  • TZ Tanzanian Shilling
    TZS
  • TH Baht
    THB
  • TG West African CFA franc
    XOF
  • TN Tunisian Dinar
    TND
  • TR Lira
    TRY
  • UG Ugandan Shilling
    UGX
  • UA Hryvnia
    UAH
  • AE UAE Dirham
    AED
  • GB Pound Sterling
    GBP
  • US US Dollar
    USD
  • UY Uruguayo Pesos
    UYU
  • UZ Sums
    UZS
  • VE Bolivares Fuertes
    VEF
  • VN Dong
    VND
  • YE Yemeni Rials
    YER
  • ZM Zambian Kwacha
    ZMW

New Details

Global Gov Games: Thrilling Competition Unites Cities And Governments

Published on : 05-03-2024

Dubai Festival City Hosts Global Gov Games

The Gov Games have commenced in Dubai, and the excitement is palpable. Teams worldwide have converged at Dubai Festival City for the fifth edition of this thrilling event. Government officials are in intense competition, vying for the coveted ultimate prize.

The stakes are high, not only in terms of prestige but also substantial cash rewards. The top teams in the adult categories stand to win a grand prize of Dh500,000. The second and third-place winners will receive Dh250,000 and Dh150,000, respectively. The allure of these rewards has drawn participants from far and wide, each ready to push their limits and showcase their endurance and teamwork.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, graced the event by attending the competitions in the Battle of Government — women's categories on the first day.

Among the participants, Malik Al Nuaimi, competing in the Community Category, eagerly anticipated the upcoming challenges. As a member of the CrossFit Alain team, Malik's excitement stems from rigorous training over the past year, with intensified preparation in the last two months. He confidently declared, "We have been training a whole year for these games, but intensively for the last two months. We will be competing on Saturday, and this time, we are aiming for the first place." Malik's determination reflects the importance of focus and resilience, and he appreciated the country's unwavering support for sports and its impact on daily life.

Marwan Eisa, the Director of Gov Games, provided insight into the event's evolution and expansion. Initially launched as a government championship in 2018, the tournament has since broadened its scope due to public demand and requests from global cities and governments. Marwan emphasized the tournament's success, with 28 of the strongest cities participating for the second time—a clear testament to the growing popularity and significance of the Gov Games.

As the games unfolded, spectators of various backgrounds and ages joined in the excitement. Among them was nine-year-old Michael Sayegh from Syria, accompanied by his father, Youssef Sayegh. Michael attended the Gov Games for the second time to support his mother, who is part of the Department of Tourism and Economy team.

Youssef approved the venue, stating, "I think this time the place is much nicer, the open area is perfect for the games and for the kids to play around and enjoy their time."

The Gov Games exemplified values such as teamwork, determination, and excellence. It was a thrilling spectacle that united people, transcending boundaries and fostering collaboration among friends, colleagues, and government sectors worldwide.

With each obstacle conquered and challenges faced, participants in the Gov Games left an indelible mark, motivating others to push their boundaries and embrace the spirit of competition. The battle had just begun, and the ultimate prize awaited the victors on March 3. Additionally, there are other battles and categories for juniors, communities, and international teams.

#dubainews #dubaigames #eventsandfestivals #latestnews #uaetravelupdate #newsupdate2024

News Source : Khaleej Times

Recent News

Subscribe for
Offers • Deals • Newsletters