Big response for Skyline school sports festival

SHARJAH - The second edition of the Skyline Inter-school Sports Festival is all set to commence on April Sunday.

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Published: Fri 22 Apr 2011, 1:15 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 7:20 PM

The Skyline University College Sports Committee are organsing the event to create oneness, to generate awareness of sports and to build up sports spirit among the young. Skyline has taken this step to encourage budding talent from the different schools in the UAE. Sixteen schools are going to participate in this festival. Organisers say the response this year is far higher than it was last year in the first edition.

The tournament is open to all schools in the UAE. There will be matches in basketball (boys and girls), table tennis (boys and girls) and soccer.

Last year’s overall champions were Delhi Private School, Sharjah and the overall runnersup were Indian High School, Dubai and Our Own, Dubai.

St. Mary’s School, Dubai and Winchester School, Dubai won the basketball and soccer titles respectively and are the strong contestants this year too.

The other leading participants in the festival are The Millennium School Dubai, The Westminster School Dubai, Ibn Seena School Sharjah, Our Own School Sharjah(Boys), The Model School Abudhabi, New Indian School Dubai, Indian Excellent School Sharjah, Abudhabi Indian School Abudhabi, Emirates National School Sharjah and New Indian Model School Sharjah amongst others.

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