Staff Report

Dubai: Emaar Retail LLC has partnered with the Princess Haya Initiative for the Development of Health, Physical Education and School Sports to host a fun-filled Sports and Skills Challenge 2011 at SEGA Republic.

The largest of its kind indoor theme park attraction in the Middle East and located at The Dubai Mall, SEGA Republic, managed by Emaar Retail will host the challenge featuring its sports-based rides and games, until May 31. Over 80 schools in Dubai are taking part in the Sports and Skills Challenge 2011, which is the first of its kind in the UAE bringing sports-based rides as competitive events for school students.

Jabbar Sport opens Dubai office

Dubai Jabbar Sport, a specialist firm dealing in sports marketing, management and development, has been launched with offices in Dubai and Amman. With the region lately being a destination for many international world-class sports events and activities, the newly established company was set up in Dubai following a successful partnership with the Jordan-based leading sports content provider “InfoShake”. Jabbar Sport’s CEO Samer Kamal, an Olympic medalist and a renowned taekwondo champion, carries a vast amount of experience gained through his career. Kamal was the General Manager of the popular startup company “SportUp Jordan” which was later acquired by Maktoob Group.