Dubai Sports City or DSC a multi-venue sports complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, developed by Dubai. It provides a mix of residential, retail, leisure and recreational facilities. Located on Mohammad Bin Zayed Road the residential aspect of the project consists of mid-rise apartment buildings, townhouses and villas. Sports City contains three distinct residential districts: Canal Residence, Victory Heights and Gallery Villas.
Get to know this mini-city and to ensure that you get the best possible deal on your next property purchase or rental whether it is for residential or commercial purposes. Dubai Sports City has something for everyone with a Global Cricket Academy, David Lloyd Tennis Academy and the first Butch Harmon School of Golf outside the United States. With world class medical facilities, boutique shopping stores, hotels and leisure centres this is also a very successful area.
Dubai Sports City contains the following sporting complexes:
- Dubai International Cricket Stadium, a 25,000 seat cricket stadium, also known as Ring of Fire.
- Spanish Soccer Schools, Under the direction of Real Madrid legend Míchel Salgadoand his acclaimed international coaching team, Spanish Soccer Schools work with more than 700 children ages 5–16 on techniques and skills to help them play soccer the Spanish way. The head coach of the Spanish Soccer Schools is Inaki Beni, a UEFA Pro Coach who was formerly head coach of Real Madrid’s U9, U11, U12 and U13 teams.
- ICC Academy, Facilities include two full-sized (CC Academy Ground& ICC Academy Ground No 2), one-day international floodlit ovals, alongside the ICC Academy’s building and pitches, which offer indoor and outdoor training facilities. Above all it includes technology tools for bowlers and batsmen, practice pitches of different surfaces, and also indoor nets. The ICC Academy is the only training complex anywhere in the world to offer South Asian, English and Australian practice turf.
- Rugby Park, a 5,000 seat rugby stadium. The newest sports initiative of Dubai Sports City, the Rugby Park provides state-of-the-art, purpose-built facilities for players, coaches, referees, at all levels of the game. The Rugby Park in future will also boast a state-of-the-art high performance gymnasium, world class sports science and rehabilitation facilities as well as a full sports medical clinic.
- Finally the Els Club Golf Course is golf park. It is a world’s first and is also the first golf course designed by Ernie Els in the Middle East. The course also combines a links style golf course with traditional ‘classical era’ design that features gently rolling fairways with steep green side bunkers and grass swales.
Events hosted – Dubai Sports City
- Hosted Dubai Open Asian Tour Final event of 2014.
- Co-Hosted the inaugural and the second season of the Pakistan Super League, with sold out stadiums.
- IPL 2014, UAE-Leg.
- Two ODI matches between Pakistan and Australia from 22 to 24 April 2009.
- T20 matches between Pakistan and New Zealand from 12 to 13 November 2009.
- Indian musical concerts on 1 and 2 November 2009.
- Twenty20 matches between Pakistan and England from 13 to 14 February 2010.
- The Els Club, located in Dubai sports city hosted Callaways Odyssey.
- Dubai Sports city hosted World Twenty20 qualifier matches in February 2010.
- Hosted 3 ODI matches between Pakistan and South Africa from 2 to 8 November 2010.
- Hosted a Test match between Pakistan and South Africa on 12 November 2010.
- The 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament was held in the stadium along with Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium and Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium.
Academies – Dubai Sports City
- ICC Academy is a cricket academy. This helps players, coaches, umpires, curators and administrators to focus on progress, training and achievement.
- Spanish Soccer Schools is a football academy. Run by Spanish soccer hero Michel Salgado.
- Rugby Academy is a Rugby academy. It focus on the development of talent throughout all age groups.
- Swimming Academy is swimming academy. It is the first swimming facility in the UAE to have high performance coaching and training resources.
- Butch Harmon School of Golf is golf academy. Run by Butch Harmon, the best coach in the world.
On the whole the buzzing energy of Dubai Sports City is hard to miss. This is why we are so passionate about an area which will be home to the next generation of global sports stars. It has beautiful stadiums, sporting academies and also the most advanced fitness centres. The area is split between residential and commercial properties, that has huge demand. Hence our team is very focused on this area.