Launched in 2003, Dubai Sports City has grown to encompass everything a sports enthusiast could possibly wish for, including state of the art academies in golf, cricket, hockey, football, swimming and rugby. Situated within easy access of Dubai’s major road networks and the rest of the emirate, Dubai Sports City has become a hive of activity, combining a sporting lifestyle with a thriving residential and commercial community.
Dubai Sports City is also the base for the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) global headquarters and the International Cricket Stadium, which opened to huge acclaim in 2009 hosting Australia and Pakistan’s ODI series. With its capacity of 25,000, this eye-catching venue has attracted a worldwide audience of millions, becoming a top location for international cricket. Testament to its versatility, the International Cricket Stadium also regularly hosts major concerts and events.
Dubai Sports City’s facilities include: The Els Club designed by golfing legend, Ernie Els; Butch Harmon School of Golf; DSC Football Academy; Swimming, rugby and hockey academies; International Cricket Stadium, ICC Global Headquarters and ICC Cricket Academy; Residential communities such as Victory Heights, Canal Residence and Gallery Villas.