Dubai begins work on restarting sporting events

Plans for resuming public sporting events are being reviewed and considered by Dubai Sports Council

Dubai begins work on restarting sporting events

In the face of disruption to the sporting calendar of events due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, Dubai Sports Council has begun reviewing potential plans for the resumption of sporting events.

During a call between members of Dubai Sports Council, discussion centred on restarting sports activities – but it was stressed that any return to normality hinges on the broader control of the coronavirus and relies on strict implementation of all “preventative measures determined by relevant government authorities,” including the Supreme Committee for Crisis and Disaster Management of Dubai.

So, it means that top-level sport and broader public sporting events may yet be some way off, which is largely to be expected for the time being. That said, there have been plenty of innovative ways for people to keep fit and participate in virtual, socially distanced fitness events while at home – just check out this extreme home-boxing workout, for example.

Looking for more ways to keep fit? Here are nine top UAE gyms offering home workouts while everyone spends a bit more time indoors.

Meanwhile, thinking a bit further ahead, UAE’s Desert Warrior challenge has provisionally reconfirmed a date for its 2020 event in Ras Al Khaimah.

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