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About Abu Dhabi Sports Council

Established in 2006
Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) was established in 2006 by

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
The president of United Arab Emirates

ADSC is aligned to the emirate’s leadership vision to develop sport and youth activities.

The Council promotes an effective, emirate-wide sports calendar that stimulates the desire to participate in quality sports among all Abu Dhabi residents and helps the talented and motivated reach their sporting potential.

ADSC believes that global and community sporting events provide many positive opportunities, most notably the encouragement of all segments and groups of society to practice sports activities.



Abu Dhabi: an international capital for sport practicing, competitiveness, & international events.



To establish an environment that contributes towards promoting the importance of sport practicing and sport programs for all segments of the community, and to implement the best and latest international systems that promote competing at local, regional, and international levels.

A global destination for sport

Abu Dhabi Sports Council supports the organisation and hosting of many international sporting events in Abu Dhabi.