A variety of sports will be played at the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai. Find out about the team and individual sports, and the venues at which they will be held.
Learn about registering as an athlete or spectator at the 2016 Jubilee Games, as well as information about traveling to Dubai.
The 2016 Jubilee Games is an eight-day event to be held 22 – 29 July in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and will bring Ismailis from around the world together to celebrate excellence in competitive sport.
Watch highlights of the Golden Jubilee Games and relive the exciting moments from 2008 in Nairobi, Kenya.
An objective of the Jubilee Games is to inspire positive attitudes toward physical fitness and healthy living within the global Jamat. Encouraging the Jamat to make the right lifestyle choices is critical in helping to protect against the onset of non-communicable diseases.
Interested in participating in the 2016 Jubilee Games? Learn about the sports and facilities, qualification and eligibility requirements, registration and travel information.
Review frequently asked questions about the 2016 Jubilee Games to learn about athlete eligibility and registration information.
Watch highlights of the 2008 Jubilee Games and relive the exciting moments of the inaugural Jubilee Games held in Nairobi, Kenya.
Dubai, host city of the 2016 Jubilee Games, is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, in the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf.
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, 21 February 2016 — A new spirit of African confidence is drawing the continent together, allowing it to move forward with impressive progress, said Mawlana Hazar Imam today. He was speaking at the Africa 2016 Forum, which brought together African heads of state, government and business leaders to advance opportunities in regional investment and trade.
To help everybody usher in 2016 on a positive note, a group of Ismaili volunteers in Dubai visited the Rashid Hospital Trauma Center to bring new year festivities to the patients.
“Success breeds success” declares the well-known motto of Aga Khan Studs. Speaking in Mumbai at the end of January, Princess Zahra looked back on her family’s history with horses, and considered the future.
Ottawa, 11 February 2016 — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was the guest of honour at a private luncheon at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat today. The event underscored the importance of accommodating and valuing diversity around the world.
London, 4 February 2016 — Deploring the devastation in war-ravaged Syria, Mawlana Hazar Imam called for the establishment of “islands of stability” to provide areas of relative safety in the midst of conflict. Hazar Imam pledged $200 million towards achieving peace, stability, and reconstruction in the country.
10 January 2016 — National Ismaili Councils worldwide announced today that the 2016 Jubilee Games will be held between 22 – 29 July in Dubai.
As the year drew to a close, Ismaili Muslim athletes from across the Gulf region came together in Dubai to take part in the 2015 Gulf Games. The event was a qualifier for the Jubilee Games — also set to take place in Dubai later this year.
The halls of the Académie Diplomatique Internationale in Paris were filled with the mystical music of the Pamir mountains during a concert given by the Badakhshan Ensemble last month. Organised by the Ismaili Council for France in conjunction with the Aga Khan Music Initiative, the performance captivated members of the Jamat.
Nairobi, 18 December 2015 — A jubilant excitement was palpable as athletes, officials, volunteers, members and leaders of the Jamat convened at the Aga Khan Sports Club, Nairobi on a sunny Friday morning to officially open the Ismaili Games Kenya 2015.
As music filled the air, Jamati members congregated around bonfires for warmth at Soko Moto — a mela-like concept that involved stalls such as bingo, darts, raffles as well as a senior's antakshri program, along with other activities such as bubble soccer and bouncing castles.