As Ismailis around the world prepare for the Jubilee Games in Dubai, the Jamat of the Far East came together in November to participate in their own sports tournament, which served as a regional qualifier for the international Games.
Sydney, 28 March 2016 — After four days of sports competition and Jamati gatherings, the 2016 ANZ Ismaili Sports Tournament concluded on Sunday evening with a lively stage show and closing ceremony.
Sydney, 27 March 2016 — A father and son duo with a 40-year age difference raced for first in the 50m freestyle race on Sunday.
Sydney, 26 March 2016 — Day three at the ANZ Ismaili Sports Tournament offered exciting sports action among younger athletes as well as senior members of the Jamat.
Sydney, 25 March 2016 — The 2016 ANZ Ismaili Sports Tournament was officially opened today in a ceremony that was both motivational and moving. The lighting of a cauldron with a torch, symbolised the start of the IST.
Sydney, 24 March 2016 — More than 1 000 athletes, spectators and volunteers from across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are gathering for the 2016 ANZ Ismaili Sports Tournament (IST), which starts today and continues through Sunday.
Ismaili Muslims from Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are gathering in Sydney for the 2016 ANZ Ismaili Sports Tournament III (IST). Taking place between between 24 – 27 March, the sports event serves as a qualifier for the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai.
Nairobi, 17 March 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam commissioned a state-of-the-art printing press for the Nation Media Group today, marking an important new milestone for the East African media house that he founded more than half a century ago. He also reaffirmed its critical role in what he described as a “post-fact society.”
Lisbon, 17 March 2016 — Prince Amyn was at the National Museum of Ancient Art yesterday, to formalise a donation by the Aga Khan Foundation towards the museum’s acquisition of a national Portuguese cultural treasure. The contribution supports a campaign to acquire a painting by Domingos Sequeira, who is considered one of the best Portuguese artists of his time.
Nairobi, 16 March 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kenya yesterday evening for a visit during which he will inaugurate the Nation Media Group’s new state-of-the-art printing press.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is participating in the commissioning of a new state-of-the-art printing press for the Nation Media Group on Thursday, 17 March 2016. The event will be webcast at TheIsmaili.org/live starting at 9:45 AM EAT (Nairobi time).
For the next 15 years, objects from one of the world’s largest private collections of Islamic art are on loan to the Dallas Museum of Art. An event introducing the first exhibition from the collection opened in September 2015 with a special performance by the Ismaili Muslim Youth Choir of Dallas.
11 March 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam is due to visit Kenya next week for the opening of a new press for the Nation Media Group.
9 March 2016 — With 134 days until the start of the 2016 Jubilee Games, a new website has been launched that will help athletes, volunteers and spectators prepare for this signature event of the global Ismaili Muslim community. Visit the Jubilee Games website at TheIsmaili.org/JubileeGames.
9 March 2016 — With 134 days until the start of the 2016 Jubilee Games, a new website has been launched that will help athletes, volunteers and spectators prepare for this signature event of the global Ismaili Muslim community.
The Jubilee Games brings Ismaili Muslims from around the world together to celebrate excellence in sport. Learn more about the 2016 Jubilee Games and how you can get involved.
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2016 Jubilee Games, including athlete eligibility and registration information.
Dubai is located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and is one of seven emirates that constitute the United Arab Emirates. It is rich in cultural heritage and its people are proud to uphold their traditional values, extending courtesy and generous hospitality to visitors.
The 2016 Jubilee Games will take place from 22 – 29 July in Dubai. Stay up to date on the latest from this international Ismaili sports event.