Sport is very popular in Dubai. Friendly games with many famous sport stars are very often events with lucrative prizes.
Dubailand project, which is under construction is going to include dedicated Sport City (first such center in the world). If it is finished in projected time, there are rumors that Dubai will bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.
There are more sport events every year, some of them being:
Dubai Desert Golf Classic-
the annual tournament that attracts huge names such as Tiger Woods, Colin
Montgomerie and Ernie Els
The Dubai Open Tennis Championship -held every February at the
Dubai Tennis Stadium. The cup continues to attract top stars such as Venus and
Serena Williams, Jennifer Capriati, Roger Federer and Anna Kournikova hotels.
The Dubai World Cup- this horseracing cup is organized by the Dubai Racing Club Nadal-Sheba. The cup is held every march, and itís the world's richest horseracing event with prize fund US$15