15 Sep. deadline for Creative Sports Award’s nominations

DUBAI: Next Saturday 15 September is the deadline for applicants to submit their nominations for the fourth edition of the Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award, the board of trustees of the award announced.

The extension aims to enable athletes who competed in the 2012 London Olympics and London 2012 Paralympics to include their achievements at the two events in their nominations to the award.

Launched in 2008 by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to boost the sports sector and promote the culture of sport in the region, the award has recognised 61 individuals and sports corporations over the last three years.

Renowned athletes are expected to contest for the fourth edition of the award which is open to sportspeople not only in the UAE, but also to athletes and sports bodies around the world.

The Creative Sports Award is divided into three categories; individual sports creativity, team sports creativity, and corporate sports creativity.