In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
The European Sports Festival took place between 19-21 April 2019, at which over 1600 participants competed across more than 40 sporting categories. Hundreds of volunteers from across the UK and Europe also came together to serve across a number of areas.
The 2016 ANZ Ismaili Sports Tournament is taking place between 24–27 March in Sydney, Australia. See photo highlights from the Tournament here.
Ismailis from Eastern and Southern Africa gathered in Mwanza, Tanzania for the 2015 Unity Games, which took place between 3–6 April.
At the close of 2011, Ismaili Games were held in Uganda and Kenya. Featuring a wide range of sports, the Games offered opportunities for members of the Jamat to come together and celebrate through competition and camaraderie.
In June 2010, Ismailis from Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur joined the Jamat in Penang, Malaysia for a sports day event. Numerous activities were organised, but badminton and table tennis were the centrepiece competitions.