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Sports in Qatar

Team Qatar win three gold and two silvers in GCC Para-Athletics Championships finale

September 16, 2015 |

The final day of the GCC Para-Athletics Championships came to an exciting end on Tuesday 15th September, with more medals for Team Qatar. The GCC’s para-athletes will now turn their focus to the Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships which … Read More

Doha 2015 GCC Para-athletics Championships open with two new world records; Qatar’s Abdelrahman Abdelqader sets a new world record in the Shot Put F34 event

September 13, 2015 |

The 2015 GCC Para-Athletics Championships opened yesterday at Doha’s Qatar Sports Club. A total of 27 champions were crowned on day one, including Qatar’s very own Abdelrahman Abdelqader and Shareefa al-Haddad.

The GCC Para-Athletics Championships bring together over 200 of … Read More

#MabrookNasser campaign launched to support national champion Nasser Al Attiyah

January 19, 2015 |

Qatari rally driver Nasser Al Attiyah sealed his second victory in the recently held Dakar Rally to become only the seventh driver in history to win the title more than once.

To celebrate his phenomenal victory, Red Bull has created … Read More

Smart Phone Ticketing service launched for Men’s Handball World Championship Qatar 2015

January 8, 2015 |

If the thought of driving to the malls is deterring you from buying tickets for the 24th Men’s Handball Championship to be held in Qatar, here’s an easier alternative.

The Qatar 2015 Organising Committee has announced a new self-service Smart … Read More

Ministry launches survey to measure public participation in sports in Qatar

December 21, 2014 |

With the Qatar National Sports Day less than two months away, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) and Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) are conducting an online survey to study the level of public participation in different sports activities … Read More

Italian para-athlete Giusy Versace in Doha, endorses Save the Dream initiative

February 23, 2014 |

Italian track runner and para-athlete, Giusy Versace, is in Doha on a four-day visit to raise awareness of disability sport in the country.

Addressing the media during a special presentation, Giusy spoke about how she overcame her disabilities through … Read More

[PHOTOS] National Sports Day 2014

February 11, 2014 |

Doha residents geared up this morning for a day of sports and fitness. Here are some pictures of what’s been happening around the city on the third annual National Sports Day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SURVEY: 41% of Qataris play sports to lose weight; 32% do to to stay in shape

February 10, 2014 |

Over 40% of the residents of Qatar were encouraged to exercise due to the availability of the sport equipment on the Corniche, according to a new sports survey. On the occasion of National Sport Day 2014, the Ministry of Development … Read More

[UPDATED] Guide to Qatar National Sports Day 2014: Are you game?

February 5, 2014 | | One Comment

The third annual National Sports Day is just round the corner. February 11, being the second Tuesday of the month, has been declared the National Sports Day and a public holiday for all. But there’s lots happening this year. Lighting … Read More

Spaniard Garcia takes home the Cup

January 26, 2014 |

The 17th Commercial Bank Qatar Masters concluded on Saturday, with 34-year-old Spaniard Sergio Garcia clinching the title.

“I think that the Spanish people should be very proud. We’re not going through the nicest economic times, but at least we can … Read More

New survey on Sports and Recreational Facilities Services launched

January 19, 2014 |

In an attempt to engage the community in sports, Qatar Olympic Committee together with the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics have launched a survey to rate the quality of services provided by existing sports and recreational facilities in the … Read More

Aquabike racers make a splash on Doha Corniche

November 16, 2013 |

The third UIM-ABP Aquabike Grand Prix of Qatar kicked off on Thursday on Doha Corniche. The event organised by the Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF) in conjunction with H2O Racing and the UIM sees some of the world’s top Aquabike … Read More

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