12 Feb 2018 - 19:25
Aspire Zone brings new sports and fun activities for all to celebrate Qatar National Sport Day
Doha: Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) will utilise its indoor and outdoor facilities to bring visitors a range of unique events at this year’s National Sport Day 2018. For the seventh year in a row, AZF will also lend those facilities to Qatar’s leading sports organisations, bringing Qatar’s sports family together in one place.
Visitors can park in the car parks near Aspetar hospital, Villaggio Mall or Al Furousiya Street. Shuttle buses will be available to pick attendees up from the Blue Building opposite Aspetar from 7:00 am and will drop them off near outdoor Football Pitch 10.
The Qatar Olympic Committee, more than 27 sports federations, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, the Qatar Football Association, and the QNB Stars League have placed their trust in Qatar’s Sports City to deliver an exciting array of activities yet again. In total, 22 governmental organisations and private companies are set to take part in the wider National Sport Day 2018 celebrations in Aspire Zone.
'Al-Adaam Village” features 14 different sports alongside Qatar’s best athletes
In addition to Aspire Zone’s activities, which cater for community members of all ages and physical capabilities, the Qatar Olympic Committee’s “Al-Adaam Village” will see some of Qatar’s best athletes participate in more than 14 different sports.
These include Gymnastics, Athletics, Fencing, Weight Lifting, Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, Taekwondo, Basketball, Tennis, Sailing, Kayaking, Squash, Volleyball, Indoor Hockey, Cricket, Table Tennis, and Golf.
The activities will run from 8:30am until 4:00pm in Aspire Park, behind Hyatt Plaza Mall.
Qatar’s Football Family gathers in Aspire Zone
Qatar’s ‘Football Family’, comprising the Qatar Football Association, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the QNB Stars League, will also celebrate National Sport Day 2018 in Aspire Zone, with the annual ‘Football Family’ tournament returning to Aspire Zone for the seventh consecutive year on the outdoor pitches behind the Mövenpick Hotel Al Aziziyah Doha.
New sports and fun activities for all
AZF’s National Sport Day 2018 will be Qatar’s largest and longest celebration and is expected to attract thousands of visitors again this each year. A number of outdoor and indoor family-friendly activities are lined-up for this occasion, some of which are being introduced for the first time.
This year’s highlights include the Fun Run, the Dodgeball, Nordic Walk, Japanese Kendo demonstrations, various indoor activities at Aspire Dome and children’s activities on Pitch 10.