Posted on August 27, 2014

QSports has officially launched their 8th Season of sporting activities and events by opening registrations to all sports fans and enthusiasts in Qatar.

This season will see the inclusion of a Touch Rugby League and 3x3 Basketball Tournament in addition to the regular footballing, cricket, basketball, volleyball and futsal leagues. Women also have the opportunity to get involved in a ladies only basketball league. In total 10 sporting leagues and tournaments are now open to the public with registration available through the QSports website.

Mohammed Zaabalawi, CEO of QSports explained at the official launch – ‘thanks to the support of organizations such as the Qatar Olympic Committee, we are delighted to have successfully expanded the range of sporting activities that we offer here in Qatar – I am pleased that with our membership base now well over 10,000 people – more and more people are looking to get involved in a fun sporting activity.’

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The expansion of QSports has correlated with the increasing focus in Qatar and across the Middle East in supporting individuals in living a healthy lifestyle. By providing opportunities to partake in a sport – individuals have a chance to increase their general fitness and activity levels. 

The season is anticipated to run from September and conclude in November/December. Mr. Ghanim Al Mohannadi, Deputy Chairman of QSports said ‘we always try to coordinate our events to best suit the needs of participants so when developing our league and tournament schedule we factor in things like school holidays and whether people will be in or out of the country’ ‘Our seasons are compressed so that people don’t feel they are locked in to a long-term commitment but are able to pick and mix sports depending on their interests.’

As in previous seasons – leagues and events will be held in a variety of locations around Doha and Qatar with games taking place after working hours or at the weekends. Full details about the various sports programs can be found at the QSports website. Please visit www.qsports.qa or call 4464 2512.

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