Exciting line up of events for National Sport Day
GT: Qatar has done its best in promoting a healthy lifestyle as it gears up to celebrate National Sport Day (NSD).
Government entities and private sector companies are set to organise several activities and events for employees and the general public.
The 12th edition of the Sport Day will be held on February 14, which will be a unique version as it comes on the heels of the great success in hosting FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The Qatar National Sport Day promises to be a day filled with fun, frenzy, and sheer excitement as numerous activities are lined up in the country.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), Aspire Zone, Qatar Foundation and various other sporting and banking organisations play a prominent role in organising a number of events across Qatar.
The MoPH on its social media handle shared yesterday a video entitled, ‘The Choice is Yours,’ ‘illustrating the benefits of exercising and sports related activities.
The HMC also tweeted, “The activity of the National Sport Day is related to the goal that the Patient Education Unit seeks to achieve, which is to support all national and institutional activities and the activities of the Women’s Health and Research Centre to raise the level of health awareness among women who receive health care at the centre.”
Companies have lined up special offers and activities to make this event memorable for residents and expatriates.
Besides, hotels and retailers have announced attractive offers and promotions to celebrate National Sport Day to make it memorable for residents.
Speaking to The Peninsula a sales executive of a major retail store said, “They have launched special promotions for sports items.
The sales of sport accessories rise during this period and are expected to see huge turnout.” “There are offers on gym items, football, volleyball, basketball, cricket accessories, bicycle, dumbbell, sports shoes, trampoline, fitness treadmills and garments,” he added.
To celebrate the Sport Day, Qatar Foundation has invited community members of all abilities and age groups to join NSD celebrations at Education City on February 14 and announced multiple activities.
Qatar Foundation will host a fun triathlon to create awareness about the sport and encourage more participation in it. In a tweet Aspire Zone said yesterday, ‘Let’s go. Are you ready?’ A range of sport activities for all ages will be held to mark the day.
The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum is also celebrating the Sport Day with healthy options and wholesome activities at the museum.
Doha Festival City is ramping up the excitement for the National Sport Day with a myriad of offers available for shoppers to indulge in throughout the year.
Shoppers can benefit from up to 15% discounts at some of the outlets as part of Festival City’s Sports Club.
Mall of Qatar said on its website that there will be high level of action, energy and pure entertainment during the Sport Show from February 2 to 18 at 6, 7.30, and 9pm (except Sundays),
QNB also tweeted recently “Celebrate a healthy lifestyle with QNB First. Celebrate National Sport Day with exclusive benefits and discounts at QNB First Lifestyle partners.”