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Qatar Olympic Committee to establish QU Sports Federation

Published: 04 Aug 2022 - 08:18 am | Last Updated: 04 Aug 2022 - 08:18 am

The Peninsula

Doha: Qatar University (QU) has welcomed the idea of the Olympic Committee by announcing the establishment of the Qatar University Sports Federation, with the aim of advancement and developing sports activities in the university and encouraging students to participate in various sports activities.

In a statement on this occasion, Asmaa Al Naemi, Director of Sports Affairs at Qatar University and a member of the Qatar University Sports Association Board of Directors, said: “The Qatar University Sports Association seeks to provide an opportunity for student athletes to showcase their talents and athletic abilities as well as to promote the concept of physical activity and the importance of physical and mental health, and to promote cooperation between institutions of higher education and the state at the sports level.”

Al Naemi added: “At Qatar University, we are committed to offering both male and female students a supporting atmosphere for their participation in sports through the provision of facilities, coaches, training programmes, and sporting events. With the help of this union, we will be able to represent the institution and the university sports competitions in the best possible manner.”

Qatar University, represented by the Department of Sports Affairs, is committed to providing a variety of sports, health, and recreational programmes, sports leadership programmes and other educational programmes, all of which aim to promote engaging in activities and opportunities that empower individuals and groups of campus affiliates.