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QSFA holds more sports events


Doha: The calendar of Qatar Sports For All Federation (QSFA), under the umbrella of the Ministry of Sports and Youth, is witnessing a great and intensive activity, through the range of sports events and activities, foremost of which is the sports for all billiards championship in its second edition, launched on Sunday, in cooperation with the Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation.

The competitions, which will conclude today, are witnessing a large participation and the championship is one of the tournaments that attracts a large number of practitioners as a popular game. The sports events and activities, organised by Sports For All as part of the summer programme initiative “Invest Your Time”, are held in cooperation between the Ministry of Sports and Youth and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, which include 124 sports events aimed at promoting physical activity during the summer for all age groups.

Among the summer activities are those organised in cooperation with the Doha Youth Centre, and held in Al Andalus Schools, and expected to be completed through the third sports round, with the events including a range of sports and recreational games and activities on Tuesdays. Among them are the football playing skills, shooting training, passing the ball and dribbling, tennis competitions, tug of war, and special fitness trainings are conducted, aimed at the leisure of young people, and enabling them to practice their favourite hobbies.

In a related context, the activities of the weekly Lusail Family Sports Programme, which is held on Wednesday and Friday, continues at the Lusail Gym, and is characterised by its lively and active atmosphere for all family members, and among the most important ongoing sports for all activities held in public parks, the 365 days of activity and vitality programme.

Meanwhile,  QSFA is organising a recreational race tomorrow, in Al Rayyan Green Carpet Park for a distance of one kilometre, with the participation of all family members. Registration for the race is available through the application of QSFA, and encouraging awards have been allocated for the children.

The QSFA announced earlier that it will organise 124 sports events during the summer until August 12, to promote the practice of sports, on an ongoing basis, to make sports a way of life.