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Qatar to Organise 65 Major Sporting Events in 2020

Qatar is all set to host 65 major sporting events in 2020 as per reported by the Peninsular on Thursday, January 23. The events include local, continental and international sporting events which will continue to demonstrate the nation’s rise as a sporting powerhouse in the recent past. 65 events to be hosted in 2020 is eight more than the number of events hosted by the nation last year. With the country hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, this year will certainly help enhance their reputation.

Below written is the month-wise detail of the events that will be happening in Qatar this year.

Most Prominent- FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour -Qatar Open to be organized by the Qatar Volleyball Association at Katara from March 9-13
2020 FIFA Club World Cup from December 9-19
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Most Prominent- FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour -Qatar Open to be organized by the Qatar Volleyball Association at Katara from March 9-13
2020 FIFA Club World Cup from December 9-19.

35 International Championships-
1) Qatar Fencing Grand Prix from January 24-26
2) FINA 10km Marathon Swim World Series 2020 on February 15th on Doha Corniche
3) Qatar Open Amateur Golf Championship from 20-22 February
4) HH the Amir Show Jumping Cup at the QEF Arena from February 20-22
5) Qatar Total Open from February 23-29
6) Commercial Bank Qatar Masters from March 5-8 at Educational City
7) FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup from March 18-21
8) Qatar ITF World Tennis Tour Junior Open- 1st & 2nd April
9) FIBA 3×3 Basketball World Tour- 1st April
10) QSF Squash Open Championship from April 4-6
11) IAAF Diamond League on 17 April
12)  Judo Masters Championship from May 28-30
13) World Singles Qualification Tournament for Tokyo 2020 Olympics from May 28-31
14) FINA Swimming World Cup from October 8-10
15) Qatar Classic Squash Championship from October 16 to November 2
16) Qatar Junior’s Table Tennis Championship October 27-31
17) Qatar and Al Rayyan International Show Jumping Championship
18) 5th and 6th Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Championship
19) Qatar Asian Weightlifting Championship from December 19-24

At African Level- Doha will host the CAF Super Cup on February 14, 2020

At Asian Level- 7th Asia Rugby Championship (Men and Women from March 4-8

  1. Doha Junior Squash Open Championship to be organized by the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation from March 11-14
  2. Qatar Junior Squash Championship from March 15-17
  3. West Asia Rugby Championship from April 2-5
  4. Qatar Frist Asian Junior Tennis Championship from April 6-11
  5. Qatar Second Asian Junior Tennis Championship from April 13-18
  6. Asian Friendly U19 Cricket Championship from May 1-15
  7. Qatar Third Asian Junior Tennis Championship from November 9-14
  8. Asian Cricket Championship from December 6-18
  9. Qatar Asian Junior Team Championship from December 28, 2020 to January 1, 2021

At GCC Level-GCC Basketball 3×3 Championship on April 1
GCC Club Basketball Championship from May 29 to June 6
28th GCC Aquatics Championship in August.

Local Sports Events in Qatar- National Sport Day on February 11

  1. Qatar Volleyball Cup final on March 24
  2. SOP finals on March 25
  3. Qatar Basketball Cup final on March 31
  4. Qatar Handball Cup final on May 7
  5. HH the Amir Volleyball Cup final on May 12
  6. HH the Amir Football Cup final on May 15
  7. HH the Amir Handball Cup final on May 18
  8. Sport Excellence Day to be organized by the QOC in November.


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