Qatar University (QU) has welcomed the idea of Qatar Olympic Committee’s (QOC) to establish the QU Sports Federation, aimed at advancing and developing sports activities in the university and encouraging students to participate in various sports events.
In a statement, Asmaa al-Naemi, director of Sports Affairs at QU and a member of QU Sports Association Board of Directors, said: “The QU 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 QU, 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.”
QU, 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, which all aim to promote engaging in activities and opportunities that empower individuals and groups of campus affiliates.
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