Every year, Qatar Sports Day is observed on the second Tuesday in February. In 2024, it takes place on February 13. The government of Qatar started the holiday to promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage citizens to undertake some form of exercise.
In 2012, The first National Sports Day event was held on the second Tuesday in February. In 2011, the Deputy Emir of Qatar, HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani proclaimed the day. The Sheikh designated the day on the second Tuesday of February as National Sports Day.
National Sports Day is held on the second Tuesday in February every year in Qatar. This national holiday aims to make people more aware of our health and fitness.
The national sport of Qatar is football.