Qatar Olympic Committee to host 81 sports events in 2023.
04 January 2023, 12:00 AM
28 February 2023, 12:00 AM
Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced its calendar of sports events for 2023. This year calendar will see 81 sports events, including 14 major international sports events.
The Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation continues its record of successful organization of annual professional tennis events, in February 2023 they will organize Qatar ExxonMobil Open and Qatar TotalEnergies Open.
The Qatar Golf Association will host the 37th edition of Qatar Open Amateur Championship, the Qatar Shooting & Archery Association will stage 2023 ISSF World-shotgun and the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton will organize the Ooredoo Qatar Major Padel Championship.
Qatar Volleyball Association (QVA) will host the calendars first sport event in 2023, which is King of the Court Finals (Beach Volleyball) in January and followed by Beach Pro Tour Finals. In February, the QVA will also host the 2023 Beach Volleyball Word Pro Tour-Elite 16.
Qatar Gymnastics Federation will organize Artistic Gymnastics World Cup 2023 in March.
International sports events will continue flowing into the capital of sports Doha in May 2023, where the IJF World Judo Championship will take place from at Ali bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Arena.
Moreover, Doha will host more international sport events in 2023, Qatar Basketball Federation will organize FIBA 3x3 World Tour-Doha. In addition, the Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton will host Qatar QTerminals Classic Squash Tournament at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex.
This 2023 sports calendar contains 23 international championships, most prominent of them, Longines World Show Jumping Champions Tours, the Qualifying tournament for the Paris 2024 Olympics in show jumping, the 28th edition of Qatar International Table Tennis Championship, the 2023 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters Golf Championship, Qatar Fencing Grand Prix - Epee, Qatar Grand Prix (Shotgun), Inaugural leg of FIPs Official Padel Tour, Doha Diamond League, the 3rd edition of Qatar International Taekwondo Open Championship, Qatar International Ice Hockey Open Championship, and Qatar International Weightlifting Cup (Grand Prix).
On Asian level, the calendar is packed with 17 Asian sports events, including, FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Pre-Qualifiers, Asia professional Golf Tour, West Asia Mens Athletics Championship, FIBA U16 Asian Championship from, Asia Rugby Sevens Trophy, West Asia Mens Squash Championship, Asian Handball Qualifications for 2024 Olympic Games, and Asian Padel Championship.
On GCC level, Doha will be the host city of five sport events, including the ninth edition of the 2023 GCC Sports Tournament for Universities and Higher Education Institutions, GCC Squash Championship (Singles and teams), GCC 3x3 U16 Basketball Championship, GCC 3x3 Basketball Championship from, GCC Padel Championship, and GCC Billiard and Snooker Championship.
On Arab level, there are four championships to be staged in Doha, including Doha Stars Artistic Gymnastic Championship, Arab Squash Championship (Singles Teams), Arab Padel Tournament, and Arab Judo Championship 2023.
Qatar QOC events 2023