Doha, 19 August 2020 - The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) on Tuesday announced an updated calendar of events and tournaments to be organized by the sport federations and authorities in the country.
The updated calendar, which is due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, has seen the rescheduling of the dates of many championships and tournaments. Prominent among these being the IAAF Diamond League which will be held on September 25, and the 2nd Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Championship from October 12-18.
Others are the QSF Squash Open Championship (October 18-21), 3rd Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Championship (October 19-25), 1st Qatar ITF World Tennis Tour Junior Open (October 26-31), Qatar Classic Squash Championship (November 1-7), 2nd Qatar ITF World Tennis Tour Junior Open (November 2-7), FIBA 3x3 Basketball World Tour (November 20-21), 4th Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Championship (December 7-13), 4th Qatar PSA World Championship (December 10-14) and 5th Qatar Men’s ITF World Tennis Championship (December 14-20).
On other hand, a number of international championships have been postponed to next year, including Davis Cup, 3rd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup (Men and Women), Table Tennis Qualifiers for Tokyo Olympics, 28th GCC Aquatics Championship and GCC Club Championship.
Meanwhile, the 2020 ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup has been added to the calendar of events and it will take place from December 4-5.
At the domestic level, Volleyball Cup Final will be concluded on September 30, Qatar Basketball Cup final on October 13, Qatar Handball Cup October 14, HH the Amir Volleyball Cup final on October 16, HH the Amir Handball Cup final on October 20 and HH the Amir Basketball Cup final on October 28.
The QOC and all its sport events and tournaments are in full compliance with the preventive measures issued by the country’s Ministry of Public Health to curb the spread of COVID-19 and to keep all athletes and participants safe and protected.