XV Asiad


One of the country’s biggest prides is to have successfully hosted the 15th Asian Games, officially known as the XV Asiad, it is Asia’s Olympic-style . The event took place from December 1st  to December 15th , 2006. Doha was the first city in its region and only the second in West Asia (following Tehran in 1974) to host the games. Until  now the games’ mascot is up there at the Corniche.