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Countdown: Nacional Sport Day in Qatar

Countdown: Nacional Sport Day in Qatar

On February’s second Tuesday the National Sport Day is celebrated in Qatar. This year this day will be February 10th . It is a festive day, where the sports vocation of the country can be perceived. With mild temperatures, varying from 15 to 20 degrees during the day and night, children, youngsters and adults go to the streets and practice sports activities. The Corniche gets even more colorful on this day. Across Qatar, tens of thousands of people have been out making the most of national sport day heading not only to major venues like Katara Cultural Village and the Corniche, but also to privately organized company events and smaller gatherings of friends and families.

Patrícia Lopes

Patricia Lopes is a sports journalist, currently working as the BeIN Sports channel correspondent in Brazil. She took part in several international coverages and two world cups. The first in 2010 in South Africa, and the second in 2014, in Brazil. Patricia has previously worked for the following channels: Rede Brasil-TVE (Brazilian public TV) where she worked for nine years as a reporter, presenter and sports commentator. After that she spent 7 years at ESPN. She has also worked freelance for other famous news channels in the world: Al Jazeera, CNN EN Español and NBC Telemundo