Qatar High Education Institutions to mark International Day of University Sport

DOHA –  A group of Universities, colleges and high education institutions in Qatar  are ready to celebrate the International Day of University Sport   (IDUS) on September 20 ,  2022 , that by organizing a series of sport, physical and entertainment activities at their headquarters under the Umbrella of Qatar Collegiate Sports Federation (QCSF).


By celebrating IDUS on Tuesday, the Qatar Collegiate Sports Federation (QCSF) will begin a debut activity on road to develop the sport and physical activities inside the higher education institutions in a way that will  keep everyone opened-minded to build better sport culture and exercise sports day in day out.


This IDUS is  a key official sport event approved in agenda of the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) and adopted by the  International University Sports Federation (FISU) , that with purpose of creating links between universities and local communities to develop both health and sport for everyone.


This IDUS coincides in most countries around the world with the beginning of the academic year , therefore  has been proclaimed and approved by the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to be celebrated annually on September 20, because it is also the date of the first Student World Championships kicked off in 1924.


FISU will spare no effort to ensure that all national university sport federations under it membership are at the heart of the IDUS events, to promote its sports events but also to create a debate on university sport and to promote FISU values.


IDUS presents an opportunity to share knowledge on key issues relating to the development of sport and the University Sports Movement worldwide, and to improve awareness of the importance of sport in educational institutions.


Source: Qatar Olympic Committee

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