Every Friday, you can watch exciting Arabian and Thoroughbred horse racing at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club in Doha. The club features international races with the top Arabian and thoroughbred horses - many bred in Qatar - in the world. The club offers a full schedule of races, show-jumping and equestrian events. For race schedules, visit
Camel Racing - Al Shahaniya Racetrack
Al Shahaniya racetrack is home to exciting camel racing and Qatar's high-tech attraction - robot camel jockeys. This unique clash of modern and ancient sport delights tourists and locals as toddler-sized electronic riders clad in a colorful racing silks ride gangly beasts across the sands. Camel racing is a popular entertainment attraction and sport in Qatar.
Motor Bike Racing
Enjoy World Super-bike racing and the Moto Grand Prix at Losail International Racetrack in Qatar. Run on the 5.4 km track, the Qatar Moto GP, in its 7th year, is one of the most exciting, longest and fastest motor bike grand prix races in the world. www.qatar-grandprix.com
Doha Sports Stadiums & Football Clubs
Catch the action of a Qatar football game and listen to the Arabic football chants shouted to the sounds of the drums. There are 10 football teams in Qatar, each supported by a local club and stadium.
Ice Skating & Bowling
Ice skating is becoming a popular activity in Qatar. Doha's City Centre Mall has two large ice skating rinks, where tourists and locals can rent skates and take a break from the city. Doha also offers bowling alleys with one exclusively for ladies. The Qatar Bowling Centre is a 32-lane facility for ten-pin bowling.
Khalifa International Stadium
Part of the Doha Sports City complex, Khalifa International Stadium (National Stadium) is a multi-purpose sports stadium in Doha. Main venue for the Doha 2006 Asian Games, the 50,000 capacity stadium is home of the Qatar national football team and hosts a variety of sports. The stadium hosted an international football match between Brazil and England in 2009 and the athletics of the 2009 ISF World School Games.
Grand Hamad Stadium
A multi-purpose sports stadium in Doha, Qatar, Grand Hamad Stadium is primarily used for football matches. Home field of the Al-Arabi Sports Club football team, the 13,000-seat stadium was a major venue during the 2006 Asian Games for sports, including football, table tennis, rugby sevens and fencing