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DOHA - The spectacular launch of the Doha 2016 logo and tagline are highlights of the latest blog entry by the Bid’s Chairman. In his blog, the first of its kind, the Doha 2016 Bid Chairman, Mr Hassan Ali Bin Ali, also reflects on the meaning of the Bid’s tagline, “Celebrating Change”.
Top awards for Qatar’s Aspire Dome and Khalifa Stadium
DOHA - The Aspire Dome, the world’s largest indoor sports facility, received silver medal at the 20th International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) Congress in Cologne. Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Secretary General of the Qatar National Olympic Committee, attended the ceremony in Cologne, where he also received the bronze medal, which was awarded to the Khalifa Stadium.
Design students reveal inspiration behind Doha 2016 logo
9.11.2007 DOHA - Design students Fatma Mohammed Almoghunni and Lejla Niksic have revealed the local Qatari inspiration for the Doha 2016 logo design. The two postgraduate students from the Virginia Commonwealth University of Qatar (VCUQ) met the press at the Shafallah Center for children with special needs together with David Woodward, President and Creative Director of North Design, who is developing the overall Doha 2016 branding design
Young sports stars of tomorrow
Eight of ASPIRE's promising young athletes have recently been selected to represent their county in their chosen sports, thanks to new partnerships with local sports organisations.
School Olympic Year
In Qatar, the 2007-08 academic year has been declared the ‘School Olympic Year’.