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February 18, 2016
Qatar 2022, Qatar Rail and National Olympic Committee presentations available for download

LAUSANNE, February 18, 2016 - During the 79th AIPS Congress in Doha, representatives of leading international sporting bodies and local committees spoke to members of the global media about the current state of their sport or of upcoming event organization, as is the case with Qatar 2022. Given the need for monitoring, reform and transparency in both sport and sports journalism, AIPS has made it possible for their presentations from Doha to be available for viewing and download.

QATAR OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

Qatarís rising position as an international sporting hub was well documented during the AIPS Congress. With events such as the 2019 IAAF World Championships, the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the distinct possibility of a 2028 Summer Olympic bid, the role of sports in Qatar has become a major talking point in global sport, visible by the local, regional and international events in a variety of disciplines that the Gulf nation is organizing on a weekly basis.

Dr. Thani Al Kuwari, Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee spoke to delegates ate the AIPS Congress about the growing role of sport among Qataris, and the nationís 2030 Strategy, in which sport and the national Olympic Committee are heavily involved.

The full presentation outlined by Dr. Thani Al Kuwari, Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee is available for download here.

QATAR 2022 SUPREME COMMITTEE FOR DELIVERY AND LEGACY

The pinnacle of Qatarís 2030 sporting vision is the much-contested FIFA World Cup in 2022. Nasser Al Khater, Assistant Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy outlined the infrastructure, legacy and host country operations of the Committee and the details of the construction and renovation of the eight stadiums to be used for the 2022 World Cup including:

1. Khalifa International Stadium, Seating capacity: 40,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2016

2. Al Wakrah Stadium, Seating capacity: 40,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2018

3. Al Bayt Stadium Ė Al Khor City, Seating capacity: 60,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2018

4. Qatar Foundation Stadium, Seating capacity: 40,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2019

5, Al Rayyan Stadium, Seating capacity: 40,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2019

6, Ras Bu Abboud Stadium, Seating capacity: 40,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2019

7. Al Thumama Stadium, Seating capacity: 40,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2020

8. Lusail Stadium, Seating capacity: 80,000, Expected Delivery Date: 2020

The full presentation outlined by Nasser Al Khater, Assistant Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy is available for download here.

QATAR RAIL

Qatar Rail Managing Director Abdulla Al Subaie presented the nationís public transport infrastructure developmental plans of developing a rail network before the 2022 FIFA World Cup.The largest infrastructure project, Doha Metro stretches over a 215-kilometre rail network with up to 100 stations, with the first phase set to be completed by 2019. The first phase is expected. The Doha Metro will include three lines, including Red, Green and Gold.

Highlights of the project include the aim of a 100% reuse of the excavated waste and projected 600,000 passenger trips a day by 2021.

The full presentation outlined by Qatar Rail Managing Director Abdulla Al Subaie is available for download here.

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