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Aspire Zone

Aspire Zone, also known as Doha Sports City, is a 250-hectare (2.5 km2) sporting complex located in Al Waab district of Doha, Qatar. Owned by the Aspire Zone Foundation, it was established as an international sports destination in 2003 and in the following year an educational center for the development of sporting champions (Aspire Academy) was opened.

The complex contains several sporting venues, mostly constructed in preparation for the 2006 Asian Games. Aspire Zone is also home to Doha's tallest structure, the Aspire Tower, and is adjacent to Villaggio Mall, the most popular mall in Qatar.


Aspetar, a specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, is among the facilities of Aspire Zone. Commencing operations in 2007, it was the first-ever sports medicine hospital in the Middle East region. It earned accreditation as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in 2009. The hospital publishes a journal entitled Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal.

Sporting venues

Aspire Zone's sporting venues include:

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