The Olympic Committee is tasked with organizing the large-scale nationwide activities that are held all over Qatar, and include a wide variety of sports such as; football, basketball, tennis, marathons, open walks, as well as regional sports such as camel riding.
Other venues of sports day include Aspire Zone, Katara, The Pearl, among others.
One notable example is Her Majesty's Civil Service in the UK, which holds a number of departmental sports days.
The United States routinely spends more tax dollars per high-school athlete than per high-school math student—unlike most countries worldwide.
In June 2005, Country Life magazine published a report claiming that school sports days have become excessively competitive due to overbearing and "over-zealous" parents, who place too much pressure on their children to succeed.
The report also revealed that many schools have banned "mothers and fathers" races due to fighting and cheating.Sports day, called undōkai (運動会) in Japanese, is usually held on a Saturday or Sunday in Japanese schools.During weeks preceding the sports day, students practice their events which they would like to show their parents and friends, within their class of physical education, which often includes tamaire, performances by the school band and presentations by various school clubs as well as individual and group competitive events.These practices, and the sports days themselves, normally take place on the schools' fields, which provide little relief from the heat and sun.Some schools have responded by scheduling their sports days during cooler months and by encouraging their students to drink water regularly.These sports days are held between the various houses in a particular school.In India, many traditional games such as Kho-Kho and Kabaddi, March-past are played.Sports days (British English) or field days (American English) are events staged by many schools and offices in which people participate in competitive sporting activities, often with the aim of winning trophies or prizes.Though they are often held at the beginning of summer, they are staged in the autumn or spring seasons, especially in countries where the summer is very harsh.They can include straightforward sprints and longer races for all age groups as well as egg and spoon races.Three legged races are run as well as sack races, wheelbarrow races, and parent and child races.